Metformin for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review

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Park, Min Hae; Kinra, Sanjay; Ward, Kirsten J.; White, Billy; Viner, Russell M.;
  • Publisher: American Diabetes Association
  • Journal: Diabetes Care,volume 32,issue 9,pages1,743-1,745 (issn: 0149-5992, eissn: 1935-5548)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2337/dc09-0258, pmc: PMC2732169
  • Subject: Meta-analyses | Reviews/Commentaries/ADA Statements
    mesheuropmc: nutritional and metabolic diseases

OBJECTIVE: To summarize the efficacy of metformin in reducing BMI and cardiometabolic risk in obese children and adolescents without diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Double-... View more
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