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Fat distribution plays a role in weight loss success in patients at risk of diabetes
Date:8/24/2010

rs to differentiate fatty tissue from lean tissue throughout the body. MR spectroscopy generated additional data on the fat content of individual organs, such as the liver.

Researchers used improved insulin sensitivity to measure the success of the lifestyle intervention. Individuals with type 2 diabetes do not respond correctly to insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas that aids in metabolism. In pre-diabetes, cells become resistant to the action of insulin.

After nine months of participating in the lifestyle intervention, insulin sensitivity improved in 71 percent of the men and 58 percent of the women. Individuals with improved insulin sensitivity lost significant amounts of visceral fat (a mean reduction of 19 percent for women and 20 percent for men) and liver fat (a mean reduction of 35 percent for women and 44 percent for men) while reducing 3 to 5 percent of body weight.

"The participants who improved their health status as a result of diet and exercise started out with lower baseline levels of abdominal and liver fat," Machann said. "In our study, these two factors predetermined whether or not a lifestyle intervention would be successful for a particular individual."

Individuals who did not improve insulin sensitivity as a result of lifestyle changes lost much smaller amounts of visceral fat (a mean reduction of 4 percent for women and 6 percent for men). The men also lost less liver fat (a mean of 15 percent), and women gained a mean of 22 percent in liver fat.

"Our results demonstrate that with MRI and MR spectroscopy, we can determine who will benefit from dietary changes and exercise and who will need other interventions," Machann said.


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