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School of Public Health: Weiss Ram

Researchers / חוקרים

 Last updated June 2021 - School of Public Health

List of Publications

(1) Halloun R, Weiss R. Alarming trends in childhood and adolescent obesity in Israel. Isr Med Assoc J 2021;23(4):253-255.

(2) Ben-Porat T, Weiss R, Sherf-Dagan S, Rottenstreich A, Kaluti D, Khalaileh A, et al. Food Addiction and Binge Eating During One Year Following Sleeve Gastrectomy: Prevalence and Implications for Postoperative Outcomes. Obes Surg 2021;31(2):603-611.

(3) Ben-Porat T, Weiss R, Khalaileh A, Abu Gazala M, Kaluti D, Mintz Y, et al. The impact of preoperative vitamin administration on skeletal status following sleeve gastrectomy in young and middle-aged women: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Obes 2021.

(4) Ben-Porat T, Elazary R, Sherf-Dagan S, Weiss R, Levin G, Rottenstreich M, et al. Factors Associated with the Development of Anemia During Pregnancy After Sleeve Gastrectomy. Obes Surg 2020;30(10):3884-3890.

(5) Ben-Porat T, Weiss R, Sherf-Dagan S, Nabulsi N, Maayani A, Khalaileh A, et al. Nutritional Deficiencies in Patients with Severe Obesity before Bariatric Surgery: What Should Be the Focus During the Preoperative Assessment? J Acad Nutri Diet 2020;120(5):874-884.

(6) Caprio S, Santoro N, Weiss R. Childhood obesity and the associated rise in cardiometabolic complications. Nature Meta 2020;2(3):223-232.

(7) Galderisi A, Polidori D, Weiss R, Giannini C, Pierpont B, Tricò D, et al. Lower insulin clearance parallels a reduced insulin sensitivity in obese youths and is associated with a decline in B-cell function over time. Diabetes 2019;68(11):2074-2084.

(8) Gepstein V, Weiss R. Obesity as the Main Risk Factor for Metabolic Syndrome in Children. Front Endocrinol 2019;10.

(9) Hagman E, Besor O, Hershkop K, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Mata M, et al. Relation of the degree of obesity in childhood to adipose tissue insulin resistance. Acta Diabetol 2019;56(2):219-226.

(10) Hagman E, Hecht L, Marko L, Azmanov H, Groop L, Santoro N, et al. Predictors of responses to clinic-based childhood obesity care. Pediatr Diabetes 2018;19(8):1351-1356.

(11) Bohula EA, Scirica BM, Inzucchi SE, McGuire DK, Keech AC, Smith SR, et al. Effect of lorcaserin on prevention and remission of type 2 diabetes in overweight and obese patients (CAMELLIA-TIMI 61): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2018;392(10161):2269-2279.

(12) Galderisi A, Giannini C, Weiss R, Kim G, Shabanova V, Santoro N, et al. Trajectories of changes in glucose tolerance in a multiethnic cohort of obese youths: an observational prospective analysis. Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2018;2(10):726-735.

(13) Ben-Porat T, Elazary R, Sherf-Dagan S, Goldenshluger A, Brodie R, Mintz Y, et al. Bone health following bariatric surgery: Implications for management strategies to attenuate bone loss. Adv Nutr 2018;9(2):114-127.

(14) Tirosh A, Auerbach A, Bonella B, Zavras PD, Belyavskaya E, Lyssikatos C, et al. Failure to Thrive in the Context of Carney Complex. Horm Res Paediatr 2018;89(1):38-46.

(15) Weiss R, Hagman E. Pathogenesis of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in childhood obesity. Contemp Endocrinol 2018:379-391.

(16) Zabarsky G, Beek C, Hagman E, Pierpont B, Caprio S, Weiss R. Impact of Severe Obesity on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youth. J Pediatr 2018;192:105-114.

(17) Weiss R, Nassar H, Sinnreich R, Abu-Ahmad W, Otvos J, Kark JD. Palestinian Arab ethnicity is associated with an adverse metabolic phenotype. Clin Chim Acta 2017;475:56-63.

(18) Weiss R, Santoro N, Giannini C, Galderisi A, Umano GR, Caprio S. Prediabetes in youths: mechanisms and biomarkers. Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2017;1(3):240-248.

(19) Arnoni-Bauer Y, Bick A, Raz N, Imbar T, Amos S, Agmon O, et al. Is it me or my hormones? neuroendocrine activation profiles to visual food stimuli across the menstrual cycle. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017;102(9):3406-3414.

(20) Ben-Porat T, Elazary R, Goldenshluger A, Sherf Dagan S, Mintz Y, Weiss R. Nutritional deficiencies four years after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy—are supplements required for a lifetime? Surg Obes Relat Dis 2017;13(7):1138-1144.

(21) Brufani C, Tura A, Bedogni G, Luciano R, Sbrignadello S, Fintini D, et al. Inside out the Ragbag of Glucose Intolerance in Obese Adolescents. Horm Res Paediatr 2017;87(5):287-294.

(22) Zamrazilova H, Weiss R, Hainer V, Aldhoon-Hainerová I. Cardiometabolic health in obese adolescents is related to length of obesity exposure: A pilot study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016;101(8):3088-3095.

(23) Hershkop K, Besor O, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Caprio S, Weiss R. Adipose insulin resistance in obese adolescents across the spectrum of glucose tolerance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016;101(6):2423-2431.

(24) Farpour-Lambert NJ, Baker JL, Hassapidou M, Holm JC, Nowicka P, O"malley G, et al. Childhood Obesity Is a Chronic Disease Demanding Specific Health Care - A Position Statement from the Childhood Obesity Task Force (COTF) of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). Obes Facts 2015;8(5):342-349.

(25) Ben-Porat T, Elazary R, Yuval JB, Wieder A, Khalaileh A, Weiss R. Nutritional deficiencies after sleeve gastrectomy: Can they be predicted preoperatively? Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015;11(5):1029-1036.

(26) Weiss R, Garg SK, Bergenstal RM, Klonoff DC, Bode BW, Bailey TS, et al. Predictors of hypoglycemia in the ASPIRE in-home study and effects of automatic suspension of insulin delivery. J Diabetes Sci Technol 2015;9(5):1016-1020.

(27) DeFronzo RA, Ferrannini E, Groop L, Henry RR, Herman WH, Holst JJ, et al. Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nat Rev Disease Prim 2015;1.

(28) Ojeniran MA, Emokpae A, Mabogunje C, Akintan P, Hoshen M, Weiss R. How are children with HIV faring in Nigeria?- A 7 year retrospective study of children enrolled in HIV care. BMC Pediatr 2015;15(1).

(29) Weiss R, Magge SN, Santoro N, Giannini C, Boston R, Holder T, et al. Glucose effectiveness in obese children: Relation to degree of obesity and dysglycemia. Diabetes Care 2015;38(4):689-695.

(30) Weiss R, Nassar H, Sinnreich R, Kark JD. Differences in the triglyceride to HDL-cholesterol ratio between Palestinian and Israeli adults. PLoS ONE 2015;10(1).

(31) Weiss R. Insulin resistance in the morbidly obese adolescent. Morbid Obesity in Adolescents: Conservative Treatment and Surgical Approaches; 2015. p. 7-14.

(32) Weiss R, Garg SK, Bode BW, Bailey TS, Ahmann AJ, Schultz KA, et al. Hypoglycemia Reduction and Changes in Hemoglobin A1c in the ASPIRE In-Home Study. Diabetes Technol Ther 2015;17(8):542-547.

(33) Bereket A, Kiess W, Lustig RH, Muller HL, Goldstone AP, Weiss R, et al. Hypothalamic obesity in children. Pediatr Adolesc Med 2015;19:13-30.

(34) Keidar A, Appelbaum L, Schweiger C, Hershkop K, Matot I, Constantini N, et al. Baseline Abdominal Lipid Partitioning Is Associated with the Metabolic Response to Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg 2014;24(10):1709-1716.

(35) Holder T, Giannini C, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Shaw M, Duran E, et al. A low disposition index in adolescent offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes: a risk marker for the development of impaired glucose tolerance in youth. Diabetologia 2014;57(11):2413-2420.

(36) Weiss R. Effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on β-cell function. Diabetes 2014;63(4):1171-1173.

(37) Weiss R, Lustig RH. Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and disorders of energy balance. Pediatric Endocrinology: Fourth Edition; 2014. p. 956-1014.e1.

(38) Hecht L, Weiss R. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes in obese children. Curr Diabetes Rep 2014;14(1).

(39) Howe LD, Zimmermann E, Weiss R, Sørensen TIA. Do rapid BMI growth in childhood and early-onset obesity offer cardiometabolic protection to obese adults in mid-life? Analysis of a longitudinal cohort study of Danish men. BMJ Open 2014;4(4).

(40) Holm JC, Nowicka P, Farpour-Lambert NJ, O'Malley G, Hassapidou M, Weiss R, et al. The ethics of childhood obesity treatment-from the childhood obesity task force (COTF) of European association for the study of obesity (EASO). Obes Facts 2014;7(4):274-281.

(41) Blumenfeld O, Dichtiar R, Shohat T, Bistritzer Z, Rahmeal M, Klar A, et al. Trends in the incidence of type 1 diabetes among Jews and Arabs in Israel. Pediatr Diabetes 2014;15(6):422-427.

(42) Keidar A, Hershkop KJ, Marko L, Schweiger C, Hecht L, Bartov N, et al. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy for obese patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomised trial. Diabetologia 2013;56(9):1914-1918.

(43) Weiss R, Bremer AA, Lustig RH. What is metabolic syndrome, and why are children getting it? Ann New York Acad Sci 2013;1281(1):123-140.

(44) Santoro N, Weiss R. Metabolic syndrome in youth: Current insights and novel serum biomarkers. Biomarkers Med 2012;6(6):719-727.

(45) Bereket A, Kiess W, Lustig RH, Muller HL, Goldstone AP, Weiss R, et al. Hypothalamic obesity in children. Obes Rev 2012;13(9):780-798.

(46) Giannini C, Weiss R, Cali A, Bonadonna R, Santoro N, Pierpont B, et al. Evidence for early defects in insulin sensitivity and secretion before the onset of glucose dysregulation in obese youths: A longitudinal study (Diabetes (2012) 61, (606-614)). Diabetes 2012;61(4):967.

(47) Giannini C, Weiss R, Cali A, Bonadonna R, Santoro N, Pierpont B, et al. Evidence for early defects in insulin sensitivity and secretion before the onset of glucose dysregulation in obese youths: A longitudinal study. Diabetes 2012;61(3):606-614.

(48) Zung A, Blumenfeld O, Shehadeh N, Dally Gottfried O, Rakover YT, Hershkovitz E, et al. Increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Israeli children following the Second Lebanon War. Pediatr Diabetes 2012;13(4):326-333.

(49) Weiss R. Cardiovascular Risk Clustering in Obese Children. Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity; 2011. p. 139-146.

(50) Dubnov-Raz G, Weiss R, Raz R, Arieli R, Constantini NW. Acanthosis nigricans and truncal fat in overweight and obese children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2011;24(9-10):697-701.

(51) Volovelsky O, Weiss R. Fatty liver disease in obese children relation to other metabolic risk factors. Int J Pediatr Obes 2011;6(SUPPL. 1):59-64.

(52) Giannini C, Santoro N, Caprio S, Kim G, Lartaud D, Shaw M, et al. The triglyceride-to-HDL cholesterol ratio: Association with insulin resistance in obese youths of different ethnic backgrounds. Diabetes Care 2011;34(8):1869-1874.

(53) Weiss R, Caprio S. The Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood. The Metabolic Syndrome: Second Edition; 2011. p. 81-87.

(54) Weiss R. Childhood metabolic syndrome: Must we define it to deal with it? Diabetes Care 2011;34(SUPPL. 2):S171-S176.

(55) Keidar A, Hecht L, Weiss R. Bariatric surgery in obese adolescents. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2011;14(3):286-290.

(56) Weiss R, D'Adamo E, Santoro N, Hershkop K, Caprio S. Basal α-cell up-regulation in obese insulin-resistant adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;96(1):91-97.

(57) Weiss R, Otvos JD, Sinnreich R, Miserez AR, Kark JD. The triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio in adolescence and subsequent weight gain predict nuclear magnetic resonance-measured lipoprotein subclasses in adulthood. J Pediatr 2011;158(1):44-50.

(58) Schweiger C, Weiss R, Keidar A. Effect of different bariatric operations on food tolerance and quality of eating. Obes Surg 2010;20(10):1393-1399.

(59) D'Adamo E, Northrup V, Weiss R, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Savoye M, et al. Ethnic differences in lipoprotein subclasses in obese adolescents: Importance of liver and intraabdominal fat accretion. Am J Clin Nutr 2010;92(3):500-508.

(60) D'Adamo E, Cali AMG, Weiss R, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Northrup V, et al. Central role of fatty liver in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance in obese adolescents. Diabetes Care 2010;33(8):1817-1822.

(61) Weiss R. Metabolic syndrome in childhood - Causes and effects. Endocr Dev 2010;19:62-72.

(62) Pajunen P, Landgraf R, Muylle F, Neumann A, Lindström J, Schwarz PE, et al. Quality indicators for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in Europe image. Horm Metab Res 2010;42(SUPPL. 1):S56-S63.

(63) Baker JL, Farpour-Lambert NJ, Nowicka P, Pietrobelli A, Weiss R. Evaluation of the overweight/obese child - Practical tips for the primary health care provider: Recommendations from the childhood obesity task force of the European association for the study of obesity. Obes Facts 2010;3(2):131-137.

(64) Weiss R. Surgery: Bariatric surgery in adolescentsthe sooner the better? Nat Rev Endocrionol 2010;6(3):125-126.

(65) Schweiger C, Weiss R, Berry E, Keidar A. Nutritional deficiencies in bariatric surgery candidates. Obes Surg 2010;20(2):193-197.

(66) Weiss R, Kark JD. Adiponectin and lipoprotein particle size: Response to Tsuzaki et al. Diabetes Care 2010;33(1).

(67) Levy-Marchal C, Arslanian S, Cutfield W, Sinaiko A, Druet C, Marcovecchio ML, et al. Insulin resistance in children: Consensus, perspective, and future directions. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95(12):5189-5198.

(68) Lindström J, Neumann A, Sheppard KE, Gilis-Januszewska A, Greaves CJ, Handke U, et al. Take action to prevent diabetes- The IMAGE toolkit for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in Europe. Horm Metab Res 2010;42(SUPPL. 1):S37-S55.

(69) Paulweber B, Valensi P, Lindström J, Lalic NM, Greaves CJ, McKee M, et al. A European evidence-based guideline for the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Horm Metab Res 2010;42(SUPPL. 1):S3-S36.

(70) Hurvitz M, Weiss R. The young female athlete. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2009;7(2):43-49.

(71) Weiss R. Bariatric surgery for obese adolescents - 'make assurance doubly sure'. Obes Facts 2009;2(5):277-280.

(72) Weiss R, Appelbaum L, Schweiger C, Matot I, Constantini N, Idan A, et al. Short-term dynamics and metabolic impact of abdominal fat depots after bariatric surgery. Diabetes Care 2009;32(10):1910-1915.

(73) Weiss R, Shaw M, Savoye M, Caprio S. Obesity dynamics and cardiovascular risk factor stability in obese adolescents. Pediatr Diabetes 2009;10(6):360-367.

(74) Weiss R, Otvos JD, Flyvbjerg A, Miserez AR, Frystyk J, Sinnreich R, et al. Adiponectin and lipoprotein particle size. Diabetes Care 2009;32(7):1317-1319.

(75) Weiss D, Naik P, Weiss R. The 'big pharma' dilemma: Develop new drugs or promote existing ones? Nat Rev Drug Discov 2009;8(7):533-534.

(76) Raz I, Weiss R, Yegorchikov Y, Bitton G, Nagar R, Pesach B. Effect of a local heating device on insulin and glucose pharmacokinetic profiles in an open-label, randomized, two-period, one-way crossover study in patients with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion. Clin Ther 2009;31(5):980-987.

(77) Lustig RH, Weiss R. Disorders of Energy Balance. Pediatric Endocrinology; 2008. p. 788-838.

(78) Fraenkel M, Weiss R, Leizerman I, Anaby D, Golomb E, Leibowitz G, et al. Scanning electron microscopic analysis of intramyocellular lipid droplets in an animal model of type 2 diabetes. Obesity 2008;16(3):695-699.

(79) Weiss R, Gillis D. Patho-physiology and dynamics of altered glucose metabolism in obese children and adolescents. Int J Pediatr Obes 2008;3(SUPPL.1):15-20.

(80) Taksali SE, Caprio S, Dziura J, Dufour S, Calí AMG, Goodman TR, et al. High visceral and low abdominal subcutaneous fat stores in the obese adolescent:A determinant of an adverse metabolic phenotype. Diabetes 2008;57(2):367-371.

(81) Weiss R. Devices for the treatment of obesity: Will understanding the physiology of satiety unravel new targets for intervention? J Diabetes Sci Technol 2008;2(3):501-508.

(82) Weiss R, Caprio S. Obesity and T2DM in youth. Epidemiology of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes; 2008. p. 125-137.

(83) Raz I, Weiss R. The Controversies in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension (CODHy) meeting: what is it all about? Diabetes Care 2008;31 Suppl 2:S111-112.

(84) Weiss R, Kaufman FR. Metabolic complications of childhood obesity: identifying and mitigating the risk. Diabetes Care 2008;31 Suppl 2:S310-316.

(85) Cali' AMG, Bonadonna RC, Trombetta M, Weiss R, Caprio S. Metabolic abnormalities underlying the different prediabetic phenotypes in obese adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008;93(5):1767-1773.

(86) Shehadeh N, Weitzer-Kish H, Shamir R, Shihab S, Weiss R. Impact of early postnatal weight gain and feeding patterns on body mass index in adolescence. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2008;21(1):9-15.

(87) Weiss R. Impaired glucose tolerance and risk factors for progression to type 2 diabetes in youth. Pediatr Diabetes 2007;8(SUPPL. 9):70-75.

(88) Weiss R, Caprio S. Obesity and T2DM in youth. Endocr Res 2007;33(1-2):59-72.

(89) Weiss R, Raz I. Diabetic ketoacidosis - Beware of cerebral edema! Harefuah 2007;146(12):939.

(90) Weiss R. Fat distribution and storage: How much, where, and how? Eur J Endocrinol 2007;157(SUPPL. 1):S39-S45.

(91) Weiss R, Cali AM, Dziura J, Burgert TS, Tamborlane WV, Caprio S. Degree of obesity and glucose allostasis are major effectors of glucose tolerance dynamics in obese youth. Diabetes Care 2007;30(7):1845-1850.

(92) Savoye M, Shaw M, Dziura J, Tamborlane WV, Rose P, Guandalini C, et al. Effects of a weight management program on body composition and metabolic parameters in overweight children: A randomized controlled trial. J Am Med Assoc 2007;297(24):2697-2704.

(93) Weiss R, Yegorchikov Y, Shusterman A, Raz I. Noninvasive continuous glucose monitoring using photoacoustic technology - Results from the first 62 subjects. Diabetes Technol Ther 2007;9(1):68-74.

(94) Weiss R, Lazar I. The need for continuous blood glucose monitoring in the intensive care unit. J Diabetes Sci Technol 2007;1(3):412-414.

(95) Weiss R, Niecestro R, Raz I. The role of sulodexide in the treatment of diabetic nephropathy. Drugs 2007;67(18):2681-2696.

(96) Goldberg PA, Weiss R, McCrimmon RJ, Hintz EV, Dziura JD, Sherwin RS. Antecedent Hypercortisolemia Is Not Primarily Responsible for Generating Hypoglycemia-Associated Autonomic Failure. Diabetes 2006;55(4):1121-1126.

(97) Weiss R, Raz I. Focus on childhood fitness, not just fatness. Lancet 2006;368(9532):261-262.

(98) Weiss R, Caprio S. Development of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. Minerva Med 2006;97(3):263-269.

(99) Weiss R, Taksali SE, Caprio S. Development of type 2 diabetes children and adolescents. Curr Diabetes Rep 2006;6(3):182-187.

(100) Weiss R, Caprio S. Altered glucose metabolism in obese youth. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2006;3(3):233-238.

(101) Weiss R, Dziura JD, Burgert TS, Taksali SE, Tamborlane WV, Caprio S. Ethnic differences in beta cell adaptation to insulin resistance in obese children and adolescents. Diabetologia 2006;49(3):571-579.

(102) Burgert TS, Dziura J, Yeckel C, Taksali SE, Weiss R, Tamborlane W, et al. Microalbuminuria in pediatric obesity: Prevalence and relation to other cardiovascular risk factors. Int J Obes 2006;30(2):273-280.

(103) Weiss R. Insulin sensitivity and secretion: Swaying the pendulum. J Pediatr 2006;148(1):3-4.

(104) Winer JC, Zern TL, Taksali SE, Dziura J, Cali AMG, Wollschlager M, et al. Adiponectin in childhood and adolescent obesity and its association with inflammatory markers and components of the metabolic syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;91(11):4415-4423.

(105) Burgert TS, Taksali SE, Dziura J, Goodman TR, Yeckel CW, Papademetris X, et al. Alanine aminotransferase levels and fatty liver in childhood obesity: Associations with insulin resistance, adiponectin, and visceral fat. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;91(11):4287-4294.

(106) Weiss R, Caprio S, Trombetta M, Taksali SE, Tamborlane WV, Bonadonna R. β-cell function across the spectrum of glucose tolerance in obese youth. Diabetes 2005;54(6):1735-1743.

(107) Weiss R, Taksali SE, Dufour S, Yeckel CW, Papademetris X, Cline G, et al. The "Obese insulin-sensitive" adolescent: Importance of adiponectin and lipid partitioning. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;90(6):3731-3737.

(108) Weiss R, Taksali SE, Tamborlane WV, Burgert TS, Savoye M, Caprio S. Predictors of changes in glucose tolerance status in obese youth. Diabetes Care 2005;28(4):902-909.

(109) Yeckel CW, Taksali SE, Dziura J, Weiss R, Burgert TS, Sherwin RS, et al. The normal glucose tolerance continuum in obese youth: Evidence for impairment in β-cell function independent of insulin resistance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;90(2):747-754.

(110) Weiss R, Caprio S. The metabolic consequences of childhood obesity. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;19(3 SPEC. ISS.):405-419.

(111) Engelmann G, Lenhartz H, Grulich-Henn J, Davis TME, Ee CK, Invitti C, et al. Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents [2] (multiple letters). New Engl J Med 2004;351(11):1146-1148.

(112) Weiss R, Dziura J, Burgert TS, Tamborlane WV, Taksali SE, Yeckel CW, et al. Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents. New Engl J Med 2004;350(23):2362-2374.

(113) Yeckel CW, Weiss R, Dziura J, Taksali SE, Dufour S, Burgert TS, et al. Validation of insulin sensitivity indices from oral glucose tolerance test parameters in obese children and adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004;89(3):1096-1101.

(114) Weiss R, Caprio S. A tale of twins and insulin resistance. J Pediatr 2004;144(5):567-568.

(115) Caprio S, Weiss R. The metabolic phenotype of pre-diabetes in obese youth. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2004;14(5):270-275.

(116) Mann H, Caprio S, Weiss R, Tamborlane W. Ethics of research involving vulnerable populations [3] (multiple letters). Lancet 2003;362(9398):1857-1858.

(117) Weiss R, Dufour S, Taksali SE, Tamborlane WV, Petersen KF, Bonadonna RC, et al. Prediabetes in obese youth: A syndrome of impaired glucose tolerance, severe insulin resistance, and altered myocellular and abdominal fat partitioning. Lancet 2003;362(9388):951-957.

(118) Weiss R, Dufour S, Groszmann A, Petersen K, Dziura J, Taksali SE, et al. Low adiponectin levels in adolescent obesity: A marker of increased intramyocellular lipid accumulation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003;88(5):2014-2018.

(119) Pillar G, Schuscheim G, Weiss R, Malhotra A, McCowen KC, Shlitner A, et al. Interactions between hypoglycemia and sleep architecture in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr 2003;142(2):163-168.