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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
Address1100 BATES STREET
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    1. Bacha F. Reply. J Pediatr. 2016 Dec 30. PMID: 28043684.
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    2. Bacha F, Arslanian SA. Race or vitamin D: A determinant of intima media thickness in obese adolescents? Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Nov 17. PMID: 27860112.
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    3. Arslanian S, El Ghormli L, Bacha F, Caprio S, Goland R, Haymond MW, Levitsky L, Nadeau KJ, White NH, Willi SM. Adiponectin, Insulin Sensitivity, ß-Cell Function, and Racial/Ethnic Disparity in Treatment Failure Rates in TODAY. Diabetes Care. 2017 Jan; 40(1):85-93. PMID: 27803118.
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    4. Tomsa A, Klinepeter Bartz S, Krishnamurthy R, Krishnamurthy R, Bacha F. Endothelial Function in Youth: A Biomarker Modulated by Adiposity-Related Insulin Resistance. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:171-177. PMID: 27546204.
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    5. Bacha F, Gidding SS, Pyle L, Levitt Katz L, Kriska A, Nadeau KJ, Lima JA. Relationship of Cardiac Structure and Function to Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Lean Body Mass in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 177:159-166.e1. PMID: 27499218; PMCID: PMC5037030 [Available on 10/01/17].
    6. Bacha F, Gidding SS. Cardiac Abnormalities in Youth with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Curr Diab Rep. 2016 Jul; 16(7):62. PMID: 27168062.
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    7. Kim JY, Michaliszyn SF, Nasr A, Lee S, Tfayli H, Hannon T, Hughan KS, Bacha F, Arslanian S. The Shape of the Glucose Response Curve During an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Heralds Biomarkers of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Obese Youth. Diabetes Care. 2016 Jun 12. PMID: 27293201.
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    8. Marcus MD, Wilfley DE, El Ghormli L, Zeitler P, Linder B, Hirst K, Ievers-Landis CE, van Buren DJ, Walders-Abramson N. Weight change in the management of youth-onset type 2 diabetes: the TODAY clinical trial experience. Pediatr Obes. 2016 May 10. PMID: 27161901.
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    9. Nambam B, Silverstein J, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Beck RW, Paul Wadwa R, Klingensmith G, Willi SM, Wood JR, Bacha F, Thomas IH, Tamborlane WV. A cross-sectional view of the current state of treatment of youth with type 2 diabetes in the USA: enrollment data from the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium Type 2 Diabetes Registry. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Mar 11. PMID: 26970319.
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    10. Tamborlane WV, Haymond MW, Dunger D, Shankar R, Gubitosi-Klug R, Bethin K, Karres J, Tomasi P, Libman I, Hale PH, Portman R, Klingensmith G, Reed M, Blumer J, Giacoia G. Expanding Treatment Options for Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: Current Problems and Proposed Solutions: A White Paper From the NICHD Diabetes Working Group. Diabetes Care. 2016 Mar; 39(3):323-9. PMID: 26908928; PMCID: PMC4764039 [Available on 03/01/17].
    11. Michaliszyn SF, Lee S, Bacha F, Tfayli H, Farchoukh L, Mari A, Ferrannini E, Arslanian S. Differences in ß-cell function and insulin secretion in Black vs. White obese adolescents: do incretin hormones play a role? Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Jan 22. PMID: 26799689.
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    12. Klingensmith GJ, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ, Barbour LA, Goland RS, Willi SM, Linder B, White NH. Pregnancy Outcomes in Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: The TODAY Study Experience. Diabetes Care. 2016 Jan; 39(1):122-9. PMID: 26628417; PMCID: PMC4686849 [Available on 01/01/17].
    13. Libman IM, Miller KM, DiMeglio LA, Bethin KE, Katz ML, Shah A, Simmons JH, Haller MJ, Raman S, Tamborlane WV, Coffey JK, Saenz AM, Beck RW, Nadeau KJ. Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2015 Dec 1; 314(21):2241-50. PMID: 26624824.
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    14. Wood JR, Connor CG, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Tamborlane WV, Klingensmith G, Schatz D, Gregg B, Cengiz E, Willi S, Bacha F, Beck RW. Vitamin D status in youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes enrolled in the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium (PDC) is not worse than in youth without diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Nov 26. PMID: 26611890.
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    15. Bacha F, Klinepeter Bartz S. Insulin resistance, role of metformin and other non-insulin therapies in pediatric type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Nov 23. PMID: 26592507.
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    16. Zeitler P, Hirst K, Copeland KC, El Ghormli L, Levitt Katz L, Levitsky LL, Linder B, McGuigan P, White NH, Wilfley D. HbA1c After a Short Period of Monotherapy With Metformin Identifies Durable Glycemic Control Among Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2015 Dec; 38(12):2285-92. PMID: 26537182; PMCID: PMC4657618 [Available on 12/01/16].
    17. Silverstein J, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Kollman C, Beck RW, Klingensmith GJ, Wood JR, Willi S, Bacha F, Lee J, Cengiz E, Redondo MJ, Tamborlane WV. Depressive Symptoms in Youth With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes: Results of the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium Screening Assessment of Depression in Diabetes Study. Diabetes Care. 2015 Dec; 38(12):2341-3. PMID: 26459274.
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    18. Mohd Nor NS, Lee S, Bacha F, Tfayli H, Arslanian S. Triglyceride glucose index as a surrogate measure of insulin sensitivity in obese adolescents with normoglycemia, prediabetes, and type 2 diabetes mellitus: comparison with the hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Aug 6. PMID: 26251318.
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    19. Bartz SK, Caldas MC, Tomsa A, Krishnamurthy R, Bacha F. Urine Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio: A Marker of Early Endothelial Dysfunction in Youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep; 100(9):3393-9. PMID: 26176802.
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    20. DuBose SN, Hermann JM, Tamborlane WV, Beck RW, Dost A, DiMeglio LA, Schwab KO, Holl RW, Hofer SE, Maahs DM. Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Germany, Austria, and the United States. J Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 167(3):627-32.e1-4. PMID: 26164381.
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    21. Weinstock RS, Drews KL, Caprio S, Leibel NI, McKay SV, Zeitler PS. Metabolic syndrome is common and persistent in youth-onset type 2 diabetes: Results from the TODAY clinical trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jul; 23(7):1357-61. PMID: 26047470.
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    22. Tan HC, Roberts J, Catov J, Krishnamurthy R, Shypailo R, Bacha F. Mother's pre-pregnancy BMI is an important determinant of adverse cardiometabolic risk in childhood. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 16(6):419-26. PMID: 25800542.
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    23. Bacha F, Edmundowicz D, Sutton-Tyrell K, Lee S, Tfayli H, Arslanian SA. Coronary artery calcification in obese youth: what are the phenotypic and metabolic determinants? Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep; 37(9):2632-9. PMID: 25147256; PMCID: PMC4392940.
    24. Burns SF, Lee S, Bacha F, Tfayli H, Hannon TS, Arslanian SA. Pre-diabetes in overweight youth and early atherogenic risk. Metabolism. 2014 Dec; 63(12):1528-35. PMID: 25240909; PMCID: PMC4252973.
    25. Michaliszyn SF, Mari A, Lee S, Bacha F, Tfayli H, Farchoukh L, Ferrannini E, Arslanian S. ?-cell function, incretin effect, and incretin hormones in obese youth along the span of glucose tolerance from normal to prediabetes to type 2 diabetes. Diabetes. 2014 Nov; 63(11):3846-55. PMID: 24947360; PMCID: PMC4207396.
    26. Levitt Katz L, Gidding SS, Bacha F, Hirst K, McKay S, Pyle L, Lima JA. Alterations in left ventricular, left atrial, and right ventricular structure and function to cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents with type 2 diabetes participating in the TODAY clinical trial. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Feb; 16(1):39-47. PMID: 24450390; PMCID: PMC4107202.
    27. Abbott DH, Bacha F. Ontogeny of polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance in utero and early childhood. Fertil Steril. 2013 Jul; 100(1):2-11. PMID: 23809624; PMCID: PMC3732450.
    28. de las Heras J, Rajakumar K, Lee S, Bacha F, Holick MF, Arslanian SA. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D in obese youth across the spectrum of glucose tolerance from normal to prediabetes to type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jul; 36(7):2048-53. PMID: 23340897; PMCID: PMC3687316.
    29. Bacha F, Gungor N, Lee S, de las Heras J, Arslanian S. Indices of insulin secretion during a liquid mixed-meal test in obese youth with diabetes. J Pediatr. 2013 May; 162(5):924-9. PMID: 23290511; PMCID: PMC3637870.
    30. Sjaarda L, Lee S, Tfayli H, Bacha F, Bertolet M, Arslanian S. Measuring ?-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in youth: does the hyperglycemic clamp suffice? Diabetes Care. 2013 Jun; 36(6):1607-12. PMID: 23275361; PMCID: PMC3661845.
    31. Michaliszyn SF, Sjaarda LA, Mihalik SJ, Lee S, Bacha F, Chace DH, De Jesus VR, Vockley J, Arslanian SA. Metabolomic profiling of amino acids and ?-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Nov; 97(11):E2119-24. PMID: 22977272; PMCID: PMC3485593.
    32. Bacha F, Gungor N, Lee S, Arslanian SA. Progressive deterioration of ?-cell function in obese youth with type 2 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2013 Mar; 14(2):106-11. PMID: 22913617; PMCID: PMC3648791.
    33. Sjaarda LA, Michaliszyn SF, Lee S, Tfayli H, Bacha F, Farchoukh L, Arslanian SA. HbA(1c) diagnostic categories and ?-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese adolescents. Diabetes Care. 2012 Dec; 35(12):2559-63. PMID: 22912428; PMCID: PMC3507599.
    34. Lee S, Bacha F, Hannon T, Kuk JL, Boesch C, Arslanian S. Effects of aerobic versus resistance exercise without caloric restriction on abdominal fat, intrahepatic lipid, and insulin sensitivity in obese adolescent boys: a randomized, controlled trial. Diabetes. 2012 Nov; 61(11):2787-95. PMID: 22751691; PMCID: PMC3478522.
    35. Bacha F, Pyle L, Nadeau K, Cuttler L, Goland R, Haymond M, Levitsky L, Lynch J, Weinstock RS, White NH, Caprio S, Arslanian S. Determinants of glycemic control in youth with type 2 diabetes at randomization in the TODAY study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2012 Aug; 13(5):376-83. PMID: 22332798; PMCID: PMC3355206.
    36. Sjaarda LG, Bacha F, Lee S, Tfayli H, Andreatta E, Arslanian S. Oral disposition index in obese youth from normal to prediabetes to diabetes: relationship to clamp disposition index. J Pediatr. 2012 Jul; 161(1):51-7. PMID: 22325254; PMCID: PMC3366166.
    37. Mihalik SJ, Michaliszyn SF, de las Heras J, Bacha F, Lee S, Chace DH, DeJesus VR, Vockley J, Arslanian SA. Metabolomic profiling of fatty acid and amino acid metabolism in youth with obesity and type 2 diabetes: evidence for enhanced mitochondrial oxidation. Diabetes Care. 2012 Mar; 35(3):605-11. PMID: 22266733; PMCID: PMC3322714.
    38. De Las Heras J, Lee S, Bacha F, Tfayli H, Arslanian S. Cross-sectional association between blood pressure, in vivo insulin sensitivity and adiponectin in overweight adolescents. Horm Res Paediatr. 2011; 76(6):379-85. PMID: 21968570; PMCID: PMC3696355.
    39. Bacha F, Gungor N, Lee S, Arslanian SA. Type 2 diabetes in youth: are there racial differences in ?-cell responsiveness relative to insulin sensitivity? Pediatr Diabetes. 2012 May; 13(3):259-65. PMID: 21933317; PMCID: PMC3618982.
    40. Burns SF, Bacha F, Lee SJ, Tfayli H, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Declining ?-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity with escalating OGTT 2-h glucose concentrations in the nondiabetic through the diabetic range in overweight youth. Diabetes Care. 2011 Sep; 34(9):2033-40. PMID: 21750275; PMCID: PMC3161262.
    41. George L, Bacha F, Lee S, Tfayli H, Andreatta E, Arslanian S. Surrogate estimates of insulin sensitivity in obese youth along the spectrum of glucose tolerance from normal to prediabetes to diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jul; 96(7):2136-45. PMID: 21508130; PMCID: PMC3205514.
    42. Tfayli H, Lee SJ, Bacha F, Arslanian S. One-hour plasma glucose concentration during the OGTT: what does it tell about ?-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese children? Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 Sep; 12(6):572-9. PMID: 21466647; PMCID: PMC3428209.
    43. Libman IM, Barinas-Mitchell E, Marcovina S, Bacha F, Hannon T, Tfayli H, Lee SJ, Bansal S, Robertson R, Arslanian S. ?-cell autoimmunity in overweight non-diabetic youth: any implications? Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 May; 12(3 Pt 2):207-11. PMID: 21518410; PMCID: PMC3425606.
    44. Bacha F, Lee S, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. From pre-diabetes to type 2 diabetes in obese youth: pathophysiological characteristics along the spectrum of glucose dysregulation. Diabetes Care. 2010 Oct; 33(10):2225-31. PMID: 20592052; PMCID: PMC2945164.
    45. Tfayli H, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian S. Islet cell antibody-positive versus -negative phenotypic type 2 diabetes in youth: does the oral glucose tolerance test distinguish between the two? Diabetes Care. 2010 Mar; 33(3):632-8. PMID: 20028940; PMCID: PMC2827522.
    46. Tfayli H, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian S. Phenotypic type 2 diabetes in obese youth: insulin sensitivity and secretion in islet cell antibody-negative versus -positive patients. Diabetes. 2009 Mar; 58(3):738-44. PMID: 19073767; PMCID: PMC2646074.
    47. Bacha F, Gungor N, Lee S, Arslanian SA. In vivo insulin sensitivity and secretion in obese youth: what are the differences between normal glucose tolerance, impaired glucose tolerance, and type 2 diabetes? Diabetes Care. 2009 Jan; 32(1):100-5. PMID: 18835946; PMCID: PMC2606839.
    48. Hannon TS, Bacha F, Lin Y, Arslanian SA. Hyperinsulinemia in African-American adolescents compared with their American white peers despite similar insulin sensitivity: a reflection of upregulated beta-cell function? Diabetes Care. 2008 Jul; 31(7):1445-7. PMID: 18417751; PMCID: PMC2453672.
    49. Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Measures of beta-cell function during the oral glucose tolerance test, liquid mixed-meal test, and hyperglycemic clamp test. J Pediatr. 2008 May; 152(5):618-21. PMID: 18410762; PMCID: PMC2396878.
    50. Lee S, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian S. Comparison of different definitions of pediatric metabolic syndrome: relation to abdominal adiposity, insulin resistance, adiponectin, and inflammatory biomarkers. J Pediatr. 2008 Feb; 152(2):177-84. PMID: 18206686.
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    51. Lee S, Gungor N, Bacha F, Arslanian S. Insulin resistance: link to the components of the metabolic syndrome and biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction in youth. Diabetes Care. 2007 Aug; 30(8):2091-7. PMID: 17475936.
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    52. Lee S, Bacha F, Arslanian SA. Waist circumference, blood pressure, and lipid components of the metabolic syndrome. J Pediatr. 2006 Dec; 149(6):809-16. PMID: 17137898.
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    53. Hannon TS, Bacha F, Lee SJ, Janosky J, Arslanian SA. Use of markers of dyslipidemia to identify overweight youth with insulin resistance. Pediatr Diabetes. 2006 Oct; 7(5):260-6. PMID: 17054447.
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    54. Lee S, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Cardiorespiratory fitness in youth: relationship to insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Sep; 14(9):1579-85. PMID: 17030969.
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    55. Bacha F, Saad R, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Are obesity-related metabolic risk factors modulated by the degree of insulin resistance in adolescents? Diabetes Care. 2006 Jul; 29(7):1599-604. PMID: 16801585.
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    56. Bacha F, Arslanian SA. Ghrelin and peptide YY in youth: are there race-related differences? J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Aug; 91(8):3117-22. PMID: 16720664.
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    57. Lee S, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Waist circumference is an independent predictor of insulin resistance in black and white youths. J Pediatr. 2006 Feb; 148(2):188-94. PMID: 16492427.
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    58. Lee S, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Racial differences in adiponectin in youth: relationship to visceral fat and insulin sensitivity. Diabetes Care. 2006 Jan; 29(1):51-6. PMID: 16373895.
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    59. Gungor N, Hannon T, Libman I, Bacha F, Arslanian S. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in youth: the complete picture to date. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2005 Dec; 52(6):1579-609. PMID: 16301084.
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    60. Bacha F, Saad R, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Does adiponectin explain the lower insulin sensitivity and hyperinsulinemia of African-American children? Pediatr Diabetes. 2005 Jun; 6(2):100-2. PMID: 15963038.
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    61. Gungor N, Bacha F, Saad R, Janosky J, Arslanian S. Youth type 2 diabetes: insulin resistance, beta-cell failure, or both? Diabetes Care. 2005 Mar; 28(3):638-44. PMID: 15735201; PMCID: PMC3428068.
    62. Bacha F, Arslanian SA. Ghrelin suppression in overweight children: a manifestation of insulin resistance? J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 May; 90(5):2725-30. PMID: 15728212.
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    63. Arslanian SA, Bacha F, Saad R, Gungor N. Family history of type 2 diabetes is associated with decreased insulin sensitivity and an impaired balance between insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion in white youth. Diabetes Care. 2005 Jan; 28(1):115-9. PMID: 15616243.
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    64. Bacha F, Saad R, Gungor N, Arslanian SA. Adiponectin in youth: relationship to visceral adiposity, insulin sensitivity, and beta-cell function. Diabetes Care. 2004 Feb; 27(2):547-52. PMID: 14747242.
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    65. Bacha F, Saad R, Gungor N, Janosky J, Arslanian SA. Obesity, regional fat distribution, and syndrome X in obese black versus white adolescents: race differential in diabetogenic and atherogenic risk factors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jun; 88(6):2534-40. PMID: 12788850.
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    66. Bacha F, Hoo JJ. New syndrome characterized by sparse hair, prominent nose, small mouth, micrognathia, cleft palate, crumpled upper helices, digit anomaly, and mild developmental delay. Am J Med Genet. 2001 Jun 1; 101(1):70-3. PMID: 11343342.
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    67. Bacha F, Domachowske JB. Pasteurella multocida pneumonia in an adolescent with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy following exposure to his helper dog. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2001 Mar; 40(3):159-61. PMID: 11307962.
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