• 242 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20122020

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Joon Young Kim is a patient-oriented researcher with specific focus on childhood obesity, metabolism and type 2 diabetes. His research focuses on understanding of the pathophysiology/pathogenesis of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese youth. Specifically, his research has focused on

  1. Identification of novel phenotypic biomarkers and genetic targets of obesity and type 2 diabetes
  2. Pathophysiology of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese youth vs. adults
  3. Genetic contributions (i.e., SNPs) to the emerging biomarkers of type 2 diabetes
  4. Interaction effects of genetic component and physical activity on cardiometabolic traits
  5. Effects of lifestyle intervention on emerging biomarkers of type 2 diabetes risk in obese youth

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Research Output

  • 242 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Letter

beta-cell function, incretin response, and insulin sensitivity of glucose and fat metabolism in obese youth: Relationship to OGTT-time-to-glucose-peak

Kim, J. Y., Tfayli, H., Bacha, F., Lee, S., Michaliszyn, S. F., Yousuf, S., Gebara, N. & Arslanian, S., Feb 2020, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 21, 1, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipose tissue insulin resistance in youth on the spectrum from normal weight to obese and from normal glucose tolerance to impaired glucose tolerance to type 2 diabetes

Kim, J. Y., Bacha, F., Tfayli, H., Michaliszyn, S. F., Yousuf, S. & Arslanian, S., Feb 1 2019, In : Diabetes Care. 42, 2, p. 265-272 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 16 Scopus citations
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Impaired lipolysis, diminished fat oxidation, and metabolic inflexibility in obese girls with polycystic ovary Syndrome

    Kim, J. Y., Tfayli, H., Michaliszyn, S. F. & Arslanian, S., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 103, 2, p. 546-554 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 10 Scopus citations

    Insulin sensitivity across the lifespan from obese adolescents to obese adults with impaired glucose tolerance: Who is worse off?

    Arslanian, S., Kim, J. Y., Nasr, A., Bacha, F., Tfayli, H., Lee, S. J. & Toledo, F. G. S., Mar 2018, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 19, 2, p. 205-211 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 15 Scopus citations

    Press and Media

    The Endocrine Society, April 1-4

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    2 items of Media coverage

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    10 Anti-Mullerian Hormone may Help Detect Polycystic Ovary ...

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    Anti-Mullerian Hormone may Help Detect Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Joon Young Kim

    4/5/16

    1 item of Media coverage

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    6 Anti-Mullerian Hormone may Help Detect Polycystic Ovary ...

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