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David S. Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by David Ludwig and Cara Ebbeling.
Connection Strength

22.700
  1. Letter to the Editor: Reply to Guyenet and Hall. J Nutr. 2021 Aug 07; 151(8):2497-2498.
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    Score: 0.993
  2. Reply to R Prentice et al. J Nutr. 2021 Jun 01; 151(6):1674.
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    Score: 0.980
  3. Energy Requirement Is Higher During Weight-Loss Maintenance in Adults Consuming a Low- Compared with High-Carbohydrate Diet. J Nutr. 2020 08 01; 150(8):2009-2015.
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    Score: 0.925
  4. Effects of Sugar-Sweetened, Artificially Sweetened, and Unsweetened Beverages on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, Body Composition, and Sweet Taste Preference: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 08 04; 9(15):e015668.
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    Score: 0.924
  5. Testing the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity in a 5-month feeding study: the perils of post-hoc participant exclusions. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2020 07; 74(7):1109-1112.
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    Score: 0.913
  6. Scientific discourse in the era of open science: a response to Hall et al. regarding the Carbohydrate-Insulin Model. Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 12; 43(12):2355-2360.
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    Score: 0.874
  7. Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trial. BMJ. 2018 11 14; 363:k4583.
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    Score: 0.822
  8. 90th Anniversary Commentary: Obesity among Offspring of US Immigrants: After 20 Years, a Need to Safeguard Children from the Obesogenic Environment. J Nutr. 2018 10 01; 148(10):1674-1677.
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    Score: 0.815
  9. The Carbohydrate-Insulin Model of Obesity: Beyond "Calories In, Calories Out". JAMA Intern Med. 2018 08 01; 178(8):1098-1103.
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    Score: 0.806
  10. A randomized study of dietary composition during weight-loss maintenance: Rationale, study design, intervention, and assessment. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 02; 65:76-86.
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    Score: 0.770
  11. Raising the bar on the low-carbohydrate diet. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 11; 104(5):1487-1488.
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    Score: 0.714
  12. Sugar-sweetened beverages, genetic risk, and obesity. N Engl J Med. 2013 01 17; 368(3):287.
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    Score: 0.549
  13. A randomized trial of sugar-sweetened beverages and adolescent body weight. N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 11; 367(15):1407-16.
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    Score: 0.537
  14. Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance. JAMA. 2012 Jun 27; 307(24):2627-34.
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    Score: 0.528
  15. Weight-loss maintenance--mind over matter? N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 25; 363(22):2159-61.
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    Score: 0.473
  16. Pediatric obesity prevention initiatives: more questions than answers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Nov; 164(11):1067-9.
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    Score: 0.471
  17. Nutritively sweetened beverages and obesity. JAMA. 2009 Jun 03; 301(21):2209-10; author reply 2210-1.
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    Score: 0.427
  18. Tracking pediatric obesity: an index of uncertainty? JAMA. 2008 May 28; 299(20):2442-3.
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    Score: 0.398
  19. Weighing the data in studies of the glycaemic index. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Jul; 32(7):1190.
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    Score: 0.385
  20. Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2007 May 16; 297(19):2092-102.
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    Score: 0.370
  21. Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intake. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):869-75.
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    Score: 0.369
  22. Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot study. Pediatrics. 2006 Mar; 117(3):673-80.
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    Score: 0.341
  23. Overweight children and adolescents. N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 08; 353(10):1070-1; author reply 1070-1.
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    Score: 0.330
  24. Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 May; 81(5):976-82.
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    Score: 0.322
  25. Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescents. JAMA. 2004 Jun 16; 291(23):2828-33.
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    Score: 0.303
  26. A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesity. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Aug; 157(8):773-9.
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    Score: 0.285
  27. Childhood obesity: public-health crisis, common sense cure. Lancet. 2002 Aug 10; 360(9331):473-82.
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    Score: 0.266
  28. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children: primary care and public health considerations. JAMA. 2001 Sep 26; 286(12):1427-30.
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    Score: 0.251
  29. Diets Varying in Carbohydrate Content Differentially Alter Brain Activity in Homeostatic and Reward Regions in Adults. J Nutr. 2021 Aug 07; 151(8):2465-2476.
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    Score: 0.248
  30. Do Lower-Carbohydrate Diets Increase Total Energy Expenditure? An Updated and Reanalyzed Meta-Analysis of 29 Controlled-Feeding Studies. J Nutr. 2021 03 11; 151(3):482-490.
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    Score: 0.241
  31. Treating obesity in youth: should dietary glycemic load be a consideration? Adv Pediatr. 2001; 48:179-212.
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    Score: 0.238
  32. Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Content on Circulating Metabolic Fuel Availability in the Postprandial State. J Endocr Soc. 2020 Jul 01; 4(7):bvaa062.
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    Score: 0.228
  33. Testing the carbohydrate-insulin model in mice: The importance of distinguishing primary hyperinsulinemia from insulin resistance and metabolic dysfunction. Mol Metab. 2020 05; 35:100960.
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    Score: 0.224
  34. Methodological error in measurement of energy expenditure by the doubly labeled water method: much ado about nothing? Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 11 01; 110(5):1253-1254.
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    Score: 0.220
  35. Discrepancies in the Registries of Diet vs Drug Trials. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 11 01; 2(11):e1915360.
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    Score: 0.220
  36. Improving the Quality of Dietary Research. JAMA. 2019 Oct 22; 322(16):1549-1550.
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    Score: 0.219
  37. Ultra-Processed Food and Obesity: The Pitfalls of Extrapolation from Short Studies. Cell Metab. 2019 07 02; 30(1):3-4.
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    Score: 0.214
  38. An Academia-Industry Partnership for Planning and Executing a Community-Based Feeding Study. Curr Dev Nutr. 2018 Sep; 2(9):nzy060.
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    Score: 0.200
  39. Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet. Pediatrics. 2018 06; 141(6).
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    Score: 0.198
  40. Source of bias in sugar-sweetened beverage research: a systematic review. Public Health Nutr. 2018 08; 21(12):2345-2350.
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    Score: 0.197
  41. Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe? Clin Chem. 2018 01; 64(1):34-41.
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    Score: 0.191
  42. Hepatic, adipocyte, enteric and pancreatic hormones: response to dietary macronutrient composition and relationship with metabolism. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2017; 14:44.
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    Score: 0.187
  43. Effects of Advice to Drink 8 Cups of Water per Day in Adolescents With Overweight or Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 05 01; 171(5):e170012.
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    Score: 0.185
  44. Metabolomic profiles as reliable biomarkers of dietary composition. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 03; 105(3):547-554.
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    Score: 0.181
  45. Creating an integrated care model for childhood obesity: a randomized pilot study utilizing telehealth in a community primary care setting. Clin Obes. 2016 Dec; 6(6):380-388.
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    Score: 0.179
  46. A telephone intervention to achieve differentiation in dietary intake: a randomized trial in paediatric primary care. Pediatr Obes. 2017 12; 12(6):494-501.
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    Score: 0.175
  47. Relationship of insulin dynamics to body composition and resting energy expenditure following weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Nov; 23(11):2216-22.
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    Score: 0.165
  48. Providing food to treat adolescents at risk for cardiovascular disease. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Oct; 23(10):2109-17.
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    Score: 0.165
  49. Physical changes in the home environment to reduce television viewing and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among 5- to 12-year-old children: a randomized pilot study. Pediatr Obes. 2016 10; 11(5):e12-5.
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    Score: 0.164
  50. A randomized pilot study of dietary treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents. Pediatr Obes. 2016 06; 11(3):210-20.
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    Score: 0.163
  51. Multi-component molecular-level body composition reference methods: evolving concepts and future directions. Obes Rev. 2015 Apr; 16(4):282-94.
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    Score: 0.158
  52. Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep; 98(3):641-7.
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    Score: 0.141
  53. A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children. Child Obes. 2013 Jun; 9(3):252-60.
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    Score: 0.141
  54. Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenance. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58172.
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    Score: 0.138
  55. Surgical vs lifestyle treatment for type 2 diabetes. JAMA. 2012 Sep 12; 308(10):981-2.
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    Score: 0.134
  56. Continuous glucose monitoring to assess the ecologic validity of dietary glycemic index and glycemic load. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Dec; 94(6):1519-24.
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    Score: 0.126
  57. Targeting dietary fat or glycemic load in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Apr; 92(1):37-45.
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    Score: 0.119
  58. Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1306-15.
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    Score: 0.117
  59. Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Sep; 17(9):1664-70.
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    Score: 0.107
  60. Effects of replacing the habitual consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with milk in Chilean children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Sep; 88(3):605-11.
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    Score: 0.101
  61. Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jul; 46(6):491-504.
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    Score: 0.093
  62. Relationship between funding source and conclusion among nutrition-related scientific articles. PLoS Med. 2007 Jan; 4(1):e5.
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    Score: 0.090
  63. Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis. Lancet. 2005 Jan 1-7; 365(9453):36-42.
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    Score: 0.079
  64. Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey. Pediatrics. 2004 Jan; 113(1 Pt 1):112-8.
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    Score: 0.073
  65. Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesity. Obes Rev. 2003 Feb; 4(1):73-4.
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    Score: 0.069
  66. Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low-glycaemic index diet? Yes. Obes Rev. 2002 Nov; 3(4):235-43.
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    Score: 0.068
  67. Antegrade intravenous catheterization for metabolic studies in man. Diabetologia. 2002 Dec; 45(12):1742-3.
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    Score: 0.067
  68. A physiological basis for disparities in diabetes and heart disease risk among racial and ethnic groups. J Nutr. 2002 Sep; 132(9):2492-3.
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    Score: 0.067
  69. A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies. Cell Rep Med. 2021 Feb 16; 2(2):100203.
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    Score: 0.060
  70. Incorrect analyses were used in "Different enteral nutrition formulas have no effect on glucose homeostasis but on diet-induced thermogenesis in critically ill medical patients: a randomized controlled trial" and corrected analyses are requested. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 01; 73(1):152-153.
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    Score: 0.050
  71. Genetic Evidence That Carbohydrate-Stimulated Insulin Secretion Leads to Obesity. Clin Chem. 2018 01; 64(1):192-200.
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    Score: 0.048
  72. Calorically restricted diets decrease PCSK9 in overweight adolescents. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 Apr; 27(4):342-349.
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    Score: 0.045
  73. Effects of a low glycemic load or a low-fat dietary intervention on body weight in obese Hispanic American children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Feb; 97(2):276-85.
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    Score: 0.034
  74. Effects of high and low glycemic load meals on energy intake, satiety and hunger in obese Hispanic-American youth. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e523-31.
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    Score: 0.030
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.