Marion L. Vetter

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Weight and Eating Disorders
3535 Market Street, Suite 3108
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-5129
B.S. (Nutritional Science with Distinction)
Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, 1996.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2002.
M.S. (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

My research interests include mechanisms of improved glucose homeostasis after various weight loss interventions (including bariatric surgery) and behavioral interventions for weight loss and diabetes.

Selected Publications

Vakkalagadda B, Vetter ML, Rana J, Smith CH, Huang J, Karkas J, et al: Bioequivalence of saxagliptin/dapagliflozin fixed-dose combination tablets compared with coadministration of the individual tablets to healthy subjects. Pharmacol Res Perspect 3(6): e00201, January 12 2016.

Zivich S, Cauterucci M, Allen S, Vetter M, Vinnard C. : Long-term virologic outcomes following bariatric surgery in patients with HIV. Obes Res Clin Pract Sept 24 2015 Notes: pii: S1871-403X(15)00136-2. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2015.09.002.

Pownall HJ, Bray GA, Wagenknecht LE, Walkup MP, Heshka S, Hubbard VS, Hill J, Kahn SE, Nathan DM, Schwartz AV, Johnson KC; Look AHEAD Research Group: Changes in body composition over 8 years in a randomized trial of a lifestyle intervention: the Look AHEAD study. Obesity 23: 565-72, 2015.

Alfaris N, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Diewald L, Volger S, Vetter ML, et al.: Effects of a 2-year behavioral weight loss intervention on sleep and mood in obese individuals treated in primary care practice. Obesity 23(558-64), 2015.

Alonso A, Bahnson JL, Gaussoin SA, Bertoni AG, Johnson KC, Lewis CE, Vetter ML, et al. : Effect of an intensive lifestyle intervention on atrial fibrillation risk in individuals with type 2 diabetes: The Look AHEAD randomized trial. Am Heart J 170: 770-77, 2015.

Vetter ML, Wadden TA, Teff KL, Khan ZF, Carvajal R, Ritter S, et al. : GLP-1 plays a limited role in improved glycemia shortly after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a comparison with intensive lifestyle modification. Diabetes 64: 434-46, 2015.

Unick JL, Neiberg RH, Hogan PE, Cheskin LJ, Dutton GR, Jeffery R, Nelson JA, Pi-Sunyer X, West DS, Wing RR; Look AHEAD Research Group: Weight change in the first 2 months of a lifestyle intervention predicts weight change 8 years later. Obesity 23: 1353-56, 2015.

Foster GD, Wadden TA, Lagrotte CA, Vander Veur SS, Hesson LA, Homko CJ, Maschak-Carey BJ, Barbour NR, Bailer B, Diewald L, Komaroff E, Herring SJ, Vetter ML. : A randomized comparison of a commercially available portion-controlled weight loss intervention with a diabetes self-management education program. Nutrition and Diabetes 3: e63, March 18 2013 Notes: Doi:10.1038/nutd.2013.3.

Wadden TA, Volger S, Tsai AG, Sarwer DB, Berkowitz RI, Diewald LK, Carvajal R, Moran CH, Vetter ML. : Managing obesity in primary care practice: an overview with perspective from the POWER-UP study. International Journal of Obesity 37(Suppl. 1): S3-11, 2013.

Vetter ML, Wadden TA, Vinnard C, Moore RH, Khan Z, Volger S, et al: Gender differences in the relationship between symptoms of depression and high-sensitivity CRP. International Journal of Obesity 37(Suppl. 1): S38-43, 2013.

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