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Injectable and Oral Contraceptive Use and Their Impact on Body Fat

Professors involved

Mahbubur Rahman

External Collaborators

Prof.Abbey Berenson, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Grant funding

National Institutes of Health, USA


1.Berenson AB, Rahman M. Changes in weight, total fat, percent body fat, and central-to-
peripheral fat ratio associated with injectable and oral contraceptive use. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2009;200(3):329.e1-e8

2.Rahman M, Temple JA, Radecki Breitkopf C, Berenson AB. Racial difference in body fat distribution among reproductive-aged women. Metabolism 2009;58(9):1329-1337

3.Le YL, Rahman M, Berenson AB. Early weight gain predicting later weight gain among depot medroxyprogesterone users. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;114:279-284

4.Rahman M, Berenson AB Accuracy of current body mass index obesity classification for white, black and Hispanic reproductive-age women. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010;115(5) 982-988

5.Rahman M, Berenson AB. Self-perception of weight and its association with weight-related behaviors in young reproductive-aged women. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010;116(6):1274-1280

6.Berenson AB, van den Berg P, Williams KJ, Rahman M. Effects of injectable and oral contraceptives on glucose and insulin levels. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2011;117(1):41-47

7.Berenson AB, Rahman M, Wilkinson G. Effect of injectable and oral contraceptives on serum lipids. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;114(4):786-794