J Autism Dev Disord 2021 Mar 31. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
Department of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Health and Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition, Children's Mercy Kansas City/University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 2401 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, MO, 64108, USA.
Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at an increased risk for developing obesity when compared to their typically developing peers. Given higher prevalence of obesity in youth with ASD, understanding factors relating to success in obesity treatment provides insight into implementing efficacious treatments for youth. The current study examines age, sleep, and metabolic factors potentially affecting success in 74 youth (M = 11. Read More