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Tracking of Overweight from 7-8y Old to 13-14y Old School Children: A 6-year Follow-up Study in Korea

Lee K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):268-276.
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the effects of baseline BMI and BMI change on overweight school children by tracking them for over 6years. METHODS: A total of 351 Korean school children were...
The Development of a Web-based Weight Reduction Program for Public Health Care

Kwon HJ, Kim KA, Kang JH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):242-267.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is growing and becoming a common health problem in Korea. The purpose of this study was to develop a weight reduction program for public health care using the...
Influence of Obesity on The Diagnostic Value of Electrocardiographic Criteria for Detecting Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Hong JS, Park KH, Park JH, Song HJ, Paek YJ, Cho JJ, Cho GC

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):235-241.
BACKGROUND: Obesity may limit sensitivity of ECG voltage criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) because of increased distance of exploring electrodes from the left ventricle. So we aimed to evaluate...
White Blood Cell Count is Higher in Women with Metabolic Syndrome: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of Korea

Kim JA, Kim SM, Choi YS, Yoon D

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):228-234.
OBJECTIVE: In order to characterize the association between metabolic syndrome (MS) and inflammation, this study has focused on a delineation of the relationship existing between white blood cell (WBC) counts...
Association between Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Rate Variability

Jung HH, Choi YS, Kim SH, Sohn KJ, Kim DG, Hong JI, Jeong KS, Kim JA

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):220-227.
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome (MS) increases the risk of cardiovascular events. Heart rate variability (HRV) represents autonomic function and reduced HRV significantly increases cardiovascular mortality. In this study, we investigated whether...
Depressive Symptomatology and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Women

Yoon DH, Park JH, Cho SC, Park MJ, Kim SS, Choi SH, Choi SY, Jeong IK, Lee CM, Shin CS, Cho SH, Oh BH, Choi JK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Dec;14(4):213-219.
BACKGROUND: Depression is prevalent among women and has been associated with a variety of diseases, more specifically with cardiovascular disease. The metabolic syndrome is gaining reputation as an important risk...

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