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Plasma Ghrelin Levels in Obese Adults: The Relationship to Obesity Indices

Yang JW, Park JI, Kim SY, Kim JC, Kim KJ, Lee DY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):47-54.
BACKGROUND: Ghrelin is a new gut-brain peptide that has somatotropic, orexigenic and adipogenic effects. The aim of the study was to examine the concentration of plasma ghrelin in obese adults,...
The Factors Affecting the Fat Distribution in the Abdomen of Obese Women

Kim YH, Ou SW, Kim YS, Chun JH, Yang J, Yoon YS, Lee ES

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):39-46.
BACKGROUND: Abdominal obesity, especially, visceral obesity is thought to be a risk factor of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease. Based on previous...
An Activation of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta Attenuate Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Rats

Kim SM, Yoon DK, Yang BS, Cho KH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):29-38.
BACKGROUND: Author used the rat model of alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver disease in which feeding dietary with ethanol and high fat result in the development of fatty liver, necrosis, and...
The Association of Hair Tissue Magnesium Level with Obesity Related Variables

Suh HS, Chang SY, Choi JY, Lee SN, Lee K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):22-28.
BACKGROUND: The obesity was recognized the one of chronic inflammtory diseases and known as relating to the serum hypomagnesemia. But the above 99% of total magnesium exist in intracelluar area,...
Changes of Lipogenic and Lipolytic Activities Following Repeated Fasting and Refeeding in Rat

Lee CK, Kim YW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):16-21.
BACKGROUND: It is known that repeated fasting and refeeding increase capacity of fat storage in adipose tissue as an adaptive response to fasting. However, the amount of weight gain in...
Mechanism of Elevated Oxygen Consumption by Intralipid and Heparin Injection: Increased Skeletal Muscle Fat Oxidation and UCP3 Expression

Kim MS, Kim JY, Park SY, Kim YW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):9-15.
BACKGROUND: Energy homeostasis is maintained by the balance between energy uptake and expenditure. When energy uptake exceeds expenditure, surplus energy is accumulated to fat. Exercise and thermogenesis utilize energy substrate...
Efficacy and Safety of Phentermine for Obese Patients: A Preliminary Open-Label Study

Park YW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Mar;14(1):1-8.
BACKGROUND: Phentermine, an anti-obesity drug which has been used for more than 40 years in the United States, was recently introduced in Korea. There is no article about phentermine for...

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