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Risk Factors for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Park JH, Song HJ, Choun JK, Cho JJ, Paek YJ, Park KH, Kim A, Lee PR, Hwang JY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):178-185.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is 2~3% in Korean women and GDM is known as a risk factor of type 2 DM. The effects of pregestational weight...
The Association of Hair Zinc with Metabolic Risk Factors for Selected Women in Korea

Lee EJ, Kim SM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):170-177.
BACKGROUND: Interests in the role of micronutrients in obesity and its associated complications are recently increasing. Although zinc is an essential element for the function of many proteins including enzymes,...
Comparison of Anthropometric and Obesity Indices Across the UCP2 Insertion/Deletion Gene Polymorphism in Apparently Healthy Men of 20~0 Years Old

Lee JH, Lee YW, Kang HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):163-169.
The purpose of the study was to compare the anthropometric and body composition variables across the uncoupling protein-2 (UCP2) gene insertion (I)/deletion (D) polymorphism. A total of 200 apparently healthy...
Double-blind, Parallel-group, Placebo-controlled Multi-center Clinical Trial for Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Phentermine Hydrochloride in Obese Patients

Choi CJ, Kim KS, Kim SR, Kang JH, Park HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):155-162.
BACKGROUND: Phentermine is a sympathomimetic amine used as an appetite suppressant for short term therapy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of phentermine in...
Effect of Weight Reduction after Group Therapy on the Quality of Life of Patients with Obesity

Kang JG, Lee CB, Lee HS, Bae SC, Choi WH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):149-154.
BACKGROUND: This study was to exam the effect of weigh reduction after group therapy on the quality of life of patients with obesity. METHODS: The participants of this study were...
Serum Resistin Levels are Associated with Obesity but not with Insulin Resistance in Children and Adolescents

Kim YK, Ahn SM, Jo YE, Choi YJ, Song KE, Jung SH, Kim HJ, Chung YS, Lee KW, Kim DJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2005 Sep;14(3):141-148.
Resistin is a novel adipocyte-derived hormone that has been proposed to link obesity with insulin resistance and diabetes in mice models. However, many studies in humans have failed to reveal...

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