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Two Cases of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome with Metabolic Syndrome Presenting with Hirsutism in Adolescence

Huh K, Ko JK, Park MJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):167-172.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is diagnosed by a combination of oligo-anovulation, clinical/biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism, or ultrasound findings consistent with PCOS. It is also associated with metabolic abnormalities, such as...
Relationship Between C-reactive Protein, Several Adipokines and Metabolic Risk Factors in Korean Children

Lee HJ, Yun KE, Park HS, Kim SM, Choi KM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):158-166.
BACKGROUND: C-reactive protein and adipokines are associated with obesity and insulin resistance. The relations between C-reactive protein, adipokines and metabolic risk factors have been extensively studied in adults, but there...
Effect of a School-based Intervention for Overweight Children "Fitness Class" Performed on Elementary Schools Located in Seoul

Cho YG, Song HR, Kim KA, Kang JH, Kang JH, Song YH, Yun HJ, Kim HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):146-157.
BACKGROUND: Preventing and treating obesity during childhood have been recognized as effective strategy to tackle the global epidemic of obesity. School setting is suitable to carry out intervention for childhood...
Relationship Between Exercise, Body Fatness and Metabolic Syndrome

Kim KN, Joo NS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):138-145.
BACKGROUND: Increased body fat was associated with insulin resistance, glucose and lipid metabolism, and blood pressure and non-exercise is risk factor for metabolic syndrome. But, the studies considering both body...
Relationship Between C-reactive Protein and Obesity in Children

Ahn KY, Choi YS, Lee DW, Kim KY, Kim JH, Sung HN, Choi KM, Kim SM, Lee CB

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):131-137.
BACKGROUND: Low grade inflammation has been proposed as a pathophysiologic mechanism of obesity. Thus, we sought to determine the relation of C-reactive protein to obesity in Korean children. METHODS: We selected...
Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease

Yoon YS, Park HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Dec;18(4):123-130.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with end stage renal disease, as well as cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of CKD has rapidly increased with obesity epidemic. Cross sectional...

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