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The Factors Associated with Impaired Fasting Glucose in Adolescents

Kang JH, Kim K, Lee S, Yoo S

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):38-45.
BACKGROUND: Since the normal fasting plasma glucose level has decreased to below 100 mg/dL, the range for impaired fasting glucose (IFG) has expanded. Early detection and management of IFG in...
Energy Intake and Resting Energy Expenditure of Middle-aged Obese Korean Women

Seo YW, Lee HJ, Yun KE, Park HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):31-37.
BACKGROUND: Despite the increasing prevalence of obesity in Korea, studies concerning resting energy expenditure are scarce. In this study, we tried to study the relationship between obesity and energy balance...
Ten Year Change of Body Mass Index in Korean: 1997~2007

Bae NK, Kwon IS, Cho YC

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):24-30.
BACKGROUND: This study was to estimate the change of obesity for 10 years (1997~2007) in korean adults, people who had undergone one biennial medical examinations which represent characteristics of Korean...
The Relationship between Plasma Visfatin Level, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Women Without Diabetes

Kim JH, Cho GJ, Choi KM, Han JH, Yoon D, Kim SM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):15-23.
BACKGROUND: Visfatin is known to be secreted from visceral adipose tissue and have insulin-mimetic effect. Therefore, visfatin is considered to be related to obesity, especially central obesity, insulin resistance and...
Relationship between Circulating Obestatin Levels and Obesity Index in Obese Patients

Kang JG, Lee CB, Park H, Park CY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):8-14.
BACKGROUND: Obestain is a recently identified hormone that is encoded by ghrelin gene. The mean serum obestatin level, fasting level, and 2 hour after glucose loading level were measured in...
Effects of Alcohol on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome


  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Mar;18(1):1-7.
Alcohol is one of the major public health problems in Korea. Korea has one of the highest heavy drinking rates among OECD nations (63.4%) and drinking rates have increased even...

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