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Four Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Mistaken for Simple Obesity in Young Women

Kim EY, Lim KS, Lee YJ, Choi MC, Chon S, Oh SJ, Woo JT, Kim SW, Kim JW, Kim YS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):107-112.
Obesity has increased due to a chronic excess of nutrient intake compared to the low level of energy expenditure in the industrial society. However, there are cases of secondary obesity...
The Comparison of Efficacy of Obesity Indices for Screening Metabolic Risk Factors Among Adults In Jeju Island

Park SG, Lee YW, Kong MH, Kim HJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):101-106.
BACKGROUND: Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference have been widely used as indices to determine obesity along with waist/height ratio. The purpose of this study was to compare the...
Body Composition in Girls with Precocious Puberty

Yoon JR, Ahn JH, Huh K, Park MJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):95-100.
BACKGROUND: Recent studies have shown that early onset of puberty may attribute to the increasing prevalence of obesity. The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between precocious...
Effect of Ubiquitous Shoes on Weight Management for Elementary Students

Yu OK, Yoon CS, Park TS, Rhee YK, Cha YS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):85-94.
BACKGROUND: By using the high-tech ubiquitous shoes, it is possible to measure objectively the quantity of exercising and collect conveniently a reliable data about the quantity of exercising in the...
The Association between Visceral Fat and Endotoxin

Chung JH, Kang MK, Rho JS, Yum KS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):78-84.
BACKGROUND: Visceral fat accumulation has been known to be an independent risk factor of cardiovascular disease with increased risk of diabetes. It is also associated with inflammation factor, such as...
Psychiatric Approach in the Treatment of Obesity

Kang WS, Kim JW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2010 Sep;19(3):71-77.
There are some evidence to suggest that common mental disorders and obesity may be related to one another. Co-occurrence between psychiatric disorders and obesity should be taken into account during...

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