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Cushing's Disease in an Obese Patient Accompanied by Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection and Nephrolithiasis

Hyun S, Kim JW, Hong MK, Kim MY, Lee SE, Lee SH, Kim J, Ahn J

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):219-221.
Cushing's disease can cause obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Nephrolithiasis is prevalent in obese population. A variety of factors influence the formation of nephrolithiasis such as gender, diet, and urinary excretion...
Economic Activities and Socioeconomic Status of Morbidly Obese Korean Adults

Park HA, Cho JJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):210-218.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is not only a health problem but also a socioeconomic problem. The aim of this study was to focus on the economic aspects of obesity related problems by...
Association between Body Mass Index, Abdominal Obesity Defined by Waist Circumference Criteria, and Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate in Healthy Korean Adults: 2007 the Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey

Yoon J, Kim KK, Hwang IC, Lee KS, Suh HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):202-209.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is known to increase the risk of chronic renal disease. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the correlation between BMI, abdominal obesity by waist circumference criteria...
The Evaluation of Workplace Obesity Intervention Program using Six Sigma Methodology

Kang JY, Park IK, Chang YK, Sung SH, Park YK, Cho SW, Paek YM, Choi TI

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):193-201.
BACKGROUND: This study was performed to develop, evaluate, and implement an effective obesity intervention program using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology. METHODS: A workplace obesity intervention program involving...
The Test of Validity Using an Accelerometer for the Assessment of Physical Activity-related Eenergy Expenditure

Jin YY, Ahn ES, Kang HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):185-192.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of Lifecorder and IDEEA by measuring energy expenditure while walking and running during a field test. METHODS: A total of...
The Effects of Non-surgical Weight Reduction on Daytime Sleepiness and Fatigue in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Anpea

Kang SG, Kim SH, Park SJ, Kim HN, Park YJ, Song SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):177-184.
BACKGROUND: Among the many complications caused by obesity, the most common respiratory complication is upper respiratory obstruction during sleep caused by snoring. Long term snoring may lead to obstructive sleep...
Calorie Restriction and Obesity under the Regulation of SIRT1

Choi IS, Kim KA, Yim JE, Kim YS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):170-176.
Obesity is one of the most important risk factors for various chronic diseases, especially related with environmental life style and eating habits. Obesity is also a risk factor of metabolic...
The Actions of PPARgamma Agonists on the Various Target Organs

Kang JG, Park CY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Dec;20(4):161-169.
Thiazolidinedione (TZD)s are peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) agonists regulating the expression of several genes involved in the regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism. Many clinical studies demonstrated that TZD...

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