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Measuring BMI Cutoff Points of Korean Adults Using Morbidity of BMI-related Diseases

Park JH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):36-43.
BACKGROUND: WHO Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) has proposed a redefined classification of weight according to body mass index (BMI) for Asian adults in 2000. The purpose of this study...
The Association between Serum Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Levels and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults

Choi ES, Lee WY, Choi JH, Kim WJ, Bae JC, Yoo SH, Park SE, Rhee EJ, Park CY, Oh KW, Park SW, Kim SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):31-35.
BACKGROUND: Recent data have suggested that adipoctye derived monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) is related to obesity, insulin resistance and atherosclerosis. This study evaluates the relationship between serum MCP-1 concentrations and...
The State of Weight Control by Trans-Theoretical Model (TTM) and Physician's Advice about Weight Control in Overweight Adults

Jeong HS, Jee SH, Nam CM, Lee JK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):23-30.
BACKGROUND: Although the physicians' interest in weight control has increased, their counseling on weight control is still low. This study aims to identify the patient's stage of weight control and...
The Association of Homocysteine and Metabolic Syndrome

Shin KP, Lee SY, Kim YJ, Lee JG, Kim DH, Jung DW, Yi YH, Park SK, Cho YH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):16-22.
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of all the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases, in which insulin resistance plays a key role as the pathogenesis. Homocysteine is an amino acid...
Estimation for the Time of Adiposity Rebound in Korean Children and the Effects of Breast Feeding on BMI before Adiposity Rebound

Ju HO, Park CG

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):8-15.
BACKGROUND: An early age of adiposity rebound is known to be a risk factor for later obesity. The purpose of this study was to estimate the adiposity rebound point in...
Exercise Prescription for Visceral Fat Obesity

Kim HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2011 Mar;20(1):1-7.
Accumulating evidence indicates that abdominal adiposity is positively related to cardiovascular disease risk and some other diseases independently of overall adiposity. Exercise-induced weight loss preferentially reduces abdominal fat with obese...

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