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Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure Immediate After Bariatric Surgery

Jo YY, Jung WS, Park HY, Chang YJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):183-186.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.183
Surgery and general anesthesia can both lead to impaired lung function, abnormal gas exchange and abnormal respiratory mechanics in obese patients. A 37 year old obese female who had obesity...
Metabolic Syndrome is Associated with Low Adiponectin Level and Increased Insulin Resistance in Apparently Healthy Koreans

Yoo KH, Oh IM, Park JE, Kim MJ, Park JS, Park SJ, Jang EJ, Park SW, Kim SJ, Yoon YS, Joung HJ, Baik HW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):175-182.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.175
BACKGROUND: Previous studies identified that a low adiponectin level plays a significant role in the development of metabolic syndrome (MetS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship...
Association between the Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and High Sensitivity C-reactive Protein in Adults

Yeo J, Kim KK, Hwang IC

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):166-174.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.166
BACKGROUND: The relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and serum high sensitivity C reactive protein (hs-CRP) is not well established, and very few studies have addressed the role of...
The Effects of Participation in Exercise and Nutrition Education Program on Physical Fitness, Dietary Habits and Nutrition Intake Status for Adolescents

Kim OH, Park JK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):158-165.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.158
BACKGROUND: The current health promotion programs lack education on nutrition. This study was conducted to assess the effect of exercise and nutrition education program on physical fitness, dietary habits and...
The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Left Main Coronary Artery Architecture: A Virtual Histology Intravascular Ultrasound Analysis

Cho SH, Lee WS, Kim SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):148-157.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.148
BACKGROUND: An obesity paradox exists in which the overweight and obese patients seem to have a more favorable prognosis than in leaner patients with cardiovascular diseases. We evaluated the relationship...
What is the Most Reliable Obesity Iindex in Korean Elderly Population?

Yoon JH, Kim J, Lee SY, Kim K, Cho IY, Cho YM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):140-147.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.140
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. However, there is no confirmed index for diagnosing obesity in elderly population. Thus, we examined the accuracy of the currently...
Effects of Functional Food Components in Reducing Obesity-induced Inflammation and Metabolic Diseases

Kang JH, Yu R

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):132-139.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.132
Obesity-induced inflammation leads to metabolic complications such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, liver diseases, atherosclerosis, and certain types of cancers. Hence, modulation of obesity-induced inflammation is considered to be...
New Therapeutic Targets for Obesity Treatment in Basic Medical Science

Lee SK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Sep;21(3):125-131.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2012.21.3.125
Change in either energy intake or energy expenditure alone will meet resistance as compensatory adjustments occur, because body fat seems to be regulated homeostatically. Therefore, combined therapy targeting the multiple...

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