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Effects of Growth Hormone Treatment beyond the Body Fat Changes in GH-deficient Adults

Kim KW, Nam SY, Kim DS, Ahn CW, Kim KR, Lim SK, Lee E, Cha BS, Lee HC, Bruun JM, Richelsen

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):56-65.
BACKGROUND: The mechanisms underlying the effects of growth hormone(GH) on fat metabolism in GH-deficient (GHD) patients are not fully understood. This study was to evaluate the effects of GH replacement...
The Effect of Height on Body Weight Estimation by the Photo in Internet Users and Experts

Tak YJ, Kim YJ, Lee SY, Lee JG, Jung DW, Yi YH, Cho YH, Choi EJ, Cho BM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):50-55.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to see how height affects the estimation of body weight. Korean internet users and experts were asked to estimate the body weight of...
Factors Influencing Obesity among Adolescent: Analysis of 2011 Korean Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Jee YJ, Kim YH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):39-49.
BACKGROUND: Child and adolescent obesity is increasing worldwide, including Korea, and its importance is being emphasized. Therefore, identifying predictive factors of adolescent obesity is important for preventing obesity and necessary...
Effects of 12 Weeks Aerobic.anaerobic Combined Exercise Training on Fitness, Body Composition, Skeletal Muscle Index and Blood Lipid Profiles in Obese Elderly Women

Hong JY, Oak JS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):30-38.
BACKGROUND: Interests for preventing sarcopenic obesity in old age are getting higher. However, there are fewer researches for this. Hence, the purpose of this study was to verify the effects...
The Association between Serum Gamma-glutamyltransferase within Normal Range and Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases: Based on the Framingham Risk Score

Ko HJ, Choi CS, Youn CH, Lee DH, Lee SG

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):21-29.
BACKGROUND: We investigated the association between serum GGT level with risk factors of cardiovascular diseases and the Framingham risk score (FRS). METHODS: A Total of 712 subjects (men 160, women 552)...
Associations between Abdominal Adiposity and Three-dimensional Breast Density Using Digital Mammography

Seo HJ, Cho YB, Yu BY, Kang JH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):13-20.
BACKGROUND: Breast density and obesity are independent risk factors of breast cancer, but there are few studies on associations of three-dimensional breast density with abdominal adiposity. In this study, we...
Is Surgery Necessary for Morbid Obesity Patient? NECA Round-table Conference Consensus Statement

Kim G, Jang S, Choi YB, Hur Y, Oh SW, Kwon JW, Lee S

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):7-12.
BACKGROUND: The'NECA Round-table Conference (RTC)'of National Evidence-based Collaborating Agency (NECA) refers to the venues for discussions on core issues of dispute and seeking consensus on the basis of objective and...
Adipokines as a Mediator for Obesity-related Disorders

Yoo HJ, Choi KM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2013 Mar;22(1):1-6.
Adipose tissue which used to be simply known as a storage of surplus energy is now perceived as an independent and active endocrine organ, and various kinds of adipokine such...

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