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Response: Association between Smoking Status and Metabolic Syndrome in Men (Korean J Obes 2014;23:99-105)


  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):291-292.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.291
No abstract available.
Letter: Association between Smoking Status and Metabolic Syndrome in Men (Korean J Obes 2014;23:99-105)

Koh G

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):289-290.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.289
No abstract available.
Psychological Characteristics of Obese Adult Participants in the Weight Management Program

Kim H, Han SN

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):281-288.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.281
BACKGROUND: Psychological aspect is an important factor that needs to be taken into consideration in a weight management program for it to be successful and effective. This paper studies the...
The Associations between Discordance of Body Image and Physical Activities among Adults Aged 19 to 64 Years: Based on the Data from 2010 Community Health Survey

Chun IA, Ryu SY, Park J, Han MA, Choi SW, Ko DS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):274-280.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.274
BACKGROUND: The purposes of this study were to evaluate the discordance of body image and to identify the associations between discordance of body image and physical activities among adults aged...
Effects of Price Inflation Policy on Obesity: Focused on Sugar Sweetened Beverages

Kim J, Shin D

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):257-273.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.257
BACKGROUND: Many countries have implemented their own price policies based on socioeconomic cost of obesity since WHO declared obesity as a worldwide epidemic disease. Korea's obesity rate is accelerating. METHODS: This...
Impacting Factors on Weight Control Steps with Respect to Diet Experience and Body Mass Index among University Students

Kim JS, Lee YM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):250-256.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.250
BACKGROUND: In modern society, university students are more concerned about their appearance than their health, which leads to excessive dieting. This study investigates the impacting factors on weight control steps...
The Relationship between Various Obesity Indices and Level of Male Hormone according to Different Age Groups

Lee YJ, Kim HJ, Kong MH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):245-249.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.245
BACKGROUND: The decrease in testosterone level during the aging process is associated with decrease in muscle mass and increase in visceral fat and body fat percent. The present study investigates...
Bariatric Surgery for Adolescents with Morbid Obesity

Ahn SM

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):242-244.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.242
No abstract available.
Vitamin D and Obesity

Jung CH, Mok JO

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):236-241.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.236
Vitamin D affects not only musculoskeletal health but also a range of nonskeletal diseases such as cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Vitamin D deficiency and...
Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Kim YN, Lee YH, Kim CH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):231-235.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.231
Bariatric surgery is considered to be the most effective treatment modality in maintaining long-term weight reduction and improving obesity-related conditions in patients who are morbidly obese. Recent studies have shown...
Regulation of Iron and Its Significance in Obesity and Complications

Chan YK, Sung HK, Sweeney G

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):222-230.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.222
Iron is an essential micronutrient with important roles in many critical physiological processes, especially as a structural component of hemoglobin responsible for oxygen transport. Iron homeostasis is tightly regulated, yet...
2014 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Overweight and Obesity in Korea

Kim MK, Lee WY, Kang JH, Kang JH, Kim BT, Kim SM, Kim EM, Suh SH, Shin HJ, Lee KR, Lee KY, Lee SY, Lee SY, Lee SK, Lee CB, Chung S, Jeong IK, Hur KY, Kim SS, Woo JT, Committee of Clinical Practice Guidelines, Korean Society for the Study of Obesity

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Dec;23(4):217-221.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2014.23.4.217
The dramatic increase in the prevalence of obesity and its accompanying comorbidities are major health concerns in Korea. Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) > or =25...

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