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Response: The Risk Factors of Sarcopenia among Korean Elderly Men: Based on 2009 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data (Korean J Obes 2014;23:23-31)

Lee SK, Lee JA, Kim JY, Kim YZ, Park HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):139-140.
No abstract available.
Letter: The Risk Factors of Sarcopenia among Korean Elderly Men: Based on 2009 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data (Korean J Obes 2014;23:23-31)

Hong HC

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):136-138.
No abstract available.
Pylephlebitis and Multiple Liver Abscesses Caused by Band Erosion Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Cha SA, Kim KH, Lee JM, Kim HS, Kim JH, Park SK, Kim SC

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):131-135.
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is a widely performed surgical procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity. Erosion of the gastric band is a rare late complication of LAGB. Among...
Association between Depression and Physical Fitness, Body Fatness and Serum Vitamin D in Elderly Population

Lee IH, Jin YY, Cho JK, Yoon JH, Kang HS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):125-130.
BACKGROUND: This study examined the association of depression with functional physical fitness, body fatness, and serum vitamin D in elderly persons. METHODS: This was a cross sectional study involving 21 men...
The Properties of Maximal Oxygen Consumption in Middle-Aged Obese Men: The Relationships between Blood Variables and Physical Fitness and Regional Fat Compartments

Kim MK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):116-124.
BACKGROUND: Cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max) levels may predict mortality in men, little is known about the relationship between VO2max and regional fat compartments, as in abdominal fat or both upper- and...
Effects of Weight Management Program for Middle Aged Women with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors

Kim SH, Yu OK, Byun MS, Cha YS, Park TS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):106-115.
BACKGROUND: Middle aged women at menopause lack strength which leads to decline in their physical activity. As a result, they are more prone to obesity and are at risk of...
Association between Smoking Status and Metabolic Syndrome in Men


  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):99-105.
BACKGROUND: Smoking is associated with increased insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a common feature of metabolic syndrome. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between smoking and...
Relationship between Body Fat Percent and Obesity Indices in Short Stature Women

Myung JH, Han YA, Min KB, Kwon JY, Roh YK, Choi MK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):93-98.
BACKGROUND: Body mass index (BMI) is frequently used as an index to assess obesity. However, BMI has limitations in accurately predicting body fat mass in terms of stature intervals. Therefore,...
Sarcopenia in Korean Elderly Men

Lee K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):91-92.
No abstract available.
Inflammatory Receptors/Ligands as a Novel Target Against Obesity-Induced Inflammation and Metabolic Diseases

Yu R

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):83-90.
Obesity-induced inflammation is considered to be a potential cause of metabolic disorders such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Various inflammatory components involved in obesity-induced inflammation are...
Peripheral Neuropathy in Metabolic Syndrome

Noh J

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):79-82.
Peripheral neuropathy is a chronic disease that causes significant morbidity and affects an individual's quality of life by causing pain and gait disturbance. Diabetes is the most common cause of...
Countering the Effects of Chronic Inflammation in Obesity

Dhurandhar NV

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2014 Jun;23(2):73-78.
Obesity is linked with a chronic low grade inflammation of non-infectious origin, typically marked by a preponderance of inflammatory cytokines, and a reduced presence of anti-inflammatory cytokines in adipose tissue...

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