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Response: Relation between Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference, and Echocardiographic Index of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function (Korean J Obes 2016;25:84-91)

Cho YJ, Lee GH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):257-258.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.257
No abstract available.
Letter: Relation between Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference, and Echocardiographic Index of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function (Korean J Obes 2016;25:84-91)

Seo JA

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):255-256.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.255
No abstract available.
Gender Difference in Association with Socioeconomic Status and Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults

Seo JM, Lim NK, Lim JY, Park HY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):247-254.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.247
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Korean is gradually increasing. Metabolic syndrome shows different patterns depending on gender and socioeconomic status. We investigated the differences in incidence of metabolic...
Physical Activity Measurements with a Pedometer in the Fun and Run Health Camp for Children

Jun WY, Yoo TY, Cho M, Rhie YJ, Kim JH, Chung S

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):240-246.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.240
BACKGROUND: Obesity in children emerged as a serious problem, and an increase in exercise and a decrease in sedentary activity are important to preventing obesity in children. This study aimed...
Treatment with Gefitinib, an Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitor, Decreases Serum Cholesterol in Patients with Lung Cancer

Kang YE, Kim JM, Joung KH, Kim HJ, Ku BJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):233-239.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.233
BACKGROUND: Statins are used to treat hypercholesterolemia; however, major cardiovascular events are decreased only 30% by statin treatment. Treatment with an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor has...
Evaluation of Eating Behavior and Nutritional Status Using the Nutrition Quotient in Obese Children

Lim HS, Kim SK, Park YH, Shin YL

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):225-232.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.225
BACKGROUND: The increasing incidence of pediatric obesity has recently emerged as a social problem, and children's eating behaviors and nutritional statuses directly affect health. Obesity prevention and treatment must involve...
Comparison of Muscle Mass Indexes According to Protein Intake in Obese Patients

Heo M, Lee Y, Park Y

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):215-224.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.215
BACKGROUND: Protein is the most important nutrient for the muscle synthesis and maintenance of muscle mass. However, there have been no studies comparing muscle mass indexes according to protein intake...
Association between Sleep Duration and Obesity in Young Korean Adults

Jang SY, Ju EY, Park KM, Seo S, Choi SJ, Lee CK, Chun H, Park SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):207-214.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.207
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between number of sleep hours and obesity based on body mass index (BMI) after adjusting for socioeconomic position, health...
The Effect of Maté Extract on Body Weight and Fat Reduction in Obese Women: A Randomized Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial

Jung JH, Hur YI

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):197-206.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.197
BACKGROUND: This study was performed to investigate the effects of Maté extract on body weight and fat content in obese women [25.0 kg/m²≤body mass index (BMI)
17Beta-estradiol Stimulates Glucose Uptake Through Estrogen Receptor and AMP-activated Protein Kinase Activation in C2C12 Myotubes

Lee KH, Jo KJ, Kim JY, Baik HW, Lee SK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):190-196.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.190
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that 17beta-estradiol activates AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in rodent muscle and C2C12 myotubes and that acute 17beta-estradiol treatment rapidly increases AMPK phosphorylation possibly through non-genomic...
A Low-carbohydrate and High-fat Diet

Sim YJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):188-189.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.188
No abstract available.
Prognosis of Heart Disease in Obesity – The Obesity Paradox

Noh J

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):184-187.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.184
Obesity increases the risk for heart diseases, including cardiovascular disease and heart failure. This is caused by the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and...
Effects of a Low-carbohydrate, High-fat Diet

Kim J

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):176-183.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.176
It appears that a low-carbohydrate high-fat diet is more effective in weight loss than conventional low-fat diets for short-term periods of approximately 6 months. However, for long-term periods of about...
Implications for Farnesoid X Receptor Signaling on Bile Acid Metabolism as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Yang H, Park CY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2016 Dec;25(4):167-175.
  • doi: 10.7570/kjo.2016.25.4.167
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in both developed and developing countries and is an important risk factor for both hepatic and cardiometabolic mortality....

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