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  • A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 

    Nikokavoura, Efsevia Anastasia (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2014-11)
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5-26 % of reproductive age women in the UK and it accounts for up to to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The major symptoms ...
  • Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment. 

    Broom, Iain (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820, 2016-05-11)
    BROOM, I. 2016. Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment. Journal of research in nursing [online], 21(4), pages 288-289. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820
    Obesity is clearly a major public health problem in developed nations, but also impacts on the health of developing countries, as they adopt lifestyle practices of the former. Physical activity, or lack of it, contributes ...
  • Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. 

    Broom, Iain (SAGE Publications., 2006-03)
    BROOM, I., 2006. Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, 6 (2), pp. 58-61.
    Obesity, particularly abdominal (visceral) obesity, is a burden on healthcare systems worldwide and is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes, dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome, ...
  • Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Broom, Iain (Ocean Media Group. http://www.gerimed.co.uk/archive/detail/?id=336, 2010-04)
    ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I., 2010. Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine: GM2 ; Heart and Diabetes, 40 (Supp. 4), pp. 27-36.
    Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, ...
  • Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Hallam, Claire; Lula, Sadiq; Wiggins, John; Dyson, Lee; Van Gaal, Luc F.; Broom, Iain (Hikari Ltd. http://m-hikari.com/cems/cems2013/cems1-4-2013/rollandCEMS1-4-2013.pdf, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., WIGGINS, J., DYSON, L., VAN GAAL, L. F. and BROOM, I., 2012. Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences, 1 (3), pp. 97-109.
    Background: We aimed to determine whether British Asians of Indian or Pakistani descent differed in their baseline characteristics and in response to a 12 week very low calorie diet (VLCD). We then assessed if changes ...
  • Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Lula, S.; Jenner, C.; Dyson, Lee; Macdonald, I.; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, Iain (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cob.12029, 2013-10)
    ROLLAND, C., LULA, S., JENNER, C., DYSON, L., MACDONALD, I., JOHNSTON, K. L. and BROOM, I., 2013. Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Clinical Obesity, 3 (5), pp. 150-157.
    Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese, and obesity compounds the cardiovascular risk of T2DM. The aim of this retrospective study was twofold: first to investigate whether ...