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Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients.
(Dove Medical Press, 2011-08)
Background: Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the ...
The effects of very-low-calorie diets on HDL: a review.
This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, ...
Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review.
(Teknoscienze Srl, 2012-03)
This review examines the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets (LCHO) (<150g carbohydrate/d) on glycaemia and cardiovascular risk, energy expenditure, appetite and satiety, liver and kidney function, bone metabolism, ...
The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK.
(Oxford University Press., 2012-04)
Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...
Protein synthesis in the rat liver after fracture of the femur.
(Cambridge University Press., 1974-12)
Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention.
(M&K Update Ltd., 2010)
Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly.
(Ocean Media Group., 2010-04)
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, ...
Engaging patients, clinicians and health funders in weight management: the Counterweight Programme.
(Oxford University Press, 2008-12)
Background. The Counterweight Programme provides an evidence based and effective approach for weight management in routine primary care. Uptake of the programme has been variable for practices and patients. Aim. To explore ...
Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet.
(Hikari Ltd., 2012)
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 ...
Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk.
(SAGE Publications., 2006-03)
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, ...