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  • Alessandra Nunes Faria, Fernando Flexa Ribeiro Filho, Sandra Roberta Gouveia Ferreira, Maria Teresa Zanella
  • Medicine
  • Obesity research
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 December 2002)
  • OBJECTIVE The relationship among body fat distribution, blood pressure, serum leptin levels, and insulin resistance was investigated in hypertensive obese women with central distribution of fat. Continue Reading
  • Alessandra Nunes Faria, Fernando Flexa Ribeiro Filho, N. Eb Kohlmann, Sandra Roberta Gouvea Ferreira, M T Zanella
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes, obesity & metabolism
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 May 2005)
  • OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to assess the effects of sibutramine on body weight, body fat distribution, insulin resistance, plasma leptin, lipid profile and blood pressure profiles inContinue Reading
  • Glaucia Carneiro, Alessandra Nunes Faria, +4 authors Maria Teresa Zanella
  • Medicine
  • Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira
  • 2003
  • INTRODUCTION Obese people are at higher cardiovascular risk than people with normal body weight. The objective of this study was to establish the relationship between obesity, body fat distributionContinue Reading
    OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of weight reduction with 10mg of sibutramine or placebo on blood pressure during 24 hours (ambulatory blood pressure monitoring), on left ventricular mass, and onContinue Reading