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Nonsurgical Factors That Influence the Outcome of Bariatric Surgery: A Review
Objective Severe obesity (ie, at least 100% overweight or body mass index >or=to40 kg/m2) is associated with significant morbidity and increased mortality. It is apparently becoming more common inExpand
Binge eating disorder in extreme obesity
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether extremely obese binge eating disorder (BED) subjects (BED defined by the Eating Disorder Examination) differ from their extremely obese non-BED counterparts in termsExpand
Longitudinal changes in body fat in African American and Caucasian children: influence of fasting insulin and insulin sensitivity.
Obesity is associated with hyperinsulinemia and reduced insulin sensitivity, both risk factors for type 2 diabetes. However, it is not clear whether these risk factors occur as a result of obesity orExpand
Growth of visceral fat, subcutaneous abdominal fat, and total body fat in children.
OBJECTIVE To examine the patterns of growth of visceral fat, subcutaneous abdominal fat, and total body fat over a 3- to 5-year period in white and African American children. RESEARCH METHODS ANDExpand
Oral magnesium supplementation inhibits platelet-dependent thrombosis in patients with coronary artery disease.
The use of magnesium in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction remains controversial despite preliminary experimental evidence that magnesium plays a beneficial role as a regulator ofExpand
Serum cholesterol level and mortality due to suicide and trauma in the Honolulu Heart Program.
BACKGROUND Recent results from cholesterol level-lowering trials and some, but not all, observational studies support an intriguing link between low or lowered serum cholesterol levels and violentExpand
Beneficial antithrombotic effects of the association of pharmacological oral magnesium therapy with aspirin in coronary heart disease patients.
The use of magnesium in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction remains controversial despite preliminary experimental evidence that magnesium plays a beneficial role as a regulator ofExpand
High‐Intensity Exercise for Patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation After Myocardial Infarction
Mrs. R is a 62-year-old woman with a history of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, smoking, and obesity who was admitted 6 weeks ago with acute onset of substernal chest pain while climbingExpand
Low serum cholesterol and mortality. Which is the cause and which is the effect?
BACKGROUND Many studies have reported an association between a low or lowered blood total cholesterol (TC) level and subsequent nonatherosclerotic disease incidence or death. The question of whetherExpand
Serum total cholesterol and mortality. Confounding factors and risk modification in Japanese-American men.
OBJECTIVE To further investigate the relationship between serum total cholesterol (TC) level and mortality due to major causes. In particular, is the elevated mortality among persons with low TCExpand
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