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The relationship between obesity and serum 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D concentrations in healthy adults.
Several previous reports of small cohorts have found significantly higher serum 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D (1,25-vit D) in obese compared with nonobese whites. Based on these reports and on recent inExpand
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Long-term drug treatment for obesity: a systematic and clinical review.
IMPORTANCE Thirty-six percent of US adults are obese, and many cannot lose sufficient weight to improve health with lifestyle interventions alone. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review ofExpand
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A prospective study of holiday weight gain.
BACKGROUND It is commonly asserted that the average American gains 5 lb (2.3 kg) or more over the holiday period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, yet few data support this statement. Expand
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Pediatric Obesity-Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.
Cosponsoring Associations The European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society. This guideline was funded by the Endocrine Society. Objective To formulate clinical practiceExpand
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Eating-disordered behaviors, body fat, and psychopathology in overweight and normal-weight children.
This study examined eating-disordered pathology in relation to psychopathology and adiposity in 162 non-treatment-seeking overweight (OW) and normal weight (NW) children, ages 6-13 years.Expand
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Longitudinal study of the diagnosis of components of the metabolic syndrome in individuals with binge-eating disorder.
BACKGROUND Binge-eating disorder may represent a risk factor for the metabolic syndrome. OBJECTIVE The objective was to assess longitudinally the relation between binge-eating disorder andExpand
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A pilot study of pioglitazone treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a common chronic liver disease for which there is no known effective therapy. A proportion of patients with NASH progress to advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis.Expand
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Inflammation and iron deficiency in the hypoferremia of obesity
Context:Obesity is associated with hypoferremia, but it is unclear if this condition is caused by insufficient iron stores or diminished iron availability related to inflammation-induced ironExpand
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Weight and body composition changes during and after adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer.
Uncontrolled trials have reported significant weight gain in women with breast cancer during treatment with adjuvant chemotherapy. We prospectively evaluated body composition before (visit 1),Expand
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Visceral abdominal-fat accumulation associated with use of indinavir
BACKGROUND After the addition of the protease inhibitor indinavir to combination drug regimens for HIV-1 infection, some patients have experienced an increase in abdominal girth with symptoms ofExpand
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