Lucyna Ostrowska

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INTRODUCTION Morbid obesity needs to be treated by bariatric procedures. Proper dietary preparation of patients before surgery conditions their postoperative status. AIM Assessment of dietary habits, nutritional status and biochemical parameters of the blood in patients being prepared for different bariatric procedures. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study(More)
INTRODUCTION Currently, surgical treatment is considered to be the most efficient method of dealing with morbid obesity. AIM To evaluate changes in nutritional status after surgical treatment of obesity in the early postoperative period. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 50 patients (30 women and 20 men) treated surgically due to morbid obesity.(More)
Obesity, influencing the increase of incidence of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular complications and cancer is a growing medical problem worldwide. The feelings of hunger and satiety are stimulated by the "gut-brain axis", where a crucial role is played by gastrointestinal hormones: glucagon-like peptide 1, glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide,(More)
Postprandial metabolic response depends on the meals' components and can be different in normal weight and obese people. However, there are some discrepancies between various reports. The aim of this study was to determine the metabolic response after intake of standardised meals with various fat and carbohydrate contents and to determine the differences(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that patients suffering from depression are more likely to adversely change their eating habits (eg. through increases in appetite, comfort eating and compulsive eating), which may result in an abnormal nutritional status. OBJECTIVES To evaluate selected dietary habits, such as the number and type of meals consumed(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the research was to assess the fatty acid content and atherogenicity of daily food rations in patients with recurrent depressive disorders in the aspect of risk of developing cardiovascular disease. METHODS The study included 126 persons (62 persons with diagnosed recurrent depressive disorders and 64 healthy volunteers). A 24-hour(More)
BACKGROUND BMI (body mass index) can be misleading regarding the level of adiposity in a normal-weight individual. Recently, a bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) method was developed that can measure body composition variables. The main objectives of this study were to use BIA to compare the body composition variables between chronic non-diabetic(More)
INTRODUCTION Research on diet and nutrition of patients with depression show that their eating habits are frequently irrational and result in the inconsistent supply of nutrients, especially vitamins and minerals, the deficiency of which leads to nervous system dysfunction. AIM The aim of the study was to evaluate the content of selected vitamins and(More)
INTRODUCTION The research conducted among patients with depression shows that such patients commit a range of nutritional mistakes which may predispose them to the development of many diseases including obesity and its complications. AIM OF THE STUDY Aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of a balanced weight loss diet in a group of women with(More)
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