Lucyna Ostrowska

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was the evaluation of chosen nutritional habits in group of children and teenagers attending elementary schools and junior high schools in Bialystok. MATERIAL AND METHODS All together there were examined 1829 children aged 10 to 15 (884 children from primary school and 945 students ofjunior high school). Body height and(More)
Glycoconjugates, viz. glycoproteins, glycolipids and proteoglycans, play an important role in the protection of human gastric mucosa against pepsin and hydrochloric acid. The biosynthesis and catabolism of these compounds in the human gastric mucosa have been studied. We isolated and identified the majority of the intermediates and isolated some enzymes,(More)
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)
The study objective was to evaluate the content of chosen vitamins soluble in fats (A, E) and in water (B1, B2 B6, B12, C, niacin, folic acid) in daily food rations of obese subjects, who are not on a reducing diet (201 obese women - BMI = 32.9 +/- 6.2 kg/ m2 and 60 men - BMI = 33.4 +/- 5.3 kg/m2). The mean age was 45.8 +/- 12.2 years for women and 48 +/-(More)
BACKGROUND The studies has indicated that mistakes related to nutritional manner and continuously decreasing level of physical activity cause that diet related diseases became an important issue of nutritional epidemiology. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was the estimation of dietary intake of lower secondary school students with differentiated state of(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)
The frequency of obesity occurrence is constantly increasing all over the world and becoming global epidemic. Facing the lack of the efficiency of conservative treatment, patients with II and III degree of obesity are qualified for surgical treatment; however, the efficiency of surgical treatment is connected with permanent change of nutritional habits and(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)
The aim of the study was to determine the vanadium content in the hair of students of the Medical University of Białystok and to find out whether its level in the organism measured basing on its hair content correlates with the nutritional status. The study involved 134, 127 and 125 students in the years 2000-2003, respectively. Hair vanadium content was(More)
PURPOSE We investigated HbA1c's validity as a screening parameter for excluding dysglycemic states in the studied population. MATERIAL/METHODS Sensitivity and specificity of HbA1c in some cut-off points were compared with diagnoses based on the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in individuals diagnosed between 2009-2010. Receiver operating characteristic(More)