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  • Marlene Toufic Chakhtoura, Nancy Nakhoul, Khaled Shawwa, Christos S. Mantzoros, Ghada A El Hajj Fuleihan
  • Medicine
  • Metabolism: clinical and experimental
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 April 2016)
  • BACKGROUND Obesity is a public health problem that carries global and substantial social and economic burden. Relative to non-surgical interventions, bariatric surgery has the most substantial andContinue Reading
  • Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, Roger Bouillon, +4 authors Ravinder Singh
  • Medicine
  • Journal of bone and mineral research : the…
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 July 2015)
  • Hypovitaminosis D is prevalent worldwide but proportions vary widely between regions, depending on genetic and lifestyle factors, the threshold to define deficiency, and accuracy of 25-hydroxyvitaminContinue Reading
  • Marlene Toufic Chakhtoura, Nancy Nakhoul, Elie A. Akl, Christos S. Mantzoros, Ghada A El Hajj Fuleihan
  • Medicine
  • Metabolism: clinical and experimental
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 April 2016)
  • INTRODUCTION Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapeutic option to reduce weight in morbidly obese individuals, but it results in a number of mineral and vitamin deficiencies. ClinicalContinue Reading
  • A. Bassatne, Marlene Toufic Chakhtoura, Randa K Saad, Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Metabolism: clinical and experimental
  • 2019 (First Publication: 1 March 2019)
  • Vitamin D deficiency is common in obese individuals and during weight loss. The recommended vitamin D doses in this specific population are higher than for healthy adults. We reviewed vitamin DContinue Reading