Paolo De Cristofaro

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Lifestyle change targeted towards increasing daily resting energy expenditure (REE) is one of the cornerstones of obesity treatment. Measurements of energy expenditure and substrate utilization are essential to understanding the metabolic basis of obesity, and the physiological responses to perturbations in habitual food intake. REE is(More)
This paper is an Italian Expert Consensus Document on multidimensional treatment of obesity and eating disorders. The Document is based on a wide survey of expert opinion. It presents, in particular, considerations regarding how clinicians go about choosing the most appropriate site of treatment for a given patient suffering from obesity and/or eating(More)
A major concern related to childhood obesity is that obese children tend to become obese adults, with all the risks/ comorbidities associated (ie, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases among many others). The challenges of childhood obesity are not limited to one country but confront most nations around the world. Efforts to manage and to prevent childhood(More)
OBJECTIVE Outpatient treatment in restricted eating disorder: indirect calorimetry during dynamic monitoring. DESIGN A retrospective observational study. SUBJECTS Twenty seven women affected by restricted eating disorder (essentially anorexia nervosa) with a body mass index [weight (kg)/height (m2)] of 17.29+/-2.47 were studied. The sample was compared(More)
Obesity is an increasing condition spreading out in all of the world, independently by race, sex and age. Obesity in pregnancy represent a risk condition for both mother and her offspring. All of the studies are observational and show intervention strategies on weight gain improvement during gestational period, a current topic, but still controversial. Our(More)
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