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Clinical implications of obesity with specific focus on cardiovascular disease: a statement for professionals from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and
Obesity adversely affects cardiac function, increases the risk factors for coronary heart disease, and is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The risk of developing coronary heartExpand
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Aging, adiposity, and calorie restriction.
CONTEXT Excessive calorie intake and subsequent obesity increases the risk of developing chronic disease and decreases life expectancy. In rodent models, calorie restriction with adequate nutrientExpand
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Effect of Obesity and Insulin Resistance on Myocardial Substrate Metabolism and Efficiency in Young Women
Background—Obesity is a risk factor for impaired cardiac performance, particularly in women. Animal studies suggest that alterations in myocardial fatty acid metabolism and efficiency in obesity canExpand
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Bariatric surgery and cardiovascular risk factors: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
The rate of obesity is rising logarithmically, especially in those with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] >40 kg/m2). Cardiologists, endocrinologists, internists, family practitioners, and mostExpand
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Personality characteristics in obesity and relationship with successful weight loss
Objective:Personality influences lifestyle behaviors. Therefore, certain personality traits could contribute to obesity and the response to behaviorally based weight loss therapy.Purpose:The aims ofExpand
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Extreme obesity: a new medical crisis in the United States.
The prevalence of obesity has markedly increased in the past few decades, and this disorder is responsible for more health care expenditures than any other medical condition. The greater the bodyExpand
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Bariatric surgery-induced weight loss causes remission of food addiction in extreme obesity
To test the hypotheses that bariatric surgery‐induced weight loss: induces remission of food addiction (FA), and normalizes other eating behaviors associated with FA.
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A comparison of D2 receptor specific binding in obese and normal‐weight individuals using PET with (N‐[11C]methyl)benperidol
Previous PET imaging studies have demonstrated mixed findings regarding dopamine D2/D3 receptor availability in obese relative to nonobese humans. Nonspecific D2/D3 radioligands do not allow forExpand
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Changes in taste perception and eating behavior after bariatric surgery-induced weight loss in women
Roux‐en‐Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery causes greater weight loss than laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). We tested the hypothesis that RYGB has weight loss‐independent effects on tasteExpand
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Weight maintenance and additional weight loss with liraglutide after low-calorie-diet-induced weight loss: The SCALE Maintenance randomized study
Abbreviation: BMI, body mass index. Numbers are for individuals in the safety analysis set (n1⁄4 422) at randomization unless specified. Data are mean (s.d.) or number (%). Dyslipidemia was definedExpand
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