Sun Hye Jung

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Obesity is a major risk factor for hypertension, coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes. Weight loss is associated with significant metabolic benefits. Our objective was to examine changes in adipocytokines and interleukin (IL) 10 in obese subjects before and after weight loss. We measured anthropometric parameters, adipocytokine and IL-10 in 78 obese(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM To investigate the role of insulin signaling defects in impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), we assessed the functionality of the insulin signaling cascade before and after insulin stimulation in both IGT group and control group. METHODS Ten IGT subjects and 15 control subjects were recruited for this study. Whole-body insulin-mediated(More)
OBJECTIVE Remnant lipoproteins (RLPs) are the products of the lipolytic degradation of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins produced by the liver and intestine. Recent studies have demonstrated that RLPs are correlated with cardiovascular risk. We assessed the relationship between obesity and RLP and evaluated the factors related to RLP in children and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the retrieval rate and accuracy of ultrasound (US)-guided 14-G semi-automated core needle biopsy (CNB) for microcalcifications in the breast. MATERIALS AND METHODS US-guided 14-G semi-automated CNB procedures and specimen radiography were performed for 33 cases of suspicious microcalcifications apparent on sonography. The accuracy of(More)
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