Treatment of refractory obesity in severely obese adults following management of newly diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

@article{Levy2009TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of refractory obesity in severely obese adults following management of newly diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder},
  author={Levana Levy and Jeffrey P. Fleming and Diana Klar},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={326-334}
}
Objective:To determine whether attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) pharmacological treatment of severely obese subjects with newly diagnosed ADHD would result in sustained weight loss.Design:Longitudinal clinical intervention study of the effects of ADHD medication on weight change over 466 days.Subjects:78 subjects (6 male, 72 female, mean age 41.3 years, BMI 42.7 kg m−2) out of 242 consecutively referred severely obese, weight loss refractory individuals were diagnosed as having… CONTINUE READING
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