Weight loss with very-low-calorie diet and cardiovascular risk factors in moderately obese women: One-year follow-up study including ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

@article{Pekkarinen1998WeightLW,
  title={Weight loss with very-low-calorie diet and cardiovascular risk factors in moderately obese women: One-year follow-up study including ambulatory blood pressure monitoring},
  author={Tuula A Pekkarinen and I Takala and Pertti Mustajoki},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={661-666}
}
OBJECTIVE: The beneficial effects of weight loss with a very-low-calorie diet (VLCD) on cardiovascular risk factors have been reported at the end of energy restriction. As the effects, especially on blood pressure, may not remain constant during weight maintenance, we studied the longer-term effects of weight loss on 24 h ambulatory blood pressure (ABP), lipids, glucose and insulin.DESIGN: Prospective study of a 17-week weight loss programme containing an eight-week VLCD period and follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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