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Obesity

Known as: OBESE, Obesity NOS, adiposity 
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths that will occur in the United States… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
CONTEXT The prevalence of obesity increased in the United States between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994 and again between 1988-1994 and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Two groups of beneficial bacteria are dominant in the human gut, the Bacteroidetes and the Firmicutes. Here we show that the… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents and obesity in adults in the United States has increased over… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We have analyzed 5,088 bacterial 16S rRNA gene sequences from the distal intestinal (cecal) microbiota of genetically obese ob/ob… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Obesity alters adipose tissue metabolic and endocrine function and leads to an increased release of fatty acids, hormones, and… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
CONTEXT Obesity and diabetes are increasing in the United States. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of obesity and diabetes… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
CONTEXT The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that leads to complications including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Abstract Objective: To develop an internationally acceptable definition of child overweight and obesity, specifying the… Expand
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