Review: Moderate weight loss improves functional disability but does not reduce pain in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis
- Body Weight and Knee Osteoarthritis: Behavioral Considerations for the Treatment of Obese Patients. Focht, Brian // Current Medical Literature: Rheumatology;2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p33
Outlines important behavioral considerations and practical recommendations for integrating weight management interventions into the treatment of overweight or obese knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients. Evidence supporting the hypothesis that body weight increases the risk of knee OA; Role of body...
- Review: Moderate weight loss improves functional disability but does not reduce pain in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis: COMMENTARY. Kreder, Hans J. // ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p43
The article presents the author's views on a review by R. Christensen and colleagues of a research that suggested that moderate weight loss does not reduce pain but improves functional disability in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis. It is viewed that meta-analysis by Christensen and...
- Review: Based on evidence from higher-quality trials, chondroitin does not reduce pain in knee or hip osteoarthritis. // ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p44
The article presents information on a research that suggested that chondroitin does not reduce pain more than placebo in patients with knee osteoarthritis. It is informed that groups with low-dose chondroitin were excluded from the study, while median treatment duration was 25 weeks. It is...
- Immediate and long term effects of weight reduction in obese people with asthma: randomised controlled study. Stenius-Aarniala, Brita; Kvarnstrom, Johanna; Ylikahri, Mikko; Poussa, Tuija; Gronlund, Eeva-Liisa; Mustajoki, Pertti // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/25/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7238, p827
Presents information on a study which investigated the influence of weight reduction on obese patients with asthma. Details on obesity; Participants and methods; Results; Discussion.
- Choose Your Workouts! // Self;Mar2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p120
A chart is presented that lists details on weight loss exercises and activities.
- No-workout weight loss! Yorio, Nicole // Redbook;Jan2009, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p84
A chart is presented that shows the number of calories burnt and offers tips on increasing the burning of calories while following the daily routine.
- YOUR 7-DAY SUMMER BODY MENUPLAN. // Australian Women's Weekly;Oct2007, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p157
A chart is presented that shows a weight-loss plan that was taken from the 2007 Weight Watchers program.
- Treatment of Pediatric Overweight: An Examination of Feasibility and Effectiveness in an Applied Clinical Setting. Johnston, Craig A.; Steele, Ric G. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p106
Objective To examine the effectiveness and feasibility of an evidence-based treatment for weight loss in children. Methods A total of 41 children who were overweight and their families were provided a modified version of the Traffic Light Diet (TLD) in an applied setting. Children who received...
- Weight Loss and its Role in Reducing Chronic Inflammation. Sauter, Edward R. // AMAA Journal;Winter2013, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on the importance of weight loss in the reduction of chronic inflammation. The chance of developing chronic inflammation among obese individuals can be lessened by decreasing the inflammatory stimulus by losing weight through surgical intervention, diet or diet and exercise....