TECNOB: study design of a randomized controlled trial of a multidisciplinary telecare intervention for obese patients with type-2 diabetes
- Cost-utility analysis of a randomized controlled weight loss trial among lactating overweight/obese women. Hagberg, Lars A.; Brekke, Hilde K.; Bertz, Fredrik; Winkvist, Anna // BMC Public Health;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Overweight and obesity among young, adult women are increasing problems in Sweden as in many other countries. The postpartum period may be a good opportunity to improve eating habits and lose weight in a sustainable manner. The aim was to make a cost-utility analysis of a dietary...
- Vivus Hits Endpoints in First Qnexa Phase III Obesity Trial. Morrison, Trista // BioWorld Today;12/12/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 241, p1
This article reports the first of three Phase III trials with the obesity drug Qnexa of Vivus Inc. has met its endpoints. The drug showed an average weight loss of 9.2 percent at the mid-dose, while the placebo group showed a 1.7 percent weight loss. Particular focus is given to the...
- Age as a Predictive Factor of Testosterone Improvement in Male Patients After Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Results of a Monocentric Prospective Study. Facchiano, Enrico; Scaringi, Stefano; Veltri, Marco; Samavat, Jinous; Maggi, Mario; Forti, Gianni; Luconi, Michaela; Lucchese, Marcello // Obesity Surgery;Feb2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p167
Background: Male obesity can be associated with symptomatic alterations in sex hormones resulting in hypogonadism and impaired fertility. Surgical-induced weight loss can improve the sex hormone profile in men. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the levels of sex hormones in obese males...
- Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity: A Meta-analysis of Weight Loss Outcomes for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Garb, Jane; Welch, Garry; Zagarins, Sofija; Kuhn, Jay; Romanelli, John // Obesity Surgery;Oct2009, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1447
The article presents a multi-center meta-analysis of clinical reports providing bariatric surgery weight loss outcomes in 7,783 morbidly obese patients. The study includes randomized controlled trials, non-randomized controlled trials and consecutive case series involving patients receiving...
- Is Obesity a Modifiable Risk Factor for AF? Hoyle, Brian // MD Conference Express;Jul2014, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p26
Weight loss can reduce the effects of risk factors for atrial fibrillation (AF) and AF symptoms. Thus, weight reduction should be an important facet in the management of the obese patient with AF.
- Overweight people slower to feel full. Cohen, Sharon; Doheny, Kathleen; S.C. // Shape;Sep2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p96
Reports that overweight persons take longer time to feel full after they start eating.
- A Randomized Controlled Trial of Low Carbohydrates and Low Fat/High Fiber Diets for Weight Loss. Baron, John A.; Schori, Alice; Crow, Bernadette; Carter, Robin; Mann, Jim I. // American Journal of Public Health;Nov86, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p1293
Abstract: Among 135 overweight subjects, we conducted a three-month randomized controlled trial of two sets of dietary advice, each providing approximately 1,000 calories per day but differing in fiber, carbohydrate, and fat content. Information on weight and eating habits, as well as measures...
- Surgical vs Conventional Therapy for Weight Loss Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Dixon, John B.; Schachter, Linda M.; O'Brien, Paul E.; Jones, Kay; Grima, Mariee; Lambert, Gavin; Brown, Wendy; Bailey, Michael; Naughton, Matthew T. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/19/2012, Vol. 308 Issue 11, p1142
The article presents information about a research conducted for determining the surgically induced weight loss effectiveness than with conventional weight loss therapy in the management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The research employed a randomized controlled clinical trial of 60 obese...
- SNIFF AND slim. Campbell, Annette // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);6/27/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 26, p72
Focuses on the role of sense of smell in weight loss. Findings of a clinical trial on the effect of scents on overweight people; Information on the SLIMist weight loss program.