Eating Behavior in a Sample of Overweight and Obese: A Cross Sectional Study
Ahmed Salih Sahib, Tamara Sadeq Raheem, Maryam Shamal Saleh, Lina Saud khleel, Aya Mufeed Abdulhussein, Shams Reyadh Sadiq and Faris Abdul Kareem Kazaal
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 28, 2016
Obesity is becoming a public health problem worldwide especially in the recent years, thus; overweight and obesity are increasingly being observed among the population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the eating habits in a sample of overweight and obese Iraqi subjects who attend Al-Kindy obesity therapy and research unit....
Association of Severe Obesity with the Metabolic Profile of Adolescents and Adults
Jessica Socas Teixeira, Aline Bull, Silvia Elaine Pereira, Carlos Saboya and Andrea Ramalho
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 30, 2016
Objective: To evaluate, in adolescents and adults, the association of severe obesity with the extent of the metabolic changes shown. Methods: This is an observational comparative study with a population consisting of adolescents with severe obesity and adults with class III obesity. The patients underwent anthropometric, biochemical and clinical evaluations. We evaluated the lipid profile (total cholesterol, LDL-c, HDL-c and triglycerides), C-reactive protein (CRP) and fasting glucose. Insulin s...
Mood Disorders and Bariatric Surgery Patients: Pre- and Post- Surgery Clinical Course- An Overview
Lucia Godini, Giovanni Castellini, Enrico Facchiano, Marcello Lucchese and Valdo Ricca
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 29, 2016
Aim: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the clinical course before and after bariatric surgery (BS) of patients affected by mood disorders as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Bipolar Disorder (BD). Methods: A search in Pubmed's medline was performed for English-spoken articles published from January 2000 to May 2015 using the keywords 'depression', 'bipolar disorder', 'mood disorders' and 'antidepressive drugs' combined with 'bariatric surgery' and 'obesity surgery'. A total of 43 studi...
Dermatologic Manifestations of Obesity: Part I Mechanical Causes
Reid Alexander Waldman and Anne H Kettler
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 16, 2016
Over the past several decades, the proportion of Americans suffering from obesity has risen drastically. Accompanying this increase in obesity is a concomitant increase in many of the co-morbidities associated with obesity, many of which are seen less frequently in persons with normal body weight. Notably, there has been an increase in dermatologic conditions seen in this special patient population....