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  1. 1. Coping and personality in the obese. Results from the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

    Författare :Anna Rydén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :obesity; coping; distress; personality; anxiety; depression; psychometric methods; clinical trial; treatment preference; treatment outcome; gender differences; reference subjects;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aims of this thesis were to evaluate coping and personality in obesity and the relation to weight change. Specific aims were to validate methods for assessing condition-specific coping and distress; to evaluate coping, distress and personality in relation to treatment preference before and 2 years after treatment start; and compare personality profiles with reference subjects. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Economic aspects on obesity. Results from the Swedish obese subjects study

    Författare :Kristina Narbro; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :obesity; controlled intervention study; surgery; weight loss; economics; sick leave; disability pension; willingness to pay; in-patient care; pharmaceuticals.;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: To analyse the patterns of sick leave, disability pension and drug consumption, and the willingness to pay (WTP) for obesity treatment among obese individuals. To estimate indirect obesity-related morbidity costs and direct costs of medication in relation to these costs in the general population. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Incretin Hormone Secretion - Studies in Human Subjects

    Författare :Ola Lindgren; Lund Medicin; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; insulin; obesity; GLP-1; GIP; incretin;

    Sammanfattning : Several different hormones are released from the intestine following a meal. In this thesis we have focused on the so called incretin hormones, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Cardiovascular and metabolic control in obese children and adolescents

    Författare :Frida Dangardt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :obesity; children; atherosclerosis; omega-3 fatty acids; ultrasound; insulin;

    Sammanfattning : Childhood obesity is an emerging risk factor for disease and mortality worldwide. The cardiovascular consequences and prevention thereof need to be further investigated. Exercise and weight loss are well examined and effective in the prevention of cardiovascular risk, but warrant well motivated patients with strong social support. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Effects of surgically induced weight loss on cardiovascular risk factors. Results from the intervention study Swedish Obese Subjects

    Författare :David Sjöström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obesity; Controlled clinical trial; Intervention study; Weight loss; Blood pressure; Hypertension; NIDDM; Lipids; Gastroplasty; Gastric bypass;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: To investigate the effects of large maintained weight losses on body composition, adipose tissue distribution and cardiovascular risk factors, i.e. systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, glucose, insulin, triglycerides, cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol and uric acid. LÄS MER