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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 122 avhandlingar innehållade orden obese 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
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
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
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. Effects of surgically induced weight loss on cardiovascular risk factors. Results from the intervention study Swedish Obese Subjects
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