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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-03-19T05:48:20-0400
The primary objective of the study is to determine whether participation in a pre-bariatric surgery physical activity and behavior modification/education program (ENCOURAGEING START) that ...
Morbid obesity (MO) is associated with several disorders such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, dyslipemia and degenerative arthropathy that require pharmacological treatment. Drug bioavai...
This study aimed to investigate the effects of a mobile phone app linked to hospital electronic medical record (EMR) system on weight reduction and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Adults ag...
Gestational diabetes is also a strong risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus at a later stage of life in previous GDM woman. Among all the risk factors of diabetes mellitus, ...
Life-style change achieved in controlled experimental condition has been shown to prevent type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate to what extent the life-style change can...
Persons with schizophrenia experience high rates of cardio metabolic disorders and have a 20-25% shorter life expectancy than the general population. Health professionals led life style modification b...
Bariatric surgery is an effective and durable treatment for obesity. However, the number of patients that progress to bariatric surgery after initial evaluation remains low.
Bariatric surgery for morbidly obese patients has been shown to ameliorate their quality of life (QOL). Little data are available in mildly obese patients undergoing metabolic surgery.
Presently, bariatric surgery is a widespread treatment for obesity and its co-morbidities. Comprehensive evidence from outcomes of bariatric surgery supported that the surgery is safe and effective. H...
Obesity is often accompanied by psychological distress and both can reduce patients' quality of life. Bariatric surgery is proven to be a good method to reduce weight and to alleviate comorbidities, l...
Activities related to WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY. Treatment methods include DIET; EXERCISE; BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION; medications; and BARIATRIC SURGERY.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.