Volume 4 Issue 1
Body composition and remission of comorbidities in patients submitted to roux-eny gastric bypass surgery.
Carina Rossoni1,2*,#a,#c, Daniela Schaan Casagrande3, Jacqueline Rizzolli3, Alexandre Vontobel Padoin1,3 , Cláudio Cora
The aim of our study is to assess the body composition and to associate it with the remission of comorbidities in morbidly obese people who undergone the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery. A retrospective cohort study was conducted with patients that underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass(RYGB) surgery in 2010 and 2011.
Inflammation and Bone Turnover Markers in Adult Obesity
Dr. Fatma Hümeyra Yerlikaya1*, Assoc. Prof.
Obesity is a condition of abnormally increased body fat, resulting from increased energy intake relative to energy expenditure . Excess body weight is a risk factor for many somatic and psychological disorders, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, steoarthritis
and several cancer types . Vitamin D3 and parathyroid hormone (PTH) are well known for their essential role in bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis . Obese individuals, as a group, have low plasma concentrations of Vitamin D3, which are associated with increased plasma concentrations of PTH [4-6].
Genetic Polymorphisms of Obesity-related Diseases
Kleber Santiago Freitas e Silva1*
Obesity is a serious and urgent public health problem worldwide. Around one-third of the world’s population is overweight. The prevalence of obesity has doubled in many populations, hindering several types of disease prevention, reducing the quality of life of patients and consequently increasing healthcare costs. Aspects of modern life such as globalization, sedentary lifestyle, high consumption of processed food and high-calorie food intake have significantly contributed to increase the prevalence of obesity-related diseases.