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*  Management of obesity
... was an experimental surgery designed as a remedy for morbid obesity. The effects of liposuction on obesity are less well ... Management of obesity can include lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery. The main treatment for obesity consists of ... The most effective treatment for obesity is bariatric surgery. Surgery for severe obesity is associated with long-term weight ... April 2008). "Management of Obesity in Adults: European Clinical Practice Guidelines". The European Journal of Obesity. 1 (2): ...
*  Bariatrics
Colquitt J, Clegg A, Sidhu M, Royle P (2003). "Surgery for morbid obesity". Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2: CD003641. doi: ... Food addiction Overeaters Anonymous Obesity, Childhood obesity Classification of obesity, Classification of childhood obesity ... Epidemiology of obesity, Epidemiology of childhood obesity Obesity and walking Social stigma of obesity Body fat percentage ... Although diet, exercise, behavior therapy and anti-obesity drugs are first-line treatment, medical therapy for severe obesity ...
*  Adjustable gastric band
A 10-year experience with laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obesity: high long-term complication and failure rates. ... Cadière GB, Bruyns J, Himpens J, Favretti F (1994). "Laparoscopic gastroplasty for morbid obesity". The British Journal of ... Wilkinson LH, Peloso OA (1981). "Gastric (reservoir) reduction for morbid obesity". Archives of Surgery. 116 (5): 602-5. doi: ... Kuzmak LI (1986). "Silicone gastric banding: a simple and effective operation for morbid obesity". Contemporary Surgery. 28: 13 ...
*  Lubomyr Kuzmak
Gastric banding for morbid obesity: literature review. In: Deitel M, Cowan G, eds. Update: Surgery for the Morbidly Obese ... Silicone gastric banding: a simple and effective operation for morbid obesity. Contemp Surg 1986; 28: 13-8 Kuzmak LI. Gastric ... He later developed a busy private practice in the same area, and opened the Surgical Center for Obesity at Irvington General ... His obituary appeared in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, the official journal of the American Society for Bariatric ...
*  Sugary drink tax
Gutiérrez-Alcala, Roberto (25 July 2013). "Morbid Obesity grows in Mexico, (in Spanish)". El Universal. Retrieved 31 October ... Obesity is a worldwide concern. South Africa has the worst obesity ranking in sub-Saharan Africa. This has led to greater risk ... Obesity is also a global public and health policy concern, with the percentage of overweight and obese people in many developed ... The measure was introduced in May 2014 as part of a number of measures to tackle obesity on the island and the resulting high ...
*  SADI-S surgery
Scott, HW; Law, DH; Sandstead, HH; Lanier, VC; Younger, RK (1970). "Jejunoileal shunt in surgical treatment of morbid obesity ... Rutledge, R (June 2001). "The mini-gastric bypass: experience with the first 1274 cases". Obesity Surgery. 11 (3): 276-80. doi: ... Scopinaro, N; Gianetta, E; Civalleri, D; Bonalumi, U; Bachi, V (September 1979). "Bilio-pancreatic bypass for obesity: II. ... Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 9 (5): 731-5. doi:10.1016/j.soard.2012.07.018. ISSN 1550-7289. PMID 22963820. ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in Costa Rica
The woman was suffering of hypertension and morbid obesity. A third patient died on June 29, a 55-year-old man who presented ... The seventh confirmed fatality was a 24-year-old man, who smoke and suffered obesity. As of October 15 health authorities had ... Until early September, the most frequent risk factors presented by the deceased patients are obesity (36.4%), diabetes (18.2 ...
*  Paul Kalanithi
chapter= ignored (help) Kalanithi, P. A.; Arrigo, R; Boakye, M (2012). "Morbid obesity increases cost and complication rates in ...
*  Alpha-2B adrenergic receptor
"The alpha2B adrenergic receptor deletion/insertion polymorphism in morbid obesity". Clinical Autonomic Research. 13 (3): 203-7 ... Obesity Research. 12 (5): 807-15. doi:10.1038/oby.2004.97. PMID 15166301. Siitonen N, Lindström J, Eriksson J, Valle TT, ... also associated with reduced basal metabolic rate in obese subjects and may therefore contribute to the pathogenesis of obesity ...
*  Intramyocellular lipids
"Insulin resistance in morbid obesity: reversal with intramyocellular fat depletion". Diabetes. 51 (1): 144-51. doi:10.2337/ ... However, an increase in muscle insulin resistance, caused by obesity, diabetes mellitus type 2, and metabolic syndrome, will ...
*  Basal metabolic rate
"Calculating the basal metabolic rate and severe and morbid obesity". Praxis. 90 (45): 1955-63. PMID 11817239. Mifflin MD, St ... a clinical focus on metabolic rate and the psychological aspects of obesity". ISRN Obesity. 2012: 567530. doi:10.5402/2012/ ... "Clinical guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults: Executive summary. ...
*  SILS gastric banding
Kuzmack LI (1986). "Silicone gastric banding: a simple and effective operation for morbid obesity". Contemp Surg. 28: 13-8. ... The development of the adjustable gastric band in the mid-1980s was a watershed in the treatment of obesity. The father of the ...
*  Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
The hospital is a centre for surgical solutions for morbid obesity. The hospital received Joint Commission International ...
*  NRIP1
In morbid obesity, RIP140 levels are down-regulated in visceral adipose tissue. In breast cancer, RIP140 is involved in ... "RIP140 gene and protein expression levels are downregulated in visceral adipose tissue in human morbid obesity". Obse Surg. 19 ...
*  Melanocortin 4 receptor
... gene mutation associated with morbid obesity". The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 86 (7): 3448. doi:10.1210/ ... mutations in a Mediterranean population with early-onset obesity". International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic ... June 2008). "Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity". Nature Genetics. 40 (6): 768- ... In accordance with the above, MC4 receptor agonists have garnered interest as potential treatments for obesity and insulin ...
*  List of Garfield characters
The reason for his morbid obesity comes from his horrible childhood years. He is voiced by Frank Welker. A lonely Chihuahua who ...
*  Jejunoileal bypass
... (JIB) was a surgical weight-loss procedure performed for the relief of morbid obesity from the 1950s through ... Apparatus and methods for treatment of morbid obesity JIB (intestinal bypass) experience. ... Payne JH, DeWind LT (1969). "Surgical treatment of obesity". Am. J. Surg. 118 (2): 141-7. doi:10.1016/0002-9610(69)90113-5. ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in Uruguay
She had, as well, many pathological problems, including morbid obesity, and diabetes. On June 12, 2009, the Ministry of Health ...
*  Central melanocortin system
Conversely, damage to this receptor has been shown to result in morbid obesity. Cone (2005) Anatomy and Regulation of the ... Due to the prominence of obesity as a health concern, much funding and research has been invested in this area with respect to ... This system is a target for drugs which treat obesity, diabetes and cachexia. Stimulation of the Melanocortin-4 receptor causes ...
*  American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
... option for the treatment of obesity and morbid obesity and improving the care and treatment of people with obesity and obesity- ... in addition to its effectiveness on obesity and morbid obesity. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has ... n.d.) Decision memo for bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity (CAG-00250R). Retrieved 15 November 2012 from ... "to improve the public health and well being of society by lessening the burden of obesity and obesity-related diseases ...
*  Larry Drake
Other causes, such as hypertension and morbid obesity, led to his cardiac arrest. Lorraine Ruth Burns Drake (1924-2002) at Find ...
*  Ileojejunal bypass
The ileojejunal bypass is an experimental surgery designed as a remedy for morbid obesity. It was first performed on a series ... "Explanations for weight loss after ileojejunal bypass in gross obesity". Br Med J. 1 (6024): 1504-5. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.6024. ...
*  I Michael Leitman
"Outcome and complications of gastric bypass surgery in super-super obesity versus morbid obesity". Obesity Surgery. 16: 16-18. ... "Is routine cholecystectomy necessary at the time of roux-en-y gastric bypass for morbid obesity?". Obesity Surgery. 16: 759-761 ... gallbladder disease and morbid obesity. For nearly 30 years, Dr. Leitman has served as a medical educator. In addition to his ...
*  FTO gene
Furthermore, morbid obesity is associated with a combination of FTO and INSIG2 single nucleotide polymorphisms. In 2009, ... "Association of morbid obesity with FTO and INSIG2 allelic variants". Arch Surg. 143 (3): 235-40; discussion 241. doi:10.1001/ ... of the population attributable risk of obesity. The authors of this study claim that while obesity was already known to have a ... "Variation in FTO contributes to childhood obesity and severe adult obesity". Nature Genetics. 39 (6): 724-6. doi:10.1038/ng2048 ...
*  Gastric balloon
... non-invasive treatment invasive treatment for morbid obesity: preliminary report on 108 patients". Can J Surg. 27: 135-136. ... Caglar E, Dobrucali A, Bal K. "Gastric balloon to treat obesity: filled with air or fluid?". Dig Endosc. 25: 502-7. doi:10.1111 ... "FDA approves non-surgical temporary balloon device to treat obesity". U.S. Food and Drug Administration. July 30, 2015. ... Neiben OG, Harboe H (1982). "Intragastric balloon as an artificial bezoar for treatment of obesity". Lancet: 198-199. doi: ...
*  Peter Chiodo
While testifying in different cities, the government had to fly Chiodo in a special plane due to his morbid obesity. In July ...
*  Checkseason
Wall also had health problems due to his morbid obesity, weighing over 320 pounds (150 kg). After trying to lose weight in a ...