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Weight loss studies in obese patients. Aspects of very-low-energy diet treatment and effects of obesity surgery on disability pension

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Title: Weight loss studies in obese patients. Aspects of very-low-energy diet treatment and effects of obesity surgery on disability pension
Authors: Gripeteg, Lena
Issue Date: 2-Mar-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I. Gripeteg L, Torgerson T, Karlsson J, Lindroos AK. Prolonged refeeding improves weight maintenance after weight loss with very-low-energy diets. British Journal of Nutrition 2010;103(1):141–148.

II. Gripeteg L, Karlsson J, Torgerson J, Lindroos AK. Predictors of Very-Low-Energy Diet (VLED) outcome in obese women and men. Obesity Facts 2010, in press.

III. Gripeteg L, Lindroos AK, Peltonen M, Sjöström L, Narbro K. Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Disability Pension in Swedish Obese Subjects. Submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2010-03-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 mars 2010, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: obesity
weight loss
predictive factors
controlled trial
randomised trial
obesity surgery
very-low-energy diet
disability pension
eating behaviour
quality of life
Abstract: Obesity is associated with increased risk of serious medical conditions, impaired quality of life, reduced working capacity, and shortened life expectancy. Obesity surgery is the most effective weight loss treatment with large health benefits, including reduced mortality. However, the long-term effects on productivity loss are not known. Surgical treatment is not an option for all obese patients and effective dietary treatments are much needed. Very-low-energy diets (VLED) induce rapid and subst... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8010-1
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