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The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. (2016)
Journal Article
LOVE, J.G., MCKENZIE, J.S., NIKOKAVOURA, E.A., BROOM, J., ROLLAND, C. and JOHNSTON, K.L. 2016. The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. International journal of women's health [online], 8, pages 299-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S100385

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5% and 26% of reproductive age women in the UK and accounts for up to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The first-line treatment option for overweight... Read More about The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet..

Weight loss for women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome following a very low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. (2015)
Journal Article
NIKOKAVOURA, E.A., JOHNSTON, K.L., BROOM, J., WRIEDEN.W.L. and ROLLAND, C. 2015. Weight loss for women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome following a very low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy [online], 8, pages 495-503. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S85134

Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects between 2% and 26% of reproductive-age women in the UK, and accounts for up to 75% of anovulatory infertility. The major symptoms include ovarian disruption, hyperandrogenism, insulin resistance, a... Read More about Weight loss for women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome following a very low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks..

A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). (2014)
Thesis
NIKOKAVOURA, E.A. 2014. A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5-26 % of reproductive-age women in the UK, and it accounts for up to to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The major symptoms include ovarian disrupti... Read More about A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)..

Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome. (2013)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., JOHNSTON, K. L., LULA, S., MACDONALD, I. and BROOM, I. 2014. Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome. International journal of clinical practice [online], 68(3), pages 379-387. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12300

Effective weight loss treatment is important as obesity has severe health and socioeconomic repercussions. Emerging evidence suggests that rapid initial weight loss results in better long-term weight loss maintenance. This remains controversial and c... Read More about Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome..

Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. (2013)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., LULA, S., JENNER, C., DYSON, L., MACDONALD, I., JOHNSTON, K.L. and BROOM, I. 2013. Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks. Clinical obesity [online], 3(5), pages 150-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/cob.12029

Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese, and obesity compounds the cardiovascular risk of T2DM. The aim of this retrospective study was twofold: first to investigate whether a twelve-week, community-ba... Read More about Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks..

The effect of very low-calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. (2013)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., MAVROEIDI, A., JOHNSTON, K.L. and BROOM, J. 2013. The effect of very low-calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy [online], 6, pages 393-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S51151

Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective means by which to induce clinically significant weight loss. However, their acceptance by health care practitioners and the public is generally lower than that for other nonsurgical weight loss methods.... Read More about The effect of very low-calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review..

Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. (2012)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., WIGGINS, J., DYSON, L., VAN GAAL, L.F. and BROOM, I. 2013. Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet. Clinical and experimental medical sciences [online], 1(3), pages 97-109. Available from: http://m-hikari.com/cem...rollandCEMS1-4-2013.pdf

We aimed to determine whether British Asians of Indian or Pakistani descent differed in their baseline characteristics and in response to a twelve-week, very-low-calorie diet (VLCD). We then assessed whether or not a VLCD had a different effect on As... Read More about Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet..

Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. (2012)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I. 2012. Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. Obesity facts [online], 5(Supplement 1), page 94. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1159/000178128

Introduction: Few studies have examined the relationship between ethnicity and longer-term outcomes following a very-low-calorie diet (VLCD).

A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). (2012)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I. 2012. A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). Obesity facts [online], 5(Supplement 1), page 94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1159/000178128

Introduction: Few studies have examined the significance of ethnicity on weight loss responses and overall health benefits following a VLCD.

Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review. (2012)
Journal Article
ADEBOYE, B., BERMANO, G. and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review. Cardiovascular journal of Africa [online], 23(9), pp. 512-521. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2012-040

Obesity and its association with co-morbidities in Africa are on the rise. This systematic review examines evidence of obesity and its association with co-morbidities within the African continent. Comparative studies conducted in Africa on adults 17... Read More about Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review..

Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. (2012)
Journal Article
MULHOLLAND, Y., NICOKAVOURA, E., BROOM, J. and ROLLAND, C. 2012. Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. British journal of nutrition [online], 108(5), pages 832-851. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114512001924

Evidence from the literature supports the safe use of very-low-energy diets (VLED) for up to 3 months in supervised conditions for patients who fail to meet a target weight loss using a standard low-fat, reduced-energy approach. There is, however, a... Read More about Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence..

Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. (2012)
Book Chapter
ROLLAND, C. 2012. Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. In Stewart, A.D. and Sutton, L. (eds.) Body composition in sport, exercise and health. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 2, pages 20-41.

In the initial stages of body composition analysis, cadavers were analysed and later used as a criterion method for validating developing methods which could be used in live subjects. Cadavers have been analysed chemically and anatomically. The chemi... Read More about Laboratory methods of body composition analysis..

Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review. (2012)
Journal Article
GRYKA, A., BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C. 2012. Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review. Agro food hi-tech industry [online], 23(Supplement 2), pages 12-14. Available from: https://www.teknoscienz...pe-2-diabetes-a-review/

This review examines the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets (LCHO) ( < 150g carbohydrate/day) on glycaemia and cardiovascular risk, appetite and satiety, liver and kidney function, energy expenditure, and bone metabolism. It also investi... Read More about Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review..

Global warming: is weight loss a solution? (2012)
Journal Article
GRYKA, A., BROOM, J., and ROLLAND, C. 2012. Global warming: is weight loss a solution? International journal of obesity [online], 36(3), pages 474-476. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2011.151

The current climate change has been most likely caused by the increased greenhouse gas emissions. We have looked at the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and estimated the reduction in the CO2 emissions that would occur with the theoretical... Read More about Global warming: is weight loss a solution?.

The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. (2011)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I. 2011. The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. Cholesterol [online], 2011, article ID 306278. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1155/2011/306278

This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, and baseline HDL levels, it wo... Read More about The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review..

Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. (2011)
Thesis
GRYKA, A. 2011. Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Several studies have shown that a low-carbohydrate diet (LCHOD) can improve glycaemic control in people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The objective of the current study was to compare two ways of administration of a LCHOD - self-prepared mea... Read More about Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus..

Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. (2011)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C., HESSION, M. and BROOM, I. 2011. Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy [online], 4, pages 315-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S22788

Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines, which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the circulating levels of adipokines with weig... Read More about Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients..

Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. (2010)
Book Chapter
BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C. 2010. Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A.M. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 5, pages 51-66.

The current obesity epidemic, indeed pandemic, is a major public health problem affecting not only the developed nations but also developing countries as they become modern industrialised nations. Over the last thirty years the prevalence of obesity... Read More about Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention..

Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. (2010)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I. 2010. Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. GM2: peer-reviewed medicine for the 50+ patient [online], 40(1), pages 27-36. Available from: https://www.gmjournal.c...lowering-in-the-elderly

Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, medication and laparoscopic gastr... Read More about Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly..


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