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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..

Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. (2011)
Journal Article
DOMBROWSKI, S.U., SNIEHOTTA, F.F., JOHNSTON, M., BROOM, I., KULKARNI, U., BROWN, J., MURRAY, L. and ARAƚJO-SOARES, V. 2012. Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. Patient education and counseling [online], 87(1), pages 108-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2011.08.003

The objective of this study was to test and optimize the feasibility and acceptability of a physical activity (PA) and healthy eating behavior change intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-... Read More about Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care..

Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. (2011)
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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..

Global warming: is weight loss a solution? (2011)
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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?.

Over-the-counter orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. (2011)
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WEIDMAN, A.E., CUNNINGHAM, S., GRAY, G., HANSFORD, D., MCLAY, J., BROOM, J. and STEWART, D. 2011. Over-the-counter orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 33(4), pages 627-633. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-011-9516-z

Objectives of the study To describe community pharmacists early experiences, views and attitudes with over-the-counter orlistat, 9 months post legal re-classification from November 2009 to January 2010. Setting 13,200 (81%) randomly selected register... Read More about Over-the-counter orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain..