Search for dissertations about: "TFEQ"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word TFEQ.

  1. 1. The role of genetics in regulation of weight loss and food intake

    Author : Marcus Bandstein; Helgi Schiöth; Jarl Torgerson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; FTO; RYGB; LYPLAL1; TFEQ; Genetic Risk Score; methylation; food intake; Bioinformatics; Bioinformatik; Medicinsk genetik; Medical Genetics;

    Abstract : While obesity is a world leading health problem, the most efficient treatment option for severely obese patients is Roux-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery. However, there are large inter-individual differences in weight loss after RYGB surgery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass as treatment of morbid obesity

    Author : Anna Laurenius; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Roux-en-Y gastric bypass; dietary energy density; food choice; meal size; eating rate; meal pattern; eating behavior; dumping syndrome; construct validity; hypoglycemia;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is now a common treatment for obesity with well-documented effects on long-term weight reduction, health-related quality of life, obesity-related morbidity and mortality. There is a need for a better understanding of changes in dietary intake and meal-related symptoms after RYGB. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ghrelin action on gastrointestinal functions and appetite in rat and man

    Author : Fredrik Levin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Ghrelin; ghrelin-receptors; gastrointestinal motility; migrating myoelectric complex; gastric acid secretion; gastric emptying; appetite; food intake; disinhibition; restraint; hunger; obesity;

    Abstract : To study the effect of ghrelin on the contractility of smooth muscle strips in vitro as well as the effects on fasting small bowel motility and acid secretion in vivo in rats and gastric emptying in rats and humans. To study the effect of peripherally administered ghrelin on plasma levels of glucose, insulin, glucagon, orexin A (OXA), somatostatin and gastrin in rats and ghrelin, cholecystokinin (CCK), glucagonlike peptide-1 (GLP-1), peptide YY (PYY) and motilin in humans. READ MORE

  4. 4. Next in bariatric surgery : the role of lifestyle and adequate information to improve patients’ quality of life and health

    Author : Mari Hult; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis is to increase the knowledge about how behavioral modification and information can improve the individual results following bariatric surgery or conventional weight loss treatment. Background: Obesity is a growing health issue often affecting quality of life and morbidity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eating habits among adolescents and their mothers : Stockholm Weight Development Study (SWEDES)

    Author : Karin Vågstrand; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Adolescents; mother-child; reporting bias; underreporters; overreporters; eating habits; sugar intake; soft drinks; meal patterns; overweight; body fatness; BMI; carciogenic bacteria; gender;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were threefold. Firstly, to explore the possibility to improve the quality of dietary data and to identify under- and overreporters of energy intake. Secondly, to investigate the eating habits of adolescents and the association with overweight. Thirdly, to study the associations between maternal and child eating habits. READ MORE