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  • Condition: Obesity
  • Journal: Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie
  • Treatment Used: Bariatric Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a young patient with morbid obesity treated with bariatric (weight loss) surgery.
  • Condition: Overweight and Obese Children
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Family-Based Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 115
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of three different family-based interventions: group-based, individual-based, or by website approach for children with overweight and obesity.
  • Condition: Children with Severe Obesity
  • Journal: Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.)
  • Treatment Used: Family-Based Obesity Treatment (FBT)
  • Number of Patients: 241
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This study compared children with severe obesity (excessive body fat) versus mild obesity/overweight participating in family-based obesity treatment (FBT).
  • Condition: Preconception Weight Loss in Women with Obesity and Infertility
  • Journal: Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Treatment Used: Phentermine
  • Number of Patients: 55
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This study described weight loss, pregnancy rates, and live birth rates after short-term phentermine use in women with obesity and infertility.
  • Condition: High Blood Pressure among Children
  • Journal: International journal of environmental research and public health
  • Treatment Used: Nutrition Education and Physical Activity
  • Number of Patients: 6764
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The study researched the outcomes of nutrition education and physical activity on high blood pressure among children.
  • Condition: Childhood Obesity
  • Journal: Childhood obesity (Print)
  • Treatment Used: Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions.
  • Condition: Childhood Obesity
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Mind, Exercise, Nutrition … Do it! (MEND) Intervention
  • Number of Patients: 987
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This study explored the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition … Do it! (MEND) childhood obesity intervention and its effectiveness.
  • Condition: Adolescents with Obesity
  • Journal: JMIR mHealth and uHealth
  • Treatment Used: Smartphone App for Monitoring Daily Meal Distribution and Food Selection
  • Number of Patients: 26
  • Published —
This study evaluated the acceptability and usability of a smartphone app for monitoring daily meal distribution and food selection for adolescents with obesity (excessive amount of body fat).
  • Condition: Childhood Obesity
  • Journal: Journal of doctoral nursing practice
  • Treatment Used: Primary Care-based Structured Weight Management Program
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of a primary care-based structured weight management program for the treatment of childhood obesity.
  • Condition: Adolescents with Morbid Obesity
  • Journal: Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Number of Patients: 16
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (surgical weight-loss procedure) in adolescents with morbid obesity (health condition that results from an abnormally high body mass index).
  • Condition: Children who are Overweight/Obese
  • Journal: Journal of sports sciences
  • Treatment Used: Judo Training (JT)
  • Number of Patients: 35
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effects of judo training (JT) in children who are overweight or obese (excessive body fat).
  • Condition: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Various
  • Number of Patients: 23154
  • Published —
In this study, researchers sought to determine the best way to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus.
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