Posts Tagged ‘treatment’

Morgan Downey Published Articles

September 27th, 2009

Obesity and the political process Obesity and the political process. [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008] – PubMed Result


Obesity as a Disease Obesity as a disease: a white paper on evidence an…[Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008] – PubMed Result


Obesity as a Disease Results of Expert Meetings: Obesity and Cardiovasc…[Am Heart J. 2001] – PubMed Result


Reimbursement for Obesity Treatments Future and implications of reimbursement for obesi…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2005] – PubMed Result

Physician Patient Communication about weight: The importance of being earnest. [Lancet. 2003] – PubMed Result

Book Chapter on Weight Bias;

Op Ed:

Physical Activity

September 27th, 2009


The first thing to realize is how much exercise is needed to burn calories. Don’t get discouraged but it takes a lot of time. See: Lighten Up and Get Moving! | The Calorie Control Council

Physical activity patterns and prevention of weigh…[Int J Obes (Lond). 2009] – PubMed Result

Pedometer-based walking programs show modest weight loss A meta-analysis of pedometer-based walking interve…[Ann Fam Med. 2008 Jan-Feb] – PubMed Result

Using pedometers to increase physical activity and…[JAMA. 2007] – PubMed Result

Exercise alone of minimum use Effects of a popular exercise and weight loss prog…[Nutr Metab (Lond). 2009] – PubMed Result, especially it would seem, among women Exercise is not an effective weight loss modality …[J Am Coll Nutr. 1993] – PubMed Result

Exercise in weight management of obesity. [Cardiol Clin. 2001] – PubMed Result

American College of Sports Medicine position stand…[Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001] – PubMed Result

Treatment and prevention of obesity: what is the r…[Nutr Rev. 2006] – PubMed Result

Physical activity considerations for the treatment…[Am J Clin Nutr. 2005] – PubMed Result

Exercise for overweight or obesity. [Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006] – PubMed Result

Regular exercise trumps metabolic drive to regain after weight loss Regular Exercise Attenuates the Metabolic Drive to…[Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009] – PubMed Result

US self-reported physical activity Prevalence of Self-Reported Physically Active Adults — United States, 2007

Prevalence of adult physical activity Prevalence of Regular Physical Activity Among Adults — United States, 2001 and 2005

Physical activity may matter a lot less than you thought. Study compares energy expenditure between Chicago and Nigerian women Energy expenditure does not predict weight change …[Am J Clin Nutr. 2009] – PubMed Result

Physical activity is associated with risk factors …[J Am Diet Assoc. 2008] – PubMed Result

Physical activity decreases cardiovascular disease…[Am J Prev Med. 2004] – PubMed Result

Active Commuting Active commuting and cardiovascular disease risk: …[Arch Intern Med. 2009] – PubMed Result

Physical activity, obesity and cardiovascular dise…[Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2005] – PubMed Result

Prevention of Obesity

September 26th, 2009

Everybody wants to prevent obesity and there is ample reason to do so. Unfortunately, studies on ways in which to prevent obesity, especially in children are disappointing. MD

Prevention in Adults

A systematic review of interventions aimed at the …[Public Health Nutr. 2009] – PubMed Result

A systematic review of the evidence regarding effi…[Obes Rev. 2008] – PubMed Result

Systematic prevention of overweight and obesity in…[Obes Rev. 2009] – PubMed Result

Prevention in Adolescents

Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk …[Obes Rev. 2006] – PubMed Result

Prevention in Children

Interventions for preventing obesity in children. [Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005] – PubMed Result

Recommended community strategies to prevent obesity Recommended community strategies and measurements …[MMWR Recomm Rep. 2009] – PubMed Result

American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Childhood Obesity, prevention and treatment Overweight in Children and Adolescents: Pathophysiology, Consequences, Prevention, and Treatment — Daniels et al. 111 (15): 1999 — Circulation

The impact of prevention on reducing the burden of…[Circulation. 2008] – PubMed Result

Preventing cardiovascular disease in the 21st cent…[Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2006] – PubMed Result