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The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine 2006;27(2): 345-355.
대구한의대 비만클리닉 내원 환자 62명에 대한 임상적 관찰
최빈혜, 허진일, 김동우, 박경, 김대준, 변준석
대구한의대학교 한의과대학 비계내과학교실
A Clinical Study on the Effect of 62 cases through Obesity Clinic in Dae-Gu Hanny University
Bin-Hye Choi, Jin-Il Hur, Dong-Woo Kim, Kyung Park, Dae-Jun Kim, Joon-Seok Byun
3rd Deptartment of Internal Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University
Correspondence  Bin-Hye Choi ,Tel: 053-770-2081, Fax: 053-770-2169, Email: lella100@naver.com
Received: April 15, 2006,   Accepted: June 13, 2006,   Published online: June 30, 2006.
The purposes of this study are to evaluate the effect of treatment in obesity clinic in Dae-Gu Hanny University and to improve the oriental medical methods of treatment in obesity patients.

Methods :
62 patients were classified into four groups by Body Mass Index(BMI); normal, overweight, 1st obesity and 2nd obesity groups. Weight, BMI, body fat rate and abdominal fat rate were compared in each group by t-test.

In distribution of sex, male were 10(16.1%), female were 52(83.9%). Mean age was 31.0±2.59 and the patients in twenties and thirties were the most. Mean weight was 71.80±4.08kg and 1st obesity group(23) was the most. Mean BMI was 27.11±1.20(kg/㎡). BMI Changes in obesity groups treated by obesity clinic were 0.95±0.68kg/㎡ in normal group, 1.45±0.38kg/㎡ in overweight group, 2.67±0.48kg/㎡ in 1st obesity group and 4.01±1.10kg/㎡in 2nd obesity group. The changes in all groups were significant. The more the obesity degree was, the more weight loss was.

The weight and BMI in patients were almost decreased significantly when they treated. It resulted that the effect of oriental medical treatment in obesity was positive. This study is the effect of treatment in obesity by several medical methods and it is thought that the study of the effects of treatment in obesity by each medical methods that were used in this study is necessary.
Key words: Obesity, BMI, Obesity clinic, Overweight
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