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Changes in body compositions and basal metabolic rates during treatment of Graves' disease

MJ Kim et al
Used Parameters : FFM, FM, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Korea

Journal : International Journal of Endocrinology

Objectives. Because thyroid hormone is an important determinant of body weight and basal metabolic rate, we investigated the changes in the basal metabolic rate and body composition sequentially after treatment for Graves' disease. Methods. A prospective cohort study was performed with six women newly diagnosed with Graves' disease. During a 52-week treatment of methimazole, body composition, resting respiratory expenditure (REE), and handgrip strength were measured consecutively. Results. After methimazole treatment …
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