Healthcare Workers Experiences of Strategies in Caring for Patients with Obesity: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Maryam Bagheri; Abbas Heydari; Zahra Sadat Manzari

Volume 25, Issue 1 , 2023

  Background: Healthcare workers try their best to deal with the challenges of caring for patients with obesity (PWO). However, no study has addressed the strategies used in taking care of PWO. Healthcare workers experiences of these strategies can facilitate the challenges of caring for these patients. Objectives: ...  Read More

Nurses Experiences of Care Challenges of Admitted Patients with Obesity: A Qualitative Content Analysis Study

Maryam Bagheri; Abbas Heydari; Zahra Sadat Manzari

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

  Background: Nurses have difficulties in caring for patients with obesity (PWO) due to their large size and complex care needs. As there have been few studies on these challenges, it is necessary to identify them for PWO through access to nurses experiences. Objectives: This study aimed to explain the ...  Read More

Effect of Insulin Resistance and Role of Plasma Adiponectin Level in Susceptibility to Colorectal Cancer

Mostafa Vahedian; Seyed Jalal Eshagh Hoseini; amir hamta; mohammadreza saadati; Hamid Farahani

Volume 24, Issue 4 , 2022

  Background: Despite clinical and basic different investigations, the role of plasma adipokines, such as adiponectin as a precise predictor of the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) is still conflicting. Aim: This study investigated the association between CRC and insulin resistance, obesity, and plasma ...  Read More

Study of Association between Serum Hepsin Level and Lymphocyte-to-C-reactive Protein Ratio in Patients with Diabetes

Talha Karab?y?k; Durmu? Ayan; Sercan Unal

Volume 24, Issue 3 , 2022

  Background: Hepsin is known as a cell-surface serine protease expressed predominantly in the liver. Hepsin-deficient mice show resistance to high-fat diet-induced obesity, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia. Up to the present, the physiological function of hepsin has not been fully determined. Hepsin ...  Read More

Assessment of longitudinal and cross-sectional effects of age on adult obesity in an Iranian population: results of a large population-based cohort study

Mahsa Rafiee Alhossaini; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad; Farid Zayeri; Masoumeh Sadeghi

Volume 23, Issue 6 , 2021

  Background: The risk of obesity commonly changes with age, which is a longitudinal (aging) effect. Moreover, the individuals who enter the study at the same age have similar living conditions that may influence their obesity risk in a particular way; this is a cross-sectional effect. Both cross-sectional ...  Read More