R F Kushner

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medical management of obesity
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 13:123-32. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Obesity management
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, 150 East Huron Street, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:191-210, viii. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Managing the obese patient after bariatric surgery: a case report of severe malnutrition and review of the literature
    R Kushner
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 24:126-32. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of bariatric surgery: an interim analysis
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:S46-51. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate diets, con: the mythical phoenix or credible science?
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:13-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The PPET Study: people and pets exercising together
    Robert F Kushner
    Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1762-70. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment of the overweight and obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S53-62. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:915-33. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The office approach to the obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prim Care 30:327-40. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Denon Institute Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education Lecture, 2002. Will there be a tipping point in medical nutrition education?
    Robert F Kushner
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:288-91. 2003

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Medical management of obesity
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 13:123-32. 2002
    ..An initial weight loss of 10% of body weight achieved over 6 months is a recommended target. This article reviews the evaluation and management of the adult obese patient...
  2. ncbi request reprint Obesity management
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, 150 East Huron Street, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:191-210, viii. 2007
    ..Therapy for obesity always begins with lifestyle management and may include pharmacotherapy or surgery. Setting an initial weight loss goal of 10% over 6 months is a realistic target, followed by long-term management...
  3. ncbi request reprint Managing the obese patient after bariatric surgery: a case report of severe malnutrition and review of the literature
    R Kushner
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 24:126-32. 2000
    ..A case of severe malnutrition after RYGB surgery is reported for illustration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of bariatric surgery: an interim analysis
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:S46-51. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate diets, con: the mythical phoenix or credible science?
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:13-6. 2005
    ..Any benefits or advantages resulting from these diets must therefore be derived from factors other than those stated by the alternative theory...
  6. ncbi request reprint The PPET Study: people and pets exercising together
    Robert F Kushner
    Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1762-70. 2006
    ..The human-companion animal bond and the role of pets in providing social support provides a rationale framework for studying the effectiveness of a combined people and pets (PP) exercising together (PPET) weight loss program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment of the overweight and obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S53-62. 2005
    ..Improvement in the assessment process will likely be achieved by using a team approach along with future developments in practical measurement of body composition and energy expenditure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:915-33. 2003
    ..Performing a detailed initial assessment, including an obesity-focused history, physical examination, and selected laboratory and diagnostic tests, is fundamental to the process of care...
  9. ncbi request reprint The office approach to the obese patient
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 150 East Huron, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prim Care 30:327-40. 2003
    ..This article has reviewed the key office-based components for the delivery of obesity care. The strategies and techniques used for treatment are addressed in the remaining articles in this issue...
  10. ncbi request reprint Denon Institute Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education Lecture, 2002. Will there be a tipping point in medical nutrition education?
    Robert F Kushner
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:288-91. 2003
    ..The Power of Context refers to the conditions and risk factors that are directly affected by diet and nutrition. Examples of these key factors are provided with a look to the future of medical nutrition education...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bipedal bioelectrical impedance analysis reproducibly estimates total body water in hemodialysis patients
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:154-8. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life
    R F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Nutrition 16:947-52. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the obese patient. Practical considerations
    R F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Clin North Am 84:387-99, vi. 2000
    ..Other important aspects of the evaluation process include determining the patient's goals, expectations, and motivation for weight loss along with support systems and/or barriers to behavior change...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diets, drugs, exercise, and behavioral modification: Where these work and where they do not
    Robert Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Wellness Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:120-2. 2005
  15. doi request reprint Prevention of weight gain in adult patients with type 2 diabetes treated with pioglitazone
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1017-22. 2009
    ..This is the first prospective, randomized study that demonstrates the beneficial effect of participation in a comprehensive lifestyle-weight-management program on lessening of weight gain associated with pioglitazone...
  16. ncbi request reprint Medical evaluation of the obese individual
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter Pavilion, Suite 3 150, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:89-103, viii. 2005
  17. pmc Physician counseling of young adults with rapid weight gain: a retrospective cohort study
    Joyce W Tang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 11:31. 2010
    ..The incidence of weight gain is highest during young adulthood. Our study aims to describe weight gain patterns among young adults and to evaluate physician recognition of and counseling for rapid weight gain...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle patterns among overweight and obese adults
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1160-7. 2010
    ..Pattern recognition represents a new method to analyze the cluster of behaviors, attitudes, and traits seen among this population...
  19. ncbi request reprint An update on low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets
    Courtney A Noble
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 22:153-9. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Nutritional support of the obese patient
    Julie L Roth
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 150 East Huron Street, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 7:329-35. 2005
    ..Clinical care should incorporate a team approach that addresses the special nutritional and metabolic needs of this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anti-obesity drugs
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Rubloff 9 976, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1339-50. 2008
    ..However, the scarcity of medications available or those that have made it to Phase III trials reflects the difficult challenge of manipulating the biology of appetite regulation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Understanding obesity by asking the right questions
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Rubloff 9 976, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:148-51. 2010
    ..A new text on the subject challenges us to think out of the box for answers and solutions...
  23. doi request reprint Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets revisited
    Robert F Kushner
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 24:198-203. 2008
    ..This review will discuss the effects on appetite regulation, metabolic parameters, body weight and body composition, the role of glycemic index and glycemic load, as well as long-term outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine plus meal replacement therapy for body weight loss and maintenance in obese patients
    James L Early
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1010 N Kansas Rd, Wichita, KS 67214 3199, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1464-72. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of sibutramine with a low-calorie diet (LCD) and commercial meal-replacement product in achieving weight loss and weight-loss maintenance in obese patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obesity in older adults: technical review and position statement of the American Society for Nutrition and NAASO, The Obesity Society
    Dennis T Villareal
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences, Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Obes Res 13:1849-63. 2005
    ..Therefore, weight-loss therapy that minimizes muscle and bone losses is recommended for older persons who are obese and who have functional impairments or medical complications that can benefit from weight loss...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity in older adults: technical review and position statement of the American Society for Nutrition and NAASO, The Obesity Society
    Dennis T Villareal
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences and Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:923-34. 2005
    ..Therefore, weight-loss therapy that minimizes muscle and bone losses is recommended for older persons who are obese and who have functional impairments or medical complications that can benefit from weight loss...
  27. ncbi request reprint Executive summary of the recommendations of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery medical guidelines for clinical practice for the perioperative nutritional,
    Jeffrey I Mechanick
    Endocr Pract 14:318-36. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint A festschrift for Roland L. Weinsier: nutrition scientist, educator, and clinician
    Douglas C Heimburger
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obes Res 11:1246-62. 2003
    ..Sadly, Roland Weinsier died on November 27, 2002. He will be missed and remembered by many as a revered and beloved teacher, mentor, healer, and scholar...
  29. ncbi request reprint Putting an obesity "call to action" into action
    Robert F Kushner
    Arch Intern Med 164:2067. 2004