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By George A. Bray

ISBN-10: 1842140493

ISBN-13: 9781842140499

"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight regulate is a basically written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and remedy. The booklet comprises approximately one hundred fifty scientific photographs of weight problems and its similar stipulations, in addition to many pertinent scientific guidance and up to date info on review and therapy. the most chapters disguise overview and incidence, how weight problems develops and the way it Read more...

content material: Realities and remedy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems strength stability and the managed approach Afferent signs The significant Controller Efferent indications define of remedy historic point of view Mechanisms of motion at the moment to be had medications unwanted side effects positive factors of an amazing Drug weight problems and Weight keep an eye on Illustrated Index

weight problems is a protracted, stigmatized sickness that's more and more general. This atlas seems at its etiology, improvement and therapy, and includes medical images of weight problems and its related Read more...

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4 The detrimental effect of obesity on longevity continues over many years. These data show the proportion of men surviving over years after their evaluation for service in the Danish military, depending on whether they were obese or not. The group of obese men (BMI > 31 kg/m 2) had fewer survivors at all times up to 35 years following initial evaluation. Adapted with permission from Sonne-Holm S, Sorensen Tl, Christensen U. Risk of early death in extremely overweight young men. Br Med J 1983;287:795-7 Q) ~ c: .....

In animal species and in humans, a low activity of the sympathetic nervous system is associated with obesity. : ... c v "' Figure 2. 7 One important timing mechanism for meals may be a dip in the glucose level. This figure shows the relationship of a request for a meal to a more than I0% drop in glucose some 30 min earlier. This glucose dip occurs in both animals and man. Data derived from Campfield LA, Smith FJ, Rosenbaum M, Hirsch J. Human eating: evidence for a physiological basis using a modified paradigm.

Uncoupling protein (UCP)-1 is involved in dissipating energy, and is primarily located in the mitochondria of brown adipose tissue. UCP2 is widely distributed and appears to be involved in the transport of fatty acids across the mitochondrion. UCP3 is found primarily in muscle and may have a similar function to UCP2. Adapted with permission from Fleury C , Neverova M, Collins S, et at. Uncoupling protein-2: a nova! gene linked to obesity and hyperinsulinemia. 19 the 20 Leptin is probably important circulating peptide produced by the fat cell.

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