Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

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International experts from world-renowned medical schools comprehensively review for practicing clinicians and scientists alike the latest understanding of the epidemiology, causation, and consequences of diabetes and obesity. The authors discuss in detail their diagnosis, clinical manifestations, complications, and best practices for diagnosis and treatment. They also review the history and epidemiology of these conditions, explain their genetics and pathophysiology, and illuminate their known mechanisms and interactions. State-of-the-art survey-chapters critique current approaches (lifestyle and pharmacological) to the treatment of these conditions.Numerous morbidities are associated with obesity, including type 2 diabetes mellitus, which now affects adolescents in alarming ... Discovery of the fat hormone leptin as part ... Figure 1 presents a proposed wiring diagram for the control of EE.

Title:Obesity and Diabetes
Author:Christos S. Mantzoros
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-11-16


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