Regional adiposity and morbidity

Regional adiposity and morbidity AHMED Department Adiposity Morbidity GLENN R. KRAKOWER Clinical Wisconsin Nutrition, Froedtert Memorial of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Lutheran Hospital, Metabolism, Milwaukee, I. Historical Aspects ................................................................................... II. Epidemiology ........................................................................................ A. Relationship of obesity to morbidity ............................................................ B. Heterogeneity of obesity-related morbidities: role of body fat distribution .................... III. Measurement of Body Fat Distribution ............................................................. A. Anthropometric indexes ......................................................................... B. Imaging methodologies .......................................................................... IV. Regional Adipose Tissue ............................................................................ A. Preadipocyte recruitment ........................................................................ B. Morphology ...................................................................................... C. Biological activity ................................................................................ V. Factors Influencing Body Fat Distribution ......................................................... A. Genetic/environmental interactions ............................................................ B. Sex hormones sexual dimorphism .......................................................... C. Stress hypothalamic arousal mechanisms .................................................. VI. Body Fat Distribution the Metabolic Profile ................................................... A. Insulin resistance splanchnic insulin dynamics ............................................ B. Glucose intolerance non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus ............................. C. Dyslipidemias .................................................................................... D. Blood pressure ................................................................................... VII. Associations Between Abdominal Obesity Adversity of the Metabolic Profile ................ A. Visceral fat potential role of enhanced free fatty acid flux ................................ B. Neuroendocrine factors .......................................................................... C. Genetic considerations ........................................................................... VIII. Body Fat Distribution Weight Loss ............................................................ A. Regional adipose tissue response ................................................................ B. Metabolic profile ................................................................................. IX. Summary Perspectives ......................................................................... powerful agent of natural selection in human biocultural evolution, favoring individuals who could effectively store calories in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Physiological Reviews The American Physiological Society

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AHMED Department Adiposity Morbidity GLENN R. KRAKOWER Clinical Wisconsin Nutrition, Froedtert Memorial of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Lutheran Hospital, Metabolism, Milwaukee, I. Historical Aspects ................................................................................... II. Epidemiology ........................................................................................ A. Relationship of obesity to morbidity ............................................................ B. Heterogeneity of obesity-related morbidities: role of body fat distribution .................... III. Measurement of Body Fat Distribution ............................................................. A. Anthropometric indexes ......................................................................... B. Imaging methodologies .......................................................................... IV. Regional Adipose Tissue ............................................................................ A. Preadipocyte recruitment ........................................................................ B. Morphology ...................................................................................... C. Biological activity ................................................................................ V. Factors Influencing Body Fat Distribution ......................................................... A. Genetic/environmental interactions ............................................................ B. Sex hormones sexual dimorphism .......................................................... C. Stress hypothalamic arousal mechanisms .................................................. VI. Body Fat Distribution the Metabolic Profile ................................................... A. Insulin resistance splanchnic insulin dynamics ............................................ B. Glucose intolerance non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus ............................. C. Dyslipidemias .................................................................................... D. Blood pressure ................................................................................... VII. Associations Between Abdominal Obesity Adversity of the Metabolic Profile ................ A. Visceral fat potential role of enhanced free fatty acid flux ................................ B. Neuroendocrine factors .......................................................................... C. Genetic considerations ........................................................................... VIII. Body Fat Distribution Weight Loss ............................................................ A. Regional adipose tissue response ................................................................ B. Metabolic profile ................................................................................. IX. Summary Perspectives ......................................................................... powerful agent of natural selection in human biocultural evolution, favoring individuals who could effectively store calories in

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Published: Oct 1, 1994

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