By George A. Bray
"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight regulate is a in actual fact written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and therapy. The booklet includes approximately one hundred fifty scientific photos of weight problems and its comparable stipulations, in addition to many pertinent scientific directions and up to date information on overview and therapy. the most chapters disguise evaluation and incidence, how weight problems develops and the way it turns into a healthiness possibility, category and scientific kinds of weight problems, evaluate and advent to therapy, habit amendment, vitamin, workout, drug remedy and surgical operation and supply a well timed and much-needed assessment of present wisdom and perform within the remedy of weight problems. the amount concludes with bibliographic references and an index. Nutritionists, internists, bariatric physicians, dieticians, endocrinologists, and scientific and educational execs will locate An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep an eye on is a vital reference."--Jacket. Read more...
content material: Realities and remedy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems power stability and the managed approach Afferent indications The valuable Controller Efferent indications define of therapy ancient standpoint Mechanisms of motion at present to be had medicines unwanted side effects good points of an amazing Drug weight problems and Weight regulate Illustrated Index
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Et a/. Diurnal and ultradian rhythmicity of plasma leptin: effects 6 12 18 Time (hours) 24 36 of gender and adiposity. J C/in Endocrinol Metab 1998;83:453-9 57 AN ATLAS OF OBESITY AND WEIGHT CONTROL I. Leptin is synthesized in fat cells and placenta 2. Women have higher leptin levels than men 3. More fat means more leptin 4 Leptin acts in the brain ovary liver hematopoietic cells 5. Leptin deficiency produces obesity 6. Leptin modifies effect of starvation 7. Leptin is secreted in mother's milk 8.
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.
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