TITLE

Sympathetic Overactivity, Endothelial Dysfunction, Inflammation, and Metabolic Abnormalities Cluster in Grade III (World Health Organization) Obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Pontiroli, Antonio E.; Pizzocri, Pierluigi; Paroni, Rita; Folli, Franco
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;Dec2006, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p2735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of a study which analyzed interrelationships of metabolic abnormalities, sympathetic overactivity, inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction in obesity. It was confirmed that weight loss is accompanied by improvement of metabolic variables and indexes of inflammation/endothelial dysfunction and of sympathetic overactivity. The correlation between changes of BMI and visceral fat, and adhesion molecules, agrees with previous studies.
ACCESSION #
23632795

 

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