TITLE

Mechanisms of Hypertension Associated with Obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Dustan, Harriet P.
PUB. DATE
May 1983
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;May83 Part 2, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p860
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the physiologic and biochemical effects of weight loss and weight gain on obesity hypertension. Types of obesity; Mechanisms of hypertension associated with obesity; Neuroendocrine abnormalities.
ACCESSION #
7010768

 

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