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"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep watch over is a sincerely written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and remedy. The ebook includes approximately a hundred and fifty scientific photographs of weight problems and its similar stipulations, in addition to many pertinent medical guidance and up to the moment info on review and remedy. the most chapters conceal overview and incidence, how weight problems develops and the way it Read more...

content material: Realities and therapy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems power stability and the managed procedure Afferent signs The relevant Controller Efferent signs define of therapy historic viewpoint Mechanisms of motion at the moment to be had medications uncomfortable side effects good points of an incredible Drug weight problems and Weight keep watch over Illustrated Index

weight problems is a protracted, stigmatized illness that's more and more familiar. This atlas appears to be like at its etiology, improvement and therapy, and comprises scientific images of weight problems and its related Read more...

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FFA released into the portal vein may reduce insulin clearance by the liver and enhance triglyceride production while reducing HDL-cholesterol (HDL-C) levels. This set of events along with the higher levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor- I (PAl-l) produced by the enlarged fat cells increases the risk of atherosclerosis VLDL production St ro ke vol ume i I + \ LDL chol este rol + j C ardiac o utput j ! 88 5. 96 ± 0. 7 ± 0. 3 0. 20 Visceral or central obesity, here measured by CT scans, is related to abnormal levels of lipids.

Q. 6 Systolic blood pressure .. 4 0 0 18 20 22 24 26 . 18 Body mass index is also related to higher levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides and systolic blood pressure and to a decreased level of HDL-cholesterol which are risk factors for disease. Adapted with permission from Pocock SJ, Shaper AG, Phillips AN. Concentrations of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides and total cholesterol in ischaemic heart disease. Data derived from Shaper AG, Phillips AN, Pocock SJ, et a/.

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