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Weight bias among health professionals specializing in obesity.
PURPOSE To determine the level of anti-fat bias in health professionals specializing in obesity and identify personal characteristics that correlate with both implicit and explicit bias. RESEARCHExpand
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Effects of intracerebroventricular injection of neuropeptide Y on energy metabolism.
Our objective was to find out if central injection of neuropeptide Y (NPY) would alter brown fat thermogenesis and white fat lipoprotein lipase activity. The following three groups of Sprague-DawleyExpand
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Neuropeptide Y in hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus: a center coordinating energy metabolism.
Intracerebroventricular injection of neuropeptide Y (NPY) has two effects on energy metabolism in addition to increased feeding: decreased brown fat thermogenesis and increased white fat lipoproteinExpand
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The lighter side of BDNF.
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mediates energy metabolism and feeding behavior. As a neurotrophin, BDNF promotes neuronal differentiation, survival during early development, adultExpand
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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for diabetes (the Diabetes Surgery Study): 2-year outcomes of a 5-year, randomised, controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Conventional treatments for patients with type 2 diabetes are often inadequate. We aimed to assess outcomes of diabetes control and treatment risks 2 years after adding Roux-en-Y gastricExpand
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Association between the amygdala and nucleus of the solitary tract in μ-opioid induced feeding in the rat
The central nucleus of the amygdala (CNA) and the nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS) are important in the regulation of ingestive behavior. We evaluated whether opioid-opioid signaling between theExpand
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Effect of Protein Ingestion on the Glucose and Insulin Response to a Standardized Oral Glucose Load
Type II diabetic subjects were given 50 g protein, 50 g glucose, or 50 g glucose with 50 g protein as a single meal in random sequence. The plasma glucose and insulin response was determined over theExpand
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Obesity as a Disease: A White Paper on Evidence and Arguments Commissioned by the Council of The Obesity Society
tative bodies that it is reasonable to call obesity a disease. The panel reviewed three broad classes of argument as to whether obesity is rightly classified as a disease.The first, the scientificExpand
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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs intensive medical management for the control of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: the Diabetes Surgery Study randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Controlling glycemia, blood pressure, and cholesterol is important for patients with diabetes. How best to achieve this goal is unknown. OBJECTIVE To compare Roux-en-Y gastric bypassExpand
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