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Resveratrol supplementation does not improve metabolic function in nonobese women with normal glucose tolerance.
Resveratrol has been reported to improve metabolic function in metabolically abnormal rodents and humans, but it has not been studied in nonobese people with normal glucose tolerance. We conducted a… Expand
Gastric bypass and banding equally improve insulin sensitivity and β cell function.
- D. Bradley, Caterina Conte, +9 authors S. Klein
- The Journal of clinical investigation
- 3 December 2012
Bariatric surgery in obese patients is a highly effective method of preventing or resolving type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); however, the remission rate is not the same among different surgical… Expand
Association between specific adipose tissue CD4+ T-cell populations and insulin resistance in obese individuals.
BACKGROUND & AIMS An increased number of macrophages in adipose tissue is associated with insulin resistance and metabolic dysfunction in obese people. However, little is known about other immune… Expand
Probiotics in prevention and treatment of obesity: a critical view
- N. Kobyliak, Caterina Conte, +6 authors Peter Kružliak
- Nutrition & Metabolism
- 20 February 2016
The worldwide prevalence of obesity more than doubled between 1980 and 2014. The obesity pandemic is tightly linked to an increase in energy availability, sedentariness and greater control of ambient… Expand
Methods for assessing intrahepatic fat content and steatosis
- E. Fabbrini, Caterina Conte, F. Magkos
- Current opinion in clinical nutrition and…
- 1 September 2009
Purpose of reviewIntrahepatic fat content is increasingly being recognized as an integral part of metabolic dysfunction. This article reviews available methods for the assessment of hepatic… Expand
NPY and brain monoamines in the pathogenesis of cancer anorexia.
- A. Laviano, A. Inui, M. Meguid, A. Molfino, Caterina Conte, F. Rossi Fanelli
- 1 September 2008
Cancer anorexia frequently characterizes the clinical journey of patients with cancer and affects patients' morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. A constellation of symptoms concur to the… Expand
Intrahepatic diacylglycerol content is associated with hepatic insulin resistance in obese subjects.
Data from studies in animal models indicate that certain lipid metabolites, particularly diacylglycerol, ceramide, and acylcarnitine, disrupt insulin action. We evaluated the relationship between the… Expand
Vitamin D and Diabetes Mellitus.
- E. Maddaloni, I. Cavallari, N. Napoli, Caterina Conte
- Biology, Medicine
- Frontiers of hormone research
Vitamin D has been suggested as a protective compound for diabetes mellitus. Several mechanisms linking vitamin D to the regulation of the immune response support a role for vitamin D in the… Expand
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Obesity‐Induced Insulin Resistance: A Double‐Blind, Randomized, Placebo‐Controlled Trial
Objective The aim was to investigate whether vitamin D supplementation, combined with a hypocaloric diet, could have an independent effect on insulin sensitivity in subjects with both overweight and… Expand
Early predictors of clinical outcomes of COVID-19 outbreak in Milan, Italy
Abstract Background National health-system hospitals of Lombardy faced a heavy burden of admissions for acute respiratory distress… Expand