Kathrin Lieb

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OBJECTIVE — The prevalence of abdominal obesity exceeds that of general obesity. We sought to determine the prevalence of abdominal subcutaneous and visceral obesity and to characterize the different patterns of fat distribution in a community-based sample. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS — Participants from the Framingham Heart Study (n ϭ 3,348, 48% women,(More)
Insulin has been found to cross the blood-brain barrier, and insulin receptors have been detected in different structures of the brain. However, the biological significance of insulin acting in the brain remains unclear. Reports of differential awareness of hypoglycemic symptoms during human insulin (HI)- and pork insulin (PI)-induced hypoglycemia hint at a(More)
A thorough evaluation of patients with neurological diseases undergoing surgery can reduce perioperative morbidity and mortality, especially stroke. Various neurological disorders and neurosurgical procedures may influence the nature and extent of preoperative evaluation, selection and conduct of anesthesia, and perioperative management and care. Although(More)
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