Zdeněk Zadák

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UNLABELLED Based on reports that increased hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus (VMN)-serotonin (5-HT) is associated with cancer anorexia and recent findings in our laboratory that low levels of dopamine (DA) in the VMN are associated with prolonged inter meal intervals thus decreased food intake, and reports that setting up satiation is concomitant with(More)
Obesity in T1DM patients is associated with the components of metabolic syndrome. The influence of controlled fasting and low calorie diet (LCD) on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism was studied in 14 obese patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) (42.6+/-9.4 years, BMI 32.4+/-2.1 kg m(-2)). Insulin sensitivity in obese T1DM patients was(More)
BACKGROUND Omentin-1 is an anti-inflammatory adipokine produced preferentially by visceral adipose tissue. Plasma levels of omentin-1 are decreased in obesity and other insulin-resistant states. Insulin resistance contributes to the changes of cholesterol synthesis and absorption as well. The aim of this study was to characterise omentin-1 plasma levels in(More)
Colorectal cancer is a clinical condition whose treatment often involves intestinal resection. Such treatment frequently results in two major gastrointestinal complications after surgery: anastomotic leakage and prolonged ileus. Anastomotic leakage is a serious complication which, more often than not, is diagnosed late; to date, C-reactive protein is the(More)
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