[Glucocorticoids and gluco-lipidic metabolism].

  title={[Glucocorticoids and gluco-lipidic metabolism].},
  author={Michel Hautecouverture and Jean Pierre Luton},
  journal={La semaine des hopitaux : organe fonde par l'Association d'enseignement medical des hopitaux de Paris},
  volume={54 21-24},
Glucocorticoids increase the stocks of carbohydrate and the supra-hepatic flow of glucose. Their excess produces a centripetal redistribtution of adipose stocks and potentialises adipocyte lipolysis. Although their role of glucose and lipid metabolism is evident, the mechanisms and sites of action of glucocorticoids are multiple and not entirely clear. The… CONTINUE READING