Determinants of IGF1 and GH across the weight spectrum: from anorexia nervosa to obesity.

@article{Brick2010DeterminantsOI,
  title={Determinants of IGF1 and GH across the weight spectrum: from anorexia nervosa to obesity.},
  author={Danielle Jayne Brick and Anu V. Gerweck and Erinne M Meenaghan and Elizabeth A Lawson and Madhusmita Misra and Parastoo Fazeli and Williiam Johnson and Anne Klibanski and Karen Klahr Miller},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={163 2},
  pages={
          185-91
        }
}
CONTEXT Chronic starvation is characterized by GH resistance, and obesity is characterized by decreased GH secretion. In both extremes, IGF1 levels may be low and androgen levels may be abnormal. OBJECTIVE To investigate the determinants of IGF1 and GH across the weight spectrum in women. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Clinical research center. STUDY PARTICIPANTS In total, 32 women had participated in the study: 11 women with anorexia nervosa (AN), 11 normal-weight women, and 10… CONTINUE READING

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