Inflammatory components of adipose tissue as target for treatment of metabolic syndrome.

@article{Yu2009InflammatoryCO,
  title={Inflammatory components of adipose tissue as target for treatment of metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Rina Yu and C S Kim and J G Kang},
  journal={Forum of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={61},
  pages={
          95-103
        }
}
Obesity is an independent risk factor in the etiology of various metabolic diseases such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. In this chapter, we discuss obesity-induced inflammation as a potential link with obesity-related metabolic syndrome, and discuss how obesity-related inflammatory components such as immune cells, and cytokines/chemokines and adipocy-tokines, provoke obesity-related pathologies. In particular, we focus on the hypothesis that anti… CONTINUE READING