Obesity and inflammation: lessons from bariatric surgery.

  title={Obesity and inflammation: lessons from bariatric surgery.},
  author={Charlene W. Compher and Karen O. Badellino},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  volume={32 6},
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with a series of comorbid conditions that are characterized by an inflammatory state. The purpose of this review is to update knowledge about obesity, adipose tissue, and inflammation. METHODS Review of the published literature using search terms of adipose, inflammation, obesity, and insulin resistance in combinations. RESULTS Adipose tissue elaborates proinflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha, with greater secretion… CONTINUE READING
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