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Infusionstherapie (1989) 16 (6): 276–281.
Published Online: 27 May 2009
...J.C. Seidell; J.G.A.J. Hautvast; P. Deurenberg Several expert panels have recommended the use of a body mass index (BMI = weight/height 2 ) to assess obesity. Excessive risks of chronic diseases and mortality are clear when BMI exceeds 30 kg/m 2 . Probably more important in assessing the health...
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Infusionstherapie (1990) 17 (1): 28–31.
Published Online: 26 May 2009
...J.S. Garrow No-one is immune to obesity, but those with a family history of obesity, or those who have in the past lost weight, are particularly liable to excessive weight gain. There is no useful way of identifying that portion of the population which is at particularly high risk of obesity so...
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Infusionstherapie (1990) 17 (2): 108–112.
Published Online: 26 May 2009
...E. Ravussin; C. Bogardus Seven to eight thousand Pima Indians are presently living in the southwestern desert of Arizona. The prevalence of type II diabetes in this population exceeds 45% and more than 75% of the Pimas are obese. In 1962, Neel proposed that obesity in populations like the Pima...
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Infusionstherapie (1990) 17 (3): 124–130.
Published Online: 26 May 2009
...G.A. Bray Obesity is associated with a number of changes in the endocrine system. Some of them occur as a result of the obesity, and some, such as changes in the secretion of adrenal steroids, may be causal. The importance of a reduction in the activity of the sympathetic nervous system...