Metabolic complications of obesity: Pathophysiologic considerations

M. T. Sheehan, M. D. Jensen

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Abstract

Given a specific research interest in human fatty acid metabolism, this article focuses primarily on the evidence surrounding the hypothesis that dysregulation of the fuel release function of fat cells (lipolysis) is an important contributing factor to the health hazards of obesity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-385
Number of pages23
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

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