Journal article

Thrifty energy metabolism in catch-up growth trajectories to insulin and leptin resistance

  • Dulloo, Abdul G. Department of Medicine, Division of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    12.02.2008
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  • Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. - 2008, vol. 22, no. 1, p. 155-171
English Catch-up growth early in life (after fetal, neonatal or infantile growth retardation) is a major risk factor for later obesity, type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. These risks are generally interpreted alongside teleological arguments that environmental exposures which hinder growth early in life lead to programming of ‘thrifty mechanisms’ that are adaptive during the period of... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Médecine
Language
  • English
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Biology
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