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The Year in Diabetes and Obesity (4)

Edited by Edited by Rexford S. Ahima (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and Alvin C. Powers (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee)
The Year in Diabetes and Obesity (4)

Published: April 2014

Volume 1311

This Annals volume presents scholarly reviews by leading experts in diabetes and obesity research.
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This fourth installment of The Year in Diabetes and Obesity series presents scholarly reviews by leading experts in diabetes and obesity research. A range of timely topics are explored, including an update on obesity pharmacotherapy; the role of marrow adipose tissue in lipodystrophy, bone loss, and metabolism; obesity as a modifier of risk, prognosis, and therapeutic response in asthma; gastrointestinal morbidity in obesity; obesity and cancer pathogenesis; thyroid hormone signaling in energy homeostasis and energy metabolism; obesity and the nutrition transition in Sub-Saharan Africa; advances in artificial pancreas reasearch; generation of β cells from human pluripotent stem cells; new insights into insulin action and resistance in the vasculature; interactions between sleep, circadian function, and glucose metabolism, and the implications for risk and severity of diabetes; and the pathology of diabetic retinopathy.