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Annals

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)
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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.