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- 1Angulo, P. Meza-Junco, J.
- 1Baracos, V. E.
- 1Beaumont, C.
- 1Borthwick, Faye
- 1Brennand, Erin A.
- 1Dannenbaum, David
Sarcopenic obesity and myosteratosis are associated with higher mortality in patients with cirrhosisDownload
Background and aimsObesity is frequently associated with cirrhosis, and cirrhotic patients may develop simultaneous lossof skeletal muscle and gain of adipose tissue, culminating in the condition of sarcopenic obesity. Additionally, muscle depletionis characterized by both a reduction in muscle...
Differential expression of hypothalamic metabolic and inflammatory genes in response to short-term calorie restriction in juvenile obese- and lean-prone JCR ratsDownload
Background: Childhood obesity is an important early predictor of adult obesity and associated comorbidities. Common forms of obesity are underpinned by both environmental and genetic factors. However, the rising prevalence of obesity in genetically stable populations strongly suggests that...
Cree women speak: Intergenerational perspectives on weight gain during pregnancy and weight loss after pregnancyDownload
Obesity is prevalent among the First Nations population in Canada, with serious associated health risks. Recent studies also indicate that a high percentage of First Nations women are overweight or obese at the start of their pregnancies, with a tendency to retain weight after their children are...