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Obesity Research

Pregnancy and weight retention

One in five pregnant women in the UK currently is obese and they retain 1 to 3.5kg following each pregnancy. Excessive post-partum weight retention can have long-term implications, particularly if the pregnancy was complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus.

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Metabolic Endotoxaemia and Meal Frequency in Subjects with Obesity.

There is valued evidence that the type and amount of dietary fat has a direct impact on our metabolic risk, particularly in the context of heart disease. This study sought to deter...

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Regulation of glucose uptake by the stress-activated p38 MAPK pathway in skeletal muscle cells: implications for obesity and diabetes.

Dematin is a cytoskeletal associated protein that was first identified in erythrocytes, where it binds directly to the glucose transporter GLUT1 and provides mechanical support to ...

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