This chapter describes attempts to clarify the cause of obesity of the patients with Laron syndrome. Determinations of nutritional intake and measurement of resting energy expenditure by indirect calorimetry proved that the obesity is not due to an increased caloric intake or reduced energy expenditure.
|Title of host publication||Laron Syndrome - From Man to Mouse|
|Subtitle of host publication||Lessons from Clinical and Experimental Experience|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - 2011|