Investigations to determine the cause of obesity in patients with Laron syndrome

Zvi Laron, Shira Ginsberg, Nahum Vaisman

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaron Syndrome - From Man to Mouse
Subtitle of host publicationLessons from Clinical and Experimental Experience
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages135-142
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783642111822
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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