• Role of ghrelin in the regulation of hunger
• Drugs that bind PPAR (nuclear receptors for treating type 2 diabetes)
• Factors that affect calorie expenditures
• Regulation of adaptive thermogenesis
• Impaired glucose tolerance and oral glucose tolerance test
• Lifestyle changes and impaired glucose tolerance
• Bone resorption and deposition
• Mechanisms of osteoclast activity
• Role of estrogens in bone mineralization
• Reactive oxygen species production and defense (fig. 19.1)
• The regulation of insulin secretion (fig. 19.7)
• Resorption of bone by osteoclasts (fig. 19.18ft) -1
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Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...