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Hypertension As an Insulin-Resistant Disorder: Genetic Factors and Cellular Mechanisms

Proceedings (International Congress Series, No. 980)

by Ulf Smith

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Published by Excerpta Medica .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBernt Hokfelt (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages488
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Open LibraryOL7532132M
ISBN 100444814515
ISBN 109780444814517

Continued Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 diabetes used to be called non-insulin-dependent or adult-onset it’s become more common in children and teens over the . Insulin resistance is usually triggered by a combination of factors linked to weight, age, genetics, being sedentary and smoking. - A large waist. Experts say the best way to tell whether you’re at risk for insulin resistance involves a tape measure and moment of .

Dr. Weiss studies genetic mechanisms behind autism and related disorders. She is tracing how genes interact with factors such as sex and environment and studying how rare genetic diseases can uncover gene-gene interaction. Current work also focused on generating stem cells from patients with known genetic risk factors. Abstract. As in all living organisms, survival in C. elegans requires adequate management of energy supplies. Genetic screens have revealed that C. elegans fat regulation involves a complex network of genes with known or likely functions in food sensation, neuroendocrine signaling, uptake, transport, storage and utilization of fats.. Core fat and sugar metabolic pathways are .

Insulin – A hormone made by the pancreas that allows the body to use or to store glucose. When stored, it becomes fat. Fat is stored in fat cells, called n works to keep the blood sugar steady, neither too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia).Type 2 Diabetes-- A metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and low insulin. Diabetes mellitus is a complex metabolic disorder associated with an increased risk of microvascular and macrovascular disease; its main clinical characteristic is hyperglycaemia. The last century has been characterised by remarkable advances in our understanding of the mechanisms leading to hyperglycaemia. The central role of insulin in glucose metabolism .


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Hypertension As an Insulin-Resistant Disorder: Genetic Factors and Cellular Mechanisms by Ulf Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hypertension As an Insulin-Resistant Disorder: Genetic Factors and Cellular Mechanisms: Proceedings (International Congress Series) by Ulf Smith, Niels Eske Bruun, Tomas Hedner PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad It is generally agreed that primary hypertension is a multifactorial disorder where both genetic and environmemntal factors play an important role.

Hypertension as an insulin-resistant disorder: genetic factors and cellular mechanisms: proceedings of the 5th Novo Nordisk Foundation Symposium "Hypertension as an insulin-resistant disorder--genetic factors and cellular mechanisms," Copenhagen.

Author(s): Smith,Ulf; Novo Nordisk Foundation. Symposium,(5th: Copenhagen, Denmark) Title(s): Hypertension as an insulin-resistant disorder: genetic factors and cellular mechanisms: proceedings of the 5th Novo Nordisk Foundation Symposium "Hypertension as an insulin-resistant disorder--genetic factors and cellular mechanisms," Copenhagen, Denmark.

Insulin resistance was reported to be a characteristic feature of T2DM in the early s. 3 A progressive inability of the β cells to compensate for the prevailing insulin resistance by sufficient hyperinsulinaemia, heralds the clinical onset of this disorder.

3 While twin studies and linkage analyses are consistent with a strong genetic. Insulin resistance (IR) is a pathological condition in which cells fail to respond normally to the hormone insulin. Insulin is a hormone that allows glucose to enter cells which also reduces blood glucose (blood sugar).

Insulin is released by the pancreas in response to carbohydrates consumed in the diet. Free Online Library: Molecular & genetic factors contributing to insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome.(Report) by "Indian Journal of Medical Research"; Health, general Biological sciences Insulin resistance Development and progression Polycystic ovary syndrome Risk factors Stein-Leventhal syndrome.

Marie-Eve Piché, Paul Poirier, in Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases (Second Edition), Insulin Resistance. Insulin resistance plays an important role in the pathophysiology of DM and CVD, and both genetic and environmental factors facilitate its development.

Insulin resistance is a characteristic feature of T2DM but is also a consistent finding in patients with T1DM (Yki.

Insulin resistance is characterized by reduced clearance of glucose as well as reduced response at the cellular membrane (Fig.

A prospective study that followed second- and third-generation Japanese Americans for up to 10 years confirmed that the amount of intra-abdominal fat plays an important role in the development of diabetes [89].

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Disorders in Diabetes Article in Circulation Research (11) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Hypertension As an Insulin-Resistant Disorder Genetic Factors and Cellular Mechanisms: Proceedings (International Congress Series) von Ulf Smith, Niels Eske Bruun, Tomas Hedner, Bernt Hokfelt, N.

Bruun, T. Hedner Hardcover, Seiten, Veröffentlicht von Excerpta Medica ISBNISBN: Hypertension is commonly seen in the elderly. Over 70% of women and 50% of men over the age of 70 have hypertension. These latter factors are associated with hypertension because they all are independent risk factors for accelerated atherosclerosis.

It is a disorder traditionally characterized by blood pressure persistently exceeding /90 mmHg. Rocchini AP: Is insulin resistance in hypertension a generalized phenomena.

In: U. Smith, N.E. Bruun, T. Hedner and B. Hokfelt (eds). Hypertension is an insulin resistant disorder: genetic factors and cellular mechanisms. Excerpta Medica,pp – Google Scholar. Insulin resistance may arise because of several factors, including obesity, genetic and environmental factors, and increased renin-angiotensin.

Risk factors for vascular dementia can be divided into vascular factors (e.g. arterial hypertension, atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, diabetes, generalized atherosclerosis, lipid abnormalities, smoking), demographic factors (e.g age, education), genetic factors (e.g.

family history, individual genetic features. Diagnosis of conditions resembling type 2 diabetes (Chapters and ) and the pathophysiology of hypertension, macro- and microvascular disease (Chapters, and ), and the role of genetic factors in the aetiology of type 2 diabetes (Chapter ) are described in detail elsewhere.

Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of at least three of the five following medical conditions: central obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high serum triglycerides, and low serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Metabolic syndrome is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In the US about a quarter of the adult population. AN exceedingly large number of studies have convincingly demonstrated that insulin resistance occurs in association with a variety of physiological and pathophysiological states, including obesity, noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and the constellation of central obesity, hypertension, glucose intolerance, and.

Four major etiological factors for development of obesity are genetic de-terminants, environmental factors, food intake and exercise. Obesity increases the risk of the development of various pathologic conditions including: insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver dis.

A combination of genetic and environmental factors should therefore be considered and the aetiological mechanisms of these diseases need to be studied further. This is particularly important in the case of metabolic syndrome, as there is still some doubt about whether it exists or whether it is merely the random co-existence of cardiovascular.

Increased insulin-independent serine phosphorylation in PCOS-ser insulin receptors appears to be a unique disorder of insulin action since other insulin-resistant states, such as obesity, NIDDM, type A syndrome, and leprechaunism, do not exhibit this abnormality (1, 51, 65, 69).

• The disease is polygenic and multifactorial since in addition to genetic susceptibility, environmental factors (such as obesity, nutrition, and physical activity) modulate the phenotype. • The mechanisms by which genetic alterations increase the susceptibility to type 2 diabetes are not clear.

10/30/ Biochemistry for medics Causes. Type 2 diabetes develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin or when the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin. Exactly why this happens is unknown, although genetics and environmental factors, such as being overweight and inactive, seem to be contributing factors.The pathophysiology of Type 2 diabetes is also characterized by excess toxicity, excess oxidation, vicious cycles of biochemical/hormonal imbalances, and later on: pancreatic beta (ß) cell dysfunction, eventually leading to possible ß-cell failure.

As a result, Type 2 diabetes is a lot more than a blood sugar problem.