High-normal TSH values in obesity: is it insulin resistance or adipose tissue's guilt?

Teresa Mezza, Tommaso Pirronti, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Andrea Giaccari, Gianpio Sorice, Anna Pia Lassandro, Silvia Della Casa

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Abstract

Clinical evidences reported subclinical alterations of thyroid function in obesity, although the relationship between thyroid status and obesity remains unclear. We cross-sectionally investigated the influence of metabolic features on hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in obesity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-106
Number of pages6
JournalObesity
Volume21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Body Mass Index
  • Glucose Clamp Technique
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intra-Abdominal Fat
  • Lipids
  • Obesity
  • Thyrotropin
  • clamp euglicemico iperinsulinemico
  • composizione corporea
  • grasso viscerale
  • insulino-resistenza
  • lipidi
  • obesità
  • tsh

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