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Endocrine Obesity | William Kleber
April 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FMU Guest Lecture Series | Endocrine Obesity
Speaker: William Kleber, D.C., DABCI
Tuesday April 9th, 8pm-9pm EST
It has been well documented that adipocytes are actually endocrine organs that secrete a large number of proteins that have a variety of functions and act in an autocrine, paracrine, or endocrine fashion to control various metabolic functions. Adipokines include powerful inflammatory mediators that can create and perpetuate metabolic abnormalities that lead to obesity.
This presentation will focus on how hormones secreted by adipocytes interact and influence with other endocrine components leading to obesity. These endocrine components will include sex hormones and immune cells. Leptin, adiponectin and various cytokines such as interleukin 6, interleukin 8 and tumor necrosis factor alpha
will be discussed.
Ultimately, we will attempt to answer the question “Does obesity result from endocrine
disorders or does obesity create or at least perpetuate them?” Various treatment methods for endocrine obesity will be discussed.
*This is an excellent lecture as to how things work with a few surprise twists on macrophage activation and infection, as well as autoimmune thyroid.
** Personally I think out of the 14 great treatment facets he gives at the end that he could drop ‘fat burning metabolism’ ie keto entirely and succeed. #fadfreezoneplease 😉