Obesity and Diabetes
The rising incidence of among children and adults is connected to the epidemic of . Both and are related to insulin resistance. Most obese individuals, in spite of being insulin resistant, do not develop hyperglycemia. Pancreatic ?-cells of the islet of Langerhans release adequate amounts of insulin that are enough to overcome insulin level reductions under normal circumstances, thus maintaining normal glucose tolerance. Throughout the natural history of , endothelial dysfunction is gone together with obesity/insulin resistance in and . In order to increase insulin resistance and , thereby causing Recent advances and the current trend in the pharmacotherapy and etiology, pathophysiology, medical complications ofcan be discussed in this session.