Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 22nd, 2006
Study 1: Obese children experience adipocyte fragility which can instigate an 'inflammatory' process.
"In obesity, an inflammatory process of the adipose tissue has been hypothesized; however, direct evidence for a tissue lesion is still lacking. Macrophage infiltration in the adipose tissue of obese individuals seems to be proven, but other alterations of the tissue have not been demonstrated. Moreover, in humans it has not been clarified whether inflammation is an early characteristic of obesity, because no data from obese children are available," investigators in...
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