Anorexia Nervosa: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach: From by Antonio Mancini

By Antonio Mancini

This can be a ebook that makes an attempt to suggest itself as a brand new set off within the large international of anorexia nervosa. The originality of its concept is composed in coming near near anorexia nervosa, not just by means of endocrinological and mental views, but additionally through anthropological, philosophical and moral perspective. during this approach it isn't in simple terms an replace of particular literature, but in addition integration with a brand new option to examine this situation. the aim of the publication is to process anorexia nervosa from various issues of view, to arrive a brand new interpretation which includes notions from organic and human sciences interpreted in a distinct version and that may enable a brand new approach to remedy.

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Since it is stimulated by glucose, aminoacids, and gastrointestinal hormones, it is not strange that its circulating levels are low in AN. Fat mass is related with insulin levels (as well as leptin) [92]. However, data on insulin sensitivity (IS) are conflicting. Original data showed an impaired glucose tolerance after oral glucose test [93]. Then, different studies reported normal [94], enhanced [95,96], or decreased [97] insulin-stimulated glucose disposal. These discrepancies can be due to the method employed for evaluating insulin sensitivity.

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