Adipose tissue

Centralized adolescence and hyperglycemia adolescence

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Unformatted text preview: Poverty centralized fat deposition in all populations. centralized Adolescence and hyperglycemia Adolescence • During adolescence, blood sugar is naturally elevated, leading to an increase in circulating insulin. Insulin then helps to stimulate the secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary and IGF-1 from the liver, leading to growth in the long bones. What is the BMI? What • BMI = body mass index. • To calculate it: – weight (kg.) height (m. 2) or download an automatic calculator from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdp hp/dnpa/healthyweight/...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2014 for the course ANTH 02221 taught by Professor Rosado during the Fall '11 term at Rowan.

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