Attapon Cheepsattayakorn1,2*, Ruangrong Cheepsattayakorn3 and Utoomporn Sittisingh2
110th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2St. Theresa International College, Nakorn Nayok, Thailand
3Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
*Corresponding Author: Attapon Cheepsattayakorn, 10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Received: January 30, 2020; Published: March 01, 2020
Obesity may be related to various endocrine changes as a result of changes in the hypothalamic-pituitary hormonal axes, including growth hormone deficiency, hypogonadism, Cushing’s disease, and hypothyroidism. Obesity, a becoming pandemic is related to metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. In general, obesity is defined as three or more of the following : 1) fasting blood sugar at least 100 mg/dl; blood pressure at least 130/85 mmHg; high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol equal to or less than 40 mg/dl for men; HDL cholesterol equal or less than 50 mg/dl for women; triglycerides at least 150 mg/dl; waist circumference at least 102 cm. for men; and at least 88 cm. for women.
Citation: Attapon Cheepsattayakorn., et al. “Obesity - Related Hormones and Nutritional Status". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.4 (2020): 01.
Copyright: © 2020 Mark Attapon Cheepsattayakorn., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.