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Public Health Problem:
The incidence of obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide and has contributed to an increase in the risk of numerous chronic disorders-type 2 diabetes-liver pathologies, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular diseases.
Obesity can have negative effects on bone remodeling-reduced mineral density-osteoporosis
Imbalance between food intake and energy expenditure-obesity-accumulation of fat mass and energy storage in white adipose tissue (WAT).
Maine Medical Center
Fat and Bone Metabolism, miR-199b, Public Health Problem, Obesity, High-fat Diet, Insulin Resistance
Karaczyn, Aldona; DeMambro, Victoria; Daruszka, Jennifer; Roy, Patrizia; Rosen, Clifford; and Vary, Calvin, "Novel roles of miR-199b in regulating fat and bone metabolism" (2021). Costas T. Lambrew Research Retreat 2021. 29.