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Studies on the relation of the pituitary gland to fat and carbohydrate metabolism.

Hugh Campbell Keenan

Studies on the relation of the pituitary gland to fat and carbohydrate metabolism.

by Hugh Campbell Keenan

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1939.

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Health effects Metabolic response Metabolism of glucose. In general, cortisol stimulates the synthesis of 'new' glucose from non-carbohydrate sources; this is known as gluconeogenesis, mainly in the liver, but also in the kidneys and small intestine under certain circumstances. The net effect is an increase in the concentration of glucose in the blood, further complemented by a decrease in the CAS Number: Part II: The pineal gland as the master hormone regulator in the body. Previously, researchers thought the hypothalamus was the master conductor of the endocrine system. There are many reasons for the confusion regarding the function of the pineal gland. The main reason was that the pineal and pituitary gland relationship was poorly known.

  HGH is a hormone made by the pituitary gland (the master gland), which plays a huge role in the normal development of children and adolescents as the name implies. However, it also plays a role in adults. HGH deficiency in adults leads to higher levels of body fat, lower lean body mass (sarcopenia) and decreased bone mass (osteopenia). 6. Relation of Antidiabetic Therapy (Metformin) and Risk of Thyroid Related Perturbations. Cappelli et al. evaluated the thyroid hormone profile by studying the interaction between metformin and circulating thyroid function parameters in patients who were started on metformin [].A pilot study on diabetic hypothyroid patient revealed baseline reduction of TSH level after 6 months; similarly a Cited by:

A variety of stressors (anxiety, fear, pain, hemorrhage, infections, low blood glucose, starvation) stimulate release of the corticosteroid hormone cortisol from the adrenal ol acts on muscle, liver, and adipose tissue to supply the organism with fuel to withstand the stress. Cortisol is a relatively slow-acting hormone that alters metabolism by changing the kinds and amounts of /5. Most endocrine studies, including those on cortisol, have been done in patients with fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Some studies also have examined patients with headache, osteoarthritis, and lumbar spine disease. 38,48 Different studies show variability in the hypothalamic-pituitary response to chronic pain, with some showing.


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Studies on the relation of the pituitary gland to fat and carbohydrate metabolism by Hugh Campbell Keenan Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Description: v, pages tables, diagrams 25 cm. Contents: Concerning pituitary and other glycemias in pigeons / Oscar Riddle --Fractions of anterior pituitary extract obtained by ammonium sulfate precipitation, their assay, and some of their actions on the carbohydrate and fat metabolism of pigeons, rats and rabbits / Oscar Riddle, David F.

Opdyke and Robert W. Bates. A condensed account is given of the direct effects of pituitary extracts. The effects include: stimulation of fat metabolism, depression of carbohydrate and protein metabolism, production of ketonaemia in the fasted rat, increase in O2 consumption and lowering of the R.Q.

in the rabbit, antagonism to the hypoglycaemic action of insulin in the rabbit and antagonism to the hyperglycaemic action Cited by: 2. Pituitary gland. In vertebrate anatomy the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing g ( oz.), in humans.

It is a protrusion off the bottom of the hypothalamus at the base of the brain, and rests in a small, bony cavity (sella turcica) covered by a dural fold (diaphragma sellae).

Maternal hormones are regulated by the maternal pituitary gland and the placenta, and play a key role in the physiologic development of maternal insulin resistance [30].Author: Michael Freemark.

Original Research Article Pituitary gland plays a central role in body's growth, metabolism, and reproductive function. The size of pituitary gland is of great importance. Abstract. Glucose labeled with C/sup 14/ was used in studies of the influence of various hormones on carbohydrate metabolism in dogs.

Results are reported from investigations of the state of carbohydrate metabolism during pituitary or adrenal deficiency and during growth hormone or glucocorticoid regimes. Many disorders of carbohydrate metabolism are characterized by hypoglycaemia and attacks of neuroglycopenia.

Hypoglycaemia can also be caused by disorders affecting the use of other fuels, such as those producing fatty acids and ketone bodies which are important alternative sources of energy. Thus when investigating a patient with hypoglycaemia it is necessary to investigate not only pathways.

Control of carbohydrate metabolism and blood sugar level. The body hormonal system mainly control metabolism and the following hormones are involved: Natural growth hormone: This hormone is produced by the anterior pituitary gland and stimulates those reactions concerned with the increase in blood sugar.

It slows down the uptake of glucose by. Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Sixth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and features several new chapters with entirely new content on such topics as migration, genomics and epigenetics.

The effects of late pregnancy on metabolic fuels, liver composition, gluconeogenesis, and nitrogen metabolism have been examined in fed and fasted free fatty acid (FFA) and immunoreactive insulin (IRI) are greater and glucose and ketones are Cited by: Stress and Eating Behavior.

The term “stress” refers to processes involving perception, appraisal, and response to noxious events or stimuli Stress experiences can be emotionally (e.g., interpersonal conflict, loss of loved ones, unemployment) or physiologically (e.g., food deprivation, illness, drug withdrawal states) by: Thyroid hormones produce a wide array of physiological effects in virtually all of the body's organs and metabolic pathways; these are summarized in Table Principal effects include the modulation of oxygen consumption, as well as carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism.

In addition, thyroid hormones modulate the degradation and synthesis rates of many other growth factors and hormones. The Spinal Cord. Protection of the Brain. The Diencephalon. Functional Systems of the Cerebral Cortex.

Peripheral Nervous System. Sensory Receptors. The Somatosensory System. Distribution of Spinal Nerves. The Vertebrate Visual System. Taste and Olfaction. Hearing and Equilibrium. Autonomic Nervous System. Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous. The literature on anterior pituitary physiology as far as it bears on diabetes falls into two divisions: one dealing with the relationship of the gland to carbohy¬ drate metabolism, and the other to fat metabolism.

The terms carbohydratehormone and fat hormone have been used rather freely. This. The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain in a protective pocket of the sphenoid bone. Divided into the anterior lobe (adenohypophysis) and the posterior lobe (neurohypophysis).

The hormones of the posterior pituitary—vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone [ADH]) and oxytocin—are produced in the hypothalamus and delivered to the. Anatomy and Physiology About this Book The BC Open Textbook project managed by BCcampus has added this OpenStax open textbook to Pressbooks so that editable Pressbooks and WordPress xml files could be provided as part of this book’s record in the BC Open Textbook collection.

Nutrition and diet affect your metabolism. More energy is required to break down fats and proteins than carbohydrates; however, all excess calories that are ingested will be stored as fat in the body.

On average, a person requires to calories for normal daily activity, although routine exercise will increase that amount. A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland in response to exercise, deep sleep, hypoglycemia, glucagon, insulin and vasopressin. GH is essential to the growth process and metabolism.

Gigantism, acromegaly, uncontrolled diabetes, diabetes, fasting, anorexia nervosa, exercise. Consequences of Alcohol Use in Diabetics Nicholas V.

Emanuele, M.D., Terrence F. Swade, M.D., and Mary Ann Emanuele, M.D. The hormone insulin, which is produced in the pancreas, is an important regulator of blood sugar levels. In people with diabetes, the pancreas does not produce sufficient insulin (type 1 diabetes)Cited by: The human brain is the central organ of the human nervous system, and with the spinal cord makes up the central nervous brain consists of the cerebrum, the brainstem and the controls most of the activities of the body, processing, integrating, and coordinating the information it receives from the sense organs, and making decisions as to the instructions sent to the Artery: Internal carotid arteries, vertebral arteries.

(as) the presence of carbohydrate suppresses the fat-mobilizing ability of the pituitary gland and increases the fat-depositing activity of insulin” (p).

Thorpe says, “It is possible to lose weight without counting the calorie intake, without being weak, hungry, lethargic, irritable, and constipated.pituitary gland: the body’s master gland; located at the base of the brain and attached to the hypothalamus via a stalk called the pituitary stalk; has two distinct regions: t he anterior portion of the pituitary gland is regulated by releasing or release-inhibiting hormones produced by the hypothalamus, and the posterior pituitary receives.The pineal gland, attached to the lower surface of the brain, is considered an endocrine gland.

The pineal gland secretes two hormones: serotonin and melatonin. Serotonin functions as a neurotransmitter and has been proven to be involved in some depression. The pineal gland is .