NURS 3561 - Test 4 Review.
NURS 3561 - Test 4 Review/NURS 3561 - Test 4 Review.
•	BMI >30kg/m2
•	5th leading cause of death
•	Mild obesity in the elderly does lower mortality
•	Metabolic disorders like Cushing’s, PCOS, growth hormone deficiency, hypothyroidism, and hypothalamic injury can contribute to obesity
•	Directly related to White Adipose Tissue (WAT)
o	Increase in size and number
o	Store triglycerides, secrete adipokines (regulate food intake and metabolism)
o	Increase or decrease fat mass
o	Signal to hypothalamus, brainstem, ANS, and huger center for satisfaction and energy
o	Visceral WAT causes dysfunction in signaling that leads to complications associated with WAT
o	Hypothalamus regulates food intake and energy with neurons that control appetite
o	Turns to beige adipose tissue in cold temperatures
o	Adipose tissue-gut-brain axis
o	Main adipokines: