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- Summerbell, C., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- International journal of obesity 2003 v.27 no.11 pp. 1319-1324
- accelerometry; body fat; body mass index; calorimetry; case-control studies; deuterium; diet therapy; energy intake; energy metabolism; etiology; fat free mass; females; food intake; food records; genes; males; obesity; patients; physical activity; resting metabolic rate
- ... INTRODUCTION: Obesity is a consistent presenting feature of the Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), a hereditary disorder caused by a single gene defect. This contrasts sharply with general obesity which, despite a strong hereditary component, has a multifactorial aetiology. For BBS, the phenotypic characterisation of the components of energy balance and the implications for their management remains rela ...