Affiliation: University Hospital Antwerp
- Obesity and persistent organic pollutants: possible obesogenic effect of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenylsEveline Dirinck
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Pharmacology, Antwerp University Hospital and University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:709-14. 2011..Combined, these results suggest that the diabetogenic effect of low-dose exposure to POPs might be more complicated than a simple obesogenic effect...
- Phthalate metabolites in obese individuals undergoing weight loss: Urinary levels and estimation of the phthalates daily intakeAlin C Dirtu
Toxicological Centre, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
Environ Int 59:344-53. 2013....
- Expression of obesity markers and Persistent Organic Pollutants levels in adipose tissue of obese patients: reinforcing the obesogen hypothesis?Anna Pereira-Fernandes
Systemic Physiological and Ecotoxicological Research SPHERE, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
PLoS ONE 9:e84816. 2014..Therefore, it is important to evaluate their effects on key endocrine pathways in adipose tissue (AT), to further evaluate their potential role in metabolic pathologies such as obesity...
- Fasting-based estimates of insulin sensitivity in overweight and obesity: a critical appraisalJohannes B Ruige
Department of Diabetology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1250-6. 2006..To identify simple methods to estimate the degree of insulin resistance...