Forbes, Gilbert B.

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Gilbert B., U.S. pediatrician, 1915–.
Forbes disease - storage of excess amounts of glycogen. - glycogenosis due to amylo-1,6-glucosidase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of abnormal glycogen with short outer chains in liver and muscle. Synonym(s): type 3 glycogenosis.
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Thin people gain primarily lean tissue, whereas people already overweight add mainly fat, notes endocrinologist Gilbert B. Forbes in the August AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION.