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pertaining to or of the nature of metabolism.
metabolic disease a disease caused by some defect in the chemical reactions of the cells of the body.
metabolic syndrome a combination including at least three of the following: abdominal obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, low level of high-density lipoproteins, hypertension, and high fasting plasma glucose level. It is associated with an increased risk for development of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.
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Relating to metabolism.
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Of, relating to, or resulting from metabolism.

met′a·bol′i·cal·ly adv.
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adjective Referring to metabolism, see there.
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Relating to metabolism.
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Refers to the chemical processes of an organ or organism.
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Patient discussion about metabolic

Q. How is it possible to have permanent weight loss if dieting slows down metabolism? well, i know that eating less will have the body adjust to the new calorie intake and thus, no further weight loss. So how is it possible to have permanent weight loss if eating less doesn't work? Please give tips and suggestions, people who have successfully lost weight. thanks so much!

A. That is why you need to cycle every few weeks. Change things up and shock your body because it does plateau. But if you challenge yourself every so often you will see results continuously.

Q. How could one boost metabolism by diet? I am aware for long that metabolism is the cause for poor health and fitness.So how could one boost metabolism by diet?

A. Metabolism, if it is not erroneous genetically; then it can be controlled or increased by any diet. What matters is the timing and regularity you feed yourself which uses your hormones and enzymes in your body to do the task they are for. This timing and regularity depends on eating in same time regularly and working and sleeping too. To excite some hormones even if they had switched off their action in body, can be excited by exercise and feeding with small diets in regular short time intervals. To make all this happen, reduce on junk foods, please.

Q. How does coffee affect a diet? does it have an affect on metabolism? on losing weight?

A. Well, coffee can increase and to accelerate the beginning of burning fat during exercise (usually only after 20-30 minutes of exercise), but the overall effect is not that substantial. YOu should remember that it makes your kidney to produce more urine, so you should drink more.

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It can be caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, drugs or toxins, stones, tumors, self-immunity, genetic metabolic defects, and obstruction.
Diabetes is not a single homogenous entity, but a heterogeneous syndrome of metabolic defects, some causative, others associations.
We expect that measuring sugar phosphate intermediates of the PPP will lead to more insight into the possible metabolic defects of patients who accumulate polyols.
Concentration in urine, [micro]mol/mmol creatinine Metabolite NMR HPLC Metabolic defect Allopurinol 630 1007 Molybdenum cofactor Deoxyadenosine 205 185/167 (b) ADA Deoxyguanosine 322 177 PNP Deoxyinosine 522 333 PNP Guanosine 588 490 PNP Hypoxanthine 271 194 Xanthine oxidase 227 171 Xanthine oxidase 22 14/47 (b) Molybdenum cofactor 1022 1048 HGPRT Inosine 1110 523 PNP SAICA-riboside 214 298 Adenylosuccinate lyase 162 126 Adenylosuccinate lyase Succinyladenosine 188 283 Adenylosuccinate lyase 101 157 Adenylosuccinate lyase Thymine 335 54 Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase Uracil 626 342 Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase Xanthine 229 182 XDH 843 794 XDH 431 286/643 (b) Molybdenum cofactor 358 957 HGPRT (a) HPLC values were not measured simultaneously with the NMR values (see Results).
It appears likely, therefore, that the 5-oxoprolinuria demonstrated in our patient was attributable to a metabolic defect at some stage in the [gamma]-glutamyl cycle and that this resulted in the biochemical and clinical findings.
It provides mechanistic insights into how the tested interventions affected two key metabolic defects of type 2 diabetes: insulin sensitivity and beta-cell responses."
In our study, offspring of T2DM was included because studies have shown that metabolic defects in this group develop early due to genetic predisposition [23] and for developing type 2 diabetes later.
Based on previously completed studies, ricolinostat has been proven to reverse neuropathic pain and correct metabolic defects in rat models of diabetic neuropathy, and restore impaired mitochondrial transport in neurons cultured in high glucose.
Multiple metabolic defects during late pregnancy in women at high risk for Type 2 diabetes.
Farhi et al., "A cluster of metabolic defects caused by mutation in a mitochondrial tRNA," Science, vol.