Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how the risky FTO variant is associated with obesity by impairing thermogenesis.

  2. Learn examples of man-made chemicals that cause unintended obesity and insulin resistance by impairing thermogenesis.

  3. Know that a common fault of impaired thermogenesis is impaired sympathetic tone.


Session date: 
12/05/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm CST
UCMC M-170
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Michele La Merrill, Ph.D., MPH