Endocrine and metabolic features of familial longevity : the Leiden Longevity Study

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Endocrine and metabolic features of familial longevity : the Leiden Longevity Study

Type: Doctoral Thesis
Title: Endocrine and metabolic features of familial longevity : the Leiden Longevity Study
Author: Rozing, Maarten Pieter
Publisher: Department og Gerontology and Geriatrics, Faculty of Medicine / Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden University
Issue Date: 2011-09-21
Keywords: Aging
Demography
Endocrinology
Gompertz
Humans
Insulin
Insulin sensitivity
Longevity
Metabolic syndrome
Thyroid
Abstract: This thesis discusses the metabolic and endocrine characteristics of long-lived Dutch families. We found that familial longevity is marked by low thyroid function and preserved insulin senitivity. The second part of this thesis adresses the Gompertz law of mortality as an estimate of the rate of senescence
Description: Promotores: R.G.J. Westendorp, P.E. Slagboom, Co-promotor: D. van Heemst
With summary in Dutch
Faculty: LUMC
Citation: Rozing, M.P., 2011, Doctoral thesis, Leiden University
ISBN: 9789461082114
Sponsor: Netherlands Consortium for Healthy Ageing
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/17849
 

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