JOSEPH EIDELSBERG, M.D.
Much has been written on the subject of Obesity, and the literature on the study of the condition is certainly voluminous. However, there still remains a vast amount to be uncovered, and explained. Recently there have appeared several expressions of doubt as to an endocrinogenic factory in obesity,1'2 and placing its incidence below one per cent. No "normal healthy adult" measures his food intake in grams of carbohydrate, fat and protein, and then, to keep his weight stationary, proceeds to work and exercise, play and rest in a measured caloric-equivalent amount. Still, some will gain weight, while others on the
EIDELSBERG J. Obesity: Procedure, Classification, Treatment, And Results, In 151 Cases Studied During The Past Six Years, With Special Reference to An Endocrinopathic Origin.1. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:604–607. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-6-604
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