LOUIS PELNER, M.D.
The most common and important type of obesity is without doubt due to the overindulgence of food. The purpose of this paper is to discuss methods of influencing the diet in this form of obesity. There are, however, two other types although rare, that should be mentioned. Because of the prevailing confusion that these types are common they will be gone into in some detail, but it must be stressed again that they are relatively rare.
Unusual Forms of Obesity. These rarer forms of obesity are due to glandular disturbances and lesions of the central nervous system, especially of the
PELNER L. THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY BY APPETITE CONTROL: THE USE OF AUTONOMIC SUBSTANCES AND THEIR SYNERGISTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:201–212. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-2-201
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(2):201-212.
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