Chapter 18. Oxidative Inflammatory Stress in Obesity and Diabetes

  1. Prof. Dr. Bengt B. Arnetz2,3 and
  2. Prof. Rolf Ekman4
  1. Paresh Dandona,
  2. Ahmad Aljada,
  3. Ajay Chaudhuri and
  4. Husam Ghanim

Published Online: 21 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527609156.ch18

Stress in Health and Disease

Stress in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Dandona, P., Aljada, A., Chaudhuri, A. and Ghanim, H. (2006) Oxidative Inflammatory Stress in Obesity and Diabetes, in Stress in Health and Disease (eds B. B. Arnetz and R. Ekman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527609156.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University, 101 E. Alexandrine, Detroit, Michigan 48201-2011, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala Science Park, Social Medicine, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurochemical laboratory, Mölndal/SU, 43180 Mölndal, Sweden

Author Information

  1. Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, State University of New York at Buffalo and Kaleida Health, 3 Gates Circle, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312214

Online ISBN: 9783527609154



  • stress in health and disease;
  • stress and the individual;
  • oxidative stress;
  • inflammatory stress;
  • obesity;
  • diabetes;
  • antioxidant insulin;
  • antiinflammatory effect of insulin;
  • mental stress and inflammation;
  • atherogenesis and insulin


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oxidative Stress

  • Inflammatory Stress

  • Oxidative Stress in Obesity and Diabetes

  • Antioxidant and Antiinflammatory Effect of Insulin

  • Mental Stress and Inflammation

  • Atherogenesis and Insulin

  • The New Paradigm

  • Future Horizons

  • References