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HYPERLEPTINEMIA, METABOLIC SYNDROME, AND MORTALITY IN OLDER ADULTS
Background: Abdominal adiposity and fat mass increase with aging, and as does insulin resistance which is frequently associated with hyperleptinemia and leptin resistance. Serum leptin may predict risk of metabolic syndrome ...
OBESITY, METABOLIC SYNDROME, AND CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Cardiovascular (CV) disease is a leading cause of morbidity amongst children after kidney transplant. The contribution of abdominal obesity and metabolic syndrome (MS) to CV risk is not well defined in this population. A ...
THE EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON PLASMA LEVELS OF OMENTIN, A DEPOT-SPECIFIC ADIPOCYTOKINE
Obesity is a chronic pathological condition and a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It has been demonstrated that adipose tissue functions not only as a fat storage depot but also as an endocrine organ. ...