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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 ...
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. ...