Ilkka Vauhkonen

Learn More
Metformin, an insulin-sensitizing drug, has been shown to improve ovarian function and glucose metabolism in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but its effects and possible benefits(More)
Low activity of hepatic lipase (HL) has been associated with high levels of triglycerides and high density lipoproteins, but the association of the HL promoter variants with insulin sensitivity has(More)
Metformin, a biguanide antihyperglycemic drug, has been shown to improve ovarian function and glucose metabolism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but results concerning its effects on(More)
The endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene is responsible for constitutive nitric oxide synthesis and arterial vasodilatation. Recently two polymorphisms, the 27-bp repeat sequence in intron 4(More)
OBJECTIVE Adiponectin is an adipose-specific secretory protein abundantly present in the circulation. The role of adiponectin in the control of energy expenditure and substrate utilization has not(More)