Vasileios I. Giapros

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to test whether being born small for gestational age (SGA) has an impact on adiponectin and leptin levels and the IGF system in relation to insulin sensitivity, taking into consideration the severity of growth restriction. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Serum levels of adiponectin, leptin, fasting glucose, fasting insulin(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease risk factors in prepubertal children born large for gestational age (LGA) to nondiabetic, nonobese mothers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS At 6-7 years of age, the comparison of various factors was made between 31 LGA and 34 appropriate-for-gestational-age (AGA) children: fibrinogen,(More)
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