Adiponectin and cardiovascular health: an update.

@article{Hui2012AdiponectinAC,
  title={Adiponectin and cardiovascular health: an update.},
  author={Xiaoyan Hui and Karen Siu-Ling. Lam and PaulM. Vanhoutte and Aimin Xu},
  journal={British journal of pharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={
          574-90
        }
}
UNLABELLED The global epidemic of obesity is accompanied by an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), in particular stroke and heart attack. Dysfunctional adipose tissue links obesity to CVD by secreting a multitude of bioactive lipids and pro-inflammatory factors (adipokines) with detrimental effects on the cardiovascular system. Adiponectin is one of the few adipokines that possesses multiple salutary effects on insulin sensitivity and cardiovascular health. Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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