Assessment of serum leptin and resistin levels in association with the metabolic risk factors of pre- and post-menopausal rural women in South India.

@article{Priya2013AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of serum leptin and resistin levels in association with the metabolic risk factors of pre- and post-menopausal rural women in South India.},
  author={T. Janani Priya and Minakshi G Chowdhury and Karunamoorthy Vasanth and Thangavel Mahalingam Vijayakumar and Kaliappan Ilango and Aruna Agrawal and Govind Prasad Dubey},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={233-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Menopausal status is related with weight gain, abnormal lipid and glucose metabolism leading to metabolic syndrome susceptibility. The aim of this study is to determine circulating serum leptin and resistin levels and to correlate these levels in relationship with the metabolic factors in pre- and post-menopausal women. METHODS A cross-sectional study has been carried out for 34 subjects who were in post-menopause and 31 subjects who had regular menstruation in south Indian rural… CONTINUE READING