Association of endogenous sex hormones with adipokines and ghrelin in postmenopausal women.

@article{Karim2015AssociationOE,
  title={Association of endogenous sex hormones with adipokines and ghrelin in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Roksana Karim and Frank Z. Stanczyk and Roberta Diaz Brinton and Jamaica R. Rettberg and Howard N. Hodis and Wendy J. Mack},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={
          508-15
        }
}
CONTEXT Sex hormones, adipokines, and ghrelin have been implicated in central control of appetite, energy homeostasis, maintenance of fat mass, and inflammation. Women tend to gain weight after menopause and adipose tissue is a major source of sex steroid postmenopause. Understanding the dynamics of these analytes are of particular importance in postmenopausal women, who are at greater risk for cardiometabolic diseases. OBJECTIVES This study sought to evaluate the associations of adipokines… CONTINUE READING
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