Cerebrospinal fluid hypocretin 1 deficiency, overweight, and metabolic dysregulation in patients with narcolepsy.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES The possible relationship between cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) hypocretin and leptin levels, overweight, and association to risk factors for diabetes 2 in narcolepsy with cataplexy were compared to patients with idiopathic hypersomnia and controls. PATIENTS 26 patients with narcolepsy, cataplexy, and hypocretin deficiency; 23 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.1474

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@article{Heier2011CerebrospinalFH, title={Cerebrospinal fluid hypocretin 1 deficiency, overweight, and metabolic dysregulation in patients with narcolepsy.}, author={Mona Skard Heier and Tine S Jansson and Kaare M. Gautvik}, journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine}, year={2011}, volume={7 6}, pages={653-8} }