Childhood Obesity related Co-morbidities and Retinol Binding Protein 4: An Evolving Understanding.

@article{Agrawal2015ChildhoodOR,
  title={Childhood Obesity related Co-morbidities and Retinol Binding Protein 4: An Evolving Understanding.},
  author={Anurag Agrawal},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={82 9},
  pages={779-80}
}
Adipose tissue secretes biologically active factors, variously called adipokines or adipose hormones, such as leptin, adiponectin and more recently, Retinol Binding Protein 4 (RBP4) [1–5]. It is currently believed that many obesityassociated co-morbidities, such as insulin resistance and diabetes amongst others, result from the systemic effects of these… CONTINUE READING