Combination of C-reactive protein and high molecular weight (HMW)-adiponectin reflects further metabolic abnormalities compared with each of them alone in Japanese type 2 diabetic subjects.


OBJECTIVE Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and adiponectin levels predict atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. However, the efficacy of the combination of both markers remains unknown. In the present study, we investigated whether the combination of CRP and adiponectin is associated with further metabolic abnormalities compared to each of them alone… (More)


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