Cross-Sectional Associations Bet ween Abdominal and Thoracic Adipose Tissue Compartments and Adiponectin and Resistin in the Framingham Heart Study

@article{Jain2009CrossSectionalAB,
  title={Cross-Sectional Associations Bet ween Abdominal and Thoracic Adipose Tissue Compartments and Adiponectin and Resistin in the Framingham Heart Study},
  author={Shilpa Harish Jain and Joseph M. Massaro and Udo Hoffmann and Guido Bernardo Aranha Rosito and Ramachandran S. Vasan and Annaswamy Raji and Christopher J. O'Donnell and James B. Meigs and Caroline Fox},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={903 - 908}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the association of regional fat depots with circulating adiponectin and resistin concentrations and to assess the potential mediating effect of adipokines on associations between abdominal fat depots and cardiometabolic risk factors. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Participants from the Framingham Heart Study offspring cohort (n = 916, 55% women; mean age 59 years) free of cardiovascular disease underwent computed tomography measurement of visceral adipose tissue (VAT… CONTINUE READING
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