Effects of Ramadan fasting on glucose homeostasis and adiponectin levels in healthy adult males

@inproceedings{Gnanou2015EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of Ramadan fasting on glucose homeostasis and adiponectin levels in healthy adult males},
  author={Justin V. Gnanou and Brinnell A. Caszo and Khalifah Mohamad Khalil and Shahidah Leong Binti Abdullah and Victor Feizal Knight and Mohd Zin Bin Bidin},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes and metabolic disorders},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Adiponectin is a hormone secreted by adipocytes during the fasting phase of the fast-fed cycle. Ramadan fasting involves prolonged fasting for up to twelve hours and thus could lead to increased secretion of adiponectin by adipocytes. However, studies on the role of adiponectin on glucose and body weight homeostasis during Ramadan fasting is still a matter of controversy. Thus the specific aim of this study was to assess the effect of fasting during Ramadan on the adiponectin levels… CONTINUE READING
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