Ethnic Variation in Adiponectin and Leptin Levels and Their Association With Adiposity and Insulin Resistance

@inproceedings{Mente2010EthnicVI,
  title={Ethnic Variation in Adiponectin and Leptin Levels and Their Association With Adiposity and Insulin Resistance},
  author={Andrew Mente and Fahad Razak and Stefan S Blankenberg and Vlad Vuksan and Albertha D Davis and Ruby Miller and Koon Kang Teo and Hertzel C. Gerstein and Arya M. Sharma and Salim Yusuf and Sonia Savitri Anand},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate ethnic differences in adiponectin and leptin concentration and to determine whether these adipokines and a high-glycemic index diet account for ethnic variation in insulin resistance. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In 1,176 South Asian, Chinese, Aboriginal, and European Canadians, fasting blood samples were drawn, and clinical history and dietary habits including glycemic index/glycemic load were recorded using standardized questionnaires. Insulin resistance was defined… CONTINUE READING

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