Gender differences in the relationship between leptin, insulin resistance and the autonomic nervous system.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Leptin, an important hormonal regulator of body weight, has been shown to stimulate the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) in vitro although the physiological relevance remains unclear. Increased SNS activity has been implicated in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and an increased cardiovascular risk. We have therefore investigated the… (More)

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