Insulin, hs-CRP, leptin, and adiponectin. An analysis of their relationship to the metabolic syndrome in an obese population with an elevated waist circumference.

@article{Yan2008InsulinHL,
  title={Insulin, hs-CRP, leptin, and adiponectin. An analysis of their relationship to the metabolic syndrome in an obese population with an elevated waist circumference.},
  author={Eric Yan and Steve Shihong Chen and Kurt Hong and Woo Sung Kim and Anita Bajpai and Leo Treyzon and Luigi Gratton and Robert M. Elashoff and He-jing Wang and Zhaoping Li and David Heber},
  journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={64-73}
}
BACKGROUND Various adipose tissue factors have been implicated as biomarkers of the metabolic syndrome (MS). The objective of this study was to assess which specific adipose tissue factors would discriminate the presence of MS in a strictly obese population meeting waist circumference (WC) criteria for the MS. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study of 148 subjects recruited from a university-based weight loss program prior to starting the program. Patients were eligible if they had a BMI… CONTINUE READING

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