Interrelationship between serum lipid profile, serum hormones and other components of the metabolic syndrome

@article{Garaulet2002InterrelationshipBS,
  title={Interrelationship between serum lipid profile, serum hormones and other components of the metabolic syndrome},
  author={Marta Garaulet and Francisca P{\'e}rez-Llamas and Salvador Zamora and F. J. T{\'e}bar},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={58},
  pages={151-160}
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between the serum lipid profile and components of the metabolic syndrome, such as central obesity (anthropometric, computed tomography and fat cell data), insulin, sex-hormonebinding-globulin (SHBG) and different hormones influencing this important syndrome, e.g. sex steroids, leptin and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α). The sample consisted of 85 obese patients (30 men and 55 women) who had undergone abdominal surgery. Fasting… CONTINUE READING

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