Leptin in Overweight Postmenopausal Women: No relationship with Metabolic Syndrome X or Effect of Exercise in addition to diet

@article{Christensen1998LeptinIO,
  title={Leptin in Overweight Postmenopausal Women: No relationship with Metabolic Syndrome X or Effect of Exercise in addition to diet},
  author={JO Christensen and O Svendsen and Christian Hassager and Christian W. Christiansen},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={195-199}
}
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of diet with exercise on serum leptin and whether leptin is associated with the metabolic syndrome X in a high risk population such as overweight postmenopausal women.STUDY DESIGN AND SUBJECTS: 121 healthy overweight, postmenopausal women (aged 49–58 y, body mass index (BMI) 25–42 kg/m2) were randomized to: A low-energy-diet, 4.2 MJ/d (n=51), low-energy-diet+standardized physical exercise (n=49) or no intervention (control: n=21) for 12 weeks, followed by 6… CONTINUE READING