Leptin is an independent determinant of bone mineral density in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus

@article{Vasilkova2011LeptinIA,
  title={Leptin is an independent determinant of bone mineral density in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus},
  author={Olga Vasilkova and Tatiana Mokhort and Tamara Sharshakova and Naomi Hayashida and Noboru Takamura},
  journal={Acta Diabetologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={291-295}
}
To investigate the possible relationship of leptin to bone mineral density (BMD) in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), we screened 168 Belarusian men aged 45–65 years. Plasma total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglyceride concentrations were assessed, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) were calculated. Hemoglobin A1c, immune-reactive insulin (IRI), serum total testosterone, and sex hormone-binding… CONTINUE READING

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