Leptin is an independent marker of metabolic syndrome in elderly adults with type 2 diabetes

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OBJECTIVE It is well established that patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) demonstrate elevated levels of serum leptin. The aim of this study is to identify fasting serum leptin as an independent marker of MetS in geriatric diabetic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-four patients over 65 years old with type 2 diabetic mellitus (T2DM) were assessed… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/tcmj.tcmj_31_17

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