Maternal and cord blood apelin, resistin and visfatin levels in gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Oncul2013MaternalAC,
  title={Maternal and cord blood apelin, resistin and visfatin levels in gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Mahmut Oncul and Abdullah Tuten and Hayriye Erman and Remisa Gelişgen and Ali Benian and Hafize Uzun},
  journal={Minerva medica},
  year={2013},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={
          527-35
        }
}
AIM The aim of this paper was to investigate maternal and cord blood apelin, resistin and visfatin concentrations in pregnant women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS This case-control study was conducted on 24 women with GDM and 21 women without GDM. Maternal plasma and cord blood apelin, resistin and visfatin levels were measured with ELISA. RESULTS The cord blood apelin levels were significantly lower in women with GDM than control subjects (111.23±31.53 vs… CONTINUE READING
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