Newborn Adipokines and Birth Outcomes.

  title={Newborn Adipokines and Birth Outcomes.},
  author={Edwina H Yeung and Alexander C. McLain and Nancy Anderson and David S Lawrence and Nansi S. Boghossian and Charlotte M. Druschel and Erin Bell},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  volume={29 4},
BACKGROUND Adipokines can serve as a measure of adipose tissue activity. Although birthweight correlates with neonatal adiposity, findings for cord blood levels of adipokines and birth outcomes have been conflicted. Therefore, we determined the cross-sectional associations between adipokines measured in newborn dried blood spots (DBS) and birth outcomes. METHODS The Upstate KIDS study enrolled mothers and infants from 2008 to 2010. Among infants whose parents consented to the use of residual… CONTINUE READING
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