Plasma leptin levels are associated with abnormal fibrinolysis in men and postmenopausal women.


BACKGROUND Leptin is a crucial mediator of satiety signals and energy balance, and its circulating levels are increased in obesity. It has recently been shown that plasma leptin levels in humans correlate with circulating insulin and to insulin secretion. This indicates that leptin may be an important link in metabolic consequences of the insulin resistance… (More)