Prospective Study of Serum Adiponectin and Incident Metabolic Syndrome

@inproceedings{Kim2013ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective Study of Serum Adiponectin and Incident Metabolic Syndrome},
  author={Jang Young Kim and Song Vogue Ahn and Jin Ha Yoon and Sang Baek Koh and Junghan Yoon and Byung Su Yoo and Seung-Hwan Lee and Jong-Ku Park and K I Choe and Eliseo Guallar},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Increased adiponectin levels may play a protective role in the development of metabolic abnormalities, but prospective studies of the predictive value of serum adiponectin to identify individuals at high risk of new-onset metabolic syndrome are lacking. We investigated whether serum adiponectin predicts incident cases of the metabolic syndrome in a population-based longitudinal study. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted of 2,044 adults (831 men and 1… CONTINUE READING
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