Race-ethnic differences in adipokine levels: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN).


Differences in adipose tissue secretory profile, as measured by adipokine levels, may play a role in race-ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease (CVD). We examined race-ethnic differences in adipokine levels in a group of mid-life Caucasian, African American (AA), Chinese and Japanese women, after accounting for adiposity. Data on 1876 women from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2012.02.005


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