Racial differences in adiponectin and leptin in healthy premenopausal women

  title={Racial differences in adiponectin and leptin in healthy premenopausal women},
  author={Maria Azrad and Barbara Gower and Gary Hunter and Tim R Nagy},
The aim of this article is to longitudinally investigate racial differences in serum adiponectin and leptin in European-American (EA) and African-American (AA) women in the overweight and weight-reduced states. Sixty-two EA and 58 AA premenopausal women were weight reduced from body mass index (BMI) 27–30 kg/m2 to BMI ≤ 24. Fasting serum adiponectin and leptin were determined; body composition and intra-abdominal adipose tissue (IAAT) were measured with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and… CONTINUE READING
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