Relation of Abdominal Fat Depots to Systemic Markers of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes

@article{Sam2009RelationOA,
  title={Relation of Abdominal Fat Depots to Systemic Markers of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={S Kishore Gnana Sam and Steven M. Haffner and Michael H. Davidson and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Steven B. Feinstein and George Kondos and Alfonso T Perez and Theodore Mazzone},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={932 - 937}
}
OBJECTIVE Both visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) have been linked to systemic inflammation in nondiabetic cohorts. We examined the relationships between VAT and SAT and systemic inflammatory markers in a large well-characterized cohort of subjects with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Three hundred eighty-two subjects with type 2 diabetes in the CHICAGO (Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Atherosclerosis Using Pioglitazone) study cohort underwent… CONTINUE READING