Relationship of leptin concentration to gender, body mass index and age in Saudi adults.

@article{AlHarithy2004RelationshipOL,
  title={Relationship of leptin concentration to gender, body mass index and age in Saudi adults.},
  author={Rowyda Nawwaf Al-Harithy},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={1086-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Leptin concentrations are highly correlated with body fat storage and exhibit sexual dimorphism, with women having higher concentrations at every level of relative or absolute adiposity. To test whether or not this relation is consistent across the Saudi population. This study aims to investigate the effect of gender, obesity related parameters, and age on leptin levels from representative samples of Saudi women and men. METHODS This study was carried out at King Abdul-Aziz… CONTINUE READING
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