Relationship of leptin concentration to gender, menopause, age, diabetes, and fat mass in African Americans.

@article{Sumner1998RelationshipOL,
  title={Relationship of leptin concentration to gender, menopause, age, diabetes, and fat mass in African Americans.},
  author={Anne E. Sumner and Bonita E Falkner and Harvey Kushner and Robert Vincent Considine},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={128-33}
}
This investigation was designed to determine the relationship of leptin concentration to gender, sex hormones, menopause, age, diabetes, and fat mass in African Americans. Participants included 101 African Americans, 38 men (mean age, 34.2 +/- 7.4 years), 29 age-matched premenopausal women (mean age, 32.6 +/- 3.7 years), and 36 postmenopausal women (mean age, 57.8 +/- 5.9 years). The women were not taking exogenous sex hormones, and 12 subjects were diabetic. Percent body fat was calculated… CONTINUE READING
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