Relationship of obesity and body fat distribution with ceruloplasmin serum levels.

  title={Relationship of obesity and body fat distribution with ceruloplasmin serum levels.},
  author={Mauro Cignarelli and G Depergola and Giuseppe Picca and Marcello Sciaraffia and Nicola Pannacciulli and Massimo Tarallo and E Laudadio and Ernesto Turrisi and Riccardo Giorgino},
  journal={International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={20 9},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of obesity and body fat distribution on serum levels of ceruloplasmin, a risk factor for myocardial infarction. DESIGN Fasting concentrations of ceruloplasmin, insulin, glucose, lipid pattern (cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides), blood pressure levels, and body fat distribution were determined in a population of non-diabetic subjects. SETTING University Hospital Outpatient Clinic. SUBJECTS 87 consecutive individuals (35 men… CONTINUE READING


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