Resistin may not associate with gestational diabetes mellitus although insulin resistance.

@article{Akdeniz2011ResistinMN,
  title={Resistin may not associate with gestational diabetes mellitus although insulin resistance.},
  author={Nurten Akdeniz and Umur Kuyumcuoğlu and Ahmet Kale and Senay Arikan and Ebru Kale and Mahmut Erdemoğlu},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={236-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Resistin is a potent regulator of glucose homeostasis which is thought to oppose the action of insulin in peripheral tissues. The aim of this study was to determine changes in resistin levels in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). MATERIAL AND METHOD Twenty women with GDM (mean age 32.28 +/- 5.01 years old, and gestational age 32.2 +/- 4.8 weeks) matched with 22 non diabetic pregnant women (NGDM) (mean age 30.30 +/- 4.5 years old, and gestational age 34.8 +/- 3.5 weeks) were… CONTINUE READING

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