Serum leptin and ghrelin levels in premenopausal women with stable body mass index during treatment of thyroid dysfunction.


BACKGROUND There are potentially complex interrelationships between thyroid function, leptin, ghrelin, body mass index (BMI), and percentage of body fat (%BF). The goal of this study was to determine if normalization of thyroid status in premenopausal women with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism would be associated with changes in serum leptin and ghrelin… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/thy.2007.0300