Serum leptin is associated with cardiometabolic risk and predicts metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese adults

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BACKGROUND Leptin is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, few studies have assessed its relationship with metabolic syndrome, especially in an Asian population. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to assess leptin levels and evaluate its association with CVD and metabolic syndrome. METHODS In 2009, 957 subjects, who underwent a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2840-10-36

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