Serum leptin levels in overweight children and adolescents.

@article{Antunes2008SerumLL,
  title={Serum leptin levels in overweight children and adolescents.},
  author={Henedina Antunes and Cristina Santos and Susana Carvalho},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={101 8},
  pages={
          1262-6
        }
}
Leptin is an adipocyte-secreted hormone which plays a key role in energy homeostasis. Our aim was to determine the relationship between serum leptin and clinical and biochemical features in overweight children and adolescents. Overweight children and adolescents followed in this Unit with serum leptin ascertained were included. Clinical, biochemical and abdominal ultrasound data were analysed. Statistical analysis was performed by t test, chi2, Pearson's correlation and linear regression. One… CONTINUE READING

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