Serum level of orexin-A, leptin, adiponectin and insulin in north Indian obese women.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS Obesity is regulated by different metabolic factors like leptin, adiponectin insulin and neuropeptide orexin-A. The aim of this study is to assess the role of these hormones and their interrelationship with obesity in north Indian women. METHOD A total of 168 obese women with Body Mass Index (BMI)>30kg/m2 and 150 lean women (BMI<25kg… (More)