Sleep duration and plasma leptin concentrations in early pregnancy among lean and overweight/obese women: a cross sectional study

Abstract

Early-pregnancy short sleep duration is predictive of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia; mechanisms for these associations are unknown. Leptin, an adipocyte-derived peptide involved in regulating food intake and energy expenditure, may play a role in these observed associations. Given inconsistent reports linking short sleep duration with leptin, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-20

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