Soluble leptin receptor levels in patients with anorexia nervosa.

OBJECTIVE To examine whether changes of serum soluble leptin receptor levels (S-LEPR) can modify leptin half-life and its tissue effects. The aim of our study was to measure S-LEPR levels in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) before and 6 weeks after partial refeeding. METHODS Anthropometric variables, serum leptin, S-LEPR, insulin, cortisol and TNF… CONTINUE READING