The effect of thiazolidinediones on adiponectin serum level: a meta-analysis.

@article{RieraGuardia2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of thiazolidinediones on adiponectin serum level: a meta-analysis.},
  author={N Riera-Guardia and Dietrich Rothenbacher},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={367-75}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Adiponectin is a hormone mainly produced by white adipose tissue. Decreased levels of adiponectin are linked with visceral obesity, insulin resistance states, and cardiovascular diseases. Recently, several studies have pointed out an increase in adiponectin serum levels in subjects undergoing treatment with thiazolidinediones (TZD). The aim of this study is to systematically review the current state of evidence of the effect of TZD on adiponectin serum level with special… CONTINUE READING