The role of leptin/adiponectin ratio in metabolic syndrome and diabetes.

  title={The role of leptin/adiponectin ratio in metabolic syndrome and diabetes.},
  author={Patricio L{\'o}pez-Jaramillo and Diego Gomez-Arbelaez and Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez-L{\'o}pez and Cristina L{\'o}pez-L{\'o}pez and Javier Mart{\'i}nez-Ortega and Andrea G{\'o}mez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Stefany Triana-Cubillos},
  journal={Hormone molecular biology and clinical investigation},
  volume={18 1},
The metabolic syndrome comprises a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors, with insulin resistance and adiposity as its central features. Identifying individuals with metabolic syndrome is important due to its association with an increased risk of coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Attention has focused on the visceral adipose tissue production of cytokines (adipokines) in metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus, as the levels of the anti-inflammatory adipokine… CONTINUE READING


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