Variations of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, leptin and adiponectin in mid-trimester of gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Gao2008VariationsOT,
  title={Variations of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, leptin and adiponectin in mid-trimester of gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Xue-lian Gao and Huixia Yang and Yi Zhao},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 8},
  pages={701-5}
}
BACKGROUND Many cytokines have been found to increase the insulin resistance during pregnancy complicated by glucose metabolism disorder. This study aimed to investigate which comes first, the changes of some cytokines or the abnormal glucose metabolism. METHODS This nested case-control study was undertaken from January 2004 to March 2005. Twenty-two women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), 10 with gestational impaired glucose tolerance (GIGT), and 20 healthy pregnant women were chosen… CONTINUE READING

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