Visfatin in obese children and adolescents and its association with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome.

@article{Nourbakhsh2015VisfatinIO,
  title={Visfatin in obese children and adolescents and its association with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Mitra Nourbakhsh and Mona Nourbakhsh and Zafar Gholinejad and Maryam Razzaghy-Azar},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation},
  year={2015},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={183-8}
}
BACKGROUND Visfatin, also known as nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, is an adipokine that has been implicated in obesity, insulin resistance (IR) and diabetes mellitus. Since obesity profoundly affects serum lipids, insulin, and glucose metabolism, the aim of this study was to evaluate the relationships between visfatin and metabolic parameters in… CONTINUE READING