alexa [Levels of leptin in plasma of patients with type 2 diabetes].
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Epidemiology: Open Access

Author(s): Kowalska I, Straczkowski M, Kinalska I

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Leptin, the product of ob gene is secreted by adipose tissue. It is believed that leptin plays an important role in energy balance. The secretion of leptin by adipose tissue is influenced by insulin. The aim of the present study was the estimation of plasma leptin concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study was carried out in 21 diabetic obese patients (BMI > 27.5), 8 diabetic patients with BMI < 27.5, 24 obese patients with normal glucose tolerance (BMI > 27.5) and 10 patients from the control group (BMI < 27.5). The mean leptin concentration in obese diabetic patients was 22.5 + 6.5 ng/ml and was not significantly different from that in obese patients without diabetes (24.1 + 10.3 ng/ml) but differed markedly in comparison to the normal weight diabetic patients (7.9 + 4.3 ng/ml, p < 0.01). Plasma leptin concentration correlated significantly and positively with BMI and fasting insulin in all studied groups. There was no significant correlation between leptin and glycated hemoglobin, total cholesterol and triglycerides. We conclude that serum leptin concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes depends mainly on the amount of body fat.
This article was published in Pol Arch Med Wewn and referenced in Epidemiology: Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

OMICS International Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

agrifoodaquavet@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

clinical_biochem@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

business@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

chemicaleng_chemistry@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

environmentalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineering@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

generalsci_healthcare@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

genetics_molbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

immuno_microbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

omics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

materialsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

mathematics_physics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

medical@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

neuro_psychology@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

pharma@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

social_politicalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version