Is the combined use of insulin resistance indices, including adipokines, more reliable in metabolic syndrome?


KURAL B. , DEĞER O. , Erem C. , BALABAN YÜCESAN F. , ALİYAZICIOĞLU R. , Barlak Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.6, pp.1021-1028, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1310-90
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1021-1028

Abstract

Background/aim: To determine the levels of adipokines (leptin, adiponectin, resistin, and visfatin) and the indices of insulin sensitivity/resistance, and to examine the relationship among them in patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS).