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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1310-90
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • 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).