Tag: leptin

Study on Analysis of Serum Leptin Levels as a Biomarker in Metabolic Syndrome in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Okhla Industrial Area

Metabolic syndrome is a progressive condition characterised by central obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, hyperglycemia, and insulin resistance. Patients with metabolic syndrome are more likely to die from heart disease, stroke, vascular dysfunction, and other reasons. Obesity is one of the most serious epidemics of our day, and the hormone leptin...
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A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study on Interplay of Adipokines in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension in Ghana

Background: Mechanistic risk factors for hypertension are the renin-angiotensin-system (RAS), endothelial dysfunction and the sympathetic nervous system. The research sought to elucidate the interplay of adipokines in essential hypertension pathogenesis. Methodology: 200 confirmed hypertensive KATH patients and 50 age-matched normotensive patients were recruited in this comparative cross-sectional study. Blood...
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Association of Adiponectin and Leptin with Coronary Atherosclerosis Severity Indices in Metabolic Syndrome Patients

Adipose tissue is considered as an active endocrine organ that releases a large number of adipokines modulating blood pressure, glucose and lipid metabolism, inflammation, and atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis has been found linked with various traditional and novel risk actors. This chapter describe the updated review of published literature and present...
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