Published in Hospital Business Week, February 25th, 2007
Study 1: Current study results from the report, "Associations between two single nucleotide polymorphisms of adiponectin gene and coronary artery diseases," have been published. "Adiponectin, an adipocyte-secreted protein, is known to have anti-atherogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties and its serum levels are decreased in obesity, type 2 diabetes, and coronary artery disease. Several studies have been performed to investigate the association of genetic variations in the adiponectin with obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes, but few...
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