Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 3rd, 2005
According to a study from Turkey, "Leptin is a hormone produced by adipocytes that helps reduce body weight by depressing appetite and increasing metabolic activity. Leptin also promotes early hematopoiesis. The main aim of this study was to compare complete blood count (CBC) parameters and peripheral blood CD34+ cell counts in prepubertal obese and nonobese children. Relationships between leptin levels and CBC parameters and peripheral CD34+ progenitor cell...
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