Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 6th, 2006
According to researchers at the Taipei Municipal Women's & Children's Hospital, "Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived hormone with antidiabetic, antiatherosclerotic, and antiinflammatory properties. This study investigated the relations between maternal adiponectin concentration and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and other metabolic parameters during midpregnancy."
"Two-hour 75-g oral glucose tolerance tests were performed in 253 pregnant women at 24 to 31 weeks of gestation," stated P.J. Tsai and colleagues. "Two hundred nineteen who had normal glucose...
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