Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 1st, 2006
According to a study from Italy, "The recently discovered hormone resistin is linked to the development of insulin resistance, but direct evidence of resistin levels in humans with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is lacking. We conducted this study to assess the relationship between serum resistin and NAFLD."
C. Pagano and colleagues working with the University of Padua measured "serum resistin and biochemical, hormonal, and histological correlates in 28 NAFLD patients, 33 controls, and 30 obese patients [body mass...
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