Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 26th, 2006
"Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived hormone that has shown anti-inflammatory and antiatherogenic effects." "We assessed the associations of variants in the adiponectin gene (ADIPOQ) with circulating adiponectin levels and cardiovascular risk among women with type 2 diabetes," scientists at Harvard University report.
L. Qi and colleagues explained, "Of 989 diabetic women from the Nurses' Health Study, 285 developed cardiovascular disease (CVD) during follow-up through 2000. We genotyped five ADIPOQ polymorphisms in the CVD case and control subjects....
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