Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 23rd, 2006
According to recent research from Brazil, "The objective of this study was to investigate whether decreased baseline adiponectin levels are an independent risk factor for development of glucose intolerance in a population-based study of Japanese-Brazilians, a group with one of the highest prevalence rates of diabetes worldwide."
"We examined 210 Japanese-Brazilians (97 male and 113 female, aged 56.7±10.1 years) with normal glucose tolerance (NGT). Plasma adiponectin, insulin, fasting and 2-h plasma glucose and...
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