Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 29th, 2004
"The role of adiponectin production for the circulating protein concentration in human obesity and insulin resistance is unclear. We measured serum concentration and sc adipose tissue secretion rate of adiponectin in 77 obese and 23 nonobese women with a varying degree of insulin sensitivity. The serum adiponectin concentration was similar in both groups," scientists in Sweden report.
"In obesity, adiponectin adipose tissue secretion rate per weight unit was reduced by 30% (p=0.01), whereas total body fat secretion rate was increased by 100% (p<0.0001)," said Johan...
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