Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0028p167 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2012

The Hepatokine Fetuin-A is increased in PCOS women. Association with metabolic syndrome and regulation by metformin

Aghilla Mohamed , Adya Raghu , Tan Bee , Lehnert Hendrik , Ashawesh Khaled , Randeva Harpal

Introduction: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is associated with insulin resistance, visceral obesity -metabolic syndrome (MS) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Fetuin-A, human protein: α2-Heremans-Schmid glycoprotein is an abundant serum protein exclusively expressed in the liver and has been suggested to act as a link between obesity, insulin resistance (IR), and MS.Aims: A) To determine levels of Fetuin-A in PCOS women. B) To invest...