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ea0014p43 | (1) | ECE2007

Body fat distribution, lipid and adipokine levels in South African type 2 diabetic patients of African and Indian origin

Waisberg Rita , Paiker Janice , George Jaya , Crowther Nigel

Introduction: The increased insulin resistance seen in Type 2 diabetic patients has been shown to be associated with abdominal fat accumulation, hypertension, and dyslipidaemia. The dyslipidaemia is characterized by raised serum triglycerides and decreased high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) levels. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between abdominal fat, lipid and adipokine secretion in South African type 2 diabetic patients of Indian and...