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ea0004p38 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2002

Sex difference in serum leptin concentrations in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients with or without nephropathy

Chan N , Chan W , Ma R , Ng M , Lee Z , Lai C , Tong P , So W , Chan J

Objectives: To investigate whether there is a sex difference in serum leptin concentration in Chinese Type 2 diabetic patients with and without nephropathy.Methods: Early morning fasting serum leptin concentrations were measured in 34 Type 2 diabetic patients (mean age 62.1) with nephropathy (creatinine 120-450micromol/l and spot urinary albumin creatinine ratio (ACR) > 25 mg/mmol), 12 newly diagnosed diabetic subjects (mean age 62.5) with normoalbumi...