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ea0014p25 | (1) | ECE2007

Implications of serum resistin in overweight diabetic patients with ischemic heart disease

Farrag Azza , Salama Sameh , Rizk Amal

Background: Resistin is a recently discovered adipocyte-secreted hormone that links obesity with insulin resistance and/or metabolic and cardiovascular risk. This study was designed to investigate whether serum resistin concentrations constitute a significant coronary risk factor, with a particular focus on diabetes and one of its microvascular complications; nephropathy.Methodology: Serum resistin was measured in 86 overweight patients with acute corona...