Serum Adiponectin Levels and Changes in Glucose Metabolism before and after Treatment for Thyroid Dysfunction


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Ozdemir D., DAĞDELEN S., Usman A.

INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.54, no.15, pp.1849-1857, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 15
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.2169/internalmedicine.54.0668
  • Journal Name: INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1849-1857
  • Keywords: hypothyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, adiponectin, insulin resistance, DECREASED PLASMA ADIPONECTIN, INSULIN SENSITIVITY, GENE-EXPRESSION, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM, RESISTANCE, LEPTIN, HYPERTHYROIDISM, HORMONES, RECEPTORS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective Adiponectin is an adipokine which is known to decrease in individuals associated with obesity and insulin resistance. In this study, we aimed to investigate the serum adiponectin levels and glucose metabolism in patients with thyroid dysfunction before and after treatment.