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Ping Wang
University of California, Irvine
AdipokineAdiponectinBody mass indexImpaired glucose toleranceObesity
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Recent evidence suggests a role for adipose derived cytokines (adipocytokines) such as tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), IL-6, and the recently discovered adiponectin in the mechanism of impaired glucose regulation and atherosclerosis in adults. However, the relationship between adipocytokines and body composition, fasting insulin, and fitness is virtually unknown children. Fasting blood sampling was performed in 30 healthy, predominately Hispanic- and Asian-American children (16 boys, mean age 1...
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