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Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke

Authors

  • C. Weikert
  • S. Westphal
  • K. Berger
  • J. Dierkes
  • M. Moehlig
  • J. Spranger
  • E.B. Rimm
  • S.N. Willich
  • H. Boeing
  • T. Pischon

Journal

  • The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism

Citation

  • J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93 (7): 2647-2653

Abstract

  • Resistin is a hormone that has been linked to insulin resistance, inflammatory processes, and coronary heart disease in case-control studies; however, prospective data on the association between plasma resistin levels and future risk of cardiovascular disease are lacking.


DOI

doi:10.1210/jc.2007-2735