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April 24, 2018

Last week we had some great Homerun Slides on Albuminuria. We generated a lot of interest in what is the best way to ward off Kidney Disease. So this week we have an exclusive interview with one of the most well known names in Kidney Disease, Dr. George Bakris. During …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #122: The Insulin Resistance Syndrome Part 3

Adipose-derived markers and insulin resistance: Whilst rising BMI or waist circumference are clearly linked to insulin resistance and risk for T2DM, a number of adipose-derived factors have attracted interest with respect to determining insulin resistance. Adiponectin, as recently reviewed, has been the most notable of these biomarkers. Adiponectin is unlike the other adipocyte hormones in that its concentrations decline with rising obesity. Therefore low levels predict higher risk for T2DM but there are a number of complexities in this relationship.

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