Serum total and high molecular weight adiponectin levels are correlated with the severity of diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy

  • Kato K
  • Osawa H
  • Ochi M
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Adiponectin is secreted specifically from adipocytes, and improves insulin sensitivity. Of its isoforms, the high molecular weight (HMW) complex is thought to be the most active. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between serum total or HMW adiponectin and diabetic microangiopathy.

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  • Kenichi Kato

  • Haruhiko Osawa

  • Masaaki Ochi

  • Yukiko Kusunoki

  • Osamu Ebisui

  • Keizo Ohno

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