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Leptin, resistin and visfatin as useful predictors of gestational diabetes mellitus

Leptin, resistin and visfatin as useful predictors of gestational diabetes mellitus

Source : https://lipidworld.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12944-019-1169-2

Lipids and adipokines including leptin, resistin and visfatin play various roles in the pathophysiology of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM). This study was aimed at determining whether serum leptin, resistin and visfatin are significantly altered during the first trimester of pregnancies that subsequently develop GDM and whether such changes are useful in predicting the disease.

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