Vol. 28 (6) 2007 Neuro endocrinology letters

Serum adiponectin concentrations and their relationship with plasma lipids in obese diabetic and non-diabetic Caucasians.

OBJECTIVES: Adiponectin is a novel plasma protein produced exclusively in adipocytes. Despite early data, its relationship with obesity and diabetes has been recently questioned. Since plasma lipids influence diabetes and obesity, of concern is whether any associations between plasma lipids and adiponectin exist.