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Human adipose tissue morphology and function : relation to insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance with focus on pregnancy and women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus
Obesity is a global health problem and affects women of reproductive age. During pregnancy, obesity increases the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), in turn predisposing for type 2 diabetes (T2D). Not only the ...
WISP-2 - A Novel Adipokine Related to Obesity and Insulin resistance
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is increasing worldwide at an epidemic rate and is expected to reach 592 million inflicted individuals by 2035 as compared to 382 million in 2013. Obesity is a major risk factor for insulin ...