Serum osteoprotegerin is associated with carotid intima media thickness in women with previous gestational diabetes


Akinci B., Demir T., Celtik A. , Baris M., Yener S., Ozcan M. A. , ...More

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.82, no.2, pp.172-178, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diabres.2008.07.014
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.172-178

Abstract

Circulating levels of osteoprotegerin (OPG) have been shown to be increased in patients with cardiovascular disorders and diabetes. The aim of this study was to determine serum OPG levels in women with previous gestational diabetes (GDM), and to investigate the relationship between OPG and carotid intima media thickness (IMT) and circulating cardiovascular risk factors.