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[Serum leptin level and its association with bone mineral density in obese children].

Authors
  • Liu, Sai-Qin
  • Wu, Jing
  • Mo, Juan
  • Sun, Zhi-Xiang
  • Yang, Hao-Bo
  • Huang, Chao-Wen
  • Lei, Min-Xiang
  • Peng, Lie-Wu
  • Xu, Li
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2009
Volume
11
Issue
9
Pages
745–748
Identifiers
PMID: 19755025
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Obese children have higher serum leptin level. Serum leptin concentration is significantly correlated with BMD and body composition. BMI and %BF are independent influencing factors for serum leptin level in children.

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