Table 2

Clinical and biochemical parameters of the Pakistani and Turkish leptin-deficient patients, before treatment with r-metHuLeptin.

Pakistani children

Turkish patients*

Turkish child


BMI (kg/m2)

41.3 ± 5.5

48.3 ± 6.8

39.6

Insulin (μIU/ml)

20.9 ± 11.5

9.3 ± 8.0

21

Glucose (mg/dl)

77.4 ± 11.4

97.2 ± 23.1

79

HOMA-IR

3.6 ± 1.9

2.1 ± 1.5

4.1

Total cholesterol (mg/dl)

181.2 ± 18.1

149.7 ± 29.5

166

HDL-c (mg/dl)

37.3 ± 10.1

32.8 ± 4.2

36

LDL-c (mg/dl)

85.6 ± 33.7

83.5 ± 16.9

87

Triglycerides (mg/dl)

162.2 ± 60.0

166.7 ± 78.1

216


*including the leptin-deficient child

Paz-Filho et al. Thyroid Research 2009 2:11   doi:10.1186/1756-6614-2-11

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