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Table 3 Association of adiponectin, leptin, leptin/adiponectin ratio (LAR) and hs-CRP with metabolic syndrome and diabetic parameters among non-diabetic subjects (n = 61)

From: Association of adipokines, leptin/adiponectin ratio and C-reactive protein with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Metabolic syndrome parameters Adiponectin (IU/ml) Leptin (ng/ml) Leptin/Adiponectin Ratio hs-CRP (U/ml)
BMI (kg/m2) -0.213 (0.0007) 0.049 (1.1 × 10-11) 0.208 (3.2 × 10-9) 3.256 (2.2 × 10-10)
Waist circumference (cm) -0.368 (9.5 × 10-5) 0.070 (1.6 × 10-9) 0.706 (8.2 × 10-7) 5.302 (2.1 × 10-10)
DBP (mmHg) -0.032 (0.789) 0.044 (0.001) 0.481 (0.003) 2.955 (0.002)
SBP (mmHg) 0.009 (0.916) 0.032 (0.001) 0.309 (0.01) 1.685 (0.015)
Triglyceride (mmol/l) -0.004 (0.208) 0.002 (0.0001) 0.014 (0.003) 0.127 (2.8 × 10-6)
HDL-c (mmol/l) 0.005 (0.034) -0.0003(0.203) -0.006 (0.061) -0.035 (0.050)
LDL-c (mmol/l) - 0.011 (0.157) 0.003 (0.0016) 0.024 (0.032) 0.117 (0.074)
FBG (mmol/l) - 0.005 (0.468) 0.003 (0.003) 0.023 (0.02) 0.143 (0.016)
Insulin (pmol/l) -1.163 (0.018) 0.285 (1.1 × 10-6) 0.342 (5.3 × 10-6) 22.91 (1.6 × 10-8)
HOMA-β -1.152 (0.006) 0.132 (0.01) 0.143 (0.002) 14.44 (6.3 × 10-5)
Insulin Sensitivity (%) 1.583 (0.001) -0.279 (2.7 × 10-5) -0.248 (0.0001) -20.3 ((4.3 × 10-6)
HOMA-IR -0.021 (0.021) 0.006(6.3 × 10-7) 0.344 (4.6 × 10-6) 0.436 (1.3 × 10-8)
  1. Results presented represent b values (p values) assessed by linear regression adjusted for age; (b) coefficient for the relationship between the dependent variables (adiponectin, leptin, LAR and hs-CRP) and the independent variables (metabolic syndrome and diabetic parameters).