Browsing by Author "Buyukdevrim, Ahmet Sevim"
Effect of abdominal obesity on insulin resistance and the components of the metabolic syndrome: Evidence supporting obesity as the central feature Authors:Türkoǧlu, Çavlan; Duman, Belgin Süsleyici; Günay, Demet; Çaǧatay, Penbe; Ozcan, Remzi; Buyukdevrim, Ahmet Sevim
Publisher and Date:(F D-Communications Inc., 2003)Background: Metabolic syndrome includes abdominal obesity diabetes type 2 hypertension dyslipidemia derangements of fibrinolysis and atherosclerosis. Since abdominal obesity is one of the major components of the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) an attempt was made to evaluate the interrelationships between the magnitude of obesity and the components of the syndrome. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 123 subjects with type 2 diabetes of whom M were normal body weight and 92 had varying degrees ...
Authors:Duman, Belgin Süsleyici; Türkoğlu, Caner; Akpinar, Belhhan; Güden, Mustafa; Vertii, Alexey; Dak, Esranur; Çağatay, Tülin; Günay, Demet; Buyukdevrim, Ahmet Sevim
Publisher and Date:(COLL AMER PATHOLOGISTS, 2004)Context.-Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) plays a central role in lipid metabolism hydrolyzing triglyceride in chylomicrons and very-low-density lipoproteins. The PvuII polymorphic variant of LPL gene is common and might affect risk of coronary artery disease (CAD). Objective.-Our aim was to determine whether LPL-PvuII polymorphism can be considered to be an independent risk factor or a predictor for CAD in Turkish subjects. Design.-We used polymerase chain reaction and restriction enzyme digestion to ...