Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 65

Table of Content: June 2010; 1(3)

June 2010

Hypoadiponectinemia: A link between visceral obesity and metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents a combination of cardio-metabolic risk factors, including visceral obesity, glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes, elevated triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and hypertension. MetS is rapidly increasing and prevalent worldwide as a consequence of the “epidemic” obesity, with a considerable impact on the global incidence of cardiovascular disease and type 2...

Author(s): Rosario Scaglione, Tiziana Di Chiara, Christiano Argano, Salvatore Corraoand Giuseppe Licata

June 2010

Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn. anthocyanins alter circulating reproductive hormones in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (family Malvecea) calyx anthocyanin was investigated on circulating levels of reproductive hormones in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Forty (40) rabbits (twenty each for male and female) weighing 1.2 ± 0.2 kg were grouped into two control (water control, anthocyanin (delphinidin-3-monoglucoside) standard) and two experimental groups (whole extract (calyces ofH....

Author(s): I. O. Omotuyi, A. Ologundudu, V. O. Onwubiko, M. D. Wogu and F. O. Obi