High-Molecular-Weight Adiponectin in Children Born Small- or Appropriate-for-Gestational-Age
Ibanez, Lourdes × Lopez-Bermejo, Abel Diaz, Marta Angulo, Mario Sebastiani, Giorgia de Zegher, Francis #
Journal of pediatrics vol:155 issue:5 pages:740-742
Longitudinal data collected from children ages 2 until 6 years, who were born appropriate-for-gestational-age or small-for-gestational-age, indicate that the latter have a normal body fat fraction and normal high-molecular-weight adiponectinemia at age 2 years and that they accumulate excess adipose tissue and have low adiponectin levels by age 4 to 6 years. (J Pediatr 2009; 155: 740-2).