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Research Article

Association between Serum Leptin Concentrations and Insulin Resistance: A Population-Based Study from China

  • Hui Zuo mail,

    huizuo97@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China, Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Zumin Shi,

    Affiliation: Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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  • Baojun Yuan,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China

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  • Yue Dai,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China

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  • Gaolin Wu,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China

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  • Akhtar Hussain

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Published: January 22, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054615

About the Authors

Hui Zuo, Baojun Yuan, Yue Dai, Gaolin Wu
Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
Hui Zuo, Akhtar Hussain
Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Zumin Shi
Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: huizuo97@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HZ ZS AH. Performed the experiments: HZ ZS BY YD GW. Analyzed the data: HZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HZ. Wrote the paper: HZ.