Anorexia Nervosa Is Characterized by Increased Adiponectin Plasma Levels and Reduced Nonoxidative Glucose Metabolism

Authors:Pannacciulli, N., Vettor, R., Milan, G., Granzotto, M., Catucci, A., Federspil, G., De Giacomo, P., Giorgino, R. and De Pergola, G.
"In conclusion, our study shows that young women affected by AN have higher adiponectin plasma levels than healthy female controls of similar age, despite the presence of an impairment of insulin-stimulated glucose disposal, with a prevalent failure of nonoxidative glucose metabolism."