CLINICS, vol.68, no.3, pp.379-383, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Fetuin-A, Hyperthyroidism, Insulin Resistance, ALPHA(2)-HEREMANS-SCHMID GLYCOPROTEIN/FETUIN-A, INCIDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS, THYROID-HORMONE EXCESS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, TYROSINE KINASE, SERUM, CALCIFICATION, ASSOCIATION, INHIBITOR, METABOLISM
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OBJECTIVE:Fetuin-A is a protein secreted from the liver that inhibits arterial calcification deposition and can contribute to insulin resistance. Hyperthyroidism is also associated with insulin resistance. It is not known whether hyperthyroidism has an effect on fetuin-A levels.