Correlation of Leptin level with obesity.

  • Jazib Andleeb CMH Institute of Medical Sciences Bahawalpur.
  • Sana Javaid Sharif Medical and Dental College Lahore.
  • Rukhsana Abdul Karim Sharif College of Nursing Lahore.
Keywords: Epigenetic Landscape, Leptin, Obesity, Weight

Abstract

Objectives: To document the leptin level and its effect on obese and non-obese. Study Design: Observational comparative study. Setting: CMH Institute of Medical Sciences Bahawalpur, Sharif Medical and Dental College and Sharif College of Nursing Lahore. Period: From 1st January 2018 to 1st January 2019. Material & Methods: Ninety healthy obese and non-obese subjects who were selected by non-probability consecutive sampling technique included in study. Ethical approval was obtained before start of study. SPSS version 23 was used for data analysis; main variables of study were age, BMI and leptin resistance. P value ≤0.05 was considered as significant. Results: The mean leptin level in obese and non-obese was 53.75±7.54 and 50.62±7.18, respectively. There difference was statistically significant among the groups, (p=0.000). Conclusion: Results of our study reveal that leptin level is a related factor in the pathogenesis of obesity.

Author Biographies

Jazib Andleeb, CMH Institute of Medical Sciences Bahawalpur.

MBBS, M.Phil

Assistant Professor Physiology

Sana Javaid, Sharif Medical and Dental College Lahore.

MBBS, M.Phil

Assistant Professor Physiology

Rukhsana Abdul Karim, Sharif College of Nursing Lahore.

M.Sc. (IT), M.Phil. (Computer Sciences)

Assistant Professor Computer Science

Published
2020-06-10