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Table 3 Correlation between total adiponectin, HMWA and SA index and estimators of IR

From: Total and high molecular weight adiponectin have similar utility for the identification of insulin resistance

  Adiponectin High Molecular Weight Adiponectin HMWA/adiponectin
  ρ P ρ P ρ P
Fasting insulin -0.330 0.001 -0.323 0.001 -0.230 0.001
HOMA-IR -0.332 0.001 -0.325 0.040 -0.228 0.001
HOMA2S -0.329 0.001 -0.323 0.001 -0.231 0.001
Triglyceride/HDL cholesterol -0.458 0.001 -0.459 0.001 -0.302 0.001
  1. HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance
  2. HOMA2S: insulin sensitivity estimated by the HOMA2 calculator v2.2 (Diabetes Trials Unit, University of Oxford)