The Relation Between Plasma Irisin Level and Endothelial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01877603|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 13, 2013
Last Update Posted : June 16, 2015
Irisin is a signaling protein that is released into the blood from skeletal muscle after proteolysis of the membrane protein FNDC5 . FNDC5, encoded by the Fndc5 gene. Irisin activity on subcutaneous white adipose tissue, both in culture and in vivo, stimulated UCP1 expression and induction of brown adipocytes in white adipose tissue depots, a process known as white fat ''browning''. Irisin increases total energy expenditure in animal models, and irisin expression in mice fed a high fat diet resulted in a significant improvement in glucose tolerance and a reduction in fasting insulin levels. Collectively, these data suggest that decreased serum irisin levels may be associated with the development of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. Indeed, some studies showed that irisin levels were decreased in newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes.
Endothelial dysfunction is an early physiological event in atherosclerosis. However, to date, no data are available on the relationship between circulating irisin and endothelial dysfunction in diabetes. Therefore, the investigators hypothesized that circulating irisin level is associated with endothelial dysfunction.
|Condition or disease|
|Irisin Endothelial Dysfunction Type 2 Diabetes|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||The Relation Between Plasma Irisin Level and Endothelial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes|
|Study Start Date :||July 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2013|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2013|
type 2 diabetes
We select 200 newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients. Plasma irisin levels will be measured, and endothelial function will be determined.
- The relation between plasma irisin and endothelium-dependent vasodilation [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
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|Wuhan General Hospital|
|Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430070|