ISSN 2409-5834

Estimation of Asprosin hormone in obese Iraqi patients with hypothyroidism

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Lamia H. A. Al- Sultan ,Yasser A. H. Al-Issa


The hormone asprosin is secreted by adipose tissue. It performs a variety of functions in the brain and other bodily systems, including hunger, cellular demise, insulin resistance (IR), and glucose metabolism. A pathological relationship exists between IR and high asprosin levels. patients with obesity are more likely to experience thyroid issues. The present study aimed to compare asprosin levels between the control, obesity and hypothyroidism with obese. This study included 170 patients, fifty of them had hypothyroidism with obesity, and sixty obese patients compared with sixty healthy controls.

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