Lower serum osteocalcin concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes and relationships with vascular risk factors among patients with coronary artery disease.

Affiliation

Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada; Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada; University Health Network Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Lower serum concentrations of the osteoblast-derived protein, osteocalcin, have been associated with poorer glycemic control, insulin resistance and atherosclerosis, and with the development of type 2 diabetes (T2DM).

Keywords

Coronary artery disease,Endocrinology,Fitness,Metabolism,Osteocalcin,Type 2 diabetes mellitus,