OBJECTIVE: Weight loss helps reduce the symptoms of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the obese, but weight regain after active weight loss is common. The changes and predictive role of circulating adipokines and sex hormones for weight regain in men during dietary intervention, and also the effect of basal MetS status on weight regain, were investigated. DESIGN AND METHODS: Twenty-four men who continued to lose weight (WL) and 24 men who regained weight (WR) during the 6-month follow-up perio...Expand abstract
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Metabolic syndrome, circulating RBP4, testosterone, and SHBG predict weight regain at 6 months after weight loss in men.
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