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de las Heras N, Martín-Fernández B, Miana M, Ballesteros S, Oubiña MP, López-Farré AJ, Cachofeiro V, Lahera V

The protective effect of irbesartan in rats fed a high fat diet is associated with modification of leptin-adiponectin imbalance.

J Hypertens Suppl. 2009 Aug;27(6):S37-41, PMID: 19633450

It has been shown that the renin-angiotensin system participates in the development of the metabolic syndrome. This study aimed to show whether the angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker, irbesartan, exerts a protective effect against metabolic and cardiovascular abnormalities in rats fed a high fat diet (HFD).


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