Relationship between obesity and iron deficiency anemia: is there a role of hepcidin?

Creative Commons License

Sal E., Yenicesu I., Celik N., PAŞAOĞLU H. , ÇELİK B. , PAŞAOĞLU Ö. T. , ...More

HEMATOLOGY, vol.23, no.8, pp.542-548, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10245332.2018.1423671
  • Title of Journal : HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.542-548


Objectives: Iron deficiency is common in obese children although the underlying mechanism is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between iron parameters, leptin, hepcidin and adiponectin levels in obese children.