Adiponectin Test

The adiponectin test checks the adiponectin blood level.

Adiponectin Test FAQ

What is an Adiponectin Test?

The Adiponectin test measures the blood level of adiponectin.

Why is an Adiponectin Test important?

Decreased expression of adiponectin as measured by adiponectin test levels correlates with insulin resistance. Adiponectin appears to enhance insulin.

Is the Adiponectin Test a common test?

The adiponectin test is a specialized test. As a result, this test is performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA but rather the analytical performance characteristics has been determined by Quest Diagnostics.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Adiponectin Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

An 8-12 hour fast is recommended before testing.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on September 19, 2017

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Adiponectin Test - More Information

The adiponectin test measures the blood level of adiponectin, a hormone released from fat tissue that plays a role in regulating specific diabetes markers. Importantly, adiponectin helps regulate blood glucose levels by inhibiting the release of glucose into the blood and by increasing how much is stored.

Adiponectin levels are thought to be more relevant in Type 2 diabetes (as opposed to Type 1 diabetes). In Type 2 diabetes, cells in the body are resistant to the effects of blood insulin. Adiponectin, when present in the blood, is thought to increase the body's insulin sensitivity and increase the metabolism of fatty acids. This explains why people with Type II diabetes and other related conditions typically have adiponectin levels and, as a result, lower insulin sensitivity.

Adiponectin as measured by the blood adiponectin test level has become an interesting target for drug therapy and ongoing research since its discovery in the 1990s. Along with insulin, adiponectin may have a useful place for future therapies to help stabilize glucose levels in certain people.

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