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Prevalence and predictors of isolated postchallenge hyperglycemia in Tehran's urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS)
Background: To determine the prevalence and characteristics of subjects with isolated post challenge hyperglycemia (IPH) defined as fasting plasma glucose (FPG) <126 mg/dl and 2-hour plasma glucose (2h-PG) ?200 mg/dl. ...
Metabolic syndrome in normal-weight Iranian adults
Background: The risk of metabolic risk factors increases in Middle-Eastern adults within the normal limits of BMI. There is a report that 30.1% of the Iranian population had metabolic syndrome but no reports on the prevalence ...
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome by the ATPIII, IDF and WHO definitions and their association to coronary heart disease in Iranian elderly population
Background: The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its association with coronary heart disease (CHD) in Iranian older individuals. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, ...
Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma, glaucoma suspect, and ocular hypertension in thyroid-related immune orbitopathy
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG), glaucoma suspects (GS), and ocular hypertension (OHT) in patients with thyroid-related immune orbitopathy (TRIO) and compare it with a control group. ...
Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Background: Only limited data are available on the benefits of fruits and vegetable consumption on CVD risk factors. The aim of this study was to examine whether and to what extent intake of fruits and vegetables are ...
Are serum nitric oxide metabolites associated with fasting insulin among Iranian adults? (Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study)
Aim: It has been suggested that insulin resistance is associated with altered nitric oxide (NO) homeostasis. There is however no population-based study documenting an association between fasting serum insulin and serum NO ...