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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. ...
Inverse association of mediterranean diet with obesity and abdominal obesity: 6.7 years follow-up study
Introduction: Studies have shown beneficial health effects of the Mediterranean diet, for instance, it's associations with risk of chronic disease. In this study, the associations between of adherence to the Mediterranean ...
Insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis B and C
Aim: To determine whether insulin resistance occurs in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and chronic hepatitis C (CHC), and its relationship with the presence of liver fibrosis and steatosis. Methods: Untreated ...
Seasonal variation of serum lipids in adults: Tehran lipid and glucose study
Background: a variety of studies have noted seasonal variation in blood lipid levels, yet the mechanism for this phenomenon has not been clear. This leads to significant difference in prevalence of lipid disorders in ...
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 ...
Short term prediction of cardiovascular outcomes in adults over 30 years by serum lipid markers
Background: To evaluate the role of lipid markers including total cholesterol (TC), LDL-C and HDL-C vs. lipid indices (TC/HDL-C, LDL-C/HDL-C and non-HDL-C) as short term predictors of cardiovascular outcomes in adults over ...
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. ...
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Iranian adult population, concordance between the IDF with the ATPIII and the WHO definitions
Background: Different criteria have been proposed for the diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MES). In April 2005, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has formulated a new worldwide definition of the metabolic ...
Re: The strength of no association between diet quality indices and simple indices of overweight/obesity
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