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Supplementation strategy and its impact on hematological status in the control of anemia of pregnancy in Senegal
Anemia of pregnancy remains highly prevalent in Senegal despite the national iron/folic acid (IFA) supplementation program, which consists of providing prescriptions to purchase IFA to women during prenatal visits. The ...
The Relationship of Low Birth Weight and Current Obesity to Diabetes in African-American Women
Aims: (1) To test the fetal origins of chronic disease by examining birth weight, current obesity, and odds of developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in African-American women 38-57 years. (2) To assess birth weight and obesity ...
Appropriate Waist Circumference Cutoff Values for the Diagnosis of Metabolic Syndrome in Mexican American Adults
Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently proposed new criteria for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, which requires the presence ...
HYPERLEPTINEMIA, METABOLIC SYNDROME, AND MORTALITY IN OLDER ADULTS
Background: Abdominal adiposity and fat mass increase with aging, and as does insulin resistance which is frequently associated with hyperleptinemia and leptin resistance. Serum leptin may predict risk of metabolic syndrome ...