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  1. Content type: Research

    This study was developed to evaluate quality indicators in type 2 diabetes patient care at the Unified Public Health System’s primary and tertiary health care centers within a local population.

    Authors: Josiane Schneiders, Gabriela H. Telo, Leonardo Grabinski Bottino, Bruna Pasinato, Jeruza Lavanholi Neyeloff and Beatriz D. Schaan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:34

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  2. Content type: Short report

    Combination of current antidiabetic agents with natural antioxidants to manage diabetes mellitus and its complications has appeared as an emerging trend. Curcumin, a yellow pigment isolated from Curcuma longa rhi...

    Authors: Daniela Fernandes Roxo, Carlos Alberto Arcaro, Vania Ortega Gutierres, Mariana Campos Costa, Juliana Oriel Oliveira, Tayra Ferreira Oliveira Lima, Renata Pires Assis, Iguatemy Lourenço Brunetti and Amanda Martins Baviera

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:33

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    Medial calcification in diabetes contributes to the arterial occlusive process occurring below the knee level. Adiponectin is an adipokine with atheroprotective properties and possible protective role against ...

    Authors: Carole E. Aubert, Sophie Liabeuf, Chloé Amouyal, Salim Kemel, Frédérique Lajat-Kiss, Jean-Marc Lacorte, Marine Halbron, Aurélie Carlier, Joe-Elie Salem, Christian Funck-Brentano, Ljubica Perisic Matic, Anna Witasp, Peter Stenvinkel, Franck Phan, Ziad A. Massy, Agnès Hartemann…

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:32

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  4. Content type: Research

    To investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of hypertension (HTN) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in newly diagnosed diabetes with ketosis-onset.

    Authors: Jun-Wei Wang, Ai-Ping Wang, Ming-Yun Chen, Jun-Xi Lu, Jiang-Feng Ke, Lian-Xi Li and Wei-Ping Jia

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:31

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  5. Content type: Research

    Several studies suggest that statin may increase the risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus (NODM). This study aimed to evaluate the association between the duration and recent use of statin, and the risk of NODM...

    Authors: Dong-Won Kim, Do-Hoon Kim, Joo-Hyun Park, Moonyoung Choi, Shinhye Kim, Hyonchong Kim, Da-eun Seul, Soo-Gyeong Park, Jin-Hyung Jung, Kyungdo Han and Yong-Gyu Park

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:30

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  6. Content type: Research

    The present study evaluated the effects of glucose and blood pressure (BP) variability on oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension.

    Authors: Makoto Ohara, Yo Kohata, Hiroe Nagaike, Masakazu Koshibu, Hiroya Gima, Munenori Hiromura, Takeshi Yamamoto, Yusaku Mori, Toshiyuki Hayashi, Tomoyasu Fukui and Tsutomu Hirano

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:29

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  7. Content type: Research

    Recent studies have shown that the risks of chronic diseases resulting from high-risk alleles, such as cardiovascular diseases and metabolic syndrome (MetS), can be affected by various dietary patterns. Among ...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Rahimi, Mehdi Mollahosseini, Atieh Mirzababaei, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Zhila Maghbooli and Khadijeh Mirzaei

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:28

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  8. Content type: Short report

    Insulin resistance is a hallmark of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the underlying cause of various metabolic changes observed in type 2 diabetic patients. This study investigated the molecular basis of th...

    Authors: Sihle Ephraim Mabhida, Rabia Johnson, Musawenkosi Ndlovu, Johan Louw, Andrew Opoku and Rebamang Anthony Mosa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:27

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  9. Content type: Research

    Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), owing to its ability to reflect glycemia over a relatively longer time span, is still been investigated as an adjunct test for fasting plasma glucose (FPG) to identify subjects at ...

    Authors: Max Efui Annani-Akollor, Edwin Ferguson Laing, Henry Osei, Evans Mensah, Eddie-Williams Owiredu, Bright Oppong Afranie and Enoch Odame Anto

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:26

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  10. Content type: Review

    Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the most common diseases causing blindness in the world, and most patients are already in advanced stage. Recent years, many studies reported mean platelet volume (MPV) may ...

    Authors: ShuaiFei Ji, Jie Zhang, XiuDe Fan, XiQiang Wang, XiaoNa Ning, BaBo Zhang, Heng Shi and Hong Yan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:25

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    The prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes were estimated to be 10.9% and 35.7% in the Chinese adult population, respectively, and the middle-aged and elderly Chinese are at even higher risk of diabetes and pr...

    Authors: Xueli Cai, Lili Xia, Yuesong Pan, Dian He, Huiping Zhu, Tiemin Wei and Yan He

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:24

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  12. Content type: Research

    The aims of this study were to estimate the mortality due to diabetes mellitus attributed to physical inactivity in Brazil, to analyze these estimate in three points in time (1990, 2006 and, 2016), and to anal...

    Authors: Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Mohsen Naghavi, Bruce B. Duncan, Maria Inês Schmidt, Maria de Fatima Marinho de Souza and Deborah Carvalho Malta

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:23

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    By 2030, diabetes mellitus (DM) will be the 7th leading cause of death worldwide. Type 2 DM (T2DM) is the most common type of DM and is characterized by insulin resistance and defective β-cell secretory functi...

    Authors: Nanquan Rao, Xiaotong Wang, Yue Zhai, Jingzhi Li, Jing Xie, Yuming Zhao and Lihong Ge

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:22

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  14. Content type: Research

    Patients with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of cognitive impairment which can lead to impaired diabetes self-management and an increased risk of diabetes-related complications. Routine screening for c...

    Authors: Jolien Janssen, Paula S. Koekkoek, Geert Jan Biessels, L. Jaap Kappelle and Guy E. H. M. Rutten

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:21

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  15. Content type: Review

    Latin America is a fast-growing region that currently faces unique challenges in the treatment of all forms of diabetes mellitus. The burden of this disease will be even greater in the coming years due, in par...

    Authors: Mairim Alexandra Solis, Ilais Moreno Velásquez, Ricardo Correa and Lynn L. H. Huang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:20

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  16. Content type: Research

    Exercise can disrupt homeostasis and trigger many adaptive responses in different hormonal axes. The study of hormonal interactions with physical activity is highly complex due to the number of variables, such...

    Authors: Haroldo Silva de Souza, Thiago Veiga Jardim, Weimar Kunz Sebba Barroso, Priscila Valverde de Oliveira Vitorino, Ana Luiza Lima Souza and Paulo César Veiga Jardim

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    Hypoglycemia is associated with cardiovascular diseases, increased risk of death. Therefore, it is important to avoid hypoglycemia. The aim of this study was to characterize hypoglycemia according to glycated ...

    Authors: Maiko Hajime, Yosuke Okada, Hiroko Mori, Fumi Uemura, Satomi Sonoda, Kenichi Tanaka, Akira Kurozumi, Manabu Narisawa, Keiichi Torimoto and Yoshiya Tanaka

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:18

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  18. Content type: Research

    Poor sleep is a potential risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS), and its relationship with MetS may vary by race/ethnicity and menopausal status among women.

    Authors: Symielle A. Gaston, Yong-Moon Park, Ketrell L. McWhorter, Dale P. Sandler and Chandra L. Jackson

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:17

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    The rising incidence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major public health problem. The inflammatory potential of diet contributes to the development of MetS. The aim of this study was to investigate the relat...

    Authors: Zeinab Shakeri, Parvin Mirmiran, Sajjad Khalili-Moghadam, Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Asal Ataie-Jafari and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:16

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  20. Content type: Research

    Diabetes is characterized by hyperglycemia due to impaired insulin secretion and aberrant glucagon secretion resulting from changes in pancreatic islet cell function and/or mass. The aim of the present study w...

    Authors: Jun-Koo Yi, Zae-Young Ryoo, Jae-Jung Ha, Dong-Yep Oh, Myoung-Ok Kim and Sung-Hyun Kim

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:15

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  21. Content type: Research

    Plasma albumin is reduced during inflammation. Obesity, a strong risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D), is associated with adipose tissue inflammation. However, whether albumin is associated with adipose tissu...

    Authors: Douglas C. Chang, Xiaoyuan Xu, Anthony W. Ferrante Jr. and Jonathan Krakoff

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:14

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  22. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome is characterized by the clustering of different metabolic abnormalities. Total bilirubin and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels have been reported to be associated with this condition. H...

    Authors: Makoto Shiraishi, Muhei Tanaka, Hiroshi Okada, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Shinichi Nakagawa, Muneaki Kumagai, Teruyuki Yamamoto, Hiromi Nishimura, Yohei Oda and Michiaki Fukui

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:12

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  23. Content type: Review

    The absence of universal gold standards for screening of gestational diabetes (GDM) has led to heterogeneity in the identification of GDM, thereby impacting the accurate estimation of the prevalence of GDM. We...

    Authors: Samira Behboudi-Gandevani, Mina Amiri, Razieh Bidhendi Yarandi and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:11

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  24. Content type: Research

    Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) stimulates insulin secretion and reduces blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). TCF7L2 rs7903146 polymorphism has been associated with decreased insulin secretion, reduc...

    Authors: Mari Cassol Ferreira, Maria Elizabeth Rossi da Silva, Rosa Tsuneshiro Fukui, Maria do Carmo Arruda-Marques, Salman Azhar and Rosa Ferreira dos Santos

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:10

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  25. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome is characterized by macrophage infiltration and inflammatory responses—metaflammation in adipose tissue. IL-6 and IL-1β could mediate the inflammatory responses in macrophage stimulated-prea...

    Authors: Jingjing Zhu, Chen Bing and John P. H. Wilding

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:9

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  26. Content type: Short report

    Leptin is an adipokine that regulates energy homeostasis and is also needed for normal bone growth and maintenance. Mutation in the lep gene, which characterizes the ob/ob mouse model, results in the development ...

    Authors: Jun Hung, Layla Al-Nakkash, Tom L. Broderick, Monica Castro and Jeffrey H. Plochocki

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:8

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  27. Content type: Research

    Adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have a high risk of developing depressive symptoms and diabetes-related distress (DD). Low socioeconomic level is associated with increased risk of poor self-management, treat...

    Authors: M. S. V. M. Silveira, A. Moura Neto, A. C. Sposito, L. Siminerio and E. J. Pavin

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:6

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  28. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the effect of Lactobacillus casei 01 on dietary intake, body weight, and glycemic control in patients with T2DM.

    Authors: Leila Khalili, Beitullah Alipour, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Tohid Hassanalilou, Mehran Mesgari Abbasi and Ismail Faraji

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:5

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  29. Content type: Research

    Polymorphisms in the gene encoding methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) have been investigated as risk factors for microvascular complications of diabetes; however, simultaneous analysis of these polymo...

    Authors: Herlanny Santana Bezerra, Caroline Severo de Assis, Mayara Karla dos Santos Nunes, Isabella Wanderley de Queiroga Evangelista, João Modesto Filho, Cecília Neta Alves Pegado Gomes, Rayner Anderson Ferreira do Nascimento, Rafaella Cristhine Pordeus Luna, Maria José de Carvalho Costa, Naila Francis Paulo de Oliveira and Darlene Camati Persuhn

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:4

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  30. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and cancer are major public health problems worldwide. The relationship between MetS and cancer death is of great interest. We examined the predictive value of MetS for cancer mortali...

    Authors: Jun Watanabe, Eiichi Kakehi, Kazuhiko Kotani, Kazunori Kayaba, Yosikazu Nakamura and Shizukiyo Ishikawa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:3

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  31. Content type: Review

    Strict glucose control using multiple doses of insulin is the standard treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), but increased risk of hypoglycemia is a frequent drawback. Regular insulin in multiple dose...

    Authors: Karla F. S. Melo, Luciana R. Bahia, Bruna Pasinato, Gustavo J. M. Porfirio, Ana Luiza Martimbianco, Rachel Riera, Luis E. P. Calliari, Walter J. Minicucci, Luiz A. A. Turatti, Hermelinda C. Pedrosa and Beatriz D. Schaan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:2

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  32. Content type: Short report

    Familial partial lipodystrophy (FPL) is a rare genetic disease characterized by body fat abnormalities that lead to insulin resistance (IR). Clinical conditions linked to milder IR, such as type 2 diabetes (T2...

    Authors: Cecília Pacheco Elias, Daniela Espíndola Antunes, Michella Soares Coelho, Caroline Lourenço de Lima, Nelson Rassi, Ana Paula Meireles de Melo and Angélica Amorim Amato

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:1

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  33. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in youth is escalating rapidly. We aimed to evaluate the effects of liraglutide on beta-cell function, metabolic productions of oxidative stress, low grade inflammation compar...

    Authors: Wen-qiang Zhang, Yuan Tian, Xiao-min Chen, Li-fen Wang, Chan-chan Chen and Chuan-mei Qiu

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:91

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  34. Content type: Research

    Approximately two-thirds of individuals presenting to emergency departments in Western Sydney have glucose dysregulation, accelerating their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). We evaluated the prevalence an...

    Authors: Ramy H. Bishay, Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz, David Chandrakumar, Rajini Jayaballa, Tien-Ming Hng, Mark Mclean, Dilini Punchihewa, Maiyoori Jeyaprakash, David Burgess, John Riskallah and Glen F. Maberly

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:90

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  35. Content type: Research

    The current study aims to investigate the antidiabetic efficacy of camel milk-derived lactoferrin and potential involvement of PPAR-γ and SIRT-1 via TLR-4/NFκB signaling pathway in obese diabetic pediatric pop...

    Authors: Waleed A. Mohamed and Mona F. Schaalan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:89

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  36. Content type: Research

    Recently, an integrated network analysis has revealed dysregulation in the metabolism of mannose, a glucose epimer, in severely obese individuals without diabetes. In addition, fasting plasma mannose levels (M0) ...

    Authors: Eri Amano, Shogo Funakoshi, Kumiko Yoshimura, Seiki Hirano, Satoko Ohmi, Hiroshi Takata, Yoshio Terada and Shimpei Fujimoto

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:88

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  37. Content type: Research

    Type 2 diabetes is highly prevalent in Canadian First Nations (FN) communities. FN individuals with diabetes are less likely to receive guideline recommended care and access specialist care. They are also less...

    Authors: Stephanie Kulhawy-Wibe, Kathryn M. King-Shier, Cheryl Barnabe, Braden J. Manns, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and David J. T. Campbell

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:87

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  38. Content type: Research

    Diabetes is a chronic illness which requires lifelong self-care behaviors. The objective of the present research was to investigate the association of self-efficacy, attitude and social support with adherence ...

    Authors: Mahmood Karimy, Hamid Reza Koohestani and Marzieh Araban

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:86

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  39. Content type: Research

    In 2014–2015, the largest international survey of insulin injection technique in patients with diabetes taking insulin was conducted in 42 countries, totaling 13,289 participants. In Brazil, patients from five...

    Authors: Luis Eduardo Calliari, Laura Cudizio, Balduino Tschiedel, Hermelinda C. Pedrosa, Rosangela Rea, Augusto Pimazoni-Netto, Laurence Hirsch and Kenneth Strauss

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:85

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  40. Content type: Research

    Population attributable fractions (PAFs) are frequently used to quantify the proportion of Type 2 diabetes cases due to single risk factors, an approach which may result in an overestimation of their individua...

    Authors: Kiyuri Naicker, Douglas Manuel, Simon Øverland, Jens C. Skogen, Jeffrey A. Johnson, Børge Sivertsen and Ian Colman

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:84

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  41. Content type: Research

    Hypoglycemia affects patient safety and glycemic control during insulin treatment of both type 1 (T1DM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The Hypoglycemia Assessment Tool study in Brazil aimed to determine ...

    Authors: Rodrigo Nunes Lamounier, Bruno Geloneze, Silmara Oliveira Leite, Renan Montenegro Jr., Lenita Zajdenverg, Milene Fernandes, Fabiano de Oliveira Griciunas, Mariana Narbot Ermetice and António Roberto Chacra

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:83

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  42. Content type: Research

    Neck circumference (NC) is associated with traditional cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF), but its usefulness to identify earlier atherogenic risk has been scarcely examined. Associations of NC with non-tradit...

    Authors: B. Almeida-Pititto, I. T. Silva, A. C. Goulart, M. I. H. Fonseca, M. S. Bittencourt, R. D. Santos, M. Blaha, S. Jones, P. P. Toth, K. Kulakarni, P. A. Lotufo, I. M. Bensenor and S. R. G. Ferreira

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:82

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  43. Content type: Research

    Sensorineural hearing impairment has been associated with DM, and it is probably linked to the same pathophysiological mechanisms as well-established in microvascular diabetes complications. The study of otoac...

    Authors: João Soares Felício, Lilian de Souza d’Albuquerque Silva, Carlliane Lima e Lins Pinto Martins, João Felício Abrahão Neto, Manuela Nascimento de Lemos, Fabrício de Souza Resende, Wanderson Maia da Silva, Angélica Leite de Alcântara, Maria Clara Neres Iunes de Oliveira, Norberto Jorge Kzan de Souza Neto, Isabela Imbelloni Farias de Franco, Nathalie Abdallah Zahalan, Luísa Correa Janaú, Ana Carolina Contente Braga de Souza, Flavia Marques Santos, Natércia Neves Marques de Queiroz…

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:81

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  44. Content type: Research

    Vitamin D and C levels have inverse relation with the metabolic syndrome components and they are used as antioxidant supplements during enduring metabolic activities. In the present study, we hypothesized that...

    Authors: Halgord Ali M. Farag, Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar, Belal A. Muhammad, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh and Abdel Hamid El Bilbeisi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:80

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  45. Content type: Research

    Visceral adiposity indicators and the product of triglyceride and fasting plasma glucose (TyG) index-related parameters are effective surrogate markers for insulin resistance (IR) and are predictors of metabol...

    Authors: Ming-Sheng Teng, Semon Wu, Leay-Kiaw Er, Lung-An Hsu, Hsin-Hua Chou and Yu-Lin Ko

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:79

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  46. Content type: Research

    This study aims to evaluate the association of sleep duration with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in a pediatric population.

    Authors: Zeinab Hemati, Nafiseh Mozafarian, Ramin Heshmat, Zeinab Ahadi, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Hasan Ziaodini, Majzoubeh Taheri, Tahereh Aminaee, Mostafa Qorbani and Roya Kelishadi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:78

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