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Socio-economic and ethnic disparities of malnutrition in all its forms in Guatemala.

Public Health Nutr 2019 Oct 7:1-9. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

INCAP Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC), Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Calzada Roosevelt, 6-25 zona 11, Guatemala City 01011, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019002738DOI Listing
October 2019

Television food and beverage marketing to children in Costa Rica: current state and policy implications.

Public Health Nutr 2019 Sep 21;22(13):2509-2520. Epub 2019 May 21.

INCAP Research Center for Prevention of Chronic Diseases, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Calzada Roosevelt 6-25 zona 11, POB 1188, Guatemala, Central America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019000776DOI Listing
September 2019

[Position of the Latin American Society of Nutrition (SLAN) on the management of conflict of interest.]

Salud Publica Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;60(5):592-597

Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública. Cuernavaca, México.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21149/9657DOI Listing
June 2019

Stakeholder Engagement in the Translation of a Hypertension Control Program to Guatemala's Public Primary Health Care System: Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Opportunities.

Glob Heart 2019 06;14(2):155-163

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC), Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2019.05.005DOI Listing
June 2019

Sociodemographic, Anthropometric, and Dietary Predictors of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Adipose Tissue Among Mesoamerican Children and Their Parents.

Food Nutr Bull 2018 12 20;39(4):495-511. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

1 Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0379572118808639DOI Listing
December 2018

Exposure to improved nutrition from conception to age 2 years and adult cardiometabolic disease risk: a modelling study.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 08;6(8):e875-e884

Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30231-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6138451PMC
August 2018

Correlates and family aggregation of vitamin D concentrations in school-aged children and their parents in nine Mesoamerican countries.

Public Health Nutr 2017 Oct 24;20(15):2754-2765. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

1Department of Epidemiology,University of Michigan School of Public Health,1415 Washington Heights,SPH II,Room 5055,Ann Arbor,MI 48109,USA.

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https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/S136898001
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980017001616DOI Listing
October 2017

[Acceptability of a mobile health based intervention to modify lifestyles in prehypertensive patients in Argentina, Guatemala and Peru: a pilot study].

Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 2015 Apr-Jun;32(2):221-9

Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clinica y Sanitaria, Argentina.

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July 2017

Dietary Patterns and Cardio-metabolic Risk in a Population of Guatemalan Young Adults.

BMC Nutr 2017 28;3. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40795-017-0188-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5993443PMC
July 2017

Sociodemographic correlates and family aggregation of leukocyte telomere length in adults and children from Mesoamerica.

Am J Hum Biol 2017 May 28;29(3). Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22942DOI Listing
May 2017

Use of m-Health Technology for Preventive Interventions to Tackle Cardiometabolic Conditions and Other Non-Communicable Diseases in Latin America- Challenges and Opportunities.

Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2016 May-Jun;58(6):661-73. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health (CESCAS), Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2016.03.003DOI Listing
April 2017

Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of metabolic syndrome in school-aged children and their parents in nine Mesoamerican countries.

Public Health Nutr 2017 02 9;20(2):255-265. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

3INCAP Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases,Guatemala City,Guatemala,USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002342DOI Listing
February 2017

Healthy casetas: A potential strategy to improve the food environment in low-income schools to reduce obesity in children in Guatemala City.

Ecol Food Nutr 2016 May-Jun;55(3):324-38. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

b Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , Baltimore , Maryland , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03670244.2016.1161618DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4948585PMC
January 2017

Validity of Guatemalan Mother's Self-Reported Breast-Feeding Practices of 3-Month-Old Infants.

Food Nutr Bull 2016 12 17;37(4):494-503. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

INCAP's Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Guatemala City, Guatemala

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0379572116654644DOI Listing
December 2016

Evaluation of a pilot hypertension management programme for Guatemalan adults.

Health Promot Int 2016 Jun 16;31(2):363-74. Epub 2015 Jan 16.

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama-INCAP, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dau117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4863869PMC
June 2016

Relative Validity of Three Food Frequency Questionnaires for Assessing Dietary Intakes of Guatemalan Schoolchildren.

PLoS One 2015 14;10(10):e0139125. Epub 2015 Oct 14.

INCAP Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC), Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0139125PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4605767PMC
June 2016

Opportunities for involving men and families in chronic disease management: a qualitative study from Chiapas, Mexico.

BMC Public Health 2015 Oct 5;15:1019. Epub 2015 Oct 5.

INCAP Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC), Calzada Roosevelt 6-25, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2361-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4595112PMC
October 2015

[Breastfeeding and non-communicable diseases later in life].

Arch Latinoam Nutr 2015 Sep;65(3):143-51

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September 2015

Validation of a BMI cut-off point to predict an adverse cardiometabolic profile with adiposity measurements by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in Guatemalan children.

Public Health Nutr 2015 Apr 23;18(6):951-8. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

1Social and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Group,School of Medicine,University of Alcalá,Alcalá de Henares,Madrid 28871,Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980014001207DOI Listing
April 2015

The double burden of malnutrition in indigenous and nonindigenous Guatemalan populations.

Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Dec 29;100(6):1644S-51S. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

From the Centro de Investigación del INCAP para la Prevención de las Enfermedades Crónicas (CIIPEC), Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Guatemala City, Guatemala (MR-Z, RC-F, and RK), and the Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico (MFK-L).

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https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/100/6/1644S/4576744
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.083857DOI Listing
December 2014

Management of NCD in low- and middle-income countries.

Glob Heart 2014 Dec;9(4):431-43

The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China; Duke Global Health Institute and Global Heath Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S22118160140267
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2014.11.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4299752PMC
December 2014

Formative research to develop a community-based intervention for chronic disease prevention in Guatemalan school-age children.

BMC Public Health 2014 Jan 31;14:101. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

INCAP Comprehensive Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City 1118, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3909912PMC
January 2014

Adult consequences of growth failure in early childhood.

Am J Clin Nutr 2013 Nov 4;98(5):1170-8. Epub 2013 Sep 4.

Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC (JH and ARQ); the Departments of Economics and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (JRB); the Department of Economics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (JAM); The Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Republic of Guatemala (PM and MR-Z); and the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health (ADS, KMY, and RM), and the Department of Sociology (KMY), Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.113.064584DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3798075PMC
November 2013

Associations between serum C-reactive protein and serum zinc, ferritin, and copper in Guatemalan school children.

Biol Trace Elem Res 2012 Aug 22;148(2):154-60. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12011-012-9358-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3734531PMC
August 2012

INCAP Oriente longitudinal study: 40 years of history and legacy.

J Nutr 2010 Feb 23;140(2):397-401. Epub 2009 Dec 23.

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City Zona 11, Guatemala.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/jn.109.114470DOI Listing
February 2010

Some indicators of nutritional status are associated with activity and exploration in infants at risk for vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

J Nutr 2009 Sep 29;139(9):1751-7. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/jn.108.100487DOI Listing
September 2009

Diet scores and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults.

Br J Nutr 2009 Jun 24;101(12):1805-11. Epub 2008 Nov 24.

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, 1462 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S000711450813584XDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3737486PMC
June 2009

Role of zinc in maternal and child mental health.

Am J Clin Nutr 2009 Mar 28;89(3):940S-945S. Epub 2009 Jan 28.

Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.2008.26692CDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2714398PMC
March 2009

Five-year changes in adiposity and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults.

Public Health Nutr 2009 Feb 15;12(2):228-35. Epub 2008 Aug 15.

Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980008003443DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3737485PMC
February 2009

Height for age increased while body mass index for age remained stable between 1968 and 2007 among Guatemalan children.

J Nutr 2009 Feb 17;139(2):365-9. Epub 2008 Dec 17.

Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/jn.108.098343DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2646204PMC
February 2009

Relation of ratio indices of anthropometric measures to obesity in a stunted population.

Am J Hum Biol 2008 Jul-Aug;20(4):446-50

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20762DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3735353PMC
November 2008

Detection of cardio-metabolic risk by BMI and waist circumference among a population of Guatemalan adults.

Public Health Nutr 2008 Oct 20;11(10):1037-45. Epub 2007 Dec 20.

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980007001504DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3730839PMC
October 2008

Activities contributing to energy expenditure among Guatemalan adults.

Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2007 Oct 2;4:48. Epub 2007 Oct 2.

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-4-48DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2082276PMC
October 2007

Prevalent vitamin B-12 deficiency in twelve-month-old Guatemalan infants is predicted by maternal B-12 deficiency and infant diet.

J Nutr 2007 May;137(5):1307-13

Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jn/137.5.1307DOI Listing
May 2007

Occupation is more important than rural or urban residence in explaining the prevalence of metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk in Guatemalan adults.

J Nutr 2007 May;137(5):1314-9

Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1904431PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jn/137.5.1314DOI Listing
May 2007

Exposure to a nutrition supplementation intervention in early childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood: evidence from Guatemala.

Am J Epidemiol 2006 Dec 3;164(12):1160-70. Epub 2006 Oct 3.

Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwj328DOI Listing
December 2006

Anthropometric predictors of body fat as measured by hydrostatic weighing in Guatemalan adults.

Am J Clin Nutr 2006 Apr;83(4):795-802

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, PO Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01011.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/83.4.795DOI Listing
April 2006

Validation of three predictive equations for basal metabolic rate in adults.

Public Health Nutr 2005 Oct;8(7A):1213-28

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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October 2005

Physical activity level, dietary habits, and alcohol and tobacco use among young Guatemalan adults.

Food Nutr Bull 2005 Jun;26(2 Suppl 1):S78-87

Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/15648265050262S108DOI Listing
June 2005

Physical fitness, body composition, blood pressure, and blood metabolic profile among young Guatemalan adults.

Food Nutr Bull 2005 Jun;26(2 Suppl 1):S88-97

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), P.O. Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/15648265050262S109
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/15648265050262S109DOI Listing
June 2005

Comparison of linear growth patterns in the first three years of life across two generations in Guatemala.

Pediatrics 2004 Mar;113(3 Pt 1):e270-5

Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.113.3.e270DOI Listing
March 2004