J Res Med Sci 2016 8;21:26. Epub 2016 Apr 8.
Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Social Development & Health Promotion Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
Nutrition 2021 Jun 7;91-92:111386. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University. Electronic address:
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between dietary patterns and the risk of sarcopenic obesity (SO) in community-dwelling elderly people.Methods: SO was defined as the coexistence of sarcopenia and obesity. Participants with low skeletal muscle index, low muscle strength, or low physical performance were diagnosed with sarcopenia, whereas obesity was defined as waist circumference ≥85 cm in men and ≥80 cm in women. Read More
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Background: The prevalence of both asthma and early onset diabetes is on the rise, however the association between them remains unclear. We examined a possible association of asthma at adolescence with type 2 diabetes in young adulthood.Methods: This is a nationwide, population-based study of 1,718,541 Israeli adolescents (59% males; mean age 17. Read More
Front Med (Lausanne) 2021 5;8:676979. Epub 2021 Jul 5.
Valley AIDS Council, Harlingen, TX, United States.
The Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in South Texas has one of the highest prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the United States (US). We report for the first time the T2D prevalence in persons with HIV (PWH) in the RGV and the interrelationship between T2D, cardiometabolic risk factors, HIV-related indices, and antiretroviral therapies (ART). The PWH in this study received medical care at Valley AIDS Council (VAC) clinic sites located in Harlingen and McAllen, Texas. Read More
Front Public Health 2021 5;9:645739. Epub 2021 Jul 5.
Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas Del Noreste, Instituto Mexicano Del Seguro Social, Monterrey, Mexico.
Despite the social distancing and mobility restriction measures implemented for susceptible people around the world, infections and deaths due to COVID-19 continued to increase, even more so in the first months of 2021 in Mexico. Thus, it is necessary to find risk groups that can benefit from more aggressive preventive measures in a high-density population. This is a case-control study of suspected COVID-19 patients from Nuevo León, Mexico. Read More
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 29;12:681649. Epub 2021 Jun 29.
Endocrine and Metabolic Research, Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine (UMIB), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Background: Obesity is a major risk factor for dysglycemic disorders, including type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, there is wide phenotypic variation in metabolic profiles. Tissue-specific epigenetic modifications could be partially accountable for the observed phenotypic variability. Read More