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Waist circumference (WC) is a useful measure for identifying children at higher risk of complications related with abdominal fat. We determined the magnitude of central adiposity, single and combinedExpand
BACKGROUND Conclusive evidence has yet to emerge regarding the association between markers of hyperinsulinemia and breast cancer. We determined the effect of insulin resistance (IR) on breast cancerExpand
OBJECTIVE To determine nutritional risk factors in a population of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PT). MATERIAL AND METHODS During 1997, one-hundred and eighty-five patients with PT wereExpand
OBJECTIVE To evaluate if type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) constitutes a prognostic factor for death and severe disability in patients with aneurysm clipping after subarachnoid hemorrhage (ASH), in anExpand
BACKGROUND Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children under 5 years can be affected by type of anthropometric indicator and selected threshold values. We assessed variation on estimatesExpand
OBJECTIVE One of the biggest challenges of the Mexican Health System is to get results of the treatment goals in diabetic patients, which can be frustrated by physician and patient's attitudes. TheExpand
INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is an important public health problem. Some countries have achieved a downward trend while in others, continues ascending. In México, information on incidence and age atExpand
BACKGROUND Integrated programs make the task of concentrating preventive actions for specific groups easier. However, health services must firstly be accessible, an essential condition for theExpand