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OBJECTIVE The International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) recently proposed new criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). We compared prevalence(More)
BACKGROUND The difference in diabetes susceptibility by ethnic background is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to assess the association between adiposity and diabetes in four ethnic(More)
BACKGROUND The aim was to assess the construct validity characteristics of an adapted version of the long International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-L) and report seasonal variations in(More)
Objective:In a multi-ethnic population-based study, we investigate the change in indicators of adiposity (being weight gain and gain of total fat, truncal fat and mean skinfold thickness) from early(More)
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and obesity may cause adverse pregnancy outcomes for mothers and offspring. We have set up a research programme to identify predictors for GDM and fetal(More)
BACKGROUND Conducting process evaluations of health promoting interventions, and measuring the effectiveness of specific intervention components, may help in the understanding of program failure or(More)
The aim was to indirectly validate two short postal questionnaires measuring leisure-time physical activity (LPA) by comparing the answers with serum lipids and anthropometric measurements. Methods(More)