Antonio Brugos-Larumbe

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OBJECTIVE Some evidence suggests that high serum TSH levels are associated with an adverse lipid profile, but this association is not clear when plasma TSH is within the reference range. Nevertheless, these studies have never been conducted in Spain, a country with a strong adherence to the Mediterranean diet. The study aim was to analyse the association(More)
OBJECTIVE In the last few years a number of studies have found that metformin has a thyrotropin (TSH)-lowering effect in patients with type 2 diabetes (DM2) and that this effect disappears after discontinuation of the drug. Initial studies were carried out in hypothyroid patients on levothyroxine (LT4) treatment. However, this effect was observed only when(More)
BACKGROUND Overweight and obesity are major causes of comorbidities which can lead to further morbidity and mortality. The main objective of the present study was to estimate the comorbidity associated with obesity in 40,010 patients attending Primary Health Care Centres in Navarra. METHODS It is a descriptive cross-sectional study. The association of(More)
OBJECTIVE Assess compliance with the IDF recommendations for patients with Diabetes Type2 (DM2), and its variability, by groups of doctors and nurses who provide primary care services in Navarre (Spain). MATERIALS AND METHODOLOGIES A cross-sectional study of a population of 462,568 inhabitants, aged ≥18 years in 2013, attended by 381 units of doctor/nurse(More)
BACKGROUND The association between body mass index (BMI) and depression is complex and controversial. The present study examined the relationship between BMI and new-onset depression during 7 years of follow-up in 20,212 adult women attending Primary Health Care Centres in Navarra, Spain. METHODS The Atención Primaria de Navarra (APNA) study is a dynamic(More)
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