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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and
  • Leandra Ziad A Zargar Abdul Niveen M Benjamin Cecilia Robe Abarca-Gómez Abdeen Hamid Abu-Rmeileh Acosta-Cazar, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, M. Ezzati
  • Medicine
    The Lancet
  • 16 December 2017
Correlation between vitamin D3 deficiency and insulin resistance in pregnancy
This study investigates the relation between 25‐hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and insulin resistance in pregnant women and concludes that 1,25‐dihydroxyv vitamin D has a role in the regulation of insulin secretion.
Vitamin D deficiency and causative factors in the population of Tehran
Vitamin D deficiency has a high prevalence in Tehran and supplemental dietary intake seems essential in order to avoid complications of vitamin D deficiency.
Metabolic and endocrinologic complications in beta-thalassemia major: a multicenter study in Tehran
High prevalence of complications among thalassemics signifies the importance of more detailed studies along with therapeutic interventions, and shows significant association with lumbar but not femoral BMD.
The efficacy of Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. (silymarin) in the treatment of type II diabetes: a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled, clinical trial
Investigation of the effects of the herbal medicine, Silybum marianum seed extract (silymarin), which is known to have antioxidant properties on the glycemic profile in diabetic patients found it to have a beneficial effect on improving the gly glucose profile.
The clinical investigation of citrullus colocynthis (L.) schrad fruit in treatment of Type II diabetic patients: a randomized, double blind, placebo‐controlled clinical trial
The results showed a significant decrease in HbA1c and fasting blood glucose levels in C. colocynthis treated patients, which had a beneficial effect on improving the glycemic profile without severe adverse effects in type II diabetic patients.