• Publications
  • Influence
Vitamin D deficiency and causative factors in the population of Tehran
BackgroundThere are multiple studies in different countries regarding the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency. These studies showed high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Asian countries. ThisExpand
  • 290
  • 20
A review on the role of antioxidants in the management of diabetes and its complications.
Diabetes is a prevalent systemic disease affecting a significant proportion of the population worldwide. The effects of diabetes are devastating and well documented. There is increasing evidence thatExpand
  • 779
  • 19
Correlation between vitamin D3 deficiency and insulin resistance in pregnancy
The serum level of 25‐hydroxyvitamin D deficiency has long been suspected as a risk factor for glucose intolerance and perhaps 1,25‐dihydroxyvitamin D has a role in the regulation of insulinExpand
  • 246
  • 19
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and pregnancy outcomes in Iranian women.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the prevalence and outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in pregnant Iranian women. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 2,416 women, who were consecutive referralsExpand
  • 95
  • 13
Correlation between testosterone, gonadotropins and prolactin and severity of negative symptoms in male patients with chronic schizophrenia
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between plasma levels of testosterone, FSH, LH and prolactin and the severity of negative symptoms in patients with chronic schizophrenia.Expand
  • 116
  • 8
Metabolic and endocrinologic complications in beta-thalassemia major: a multicenter study in Tehran
BackgroundThe combination of transfusion and chelation therapy has dramatically extended the life expectancy of thalassemic patients. The main objective of this study is to determine the prevalenceExpand
  • 213
  • 8
  • PDF
Psyllium decreased serum glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin significantly in diabetic outpatients.
Psyllium is a bulk-forming laxative and is high in both fiber and mucilage. The beneficial effect of dietary fiber in the management of type II diabetes, has not been totally demonstrated. TheExpand
  • 142
  • 7
Nanoparticles of quaternized chitosan derivatives as a carrier for colon delivery of insulin: ex vivo and in vivo studies.
The aim of the present study was to develop insulin nanoparticulate systems by using chitosan (CS), triethylchitosan (TEC) and dimethyl-ethylchitosan (DMEC, a new quaternized derivative of chitosan)Expand
  • 122
  • 7
New horizons in treatment of osteoporosis
BackgroundPrevalence of osteoporosis is increasing both in developed and developing countries. Due to rapid growth in the burden and cost of osteoporosis, worldwide, it seems reasonable to focus onExpand
  • 90
  • 7
The status of biochemical parameters in varying degrees of vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D (Vit D) is an essential element for the regulation of serum calcium, phosphate, and alkaline phosphatase (Alk Ph). Because the Vit D serum level is not usually measured directly, Vit DExpand
  • 76
  • 7