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Obesity in middle age and future risk of dementia: a 27 year longitudinal population based study
Abstract Objective To evaluate any association between obesity in middle age, measured by body mass index and skinfold thickness, and risk of dementia later in life. Design Analysis of prospectiveExpand
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Physical activity patterns in a diverse population of women.
BACKGROUND Demographic and psychosocial correlates of activity in domains other than recreational activity have not been well characterized and may be particularly relevant for health promotionExpand
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The Effect of Sample Size on Estimated Limits for and X Control Charts
The results of this study indicate that charts with subgroups of size n require about 400/(n-1) samples, and X charts require about 300 values to estimate control limits that perform like knownExpand
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Outdoor falls among middle-aged and older adults: a neglected public health problem.
OBJECTIVES Although risk factors for indoor falls among older individuals have been well studied, little is known about the etiology of outdoor falls. We examined risk factors for outdoor falls amongExpand
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A case-control study of screening sigmoidoscopy and mortality from colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND The efficacy of sigmoidoscopic screening in reducing mortality from colorectal cancer remains uncertain. A randomized trial would be ideal for clarifying this issue but is very difficultExpand
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A Pregnancy and Postpartum Lifestyle Intervention in Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Reduces Diabetes Risk Factors
OBJECTIVE To pilot, among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the feasibility of a prenatal/postpartum intervention to modify diet and physical activity similar to the Diabetes PreventionExpand
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Risk of Bladder Cancer Among Diabetic Patients Treated With Pioglitazone
OBJECTIVE Some preclinical in vivo studies and limited human data suggest a possible increased risk of bladder cancer with pioglitazone therapy. This is an interim report of an ongoing cohort studyExpand
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Obesity, health services use, and health care costs among members of a health maintenance organization.
BACKGROUND Obesity is an independent risk factor for a variety of chronic diseases and is therefore a potential source of avoidable excess health care expenditures. Previous studies of obesity andExpand
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Physical activity and changes in weight and waist circumference in midlife women: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation.
Controversy exists regarding the extent to which age, menopausal status, and/or lifestyle behaviors account for the increased weight, fat mass, and central adiposity experienced by midlife women. ToExpand
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Cohort Study of Pioglitazone and Cancer Incidence in Patients With Diabetes
OBJECTIVE To explore whether treatment with pioglitazone was associated with risk of incident cancer at the 10 most common sites (prostate, female breast, lung/bronchus, endometrial, colon,Expand
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