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The worldwide epidemiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus—present and future perspectives
Over the past three decades, the number of people with diabetes mellitus has more than doubled globally, making it one of the most important public health challenges to all nations. Type 2 diabetesExpand
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The metabolic syndrome: a global public health problem and a new definition.
The constellation of metabolic abnormalities including centrally distributed obesity, decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), elevated triglycerides, elevated blood pressure (BP), andExpand
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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, +1,022 authors M. Ezzati
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 16 December 2017
Summary Background Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwideExpand
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Diabetes: a 21st century challenge.
The number of people with diabetes worldwide has more than doubled during the past 20 years. One of the most worrying features of this rapid increase is the emergence of type 2 diabetes in children,Expand
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AUSDRISK: an Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool based on demographic, lifestyle and simple anthropometric measures
Objective: To develop and validate a diabetes risk assessment tool for Australia based on demographic, lifestyle and simple anthropometric measures.
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Glycemic control and excess mortality in type 1 diabetes.
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Television Viewing Time and Mortality: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
Background— Television viewing time, the predominant leisure-time sedentary behavior, is associated with biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk, but its relationship with mortality has not been studied.Expand
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Risk of Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Individuals With Diabetes Mellitus, Impaired Fasting Glucose, and Impaired Glucose Tolerance: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle Study
Background— Diabetes mellitus increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality. The relationship between milder elevations of blood glucose and mortality is less clear. ThisExpand
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Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its determinants in Australian adults aged 25 years and older: a national, population‐based study
Objective  Vitamin D deficiency is recognized as a global public health problem, but the population‐based prevalence of deficiency and its determinants in Australian adults is not known. This studyExpand
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The cost of overweight and obesity in Australia
Objective: To assess and compare health care costs for normal‐weight, overweight and obese Australians.
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