Elizheeba Christie Abraham

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OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of age and the natural menopause on the postprandial triacylglycerol (TAG) response in healthy women. METHODS AND RESULTS Thirty-seven premenopausal and sixty-one postmenopausal women underwent a sequential meal postprandial investigation, in which blood samples were taken at regular intervals after a test breakfast and(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore associations of early infant feeding with (i) eating patterns in the second year of life and (ii) weight status in the fourth year of life in a prospective cohort of children in Scotland. DESIGN Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) longitudinal birth cohort study (2005-2008). SETTING Scotland, UK. SUBJECTS Children aged 9-12 months (n(More)
Although apolipoprotein A-V (apoA-V) polymorphisms have been consistently associated with fasting triglyceride (TG) levels, their impact on postprandial lipemia remains relatively unknown. In this study, we investigate the impact of two common apoA-V polymorphisms (-1131 T>C and S19W) and apoA-V haplotypes on fasting and postprandial lipid metabolism in(More)
BACKGROUND Limited data exist that explore the association between exclusive breastfeeding and dietary behaviors related to key food choices in later infancy. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine the relationship between exclusive breastfeeding at 3 months with age of starting complementary feeding and key complementary feeding data collected at 8 to 10(More)
AIMS/INTRODUCTION Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as 'carbohydrate intolerance of varying degrees of severity with onset or first recognition during pregnancy,' and is associated with increased fetal and maternal risks. The aims of the present study were to investigate the prevalence of GDM in Scotland over 32 years (1981-2012), and using the(More)
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