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Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum.
TLDR
Pregnancy is a stress test for the thyroid, resulting in hypothyroidism in women with limited thyroidal reserve or iodine deficiency, and postpartum thyroiditis inWomen with underlying Hashimoto’s disease who were euthyroid prior to conception.
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
TLDR
Trends in mean BMI have recently flattened in northwestern Europe and the high-income English-speaking and Asia-Pacific regions for both sexes, southwestern Europe for boys, and central and Andean Latin America for girls, and by contrast, the rise in BMI has accelerated in east and south Asia forboth sexes, and southeast Asia for boys.
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants
TLDR
The posterior probability of meeting the target of halting by 2025 the rise in obesity at its 2010 levels, if post-2000 trends continue, is calculated.
Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
TLDR
The number of adults with raised blood pressure increased from 594 million in 1975 to 1·13 billion in 2015, with the increase largely in low-income and middle-income countries, and the contributions of changes in prevalence versus population growth and ageing to the increase.
Reproducibility and Relative Validity of Food Group Intake in a Food Frequency Questionnaire Developed for the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
TLDR
The semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) developed for the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study was found to be reliable and valid for assessing the intake of several food groups.
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study.
TLDR
A report on the metabolic syndrome from Iran shows a high prevalence of this disorder, and efforts on promoting healthy diets, physical activity, and blood pressure control must be undertaken.
Beneficial Effects of a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Eating Plan on Features of the Metabolic Syndrome
TLDR
The DASH diet can likely reduce most of the metabolic risks in both men and women; the related mechanisms need further study.
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants
TLDR
Age-standardised adult diabetes prevalence in 2014 was lowest in northwestern Europe, and highest in Polynesia and Micronesia, at nearly 25%, followed by Melanesia and the Middle East and north Africa.
High Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in Iranian Adolescents
TLDR
No evidence exists regarding the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents in Middle Eastern countries, and evaluating the prevalence in a representative sample of Iranian adolescents found no evidence of the syndrome.
Islamic Fasting and Health
  • F. Azizi
  • Medicine
    Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • 24 April 2010
TLDR
Although Ramadan fasting is safe for all healthy individuals, those with various diseases should consult their physicians and follow scientific recommendations.
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