Farhad Hosseinpanah

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BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global public health threat, associated with an alarming increase in morbidity and mortality. The importance is the worldwide increase in its incidence and prevalence. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, we estimate the prevalence and determine the associated factors of chronic kidney disease in a(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of the Iranian version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ 4.0 (PedsQL™ 4.0) Generic Core Scales in adolescents After linguistic validation, the Iranian version of the PedsQL™ 4.0 was completed by 848 healthy and 26 chronically ill adolescents aged 13–18 years and their(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS In this study, broccoli sprout powder (BSP), a good source of bioactive components, was used as supplementary treatment in type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS This randomized clinical trial included 81 patients with type 2 diabetes. Participants were randomly assigned to consume 10g/d BSP (group A), 5g/d BSP (group B), or the placebo(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the heavy burden and impact of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in reproduction and public health, estimates regarding its prevalence at community levels are limited. We aimed to ascertain prevalence of PCOS in a community based sample using the National Institute of Health (NIH), the Rotterdam consensus (Rott.) and the Androgen(More)
In this community-based study, 6,215 subjects aged ≥30 years (43% men, mean age 47 years) free of cardiovascular disease (CVD) at baseline were followed for a mean of 8.1 years to assess risk for CVD stratified by body mass index and dysmetabolic status. Participants were stratified by body mass index categories (18.5 to 24.9 kg/m² = normal, 25 to 29.9(More)
OBJECTIVE Epidemiological data on the association between different aspects of adiposity and the risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a cohort are limited. We compared the independent power of waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and body mass index (BMI) in predicting CKD in a large cohort of adults. DESIGN This was a population-based(More)
To examine, the predictors of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a community-based cohort of Middle East population, during a mean follow-up of 9.9 years. In a sample of 3313 non-CKD Iranian adults ≥20 years the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) was calculated at baseline and at three year intervals during three consecutive phases. The eGFR(More)
AIMS Vitamin D deficiency is considered as a risk factor in cardiometabolic disorders, including cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. We have investigated the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on glucose homeostasis in healthy overweight and obese women. METHODS In a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Inadequate radiation or insufficient cutaneous absorption of UVB is one of the cardinal causes of vitamin D deficiency. The aim of this study is to determine whether air pollution and low ground level of ultra-violet B light (UVB; 290-315) can deteriorate the body vitamin D status in healthy women. METHODS In this cross sectional study 200,(More)