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OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of iron, zinc and iodide deficiencies in a probabilistic sample of Mexican women and children and explore its association with some dietary and socio-demographic variables. MATERIAL AND METHODS We carried out in 1999 an epidemiological description of iron (percent transferrin saturation, PTS, < 16%), serum zinc (< 65(More)
Aim. Our aim was (1) to determine the frequency of insulin resistance (IR) in patients with Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy (DMD/BMD), (2) to identify deleted exons of DMD gene associated with obesity and IR, and (3) to explore some likely molecular mechanisms leading to IR. Materials and Methods. In 66 patients with DMD/BMD without corticosteroids(More)
BACKGROUND This study was designed to describe the longitudinal changes in the casein and whey fractions and the total and nonprotein nitrogen contents of preterm human milk for the first 10 days postpartum. METHODS Eleven mothers delivering at 30 to 34 weeks of gestation were studied, six throughout the first 10 days and five on the first postpartum day.(More)
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