Joanna M. Stewart

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Low serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D3 (vitamin D3) is known to perturb cellular function in many tissues, including the endocrine pancreas, which are involved in obesity and type II diabetes mellitus (TIIDM). Vitamin D3 insufficiency has been linked to obesity, whether obesity is assessed by body mass index (BMI) or waist circumference (waist). Central obesity,(More)
This study examines the effects of probucol (1 g/day) on the plasma concentration, composition, and metabolism of low and high density lipoproteins (LDL and HDL) in eleven hyperlipidemic subjects, (seven Type II and four Type IV). The drug lowered plasma cholesterol in the Type II patients by 11% (P < 0.02) without affecting triglyceride. Both LDL and HDL(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe dietary intake and eating behaviours of obese children and adolescents, and also to determine how these differ in Indigenous versus non-Indigenous children at enrolment in an obesity programme. METHODS Baseline dietary intake and eating behaviour records were assessed from those enrolled in a clinical(More)
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