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National Cholesterol Education Program Versus World Health Organization Metabolic Syndrome in Relation to All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in the San Antonio Heart Study
Background—To assess the utility of clinical definitions of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) to identify individuals with increased cardiovascular risk, we examined the relation between the MetS, usingExpand
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Fueling the obesity epidemic? Artificially sweetened beverage use and long-term weight gain.
We have examined the relationship between artificially sweetened beverage (ASB) consumption and long-term weight gain in the San Antonio Heart Study. From 1979 to 1988, height, weight, and ASBExpand
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The increasing prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy.
The authors review studies published in the past 10 years that examine the prevalence and trends in the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The prevalence of GDM in a population isExpand
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Who returns for postpartum glucose screening following gestational diabetes mellitus?
  • K. Hunt, D. Conway
  • Medicine
  • American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1 April 2008
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of postpartum impaired glucose regulation (IGR) and factors associated with glucose screening following gestational diabetesExpand
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All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among Mexican-American and non-Hispanic White older participants in the San Antonio Heart Study- evidence against the "Hispanic paradox".
The observation that Hispanics have lower all-cause and cardiovascular mortality rates despite increased rates of diabetes and obesity and lower socioeconomic status has been termed the "HispanicExpand
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Analysis of obesity and hyperinsulinemia in the development of metabolic syndrome: San Antonio Heart Study.
OBJECTIVE To use standardized cut-offs of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and fasting insulin levels to predict the development of metabolic disorders and metabolicExpand
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Trend in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its impact on cardiovascular disease incidence: the San Antonio Heart Study.
OBJECTIVE With the current obesity epidemic, one would expect a prevalence increase in the metabolic syndrome. Therefore, in the San Antonio Heart Study, a population-based study with worseningExpand
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Elevated Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Levels in Individuals Who Subsequently Develop Type 2 Diabetes
Objective—We examined whether B-mode ultrasound–detected carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) was elevated before the onset of clinical diabetes. Methods and Results—The study population forExpand
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