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Serum levels of immunoglobulins in an adult population and their relationship with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE Some studies have found patients with diabetes had an impaired humoral immune response. Immunoglobulins provide key information on the humoral immune status. But few population-basedExpand
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Dietary patterns are associated with depressive symptoms among Chinese adults: a case–control study with propensity score matching
PurposePrevious studies have indicated that consumption of particular foods or nutrients is associated with depressive symptoms, but little is known about the role of overall dietary patterns inExpand
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Affective disorders, especially depressive symptoms, bring such a burden to mortality and morbidity that they are associated with physical and psychological health and quality of life. Nuts, aExpand
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Increased serum ferritin levels are independently related to incidence of prediabetes in adult populations.
AIM To comprehensively and exhaustively assess the relationship between serum ferritin levels and incidence of prediabetes in a prospective study. METHODS This prospective cohort study (n=7380)Expand
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Red cell distribution width is associated with hemoglobin A1C elevation, but not glucose elevation.
  • X. Bao, Min Wan, +19 authors K. Niu
  • Medicine
  • Journal of diabetes and its complications
  • 1 October 2017
AIMS To investigate the association between red cell distribution width (RDW) and elevation of glucose/glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). METHODS An analysis was conducted using data from a prospectiveExpand
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Soft drinks consumption is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease independent of metabolic syndrome in Chinese population
PurposeExcessive consumption of soft drinks is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, the association between soft drinks consumption and NAFLD is unclear in non-CaucasianExpand
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The association between immunoglobulin concentrations and prediabetes prevalence in a large Chinese cohort.
AIMS Prediabetes has received public attention owing to the increasing prevalence worldwide. Mounting evidence has indicated that inflammation directly contributed to the etiology of glucoseExpand
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The Relationship Between Thyroid Function and the Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Euthyroid Subjects
  • Y. Gu, H. Li, +22 authors K. Niu
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
  • 1 December 2016
Purpose: Thyroid hormones (THs) are primarily responsible for the regulation of energy balance and metabolism, suggesting that TH levels may contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitusExpand
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Validity of Proxy Data Obtained by Different Psychological Autopsy Information Reconstruction Techniques
  • L. Fang, J. Zhang
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of international medical research
  • 1 June 2010
Two informants were interviewed for each of 416 living controls (individuals sampled from the normal population) interviewed in a Chinese case–control psychological autopsy study. The validity ofExpand
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Increased serum ferritin levels are independently associated with carotid atherosclerosis in women.
Previous studies have supported the theory that there is a positive association between ferritin and carotid atherosclerosis in Western people. Diet plays an important role in determining serumExpand
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