Michael Pereira da Silva

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS The aim of this meta-analysis was to determine the relationship between HbA(1c) levels and subsequent cardiovascular outcomes in individuals without diabetes. METHODS We searched Medline, Embase and Scopus from initiation of the study until the end of 2009. One reviewer searched and another verified findings. Data were extracted by one(More)
BACKGROUND Arterial hypertension is a major public health problem and has increased considerably in young individuals in past years. Thus, identifying factors associated with this condition is important to guide intervention strategies in this population. OBJECTIVE To determine high blood pressure prevalence and its associated factors in adolescents. (More)
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