Mileni Vanti Beretta

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Background Anthropometric measurements are used to evaluate the body adiposity distribution. Adiponectin is a protein synthesized by adipose tissue which has an inverse relationship with obesity and insulin resistance. Previous studies demonstrated that low plasma adiponectin levels are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of cardiovascular(More)
BACKGROUND Higher intake of dietary fiber is associated with lower risk of coronary heart disease, the leading cause of mortality among people with type 1 diabetes. The protective effect includes the anti-inflammatory properties of some foods. Population-based studies have shown an inverse association between some nutritional habits and high sensitive(More)
Background The present investigation sought to evaluate the potential association between dietary fiber intake and blood pressure in adult patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). A crosssectional study was carried out in 111 outpatients with T1D from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Patients were predominantly male (56%) and white (88%), with a mean age of 40±10 years,(More)
BACKGROUND Adiponectin is a protein secreted by adipose tissue. It plays a key role in insulin resistance and has anti-inflammatory and anti-atherogenic functions. Changes in diet can influence adiponectin levels. Different dietary interventions, especially those altering fatty acid intake, have been reported as possible mediators of adiponectin levels. (More)
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