Mohammad Reza Bozorgmanesh

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BACKGROUND To estimate the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and combined IFG/IGT in a large urban Iranian population aged > or = 20 years. METHODS The study population included 9,489 participants of the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study with full relevant clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Very few studies have used community-based interventions for primary prevention of Type 2 diabetes, and the direct effect of such interventions on diabetes incidence is relatively unknown. PURPOSE This study aims to assess the effect of lifestyle modification on risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and the development of Type 2(More)
AIMS To examine changes in anthropometric parameters and lipid profiles over a period of 3.6 years in an Iranian adult population according to body mass index (BMI) groups. METHODS Between 1998 and 2001 (phase 1) and 2002 and 2005 (phase 2), 5,618 nondiabetic Iranian adults aged > or =20 years were examined. Analysis of covariance was used to delineate(More)
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