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AIM Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common pregnancy condition with long-term complications. We examined the association between inflammatory mediators and early atherosclerosis process by measuring the flow mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery and carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in women with previous GDM (pGDM). MATERIAL AND(More)
Anthropometric and classical biologic markers of malnutrition, such as serum albumin, are limited because they are influenced by nonnutritional factors. We propose that a biologic parameter that both predicts nutritional status and is unaffected by nonnutritional factors would facilitate the diagnosis of malnutrition in the elderly. This cross-sectional(More)
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