Nikos Galiatsatos

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of adherence to Mediterranean diet on serum uric acid (UA) levels in elderly individuals, without known cardiovascular disease. METHODS During 2009, 281 females (75±6 years old) and 257 males (75±7 years old) permanent inhabitants of the island, were voluntarily enrolled. A diet score that(More)
Background. The aim was to examine the association of depressive symptoms with fish eating habits, in elderly individuals. Methods. From June to October of 2009, we studied 330 men and 343 women, aged 65 to 100 years, permanent inhabitants of Ikaria Island. Among several characteristics, depression was assessed with the Geriatric Depression scale (GDS range(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this work was to evaluate the correlation between the amount of weekly fish intake and kidney function as measured by creatinine clearance (CCr) rate among elderly inhabitants of Ikaria Island, a place that has been related to an increased rate of longevity. METHODS From June to October of 2009, 673 males and females, aged 65-100(More)
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