Nooshin Poorsoltan

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BACKGROUND Since both dietary carbohydrate and fatty acids separately affect carbohydrate metabolism, how dietary macronutrients distribution may have different effects on carbohydrate metabolism pathways and regulation of blood glucose especially in diabetic patients. METHODS In this cross-sectional study 750 type 2 diabetic patients (261 men and 489(More)
BACKGROUND No comprehensive study has been conducted on risk factors of sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to consider all possible influencing variables including hormonal, physical and, psychological status, socioeconomic status, and dietary intake to get more accurate and reliable results. (More)
BACKGROUND Ramadan fasting is associated with some lifestyle changes. A lack of nutritional needs knowledge or the improper performance of fasting, particularly in relation to time, type and amount of food intake, can cause disorders such as indigestion, bloating, constipation, headaches and other clinical problems. OBJECTIVES To investigate the general(More)
BACKGROUND Some variability for dietary pattern analysis due to subjective procedures (e.g. arbitrary food categorization and number of factors extraction) was reported. The aim of this study was to present or design a new approach to challenge the conventional dietary pattern analysis through new classification of dietary patterns according to the(More)
BACKGROUND There has been no data on population based dietary patterns during the Ramadan fasting month. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to detect Ramadan major dietary patterns among those who fast in Tehran. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study included 600 subjects, aged 18-65 with body mass index (BMI) of 18.5-40, who had(More)
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