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A Risk Score for Predicting Incident Diabetes in the Thai Population A table elsewhere in this issue shows conventional and Système International (SI) units and conversion factors for many
OBJECTIVE—The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a risk score to predict people at high risk of diabetes in Thailand. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS—A Thai cohort of 2,677 individuals,Expand
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The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in a Southeast Asian cohort.
US adults with metabolic syndrome, as defined by National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) criteria, have been shown to be at increased risk of chronic kidneyExpand
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Prognostic effect of mean platelet volume in patients with coronary artery disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Large platelets with high haemostatic activity may lead to increased platelet aggregation.. Mean platelet volume (MPV), an indicator of platelet reactivity, may emerge as a prognostic marker inExpand
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Cohort profile: the electricity generating authority of Thailand study.
During the past 30–40 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially in developing countries. The change from an agricultural to anExpand
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Abdominal Obesity and Coronary Heart Disease in Thai Men
Objective: To determine the association of four simple anthropometric indices with coronary heart disease (CHD) in Thai men, and to determine the optimal cut‐off points for each index in theExpand
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CHA₂DS₂-VASc scores predict mortality after hospitalization for atrial fibrillation.
OBJECTIVE The outcome of patients hospitalized for atrial fibrillation (AF) is relatively poor. We sought to determine the mortality rate and predictors of mortality following hospitalization for AFExpand
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Long-term effects of socioeconomic status on incident hypertension and progression of blood pressure
Objective: Few data have linked socioeconomic status (SES) to incident hypertension, and little information on the relationship between SES and hypertension are available from developing countries.Expand
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The impact of different GFR estimating equations on the prevalence of CKD and risk groups in a Southeast Asian cohort using the new KDIGO guidelines
BackgroundRecently, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) group recommended that patients with CKD should be assigned to stages and composite relative risk groups according to GFR (G)Expand
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Serum uric acid levels in relation to bone-related phenotypes in men and women.
Serum uric acid levels have recently been found to be associated with bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly males. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship betweenExpand
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Arterial stiffness contributes to coronary artery disease risk prediction beyond the traditional risk score (RAMA-EGAT score)
Objectives The traditional risk score (RAMA-EGAT) has been shown to be an accurate scoring system for predicting coronary artery disease (CAD). Arterial stiffness measured by the cardio–ankleExpand
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