Sandra Roberta Gouveia Ferreira

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OBJECTIVE The relationship among body fat distribution, blood pressure, serum leptin levels, and insulin resistance was investigated in hypertensive obese women with central distribution of fat. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES We studied 74 hypertensive women (age, 49.8 +/- 7.5 years; body mass index, 39.1 +/- 5.5 kg/m(2); waist-to-hip ratio, 0.96 +/-(More)
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