Shengquan Mi

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IMPORTANCE Noncommunicable chronic diseases have become the leading causes of mortality and disease burden worldwide. OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of diabetes and glycemic control in the Chinese adult population. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Using a complex, multistage, probability sampling design, we conducted a cross-sectional survey(More)
Lanzhou is among the most seriously air-polluted cities in China as a whole, due to its unique topography, climate, industrial structure and so on. We studied the relationship between different air pollution and respiratory hospitalizations from 2001 to 2005, the total of respiratory hospital admissions were 28,057. The data were analyzed using Poisson(More)
Calcineurin B subunit (CnB) is the regulatory subunit of calcineurin (Cn), a Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent serine/threonine protein phosphatase. It has been reported that mice deleting the CnB gene lose nearly all Cn activity and show poor tolerance to cardiac stress; CnB gene expression is downregulated in the hearts of rats that have suffered(More)
Context In China, data on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome have been rare recently. Objective The objective of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components in 2010. Design, Setting, and Participants The study covered all 31 provinces of mainland China and consisted of a nationally representative population sample(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to evaluate the performance of plasma glucose (PG) and HbA1c for the detection of diabetes in the general population in China. METHODS A cross-sectional analysis was conducted in a nationally representative sample of 98,658 Chinese adults aged ≥18 years. Fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c levels were measured in(More)
Exposure-response relationship between particulate matter less than 10 μm in diameter (PM10) and human health in different seasons from 2001 to 2005 was examined based on hospital admissions data of respiratory system diseases from four major hospitals in Lanzhou, China. To quantify associations of respiratory system diseases with multiple air pollutants(More)
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