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OBJECTIVE Children born large for gestational age (LGA) are prone to develop insulin resistance later in life. One factor that affects insulin sensitivity is the hormone adiponectin. The aim of this(More)
OBJECTIVE Insulin resistance has been linked to intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR); adiponectin is a protein with insulin-sensitizing properties. This study was designed to test whether being(More)
Late preterm infants may have impaired early growth. The role of circulating insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) in the regulation of postnatal growth of these infants is unclear. The aim of the study(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate prospectively the influence of nutrition on certain factors which may inhibit or promote nephrocalcinosis in two groups of preterm infants, receiving total(More)