Tülin Ayşe Özden

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OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the zinc status of mothers and their infants attending a well-child clinic. METHODS Blood and hair samples were collected from infants and their mothers at 2nd, 6th,12th month after delivery. Information on infant and their mothers' dietary habits was gathered. RESULTS Of all infants and their(More)
INTRODUCTION Being born large for gestational age (LGA) is a risk factor for development of metabolic syndrome (MS) in adolescents and adults. OBJECTIVE To evaluate prepubertal children born idiopathic LGA to non-obese mothers without gestational diabetes or glucosuria with respect to the presence of MS antecedents. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of hypo- and euthyroid status on serum cystatin C (CysC) levels in children and to explore whether CysC can be used as a marker of the thyroid status. METHODS Twenty five patients with hypothyroidism (10M, 15F; mean age:8.7±4.9 years) and 21 healhty age-matched controls (9M, 12F; mean age:(More)
BACKGROUND Essential micronutrients are important for maintenance of life. Deficiency of micronutrients is more likely to be encountered in children, and women studies are required to investigate the status of micronutrients in children and women. This study aimed to longitudinally evaluate changes in zinc, copper, and iron levels in breastfed infants and(More)
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