Cardiometabolic Health in Adults Born Premature With Extremely Low Birth Weight.

@article{Morrison2016CardiometabolicHI,
  title={Cardiometabolic Health in Adults Born Premature With Extremely Low Birth Weight.},
  author={Katherine M Morrison and Laura Ramsingh and Elizabeth Gunn and David Iloyd Streiner and Ryan J. Van Lieshout and Michael H. Boyle and Hertzel C. Gerstein and Louis A. Schmidt and Saroj Saigal},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={138 4}
}
BACKGROUND Young adults born with extreme prematurity have increased blood pressure and insulin resistance. This study documents their metabolic health as they enter their fourth decade of life. The study objective was to compare body composition, glycemia, lipid levels, and blood pressure in adults born with extremely low birth weight (ELBW) versus age- and sex- matched normal birth weight (NBW) control subjects and to examine related previous and current exposures. METHODS The study… CONTINUE READING