Developmental origin of metabolic syndrome: interaction of thinness at birth and overweight during adult life in Chinese population.

@article{Mi2008DevelopmentalOO,
  title={Developmental origin of metabolic syndrome: interaction of thinness at birth and overweight during adult life in Chinese population.},
  author={Jie Mi and H Cheng and X-y Zhao and D-Q Hou and F-F Chen and K. L. Zhang},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={91-4}
}
In the present study we explore the association between the ponderal index (PI) at birth and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in middle-aged population in China. A total of 975 men and women aged 41-52 years with detailed birth records were followed up and recruited for clinic examinations, involving anthropometry and measurements of blood pressure, fasting… CONTINUE READING