Increased blood pressure in adolescents of low socioeconomic status with short stature

@article{Fernandes2003IncreasedBP,
  title={Increased blood pressure in adolescents of low socioeconomic status with short stature},
  author={Maria Teresa Bechere Fernandes and R. M. C. C. Sesso and Paula Andr{\'e}a Shinzato Ferreira Martins and Ana Lydia Sawaya},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={435-439}
}
The nutritional programming hypothesis, which has been studied since the 1970s, proposes that intrauterine undernutrition continuing during the first years of life causes permanent metabolic disorders. These alterations are amplified with time, depending on the quality of the diet and on environmental factors. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to detect blood pressure alterations in teenagers with nutritional deficit. The study sample consisted of 53 adolescents living in shantytowns… CONTINUE READING

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