One-year follow-up changes in weight are associated with changes in blood pressure in young Mexican adults.

@article{Andrade2012OneyearFC,
  title={One-year follow-up changes in weight are associated with changes in blood pressure in young Mexican adults.},
  author={Flavia Cristina Drumond Andrade and Itzel Vazquez-Vidal and Tim R Flood and Celia Aradillas-Garc{\'i}a and Juan Manuel Vargas-Morales and Eduardo Medina-Cerda and Margarita Teran-Garcia},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 6},
  pages={
          535-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Increasing overweight and obesity rates in Mexico have been associated with increases in mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study assessed changes in body mass index (BMI) and body weight over 1 year, and explored whether these were associated with changes in CVD risk factors of blood pressure and fasting glucose in a cohort of young Mexican adults. STUDY DESIGN Longitudinal data were obtained from a cohort of young Mexican adults applying to college. METHODS Data… CONTINUE READING
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