Strong association between polycythemia and glucose intolerance in older adults living at high altitudes in the Andes.

@article{Okumiya2011StrongAB,
  title={Strong association between polycythemia and glucose intolerance in older adults living at high altitudes in the Andes.},
  author={Kiyohito Okumiya and Ryota L. Sakamoto and Eriko Fukutomi and Yumi Kimura and Yasuko Ishimoto and Wen-ling Chen and Motonao Ishikawa and Reiko Hozo and Kuniaki Otsuka and Kozo Matsubayashi and Taizo Wada and Tetsuya Inamura and Marcela Lazo and Jos{\'e} Enrique Perez Lu and Patricia Jim{\'e}nez Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={
          1971-3
        }
}
  • Kiyohito Okumiya, Ryota L. Sakamoto, +12 authors Patricia Jiménez García
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    Journal of the American…
    2011
  • Medicine
  • smoking cessation is substantial. It is likely that selective attrition due to greater mortality in smokers explains, in part, the observed low prevalence of smoking, but with improved medical care, this survival difference may be decreasing; this sample experienced a change in demographics over time, with an increasing proportion of men in later surveys. Other factors that probably contributed to the low prevalence of smoking include implemented population-level interventions, such as… CONTINUE READING

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