Turner syndrome and metabolic derangements: another example of fetal programming.

  title={Turner syndrome and metabolic derangements: another example of fetal programming.},
  author={Alexandre Duarte Baldin and Adriana Aparecida Siviero-Miachon and Tatiana Fabbri and Sofia Helena Valente de Lemos-Marini and Angela Maria Spinola-Castro and Maria Tereza Matias Baptista and Lilia Freire Rodrigues D'Souza-Li and Andr{\'e} Moreno Morcillo and Andr{\'e}a Trevas Maciel-Guerra and Gil Guerra-J{\'u}nior},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={88 2},
BACKGROUND AND AIM Turner syndrome (TS) patients have an increased risk of weight gain and metabolic syndrome. To date, it is unknown what factors are involved in this metabolic process, even though it is recognized that TS patients are frequently born small-for-gestational age. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between lipid and glucose profiles with being overweight and birth weight and length in TS patients. STUDY DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS AND… CONTINUE READING
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