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diabetes mellitus, lipids, obesity, women, mexico

Carlos Manuel Ortiz-Mendoza, Tania Angélica de-la-Fuente-Vera, Ernesto Pérez-Chávez
INTRODUCTION: According to developed countries' studies, in breast cancer survivors there is a high prevalence of metabolic syndrome; however, in Mexico data is lacking about this issue. GOAL: To explore if metabolic syndrome occurs in Mexican women survivors of breast cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS: At a second-level general hospital, women with breast cancer with a surviving > 2 years were studied. The analysis involved their demographic and anthropometric features, blood pressure measurement, time of surviving, besides fasting blood levels of lipids and glucose...
2014: Medical Archives
Guillermo C Cardoso-Saldaña, Liria Yamamoto-Kimura, Aida Medina-Urrutia, Rosalinda Posadas-Sánchez, Nacú A Caracas-Portilla, Carlos Posadas-Romero
UNLABELLED: aim: To know the metabolic syndrome and its components prevalence in Mexico City adolescents sample. DESIGN: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 772 men and 1078 women, 12 to 16 years old, from 8 randomly selected public junior high schools in Mexico City. METHODS: Anthropometric variables, lipids, lipoproteins, Apo AI and B, glucose and insulin were determined. RESULTS: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome was 12...
January 2010: Archivos de Cardiología de México
Clicerio González-Villalpando, Ruy López-Ridaura, Julio César Campuzano, María Elena González-Villalpando
OBJECTIVE: Examine clinical indicators to evaluate diabetes care in Mexico. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Diabetics (self reported, with therapy) were examined with standardized questionnaires, anthropometry, glucose, lipids and glycohemoglobin. Data were analyzed statistically. RESULTS: There were 2 644 patients, 677 cases without access to medical care (73% women), most lived in rural communities and spoke aboriginal dialect. Prevalence of obesity for private access group was 21...
2010: Salud Pública de México
Nahum Méndez-Sánchez, Norberto C Chavez-Tapia, Daniel Motola-Kuba, Karla Sanchez-Lara, Guadalupe Ponciano-Rodríguez, Héctor Baptista, Martha H Ramos, Misael Uribe
AIM: To establish an association between the presence of metabolic syndrome and the development of gallstone disease. METHODS: We carried out a cross-sectional study in a check-up unit in a university hospital in Mexico City. We enrolled 245 subjects, comprising 65 subjects with gallstones (36 women, 29 men) and 180 controls (79 women and 101 men without gallstones). Body mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, plasma insulin, and serum lipids and lipoproteins levels were measured...
March 21, 2005: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
M Rodríguez-Morán, F Guerrero-Romero
BACKGROUND: This study was undertaken in order to identify the relationships between family history of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in non-diabetic Mexican individuals. METHODS: The design was a cross-sectional, population-based study stratified by age and sex. Participants consisted of 189 non-diabetic volunteers 30-64 years of age, both males and non-pregnant females randomly selected from a middle income neighborhood in Durango, Mexico and distributed into two groups, with and without family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
July 2000: Archives of Medical Research
R D Lindeman, L J Romero, A S Allen, H C Liang, R N Baumgartner, K M Koehler, P J Garry
OBJECTIVE: To compare the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and the effects of various risk factors, including alcohol consumption, on prevalence rates in a randomly selected sample of older Hispanic and non-Hispanic white (NHW) men and women. DESIGN AND SETTING: A cross-sectional study of equal numbers of Hispanic and NHW men and women, selected randomly from Health Care Financing Authority (Medicare) rolls, recruited for a home interview followed by a 4-hour interview/examination in a senior health clinic...
April 1999: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
I G Lerman, A R Villa, C L Martinez, L Cervantes Turrubiatez, C A Aguilar Salinas, B Wong, F J Gómez Pérez, L M Gutierrez Robledo
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of diabetes and examine its association with food intake, anthropometric and metabolic variables, and other coronary risk factors in urban and rural older Mexican populations. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. SETTING: Three Mexican communities (urban areas of medium and low income and a rural area). PARTICIPANTS: A total of 121 men and 223 women aged 60 years and older and 93 men and 180 women aged 35 to 59 years were selected randomly for inclusion in the survey, which was derived from the CRONOS study (Cross-Cultural Research on Nutrition in the Older Adult Study Group) promoted by the European Economic Community...
November 1998: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
C González Villalpando, M P Stern, S Haffner, B Arredondo Pérez, S Martínez Diaz, S Islas Andrade
The insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) is recognized as a harbinger of serious morbidity and high mortality. No published data on the prevalence of the IRS in the Mexican population exist. We estimated the prevalence of the IRS in an area that had 15,532 inhabitants, 3505 (22.6%) of whom were eligible (35-64 years of age, men and non-pregnant women). Interviews were obtained on 2810 (80.2%), a physical and laboratory examination with oral glucose tolerance test, insulin determinations and lipid profile was performed on 2282 individuals, 81...
1995: Archives of Medical Research
L Yamamoto-Kimura, J Zamora-González, S Huerta-Alvarado, A Fajardo-Gutiérrez, G Cardoso-Saldaña, C Posadas-Romero
The present report is a description of the characteristics of a studied population and of the methodology used in a study performed to investigate high blood pressure prevalence and cardiovascular risk factors among the adult population of Mexico City. A cross-sectional study was conducted from January 1991 to March 1992. Random samplings of multiple stages was used and 825 adult subjects were studied in Mexico City. The following measurements were registered: blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), waist-hip ratio (WHR), total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), high density lipoproteins (HDL-C) and low density lipoproteins (LDL-C), lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)), glucose and insulin...
1996: Archives of Medical Research
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