Fereidoun Azizi

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Publications

  1. ncbi Views of Iranian medical journal editors on medical research publication
    Arash Etemadi
    Endocrine Research Center and the International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi Med J 25:S29-33. 2004
  2. ncbi Dietary diversity score in adolescents - a good indicator of the nutritional adequacy of diets: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:56-60. 2004
  3. ncbi Better dietary adherence and weight maintenance achieved by a long-term moderate-fat diet
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Nutr 97:399-404. 2007
  4. doi Seasonal variation of neonatal transient hyperthyrotropinemia in Tehran province, 1998-2005
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Taleghani Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Chronobiol Int 27:1854-69. 2010
  5. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors in an Iranian urban population: Tehran lipid and glucose study (phase 1)
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
    Soz Praventivmed 47:408-26. 2002
  6. ncbi Sustainable control of iodinedeficiency in Iran: beneficial results of the implementation of the mandatory law on salt iodization
    F Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:409-13. 2002
  7. ncbi Dietary diversity score and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:728-36. 2006
  8. ncbi Familial aggregation of the metabolic syndrome: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University M C, Tehran, I R Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 54:189-96. 2009
  9. ncbi Clustering of metabolic abnormalities in adolescents with the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:36-46; quiz 183-4. 2006
  10. ncbi Metabolic risks in individuals with normal body mass index and normal waist circumference
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:200-7. 2007

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  1. ncbi Views of Iranian medical journal editors on medical research publication
    Arash Etemadi
    Endocrine Research Center and the International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi Med J 25:S29-33. 2004
    ..Medical journal editors play an important role in optimizing research publication. This study evaluates the views of Iranian medical journal editors, and their knowledge of medical publication standards...
  2. ncbi Dietary diversity score in adolescents - a good indicator of the nutritional adequacy of diets: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:56-60. 2004
    ..There was a significant and positive correlation between DDS and most of the nutrient adequacy ratios (NARs). It is concluded that DDS is an appropriate method to evaluate nutrient intake adequacy in this group of adolescents...
  3. ncbi Better dietary adherence and weight maintenance achieved by a long-term moderate-fat diet
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Nutr 97:399-404. 2007
    ..Better dietary adherence with the moderate-fat diet may be the reason for its successful effects...
  4. doi Seasonal variation of neonatal transient hyperthyrotropinemia in Tehran province, 1998-2005
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Taleghani Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Chronobiol Int 27:1854-69. 2010
    ..THT occurs significantly more in winter than in other seasons, and this suggests a possible role for time-varying factor(s) contributing to its seasonal preponderance...
  5. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors in an Iranian urban population: Tehran lipid and glucose study (phase 1)
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
    Soz Praventivmed 47:408-26. 2002
    ..Coronary artery disease is becoming more prevalent in developing countries, particularly in urban areas. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Tehran urban population...
  6. ncbi Sustainable control of iodinedeficiency in Iran: beneficial results of the implementation of the mandatory law on salt iodization
    F Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:409-13. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi Dietary diversity score and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:728-36. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between dietary diversity score (DDS) and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults...
  8. ncbi Familial aggregation of the metabolic syndrome: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University M C, Tehran, I R Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 54:189-96. 2009
    ..Familial aggregation of the metabolic syndrome has been reported in some nations. The aim of this study was to evaluate familial aggregation of the metabolic syndrome in Tehranian families...
  9. ncbi Clustering of metabolic abnormalities in adolescents with the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:36-46; quiz 183-4. 2006
    ..It remains unknown whether the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype, an appropriate screening tool in adults, can also be used to screen for metabolic abnormalities in adolescents...
  10. ncbi Metabolic risks in individuals with normal body mass index and normal waist circumference
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:200-7. 2007
    ..Risk of cardiovascular diseases increases in Asian adults within the normal limits of body mass index and waist circumference...
  11. doi Intrafamilial associations of lipid profiles and the role of nutrition: the Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 52:68-73. 2008
    ..The role of gene and environment in the genesis of abnormal lipid profile is still a controversial issue...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in Iranian adolescents
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Prev Med 30:52-8. 2006
    ..No evidence exists regarding the prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in adolescents. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of this phenotype in a representative sample of Tehranian adolescents...
  13. ncbi Dietary diversity within food groups: an indicator of specific nutrient adequacy in Tehranian women
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran IR, Iran
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:354-61. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between dietary diversity within food groups and dietary diversity score and the probability of nutrient adequacy in Tehranian women...
  14. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors in the elderly: the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshi University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:65-73. 2003
    ..Because the proportion of elderly individuals in the population is on the rise, this study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among the Tehran urban elderly population...
  15. ncbi Predictors of cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adolescents: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:307-12. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the major health and social problems in Iran. The aim of this study is to determine the predictors of CVD risk factors in adolescents residing in district 13 of Tehran...
  16. ncbi Likelihood of having isolated postchallenge hyperglycemia in an Iranian urban population
    Farhad Hosseinpanah
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:490-6. 2008
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  17. ncbi Particle size of LDL is affected by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) step II diet in dyslipidaemic adolescents
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Nutr 98:134-9. 2007
    ..4) v. 0.1 (sd 0.4) nanometer, P < 0.001). HDL particle size did not change significantly. NCEP step II diet had a favourable effect on the LDL particle size. The related mechanism needs to be studied in future experimental designs...
  18. doi Prevalence of hypo- and hypermagnesemia in an Iranian urban population
    Leila Syedmoradi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Hum Biol 38:150-5. 2011
    ..Although magnesium deficiency and excess is associated with a variety of medical conditions, the prevalence of hypo- and hypermagnesemia have not been reported in an Iranian urban population...
  19. ncbi Dairy consumption is inversely associated with the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:523-30. 2005
    ..Although previous studies showed some benefits from dairy consumption with respect to obesity and insulin resistance syndrome, epidemiologic data on the association between dairy intakes and metabolic syndrome are sparse...
  20. ncbi Under-reporting of energy intake affects estimates of nutrient intakes
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:459-64. 2006
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  21. ncbi Trends in overweight, obesity and central fat accumulation among Tehranian adults between 1998-1999 and 2001-2002: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:3-8. 2005
    ..Recent estimates show the prevalence of obesity to be increasing at alarming rates. This study was conducted to examine trends of prevalence in overweight, obesity and central fat accumulation among Tehranian adults between 1998 and 2002...
  22. ncbi Correlates of under- and over-reporting of energy intake in Tehranians: body mass index and lifestyle-related factors
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:54-9. 2005
    ..01). The results showed a high prevalence of misreporting of energy intake in Tehran. This phenomenon is related to age, obesity and smoking habits...
  23. doi Combined effects of saturated fat and cholesterol intakes on serum lipids: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute of Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Nutrition 25:526-31. 2009
    ..This study investigated the combined effect of saturated fat and cholesterol intake on serum lipids among Tehranian adults...
  24. doi Comparison of anthropometric and biochemical indices of adolescents born during and after the Iran-Iraq war; Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Azra Ramezankhani
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute of Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:27-31. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare anthropometric and biochemical indices of adolescent boys and girls born during and after the Iran-Iraq war...
  25. ncbi Blood pressure measures and electrocardiogram-defined myocardial infarction in an Iranian population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose study
    Arash Ghanbarian
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:71-5. 2004
    ..Systolic blood pressure is a better predictor for pulse pressure than diastolic blood pressure in both normotensive and hypertensive populations with or without ECG-defined MI...
  26. doi Natural course of thyroid disease profile in a population in nutrition transition: Tehran Thyroid Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:418-23. 2013
    ..Therefore, we aimed to assess the natural course of thyroid disease in Tehranians, a population in nutrition transition...
  27. ncbi Diet composition and body mass index in Tehranian adults
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:224-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, energy from fat was found to be independently and positively associated with obesity in adults. No other association was observed between energy from protein and carbohydrate with BMI...
  28. ncbi High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Iranian adolescents
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:377-82. 2006
    ..No evidence exists regarding the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents in Middle Eastern countries. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of Iranian adolescents...
  29. ncbi Dietary quality-adherence to the dietary guidelines in Tehranian adolescents: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:195-200. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the diets of most Tehranian adolescents need improvement, demonstrating the need for nutrition education in this age group...
  30. ncbi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Iranian adult population, concordance between the IDF with the ATPIII and the WHO definitions
    Azadeh Zabetian
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:251-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of this syndrome using the IDF definition among Iranian adults and to compare it with the prevalence estimated using the two other definitions...
  31. ncbi A prospective study of determinants of the metabolic syndrome in adults
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Research Institute for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:567-73. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate determinants of the metabolic syndrome in adults in a prospective study...
  32. ncbi Is there an independent association between waist-to-hip ratio and cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese women?
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R, Iran
    Int J Cardiol 101:39-46. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi Estimation of energy requirements for adults: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:193-200. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to determine the energy intake of adult residents of district 13 of Tehran and compare the results with their energy requirements...
  34. ncbi Evaluation of the impact of an iodine supplementation programme on severely iodine-deficient schoolchildren with hypothyroidism
    Nahid Salarkia
    National Nutrition Research Institute, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 6:529-33. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of the iodine supplementation on iodine-deficient schoolchildren with hypothyroidism in these villages...
  35. ncbi Independent and inverse association of hip circumference with metabolic risk factors in Tehranian adult men
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Prev Med 42:354-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between hip circumference and metabolic risk factors in an urban adult population of Tehranian men...
  36. ncbi Comparative evaluation of anthropometric measures to predict cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adult women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19 395 4763, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:61-9. 2006
    ..To compare the ability of waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) to predict cardiovascular risk factors in an urban adult population of Tehranian women...
  37. doi Does a text messaging intervention improve knowledge, attitudes and practice regarding iodine deficiency and iodized salt consumption?
    Ladan Mehran
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 15:2320-5. 2012
    ..To determine the effectiveness of implementation of a prevention programme via mobile phone text messaging in enhancing knowledge, attitudes and practice concerning iodine deficiency and iodized salt consumption...
  38. ncbi The association between diet quality indices and obesity: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Golaleh Asghari
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:599-605. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of diet quality indices in predicting obesity and abdominal obesity in a population in nutrition transition...
  39. ncbi The prospective association of general and central obesity variables with incident type 2 diabetes in adults, Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:449-54. 2007
    ..To investigate which anthropometric index is the best predictor of diabetes in relation to age...
  40. ncbi Assessment of thyroid function and urinary and breast milk iodine concentrations in healthy newborns and their mothers in Tehran
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:175-9. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi Transient neonatal hypothyroidism is associated with elevated serum anti-thyroglobulin antibody levels in newborns and their mothers
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr 150:315-7, 317.e2. 2007
    ..7%) of those with TCH and in 6 of 106 (5.7%) of those with "transient hyperthyrotropinemia and normal" diagnoses (P = .0005), but positivity was similar in newborns with transient hyperthyrotropinemia versus normal neonates (P = .397)...
  42. doi Serum nitric oxide metabolites in subjects with metabolic syndrome
    Saleh Zahedi Asl
    Endocrine Physiology Laboratory, Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University M C, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Biochem 41:1342-7. 2008
    ..Evidence are available showing that higher nitric oxide production is associated with metabolic disorders. The aim of this study was to determine serum nitric oxide metabolites (NOx) concentration in subjects with metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  43. ncbi Reference values for fasting serum glucose levels in healthy Iranian adult subjects
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Lab 57:343-9. 2011
    ..This study aims at determining the reference values for fasting serum glucose in Iranian adults...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of waist circumference to predict cardiova scular risk factors in an overweight Tehranian population: findings from Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:347-56. 2005
    ..The classic cut-off points of WC failed to provide adequate evidence for the use of WC in detecting cardiovascular risk factors. Further studies should be conducted to determine optimal WC cut-off points for Iranians...
  45. doi Nitric oxide and clustering of metabolic syndrome components in pediatrics
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:45-53. 2010
    ..Stratifying for sex, again three factors were retained; however, in males NO(x) was loaded in two factors. In conclusion, serum NO( x ) was associated and loaded with other MetS components in cluster analysis of metabolic risk factors...
  46. doi Reference values for serum nitric oxide metabolites in an adult population
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Physiology Laboratory, Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Biochem 43:89-94. 2010
    ..To determine reference values for serum nitric oxide metabolites (nitrite+nitrate=NO(x)) concentrations in adult subjects...
  47. ncbi Beneficial effects of a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension eating plan on features of the metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Care 28:2823-31. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan on metabolic risks in patients with the metabolic syndrome...
  48. ncbi Larger hip circumference independently contributed to reduced metabolic risks in Tehranian adult women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Cardiol 108:338-45. 2006
    ..Before discarding the hip circumference in epidemiological surveys, it is important to consider whether any important information is likely to be lost...
  49. doi Establishment of the trimester-specific reference range for free thyroxine index
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 23:354-9. 2013
    ..In this longitudinal self-sequential survey, we aimed at determining the trimester-specific reference range for FT4I in healthy Iranian women with singleton pregnancies...
  50. pmc Subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy: intellectual development of offspring
    Hossein Ghorbani Behrooz
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 21:1143-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the intellectual development of children of mothers who had M-SCH during the pregnancy for these children...
  51. ncbi Serum nitric oxide metabolite levels in a general healthy population: relation to sex and age
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University M C, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 83:326-31. 2008
    ..The results of this study determine the normal levels of serum NO(x) concentrations in asymptomatic non-smoker subjects; also show that serum NO(x) concentrations indicate sex and age differences in these subjects...
  52. doi The metabolic syndrome and incident diabetes: Assessment of alternative definitions of the metabolic syndrome in an Iranian urban population
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:328-34. 2008
    ..To compare the ability of definitions of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in the prediction of type 2 diabetes...
  53. pmc Association between CETP Taq1B and LIPC -514C/T polymorphisms with the serum lipid levels in a group of Tehran's population: a cross sectional study
    Mohammad Ali Kashani Farid
    Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Lipids Health Dis 9:96. 2010
    ..Polymorphisms in cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) and hepatic lipase (LIPC) genes have been found to be associated with the metabolism and serum concentration of the HDL-C...
  54. ncbi Diet quality status of most Tehranian adults needs improvement
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:163-8. 2005
    ..Diets were categorized into: needs improvement (74%); good (23%); and poor (3%). Since the majority of the sample needed to improve their diet, this suggests that nutrition intervention may be needed...
  55. ncbi Increased serum nitric oxide metabolites in dysglycaemia
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Hum Biol 38:577-82. 2011
    ..Nitric oxide plays an important role in hyperglycaemia-induced endothelial dysfunction...
  56. ncbi Whole-grain intake and the prevalence of hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in Tehranian adults
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:55-63. 2005
    ..Although dietary guidelines recommend increased intake of grain products to prevent chronic diseases, no epidemiologic data associate whole-grain intake with hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype...
  57. ncbi General obesity and central adiposity in a representative sample of Tehranian adults: prevalence and determinants
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:297-304. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence and associations of general and central obesity in adults residing in district 13 of Tehran and to examine the associations of obesity with certain factors...
  58. doi The influence of cigarette and qalyan (hookah) smoking on serum nitric oxide metabolite concentration
    Asghar Ghasemi
    Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:116-21. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of exposure to cigarette and qalyan (hookah) smoking on serum nitric oxide (NO) metabolites (NO(x)) concentration...
  59. doi Iodine nutrition in pregnancy and lactation in Iran
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 10:1596-9. 2007
    ..To describe studies evaluating urinary iodine excretion during pregnancy and lactation in women living in cities with adequate or more than adequate iodine intake...
  60. doi Iodine nutrition status and knowledge, attitude, and behavior in Tehranian women following 2 decades without public education
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:412-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association of iodine nutrition status and knowledge, attitude, and behavior in Tehranian women after 2 decades without updating public education...
  61. doi Haplotype analysis of Apo AI-CIII-AIV gene cluster and lipids level: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Maryam S Daneshpour
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19195 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Endocrine 41:103-10. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates that the level of lipids such as TG, HDL-C, HDL(2), Apo AI, and Apo B, maybe regulated partly by genetic factors and their haplotype within the Apo11q gene cluster...
  62. pmc Weight change and incident metabolic syndrome in Iranian men and women; a 3 year follow-up study
    Azadeh Zabetian
    Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 9:138. 2009
    ....
  63. ncbi The effect of type of delivery and povidone-iodine application at delivery on cord dried-blood-specimen thyrotropin level and the rate of hyperthyrotropinemia in mature and normal-birth-weight neonates residing in an iodine-replete area: report of Tehran
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 17:1097-102. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of delivery type and of povidone-iodine disinfection at delivery on cord dried-blood-specimen (DBS) thyrotropin (TSH) concentrations...
  64. ncbi Iodized salt consumption maintains euthyroidism in iodine-deficient hypothyroid subjects
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Teheran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:187-91. 2003
    ..These effects are sustained by iodized salt consumption in schoolchildren who had been previously hypothyroid due to iodine deficiency...
  65. ncbi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 4763, Tehran 19395, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 61:29-37. 2003
    ..This report on the metabolic syndrome from Iran shows a high prevalence of this disorder. Efforts on promoting healthy diets, physical activity, and blood pressure control must be undertaken...
  66. ncbi Coronary artery disease is associated with the ratio of apolipoprotein A-I/B and serum concentration of apolipoprotein B, but not with paraoxonase enzyme activity in Iranian subjects
    Maziar Rahmani
    Endocrine Research Center, P O Box 4763, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 19395, Tehran, Iran
    Atherosclerosis 162:381-9. 2002
    ....
  67. ncbi Association of total cholesterol versus other serum lipid parameters with the short-term prediction of cardiovascular outcomes: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:571-7. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi Assessment of intertrimester and seasonal variations of urinary iodine concentration during pregnancy in an iodine-replete area
    Elaheh Ainy
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:577-81. 2007
    ..To assess intertrimester and seasonal variations in urinary iodine concentration (UIC) among pregnant women...
  69. ncbi Dietary behaviour of Tehranian adolescents does not accord with their nutritional knowledge
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 10:897-901. 2007
    ..To determine the nutritional behaviour of Tehranian adolescents...
  70. pmc Population attributable risk for diabetes associated with excess weight in Tehranian adults: a population-based cohort study
    Farhad Hosseinpanah
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 7:328. 2007
    ..This study aimed at quantification of the impact of overweight and obesity on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) at a population level in Tehran, Iran...
  71. ncbi Intellectual development and thyroid function in children who were breast-fed by thyrotoxic mothers taking methimazole
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:1239-43. 2003
    ..Recent studies have shown normal thyroid function in infants whose mothers receive methimazole (MMI) during breast-feeding. This study evaluates the long-term effect of MMI on thyroid function and intellectual development of such children...
  72. ncbi Association of lipids, lipoproteins, apolipoproteins and paraoxonase enzyme activity with premature coronary artery disease
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Coron Artery Dis 13:9-16. 2002
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  73. ncbi Follow up of patients with postpartum thyroiditis: a population-based study
    Farzaneh Sarvghadi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Endocrine 27:279-82. 2005
    ..Results of this survey show a high prevalence of permanent hypothyroidism following PPT in Tehran. High titers of anti-TPOAb and TSH levels at postpartum period are prognostic factors for occurrence of permanent hypothyroidism...
  74. ncbi Hepatic lipase C-514T polymorphism and its association with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in Tehran
    Maryam S Daneshpour
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:101-3. 2006
    ..The study was conducted to obtain the frequency of the hepatic lipase C-514T polymorphism and evaluate its relation with serum HDL cholesterol levels in Tehran...
  75. ncbi Association between vitamin D and bone mineral density in Iranian postmenopausal women
    Farhad Hosseinpanah
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 193 4763, Tehran, Iran
    J Bone Miner Metab 26:86-92. 2008
    ..However, BMD was associated inversely with LnPTH only in femoral neck but not in the other sites. This study did not show any association between 25(OH)D and BMD in free-living Iranian postmenopausal women...
  76. ncbi The relation between serum ferritin and goiter, urinary iodine and thyroid hormone concentration
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 72:296-9. 2002
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  77. ncbi Goiter prevalence, urinary iodine excretion, thyroid function and anti-thyroid function and anti-thyroid antibodies after 12 years of salt iodization in Shahriar, Iran
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 72:291-5. 2002
    ..Iodized salt has been distributed in the region for the past 12 years, and the present study was performed to examine the effect of iodide supplementation on indicators of iodine deficiency (IDD) and thyroid antibodies...
  78. ncbi The safety and efficacy of antithyroid drugs
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:107-16. 2006
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  79. ncbi Congenital hypothyroidism in Iran
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Teleghani Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Pediatr 70:625-8. 2003
    ..Following elimination of iodine deficiency in Iran, the program of screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) was established in 1998. The descriptive findings of the study are reported here...
  80. doi Is migration to Sweden associated with increased prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease?
    Afsaneh Koochek
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:78-82. 2008
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  81. pmc High prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance in the Iranian urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University M C, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 8:176. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and combined IFG/IGT in a large urban Iranian population aged > or = 20 years...
  82. doi Ethnic comparisons of the cross-sectional relationships between measures of body size with diabetes and hypertension
    R Huxley
    The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 9:53-61. 2008
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  83. ncbi Is chronic kidney disease comparable to diabetes as a coronary artery disease risk factor?
    Arash Rashidi
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Lakeside Bldg Rm 8124 C, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5048, USA
    South Med J 100:20-6. 2007
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  84. ncbi An assessment of urinary and breast milk iodine concentrations in lactating mothers from Gorgan, Iran, 2003
    Hamid R Bazrafshan
    Gorgan Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Thyroid 15:1165-8. 2005
    ..44, p < 0.0001). Iodine deficiency and goiter were associated (p < 0.0001). UIC and MIC concentrations are sufficient in Gorgan, Iran. However, individual infants remain at risk for low iodine intake via breast milk...
  85. ncbi A high prevalence of consanguineous and severe congenital hypothyroidism in an Iranian population
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:1201-9. 2004
    ..Odds ratio (95%CI(OR)) of consanguinity in permanent CH and dysgenesis was 2.75 (1.17-6.47) and 3.74 (1.33-10.52), respectively. The high prevalence of parental consanguinity in infants with permanent CH warrants genetic assessment...
  86. ncbi Intrauterine diagnosis and management of fetal goitrous hypothyroidism: a report of an Iranian family with three consecutive pregnancies complicated by fetal goiter
    Ali Asghar Mirsaeid Ghazi
    Endocrine Research Center, Taleghani Hospital, haheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 15:1341-7. 2005
    ..e., four injections of 500 microg levothyroxine), neonatal bone age on the second day of life showed delayed skeletal maturation...
  87. ncbi An interim report of the pilot study of screening for congenital hypothyroidism in Tehran and Damavand using cord blood spot samples
    Arash Ordookhani
    Eur J Pediatr 162:202-3. 2003
  88. ncbi Metabolic syndrome in normal-weight Iranian adults
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Saudi Med 27:18-24. 2007
    ..This study provides the first reported estimates of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a normal-weight Iranian population...