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    • A 15-year study on the treatment of undernourished children at a nutrition rehabilitation centre (CREN), Brazil 

      Fernandes, Mariana B. F. [UNIFESP]; Lopez, Rossano V. M.; Albuquerque, Maria P. de [UNIFESP]; Marchesano, Anna C. [UNIFESP]; Clemente, Ana P. G. [UNIFESP]; Martins, Vinicius J. B. [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana L. [UNIFESP] (Cambridge Univ Press, 2012-06-01)
      Objective: To build a life table and determine the factors related to the time of treatment of undernourished children at a nutrition rehabilitation centre (CREN), São Paulo, Brazil.Design: Nutritional status was assessed ...

    • Albuminuria, renal function and blood pressure in undernourished children and recovered from undernutrition 

      Martins, Vinicius J. B.; Sesso, Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Clemente, Ana P. G.; Fernandes, Mariana B. F. [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana L. [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2017)
      Background The objective of this study was to investigate some biomarkers of renal function and blood pressure in children who had recovered from undernutrition. Methods This was cross-sectional, comparative study in which ...

    • Associação entre desnutrição em crianças moradoras de favelas, estado nutricional materno e fatores socioambientais 

      Silveira, Kátia B. R.; Alves, Jullyana Flávia da Rocha; Ferreira, Haroldo S.; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Florêncio, Telma M. M. T. (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2010-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of malnutrition in children living in substandard settlements (slums) of Maceió, AL, Brazil, with maternal nutritional status and environmental conditions. METHODS: Cross-sectional ...

    • Association between chronic undernutrition and hypertension 

      Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Florêncio, Telma Maria de Menezes Toledo [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Maria Teresa Bechere [UNIFESP]; Martins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP] (Blackwell Publishing, 2005-07-01)
      In developing countries nutritional deficit during prenatal and continuing in post-natal life is very common. This condition leads to stunting and important metabolic changes. Over 30% of children in the world are stunted. ...

    • Children recovered from malnutrition exhibit normal insulin production and sensitivity 

      Martins, Vinícius José Baccin [UNIFESP]; Martins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]; Neves, Janaina das [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Cambridge Univ Press, 2008-02-01)
      Protein-energy malnutrition promotes adaptive hormonal changes that result in stunting. A previous study showed that stunted children had increased insulin sensitivity and diminished pancreatic P-cell function. the objectives ...

    • Energy expenditure of stunted and nonstunted boys and girls living in the shantytowns of Sao Paulo, Brazil 

      Hoffman, Daniel Jay; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Coward, W. Andrew; Wright, Antony; Martins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Celia de; Tucker, Katherine L.; Roberts, Susan B. (Amer Soc Clinical Nutrition, 2000-10-01)
      Background: Stunting increases the risk of obesity in developing countries. particularly in girls and women, but the underlying reason is not known.Objective: Our objective was to test the hypothesis that stunted children ...

    • Evolution of the biochemical profile of children treated or undergoing treatment for moderate or severe stunting: consequences of metabolic programming? 

      Alves, Jullyana Flávia da Rocha; Britto, Revilane Parente de Alencar; Ferreira, Haroldo da Silva; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Florêncio, Telma Maria de Menezes Toledo [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2014-07-01)
      OBJECTIVE:to evaluate changes in the biochemical profile of children treated or being treated for moderate or severe stunting in a nutrition recovery and education center.METHODS:this was a retrospective longitudinal study ...

    • Higher central fat and poor self-body image in short-stature overweight/obese women living in Brazilian shantytowns 

      Bueno, Nassib Bezerra; Florencio, Telma Toledo; Cavalcante, Fabiana Albuquerque; Lins, Isabela Lopes; Clement, Ana Grotti; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Peerj Inc, 2016)
      Background: Short stature in adult life, a possible consequence of poor perinatal conditions, is associated with higher risk of mortality and social disabilities. We aimed to determine whether low-income, overweight/obese, ...

    • Influência das condições socioeconômicas nas alterações nutricionais e na taxa de metabolismo de repouso em crianças escolares moradoras em favelas no município de São Paulo 

      Grillo, L.p. [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, L.r. de; Silva, Antonio Carlos da [UNIFESP]; Verreschi, Ieda Therezinha do Nascimento [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Associação Médica Brasileira, 2000-03-01)
      PURPOSE: A cross-sectional study was carried out to characterize the alterations in the resting metabolic rate (RMR), and socioeconomic conditions of 15 stunted (DP= height/age < 95% and 110% 3 weight/height >90%) and 15 ...

    • The link between childhood undernutrition and risk of chronic diseases in adulthood: A case study of Brazil 

      Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Martins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]; Hoffman, Daniel Jay; Roberts, Susan B. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003-05-01)
      Obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes mellitus are now prevalent among adults living in developing countries; these chronic diseases affect socioeconomically disadvantaged adults living in impoverished ...