Browsing by Author "Abdullah, A"

Browsing by Author "Abdullah, A"

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  • Tanamas, SK; Wong, E; Backholer, K; Abdullah, A; Wolfe, R; Barendregt, J; Peeters, A (Wiley, 2016)
    OBJECTIVE: To compare a simple measure - age of onset of obesity - to an obese-years construct (a product of duration and magnitude of obesity) as risk factors for type 2 diabetes. METHOD: Participants from the ...
  • Tanamas, SK; Wong, E; Backholer, K; Abdullah, A; Wolfe, R; Barendregt, J; Peeters, A (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Previous studies exploring the association between obesity and hypertension generally used a single baseline measurement of obesity. The effect of accumulating excess adiposity over time on the risk of ...
  • Abdullah, A; Wolfe, R; Mannan, H; Stoelwinder, JU; Stevenson, C; Peeters, A (Oxford University Press, 2012)
    This study aims to test the effect of combining the degree and the duration of obesity into a single variable-obese-years-and to examine whether obese-years is a better predictor of the risk of diabetes than simply body ...
  • Abdullah, A; Amin, FA; Stoelwinder, J; Tanamas, SK; Wolfe, R; Barendregt, J; Peeters, A (BMJ Publishing Group, 2014)
    OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between obese-years and the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Boston, USA. PARTICIPANTS: 5036 participants of the Framingham ...
  • Wong, E; Tanamas, SK; Wolfe, R; Backholer, K; Stevenson, C; Abdullah, A; Peeters, A (Wiley, 2015)
    OBJECTIVE: To relate measured obesity duration in mid-life with subsequent incidence of physical disability over and above body mass index (BMI) attained. METHODS: Framingham Offspring Study is a longitudinal study that ...

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