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- Chang, Jung-Su, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Public health nutrition 2016 v.19 no.6 pp. 1067-1073
- adolescents; alanine transaminase; blood serum; boys; erythropoiesis; girls; hyperlipidemia; nutrition; prediction; risk; surveys; viscosity; Taiwan
- ... Fe is an essential element for erythropoiesis and Hb synthesis. High Hb levels affect the blood’s viscosity and are associated with cardiovascular dysfunction. The aim of the present study was to examine relationships of Hb and cardiometabolic abnormalities with the risk of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevation in adolescents. A population-based, cross-sectional study. National Nutrition and He ...
- Chang, Jung-Su, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Public health nutrition 2014 v.17 no.7 pp. 1498-1506
- Chinese people; Pacific Islanders; Whites; adults; blood serum; fasting; ferritin; glucose; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; indigenous peoples; iron; metabolic syndrome; nutrition; risk; surveys; Taiwan
- ... Asians and Pacific Islanders have higher circulating serum ferritin (SF) compared with Caucasians but the clinical significance of this is unclear. There is a higher prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Taiwanese Indigenous than Han Chinese. Genetically, Indigenous are related to Austronesians and account for 2 % of Taiwan's population. We tested the hypothesis that accumulation of Fe in the ...