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Mojtaba Lotfaliany
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
DiseasePopulationDiabetes mellitusMedicineCohort
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#1Nitin KapoorH-Index: 4
#1Nitin Kapoor (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 4
Last. Robyn J. TappH-Index: 28
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Obesity indicators are known to predict the presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); however, evidence for which indicator best identifies undiagnosed T2DM in the Indian population is still very limited. In the present study we examined the utility of different obesity indicators to identify the presence of undiagnosed T2DM and determined their appropriate cut point for each obesity measure. Individuals were recruited from the large-scale population-based Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program. ...
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#1Mojtaba Lotfaliany (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 7
#2Thirunavukkarasu Sathish (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 6
Last. Brian Oldenburg (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 48
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Abstract We aimed to examine whether a lifestyle intervention was effective in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in individuals at high-risk of developing diabetes in a low- and middle-income setting. The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program was evaluated by a cluster-randomized controlled trial (2013–2016) of 1007 individuals (aged 30–60 years) at high-risk for diabetes (Indian Diabetes Risk Score ≥ 60 and without diabetes) in Kerala state, India. Sixty polling areas in Kerala were rando...
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#1Fereidoun Azizi (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 66
#2Farzad Hadaegh (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 30
Last. Davood Khalili (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 21
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Summary The Middle East and north Africa are home to different populations with widely varying cultures, histories, and socioeconomic settings. Hence, their health status, health management, and access to appropriate health care differ accordingly. In this Review, we examine data on the historical and prospective status of metabolic diseases in this region including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Women in the Middle East and north Africa ha...
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#1Mojtaba Lotfaliany (Deakin University)H-Index: 7
#2Erin Hoare (Deakin University)H-Index: 7
Last. Mohammadreza Mohebbi (Deakin University)H-Index: 13
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Abstract Background : Data from the World Health Organization Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) were used to estimate the prevalence of depression in older adults in six low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), namely China, Ghana, India, Mexico, the Russian Federation, and South Africa, and to examine the relationship between demographic and lifestyle characteristics and depression. Method : A total of 33,421 participants aged ≥ 50 years were included. A set of diagnostic question...
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#1Emma Thomas (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 6
#2Mojtaba Lotfaliany (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 7
Last. Adrienne O'Neil (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 23
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Background:Ageing populations and increasing survival following acute coronary syndrome has resulted in large numbers of people living with cardiovascular disease and at high risk of hospitalizatio...
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#1Davood Khalili (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 21
#2Samaneh Asgari (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 5
Last. Fereidoun Azizi (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 66
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Introduction The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of a community-based lifestyle education on primary prevention of metabolic syndrome in a middle-income country. Study design This study followed 3,180 individuals free of metabolic syndrome who were under the coverage of three health centers in Tehran from 1999 until 2015. They were undergoing triennial examinations resulting in four re-exams. People in one of three areas received interventions consisting of famil...
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#1Mojtaba LotfalianyH-Index: 7
#2Farzad HadaeghH-Index: 30
Last. Davood KhaliliH-Index: 21
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Background: Iran needs pragmatic screening methods for identifying those with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes or at high risk of developing it. The aim of this study was to assess performance of three non-invasive risk prediction models, i.e. the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC), the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK), and the American Diabetes Association Risk Score (ADA), for identifying those with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (prevalent type 2 diabetes at baseline wit...
#1H Hatami (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)
Last. Neda Zafari (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)H-Index: 3
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#1Mojtaba Lotfaliany (Deakin University)H-Index: 7
#2Steven J. Bowe (Deakin University)H-Index: 16
Last. Mohammadreza Mohebbi (Deakin University)H-Index: 13
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Abstract Background The aim of current study is to assess the cross-sectional association of chronic non-communicable diseases (diabetes mellitus, arthritis, asthma, chronic lung disease, angina, and stroke) with both diagnosed and undiagnosed depression in the World Health Organization (WHO) Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) Wave 1, a study of adults in six low- and middle-income countries. Methods A total of 41,810 participants, aged ≥ 18 years, were included. Depression status wa...
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