Entries by TLGS

Increased Dietary Intake of L-Arginine Linked to Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

People who consume higher levels of dietary L-arginine, an amino acid involved in the metabolism of glutamate and proline, were found to have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (TD2), according to research results published in BMC Endocrine Disorders. In the context of total protein intake as well as L-arginine-to-protein ratio, however, no association […]

Twentieth year of Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study, twenty years of research and public participation in health promotion

شصت درصد مرگ و بستری در بیمارستان ها به دلیل بیماری های غیر واگیر است. این جمله ای از سخنان دکتر محمد آقاجانی، ریاست دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی است که در مراسم سالگرد بیستمین سال مطالعه قند و لیپید تهران با شعار “بیست سال پژوهش و مشارکت مردمی در ارتقا سلامت” در شامگاه بیست […]

Chronic Kidney Disease Again Linked to High Consumption of Red Meat

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is more likely to develop in individuals who have a high intake of total red and processed red meat, according to investigators. A study of 4881 participants in the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study found that, compared with patients in the lowest quartile of total red meat consumption, those in the […]