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    • Benefits of supplemented preterm formulas on insulin sensitivity and body composition after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit 

      Pittaluga, Enrica; Vernal, Patricia; Llanos, Adolfo; Vega, Susana; Henrriquez, Maria Teresa; Morgues, Monica; Escobar, Marisol; Diaz, Alexis; Standen, Jane; Moncada, Paulina; Arriagada, Marina; Rodriguez, Lorena; Mericq, Verónica (Mosby Inc., 2011)
      Objective: To evaluate body composition and fasting insulin level in preterm infants receiving preterm formulas (higher protein plus docosahexaenoic acid) for longer periods compared with a recent historical cohort receiving ...
    • Differences in body composition and resting energy expenditure in childhood in preterm children born with very low birth weight 

      Sepúlveda, Carolina; Urquidi, Cinthya; Pittaluga, Enrica; Iñíguez Vila, Germán; Ávila, Alejandra; Carrasco, Fernando; Mericq, Verónica (2013)
      BACKGROUND: Rapid early ponderal growth is associated with adverse metabolic risks in young adults born at term. AIM: To determine whether there are differences in body composition, resting energy expenditure (REE) ...
    • Glucose and lipid metabolism in small for gestational age infants at 48 hours of age 

      Bazaes, Rodrigo A.; Salazar, Teresa E.; Pittaluga, Enrica; Peña, Verónica; Alegría, Angélica; Íñiguez, Germán; Ong, Ken K.; Dunger, David B.; Mericq, Verónica (2003)
      Objective. To study the consequences of low birth weight on glucose and lipid metabolism 48 hours after delivery. Methods. We studied 136 small for gestational age (SGA) and 34 appropriate for gestational age (AGA) term ...
    • Language acquisition in premature and full-term infants 

      Peña, Marcela; Pittaluga, Enrica; Mehler, Jacques (National Academy of Sciences, 2010-02-23)
      We tested healthy preterm (born near 28 ± 2 weeks of gestational age) and full-term infants at various different ages. We compared the two populations on the development of a language acquisition landmark, namely, the ...