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    • Associations between socioeconomic status, aging and functionality among older women 

      Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Cases, Tania; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva, Laura (Elsevier, 2017)
      To assess if there is an association between socioeconomic status and quality of life, functional status and markers of aging, we studied 86 women aged 73 7 years, who answered the WHO Qol Bref quality of life survey. Mini ...
    • Determinación de los índices glicémicos y de insulina en fórmulas para alimentación enteral en adultos sanos 

      Gattas, Vivien; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Leiva, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Steenhout, Philippe; Klassen, Petra; Voss, Theresa; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2007-07)
      In acute illnesses, plasma glucose levels are often increased and generally parallel the severity of stress. Hyperglycemia caused by reduced insulin sensitivity and reduced insulin secretion is associated with increased ...
    • Effects of two training modalities on body fat and insulin resistance in postmenopausal women 

      Henríquez, Sandra; Monsalves Álvarez, Matías; Jimenez, Teresa; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Silva, Claudio; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Our objective was to compare the effects of a low-load circuit resistance training protocol and usual aerobic training in postmenopausal women. Postmenopausal women with at least 1 feature of the metabolic syndrome were ...
    • Irisin is weakly associated with usual physical activity in young overweight women 

      Tenorio, Beatriz; Jimenez, Teresa; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Troncoso Cotal, Rodrigo; Farías, María Belén; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Aula medica ediciones, 2017)
      Purpose: To determine if irisin plasma levels are associated with regular physical activity, body composition and metabolic parameters in women subjected to calorie restriction. Subjects and methods: We studied 42 women ...
    • Premature loss of muscle mass and function in type 2 diabetes 

      Guerrero, N.; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Leiva Balich, Laura; Henríquez Parada, Sandra (Elsevier, 2016)
      Introduction: Muscle mass and function are among the most relevant factors that contribute to an optimal quality of life, and are strong predictors of mortality in the elderly. Loss of lean tissues and deterioration of ...
    • Variability of formulas to assess insulin sensitivity and their association with the Matsuda index 

      Henríquez, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys (2013)
      Objetivo: Evaluar la variabilidad individual de los índices HOMA y QUICKI para resistencia a insulina, utilizando tres muestras de sangre en ayunas obtenidas en un período de 30 minutos. Material y métodos: Se utilizaron ...
    • Weight Increase Is Associated with Skeletal Muscle Immunostaining for Advanced Glycation End Products, Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products, and Oxidation Injury 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Uribarri, Jaime; Olivares, Daniela; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (MARY ANN LIEBERT INC, 2008-12)
      Background: Tissue accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) is associated with ageing, both in diabetics and nondiabetic subjects. Aim: The purpose of this study was to assess immunostaining for AGEs, ...