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Low birth size and final height predict high sympathetic nerve activity in adulthood.

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OBJECTIVE: Being born small for gestational age (SGA) is associated with insulin resistance, hypertension and increased cardiovascular morbidity/mortality in adulthood. Sympathetic nerve hyperactivity is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease mortality and is proposed to link insulin resistance with hypertension. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that sympathetic nerve activity is altered in individuals born SGA. DESIGN: A cross-sectional, comparative study ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
Journal:
Journal of hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
1157-1163
Publication date:
2004-06-01
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
Language:
English
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pubs:259836
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uuid:b7aa50d3-cb2d-4bb4-8f22-6dab2ac58039
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pubs:259836
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259836
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2012-12-19

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