Previous Research: Effects of High Altitude on Diabetes and Obesity

Woolcott OO, Ader M, Bergman RN. Glucose homeostasis during short-term and prolonged exposure to high altitudes. Endocr Rev. 2015;36(2):149-173. http://press.endocrine.org/doi/10.1210/er.2014-1063.

Woolcott OO, Castillo OA, Gutierrez C, Elashoff RM, Stefanovski D, Bergman RN. Inverse association between diabetes and altitude: a cross-sectional study in the adult population of the United States. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Sep;22(9):2080-2090. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.20800/abstract.

Castillo O, Woolcott OO, Gonzales E, Tello V, Tello L, Villarreal C, Méndez N, Damas L, Florentini E. Residents at high altitude show a lower glucose profile than sea-level residents throughout 12-hour blood continuous monitoring. High Alt Med Biol. 2007 Dec;8(4):307-311. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/ham.2007.8407.

del Pilar Valle M, García-Godos F, Woolcott OO, Marticorena JM, Rodríguez V, Gutiérrez I, Fernández-Dávila L, Contreras A, Valdivia L, Robles J, Marticorena EA. Improvement of myocardial perfusion in coronary patients after intermittent hypobaric hypoxia. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 Jan-Feb;13(1):69-74. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S107135810500591X.

Woolcott OO, Castillo OA, Torres J, Damas L, Florentini E. Serum leptin levels in dwellers from high altitude lands. High Alt Med Biol. 2002 June;3(2):245-246. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/15270290260131975. No abstract available.


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