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Title: <Award Paper of 4th Congress of Asian Pacific Society of Mountain Medicine (APSMM)>Glucose Intolerance by Interaction between Hypoxia Adaptation and Lifestyle Change in Highlanders in Tibet Plateau
Other Titles: <第4回アジア・太平洋登山医学会・最優秀表彰論文>Glucose Intolerance by Interaction between Hypoxia Adaptation and Lifestyle Change in Highlanders in Tibet Plateau
Authors: Okumiya, Kiyohito
Sakamoto, Ryota
Kimura, Yumi
Ishikawa, Motonao
Fujisawa, Michiko
Wada, Taizo
Ge, Ri-Li
Norboo, Tsering
Otsuka, Kuniaki
Matsubayashi, Kozo
Author's alias: 奥宮, 清人
坂本, 龍太
木村, 友美
石川, 元直
藤澤, 道子
和田, 泰三
Ge, Ri-Li
Norboo, Tsering
大塚, 邦明
松林, 公蔵
Issue Date: 28-Mar-2018
Publisher: 京都大学ヒマラヤ研究会; 京都大学霊長類学・ワイルドライフサイエンス・リーディング大学院; 京都大学ヒマラヤ研究ユニット
Journal title: ヒマラヤ学誌 : Himalayan Study Monographs
Volume: 19
Start page: 37
End page: 48
Abstract: Socioeconomic factors and hypoxia play major roles in the prevalence of glucose intolerance in highlanders. Hypoxemia and polycythemia were closely associated with glucose intolerance after adjustment for the effects of lifestyle changes in our study. Tibetan people may be vulnerable to glucose intolerance, with polycythemia as a sign of poor hypoxic adaptation. Epigenetics is also play a role in its vulnerability with quick lifestyle change. Prevention of lifestyle-related diseases and health education should be advocated, especially in high altitude dwellers with rapidly prevailing socioeconomic globalization.
DOI: 10.14989/HSM.19.37
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/235134
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