The correct formula to calculate triglyceride-glucose index (TyG)

Javad Alizargar 1 , Nan-Chen Hsieh 2 ,  and Shu-Fang Vivienne Wu 3
  • 1 Research Center for Healthcare Industry Innovation, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • 2 Department of Information Management, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • 3 College of Nursing, School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei City, Taiwan
Javad Alizargar
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, Nan-Chen Hsieh
  • Department of Information Management, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei City, Taiwan
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and Shu-Fang Vivienne Wu
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The Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism (JPEM) is the only international journal dedicated exclusively to endocrinology in the neonatal, pediatric and adolescent age groups, and publishes the results of clinical investigations in pediatric endocrinology and basic research. JPEM publishes Review Articles, Original Research, Case Reports, Short Communications and Letters to the Editor.

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