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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29688324/determinants-of-long-term-clinical-outcomes-in-patients-with-angina-but-without-obstructive-coronary-artery-disease-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Francesco Radico, Marco Zimarino, Fabio Fulgenzi, Fabrizio Ricci, Marta Di Nicola, Lasse Jespersen, Su Min Chang, Karin H Humphries, Mario Marzilli, Raffaele De Caterina
Aims: The long-term prognosis of angina in patients without obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) is uncertain. To assess the incidence of long-term adverse outcomes in such patients. Methods and results: We searched PubMed, Cochrane Library, the Embase database, and the Clinical Trials Registry for studies published in English until January 2017, assessing the composite primary outcome of all-cause death and non-fatal myocardial infarction using random-effects models to estimate pooled incidences...
April 23, 2018: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687581/mortality-risk-is-still-higher-in-people-with-type-1-diabetes-a-population-based-cohort-study-the-ayrshirre-diabetes-follow-up-cohort-adoc-study
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Andrew Collier, Paul J Connelly, Mario Hair, Lyall Cameron, Sujoy Ghosh, Norman Waugh
AIMS: Type 1 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality. Numerous studies have demonstrated that outcomes for diabetes are improved by intensive glycaemic control, blood pressure control, and treatment of dyslipidaemia plus smoking cessation. The aim of this study was to compare mortalities in type 1 diabetes with non-diabetes subjects, and to investigate the effects of age, gender, glycaemic control, socio-economic status, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease (IHD), smoking status, body mass index (BMI) and dyslipidaemia...
April 23, 2018: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29686322/a-study-on-the-factors-influencing-triglyceride-levels-among-adults-in-northeast-china
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Anning Zhang, Yan Yao, Zhiqiang Xue, Xin Guo, Jing Dou, Yaogai Lv, Li Shen, Yaqin Yu, Lina Jin
Triglyceride (TG) abnormalities are the most prevalent type of dyslipidaemia in the people of northeast China. Many researchers have investigated the prevalence, treatment and control of TG abnormalities, but little is known about the associations between the TG values and the factors that influence TG levels. This study aims to reveal quantile-specific associations of TG with its risk factors. A sample of 16,340 participants in Jilin Province were included in this study. A quantile regression (QR) model was performed to identify the factors that affected TG levels in different quantiles...
April 23, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682584/patient-related-determinants-of-glycaemic-control-in-people-with-type-2-diabetes-in-the-gulf-cooperation-council-countries-a-systematic-review
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Mohammed J Alramadan, Afsana Afroz, Sultana Monira Hussain, Mohammed Ali Batais, Turky H Almigbal, Hassan Ahmad Al-Humrani, Ahmed Albaloshi, Lorena Romero, Dianna J Magliano, Baki Billah
The aim of this systematic review is to assess patient-related factors affecting glycaemic control among people with type 2 diabetes in the Arabian Gulf Council countries. MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Cochrane CENTRAL databases were searched from their date of inception to May 2016. Two researchers independently identified eligible studies and assessed the risk of bias. A total of 13 studies met the inclusion criteria. One study was population based, six recruited participants from multiple centres, and the remaining were single centred...
2018: Journal of Diabetes Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678160/the-increasing-burden-and-complexity-of-multi-morbidity-and-polypharmacy-in-geriatric-hiv-patients-a-cross-sectional-study-of-people-aged-65-74-years-and-more-than-75-years
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G Guaraldi, A Malagoli, A Calcagno, C Mussi, B M Celesia, F Carli, S Piconi, G V De Socio, A M Cattelan, G Orofino, A Riva, E Focà, S Nozza, G Di Perri
BACKGROUND: Geriatric Patients Living with HIV/AIDS (GEPPO) is a new prospective observational multicentre cohort consisting of all the HIV-positive geriatric patients being treated at 10 clinics in Italy, and HIV-negative controls attending a single geriatric clinic. The aim of this analysis of the GEPPO cohort was to compare prevalence and risk factors of individual non-communicable diseases (NCD), multi-morbidity (MM) and polypharmacy (PP) amongst HIV positive and HIV negative controls at enrolment into the GEPPO cohort...
April 20, 2018: BMC Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671031/short-term-decreased-physical-activity-with-increased-sedentary-behaviour-causes-metabolic-derangements-and-altered-body-composition-effects-in-individuals-with-and-without-a-first-degree-relative-with-type-2-diabetes
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Kelly A Bowden Davies, Victoria S Sprung, Juliette A Norman, Andrew Thompson, Katie L Mitchell, Jason C G Halford, Jo A Harrold, John P H Wilding, Graham J Kemp, Daniel J Cuthbertson
AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: Low physical activity levels and sedentary behaviour are associated with obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. We investigated the effects of a short-term reduction in physical activity with increased sedentary behaviour on metabolic profiles and body composition, comparing the effects in individuals with first-degree relatives with type 2 diabetes (FDR+ve) vs those without (FDR-ve). METHODS: Forty-five habitually active participants (16 FDR+ve [10 female, 6 male] and 29 FDR-ve [18 female, 11 male]; age 36 ± 14 years) were assessed at baseline, after 14 days of step reduction and 14 days after resuming normal activity...
April 18, 2018: Diabetologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29670914/association-of-wrist-circumference-and-waist-to-height-ratio-with-cardiometabolic-risk-factors-among-type-ii-diabetics-in-a-ghanaian-population
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Christian Obirikorang, Yaa Obirikorang, Emmanuel Acheampong, Enoch Odame Anto, Emmanuel Toboh, Evans Adu Asamoah, Bright Amakwaa, Emmanuella Nsenbah Batu, Peter Brenya
The study determined the association of wrist circumference (WrC) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) with cardiometabolic risk factors among diabetics in a Ghanaian population. This cross-sectional study involved 384 diabetic patients at Begoro District Hospital, Ghana. Blood pressure, anthropometrics, and biochemical indices were measured. The overall prevalence of dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome (MetS), and hypertension was 42.4%, 76.3%, and 39.8%, respectively. The optimum cut-off range of WrC to identify individuals at increased cardiometabolic risk was 17...
2018: Journal of Diabetes Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668593/epicardial-adipose-tissue-and-metabolic-syndrome-an-update-protocol-for-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Leonardo Roever, Elmiro Santos Resende, Angélica Lemos Debs Diniz, Nilson Penha-Silva, João Lucas O'Connell, Paulo Fernando Silva Gomes, Hugo Ribeiro Zanetti, Anaisa Silva Roerver-Borges, Fernando César Veloso, Fernanda Rodrigues de Souza, Poliana Rodrigues Alves Duarte, Thiago Montes Fidale, Antonio Casella-Filho, Paulo Magno Martins Dourado, Antonio Carlos Palandri Chagas, Sadeq Ali-Hasan-Al-Saegh, Paulo Eduardo Ocke Reis, Rogério de Melo Costa Pinto, Gustavo B F Oliveira, Álvaro Avezum, Mansueto Neto, André Durães, Rose Mary Ferreira Lisboa da Silva, Antonio José Grande, Celise Denardi, Renato Delascio Lopes, Nitesh Nerlekar, Shahab Alizadeh, Adrian V Hernandez, Maria Inês da Rosa, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and MetS-related stroke is set to increase dramatically in coming decades. MetS is a complex disease that includes endothelial dysfunction, insulin resistance, diabetes, hypertension, ectopic obesity, and dyslipidaemia, and an increased risk of cardiovascular events. However, there are no systematic analyses, or well-conducted meta-analyses to evaluate the relationship between epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) and (MetS). The aim of this study is to examine this association of EAT with MetS in different ages and sex...
April 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29664028/dyslipidaemia-oxidative-stress-in-patients-of-psoriasis-emerging-cardiovascular-risk-factors
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Kumari Asha, Archana Singal, Suman Bala Sharma, Vinod Kumar Arora, Amitesh Aggarwal
Background & objectives: Psoriasis is a recurrent hyper-proliferative skin disease which is often associated with free radical generation, abnormal lipid metabolism and increased inflammatory secretion that induce cardiovascular risk in these patients. The present study was intended to evaluate serum lipids, lipoprotein and oxidants-antioxidants status and to establish their relationship with atherogenic risk markers [oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP)] in patients with psoriasis...
December 2017: Indian Journal of Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29658358/association-of-mthfr-c677t-gene-polymorphism-with-metabolic-syndrome-in-a-chinese-population-a-case-control-study
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Jin Wang, Lijuan Xu, Hongmiao Xia, Ying Li, Shiqi Tang
Objective To investigate the association of the MTHFR C677T gene polymorphism with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in people in Hubei Province, China. Methods A case-control study was conducted with 651 subjects with MetS (MetS group) and 727 healthy controls (control group) at Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University between January and December 2016. The MTHFR C677T genotype was detected by the gene chip technique and clinical data were collected. Results Body mass index, waist circumference, the waist-hip-ratio, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, fasting insulin, triglyceride, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, and homocysteine levels, and the homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance were higher in the MetS group than in controls...
January 1, 2018: Journal of International Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643156/indecho-study-cohort-study-investigating-birth-size-childhood-growth-and-young-adult-cardiovascular-risk-factors-as-predictors-of-midlife-myocardial-structure-and-function-in-south-asians
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Senthil K Vasan, Ambuj Roy, Viji Thomson Samuel, Belavendra Antonisamy, Santosh K Bhargava, Anoop George Alex, Bhaskar Singh, Clive Osmond, Finney S Geethanjali, Fredrik Karpe, Harshpal Sachdev, Kanhaiya Agrawal, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Nikhil Tandon, Nihal Thomas, Prasanna S Premkumar, Prrathepa Asaithambi, Sneha F X Princy, Sikha Sinha, Thomas Vizhalil Paul, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Caroline H D Fall
INTRODUCTION: South Asians have high rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk factors (hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidaemia and central obesity). Left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and dysfunction are features of these disorders and important predictors of CVD mortality. Lower birth and infant weight and greater childhood weight gain are associated with increased adult CVD mortality, but there are few data on their relationship to LV function. The IndEcho study will examine associations of birth size, growth during infancy, childhood and adolescence and CVD risk factors in young adulthood with midlife cardiac structure and function in South Asian Indians...
April 10, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628462/-long-term-dietary-nitrite-and-nitrate-deficiency-causes-metabolic-syndrome-endothelial-dysfunction-and-cardiovascular-death-in-mice
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Mika Kina-Tanada, Mayuko Sakanashi, Akira Arasaki, Masato Tsutsui
Nitric oxide (NO) is synthesized not only from L-arginine by NO synthases (NOSs), but also from its inert metabolites, nitrite and nitrate. Green leafy vegetables are abundant in nitrate, however whether or not a deficiency in dietary nitrite/nitrate spontaneously causes disease remains to be clarified. In this study, we tested our hypothesis that long-term dietary nitrite/nitrate deficiency induces metabolic syndrome (MetS) in mice. To this end, we prepared a low nitrite/nitrate diet (LND) consisting of an amino acid-based low nitrite/nitrate chow in which the contents of L-arginine, fat, carbohydrates, protein, and energy were identical with a regular chow, and potable ultrapure water...
2018: Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi. Folia Pharmacologica Japonica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29625727/effectiveness-of-screening-postmenopausal-women-for-cardiovascular-diseases-a-population-based-prospective-parallel-cohort-study
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Marie Dahl, Rikke Søgaard, Lars Frost, Annette Høgh, Jes Lindholt
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effectiveness of systematic screening for multifaceted cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal women on all cause mortality and, secondarily, on CVD morbidity. Effectiveness was also evaluated across age strata. METHODS: This was a population based, prospective, parallel cohort study. In total, 107,491 women born in 1936-1951 living in the Central Denmark region were identified in the Danish Civil Registration System. From this population, all women born in 1936, 1941, 1946, and 1951 (n = 1984) living in the Viborg municipality were invited to attend screening...
April 3, 2018: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29621178/assessment-of-the-pro12ala-polymorphism-in-the-ppar-%C3%AE-2-gene-among-type-2-diabetes-patients-in-a-nigerian-population
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Godwill Azeh Engwa, Friday Nweke Nwalo, Venatus Osita Chiezey, Marian N Unachukwu, Opeolu Oyejide Ojo, Benjamin Ewa Ubi
The association between the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPARγ2 gene, type 2 diabetes (T2D), and obesity in certain ethnic populations has been reported. However, this relationship has not yet been described among diabetes patients in Nigeria. This study investigated the relationship between the Pro12Ala polymorphism in the PPARγ2 gene, obesity, and lipid abnormalities characterizing T2D among patients in Nigeria. This case-control study recruited 73 T2D and 75 non-diabetic (ND) patients. Demographic and clinical data were collected and blood glucose levels together with serum lipid profile for patients were measured...
April 5, 2018: Journal of Clinical Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619563/post-transplantation-diabetes-in-kidney-transplant-recipients-an-update-on-management-and-prevention
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Caterina Conte, Antonio Secchi
Post-transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM) may severely impact both short- and long-term outcomes of kidney transplant recipients in terms of graft and patient survival. However, PTDM often goes undiagnosed is underestimated or poorly managed. A diagnosis of PTDM should be delayed until the patient is on stable maintenance doses of immunosuppressive drugs, with stable kidney graft function and in the absence of acute infections. Risk factors for PTDM should be assessed during the pre-transplant evaluation period, in order to reduce the likelihood of developing diabetes...
April 4, 2018: Acta Diabetologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618844/dyslipidaemia-in-vivo-genome-editing-of-angptl3-a-therapy-for-atherosclerosis
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June-Wha Rhee, Joseph C Wu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 5, 2018: Nature Reviews. Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615317/interleukin-10-as-a-novel-biomarker-of-metabolic-risk-factors
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Himani Kulshrestha, Vani Gupta, Smeeksha Mishra, Abbas Ali Mahdi, Shelly Awasthi, Sandeep Chaudhry
BACKGROUND: Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is an adipocytokine that is abundantly expressed in visceral fat tissue. We investigated the association of interleukin-10 with the number of metabolic risk factors. FINDING: The study population comprised 220 children who underwent annual health checkups. Plasma Interleukin-10 levels were determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. We divided the subjects into 4 groups according to Interleukin-10 levels. A reduction of plasma interleukin-10 levels significantly correlated with an increase in the mean number of metabolic risk factors such as increased waist circumference, BMI, dyslipidaemia, high blood pressure and glucose intolerance...
March 27, 2018: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29614758/pediatric-age-palm-oil-consumption
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Lorenza Di Genova, Laura Cerquiglini, Laura Penta, Anna Biscarini, Susanna Esposito
Palm oil is widely used in the food industry for its chemical/physical properties, low cost and wide availability. Its widespread use has provoked an intense debate about whether it is a potential danger to human health. In a careful review of the scientific literature, we focused on nutritional characteristics and health effects of the use of palm oil with regards to children, seeking to determine whether there is evidence that justifies fears about the health effects of palm oil. Our review showed that palm oil represents a significant source of saturated fatty acids, to which scientific evidence attributes negative health effects when used in excess, especially with regards to cardiovascular diseases...
April 1, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29610263/cardiac-dysfunction-and-metabolic-inflexibility-in-a-mouse-model-of-diabetes-without-dyslipidaemia
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Maria Rohm, Dragana Savic, Vicky Ball, M Kate Curtis, Sarah Bonham, Roman Fischer, Nathalie Legrave, James I MacRae, Damian J Tyler, Frances M Ashcroft
Diabetes is a well-established risk factor for heart disease leading to impaired cardiac function and a metabolic switch towards fatty acid usage. Here, we investigated if hyperglycaemia/hypoinsulinaemia in the absence of dyslipidaemia is sufficient to drive these changes, and if they can be reversed by restoring euglycaemia. Using the βV59M mouse model, in which diabetes can be rapidly induced and reversed, we show that stroke volume and cardiac output were reduced within two weeks of diabetes induction. Flux through pyruvate dehydrogenase was decreased, as measured in vivo by hyperpolarized [1-13 C]pyruvate magnetic resonance spectroscopy...
April 2, 2018: Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29604091/achievement-of-multiple-therapeutic-targets-for-cardiovascular-disease-prevention-retrospective-analysis-of-real-practice-in-italy
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Ilaria Figliuzzi, Vivianne Presta, Barbara Citoni, Francesca Miceli, Francesca Simonelli, Allegra Battistoni, Roberta Coluccia, Andrea Ferrucci, Massimo Volpe, Giuliano Tocci
BACKGROUND: Pharmacological therapy in patients at high cardiovascular (CV) risk should be tailored in order to achieve recommended therapeutic targets. HYPOTHESIS: To evaluate the achievement of multiple therapeutic targets in a large cohort of adult outpatients followed in real practice in Italy. METHODS: Data extracted from a cross-sectional, national medical database were analysed for global CV risk assessment and rates of control of major CV risk factors, including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes, and obesity...
March 31, 2018: Clinical Cardiology
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