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Charlotte Ridler
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December 2, 2016: Nature Reviews. Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27902411/non-typeable-haemophilus-influenzae-biofilm-production-and-severity-in-lower-respiratory-tract-infections-in-a-tertiary-hospital-in-mexico
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Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez, Juan Manuel González-Chávez, Elvira Garza-González, Lorena Nefertiti Castro-Fuentes, Jessica Lizzeth Gutiérrez-Ferman, Gabriela Echániz-Aviles, Adrián Camacho-Ortíz, María Noemí Carnalla-Barajas, Araceli Soto-Noguerón, Héctor Jesús Maldonado-Garza, Cristina Liliana Hernández-Balboa, Jorge M Llaca-Díaz, Samantha Flores-Treviño
Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is a common opportunistic bacterial pathogen that primarily infects the respiratory mucosa. This study was conducted to assess clinical and microbiological data related to disease severity in patients with lower respiratory tract infections caused by NTHi in a tertiary care hospital in Mexico. NTHi isolates were subjected to serotyping, antimicrobial susceptibility evaluation, and analyses of β-lactamase production, genetic relatedness, and biofilm formation. Clinical and demographic data were retrieved from patients' records...
October 17, 2016: Journal of Medical Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27889613/two-approaches-one-problem-cultural-constructions-of-type-ii-diabetes-in-an-indigenous-community-in-yucat%C3%A3-n-mexico
#3
Sarah M Frank, T Elizabeth Durden
The emerging epidemic of obesity and type II diabetes in Mexico has recently propelled the nation into the public health spotlight. In the state of Yucatán, the experience of diabetes is greatly impacted by two cultural constructions of disease. In this setting, elements of Yucatec Mayan health practices as well as the biomedical model affect the approach to type II diabetes. Both frameworks offer unique understandings of the etiology of diabetes and recommend different ways to manage the condition. Based on in-depth and semi-structured interviews with both community members and clinicians, the present study seeks to understand how diabetes is understood and treated in indigenous settings in rural Yucatán...
November 16, 2016: Social Science & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27856785/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-phenotypes-using-cluster-analysis-of-electronic-medical-records
#4
Rodrigo Vazquez Guillamet, Oleg Ursu, Gary Iwamoto, Pope L Moseley, Tudor Oprea
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a heterogeneous disease. In this retrospective study, we hypothesize that it is possible to identify clinically relevant phenotypes by applying clustering methods to electronic medical records. We included all the patients >40 years with a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease admitted to the University of New Mexico Hospital between 1 January 2011 and 1 May 2014. We collected admissions, demographics, comorbidities, severity markers and treatments...
November 17, 2016: Health Informatics Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847336/mexican-arnica-heterotheca-inuloides-cass-asteraceae-astereae-ethnomedical-uses-chemical-constituents-and-biological-properties
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José Luis Rodríguez-Chávez, Verónica Egas, Edelmira Linares, Robert Bye, Tzasna Hernández, Francisco J Espinosa-García, Guillermo Delgado
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Heterotheca inuloides Cass. (Asteraceae) has been traditionally used to treat a wide range of diseases in Mexico in the treatment of rheumatism, topical skin inflammation, muscular pain colic, and other painful conditions associated with inflammatory processes, additionally has been used to treat dental diseases, and gastrointestinal disorders. This species has also been used for the treatment of cancer and diabetes. This review provides up-to-date information on the botanical characterization, traditional uses, chemical constituents, as well as the biolological activities of H...
November 12, 2016: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27818411/the-i-vivir-mejor-i-consortium-a-rural-us-m%C3%A3-xico-collaborative-model-to-prevent-and-treat-diabetes
#6
Susan Kunz, Maia Ingram, Rosalinda Piper, Sylvia Ochoa, Alicia Sander, Cecilia Navarro, Sean McKenzie
The Vivir Mejor! (Live Better!) System of Diabetes Prevention and Care Consortium is a multi-sector partnership to establish an integrated diabetes system of care in Santa Cruz County, Arizona on the U.S.-Mexico border. Major outcomes include improved healthy eating and active living knowledge and behaviors and lowered HbA1c.
2016: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27809805/detection-of-latent-tuberculosis-infection-among-migrant-farmworkers-along-the-us-mexico-border
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E Oren, M H Fiero, E Barrett, B Anderson, M Nuῆez, F Gonzalez-Salazar
BACKGROUND: Migrant farmworkers are among the highest-risk populations for latent TB infection (LTBI) in the United States with numerous barriers to healthcare access and increased vulnerability to infectious diseases. LTBI is usually diagnosed on the border using the tuberculin skin test (TST). QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) also measures immune response against specific Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens. The objective of this study is to assess the comparability of TST and QFT-GIT to detect LTBI among migrant farmworkers on the border, as well as to examine the effects of various demographic and clinical factors on test positivity...
November 3, 2016: BMC Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802278/projected-impact-of-mexico-s-sugar-sweetened-beverage-tax-policy-on-diabetes-and-cardiovascular-disease-a-modeling-study
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Luz Maria Sánchez-Romero, Joanne Penko, Pamela G Coxson, Alicia Fernández, Antoinette Mason, Andrew E Moran, Leticia Ávila-Burgos, Michelle Odden, Simón Barquera, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
BACKGROUND: Rates of diabetes in Mexico are among the highest worldwide. In 2014, Mexico instituted a nationwide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in order to reduce the high level of SSB consumption, a preventable cause of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). We used an established computer simulation model of CVD and country-specific data on demographics, epidemiology, SSB consumption, and short-term changes in consumption following the SSB tax in order to project potential long-range health and economic impacts of SSB taxation in Mexico...
November 2016: PLoS Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27776251/the-effects-of-exenatide-twice-daily-compared-to-insulin-lispro-added-to-basal-insulin-in-latin-american-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-a-retrospective-analysis-of-the-4b-trial
#9
Silvia Beatriz Gorban de Lapertosa, Gustavo Frechtel, Elise Hardy, Leobardo Sauque-Reyna
AIMS: Socioeconomic changes in Latin American countries have led to an increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D). We examined the effects of exenatide twice daily (BID) or insulin lispro, each added to insulin glargine, in Latin American patients with T2D. METHODS: This was a subgroup analysis of patients from Argentina and Mexico in the 4B study (N=114). Patients with glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) of 7.0-10.0% (53-86mmol/mol) after 12weeks of intensive basal insulin optimization were randomized to exenatide BID or thrice-daily insulin lispro added to insulin glargine and metformin...
October 8, 2016: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27765008/sglt2-inhibitors-in-diabetes-mellitus-treatment
#10
Juan Rosas-Guzmán, Juan Rosas-Saucedo, Alma R J Romero-García
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic illness with high prevalence in Mexico, Latin-America, and the world and is associated to high morbidity, disability, and mortality rate, especially in developing countries. T2DM physiopathology is very complex; insulin resistance in the muscle, liver, and adipose tissue, a reduction in the production of incretins (mainly GLP-1) in the intestine, increased glucagon synthesis, an insufficient response of insulin generation, and increased glucose reabsorption in the kidney lead all together to an hyperglycemic state, which has been closely associated with the development of micro and macrovascular complications...
August 29, 2016: Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756803/association-of-passive-and-active-smoking-with-pre-diabetes-risk-in-a-predominantly-hispanic-population
#11
Jose R Bucheli, Ahmad Manshad, Mark D Ehrhart, Jenny Camacho, Mark R Burge
Smoking is the leading cause of avoidable death and is associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk. Previous studies on the impact of passive smoking have not been applied to a Hispanic-majority population. We investigated the association between active smoking, exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and pre-diabetes risk in a New Mexico population. We hypothesized that pre-diabetes risk increases with increasing smoking status after adjustment for important covariates. We screened 219 adults from an ongoing study who were categorized according to their smoking status (never smoker, current smoker, previous smoker) and their exposure to ETS (exposed or unexposed)...
October 18, 2016: Journal of Investigative Medicine: the Official Publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27753811/ssa-04-2-obesity-the-most-influencing-and-modifiable-risk-factors-in-latin-america
#12
Rafael Hernandez-Hernandez
For the last three-decade cardiovascular disease have been the principal causes of death in most Latin American countries. Their importance has been rising, as in developed countries; such as United State, the mortality rate for CV disease declined in LA rises as in the other developing countries.Cardiovascular risk factors epidemiological studies from LA tend to be limited, and with restrictions on the methodology for sampling and interpretation of results; making most of the studies little comparable each other;on the other hand, population characteristics from country to country and inside each country are so different in ethnicity, habits, socio-economic status which make difficult to integrate and compare results as a whole...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752939/association-between-pnpla3-rs738409-lyplal1-rs12137855-ppp1r3b-rs4240624-gckr-rs780094-and-elevated-transaminase-levels-in-overweight-obese-mexican-adults
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Yvonne N Flores, Rafael Velázquez-Cruz, Paula Ramírez, Manuel Bañuelos, Zuo-Feng Zhang, Hal F Yee, Shen-Chih Chang, Samuel Canizales-Quinteros, Manuel Quiterio, Guillermo Cabrera-Alvarez, Nelly Patiño, Jorge Salmerón
There is scarce information about the link between specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and risk of liver disease among Latinos, despite the disproportionate burden of disease among this population. Our aim was to investigate nine SNPs in or near the following genes: PNPLA3, LYPLAL1, PPP1R3B, GCKR, NCAN, IRS1, PPARG, and ADIPOR2 and examine their association with persistently elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) levels in Mexican adults. Data and samples were collected from 741 participants in the Mexican Health Worker Cohort Study, in Cuernavaca, Mexico...
December 2016: Molecular Biology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27751366/genetic-polymorphisms-in-sod-rs2070424-rs7880-and-cat-rs7943316-rs1001179-enzymes-are-associated-with-increased-body-fat-percentage-and-visceral-fat-in-an-obese-population-from-central-mexico
#14
César Hernández-Guerrero, Paulina Hernández-Chávez, Inés Romo-Palafox, Grecia Blanco-Melo, Alicia Parra-Carriedo, Ana Pérez-Lizaur
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Oxidative disturbance is an important factor involved in the etiology of comorbidities associated with obesity. Genetic polymorphisms such as SOD1 -251A>G, SOD2 47 C>T, CAT -21A>T and CAT -262 C>T have been described to alter the activity of antioxidant enzymes. The aim of the present work was to analyze the association of the mentioned SNPs with obesity and their relationship with anthropometric and clinical variables in this group. METHODS: The study included 416 Mexican women (208 normal weight, NW and 208 subjects with obesity, OB)...
July 2016: Archives of Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27735891/tax-on-sugar-sweetened-beverages-in-spain
#15
Vicente Ortún, Beatriz G López-Valcárcel, Jaime Pinilla
This article provides a critical review about the challenges that taxes on sugary drinks as an instrument of health policy must face to reverse the trend of the current epidemics of obesity. We analyzed the experiences of the leading countries, particularly Mexico, and reflect on the counterweight exerted by the industry against obesity policies, and on the power of lobbyists. Those tax policies for public health have to overcome the enormous strength of the industry, which is exerted in several-science and research, brand reputation, influence on regulators-levels...
October 13, 2016: Revista Española de Salud Pública
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733244/tuberculosis-diabetes-epidemiology-in-the-border-and-non-border-regions-of-tamaulipas-mexico
#16
Bassent E Abdelbary, Moncerrato Garcia-Viveros, Horacio Ramirez-Oropesa, Mohammad H Rahbar, Blanca I Restrepo
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a re-emerging risk factor for TB development and adverse TB outcomes. As a follow-up of our previous study in 1998-2004, we reassessed prevalence of DM and its associated factors among 8431 TB patients using surveillance data from 2006 to 2013 for the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, across the border with Texas. Prevalence of DM was 25.2%, with an increase of at least 2.8% over the study period. Newly discovered factors associated with TB-DM (versus no DM) were lower education and higher unemployment (p < 0...
September 28, 2016: Tuberculosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27717768/comparative-effectiveness-and-cost-effectiveness-of-treat-to-target-versus-benefit-based-tailored-treatment-of-type-2-diabetes-in-low-income-and-middle-income-countries-a-modelling-analysis
#17
Sanjay Basu, Vishnu Shankar, John S Yudkin
BACKGROUND: Optimal prescription of blood pressure, lipid, and glycaemic control treatments for adults with type 2 diabetes remains unclear. We aimed to compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two treatment approaches for diabetes management in five low-income and middle-income countries. METHODS: We developed a microsimulation model to compare a treat-to-target (TTT) strategy, aiming to achieve target levels of biomarkers (blood pressure <130/80 mm Hg, LDL <2·59 mmol/L, and HbA1c <7% [ie, 53·0 mmol/mol]), with a benefit-based tailored treatment (BTT) strategy, aiming to lower estimated risk for complications (to a 10 year cardiovascular risk <10% and lifetime microvascular risk <5%) on the basis of age, sex, and biomarker values...
November 2016: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27673442/effects-of-functional-disability-and-depressive-symptoms-on-mortality-in-older-mexican-american-adults-with-diabetes-mellitus
#18
Miriam Mutambudzi, Nai-Wei Chen, Kyriakos S Markides, Soham Al Snih
OBJECTIVES: To examine the effect of co-occurring depressive symptoms and functional disability on mortality in older Mexican-American adults with diabetes mellitus. DESIGN: Longitudinal cohort study. SETTING: Hispanic Established Populations for the Epidemiological Study of the Elderly (HEPESE) survey conducted in the southwestern United States (Texas, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, California). PARTICIPANTS: Community-dwelling Mexican Americans with self-reported diabetes mellitus participating in the HEPESE survey (N = 624)...
November 2016: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27660663/insulin-lispro-low-mixture-twice-daily-vs-basal-insulin-glargine-once-daily-and-prandial-insulin-lispro-once-daily-as-insulin-intensification-strategies-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-latin-american-subpopulation-analysis-of-a-randomized-trial
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Arturo Rojas, Georgina Sposetti, Jorge L Gross, Douglas Eugenio Barbieri, Ran Duan, Bruno Linetzky, Janaina Martins De Lana, Oded Stempa, Angel Rodriguez
BACKGROUND: This post hoc analysis examined the efficacy and safety of twice-daily insulin lispro low mixture (LM25) and once-daily basal insulin glargine plus once-daily prandial insulin lispro (IGL) in a Latin American subpopulation with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS: A phase 4, randomized, open-label, parallel-arm trial included participants aged 18-75 years with T2DM taking once-daily insulin glargine and stable doses of metformin and/or pioglitazone with glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) 7...
2016: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595253/-factors-associated-with-delay-to-reperfusion-therapy-in-patients-with-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-in-a-hospital-in-the-southeast-of-mexico
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Manuel Alfonso Baños-González, Orlando Luis Henne-Otero, Manuel Eduardo Torres-Hernández, Jorge Elías Torres-López, César Leonardo González-Aguilar, María Sangeado-Santos, José Antonio Gómez-Garibay, Alfredo Hernández-Aguirre
UNLABELLED: Introduction and subject: The aim of the study was to determine the factors involved in the delayed medical care of patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. METHODS: A prospective observational study was conducted in patients admitted to the coronary care unit at Dr. Juan Graham Casasús hospital with a diagnosis of ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. In all patients, clinical data, type and time of reperfusion treatment, and factors associated with delay were identified...
July 2016: Gaceta Médica de México
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