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LDL management worse among women with type 2 diabetes

March 30, 2015

Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have out-of-target LDL cholesterol levels than men, according to a research article in the International Journal of Endocrinology.

The finding was not affected by age, disease duration or use of lipid-lowering medications.

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Anti-HCV seropositivity not associated with metabolic syndrome

March 27, 2015
Anti-hepatitis C virus infection seropositivity was not associated with metabolic syndrome among Taiwanese adults, regardless of age, gender and fibrosis, according to…
AnnMarie Koster In the Journals

Fat distribution may influence mortality rates in men, women

March 27, 2015
The distribution of fat in the abdomen and thighs may indicate mortality risk in both men and women, according to research in the journal Obesity.Fat distribution is…
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New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet Diabetes &
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Experts Take: Dialogue on HTG

Experts’ Take: Dialogue on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin Pharma Inc.

Lead by genetic studies, recent data describe a causal role of triglycerides (TG) in the formation of atherosclerosis…
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Michael H. Davidson, MD, discusses PCSK9 as a target of therapy

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Cardiology Today Editorial Board member Michael H. Davidson, MD, outlines a session he…
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LDL management worse among women with type 2 diabetes

March 30, 2015
Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have out-of-target LDL cholesterol levels than men, according to a research article in the…
In the Journals

Anti-HCV seropositivity not associated with metabolic syndrome

March 27, 2015
Anti-hepatitis C virus infection seropositivity was not associated with metabolic syndrome among Taiwanese adults, regardless of age, gender and…
AnnMarie Koster In the Journals

Fat distribution may influence mortality rates in men, women

March 27, 2015
The distribution of fat in the abdomen and thighs may indicate mortality risk in both men and women, according to research in the journal…
In the Journals

New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet
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Repeated use of antibiotics linked to diabetes risk

March 25, 2015
Past exposure to antibiotics may lead to an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a large observational study published in the…
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Women, men may respond differently to drugs for diabetes, lipids, BP

March 25, 2015
The response to medications prescribed to treat diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia may differ by sex, according to research published in the…
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Dietary changes, physical activity, cognitive training prevent cognitive impairment in older patients

March 11, 2015
Multiple interventions such as healthy eating habits, exercise and web-based cognitive training may prevent or postpone cognitive decline among older…
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Diabetes prevalence lower in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia than unaffected relatives

March 11, 2015
Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia had a lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes compared with relatives without familial hypercholesterolemia…
Jennifer S. Lee Meeting News Coverage

Common cardiometabolic risk factor constellations for women in mid-life identified by race, ethnicity

March 10, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The risk for specific constellations of metabolic syndrome components may be related to race/ethnicity and physical activity in…
Roy Kim Meeting News Coverage

Increased nut intake reduces risk for metabolic syndrome among adolescents

March 9, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Even a modest amount of nut consumption could reduce the risk for developing metabolic syndrome among adolescents, according to…
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