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Calorie restriction improved BP, sleep apnea in obese adults

September 25, 2014

Calorie restriction may improve BP and obstructive sleep apnea in obese adults, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions.

Marcia R. Klein, MD, PhD, and colleagues evaluated the effects of moderate energy restriction on severity of obstructive sleep apnea, BP, sympathetic activity, oxidative stress, inflammation, body adiposity, metabolic profile and endothelial function in adults with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea.

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Biguanides, liraglutide reduced CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

September 24, 2014
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with biguanides and liraglutide have a reduced risk for ischemic heart disease, heart failure and stroke, according to research…
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Gestational diabetes increased type 2 diabetes, CV risk

September 18, 2014
The risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases is increased in women with pregnancies which were complicated by gestational diabetes and ended in stillbirth…
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Higher plasma levels linked to CV complications in type 1 diabetes

September 18, 2014
Cardiovascular complications are associated with higher plasma levels in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a presenter at the 50th European Association for the…
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Experts’ Take: Dialogue on Hypertriglyceridemia

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

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Calorie restriction improved BP, sleep apnea in obese adults

September 25, 2014
Calorie restriction may improve BP and obstructive sleep apnea in obese adults, according to findings presented at the American Heart…
Meeting News Coverage

Biguanides, liraglutide reduced CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

September 24, 2014
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with biguanides and liraglutide have a reduced risk for ischemic heart disease, heart failure and stroke…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Gestational diabetes increased type 2 diabetes, CV risk

September 18, 2014
The risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases is increased in women with pregnancies which were complicated by gestational diabetes and…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Higher plasma levels linked to CV complications in type 1 diabetes

September 18, 2014
Cardiovascular complications are associated with higher plasma levels in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a presenter at the 50th European…
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Weight, high BP risk correlated in children, adolescents

September 17, 2014
BARCELONA, Spain — Prevalence of elevated BP increased as body weight rose in children and adolescents, according to findings from the PEP…
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Diabetes predicted long-term mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease

September 17, 2014
Long-term mortality of patients with ischemic heart disease is independently predicted by diabetes, according to research presented at the 50th…
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CDC: Children’s sodium intake higher than recommended

September 11, 2014
Sodium intake among school-aged children in the United States is higher than CDC recommendations, according to a recent MMWR report.More than 90% of…
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Vascular elasticity changes seen with fat loss in obese adolescents

September 9, 2014
Lifestyle intervention plus metformin therapy could help obese adolescents who are at risk for diabetes reduce their body fat percentage and improve…
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Metabolic abnormalities present in young children early after onset of overweight, obesity

September 8, 2014
Preschool-aged children who are overweight or obese display a variety of cardiometabolic risk factors, prompting researchers for a new study to…
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NAFLD risk increased by metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women

September 5, 2014
Postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome, central adiposity and insulin resistance are at higher risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease…
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