Lipid/Metabolic Resource Center Journal Articles

 
 
  • NAFLD in Hispanic Youth With Dysglycemia A new study examines the impacts of NAFLD on endothelial function and the risk for subclinical atherosclerosis among obese Hispanic adolescents.
  • Obesity and Pancreatitis This review explores the mechanisms by which obesity contributes to and exacerbates acute pancreatitis, and examines potential therapies for this obesity-related disease.
  • Mendelian Randomisation in Cardiovascular Research This article explains the concept of Mendelian randomization and the rationale for its use, as well as its limitations. How can it be applied to cardiovascular epidemiology?
  • Obesity and Prostate Cancer Might obesity contribute to the development and progression of prostate cancer? A new review investigates.
  • Unraveling Vascular Inflammation: From Immunology to Imaging In this review, the authors aim to elucidate our understanding of CVD as a systemic immuno-inflammatory disorder. What role might PET imaging play in assessing vascular inflammation?
  • Health Coaching by Medical Assistants in Primary Care Medical assistants could play an important role in helping primary care patients achieve healthy lifestyles.
  • Saturated Fat Does Not Clog the Arteries This editorial discusses the role of dietary saturated fat as a risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.
  • Biomarker-Based Risk Models to Risk Stratify Stable CHD In this commentary, the author examines the utility of a new risk model for coronary heart disease based on circulating biomarkers as well as other clinical variables: the ABC-CHD risk model.
  • ACEIs vs. ARBs for Cardiovascular Protection A new observational study suggests an equivalent or higher effectiveness of ARBs over ACEIs for cardiovascular prevention.
  • Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction in Patients With T2D What is the ideal amount of carbohydrate intake for type 2 diabetes patients?
  • Andreas Roland Gruentzig, the Man A fascinating profile of Andreas Gruentzig, the renowned cardiologist who first developed balloon angioplasty, and is considered the father of modern-day percutaneous coronary intervention.
  • Neuroprotection in Stroke: Collaboration and Reproducibility What are the challenges faced by translational stroke research? This articles focuses on the need to bridge the gap between current preclinical approaches and clinical trials of stroke therapy.
  • Managing Chronic Kidney Disease With MTM Medication therapy management in patients with CKD poses unique challenges. This article reviews medication related problems associated with CKD, including nonadherence and medication reconciliation.
  • Education and Coronary Heart Disease Is there a link between education levels and the development of coronary heart disease? This study investigates the possible connection.
  • The Effects of the DASH Diet in Women With PCOS Women with PCOS who adhered to the DASH diet realized reductions in BMI and anti-Mullerian hormone along with improvements in metabolic profiles.
  • Impact of Weight Loss on Waist Circumference and the MetS How might a decrease in waist circumference due to weight loss impact components of the metabolic syndrome?
  • Utility of the History and Physical Exam in Detecting ACS The history and physical exam are commonly used in the ED to assess chest pain patients for suspected ACS, but how useful are they?
  • Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in a Lupus Cohort How do different risk calculators perform in terms of estimating CVD risk in SLE patients?
  • Hemoglobin Himeji and Inconsistent Hemoglobin A1c Values This case highlights the need to be cognizant of hemoglobin variants which may falsely skew hemoglobin A1c test results.
  • Use of Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Among Heart Attack Survivors Is cardiac rehabilitation being adequately utilized in the US? The latest figures indicate that the percentage of heart attack survivors receiving cardiac rehabilitation is less than it should be.