Tag: "dyslipidemia" at medical news
Obesity among African-American stroke survivors increases risk factors for recurrent stroke
...ences, including insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia
(high cholesterol levels or other lipid level prob...rs, hypertension (HTN), diabetes mellitus (DM) and dyslipidemia
(DL). Overall, 76 percent of the patients (70 percent of men and 81 percent of women) were overweigh...
Survivors who stop taking aspirin increase risk of another stroke
... were smokers. In the study group, 52 percent had dyslipidemia
compared to 58 percent in the control group (not statistically significant). In the study group, 36 percent had coronary heart disease compared to 18 percent in the control group (a statistically significant difference). Also, a similar number of p...
Study finds that adherence to diet, not type of diet, more important factor for losing weight
...ults aged 22 to 72 years, with known hypertension, dyslipidemia
(high cholesterol), or fasting hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). Participants were enrolled starting July 18, 2000, and randomized to the diet groups until January 24, 2002. Forty participants were assigned to each of the diet plans. After 2 months ...
Studies show ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl) has positive effects on various components of dyslipidemia
... ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) has favorable effects on dyslipidemia
(low HDL-C levels, high triglycerides and high lev...r demonstrated that ACTOS has favorable effects on dyslipidemia
in patients with type 2 diabetes. In each of the four trials, patients with poorly controlled type 2...
Women and heart disease: The role of diabetes and hyperglycemia
... CVD among diabetic women, including hypertension, dyslipidemia
(an imbalanced lipid and cholesterol profile) and ...d make special efforts not to neglect treatment of dyslipidemia
in these populations." The researchers conclude that "Most women with diabetes will develop CVD year...
Combination therapy w/ ACTOS (pioglitazone HCI) shown to improve components of diabetic dyslipidemia
...and subparticle profiles of patients with diabetic dyslipidemia
when administered in conjunction with other diabet...abnormalities associated with the disease, such as dyslipidemia
common in patients with type 2 diabetes," noted Dr. Khan. ACTOS is known as an insulin sensitizer b...
Exemestane beats tamoxifen in first phase III head to head trial in advanced breast cancer
...er it would be an indication for use in women with dyslipidemia
(abnormal lipid measurements). That remains to be demonstrated in clinical studies." He said there were many questions still to be answered in future trials for example, can steroidal and non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors (AIs) safely be combined w...
Intensive statin therapy reduces amount of plaque buildup in arteries compared to moderate treatment
...cations for treatment guidelines for patients with dyslipidemia
and established CAD," the authors write. "A more intensive lipid-lowering therapy is required than is currently recommended by national and international guidelines to obtain maximal reduction in the progression of coronary atherosclerosis," the rese...
Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: March 2004
...ng of risk factors that include abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia
(abnormal blood lipids), high blood pressure and a decreased ability for the body to produce enough insulin. "There are substantial health benefits to adding just three servings of whole grains a day, and it is not that difficult to do - just substi...
Metabolic syndrome, not BMI, predicts future cardiovascular risk in obese women, study finds
...many components of the metabolic syndrome, such as dyslipidemia
and hypertension." According to study researchers, the evaluation of metabolic status should be considered in all women regardless of weight status. "While recommending weight loss in overweight and obese women remains prudent, control of all modifi...
Overweight Hispanic youth face increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
...ome--a collection of health risks such as obesity, dyslipidemia
(characterized by high blood triglycerides and low HDL-cholesterol) and high blood pressure, which increase the chance of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes--affects more than 20 percent of adults in the United States. Hispanics experienc...
Study suggests that inflammation may play a role in developing high blood pressure
...vidual," writes Dr. Grundy, including obesity, and dyslipidemia
(disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, which includes high cholesterol levels). Dr. Grundy writes that "Sesso et al did not specifically address the question of what proportion of individuals with high-normal levels of C-reactive protein actually met ...
Firstborn: First risk for heart disease?
...s in terms of family history of CHD, hypertension, dyslipidemia
or diabetes. But cigarette smoking was lower among the firstborns. The cumulative number of risk factors per patient was almost identical between the firstborns and their younger siblings.Because we found the same kinds of risk factors in both gro...
Novartis receives FDA approval for LESCOL XL 80 mg
...cholesterol (HDL-C) in patients with primary mixed dyslipidemia
(Fredrickson Type IIb), as compared with LESCOL (...tients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia
and to slow the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with coronary heart disease. LESCOL XL 8...
Lescol® XL effectively manages all major lipid parameters
...sults mean that Lescol® XL effectively manages dyslipidemia
since a previous meta analysis showed that a mean LDL-C reduction of 30 percent or less is sufficient to bring more than 90 percent patients to the treatment goal. Almost 70 percent of coronary heart disease patients have low HDL-C. These patients ca...