Tag: "triglyceride" at medical news
Decreased levels of 'good' cholesterol in children with Progeria may cause premature heart disease
...ormation. However, LDL--or "bad" cholesterol--and triglyceride
levels, which are elevated in adults with heart disease, are usually at normal levels in children with Progeria. Dr. Gordon--along with family and friends--founded the Progeria Research Foundation in 1999 as the only organization solely dedicated to ...
Prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease varies by ethnicity
...nderlying differences in susceptibility to hepatic triglyceride
(HTGC) accumulation. They studied ...rements, and underwent H-NMR spectroscopy of liver triglyceride
content. The researchers then performed statistical analyses on the collected data. ...
UCSD researchers identify new role for drugs in prevention, treatment of atherosclerosis
Drugs that work in the liver to reduce fatty triglyceride
levels and improve insulin resistance, are also ef...ate PPAR-gamma and PPAR-alpha will not only reduce triglyceride
levels and improve insulin levels, as previously known, but will also inhibit key processes in the a...
Risk of muscle-damaging disorder low for most commonly prescribed statin drugs
...th diabetes mellitus with elevated cholesterol and triglyceride
levels, the higher risk conferred by combination therapy may warrant that physicians instruct their patients to stop therapy and be evaluated if symptoms suggestive of rhabdomyolysis develop."...
Metabolic syndrome associated with cognitive decline in elderly persons
...L, the "good cholesterol"), hypertension, and high triglyceride
and blood sugar levels, are more likely to experience cognitive impairment than those without this syndrome, according to a study in the November 10 issue of JAMA. The researchers also found a link with high measurements of certain proteins in the b...
ZETIA(R) co-administered with fenofibrate provided complementary lipid lowering efficacy
...with fenofibrate also improved HDL cholesterol and triglyceride
levels similar to fenofibrate alone," said Mason Wright Freeman, M.D., chief, Lipid Metabolism Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital. "Mixed hyperlipidemia is a metabolic disorder characterized by elevated LDL cholesterol, non HDL-C and TG and reduce...
Molecular clock genes influence metabolism of sugar and dietary fats
...es eliminates the diurnal variation in glucose and triglyceride
levels. In addition, they found that a mutated Clock gene protected mice from diabetes induced by a high-fat diet. Together these findings represent the first molecular insight into how timing of what we eat via the clock can influence metabolism. ...
CRESTOR leads in 1st international prospective study of statins in the metabolic syndrome
...s atorvastatin 10mg and 20mg at lowering patients' triglyceride
levels (-19% vs -20% at six weeks and -24% vs -24% at 12 weeks, respectively; n.s.). 1 Lead investigator of the COMETS study, Professor Stalenhoef of University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands, comments, "With the number of people with the...
Studies show ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl) has positive effects on various components of dyslipidemia
...e as likely as those without diabetes to have high triglyceride
and low HDL cholesterol levels, a condition commonly referred to as diabetic dyslipidemia. In this study of 859 patients with type 2 diabetes, 736 were taking statins and 123 were taking fibrates, both of which are established therapies to treat dy...
Study: Low-carb diet more effective than low-fat diet
...hydrate plan lost more body fat, and lowered their triglyceride
levels and raised their HDL, or good cholesterol, more than the low-fat dieters. The low-fat dieters lost an average of 14 pounds. Though the low-fat diet group lowered their total cholesterol more than the low-carb dieters, the latter group nearly h...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, May 18, 2004
...und that people on the low-carb diets had improved triglyceride
levels and slightly improved HDL ('good') cholesterol levels. Changes in LDL ('bad') cholesterol levels were not significant (Article, p. 769; Article, p. 778). One study followed 120 overweight people for six months and found that participants on th...
Interventional procedures significantly improve quality of life for obese patients
...f the surgery. A significant reduction in average triglyceride
levels, from 158.2 mg/dL to 119.9 mg/dL was noted,... to greater reduction in triglycerides. Excessive triglyceride
levels may lead to coronary artery disease. "We know that gastric procedures using the new Lap-Ban...
Combination therapy w/ ACTOS (pioglitazone HCI) shown to improve components of diabetic dyslipidemia
... a sulfonylurea, metformin or insulin, resulted in triglyceride
decreases and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) chole...tively manage glucose levels and positively affect triglyceride
and HDL cholesterol levels," said Mehmood Khan, M.D., F.A.C.E., senior vice president for medical an...
HHS launches diabetes prevention campaign
... 40mg/dL for men and less than 50 mg/dL for women; triglyceride
level 250 mg/dL or higher Family history of diabetes: having a parent, brother, or sister with diabetes Ethnicity: African American, Hispanic /Latino American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander, or His...
Winning the battle of the bulge: We're a scrimmage closer to victory
...ection in solving the obesity epidemic. "Lowering triglyceride
levels may very well be a big part of the answer,"...," Dr. Morley says. Effective medications to lower triglyceride
levels now are available, as is leptin, which can be injected into the body. Banks cautioned that th...
Migraine with aura, cholesterol increase risk of stroke in women
...troke risk was almost twice as high for women with triglyceride
levels above 200 mg/dL compared to those with levels below 150 mg/dL. Increased risk was also associated with an elevated ratio of total cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL), or decreased HDL. Previous studies have suggested an inc...
Researchers compare drugs used to prevent osteoporosis
... for the placebo group and the CEE group, however, triglyceride
concentrations (certain types of fats in the blood) increased by 24.6 percent in the CEE group at three years, a significantly greater change than in the raloxifene groups, which were 4.9 percent and 8.0 percent above levels at the beginning of the s...
Calorie restriction drastically reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes
...rom 35 to 82. In contrast, cholesterol and triglyceride
levels in the comparison group were in the 50th pe... before and during the diet. Their cholesterol and triglyceride
scores also were close to the 50th percentile for middle-aged Americans before the diet, and levels ...
1st data show CRESTOR highly effective at lowering LDL-C in patients with type 2 diabetes
...ESTOR also improved other lipid parameters such as triglyceride
levels, non-HDL-C and the ApoB/ApoA-I ratio. 1-3 The three studies presented at EAS which investigated the benefits of CRESTOR compared to atorvastatin in patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidaemia were CORALL, an 18-week forced-titration s...
Low-dose transdermal estrogen viable short-term treatment for menopausal women
...nal benefit of decreasing both LDL cholesterol and triglyceride
levels significantly lower than those achieved wit...estrogen, rather than oral HT, for women with high triglyceride
levels. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises women who decide that HT is appropriate to use...