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The Relationship Between Gluten and Heart Disease

Gluten consumption by those who are not diagnosed with Celiac Disease (CD) does not increase risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).  In fact, avoiding...
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Long-Term Data on How Lifestyle Intervention Programs Benefit People...

Results from a retrospective study indicate clear benefits for people with diabetes enrolling in a program designed to encourage lifestyle and behavior change. The...
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DASH Diet May Be Effective in Reducing Gout

  After 26 years of follow up, the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, originally developed for hypertension, may also reduce the risk...
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Target Systolic BP to Reduce CVD Risk

Results from a new study found that reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to levels below currently recommended targets significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular...
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Migraines Impacted by Body Weight

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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Impact of Obesity on Older Men

Normal aging in men leads to decreases in total and bioavailable testosterone concentrations and culminates in a naturally occurring condition known as andropause. However,...
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Symptom or Disease Management: Diagnosis and Management of Hyperglycemia...

During periods of over-nutrition, excess energy is stored in white adipose tissue (WAT); continuing expansion of WAT may lead to obesity. Obesity alters the...
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Link Between Body Fat & Migraines?

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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Gut Microbiome Health and link to Congestive Heart Failure

Key points: Inflammation, pathogenic gut bacteria, and Candida species and markers of disease severity where analyzed in adults with stable mild, moderate and severe congestive...
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Lifestyle Intervention Leads to Weight Loss and Subsequent Decrease...

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a common complication of diabetes, leads to pain and loss of feeling in the hands, arms, feet and legs.  The...
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Recent Research Triggers Clinical Criteria for CVD Diagnosis Based...

A recent article assessing that women have significantly different biomarkers associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is prompting the clinical community to reevaluate what criteria...
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Probiotics May Help Reverse Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Key points:  Results from a recent study showed that 12 weeks of supplementation with probiotics significantly lowered cholesterol, triglycerides, and waist circumference in pediatric...
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Moderate Tea Consumption Slows Coronary Artery Calcium Progression and...

Key points:  Around the world, coffee and tea are two of the most frequently consumed drinks.  However, how much these beverages impact cardiovascular function...
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Women ARE Different from Men! Even by CVD Biomarker...

Key points:  A recent study showed that cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers differed significantly between females and males. The results of this study may indicate...
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Do Women Have Specific Biomarkers That May Predict Risk...

Key points:  Heart disease is the leading cause of mortality in women. Assessing gender specific biomarkers may help diagnose women most at risk to...
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Beyond BMI: Factoring Waist Circumference, Age, Race, and Ethnicity...

Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used as an indicator of various health conditions for many decades.1 However, a multitude of other factors may...
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Bariatric Surgery Decreases Risk of Microvascular Complications in Patients...

Key points:  A recent study showed a long-term, reduced risk of microvascular complications following bariatric surgery, an intervention used frequently to manage and prevent...
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High Saturated Fats Impact on Angiotensin‐Converting Enzyme (ACE): Potential...

Key points:  Angiotensin‐converting enzyme (ACE) is an enzyme used in blood pressure regulation and cardiovascular health. It has recently been understood that ACE levels...
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