Cardiovascular And Metabolic

BMI As Predictor of CVD Risk May Be More Susceptible to Bias

BMI As Predictor of CVD Risk May Be More Susceptible to Bias

The J-shaped correlation seen for body mass index with cardiovascular disease risk is susceptible to confounding due to pre-existing comorbidities.

Calorie Restriction Linked to Sustained Metabolic Adaptation

Calorie Restriction Linked to Sustained Metabolic Adaptation

Calorie restriction over 2 years is associated with considerable weight loss, and with lower than expected energy expenditure.

T1D  Risk Increased Following Influenza A H1N1 Diagnosis in Children

T1D Risk Increased Following Influenza A H1N1 Diagnosis in Children

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The 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic has been linked to an increased risk of new-onset type 1 diabetes in children.

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

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For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.

Sitagliptin Stimulates Distal Tubular Natriuresis in Type 2 Diabetes

Sitagliptin Stimulates Distal Tubular Natriuresis in Type 2 Diabetes

Total fractional sodium excretion increased with sitagliptin vs placebo.

Heart Failure Risk Varies With Bone Density and Race

Heart Failure Risk Varies With Bone Density and Race

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Total hip BMD was associated with heart failure risk in black and non-black men, with an interaction by race.

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