Patients with sleep-disordered breathing were more likely to have impairments in free fatty acid metabolism than those without sleep-disordered breathing.
In patients with cystic fibrosis, prolonged exposure to heat can lead to chloride-deficient metabolic alkalosis as a result of a loss of electrolytes through sweat.
Bempedoic acid was found to be safe and effective at lowering LDL-C in patients with hypercholesterolemia.
Higher plant protein intake is associated with reductions in the risks for overall and cardiovascular disease mortality in men and women.
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is rising at an unequal rate among different patient demographics.
In US veterans aged 75 years and older, statin use is associated with reduced all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
An algorithm using simple clinical variables was proposed for the diagnosis of dysbetalipoproteinemia.
Adults with severe chronic disease or with fair or poor general health have a higher prevalence of edentulism and severe tooth loss.
Suboptimal adherence to and low prescribing of high-intensity statin therapy may be associated with the modest reductions in LDL-C observed in patients with ASCVD.
Women with elevated body mass index and hypertension are more likely to have subclinical hypothyroidism and may benefit from regular screening.
Low mean levels and high variability of HDL-C were found to be associated with increased risks for stroke, myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality.