Linda Peckel

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Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

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Skin disorders, particularly those with known inflammatory mechanisms, may be considered potential early markers for the development of insulin resistance leading to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Examining the Obesity Paradox in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Examining the Obesity Paradox in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Obesity has a substantial effect on general health parameters, but its role in rheumatoid arthritis is much more complex.

Changes to the Common Rule and Modern Clinical Research

Changes to the Common Rule and Modern Clinical Research

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The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent while introducing a new concept of "broad consent" that can significantly expand the reach of research that continues to yield new and important information.

Changes in Adiposity Related to Late Life Cognitive Performance in African Americans

Changes in Adiposity Related to Late Life Cognitive Performance in African Americans

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Increasing waist circumference in midlife increases the risk of cognitive decline in late life.

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

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Hyperglycemia treatment was left to physician's discretion.

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