Natalie Almeras

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an atherogenic metabolic risk factor profile associated with the use of atypical antipsychotics
    Natalie Almeras
    Laval Hospital Research Center, Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Laval University, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, 4th Floor, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:557-64. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between the fatty acid content of triglyceride, visceral adipose tissue accumulation, and components of the insulin resistance syndrome
    André J Tremblay
    Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 53:310-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of 'hypertriglyceridemic waist' in men who participated in the Quebec Health Survey: association with atherogenic and diabetogenic metabolic risk factors
    Isabelle Lemieux
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 18:725-32. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Visceral and not subcutaneous abdominal adiposity reduction drives the benefits of a 1-year lifestyle modification program
    Anne Laure Borel
    Department of Cardiology, Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1223-33. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvement of metabolic risk profile under second-generation antipsychotics: a pilot intervention study
    Mélissa Blouin
    Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hôpital Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:275-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Adiponectinemia in visceral obesity: impact on glucose tolerance and plasma lipoprotein and lipid levels in men
    Mélanie Côté
    FAHA, Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, 2725, Chemin Ste Foy, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, 4th Floor, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1434-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Visceral obesity and plasma glucose-insulin homeostasis: contributions of interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in men
    Amélie Cartier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Hôpital Laval Research Centre, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1931-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Adiposity and eating behaviors in patients under second generation antipsychotics
    Mélissa Blouin
    Hôpital Laval Research Centre, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1780-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Visceral adipose tissue indicates the severity of cardiometabolic risk in patients with and without type 2 diabetes: results from the INSPIRE ME IAA study
    Jessica D Smith
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1517-25. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Normalization of visceral adiposity is required to normalize plasma apolipoprotein B levels in response to a healthy eating/physical activity lifestyle modification program in viscerally obese men
    Emilie Pelletier-Beaumont
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 221:577-82. 2012

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an atherogenic metabolic risk factor profile associated with the use of atypical antipsychotics
    Natalie Almeras
    Laval Hospital Research Center, Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Laval University, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, 4th Floor, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:557-64. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate whether 2 atypical antipsychotics differ regarding their impact on the cardiovascular disease risk profile compared with a reference group...
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between the fatty acid content of triglyceride, visceral adipose tissue accumulation, and components of the insulin resistance syndrome
    André J Tremblay
    Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 53:310-7. 2004
    ..002) blood pressure. In summary, results of this study suggest that the fatty acid content of TG is associated with many metabolic variables of the insulin resistance syndrome independently of body fat mass or visceral AT accumulation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of 'hypertriglyceridemic waist' in men who participated in the Quebec Health Survey: association with atherogenic and diabetogenic metabolic risk factors
    Isabelle Lemieux
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 18:725-32. 2002
    ..0 mmol/L or higher) in men has been shown to be associated with this atherogenic metabolic triad, with a probability of more than 80%...
  4. doi request reprint Visceral and not subcutaneous abdominal adiposity reduction drives the benefits of a 1-year lifestyle modification program
    Anne Laure Borel
    Department of Cardiology, Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1223-33. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the reduction in VAT was independently related to the reduction in global adiposity and to the improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvement of metabolic risk profile under second-generation antipsychotics: a pilot intervention study
    Mélissa Blouin
    Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hôpital Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:275-9. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of a weight management program on metabolic health of second-generation antipsychotic (SGA)-treated patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adiponectinemia in visceral obesity: impact on glucose tolerance and plasma lipoprotein and lipid levels in men
    Mélanie Côté
    FAHA, Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, 2725, Chemin Ste Foy, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, 4th Floor, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1434-9. 2005
    ..Furthermore, adiponectin predicts glucose tolerance and plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in a manner that is partly independent from the contribution of visceral adiposity...
  7. doi request reprint Visceral obesity and plasma glucose-insulin homeostasis: contributions of interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in men
    Amélie Cartier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Hôpital Laval Research Centre, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1931-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the relationships of two inflammatory cytokines, IL-6 and TNF-alpha, to visceral adiposity and indices of plasma glucose-insulin homeostasis...
  8. doi request reprint Adiposity and eating behaviors in patients under second generation antipsychotics
    Mélissa Blouin
    Hôpital Laval Research Centre, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1780-7. 2008
    ..Second generation antipsychotics (SGA) induce substantial weight gain but the mechanisms responsible for this phenomenon remain speculative...
  9. doi request reprint Visceral adipose tissue indicates the severity of cardiometabolic risk in patients with and without type 2 diabetes: results from the INSPIRE ME IAA study
    Jessica D Smith
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1517-25. 2012
    ..Visceral adiposity is an important correlate of cardiometabolic risk, yet its association after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes remains unclear...
  10. doi request reprint Normalization of visceral adiposity is required to normalize plasma apolipoprotein B levels in response to a healthy eating/physical activity lifestyle modification program in viscerally obese men
    Emilie Pelletier-Beaumont
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 221:577-82. 2012
    ..We have examined the effects of a 1-year lifestyle modification program on plasma apoB levels in viscerally obese men and compared post-intervention levels to those of a reference group of lean healthy men...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiometabolic effects of rosiglitazone in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery bypass grafts: A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 211:565-73. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of rosiglitazone on saphenous vein graft (SVG) atherosclerosis prevention and on modification of the global cardiometabolic risk profile...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of rimonabant on the high-triglyceride/ low-HDL-cholesterol dyslipidemia, intraabdominal adiposity, and liver fat: the ADAGIO-Lipids trial
    Jean Pierre Despres
    Quebec Heart Institute, Hôpital Laval Research Centre, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:416-23. 2009
    ..ADAGIO-Lipids assessed the effect of rimonabant on cardiometabolic risk factors and intraabdominal and liver fat...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of topiramate on energy balance in obese men: a 6-month double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study with a 6-month open-label extension
    Angelo Tremblay
    Division of Kinesiology PEPS, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, G1K 7P4 Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:123-34. 2007
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to study the impact of TPM on food preferences, measures of satiety, food intake, resting metabolic rate (RMR), and 24-h energy expenditure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of apoC-III gene polymorphisms on the lipoprotein-lipid profile of viscerally obese men
    Charles Couillard
    Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    J Lipid Res 44:986-93. 2003
    ..Results of the present study support the notion of a hypertriglyceridemic effect associated with the apoC-III SstI polymorphism that could modulate the magnitude of the dyslipidemic state in abdominally obese patients...
  15. pmc French Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire compared with an accelerometer cut point to classify physical activity among pregnant obese women
    Nadia Chandonnet
    Paediatrics Department, Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e38818. 2012
    ..Comparisons with other standard cutpoints were presented in files S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7. The PPAQ is reliable and moderately accurate for the measure of PA of various intensities and types among pregnant obese women...
  16. pmc A multicentre, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial evaluating rosiglitazone for the prevention of atherosclerosis progression after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with type 2 diabetes. Design and rationale of the VeIn-Coron
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:509-15. 2009
    ..However, its role in the prevention of atherosclerosis progression is uncertain...