- Dyslipidemia of the metabolic syndromeGiacomo Ruotolo
Penn Medical Laboratory, MedStar Research Institute, 108 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Curr Cardiol Rep 4:494-500. 2002....
- Obesity and dyslipidemiaBarbara V Howard
MedStar Research Institute, 6495 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 201, Hyattsville, MD 20783, USA
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:855-67. 2003..In addition, obese individuals should be targeted for intense lipid-lowering therapy, when necessary...
- Preprocedure hyperglycemia is more strongly associated with restenosis in diabetic patients after percutaneous coronary intervention than is hemoglobin A1CJoseph Lindsay
Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:15-20. 2007..Although more frequent in diabetic patients, restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is less common in those with good glycemic control. High circulating insulin levels may also be associated with more frequent restenosis...
- Insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, and risk of incident cardiovascular disease in nondiabetic american indians: the Strong Heart StudyHelaine E Resnick
MedStar Research Institute, Hyattsville, MD 20783, USA
Diabetes Care 26:861-7. 2003..Whether IR and MS predict CVD independently of diabetes and other CVD risk factors is not known. This study examines whether IR and/or presence of MS are independently associated with CVD in nondiabetic American Indians (AI)...
- A genetic and epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease in Alaska natives (GOCADAN): design and methodsBarbara V Howard
MedStar Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Int J Circumpolar Health 64:206-21. 2005..Data from this study will contribute to the delivery of health-care and prevention of CVD in Alaska Eskimos and other populations...
- Fasting plasma leptin, tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor 2, and monocyte chemoattracting protein 1 concentration in a population of glucose-tolerant and glucose-intolerant women: impact on cardiovascular mortalityLorenzo Piemonti
Surgical Department, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Diabetes Care 26:2883-9. 2003..In vitro studies suggested that these effects may be mediated via overproduction of monocyte chemoattracting protein (MCP)-1/CCL2, which is a chemokine involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
- The molecular basis of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency syndromes: a comprehensive study of molecular and biochemical findings in 13 unrelated Italian familiesLaura Calabresi
Center E Grossi Paoletti, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1972-8. 2005..To better understand the role of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) in lipoprotein metabolism through the genetic and biochemical characterization of families carrying mutations in the LCAT gene...
- Dietary intakes vary with age among Eskimo adults of Northwest Alaska in the GOCADAN study, 2000-2003Elizabeth D Nobmann
IDM Consulting, Anchorage, AK, USA
J Nutr 135:856-62. 2005..Variations in intake by age may portend changing eating patterns that will influence CVD as participants age. These data will contribute to understanding dietary risk factors for cardiovascular disease in this population...
- Understanding the physiological and functional consequences of menopause: the PROSALMEN study. PROgetto SALute MENopausaStefania Bandinelli
INRCA Geriatric Department, Firenze, Italy
Aging Clin Exp Res 14:170-7. 2002....
- Mild inflammatory activation of mammary arteries in patients with acute coronary syndromesChiara Foglieni
Clinical Cardiovascular Biology Laboratory and Cardiac Surgery Unit, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H2831-7. 2008..These findings indicated IMA as active vessels in coronary syndromes...