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Sleeve gastrectomy reduces structural markers of atherosclerosis - Healio



Sleeve gastrectomy reduces structural markers of atherosclerosis 
Healio
Patients with obesity who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy experienced a marked reduction in the 6 months after the procedure in carotid intima-media thickness and epicardial fat thickness, both early markers of subclinical atherosclerosis ...

 


Duration of Prediabetes, Diabetes Independently Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Dysfunction - Endocrinology Advisor



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Duration of Prediabetes, Diabetes Independently Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Dysfunction 
Endocrinology Advisor
These associations were independent of smoking behavior and several potentially important metabolic factors such as adiposity, blood pressure, and cholesterol. A longer duration of prediabetes and diabetes in adults may be associated independently with ...

 


Altering the appearance of macrophages to prevent atherosclerosis - Medical Xpress



Altering the appearance of macrophages to prevent atherosclerosis 
Medical Xpress
Atherosclerosis is a classic inflammation-driven disease. Inflammation plays a major role in all phases of promoting the disease. Ren: "Atherosclerosis causes damage to the inside of the arteries. In these lesions, two major types of macrophages can be ...

 


Effect of wine on carotid atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: a 2-year randomized controlled trial - DG News



Effect of wine on carotid atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: a 2-year randomized controlled trial 
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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The progression of carotid-plaque volume in patients with type 2 diabetes is common. Previous observational studies showed an association between moderate alcohol and reduced risk of coronary disease. We examined whether consuming ...

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Vitamin D3 could help heal or prevent cardiovascular damage - Science Daily



Vitamin D3 could help heal or prevent cardiovascular damage 
Science Daily
The study shows that Vitamin D3 -- which is made by the body naturally when skin is exposed to the sun -- can significantly restore the damage to the cardiovascular system caused by several diseases, including hypertension, diabetes and atherosclerosis ...

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Atherosclerosis congress to tackle coconut oil controversy - Inquirer.net



Atherosclerosis congress to tackle coconut oil controversy 
Inquirer.net
The Philippines has hosted many international-grade medical congresses in the past, treating delegates from all corners of the globe, not only to world-class scientific presentations, but with fond memories of their local experiences. The country has ...

 


Are high fat or ketogenic diets atherosclerosis-safe? - Inquirer.net



Are high fat or ketogenic diets atherosclerosis-safe? 
Inquirer.net
Last week we discussed the evolving concept that fats and oils, like coconut oil, may not be the major culprit behind clogged arteries that could lead to heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although conventional wisdom has been ...

 


Vitamin D3 Could Help Prevent, Repair Cardiovascular System Damage - Sci-News.com



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Vitamin D3 Could Help Prevent, Repair Cardiovascular System Damage 
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Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3, can significantly restore the damage to the cardiovascular system caused by several diseases, including hypertension, diabetes and atherosclerosis, according to new research from Ohio University. Vitamin D3 ...

 


Doctor's Tip: February is heart month ? do you know if your coronary arteries are healthy? - Glenwood Springs Post Independent



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Doctor's Tip: February is heart month ? do you know if your coronary arteries are healthy? 
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Eventually plaque (atherosclerosis) forms, 99 percent of which is in the wall of the arteries, not causing a blockage. If plaque in a coronary artery ruptures, often caused by inflammation, the resultant blood clot blocks the blood supply to part of ...

 


Understanding the Stages of Heart Disease - ConsumerReports.org



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Understanding the Stages of Heart Disease 
ConsumerReports.org
Over time, that can damage the vessel walls, creating perfect places for cholesterol in your blood to lodge. Atherosclerosis: A mix of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other risk factors can cause cholesterol to build up into plaque deposits ...
Dr. Nina: When it comes to heart health, you hold great power Press of Atlantic City

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