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Prediabetes Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and All-cause Mortality
Prediabetes is an intermediate metabolic state between normoglycemia and diabetes. Biomarkers such as fasting glucose, oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), and/or hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) have been used for the diagnosis of prediabetes. However, the criteria used to define prediabetes are not always consistent among organizations...
A recent study published inStroke
examined the effect that a typical Nordic diet had on stroke incidence. The study used previous cohort participants and medical records to examine over 50000 Danish participants dietary habits for over 13 years...
Women's Risks for CVD and MetS Increase More Before Menopause than After
Prior research has always suggested women before menopause have a lower risk than men for CVD; after menopause there is an equal risk between the sexes which has been mostly attributed to hormonal reduction. However, data from a cohort of the ARIC study * recently published in theJournal of the American Heart Association...
Complimentary Continuing Educational Module from Scripps
One Carbon Metabolism
Speaker: Rima Rozen PhD
Credits Offered:AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
This podcast features a presentation by Rima Rozen, PhD on the topic of One Carbon Metabolism. It also features an introduction by Dr. Steve Zeisel. Dr. Rozen is a professor in the department of human genetics at McGill University. In general, her research focuses on genetic deficiencies in the metabolism of folic acid in the body, which can lead to birth defects, fatty liver, colorectal cancer and brain dysfunction