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Xavier Pintó
Carlos III Health Institute
EndocrinologyMediterranean dietPopulationDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1A. Marcos-Delgado (University of León)
#2E. López-García (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)
Last. Julia Wärnberg (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Introduction and objectives Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a combination of various cardiovascular risk factors with a major impact on morbidity and premature mortality. However, the impact of MetS on self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is unknown. This study evaluated the HRQoL in a Spanish adult population aged 55 years and older with MetS. Method A cross-sectional analysis was performed with baseline data from the PREDIMED-Plus multicentre randomized trial. The partici...
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#1Mario Gutiérrez-Bedmar (UMA: University of Málaga)H-Index: 8
#2Pablo Olmedo (UGR: University of Granada)H-Index: 13
Last. Dolores Corella (University of Valencia)H-Index: 72
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Summary Background & aims Epidemiological data on iron status and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are still controversial. The aim of this study was to determine whether low serum iron (SI) levels are associated with an increased odds of first CVD event in a population at high cardiovascular risk. Methods Case-control study design nested within the “PREvencion con DIeta MEDiterranea” (PREDIMED) trial. A total of 207 participants diagnosed with CVD (myocardial infarction, stroke or cardiovascular de...
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#1Álvaro Hernáez (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 8
Last. Helmut Schröder (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 36
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AimsPhysical activity has consistently been shown to improve cardiovascular health and high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels. However, only small and heterogeneous studies have investigated t...
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#1Indira Paz-Graniel (URV: Rovira i Virgili University)H-Index: 1
#2Nancy Babio (URV: Rovira i Virgili University)H-Index: 25
Last. Jordi Salas-Salvadó (URV: Rovira i Virgili University)H-Index: 68
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Purpose We aimed to evaluate associations between compliance with recommendations for total water intake (TWI) and total water intake from fluids (TWIF), and some socio-demographic and lifestyle factors of a senior Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk.
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The main objective of this study was to examine the relationship between the level of physical activity (PA) and the degree of obesity with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in individuals with metabolic syndrome (MetS) who participated in the Predimed-Plus study. A total of 6875 subjects between 55 and 75 years of age with MetS were selected and randomized in 23 Spanish centers. Subjects were classified according to categories of body mass index (BMI). PA was measured with the validated Re...
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#1Juan F. Ascaso (University of Valencia)H-Index: 24
#2Jesús Millán Núñez-Cortés (Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón)H-Index: 13
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#1Laura Barrubés (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 2
#2Nancy Babio (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 25
Last. Miquel Fiol (ISCIII: Carlos III Health Institute)H-Index: 41
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Limited longitudinal studies have been conducted to evaluate colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence based on the updated 2018 World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) recommendations or other global lifestyle indices, and none in aged populations at high cardiovascular risk. We aimed to assess the association between CRC incidence and adherence to two emerging lifestyles indices (2018 WCRF/AICR score and another low-risk lifestyle (LRL) score comprising smoking st...
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#1Álvaro HernáezH-Index: 8
#2Olga CastañerH-Index: 18
Last. José LapetraH-Index: 38
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Scope. To assess whether following a Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) improves atherothrombosis biomarkers in high cardiovascular risk individuals. Methods and results. In 358 random volunteers from the PREDIMED trial (Prevencion con Dieta Mediterranea), we assessed the 1-year effects on atherothrombosis markers of an intervention with MedDiet, enriched with virgin olive oil (MedDiet-VOO; N=120) or nuts (MedDiet-Nuts; N=119) versus a low-fat control diet (N=119). In a secondary, observational approa...
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#2Emili CorbellaH-Index: 11
Last. Xavier PintóH-Index: 41
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Abstract Introduction and objectives The benefit of secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease in terms of mortality in people of advanced age has not been well demonstrated. In this study we analyse the relationship of all-cause mortality with meeting the objectives of secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease in elderly patients. Methods An observational study of a sample of 106 patients ≥70with a history of acute coronary syndrome in the previous year. We analysed the association b...
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