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Bianca de Almeida Pititto
Federal University of São Paulo
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Published on Dec 1, 2015in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2.36
Bianca de Almeida Pititto1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo),
Ana Carolina Franco de Moraes (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)+ 3 AuthorsSandra Rg Ferreira9
Estimated H-index: 9
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)
Background Human body harbors ten times more bacteria than human cells, indicating that microbial communities should play a role for health and diseases. Changes in gut microbiota composition can alter gut barrier, lipopolysaccharides (LPS) translocation and trigger metabolic endotoxemia and insulin resistance. Akkermansia has been associated with a protective effect on the gut barrier by increasing mucus layer. In contrast, Escherichia is a gram-negative bacterium that contains LPS on your surf...
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Published on Dec 1, 2015in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2.36
Bianca de Almeida Pititto1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo),
Fernando Flexa Ribeiro Filho8
Estimated H-index: 8
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)
+ 3 AuthorsSandra Roberta Gouvea Ferreira17
Estimated H-index: 17
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)
Materials and methods A sample of 998 individuals from the ELSA-Brazil (35-54 yrs.) without cardiovascular disease or diabetes was stratified according to E-selectin tertiles. Traditional risk factors, inflammatory markers and categories of coronary artery calcium (CAC) score were evaluated across the tertiles by ANOVA or chi-squared test. In linear regression models, associations of E-selectin levels with insulin resistance index, adjusted for age, sex and adiposity were tested.
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