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Johanna Otero
Université de Sherbrooke
11Publications
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Objetivos. Evaluar la concordancia entre la autoevaluacion del desarrollo puberal mediante la escala de Tanner realizada por adolescentes, comparado con la evaluacion efectuada por un medico entrenado. Materiales y metodos. Los datos de 244 adolescentes fueron recolectados como parte del proyecto SIMAC. En la linea de base incluimos una evaluacion antropometrica y del desarrollo puberal, con una autoevaluacion por parte de los participantes. Resultados. Incluimos 229 adolescentes de 12 a 17 anos...
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#1Pablo LamelasH-Index: 5
#2Rafael DiazH-Index: 75
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Objectives:The objective is to describe hypertension (HTN) prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in urban and rural communities in Latin America to inform public and policy-makers.Methods:Cross-sectional analysis from urban (n = 111) and rural (n = 93) communities including 33 276 participant
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#1Johanna Otero (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 3
#2Paul A. Camacho (UNAB: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga)H-Index: 11
Last.Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
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Resumen Objetivo Describir los hallazgos de la implementacion de la iniciativa Mayo Mes de la Medicion 2017 aplicada a poblacion colombiana adulta con el objetivo de crear conciencia sobre la importancia de la medicion, conocimiento y control de la presion arterial. Materiales y metodos Mayo Mes de la Medicion es una encuesta transversal que sigue las directrices de la Sociedad Internacional de Hipertension y la Liga Mundial de Hipertension, que recoge informacion de factores de riesgo cardiovas...
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#1Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
#2José López-López (UNAB: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga)H-Index: 6
Last.Johanna Otero (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 3
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Resumen Las nuevas guias de la Asociacion Americana del Corazon (AHA) y del Colegio Americano del Corazon (ACC) han generado una importante discusion sobre los criterios diagnosticos y el manejo de hipertension arterial (HTA), ya que estas nuevas guias proponen cambios importantes en la definicion de la HTA, pasando su diagnostico de cifras de presion arterial (PA) iguales o superiores a 140/90 mmHg a cifras iguales o superiores a 130/80 mmHg. Ademas, las nuevas guias proponen que las metas a al...
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#1Paul A. Camacho (UNAB: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga)H-Index: 11
#2Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
Last.Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
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Abstract Background Dyslipidemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Worldwide, a third of ischemic heart disease is due to abnormal cholesterol levels and it is the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths in Colombia. In Colombia, no representative, large-scale study has assessed the prevalence of dyslipidemia. The aim of the present analysis was to identify the magnitude of the problem in Colombia, a middle-income-country with large regional, geographic, and socio-econ...
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#1Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
#2Johanna Otero (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 3
Last.Neil R. Poulter (Imperial College London)H-Index: 70
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#1Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
Last.Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
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The simplification of fixed dose medications by using a single ‘polypill’ is an attractive strategy to improve adherence to medications which has shown benefit to cardiovascular risk factor control and cardiovascular disease prevention or delay in the progression of these diseases. We review the evidence obtained from a series of clinical trials demonstrating an improvement in adherence to the polypill compared to the use of each compound separately, and found similar or better control of the cl...
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#1Patricio López-Jaramillo (UNAB: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga)H-Index: 47
#2Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
Last.Marco FornasiniH-Index: 10
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Introduction: The consumption of saturated fats is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Objective: Review published papers on the role of macro-nutrient intake in cardiovascular risk. Results: Recent reports from the PURE study and several previous metaanalyses, show that the consumption of total saturated and unsaturated fat is not associated with risk of acute myocardial infarction or mortality due to cardiovascular disease. High carbohydrate intake was associated with the hig...
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#1Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
#2Daniel D. Cohen (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 14
Last.Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
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Objective To determine sociodemographic factors associated with handgrip (HG) strength in a representative sample of children and adolescents from a middle income country. Methods We evaluated youth between the ages of 8 and 17 from a representative sample of individuals from the Department of Santander, Colombia. Anthropometric measures, HG strength, and self-reported physical activity were assessed, and parents/guardians completed sociodemographic questionnairres. Multinomial logistic regressi...
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