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Joselyn Rojas
Brigham and Women's Hospital
EndocrinologyMetabolic syndromePopulationDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Juan Salazar (University of Zulia)H-Index: 7
#2Mervin Chávez-Castillo (University of Zulia)H-Index: 6
Last. Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
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Cushing’s syndrome is an endocrine disorder broadly renowned as a diagnostic challenge. From the initial clinical presentation up to the identification of the underlying etiology, it is necessary to adhere to a logical and stratified plan of action, directed to the correlation of signs and symptoms to the physiopathology of the syndrome, in order to accurately establish a diagnosis and adequate treatment. From stages as early as the patient’s first clinical evaluation, the physician should be sp...
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Antecedentes: El sindrome metabolico (SM) es una condicionque predispone al individuo al desarrollo de enfermedadescardiovasculares, diabetes mellitus tipo 2 y suscomplicaciones. Debido a que su prevalencia se encuentraen aumento, se ha convertido en un problema de saludmundial que debe manejarse desde la prevencion tempranay la promocion de habitos saludables.Objetivo: Determinar la prevalencia de SM en un grupode jovenes universitarios de la Institucion Universitaria ColegioMayor de Antioquia ...
#1Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
#2Juan Salazar (University of Zulia)H-Index: 7
Last. Joselyn Rojas (University of Zulia)H-Index: 12
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Introduction. Subclinical hypothyroidism (ScH) is an endocrine alteration that is related to cardiovascular risk factors, including those categorized as components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MS). However, findings in prior reports regarding an association between these alterations are inconsistent. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between both entities in adult subjects from Maracaibo City, Venezuela. Materials and Methods. The Maracaibo City Metabolic Syndrome Prevale...
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#2Valmore Bermúdez PH-Index: 15
Last. Joselyn RojasH-Index: 12
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Alteraciones en el desarrollo de la atenciony la organizacion conductual puedenconfigurar cuadros clinicos comoel trastorno deficit de atencion (TDA) que puede estaracompanado o no de hiperactividad (TDAH), este ultimoparece tener una relacion directa con otros diagnosticosde tipo endocrino como la obesidad. El objetivo del estudioes analizar la relacion que existe entre el TDAH y laobesidad. Es por ello que se realiza una revision sistematicade estudios cientificos revelando relaciones y difere...
#1Edward Rojas (University of Zulia)H-Index: 5
#2Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
Last. Isaac Kuzmar (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 2
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Purpose of Review Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is a perennial shrub with zero calorie content that has been increasing in popularity for its potential use as an adjuvant in the treatment of obesity. The level of evidence supporting general benefits to human health is insufficient. We conducted a review of the literature summarizing the current knowledge and role in human disease.
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#2Rina Ortiz (Magister)
Last. Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
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Objetivos . El objetivo de este estudio es comparar la capacidad predictiva de diferentes indices antropometricos en la determinacion de la agregacion de multiples factores de riesgo (AMFR) en la poblacion adulta de la ciudad de Cuenca, Ecuador. Materiales y metodos. Se realizo un estudio descriptivo transversal con un muestreo aleatorio multietapico en 318 sujetos adultos a quienes se les realizo una evaluacion clinica, antropometrica y de laboratorio; siendo la circunferencia abdominal, indice...
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#1Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
#2Luis Carlos Olivar (University of Zulia)H-Index: 4
Last. Joselyn Rojas (University of Zulia)H-Index: 12
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Background: A growing body of evidence suggests that cigarette smoking can cause the onset of metabolic syndrome prior to cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between smoking habit and metabolic syndrome components in an adult population from Maracaibo city, Venezuela. Methods: The Maracaibo City Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence Study is a descriptive, cross-sectional study with random and multi-stage sampling. In this sub-study, 2212 adul...
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#1Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
#2Joselyn Rojas (University of Zulia)H-Index: 12
Last. Manuel Salas-Velasco (Central University of Venezuela)H-Index: 23
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Background: In 1980, Reuben Andresen observed that in certain individuals, obesity did not increase mortality, introducing an atypical phenotype called “healthy obese”. Other studies reported that 10-15 % of lean individuals presented insulin resistance, hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia. The objective of this study was to evaluate biochemical and clinical characteristics of metabolic phenotypes in Maracaibo city. Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional sub-analysis of The Maracaibo City Metabolic ...
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#1Joselyn Rojas (University of Zulia)H-Index: 12
#2Valmore Bermúdez P (USB: Simón Bolívar University)H-Index: 15
Last. Manuel Salas-Velasco (Central University of Venezuela)H-Index: 23
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Purpose of Review. Describing the diverse molecular mechanisms (particularly immunological) involved in the death of the pancreatic beta cell in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Recent Findings. Beta cell death is the final event in a series of mechanisms that, up to date, have not been entirely clarified; it represents the pathophysiological mechanism in the natural history of diabetes mellitus. These mechanisms are not limited to an apoptotic process only, which is characteristic of the im...
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