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Published on Jan 1, 2010in Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1.33
Patricia Casas-Agustench10
Estimated H-index: 10
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Mònica Bulló40
Estimated H-index: 40
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Jordi Salas-Salvadó65
Estimated H-index: 65
The beneficial effects of nut consumption on cardiovascular disease (CVD) have been widely documented. These protective effects are mainly attributed to the role of nuts in the metabolism of lipids and lipoproteins. As chronic inflammation is a key early stage in the atherosclerotic process that predicts future CVD events and is closely related to the pathogenesis of insulin resistance, many recent studies have focused on the potential effect of nut consumption on inflammation and insulin resist...
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Nanri A1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Moore Ma1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Suminori Kono49
Estimated H-index: 49
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Published on Dec 1, 2003in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 6.55
Katherine Esposito58
Estimated H-index: 58
(Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli),
Francesco Nappo23
Estimated H-index: 23
(Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli)
+ 5 AuthorsDario Giugliano66
Estimated H-index: 66
(Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli)
Background: A single high-fat meal induces endothelial activation, which is associated with increased serum concentrations of inflammatory cytokines. Objective: We compared the effect of 3 different meals on circulating concentrations of interleukin 8 (IL-8), interleukin 18 (IL-18), and adiponectin in healthy subjects and in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Design: Thirty patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and 30 matched, nondiabetic subjects received the following 3 isoenerget...
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Published on Oct 1, 2007in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2.55
Tânia Maria Bulcão Lousada Ferraz5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Federal University of São Paulo),
Rosa S. Motta2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Federal University of São Paulo)
+ 3 AuthorsAntonio Roberto Chacra19
Estimated H-index: 19
(Federal University of São Paulo)
Abstract Objective C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory biomarker, has been associated with the development of diabetes. Gestational diabetes (GDM) predicts type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and may be part of the metabolic syndrome (MS). Few studies have examined the association of CRP, MS and diabetes in women with previous GDM. Research design and methods Women with previous GDM ( n = 70) and randomly sampled women without previous GDM ( n = 108) from the one center of the Brazilian Study of Gestat...
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Published on Feb 1, 2009in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 4.29
Wolfgang Kemmler26
Estimated H-index: 26
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Simon von Stengel17
Estimated H-index: 17
+ 1 AuthorsWilli A. Kalender77
Estimated H-index: 77
KEMMLER, W., S. VON STENGEL, K. ENGELKE, and W. A. KALENDER. Exercise Decreases the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly Females. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 297–305, 2009. Purpose: To determine the effect of exercise based on a multiple purpose, high-intensity philosophy on parameters of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in older females with the MetS. Methods: Thirty-two women (68.7 T 3.4 yr) with the MetS according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) took part in the exer...
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Published on Nov 1, 2004in Diabetes Care 13.40
Michael P. Stern88
Estimated H-index: 88
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Kenneth R. Williams30
Estimated H-index: 30
+ 2 AuthorsSteven M. Haffner116
Estimated H-index: 116
OBJECTIVE —The metabolic syndrome has been promoted as a method for identifying high-risk individuals for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). We therefore sought to compare this syndrome, as defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program, to the Diabetes Predicting Model and the Framingham Risk Score as predictors of type 2 diabetes and CVD, respectively. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS —A population-based sample of 1,709 initially nondiabetic San Antonio Heart Study (SAHS) part...
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Published on Jun 1, 1999in International Journal of Obesity 5.16
Mj Vanhala2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Pt Vanhala1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 2 AuthorsJk Takala2
Estimated H-index: 2
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether birth weight, weight gain from birth to the age of seven or body-mass index at the age of seven have any association with metabolic syndrome as an adult. DESIGN: A population study. SUBJECTS: 210 men and 218 women out of a total 712 subjects aged 36, 41 or 46 years in Pieksamaki town, Finland. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Weight at birth and weight and height at the age of seven and metabolic syndrome defined as a clustering of hypertension, dyslipidemia (hypertriglycerid...
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Published on Mar 1, 2004in Circulation 18.88
Martin K. Rutter24
Estimated H-index: 24
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James B. Meigs121
Estimated H-index: 121
+ 2 AuthorsPeter W.F. Wilson149
Estimated H-index: 149
Background— Inflammation (assessed by C-reactive protein [CRP]) and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), but population-based data are limited. Methods and Results— We assessed the cross-sectional relations of CRP to the MetS (National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults, Adult Treatment Panel III definition) in 3037 subjects (1681 women; mean age, 54 years) and the utili...
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Marius Trøseid20
Estimated H-index: 20
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Knut Tore Lappegård21
Estimated H-index: 21
(Akershus University Hospital)
+ 2 AuthorsIngebjørg Seljeflot42
Estimated H-index: 42
Objective. Inflammation plays an essential role in the atherosclerotic process. Cellular adhesion molecules (CAMs) such as E‐selectin, intercellular adhesion molecule‐1 (ICAM‐1) and vascular cell adhesion molecule‐1 (VCAM‐1) are involved in the rolling, adhesion and extravasation of monocytes and T‐lymphocytes into the atherosclerotic plaque. In the present study the effect of physical exercise and pravastatin (40 mg daily) on serum levels of CAMs and a possible role of adipose tissue in regulat...
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Published on Mar 17, 2013in Journal of paramedical sciences
Samira Ebrahimof2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services),
Parvin Mirmiran37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services)
Metabolic syndrome, a clustering of components that reflect overnutrition, sedentary lifestyles, and excess adiposity, has become a major health problem worldwide. The increase in its prevalence could be the result of the increase in obesity and insulin resistance. It is suggested that modification of lifestyle including increasing exercise and improving dietary habits is an effective approach for management of the metabolic syndrome. No single diet is recommended for patients with metabolic syn...
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Published on May 1, 2015in ARYA atherosclerosis
Gholamreza Yousefzadeh5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Kerman Medical University),
Mostafa Shokoohi10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Kerman Medical University)
+ 1 AuthorsMitra Shadkamfarokhi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Kerman Medical University)
BACKGROUND: There has been a few studies about the predictability of metabolic syndrome (MetS) based on the Framingham risk score (FRS) as a tool for predicting the risk of 10-years cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in Iranian population. The aim of this study was to compare the risk stratification obtained with the FRS and MetS in a cohort of the Iranian population. METHODS: In this population-based study Kerman Coronary Artery Disease Risk study, Iran, MetS was diagnosed as defined by the revised ...
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Published on Mar 1, 2012in Biochemical Journal 3.86
Prerna Bhargava7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Harvard University),
Chih-Hao Lee30
Estimated H-index: 30
(Harvard University)
Macrophages are key innate immune effector cells best known for their role as professional phagocytes, which also include neutrophils and dendritic cells. Recent evidence indicates that macrophages are also key players in metabolic homoeostasis. Macrophages can be found in many tissues, where they respond to metabolic cues and produce pro- and/or anti-inflammatory mediators to modulate metabolite programmes. Certain metabolites, such as fatty acids, ceramides and cholesterol crystals, elicit inf...
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Published on Aug 1, 2012in European Journal of Applied Physiology 2.40
Andres E. Carrillo12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Purdue University),
Michael G. Flynn14
Estimated H-index: 14
(College of Charleston)
+ 4 AuthorsDorothy Teegarden28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Purdue University)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of vitamin D supplementation on inflammatory biomarkers in overweight and obese adults participating in a progressive resistance exercise training program. Twenty-three (26.1 ± 4.7 years) overweight and obese (BMI 31.3 ± 3.2 kg/m2) adults were randomized into a double-blind vitamin D supplementation (Vit D 4,000 IU/day; female 5, male 5) or placebo (PL, female 7; male 6) intervention trial. Both groups performed 12 weeks (3 days/week) of progr...
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Published on Jan 1, 2012in Diabetes & Metabolism Journal
Hye Mi Kang4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Inje University),
Dong-Jun Kim12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Inje University)
Background Several studies in Western populations have indicated that metabolic syndrome (MetS) is inferior to the Framingham risk score (FRS) in predicting coronary heart disease (CHD). However there has been no study about the predictability of MetS vs. FRS for CHD in Korea.
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Published on Jan 1, 2012in Experimental Diabetes Research
Linlin Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Yinan Hua1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Jun Ren55
Estimated H-index: 55
(University of Wyoming)
Background and Aims. Dysregulation of Akt has been implicated in diseases such as cancer and diabetes, although little is known about the role of Akt deficiency on cardiomyocyte contractile function. This study was designed to examine the effect of Akt2 knockout-induced cardiomyocyte contractile response and the effect of dietary supplementation of short-chain fatty acid propionate on Akt2 knockout-induced cardiac dysfunction, if any. Methods and Results. Adult male wild-type (WT) and Akt2 knock...
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Published on May 1, 2013in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2.95
Emily K. Calton9
Estimated H-index: 9
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V S Miller1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Mario J. Soares27
Estimated H-index: 27
Factors determining the risk of the metabolic syndrome: is there a central role for adiponectin?
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Published on Oct 15, 2013in Annals of Applied Sport Science
Abbass Ghanbari-Niaki11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Mazandaran),
Mostafa Behzad Khameslo1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Islamic Azad University),
Seyed Morteza Tayebi5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Allameh Tabataba'i University)
The present study examined the effects of progressive exercise (pyramidal) short-term program on plasma fibrinogen, lipid profile and blood viscosity in untrained young men. Changes and imbalances in homeostasis lead to cause of heart attacks. There is conflicting information about the effect of exercise on these factors. 19 young healthy untrained men were randomly assigned to the exercise group (n = 10) and controls (n = 9) groups. Exercise training group with increasing severity of heart maxi...
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Published on Apr 1, 2014in JAMA Psychiatry 16.64
Satish A. Eraly25
Estimated H-index: 25
(University of California, San Diego),
Caroline M. Nievergelt43
Estimated H-index: 43
(University of California, San Diego)
+ 5 AuthorsDewleen G. Baker38
Estimated H-index: 38
(University of California, San Diego)
RESULTS We determined the effects of baseline plasma CRP concentration on postdeployment CAPS using zero-inflated negative binomial regression (ZINBR), a procedure designed for distributions, such as CAPS in this study, that have an excess of zeroes in addition to being positively skewed. Adjusting for the baseline CAPS score, trauma exposure, and other relevant covariates, we found baseline plasma CRP concentration to be a highly significant overall predictor of postdeployment CAPS scores (P = ...
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