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Skinny people need to exercise too

...arious tests. Their aerobic fitness, their weight, lipid profile and other details were scrutinized and the results tabulated. It was surprising that the study showed that though fat people were at risk, lean people with poor fitness levels were at risk too. The scientists sum up by saying that it isn’t ...

Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics

Abnormal low-density lipoprotein(LPD), lipid composition and anti-oxidant content are associate...rotein was analysed. Researchers also measured LDL lipid composition and the low-density lipoprotein associated vitamins A, E and carotenoids. Beta-carotene ...

Periodontal disease may amass the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

...ic developing periodontal disease. "Low fat diets, lipid lowering drugs and exercise are vitally important for diabetics who want to improve their quality of life, as well as their oral health," Dr. Iacopino noted....

Niacin Safe for Diabetics

..., people with type 2 diabetes who also suffer from lipid abnormalities (dyslipidemia) may be able to safely reduce their risk for heart disease by taking low doses of extended-release niacin.// The finding runs counter to previous research, which showed niacin adversely affects blood sugar levels in diabet...

Risk of Heart disease reduced by yoga

... conclusions. These showed that yoga recuperates lipid profiles and helps with weight loss. Yoga also decreases the number of angina episodes, increases exercise tolerance and decreases narrowing of the arteries (coronary stenosis). Researchers feel that Given that yoga is relatively cheap, and acceptabl...

A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles

...relationship between Hormone Replacement Therapy & lipid and glucose metabolism in diabetic and non-diabeti...n oral glucose tolerance test, had blood drawn for lipid assessment, and responded to HRT questions. The results showed that post menopausal women with diabe...

High iron levels may cause Cardiovascular Disease in women

... factors, especially those relating to glucose and lipid metabolism, are definitely linked with iron status in women....

New heart disease marker

... Sweden are now putting the spotlight on a related lipid molecule called// apolipoprotein, which they believe is a more accurate predictor of heart disease than cholesterol. Researchers surveyed extensive medical literature to conclude that apolipoprotein B levels are a more accurate indicator of who is mo...

Cardiac events better treated with intense cholesterol-lowering regime

... that intense lifestyle changes plus pharmacologic lipid treatment reduces myocardial perfusion abnormaliti...as put on the American Heart Association diet with lipid lowering drugs or a strict diet with less than 10% of calories from fat. And, the "maximal" treatmen...

Treatment for Syndrome X

...nt a variety of tests including glucose tolerance, lipid levels and blood pressure measurements. Researche...oss group, but not in the exercise only group. The lipid or fat profile was not significantly improved in either intervention group. Researchers thus conclu...

Drug to Lower Cholesterol Underused

...tal. Researchers say they found that initiation of lipid lowering agents before discharge was the most important independent predictor of their use at follow-up and patients in whom lipid-lowering therapy was initiated before discharge were nearly three times as likely to be taking these agents six months ...

How Good Are Vitamins For You ?

... in polyunsaturated fats increases blood levels of lipid peroxides and decreases levels of VLDL, or very low density lipoprotein, and LDL, or low-density lipoprotein. After its secretion from the liver, VLDL is converted in the bloodstream to LDL, the so-called bad form of cholesterol. The liver is the maj...

Diabetics Can Now Be Able To Control Both Blood Sugar And Their Weight

...od sugar levels while improving blood pressure and lipid levels in the blood. Despite these advances, diabetics have had a difficult time controlling their weight. Researchers analyzed the safety and effectiveness of triple therapy using insulin, metformin (Glucophage) -- an FDA-approved drug for type 2 d...

Long-Term Benefits Of Statins Questioned

...ns. The five-year follow-up showed statins lowered lipid fractions and cholesterol. It also reduced cardiovascular and coronary deaths by 36 percent and 43 percent, respectively. Thus researchers say their findings suggest that 10-year statin use was associated with a decreased incidence of cancer, but th...

Using Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Effectively

...tal. Researchers say they found that initiation of lipid lowering agents before discharge was the most important independent predictor of their use at follow-up and patients in whom lipid-lowering therapy was initiated before discharge were nearly three times as likely to be taking these agents six months ...

Raising Good Cholesterol Levels Found To Improve Heart Health

...r problems than those taking a placebo. Since all lipid profiles improved, researchers say it is not clear whether the increase in HDL or the decrease in LDL ("bad" cholesterol) accounted for the positive changes in artery health. Thus researchers say a combination regimen aimed at increasing HDL choleste...

Yogurt To Control Obesity

... properties and helps in a coordinated increase in lipid utilization and decrease in lipogenesis. The study took recordings of two groups of obese subjects, one group was put on balanced deficit diets and the other was put on yogurt treatment. Dietary macronutrients and fiber were held constant for both...

Inflammation reduced by consuming oily fish

...ed by the identification of an anti – inflammatory lipid in humans derived from an essential fatty acid in fish oil. Fatty fish is known to contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. Eating fatty fish is beneficial to patients with cardiovascular disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and asthma by ...

Obese children may have abnormalities of lipoproteins

... children had high levels of LDL in their blood. A lipid profile with high number of small dense LDL, a condition called LDL pattern B, was found in 45% of white and 19% of black obese children. Obese white children also showed higher tendencies of having dyslipidemia than black children o the same categor...

Teens with diabetes may be already having cardiac problems

...oke from the environment or have unfavorable blood lipid levels are more at risk from having atherosclerosis at a young age. Atherosclerosis or clogged arteries happens in the process where fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium etc are deposited on the inner lining of the arterie...

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