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Prevalence and risk factors associated with the metabolic syndrome and dyslipidemia in White, Black, Amerindian and Mixed Hispanics in Zulia State, Venezuela.
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It is suggested that MS is found in approximately one-third of the Venezuelan adult population in Zulia State, with higher prevalence in men related to the presence of dyslipidemia, and lifestyle interventions in MS subjects are needed in Venezuela to halt the burden of CV disease and diabetes.
Cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes mortality burden of cardiometabolic risk factors from 1980 to 2010: a comparative risk assessment.
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The salient features of the cardiometabolic disease and risk factor epidemic at the beginning of the 21st century are high blood pressure and an increasing effect of obesity and diabetes.
The Maracaibo Aging Study: Population and Methodological Issues
The Maracaibo Aging Study is a longitudinal, population-based, one-step multidisciplinary study of age-related diseases, with a particular focus on memory-related disorders, among subjects over 55
Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Latin America: A Comparison with the United States. The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO)
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Major cardiovascular risk factors are highly prevalent in LAC region, in particular low HDL-cholesterol, and marked differences do exist in this prevalence profile between LAC and the US.
Hypertension types defined by clinic and ambulatory blood pressure in 14 143 patients referred to hypertension clinics worldwide. Data from the ARTEMIS study
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The analysis showed an unbalanced distribution of WCH and masked hypertension patterns among different continents, suggesting an interplay of genetic and environmental factors, and likely also different healthcare administrative and practice patterns.
A 'polypill' aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease could prove highly cost-effective for use in Latin America.
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The polypill would be very cost-effective even in the country with the lowest gross national income, however, policy makers must weigh the value of intervention with the polypill against other interventions, as well as their country's willingness and ability to pay for the intervention.
Black Hispanics have a worse cardiovascular risk profile than mixed Hispanics in Venezuela.
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It is suggested that black Hispanics have worse cardiovascular risk profile than mixed Hispanics in Zulia State, with higher BP, higher FBG, more abdominal obesity, and lower HDL-C.
Ambulatory blood pressure and cognitive function in nondemented older adults: Findings of the maracaibo aging study
P3-091 AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN NONDEMENTED OLDER ADULTS: FINDINGS OF THE MARACAIBO AGING STUDY Carmen A. Gonzalez-Rojas, Gloria Pino-Ramirez, Angelica G. Partida, Egle R.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LIFE SATISFACTION LEVELS AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN ADOLESCENTS: PP.14.43
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The low life satisfactionlevel is relate with the HBP in males adolescents in according to the results of this study, suggesting that males may be more susceptible to life satisfaction level as a determinant to HBP than females in early life.
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