Imra Kulenovic

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OBJECTIVE To monitor nutritional status and food security throughout the winter of 1993-1994 in order to provide early warning of any deterioration, identify the nutritionally vulnerable and so enable humanitarian agencies to respond appropriately. DESIGN Four different household groups were prospectively followed: residents, refugees in collective(More)
OBJECTIVES Guidelines recommend initiating primary prevention with statins to those at highest cardiovascular risk. We assessed the gender-specific implementation and effectiveness of this risk-guided approach. METHODS We identified 1399 consecutive patients without known cardiovascular disease or diabetes hospitalized with a first myocardial infarction(More)
BACKGROUND The risk for a first myocardial infarction (MI) in people with diabetes has been shown to be as high as the risk for a new MI in non-diabetic patients with a prior MI. Consequently, risk-reducing statin therapy is recommended for nearly all patients with diabetes 40 years of age or older, regardless of cholesterol level. The purpose of this study(More)
BACKGROUND Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a hereditary disease carrying a substantial lifetime risk of coronary heart disease. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of FH and its impact on age at presentation among unselected patients with first myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS In a multi-center cross sectional study, we identified 1381(More)
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