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The plasma parameter log (TG/HDL-C) as an atherogenic index: correlation with lipoprotein particle size and esterification rate in apoB-lipoprotein-depleted plasma (FER(HDL)).
OBJECTIVES To evaluate if logarithm of the ratio of plasma concentration of triglycerides to HDL-cholesterol (Log[TG/HDL-C]) correlates with cholesterol esterification rates inExpand
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Effective exercise modality to reduce insulin resistance in women with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a combined resistance and aerobic training program would improve insulin sensitivity compared with aerobic training alone in postmenopausalExpand
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Visceral adipose tissue accumulation differs according to ethnic background: results of the Multicultural Community Health Assessment Trial (M-CHAT).
BACKGROUND It was suggested that body fat distribution differs across ethnic groups, and this may be important when considering risk of disease. Previous studies have not adequately investigatedExpand
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The Extensive Lifestyle Management Intervention (ELMI) following cardiac rehabilitation trial.
AIM Previous studies have reported lifestyle and risk factor deterioration following completion of a cardiac rehabilitation program (CRP). We report the results of a one-year Extensive LifestyleExpand
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Fractional esterification rate of cholesterol and ratio of triglycerides to HDL-cholesterol are powerful predictors of positive findings on coronary angiography.
BACKGROUND We examined the predictive value of various clinical and biochemical markers for angiographically defined coronary artery disease (aCAD). Specifically, we assessed the value of the ratioExpand
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Advances in Experimental Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis
Among the models of dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis, a number of wild-type, naturally defective, and genetically modified animals (rabbits, mice, pigeons, dogs, pigs, and monkeys) have beenExpand
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Diagnosis, Prevention, and Management of Statin Adverse Effects and Intolerance: Canadian Consensus Working Group Update (2016).
The Canadian Consensus Working Group has updated its evaluation of the literature pertaining to statin intolerance and adverse effects. This overview introduces a pragmatic definition of statinExpand
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Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis: a rare disease with diverse manifestations.
This mini-review deals with a new appraisal of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. In addition to neurologic symptoms, patients with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis develop cataracts, diarrhea, AchillesExpand
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The Extensive Lifestyle Management Intervention (ELMI) after cardiac rehabilitation: a 4-year randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Previous reports indicate risk factors and lifestyle behaviors may deteriorate early after completion of a cardiac rehabilitation program (CRP). We hypothesized that a modest risk factorExpand
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Clinical usefulness of lipid ratios to identify men and women with metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundWaist circumference, a metabolic syndrome (MetSy) criterion, is not routinely measured in clinical practice making early identification of individuals with MetSy challenging. It has beenExpand
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