Katherine E Nori-Janosz

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Obesity increases cardiovascular risk through multiple mechanisms. Abdominal (visceral) adiposity is metabolically active and is largely responsible for the atherogenic dyslipidemia, hyperinsulinemia, hypertension, chronic inflammatory state, and prothrombotic state that constitute the metabolic syndrome, and the subsequent increased risk for cardiovascular(More)
Introduction. Few data are available on vitamin A deficiency in the gastric bypass population. Methods. We performed a retrospective chart review of gastric bypass patients (n = 69, 74% female). The relationship between serum vitamin A concentration and markers of protein metabolism at 6-weeks and 1-year post-operative were assessed. Results. The average(More)
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