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Metformin: An Update
Insulin resistance contributes greatly to development of cardiovascular disease in patients with the metabolic syndrome and its extreme presentation, type 2 diabetes mellitus. Therefore, treatmentExpand
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The diabetes prevention program
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program gives you the skills you need and the support you deserve to make lasting healthy lifestyle changes. WHAT IS PREDIABETES? Prediabetes occurs when blood sugarExpand
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Insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease.
I RESISTANCE describes an impaired biological response to insulin (1–4). In the early states of insulin resistance there is a compensatory increase in insulin concentrations. AlthoughExpand
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Dietary carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management: critical review and evidence base.
The inability of current recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes, the specific failure of the prevailing low-fat diets to improve obesity, cardiovascular risk, or general health and theExpand
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Prevalence of CKD and comorbid illness in elderly patients in the United States: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP).
BACKGROUND Elderly individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have high rates of comorbid conditions, including cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, and CKD-related complications. InExpand
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Diabetes insipidus: diagnosis and treatment of a complex disease.
Diabetes insipidus, characterized by excretion of copious volumes of dilute urine, can be life-threatening if not properly diagnosed and managed. It can be caused by two fundamentally differentExpand
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Control of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with diabetes and hypertension at urban academic medical centers.
OBJECTIVE There are national mandates to reduce blood pressure (BP) to <130/85 mmHg, LDL cholesterol to <100 mg/dl, and HbA(1c) to <7% and to institute aspirin therapy in patients with diabetes. TheExpand
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Dietary carbohydrate restriction in type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome: time for a critical appraisal
Current nutritional approaches to metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes generally rely on reductions in dietary fat. The success of such approaches has been limited and therapy more generally reliesExpand
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CKD in the United States: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing in the United States, caused in part by older age and increasing prevalences of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. CKD is silentExpand
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Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease
Both osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are major public health problems leading to increased morbidity and mortality. Although traditionally viewed as separate disease entities thatExpand
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