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Harmonizing the metabolic syndrome: a joint interim statement of the International Diabetes Federation Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; American
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It was agreed that there should not be an obligatory component, but that waist measurement would continue to be a useful preliminary screening tool, and a single set of cut points would be used for all components except waist circumference, for which further work is required. Expand
Diagnosis and management of the metabolic syndrome: an American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute scientific statement.
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This statement from the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is intended to provide up-to-date guidance for professionals on the diagnosis and management of the metabolic syndrome in adults. Expand
Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease: An Update to the Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
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It is the opinion of the writing group that the overall evidence is consistent with a causal relationship between PM2.5 exposure and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Expand
Implications of recent clinical trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines.
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The trials confirm the benefit of cholesterol-lowering therapy in high-risk patients and support the ATP III treatment goal of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) <100 mg/dL, and confirm that older persons benefit from therapeutic lowering of LDL-C. Expand
Definition of Metabolic Syndrome: Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/American Heart Association Conference on Scientific Issues Related to Definition
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Although ATP III identified CVD as the primary clinical outcome of the metabolic syndrome, most people with this syndrome have insulin resistance, which confers increased risk for type 2 diabetes, when diabetes becomes clinically apparent, CVD risk rises sharply. Expand
Third universal definition of myocardial infarction.
ACCF : American College of Cardiology Foundation ACS : acute coronary syndrome AHA : American Heart Association CAD : coronary artery disease CABG : coronary artery bypass grafting CKMB : creatineExpand
Markers of inflammation and cardiovascular disease: application to clinical and public health practice: A statement for healthcare professionals from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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There has been no consensus from professional societies or governmental agencies as to how these assays of markers of inflammation should be used in clinical practice, and a workshop to address these issues was convened in Atlanta, Ga. Expand
Implications of Recent Clinical Trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III Guidelines
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The trials confirm the benefit of cholesterol-lowering therapy in high-risk patients and support the ATP III treatment goal of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) <100 mg/dL, and confirm that older persons benefit from therapeutic lowering of LDL-C. Expand
ACC/AHA 2005 Guideline Update for the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in the Adult
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This document summarizes current capabilities, research and operational priorities, and plans for further studies that were established at the 2015 USGS workshop on quantitative hazard assessments of earthquake-triggered landsliding and liquefaction. Expand
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