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Insulin Resistance and Systolic Blood Pressure Are the Determinants For
Posted: Monday, August 08, 2005
Differences may imply different benefits from treatments targeting blood pressure or insulin resistance in different ethnic groups.

Diuretics Best BP Treatment for African-Americans With Metabolic Syndrome
Posted: Friday, August 05, 2005
New data fails to support preference for other antihypertensives over diuretics.



Metabolic Syndrome Increases Stroke Risk in Elderly
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2005
After adjusting for sex, age, body mass index, smoking habits, and the presence of hypertension, metabolic syndrome was associated with a 5.33-fold increased risk of stroke, the results indicate

Obese Men Cannot Process Carbs as Efficiently as Obese Women
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2005
Because obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women, it ultimately, leads to a decrease in fitness level and the development of metabolic disorders.

Obese Men Cannot Process Carbs as Efficiently as Obese Women
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2005
Because obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women, it ultimately, leads to a decrease in fitness level and the development of metabolic disorders

Patients on Antipsychotics Need Screening for Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2005
Testing fasting blood glucose and measuring abdominal obesity is a cost-effective approach to identifying patients taking second-generation antipsychotics with metabolic syndrome.


Psychotherapy Helps Teens With Poorly Controlled Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2005
Adolescents with type 1 diabetes in chronically poor metabolic control improve with multisystemic therapy, an intensive, home-based, family-centered psychotherapy

New International Definition for the Metabolic Syndrome
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) issued a global consensus statement presenting a new worldwide definition of the metabolic syndrome. Creating a single definition to be used worldwide will make it easier for researchers to estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and compare data between nations

Propensity for Obesity, Diabetes, May Occur in Utero
Posted: Monday, May 02, 2005
The adage "You are what you eat" should be rephrased to include "and so are your children," based on metabolic research pioneered by researchers at the University at Buffalo.

Fat Patterns Linked With Metabolic Syndrome in Normal-Weight Elderly
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Older people who carry their weight around their waist are at risk of developing metabolic syndrome, even if their BMI is normal,

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