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Metabolic Syndrome and Subclinical Hypothyroidism: A Type 2 Diabetes-Dependent Association
Introduction. Subclinical hypothyroidism (ScH) is an endocrine alteration that is related to cardiovascular risk factors, including those categorized as components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MS). However, findings in prior reports regarding an association between these alterations are inconsistent. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between both entities in adult subjects from Maracaibo City, Venezuela. Materials and Methods. The Maracaibo City Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence Study is a descriptive, cross-sectional study ...
Importance of high triglycerides levels between novel coronary risk factors
(Sociedad Colombiana de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular., 2017-11)
Introduction: The analysis of new cardiovascular risk factors is under an extensive debate in the cardiology and metabolic research fields. Objective: To determine the main factors that contribute to the classification of individuals with higher coronary risk in the adult population from Maracaibo, Venezuela. Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study with multistage random sampling in 1379 individuals belonging to the Maracaibo City Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence Study (MMSPS) was performed. They were classified according to the coronary ...
Obesidad Infantil: Un problema de pequeños que se está volviendo grande
(Cooperativa servicios y suministros 212518 RS, 2019)
La obesidad es una enfermedad crónica de comportamiento epidemiológico complejo que se origina de la interacción entre factores genéticos y ambientales, entre los que destacan los patrones de alimentación y el consumo calórico diario, así como el grado de actividad física. Según la Organización Mundial para la Salud (OMS), la obesidad se define como una acumulación anormal y excesiva de grasa corporal. Para el diagnóstico de esta condición en niños y adolescentes se utilizan tablas diseñadas por la OMS que definen a un individuo con sobrepeso ...
Microbiota and Diabetes Mellitus: Role of Lipid Mediators
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is an inflammatory clinical entity with different mechanisms involved in its physiopathology. Among these, the dysfunction of the gut microbiota stands out. Currently, it is understood that lipid products derived from the gut microbiota are capable of interacting with cells from the immune system and have an immunomodulatory effect. In the presence of dysbiosis, the concentration of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) increases, favoring damage to the intestinal barrier. Furthermore, a pro-inflammatory environment prevails, and a ...
Prevalence of physical inactivity and associated cardiometabolic risk factors: A cross-sectional study
(Saber UCV, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2020)
Physical inactivity represents a public health problem associated with non-communicable diseases. This study aimed to determine both general and domain-specific prevalence of physical inactivity as well as its association with cardiometabolic factors. Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed, including 2 230 adult individuals from both sexes from Maracaibo city.