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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.