Roxanne Nelson

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Sustained Improvements in CVD Risk With Intensive T2D Intervention

Sustained Improvements in CVD Risk With Intensive T2D Intervention

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Intensive multifactorial interventions that are implemented in a multi-ethnic population with type 2 diabetes led to sustained improvements in a model of cardiovascular disease outcomes.

Levothyroxine Associated With Increased Mortality in Heart Failure

Levothyroxine Associated With Increased Mortality in Heart Failure

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Treatment with levothyroxine in patients with heart failure is associated with a higher risk for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular death, and major adverse cardiac events.

SYNTAX Score Predictive of PCI Adverse CV Events in Concomitant Diabetes, CAD

SYNTAX Score Predictive of PCI Adverse CV Events in Concomitant Diabetes, CAD

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SYNTAX score, a validated prediction score used to estimate risk with PCI, is modestly correlated with hard cardiovascular events and is significantly correlated with major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events

Metabolically Healthy Obese Children at Higher Risk for CVD

Metabolically Healthy Obese Children at Higher Risk for CVD

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Children and adolescents with metabolically healthy obesity had higher carotid intima-media thickness compared with metabolically healthy individuals who were a normal weight.

Plasma Acylcarnitines May Indicate Diabetes Risk Among Those at High Risk for CVD

Plasma Acylcarnitines May Indicate Diabetes Risk Among Those at High Risk for CVD

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Among individuals at a high risk for cardiovascular disease, a panel of short- and long-chain acylcarnitines was significantly associated with the incidence of type 2 diabetes.

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