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Review of the methods to measure non-adherence with a focus on chemical adherence testing

A substantial number of patients with cardiovascular disease do not take their medications as prescribed. This can lead to an increased risk of disease complications, hospitalisations and death. Therefore,...

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The role of IgG N-galactosylation in spondyloarthritis

Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a group of chronic inflammatory arthritic diseases causing inflammatory back pain and stiffness, leading to irreversible damage of joint and spine, seriously affecting the...

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Glycome assessment in patients with respiratory diseases

Currently, a new branch of medicine – glycomedicine – is starting to show the important role of carbohydrates and their interaction with macromolecules in the pathogenesis of many diseases. Their roles...

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Semaglutide is precipitating a revolution in obesity care

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The efficacy of dairy products fortified with nano-encapsulated vitamin D3 on physical and mental aspects of the health in obese subjects; the protocol of the SUVINA trial

Vitamin D deficiency is now very common globally. Although ultraviolet B (UVB) light dermal exposure is an important endogenous source of vitamin D, dietary supplementation and routine food fortification...

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GC–MS and HPLC analysis of antiglycogenolytic and glycogenic compounds in kaempferol 3–O–gentiobioside containing Senna alata L leaves in experimental rats

Medicinal herbs have received attention as an alternative to prescription medications. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that affects the normal metabolic pathways in several organs. The purpose...

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The association between serum anti-HSP27 levels with hypertriglyceridemia

There are little data on isolated hypertriglyceridemia and CVD risk. Heat shock protein 27 (Hsp27) is one of the heat shock proteins (Hsps) with low molecular weight. It has been shown that the atherosclerosis...

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The association between serum and dietary magnesium with cardiovascular disease risk factors in Iranian adults with metabolic syndrome

Chronic magnesium deficiency is associated with obesity, hyperglycemia, hypertension and dyslipidemia. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between serum and dietary magnesium levels...

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Investigating the effects of fatigue on blood glucose levels – Implications for diabetes

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the differences and correlations between fatigue levels and blood glucose in individuals with and without diabetes, using psychometric and metabolic...

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The metabolic role of depression and burnout in nurses

The present study aimed to assess the associations between depression and burnout, and blood glucose levels and haemoglobin A1c in nurses and non-nurses, using psychometric and metabolic assessment....

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Epigenetic regulation of ILDR2 in the cord blood of obese mothers

Epigenetic modifications including DNA methylation have been shown to be involved in the fetal programming of disease. Previous animal studies have shown that reduced expression of the ILDR2 gene is...

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β-Cell Glucose Sensitivity determines hyperglycaemia in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

To investigate the mechanism of hyperglycaemia in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) by modelling physiological insulin secretion....

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Chinese herbal medicine Guilu erxian jiao attenuates bone marrow suppression following chemotherapy in patients with advanced lung cancer

In recent decades, a classic recipe in traditional Chinese medicine, Guilu erxian jiao (GEJ), has been used in the prevention and treatment of myelosuppression following cancer chemotherapy. However,...

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A comparison of body mass index and body fat percentage for predicting cardiovascular disease risk

Anthropometric indices such as body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat (PBF) are easily measurable and have been consistently reported to be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk...

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Mechanisms of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the presence of diabetes mellitus

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. People living with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have up to three times higher risk of developing CVD, particularly heart failure...

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The renal expression of epigenetic biomarkers for diabetic nephropathy

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common complications in patients with diabetes. Identification of diabetic patients with high risk for CKD progression has been challenging due to various...

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There is an association between body fat percentage and metabolic abnormality in normal weight subjects: Iranian large population

Normal weight obesity (NWO) is defined by a normal body mass index (BMI) but a high percentage body fat (%BF) composition. We aimed to examine the hypothesis that subjects having NWO are at higher risk...

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The relationship between the healthy eating index and an alternate healthy eating index with the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a population from northeastern Iran

The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is used widely to investigate diet quality. It is used for a number of different applications, for example to measure compliance with dietary recommendations and guidelines....

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Treatment by cryolipolysis with radio-frequency and ultrasound cavitation combination is no more effective in improving indices of adiposity than radio-frequency and ultrasound cavitation alone

Various types of non-invasive methods are available to reduce local fat mass, including cryolipolysis, radiofrequency (RF), low-level laser therapy and ultrasound cavitation (USC). The main purpose...

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Metabolic syndrome in Iran: A review

This overview of the prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in Iran considers the reports on regional and ethnic variation, international comparisons, and within specific groups, including children,...

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Predictors of glycemic control in type-2 diabetes mellitus: Evidence from a multicenter study in Ghana

The burden of uncontrolled type-2 diabetes (T2DM) sub-Saharan Africa is high, with an increased risk of developing microvascular and macrovascular complications. We sought to identify predictors of...

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Association of adiponectin gene polymorphism with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome

Diabetes, the current epidemic in the present world is the growing concern. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a consequence of complex interactions among multiple genetic variants and environmental risk factors....

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Cause, consequence or coincidence: The relationship between psychiatric disease and metabolic syndrome

It is now well established that severe mental illness (SMI) is associated with a reduced lifespan and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Individuals with SMI often have abnormalities of...

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