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Comparing the effects of a Mediterranean versus a low-fat diet in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease.

Comparing the effects of a Mediterranean versus a low-fat diet in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease.

Posted by on Nov 22, 2022 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of a Mediterranean versus a low-fat diet in the secondary prevention of major cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with established coronary artery disease (CAD). The data showed that in secondary prevention, the Mediterranean diet was more effective in preventing MACEs compared to a low-fat diet in...

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Evaluating the association between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids dosage and blood pressure in patients with hypertension.

Evaluating the association between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids dosage and blood pressure in patients with hypertension.

Posted by on Oct 16, 2022 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the association between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) dosage (amount of drug administered) and blood pressure (BP) in patients with hypertension (high BP). The data showed that the optimal combined intake of omega-3 fatty acids for lowering BP is likely between 2 g/day and 3 g/day in these...

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Evaluating the long-term effects of non-pharmacological interventions on diabetes and chronic complication outcomes in patients with high blood glucose levels.

Evaluating the long-term effects of non-pharmacological interventions on diabetes and chronic complication outcomes in patients with high blood glucose levels.

Posted by on Sep 20, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term effects of non-pharmacological (non-drug) interventions on diabetes and chronic complication outcomes in patients with high blood glucose (hyperglycemia) levels. The data showed that non-pharmacological interventions have a long-term effect on reducing diabetes occurrence among prediabetic patients...

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Evaluating the long-term effects of a moderate low-carbohydrate diet on blood glucose control and liver function in patients with type 2 diabetes

Evaluating the long-term effects of a moderate low-carbohydrate diet on blood glucose control and liver function in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted by on Sep 17, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term effects of a moderate low-carbohydrate diet (LCD) on blood glucose control and liver function in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that patients on a moderate LCD diet showed better blood glucose control and liver function over the long term than patients on a traditional diabetic...

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Comparing the effects of a ketogenic diet app versus a calorie restricted, low-fat diet on weight loss in patients with overweight or obesity.

Comparing the effects of a ketogenic diet app versus a calorie restricted, low-fat diet on weight loss in patients with overweight or obesity.

Posted by on Jun 26, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of a ketogenic diet mobile health application (Keyto app) with breath acetone biofeedback (device) versus a calorie-restricted, low-fat diet (WW; weight watchers) app on weight loss and metabolic risk in patients with overweight or obesity. The data showed that a ketogenic diet app with a breath acetone...

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Can a low-carbohydrate diet affect insulin-resistant lipoprotein metabolism?

Can a low-carbohydrate diet affect insulin-resistant lipoprotein metabolism?

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined the effect of varying carbohydrate and saturated fat dietary contents on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors during weight-loss maintenance. The authors concluded that restriction of carbohydrates provided improved insulin resistance on lipoprotein metabolism, without unwanted side effects on low-density...

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Can a ketogenic diet affect patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes that are obese or overweight?

Can a ketogenic diet affect patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes that are obese or overweight?

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study observed the effectiveness of a ketogenic diet (KD) in patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) that were overweight or obese. The authors concluded that a DK can control body weight, blood glucose, and blood lipids (fats) in these patients but long-term adherence is a challenge. Some background...

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Evaluating the effect of whole grain consumption in blood sugar control of patients with diabetes.

Evaluating the effect of whole grain consumption in blood sugar control of patients with diabetes.

Posted by on May 8, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effect of whole grain consumption in glycaemic (blood sugar) control of patients with diabetes. The data showed that whole grain consumption was beneficial for the control of blood glucose levels in these patients. Some background Diabetes is a condition in which patients have high blood sugar (glucose) levels...

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Evaluating the long-term effects of exercise and regular physical activity in patients with early Parkinson’s disease.

Evaluating the long-term effects of exercise and regular physical activity in patients with early Parkinson’s disease.

Posted by on May 8, 2022 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term effects of exercise and regular physical activity in patients with early Parkinson’s disease (PD). The data showed that in the long-term, the maintenance of high regular physical activity levels and exercise habits were strongly associated with better clinical outcomes of PD symptoms. Some...

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Evaluating the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors.

Evaluating the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2022 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life (QoL) in patients with breast cancer (BC) treated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs). The data showed that acupuncture can significantly reduce pain intensity and exercise training might improve QoL in these...

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Can physical activity affect glucose levels variations in patients with diabetes?

Can physical activity affect glucose levels variations in patients with diabetes?

Posted by on Feb 13, 2022 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effect of physical activity interventions on glycemic variability (GV; glucose levels variations) in patients with diabetes. The data showed that physical activity was associated with significantly reduced GV in these patients. Some background Physical activity has been shown to reduce hemoglobin A1c (the...

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Is yoga-based cardiac rehabilitation beneficial for patients with coronary artery disease?

Is yoga-based cardiac rehabilitation beneficial for patients with coronary artery disease?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2022 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated if yoga-based cardiac rehabilitation leads to reduced heart-related risk factors in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to standard care. The data showed that the addition of yoga to standard care showed overall improvements in the cardiac health and quality of life of these patients. Some...

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