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The Role of Diet for Prevention and Management of Hypertension
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018-07-01)
Purpose of review Regular consumption of a diet high in sodium, energy dense foods, fat content, refined carbohydrates, added sugar and low in fruits and vegetables contributes to an increased risk of developing hypertension ...
Lessons learned: Providing peer support to culturally diverse families of children with disabilities or special health care needs
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-07-01)
Measures of Adiposity Differentially Correlate with C-Reactive Protein Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
(Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2018-07-07)
Background: While MS is considered, in part, an inflammatory disease, the relationship between measures of adiposity and MS have not been well studied. This is important considering the strength of the association between ...
Empagliflozin improves cardiorespiratory fitness in type 2 diabetes: Translational implications
(NRC Research Press, 2018-11)
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have been shown to prevent heart failure and reduce cardiovascular death in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Whether or not SGLT2 ...
Concurrent validity of the GAITRite electronic walkway and the 10-meter walk test for measurement of walking speed after stroke
BACKGROUND: Walking speed is used to assess functional status, predict recovery, prescribe exercise, and track functional progress after stroke. Determining concurrent validity ensures that results from different tests ...
Addressing the Nutritional Phenotype Through Personalized Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
(WB Saunders, 2018-12-13)
The primary focus of public health recommendations related to the prevention of food-related chronic disease has been on the adoption of healthy dietary patterns; however, implementation has been challenging. There has ...