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Low and high adiponectin levels linked to death in type 2 diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Both low and high levels of adiponectin are associated with an increased risk of death in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to study findings presented Tuesday at the 20th World Diabetes Congress in Montreal. By contrast, adiponectin levels are not independent...

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C-reactive protein linked to mortality, but not stroke, in multiethnic group

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), an inflammatory marker, predicted mortality and myocardial infarction but not stroke in a multiethnic cohort. “Our study population is unique in that it includes a multiethnic population with a high...

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Coronary angiography safe for patients with chronic kidney disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Coronary angiography is a recommended screening test for many patients undergoing kidney transplantation and now new research shows that it can be performed in those with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) without further impairing kidney function. Research has shown...