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Elevated triglycerides predict progression of diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Elevated triglyceride levels are an independent predictor of myelinated fiber density (MFD) loss in patients with mild to moderate diabetic neuropathy, according to a report in the July issue of Diabetes. The findings support the belief that hyperlipidemia plays a key role in...

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Healthy diet and lifestyle cuts risk of heart failure, hypertension

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Adherence to a healthy diet and lifestyle can reduce the lifetime risk of heart failure and the risk of incident hypertension, according to the findings of two studies appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association for July 22/29. In the first investigation, Dr....

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Centrally active ACE inhibitors may protect against dementia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Findings from the Cardiovascular Health Study-Cognition Substudy suggest that angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors that cross the blood-brain barrier reduce the risk of incident dementia. Conversely, non-centrally active ACE inhibitors appear to increase the risk,...