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Association between dietary phylloquinone intake and peripheral metabolic risk markers related to insulin resistance and diabetes in elderly subjects at high cardiovascular risk
(BioMed Central, 2013-01)
Background: Vitamin K has been related to glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and diabetes. Because inflammation underlies all these metabolic conditions, it is plausible that the potential role of vitamin K in glucose ...
Stability of the factorial structure of metabolic syndrome from childhood to adolescence : a 6-year follow-up study
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-21)
Background: Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors that is considered a predictor of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and mortality. There is no consistent evidence on whether the ...
The Oxidative State of Chylomicron Remnants Influences Their Modulation of Human Monocyte Activation
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
Chylomicron remnants (CMRs) contribute directly to human monocyte activation in vitro, by increasing reactive oxygen species (ROS) production and cell migration. In this study, the effects of the oxidative state of CMR on ...