Does Vitamin D Have a Role in Reducing the Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease?
- Risk factors for occlusive disease. // American Family Physician;10/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p1128
Cites an article from the June 1994 issue of `The Practitioner' on the risk factors for peripheral vascular disease. Smoking; Diabetes; Increased serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
- Sensitivity and specificity of QTc dispersion for identification of risk of cardiac death in... Darbar, Dawood; Luck, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/6/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7035, p874
Reports on a study regarding the diagnostic value of the QTc dispersion in an electrocardiography in the identification of risk of cardiac death in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Objectives of the study; Research design; Subjects; Outcome measures; Strong link between QTc dispersion...
- BP differences might offer a clue to PVD. // Clinical Advisor;Mar2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p18
The article reports on the possible use of the difference of blood pressure (BP) of an individual's right and left arms as an indicator of vascular disease, and heart disease-related deaths.
- Role of Systolic Blood Pressure and Plasma Triglycerides in Diabetic Peripheral Arterial Disease. MacGregor, Andrew S.; Price, Jacquiline F.; Hau, Cathryn M.; Lee, Amanda J.; Carson, Maggie N.; Fowkes, F. Gerald R. // Diabetes Care;Mar1999, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p453
Presents a study which determined the risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in diabetics and examined whether these risk factors might explain why diabetics have an increased risk of PAD compared with normal glucose tolerance subjects. Research design and methods; Results; Conclusions.
- Sociology of care in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease. Zeltsman, David; Kerstein, Morris D. // American Surgeon;Feb1998, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p175
Evaluates the factors that may have a role in medical help-seeking practices and could influence the outcome in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Risk factors identified; Relationship between amputation rates and the number of infrainguinal bypass procedures; Worrisome...
- Vitamin D Status and Cardiovascular Health: A 2009 Update. Michos, Erin D.; Reis, Jared P.; Melamed, Michal L. // Open Clinical Chemistry Journal;2010 Special Issue, p51
Vitamin D has long been known to be vital to bone health. More recently, vitamin D has been shown to play a role in the risk of malignancy, infection, autoimmune disease, renal disease, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) including its associated risk factors of diabetes and hypertension. Within...
- News Pulse. // Geriatrics;Dec2001, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p14
Discusses the impact of screening patients at risk for the peripheral arterial disease (PAD) on the diagnosis rate of PAD. Index used in the screening for PAD; Symptoms of PAD; How physicians can increase the patient's recognition of PAD.
- PAD may benefit from modified Mediterranean diet. // Women's Nutrition Connection;Apr2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" which revealed that supplementing the Mediterranean diet with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
- Guide to comprehensive risk reduction for patients with coronary and other vascular disease. // American Family Physician;10/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1578
Lists recommendations for risk interventions in the prevention of coronary heart disease and other vascular diseases. Risk interventions include smoking cessation; Lipid management; Increasing physical activity; Weight management; Use of antiplatelet agents and anticoagulants;...