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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles December 2019

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Even Occasionally Running Helps to Lower Mortality Risk 

In a recent systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers sought to examine how the dose of running affects risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality.

AAP Releases New Bariatric Surgery Recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new policy statement on bariatric surgery in pediatric patients.

Lower Non-HDL-C Threshold May Help Identify Metabolic Risk Among Youth With Obesity

It is unclear whether higher thresholds of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are more strongly associated with metabolic syndrome in adolescents and young adults with obesity. Therefore, authors of a new study assessed for the association using 2 established non-HDL-C cutoffs.

Eating More After 6 PM May Increase Women’s Risk of CVD

Authors of a new study determined the ways in which consuming a greater proportion of daily caloric intake later at night affects women’s overall cardiovascular health. Findings were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019.

Cardiac Biomarkers May Predict Risk of CV Mortality, HF Hospitalization

Authors of a new study presented at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2019 sought to determine whether cardiac biomarkers could identify patients at higher baseline risk for cardiovascular mortality or heart failure hospitalization, and whether SGLT2i can benefit this population.