Monica Correa

Monica Correa
UNIVERSIDADE VILA VELHA | UVV · Department of Human Medicine

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Objective: To evaluate the effect of a care program designed according to a comprehensive ambulatory care model (CACM) on the appearance of new cardiovascular/coronary events in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Methods: Participants in this quasi-experimental intervention study included acute coronary syndrome patients 30-70 years old. The...
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Context: Epidemiological studies have shown a progressive increase in insulin resistance (IR) accompanying body weight gain and blood pressure (BP) increase. This has led to the consideration that hemodynamic effects of IR might depend on its relationship with body mass index (BMI) and BP. Objective: The aim of our study was to determine whether...
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Introduction: although insulin resistance is related to alterations in cardiac structure and function, and lipids and glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetics and obese individuals, it is unknown if these changes occur in young adults neither obese nor diabetic. Objective: to evaluate the relationship between insulin resistance, cardiac structure and...
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Introduction: although insulin resistance is related to alterations in cardiac structure and function, and lipids and glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetics and obese individuals, it is unknown if these changes occur in young adults neither obese nor diabetic. Objective: to evaluate the relationship between insulin resistance, cardiac structure and...
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The relationship between hyperinsulinemia and hypertension is frequently observed in overweight patients; however, population studies have not confirmed an independent association. A population study was conducted to assess whether differences in body mass index and levels of insulinemia modify cardiovascular hemodynamics and arterial pressure. In...
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Cardiovascular diseases are the main causes of disease and non-violent death in Colombia. Arterial hypertension is the most common cardiovascular disorder in our country, with a prevalence oscillating between 13% and 23% (1, 2). Given its high frequency in the adult population, arterial hypertension is a mayor risk for the development of coronary d...

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