1. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth? Every major change in our diet carries with it the possibility of unforeseen risks.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 114(10):1621 (2014) PMID 25261874

    Fueled in part by recent best-selling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and th...
  2. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth? Every major change in our diet carries with it the possibility of unforeseen risks.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 114(10):1621 (2014) PMID 25261874

    Fueled in part by recent best-selling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and th...
  3. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth? Every major change in our diet carries with it the possibility of unforeseen risks.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 114(10):1621 (2014) PMID 25261874

    Fueled in part by recent best-selling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and th...
  4. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth? Every major change in our diet carries with it the possibility of unforeseen risks.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 114(10):1621 (2014) PMID 25261874

    Fueled in part by recent best-selling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and th...
  5. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth?

    Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 27(4):377 (2014) PMID 25484517

    Fueled in part by recent bestselling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and the...
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  6. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth?

    Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 27(4):377 (2014) PMID 25484517 PMCID PMC4255872

    Fueled in part by recent bestselling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and the...
  7. Gluten sensitivity: new epidemic or new myth?

    Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 27(4):377 (2014) PMID 25484517 PMCID PMC4255872

    Fueled in part by recent bestselling books that warn of the evils of gluten in our diets, a significant proportion of our population is now either avoiding foods that contain gluten or eliminating gluten entirely from their diets, and these numbers continue to grow. The gluten-free trend-and the...
  8. Translating current knowledge into dementia prevention.

    Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders 26(4):295 (2012) PMID 22710935

    Considerable knowledge has been gained from epidemiologic studies and randomized clinical trials regarding risk factors for dementia, including Alzheimer disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD). Most identified risk factors for dementia are similar to vascular disease risk factors for heart dis...
  9. Cholesterol, lipoproteins, and cognitive impairment.

    Journal of Clinical Lipidology 3(6):368 (2009) PMID 21291838

    This article discussed the central role of the deposition of amyloid beta in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease. (AD), and the animal data which supports the role of cholesterol on its deposition. The effect of mid-life cholesterol is discussed, and the presence of cardiovascular disease risk...
  10. Commentary on "a roadmap for the prevention of dementia II. Leon Thal Symposium 2008." Primary prevention of dementia in Alzheimer's disease: a perspective from prevention research in cardiovascular disease and stroke.

    Alzheimer's & Dementia 5(2):149 (2009) PMID 19328448

  11. Valsartan combination therapy in the management of hypertension - patient perspectives and clinical utility.

    Integrated Blood Pressure Control 2:39 (2009) PMID 21949614 PMCID PMC3172087

    The morbidity and mortality benefits of lowering blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive patients are well established, with most individuals requiring multiple agents to achieve BP control. Considering the important role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in the pathophysiology of h...
  12. Valsartan combination therapy in the management of hypertension - patient perspectives and clinical utility.

    Integrated Blood Pressure Control 2:39 (2009) PMID 21949614 PMCID PMC3172087

    The morbidity and mortality benefits of lowering blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive patients are well established, with most individuals requiring multiple agents to achieve BP control. Considering the important role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in the pathophysiology of h...
  13. Nuts as part of a healthy cardiovascular diet.

    Current Atherosclerosis Reports 10(6):529 (2008) PMID 18937902

    The increasing trend of obesity has been associated with a greater prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and may lead to more vascular disease. Nuts, a rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids and fiber, have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and the risk of developing...
  14. Nuts as part of a healthy cardiovascular diet.

    Current Atherosclerosis Reports 10(6):529 (2008) PMID 18937902

    The increasing trend of obesity has been associated with a greater prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and may lead to more vascular disease. Nuts, a rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids and fiber, have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and the risk of developing...
  15. Ranolazine for chronic stable angina.

    The Lancet 372(9646):1335 (2008) PMID 18929905

    Ranolazine is a new and unique antianginal drug that has been approved for the treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris. The drug is administered as a sustained-release formulation. Although the drug's mechanism of action has not been fully elucidated, current thinking is that ranolazine, a s...
  16. Rebuttal: Lipids and dementia.

    Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2(5):397 (2008) PMID 21291767

  17. Point: Lipoproteins are significant factors in Alzheimer's disease: Dementia is impacted by blood plasma lipoproteins.

    Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2(5):391 (2008) PMID 21291765

  18. Achieving BP goals with valsartan and HCTZ alone and in combination: pooled analysis of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies.

    Current Medical Research and Opinion 24(9):2617 (2008) PMID 18687165

    Most patients with hypertension will require combination therapy to achieve blood pressure (BP) goals, especially the elderly, obese, or those with stage 2 hypertension. To assess BP response and time to achieve BP goals in a diverse population of hypertensive patients treated with hydrochloroth...
  19. Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia.

    The American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 6(2):100 (2008) PMID 18675769

    Dementias, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia, are disorders of aging populations and represent a significant economic burden. Evidence is accumulating to suggest that cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors may be instrumental in the development of dementia. The goal of th...
  20. Use of vascular ultrasound in clinical trials to evaluate new cardiovascular therapies.

    Journal of the National Medical Association 100(2):222 (2008) PMID 18300539

    Though progress has been made in the fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD), the increasing global prevalence of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors ensures that CVD rates remain high. In order to reduce CVD incidence, a huge effort has been made to uncover additional targets for therapy and no...