Effect of periodontal disease on diabetes: systematic review of epidemiologic observational evidence

submitted by: WSB
Background: Periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus are common, chronic diseases worldwide. Epidemiologic and biologic evidence suggests periodontal disease may affect diabetes. Objective: To systematically review non-experimental, epidemiologic evidence for effects of periodontal disease on diabetes control, complications, and incidence. Data sources: Electronic bibliographic databases, supplemented by hand searches of recent and future issues of relevant journals. Study eligibility...
Authors: Wenche S. Borgnakke, Pekka V. Ylostalo, George W. Taylor, Robert R. Genco

Effect of Physical Activity on Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Concentrations

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. Paul Loprinzi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and at the Lansing School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, shares the results of a study coauthored with Dr. Manish Kohli and appearing in the January 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings describing the effect of Dr. Paul Loprinzi describes the effect of physical activity and sedentary behavior on PSA levels. and sedentary behavior on PSA levels. Available at:...

Ideal cardiovascular Health and Mortality: The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, discusses his article coauthored with Dr. Enrique G. Artero and others, appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he reviews the 7 American Heart Association’s 2020 goals for ideal cardiovascular health as seen in a middle-aged,...

Comparison of Body Habitus With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in the Registry to Evaluate PAH Disease Management

submitted by: mcgheekkm
One will discover on review of the video link, a discussion by the primary author of the study, Charles D. Burger, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Florida, in conjunction with his article appearing in the February 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Available at: http://tinyurl.com/4vpzj4r ). The author provides the basis and background of the research, highlights the primary findings of the study and explores the potential implications of the results.