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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2017 Jan-Feb;55(1):32-39.

[Effect of the DiabetIMSS program on cardiovascular risk, blood pressure and HDL cholesterol in patients with metabolic syndrome].

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Coordinación Auxiliar de Investigación en Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, México. miguel.mendozaro@imss.gob.mx.

Abstract

in English, Spanish

OBJECTIVE:

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the effect of the DiabetIMSS program on cardiovascular risk, blood pressure and HDL cholesterol in patients with metabolic syndrome.

METHODS:

Quasi-experimental intervention study. Non-probabilistic convenience sampling. 35 subjects in the educational strategy one year were included. The following variables were collected: age, gender, smoking, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, systolic and diastolic blood pressure; cardiovascular risk calculator based on Framingham is calculated. Descriptive and inferential statistical percentages with Student t test was used.

RESULTS:

There was an increase in the proportion of subjects increased their subsequent figures HDL cholesterol intervention, there by generating an increase of protective factor (p < 0.05). Because of the blood pressure a marked improvement in all ranges of blood pressure (p < 0.05) was presented.

CONCLUSIONS:

The educational strategy for the control of diabetic patients presented a favorable performance in HDL-cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing the risk of cardiovascular patients.

KEYWORDS:

Cardiovascular diseases; Metabolic diseases; Metabolic syndrome X; Type 2 diabetes mellitus

PMID:
28092245
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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