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Matti Narkia

Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids is not associated with a reduction in carotid athero... - 0 views

    Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids is not associated with a reduction in carotid atherosclerosis: the Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease in Alaska Natives study.
    Ebbesson SO, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Kaufman D, Fabsitz RR, Maccluer JW, Dyke B, Laston S, Wenger CR, Comuzzie AG, Romenesko T, Ebbesson LO, Nobmann ED, Howard BV.
    Atherosclerosis. 2008 Aug;199(2):346-53. Epub 2007 Dec 4.
    PMID: 18054937

    Dietary intake of omega-3 FAs in a moderate-to-high range does not appear to be associated with reduced plaque, but is negatively associated with IMT. The presence and extent of carotid atherosclerosis among Eskimos is higher with increasing consumption of saturated FAs.
Matti Narkia

Prevalence and Correlates of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Alaska Eskimos: The GOCADAN... - 0 views

    Prevalence and correlates of subclinical atherosclerosis in Alaska Eskimos: the GOCADAN study.
    Cutchins A, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Ebbesson SO, Umans JG, Zhu J, Weissman NJ, Howard BV.
    Stroke. 2008 Nov;39(11):3079-82. Epub 2008 Jul 10.
    PMID: 18617652
    doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.519199

    Conclusions- Alaska Eskimos have similar traditional risk factors for carotid atherosclerosis as other ethnic and racial populations but have higher prevalences of atherosclerosis, possibly attributable to higher rates of smoking.
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