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Cardiac Sarcoidosis Diagnosis Research: High-fat diet before imaging improves diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) – Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago were able to reduce uncertainty in diagnosing cardiac sarcoidosis by having patients consume a high-fat, low-sugar diet for 72 hours prior to diagnostic imaging. Sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that attacks multiple organs, particularly the lungs and lymph nodes, disproportionately affects African Americans. Pulmonary fibrosis […]