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  1. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is one of the main reasons for elevated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide. Obese and overweight individuals are at high risk of developing these chronic diseases. The a...

    Authors: Basma Damiri, Mohammed S. Abualsoud, Amjad M. Samara and Sakhaa K. Salameh

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:34

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  2. Content type: Research

    A significant association is known between increased glycaemic variability and mortality in critical patients. To ascertain whether glycaemic profiles during the first week after liver transplantation might be...

    Authors: Elena Giráldez, Evaristo Varo, Ipek Guler, Carmen Cadarso-Suarez, Santiago Tomé, Patricia Barral, Antonio Garrote and Francisco Gude

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:35

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    The adverse effects of cigarette smoking have been widely studied before, whilst the effects of hookah smoking has received less attention, although it is a common habit in the Middle East. Here we have invest...

    Authors: Sara Saffar Soflaei, Susan Darroudi, Maryam Tayefi, Abolfazl Nosrati Tirkani, Mohsen Moohebati, Mahmoud Ebrahimi, Habibollah Esmaily, Seyed Mohammad Reza Parizadeh, Ali Reza Heidari-Bakavoli, Gordon A. Ferns and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:33

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  4. Content type: Review

    Chikungunya (CHIK) is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes. The first cases in Brazil were confirmed in 2014. Between 2016 and 2017, over 300,000 cases were identified during this period, with nearly 300 ...

    Authors: Francisca Kalline de Almeida Barreto, Renan Magalhães Montenegro Jr., Virginia Oliveira Fernandes, Rhaquel Oliveira, Lívia Aline de Araújo Batista, Akhtar Hussain and Luciano Pamplona de Góes Cavalcanti

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:32

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  5. Content type: Research

    Purinergic receptors are expressed in different tissues including the retina. These receptors are involved in processes like cell growth, proliferation, activation and survival. ATP is the major activator of P...

    Authors: Jorge E. Mancini, Gustavo Ortiz, Constanza Potilinstki, Juan P. Salica, Emiliano S. Lopez, J. Oscar Croxatto and Juan E. Gallo

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:31

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  6. Content type: Research

    Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease associated with poorer health outcomes and decreased health related quality of life (HRQoL). The aim of this analysis was to explore the impact of a disease management prog...

    Authors: Sigrid Panisch, Tim Johansson, Maria Flamm, Henrike Winkler, Raimund Weitgasser and Andreas C. Sönnichsen

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:28

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  7. Content type: Research

    Although the number of antihyperglycemic agents has expanded significantly, sulfonylureas (in particular gliclazide) remain an important option because of a variety of patient and health system factors. The la...

    Authors: Lawrence A. Leiter, Marina V. Shestakova and Ilhan Satman

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:30

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  8. Content type: Research

    Most of prior studies to demonstrate the association between mean platelet volume (MPV) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) risk were cross-sectional design with inconsistent results. In the present prospectiv...

    Authors: Zhaoyang Li, Jing Wang, Xu Han, Jing Yuan, Huan Guo, Xiaomin Zhang, Dan Zheng, Yuhan Tang, Handong Yang and Meian He

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:29

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  9. Content type: Review

    Glycemic control has been considered a major therapeutic goal within the scope of diabetes management, as supported by robust observational and experimental evidence. However, the coexistence of micro and macr...

    Authors: Rodrigo Oliveira Moreira, Roberta Cobas and Raquel C. Lopes Assis Coelho

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:26

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  10. Content type: Research

    Diabetics are at increased risk for impaired mobility and strength, frequently related to the disease control. Sarcopenia is the reduction of muscle mass associated with the decrease in muscle strength and/or ...

    Authors: Heloísa Trierweiler, Gabrielle Kisielewicz, Thaísa Hoffmann Jonasson, Ricardo Rasmussen Petterle, Carolina Aguiar Moreira and Victória Zeghbi Cochenski Borba

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:25

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  11. Content type: Research

    With the increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS), there is a need to track and predict the development of MS. In this study, we established a Markov model to explore the natural history and predict th...

    Authors: Xiaoxian Jia, Qicai Chen, Peipei Wu, Meng Liu, Xiaoxiao Chen, Juan Xiao, Lili Chen, Pengpeng Zhang and Shumei Wang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:24

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  12. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to explore the predictors of QOL and health state and examine the relationship with glycemic control among type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients.

    Authors: Syed Wasif Gillani, Irfan Altaf Ansari, Hisham A. Zaghloul, Mohi Iqbal Mohammad Abdul, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman and Mirza R. Baig

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:23

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  13. Content type: Research

    Diabetes nephropathy is a microvascular complication associated with high morbidity and mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes, and its pathogenesis is not fully understood. Our aim was to evaluate the ass...

    Authors: Marcela Haas Pizarro, Deborah Conte Santos, Bianca Senger Vasconcelos Barros, Laura Gomes Nunes de Melo and Marilia Brito Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:22

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  14. Content type: Research

    Obesity is known to be related to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). The most commonly used anthropometric indicator (body mass index [BMI]) presents several limitations such as the lack of pos...

    Authors: Fernando Gomez-Peralta, Cristina Abreu, Margarita Cruz-Bravo, Elvira Alcarria, Gala Gutierrez-Buey, Nir Y. Krakauer and Jesse C. Krakauer

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:21

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  15. Content type: Research

    Obesity is associated with significant physical, psychosocial and economic burden globally. In Brazil, almost 50% of the population is either overweight or obese. The prevalence of morbid obesity increased by ...

    Authors: Ian Kudel, Jefferson S. Alves, Thiago de Menezes Goncalves, Kristjan Kull and Emil Nørtoft

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:20

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  16. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and severe left ventricular dysfunction have a worse survival prognosis than patients with preserved ventricular function. The role of diabetes in the long-term prognosis ...

    Authors: Thiago Hueb, Mauricio S. Rocha, Sergio F. Siqueira, Silvana Angelina D´Orio Nishioka, Giselle L. Peixoto, Marcos M. Saccab, Eduardo Gomes Lima, Rosa Maria Rahmi Garcia, José Antonio F. Ramires, Roberto Kalil Filho and Martino Martinelli Filho

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    Vitamins are essential micronutrients with antioxidant potential that may provide a complementary treatment for patients with chronic diseases. Our aim was to assess the effect of vitamin supplementation on th...

    Authors: Maria E. Balbi, Fernanda S. Tonin, Antonio M. Mendes, Helena H. Borba, Astrid Wiens, Fernando Fernandez-Llimos and Roberto Pontarolo

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:18

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  18. Content type: Research

    Diabetic retinopathy has a significant impact in every healthcare system. Despite that fact, there are few accurate estimates in the prevalence of DR in Brazil’s different geographic regions, particularly prol...

    Authors: Karla Rezende Guerra Drummond, Fernando Korn Malerbi, Paulo Henrique Morales, Tessa Cerqueira Lemos Mattos, André Araújo Pinheiro, Felipe Mallmann, Ricardo Vessoni Perez, Franz Schubert Lopes Leal, Laura Gomes Nunes de Melo and Marília Brito Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:17

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  19. Content type: Short report

    This observational study aimed to assess the effectiveness of lixisenatide as add on therapy to basal insulin in diabetic type 2 patients previously treated with different insulin regimes.

    Authors: Tomislav Božek, Ines Bilić-Ćurčić, Maja Cigrovski Berković, Marina Gradišer, Tina Tićinović Kurir, Sanja Klobučar Majanović and Srećko Marušić

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:16

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  20. Content type: Review

    Vascular endothelial dysfunction induced by hyperglycemia and elevated insulin resistance is a potent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and likely contributes to multiple chronic disease complications ass...

    Authors: Jung-Hoon Lee, Ruda Lee, Moon-Hyon Hwang, Marc T. Hamilton and Yoonjung Park

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:15

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  21. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the utility of glycated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) alone and in combination with haematocrit (HCT) for screening gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) between 12–16 gestational weeks.

    Authors: Kui Wu, Yan Cheng, Tingting Li, Ziwen Ma, Junxiu Liu, Qingying Zhang and Haidong Cheng

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:14

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  22. Content type: Research

    Wistar Ottawa Karlsburg W (RT1u) rats (WOKW) are a model of the metabolic syndrome (MetS). Adipose tissue (AT) and peripheral nerves of WOKW rats exhibit up-regulated autophagy and inflammation corresponding w...

    Authors: J. Kosacka, M. Nowicki, S. Paeschke, P. Baum, M. Blüher and N. Klöting

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:13

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  23. Content type: Research

    The benefits of sodium glucose cotransporters 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus include plasma glucose control, reduction in body weight and blood pressure, and low risk of hypogly...

    Authors: Hiroki Nakajima, Sadanori Okada, Takako Mohri, Eiichiro Kanda, Naoyuki Inaba, Yoko Hirasawa, Hiroaki Seino, Hisamoto Kuroda, Toru Hiyoshi, Tetsuji Niiya and Hitoshi Ishii

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:11

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  24. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study to compare the diagnostic accuracy of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) with the FINDRISC score to screen for type 2 diabetes mellitus T2DM in an overweight/obese population.

    Authors: Abraham S. Meijnikman, Christophe E. M. De Block, An Verrijken, Ilse Mertens and Luc F. Van Gaal

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:12

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