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  1. Serum retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) plays a critical role in insulin resistance. The mechanism behind the impact of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on glucose metabolism is unclear. Hence, we aimed to...

    Authors: Xingchun Wang, Yueye Huang, Jingyang Gao, Hang Sun, Muthukumaran Jayachandran and Shen Qu

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. Dysglycaemia is defined by elevated glucose levels in the blood, commonly characterized by impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, elevated glycated haemoglobin, or diabetes mellitus (DM) diagnos...

    Authors: Camila Maciel De Oliveira, Luciane Viater Tureck, Danilo Alvares, Chunyu Liu, Andrea Roseli Vançan Russo Horimoto, Rafael de Oliveira Alvim, José Eduardo Krieger and Alexandre C. Pereira

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:6

    Content type: Short report

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  3. Chloride is a key electrolyte that regulates the body fluid distribution. Accordingly, manipulating chloride kinetics by selecting a suitable diuretic could be an attractive strategy for correcting body fluid ...

    Authors: Hajime Kataoka and Yuichi Yoshida

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. We compared the effects of sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors on renal function in participants with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) classified by degree of albuminuria.

    Authors: Akinobu Nakamura, Hideaki Miyoshi, Hiraku Kameda, Kumiko Yamashita and Yoshio Kurihara

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:4

    Content type: Short report

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  5. New technologies are changing diabetes treatment and contributing better outcomes in developed countries. To our knowledge, no previous studies have investigated the comparative effect of sensor-based monitori...

    Authors: Luis Eduardo P. Calliari, Marcio Krakauer, Andre Gustavo Daher Vianna, Yashesvini Ram, Douglas Eugenio Barbieri, Yongjin Xu and Timothy C. Dunn

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome varies among populations with different ethnicities. Asian populations develop metabolic complications at lower amounts of adiposity than western populations. The role of a...

    Authors: Fathimah S. Sigit, Dicky L. Tahapary, Stella Trompet, Erliyani Sartono, Ko Willems van Dijk, Frits R. Rosendaal and Renée de Mutsert

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:2

    Content type: Research

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  7. Diabetes mellitus is an important risk factor for cardiomyopathy. Increasing oxidative stress may be one of the main factors of diabetic cardiomyopathy. A13, a newly synthesized curcumin analog, was proved to ...

    Authors: Lanting Xiang, Qiongying Zhang, Chen Chi, Gu Wu, Zhongmin Lin, Jianmin Li, Qianru Gu and Guorong Chen

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 12:1

    Content type: Research

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  8. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and periodontitis are chronic inflammatory diseases with a bidirectional relationship. The uncontrolled levels of glucose in T2DM patients change the pathophysiology and balance...

    Authors: Juan Antonio Arreguin-Cano, Brenda Ayerdi-Nájera, Arvey Tacuba-Saavedra, Napoleón Navarro-Tito, Alfonso Dávalos-Martínez, Abel Emigdio-Vargas, Elia Barrera-Rodríguez, Nubia Blanco-García, Gloria Gutiérrez-Venegas, Elías Ventura-Molina and Gladys León-Dorantes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:113

    Content type: Research

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  9. This study investigates the effect of genistein (Gen) on the lipid profiles and expression of low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR), liver X receptor α (LXRα) and ATP-binding cassette transporter G1 (ABCG1) ...

    Authors: Tao Zhang and Xiao-Xing Chi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:111

    Content type: Research

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  10. The optimal revascularization technique in diabetic patients with complex coronary artery disease (CAD), including left main CAD and multivessel coronary disease (MVD), remains controversial. The current study...

    Authors: ChuanNan Zhai, HongLiang Cong, Kai Hou, YueCheng Hu, JingXia Zhang and YingYi Zhang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:110

    Content type: Research

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  11. Investigate effects of long-term exercise on the remodeling markers MMP-9, TIMP-1, EMMPRIN and Galectin-3 in combined type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and coronary artery disease (CAD) patients. Any association...

    Authors: Hani Zaidi, Rune Byrkjeland, Ida U. Njerve, Sissel Åkra, Svein Solheim, Harald Arnesen, Ingebjørg Seljeflot and Trine B. Opstad

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:109

    Content type: Research

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  12. This study aimed to observe the hypoglycemic effect of cassia seed extract in rats with type-2 diabetes mellitus and its effect on reducing insulin resistance in the skeletal muscle.

    Authors: Qiu-Ying Wang, Ai-Hua Tong, Ying-Ying Pan, Xian-Dang Zhang, Wen-Yu Ding and Wen Xiong

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:108

    Content type: Research

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  13. Evogliptin (EVO) is a potent and selective dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP4i) developed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). DPP4is are known to exhibit a better glucose-lowering effect ...

    Authors: Cintia Cercato, Joao Soares Felício, Luis Augusto Tavares Russo, Joao Lindolfo Cunha Borges, Joao Salles, Patricia Muskat, Teresa Bonansea, Antonio Roberto Chacra, Freddy Goldberg Eliaschewitz and Adriana Costa Forti

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:107

    Content type: Research

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  14. There is lack of ideal and comprehensive economic evaluations of various GDM strategies. The aim of this study is to the compare efficacy and cost-effectiveness of five different methods of screening for gesta...

    Authors: Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:106

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  15. South Africa has the largest population of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) realising the benefits of increased life expectancy. However, this population may...

    Authors: Olamide O. Todowede, Benn Sartorius, Nombulelo Magula and Aletta E. Schutte

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:105

    Content type: Research

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  16. Elevated rates of anxiety and depressive symptoms in Type 1 Diabetes patients (T1D) and high rates of diabetes-specific distress (DD) have been shown. Several factors may be responsible for increase the DD lev...

    Authors: M. S. V. M. Silveira, T. G. Bovi and E. J. Pavin

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:104

    Content type: Short report

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  17. The aim of this randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial was to investigate the effect of daily consumption of a synbiotic bread containing lactic acid on glycemic status, antioxidant biomarkers and inflam...

    Authors: Atie Ghafouri, Mitra Zarrati, Farzad Shidfar, Iraj Heydari, Raheleh Shokouhi Shoormasti and Omid Eslami

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:103

    Content type: Research

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  18. Prediabetes has been proposed as a risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Despite the clinical importance of prediabetes, little is known about the ...

    Authors: Jennifer Garay, Paul A. Camacho, Jose Lopez-Lopez, Juliana Alvernia, Marcela Garcia, Daniel D. Cohen, Carlos Calderon and Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:102

    Content type: Research

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  19. The present study was designed to determine whether zinc supplementation would increase the effects of restricted calorie diet (RCD) on obesity.

    Authors: Hoda Khorsandi, Omid Nikpayam, Reyhaneh Yousefi, Maryam Parandoosh, Nima Hosseinzadeh, Atoosa Saidpour and Arman Ghorbani

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:101

    Content type: Research

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  20. Although bilirubin has been generally regarded as a waste with potential neurotoxicity at high levels, a few clinical studies suggest a potential protective role of physiological serum total bilirubin (TBIL) c...

    Authors: Pijun Yan, Zhihong Zhang, Ying Miao, Yong Xu, Jianhua Zhu and Qin Wan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:100

    Content type: Research

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  21. Alpha-synuclein (SNCA) as the presynaptic protein is expressed in different tissues and prevents insulin-resistance (IR) through increasing glucose-uptake by adipocytes and muscles. However, the effect of insu...

    Authors: Amirhosein Khoshi, Golnaz Goodarzi, Rezvan Mohammadi, Roghaye Arezumand, Meysam Moghbeli and Mahnaz Najariyan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:99

    Content type: Research

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  22. Epigenetic changes in visceral adipose tissue (VAT) with obesity and their effects on gene expression are poorly understood, especially during emergent obesity in youth. The current study tested the hypothesis...

    Authors: Matthew D. Barberio, Evan P. Nadler, Samantha Sevilla, Rosemary Lu, Brennan Harmon and Monica J. Hubal

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:98

    Content type: Research

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  23. The association of diabetic nephropathy (DN) risk with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within Engulfment and Cell Motility 1 (ELMO1) gene and gene–environment synergistic effect have not been extensively e...

    Authors: Yi Hou, Yong Gao, Yan Zhang, Si-Tong Lin, Yue Yu and Liu Yang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:97

    Content type: Research

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  24. To investigate effects of metformin on the regulation of proteins of white adipose tissue (WAT) and brown adipose tissue (BAT) in obesity and explore the underlying mechanisms on energy metabolism.

    Authors: Tao Yuan, Juan Li, Wei-Gang Zhao, Wei Sun, Shuai-Nan Liu, Quan Liu, Yong Fu and Zhu-Fang Shen

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:96

    Content type: Research

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  25. Insulin resistance (IR) is frequently observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In clinical practice, IR assessment is limited to a low proportion of patients d...

    Authors: Betsabe Contreras-Haro, Sandra Ofelia Hernandez-Gonzalez, Laura Gonzalez-Lopez, Maria Claudia Espinel-Bermudez, Leonel Garcia-Benavides, Edsaul Perez-Guerrero, Maria Luisa Vazquez-Villegas, Jose Antonio Robles-Cervantes, Mario Salazar-Paramo, Diana Mercedes Hernandez-Corona, Arnulfo Hernan Nava-Zavala and Jorge I. Gamez-Nava

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:95

    Content type: Research

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  26. Treatment with metformin, the biguanide of hepatic insulin sensitizer, in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been reported with contradictory findings regarding the effectiveness on bl...

    Authors: Yi Sui, Xianhe Kong, Rongrong Fan, Yanbin Ye, Haiyan Mai, Shuyu Zhuo, Wei Lu, Peishan Ruan, Shi Fang and Tao Yang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:94

    Content type: Research

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  27. A number of studies have shown central adiposity, in particular visceral adipose tissue (VAT) accumulation to be a hallmark of metabolic syndrome (MetS). In clinical practice, waist circumference (WC) is used ...

    Authors: Florence E. Davidson, Tandi E. Matsha, Rajiv T. Erasmus, Andre Pascal Kengne and Julia H. Goedecke

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:93

    Content type: Research

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  28. Evidence from observational studies have found a relationship between serum cholesterol and diabetic retinopathy (DR). Apart of the assumption that cholesterolemic control has benefits for patients with diabet...

    Authors: Vânia Mozetic, Rafael Leite Pacheco, Carolina de Oliveira Cruz Latorraca and Rachel Riera

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:92

    Content type: Review

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  29. Many studies have investigated the relationship between coffee and diabetes. Evaluation of the current evidence on the effect of coffee intake on diabetes is critical. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the po...

    Authors: Omid Nikpayam, Marziyeh Najafi, Samad Ghaffari, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Golbon Sohrab and Neda Roshanravan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:91

    Content type: Review

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  30. Guidelines for Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) management in Japan provide physicians the discretion to select treatment options based on patient pathophysiology of the disease. There exists a wide variation o...

    Authors: Yohei Morita, Hiroki Murayama, Masato Odawara and Melissa Bauer

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:90

    Content type: Research

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  31. The stratification system from the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) was used to classify the participants as to the ulcer risk. However, it is not yet known what the classification grou...

    Authors: Jane S. S. P. Ferreira, João P. Panighel, Érica Q. Silva, Renan L. Monteiro, Ronaldo H. Cruvinel Júnior and Isabel C. N. Sacco

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:89

    Content type: Research

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  32. Abdominal obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The aim was to explore the influence of midnight salivary cortisol (MSC), antidepressants and sex on abdominal obesity in type 1 diabetes (T1D). W...

    Authors: Eva Olga Melin, Magnus Hillman, Maria Thunander and Mona Landin-Olsson

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:88

    Content type: Research

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  33. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clinical condition potentially promoting the development of atherosclerotic disease. To date, the clinical impact of elevated serum homocysteine (Hcy) levels in MetS is still und...

    Authors: Giuseppina Piazzolla, Mafalda Candigliota, Margherita Fanelli, Anna Castrovilli, Elsa Berardi, Gianfranco Antonica, Stefano Battaglia, Vincenzo Solfrizzi, Carlo Sabbà and Cosimo Tortorella

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:87

    Content type: Research

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  34. Several researches have recommended vitamin D possible health benefits on diabetic complications development, but a few number of studies have been accomplished on the molecular and cellular mechanisms. Certai...

    Authors: Mahsa Omidian, Mahmoud Djalali, Mohammad Hassan Javanbakht, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian, Maryam Abshirini, Parisa Omidian, Ehsan Alvandi and Maryam Mahmoudi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:86

    Content type: Research

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  35. The combined harmful effects of cigarette smoking and hyperglycemia can accelerate vascular damage in patients with diabetes who smoke, as is well known. Can smoking cause diabetes? What are the effects of smo...

    Authors: D. Campagna, A. Alamo, A. Di Pino, C. Russo, A. E. Calogero, F. Purrello and R. Polosa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:85

    Content type: Review

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  36. Mobile phone applications (apps) have been shown to successfully facilitate the self-management of chronic disease. This study aims to evaluate firstly the experiences, barriers and facilitators to app usage a...

    Authors: Bronte Jeffrey, Melina Bagala, Ashley Creighton, Tayla Leavey, Sarah Nicholls, Crystal Wood, Jo Longman, Jane Barker and Sabrina Pit

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:84

    Content type: Research

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  37. Previous studies investigating the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and incidence of gastric cancer (GC) showed inconsistent results. The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of MetS on ...

    Authors: Zhibin Li, Hongfeng Han and Yuan Chang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:83

    Content type: Research

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  38. SHORT syndrome is an autosomal dominant condition associated severe insulin resistance (IR) and lipoatrophy due to post-receptor defect in insulin signaling involving phosphoinositide-3-kinase regulatory subun...

    Authors: Krzysztof C. Lewandowski, Katarzyna Dąbrowska, Maria Brzozowska, Joanna Kawalec and Andrzej Lewiński

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:81

    Content type: Short report

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  39. The recent American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes guideline mentioned glycaemia management in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with cardiovascular diseases...

    Authors: Alaaeldin Bashier, Azza Bin Hussain, Elamin Abdelgadir, Fatheya Alawadi, Hani Sabbour and Robert Chilton

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:80

    Content type: Review

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  40. Fibroblast growth factor 19 (FGF19) takes part in maintaining the balance of glycolipids and may be involved in regulating the secretory activity of islet beta cells in patients with type 2 diabetes. This stud...

    Authors: Meng-jie Tang, Jian‑bin Su, Tian-li Xu, Xue‑qin Wang, Dong-mei Zhang and Xiao-hua Wang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:79

    Content type: Research

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  41. The enzyme 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (HSD11B1) converts inactive cortisone to active cortisol in a process mediated by the enzyme hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (H6PD). The generation of co...

    Authors: Marcio F. Chedid, Filipe V. do Nascimento, Fernanda S. de Oliveira, Bianca M. de Souza, Cleber R. P. Kruel, Richard R. Gurski, Luis H. Canani, Daisy Crispim and Fernando Gerchman

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:78

    Content type: Research

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  42. Since there is no evidence demonstrating the relationship between dietary patterns and subclinical atherosclerosis in children and adolescents, we aimed to examine the association between dietary patterns and ...

    Authors: Assa Akbari-Sedigh, Golaleh Asghari, Emad Yuzbashian, Pooneh Dehghan, Hossein Imani and Parvin Mirmiran

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:77

    Content type: Research

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  43. The association between diabetes and obesity is very well established. Faced with this, several anthropometric indices of adiposity are often involved in studies on diabetes. Our main goal in this paper is to ...

    Authors: Camila Maciel de Oliveira, Jessica Pavani, José Eduardo Krieger, Rafael de Oliveira Alvim, Carlos Alberto Mourão-Junior and Alexandre da Costa Pereira

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:76

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  44. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a complication of pregnancy that can be associated with neonatal complications and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Recently, probiotic use has been proposed for better contro...

    Authors: Farnaz Sahhaf Ebrahimi, Aziz Homayouni Rad, Metanat Mosen, Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh, Aydin Tabrizi and Leila Khalili

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:75

    Content type: Research

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  45. This is an overview of the mechanisms of obesity and its relation to cardiovascular risks, describing the available treatment options to manage this condition.

    Authors: C. Cercato and F. A. Fonseca

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:74

    Content type: Review

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  46. Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide, and one of the long-term complications of this disease is sexual dysfunction in women with type 2 diabetes, which has been studied in fewer...

    Authors: Elham Rahmanian, Nader Salari, Masoud Mohammadi and Rostam Jalali

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:73

    Content type: Review

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  47. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy and its prevalence worldwide is increasing along with enhancing type two of diabetes. Contrary results have been found i...

    Authors: Fatemeh Nasiri-Amiri, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Marjan Ahmad Shirvani, Payam Habibipour and Narges Sadat Motahari Tabari

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:72

    Content type: Review

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  48. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been consistently associated with subsequent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Women with PCOS showed a high prevalence of obesity, which raises the question regarding t...

    Authors: Wei Zheng, Wenyu Huang, Li Zhang, Zhihong Tian, Qi Yan, Teng Wang, Lirui Zhang and Guanghui Li

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2019 11:71

    Content type: Research

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