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  1. Content type: Research

    Elevated serum uric acid levels (SUA) have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and are often reported to be higher in females than in males. The ...

    Authors: Anthonia O Ogbera and Alfred O Azenabor

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:24

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  2. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors begin from early life and track onto adulthood. Oral and dental diseases share some risk factors with CVD, therefore by finding a clear relation between dental disease...

    Authors: Roya Kelishadi, Shiva Mortazavi, Tavakol R Hossein and Parinaz Poursafa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:22

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  3. Content type: Review

    The adipose tissue is an endocrine organ producing substances called adipocytokines that have different effects on lipid metabolism, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular risk. Visfatin was recently described...

    Authors: Pedro Saddi-Rosa, Carolina SV Oliveira, Fernando MA Giuffrida and André F Reis

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:21

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  4. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    A response to Jorge Esteves, Carolina Maurente da Rosa, Caroline Kaercher Kramer, Luiz Eduardo Osowski, Stéfano Milano and Luís Henrique Canani: Absence of diabetic retinopathy in a patient who has had diabete...

    Authors: Rajiv Raman and Aditi Gupta

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:20

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  5. Content type: Research

    1. To determine the prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in adults aged 18 years and above in Chandigarh, India. 2. To determine the socio-demographic factors associated with MS. 3. To determine the agreement betw...

    Authors: Chetna Mangat, NK Goel, Dinesh K Walia, Neeraj Agarwal, Munesh K Sharma, Jasbinder Kaur, Ram Singh and Gagandeep Singh

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:19

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  6. Content type: Research

    Hepatic steatosis (HS), the most frequent liver disorder, was reported to be an independent predictor of cardiovascular disease. HS, if combined with the metabolic syndrome (MetS), might have a synergistic eff...

    Authors: Dal-Sik Kim, Young-Kon Kim, Do-Sung Kim, Han-Jung Chae, Tae-Sun Park, Young I Cho and Seul-Ki Jeong

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:18

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  7. Content type: Research

    The combination of depression with type 2 diabetes is a public health problem. If diabetes is managed in its initial phase, the morbidity and mortality due to this combination may be prevented at an early stag...

    Authors: Shazia Perveen, Muhammad S Otho, Muhammad N Siddiqi, Juanita Hatcher and Ghazala Rafique

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:17

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  8. Content type: Short report

    To determine prospectively the efficacy, tolerability and patient satisfaction of an extended release formulation of metformin (metformin XR) in hospital based outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus current...

    Authors: Juliana Levy, Roberta A Cobas and Marília B Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:57

  9. Content type: Research

    eSS is a rat model of type 2 diabetes characterized by fasting hyperglycemia, glucose intolerance, hyperinsulinemia and early hypertriglyceridemia. Diabetic symptoms worsen during the second year of life as in...

    Authors: Stella M Daniele, Silvana M Montenegro, María C Tarres, Juan C Picena and Stella M Martinez

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:15

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  10. Content type: Short report

    Adrenomedullin (AM) is known to be elevated in different clinical situations including diabetes mellitus (DM), but its potential role in the pathogenesis of vascular complications in diabetic children and adol...

    Authors: Safinaz A El-Habashy, Randa M Matter, Eman S El-Hadidi and Hala R Afifi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:12

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  11. Content type: Research

    Diabetes is considered an independent risk factor for cognitive impairment and some studies observed through neuropsychological tests that cognitive disfunction affects both elderly and younger patients with d...

    Authors: Renata C Alencar, Roberta A Cobas and Marília B Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:10

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  12. Content type: Commentary

    Major depression is a disorder that significantly worsens a patient's morbidity and mortality. The association of depression and diabetes is well documented and has clinical impact in diabetes treatment's outc...

    Authors: Marco André Urbach Mezzasalma

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    The primary purpose of this study was to examine the construct validity of a continuous metabolic syndrome score (cMetS) in children. The secondary purpose was to identify a cutpoint value(s) for an adverse cM...

    Authors: Joey C Eisenmann, Kelly R Laurson, Katrina D DuBose, Bryan K Smith and Joseph E Donnelly

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:8

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  14. Content type: Research

    Physical exercise protects against the development of cardiovascular disease, partly by lowering plasmatic total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and increased HDL-cholesterol levels. In addition, it is now establ...

    Authors: Fabio S Lira, Jose C Rosa, Adriano E Lima-Silva, Hélio A Souza, Erico C Caperuto, Marília C Seelaender, Ana R Damaso, Lila M Oyama and Ronaldo VT Santos

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:7

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  15. Content type: Research

    To identify the most appropriate cut-off points of fasting glycemia for the screening of diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) with the comparison of the properties of capillary glycemia (CG) and venous blood plasma ...

    Authors: Maria Cristina Foss-Freitas, Regina CG de Andrade, Roberta C Figueiredo, Ana Emília Pace, Edson Z Martinez, Amaury L Dal Fabro, Laércio J Franco and Milton C Foss

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:6

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are widely prescribed for patients with diabetes as a nephroprotector drug or to treat hypertension. Generally they are safe for clinical practice, but the relati...

    Authors: Renata C Alencar, Roberta A Cobas and Marília B Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:4

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  17. Content type: Review

    Long standing hyperglycaemia besides damaging the kidneys, eyes, nerves, blood vessels, heart, can also impair the function of the salivary glands leading to a reduction in the salivary flow. When salivary flo...

    Authors: Carlos Antonio Negrato and Olinda Tarzia

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:3

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    The prevalence of pre-diabetes is increasing worldwide and may start 7 to 10 years before the clinical diagnosis of diabetes. In this stage the presence and accumulation of risk factors is common and already i...

    Authors: Maria Eliane C Magalhães, Breno A Cavalcanti and Saulo Cavalcanti

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:2

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  19. Content type: Research

    The Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cardiovascular risk factor of public health significance and of recent has become a topical issue. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) is on the increase and with this s...

    Authors: Anthonia O Ogbera

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:1

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  20. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, abnormalities of liver enzymes and sonographic fatty liver, as well as the inter-related associations in normal weight, overweight and ob...

    Authors: Roya Kelishadi, Stephen R Cook, Atoosa Adibi, Zahra Faghihimani, Shohreh Ghatrehsamani, Abolfazl Beihaghi, Hamidreza Salehi, Noushin Khavarian and Parinaz Poursafa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:29

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  21. Content type: Case report

    A five year old boy, weighing 14 kg with no family history of diabetes, presented in frank diabetic ketoacidosis. He recovered, but continued to have episodes of ketoacidosis. He was diagnosed to have biliary ...

    Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra, Anuj Thakur and Amit Sharma

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:28

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to compare the effects of 10 weeks of resistance or treadmill exercises on glycemic indices levels prior to and immediately following exercise in adults with type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Salameh Bweir, Muhammed Al-Jarrah, Abdul-Majeed Almalty, Mikhled Maayah, Irina V Smirnova, Lesya Novikova and Lisa Stehno-Bittel

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:27

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  23. Content type: Review

    Dyslipidemia is an important etiologic factor in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is a leading cause of death worldwide As CVD begins in childhood, and as dyslipidemia is an important ris...

    Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Arun Gandhi, Bharti Kalra and Navneet Agrawal

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:26

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  24. Content type: Short report

    The present study was designed to study skin capillary density and recruitment of the upper and lower extremities in patients with type 1 diabetes with vascular complications, when compared to patients without...

    Authors: Eduardo Tibiriçá, Elba Rodrigues, Roberta Cobas and Marilia B Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:24

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  25. Content type: Short report

    Insulin signalling pathways were investigated in a 33 year-old woman with immunologic insulin resistance. Her past medical history was remarkable for intermittent use of insulin and allergic reactions to sever...

    Authors: Giselle F Taboada, Marta S de Freitas, Fernanda H da S Corrêa, Carlos RMA Junior and Marília de B Gomes

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:23

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  26. Content type: Research

    According to Brazilian National Data Survey diabetes is the fifth cause for hospitalization and is one of the ten major causes of mortality in this country.

    Authors: Marilia B Gomes, Daniel Giannella-Neto, Manuel Faria, Marcos Tambascia, Reine M Fonseca, Rosangela Rea, Geisa Macedo, João Modesto-Filho, Helena Schmid, Alcina V Bittencourt, Saulo Cavalcanti, Nelson Rassi, Hermelinda Pedrosa and Sergio A Dib

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:22

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  27. Content type: Research

    Diabetes in pregnant women is associated with an increased risk of maternal and neonatal morbidity and remains a significant medical challenge. Diabetes during pregnancy may be divided into clinical diabetes a...

    Authors: Ana CI Kiss, Paula HO Lima, Yuri K Sinzato, Mariana Takaku, Marisa A Takeno, Marilza VC Rudge and Débora C Damasceno

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:21

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Inflammation is implicated in causing diabetes. We tested whether transcription factor 7 like-2 (TCF7L2) gene polymorphisms (rs12255372 and rs7903146), consistently associated with type 2 diabetes, are associa...

    Authors: Edmond K Kabagambe, Stephen P Glasser, Jose M Ordovas, Daruneewan Warodomwichit, Michael Y Tsai, Paul N Hopkins, Ingrid B Borecki, Mary Wojczynski and Donna K Arnett

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:16

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  29. Content type: Research

    Type 2 diabetes may occur as a result of HIV infection and/or its treatment. Gliclazide is a widely used drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Efavirenz and nevirapine are widely used non-nucleoside rever...

    Authors: SK Mastan and K Eswar Kumar

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:15

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  30. Content type: Review

    In recent decades, Diabetes Mellitus has become a severe and growing global public healthcare problem due to the increase of its prevalence, morbidity and mortality. Post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) is...

    Authors: Marília B Gomes and Roberta A Cobas

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:14

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  31. Content type: Case report

    The main risk factors for the development and progression of diabetic retinopathy (DR) are chronic hyperglycemia, disease duration and systemic blood pressure. So far chronic hyperglycemia is the strongest evi...

    Authors: Jorge Esteves, Carolina Maurente da Rosa, Caroline Kaercher Kramer, Luiz Eduardo Osowski, Stéfano Milano and Luís Henrique Canani

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:13

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  32. Content type: Review

    Pancreas transplantation is an invasive procedure that can restore and maintain normoglycemic level very successfully and for a prolonged period in DM1 patients. The procedure elevates the morbimortality rates...

    Authors: João R de Sá, Patricia T Monteagudo, Érika B Rangel, Cláudio S Melaragno, Adriano M Gonzalez, Marcelo M Linhares, Alcides Salzedas, Maria-Deolinda F Neves, Camila Stela and José O Medina-Pestana

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:11

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  33. Content type: Review

    Diabetic nephropathy is the leading cause of chronic renal disease and a major cause of cardiovascular mortality. Diabetic nephropathy has been categorized into stages: microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria. T...

    Authors: Themis Zelmanovitz, Fernando Gerchman, Amely PS Balthazar, Fúlvio CS Thomazelli, Jorge D Matos and Luís H Canani

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:10

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  34. Content type: Review

    No formulation of exogenous insulin available to date has yet been able to mimic the physiological nictemeral rhythms of this hormone, and despite all engineering advancements, the theoretical proposal of deve...

    Authors: Maria Lúcia Corrêa-Giannella and Alexandre S Raposo do Amaral

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:9

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  35. Content type: Research

    There is a significant association between insulin resistance and low cardiorespiratory fitness in nondiabetic subjects. In a population with risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2DM), before they are insulin re...

    Authors: Silmara AO Leite, Arlene M Monk, Paul A Upham, Antonio R Chacra and Richard M Bergenstal

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:8

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  36. Content type: Review

    The association of type II diabetes mellitus (DM2) with Alzheimer's disease (AD) has received considerable attention in recent years. In the present paper, a hypothesis for this association from an evolutionar...

    Authors: Gilberto NO Brito

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:7

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  37. Content type: Review

    This review reports the evidence for a relation between long-term coffee intake and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Numerous epidemiological studies have evaluated this association and, at this moment, at le...

    Authors: Gustavo D Pimentel, Juliane CS Zemdegs, Joyce A Theodoro and João F Mota

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:6

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  38. Content type: Research

    In a population at risk for type 2 diabetes (T2DM), we assessed early physical and metabolic markers that predict progression from normal to impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and T2DM.

    Authors: Silmara AO Leite, Robyn L Anderson, David M Kendall, Arlene M Monk and Richard M Bergenstal

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:5

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  39. Content type: Review

    The use of stem cells to treat type 1 diabetes mellitus has been proposed for many years, both to downregulate the immune system and to provide β cell regeneration.

    Authors: Júlio C Voltarelli and Carlos Eduardo Barra Couri

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009 1:4

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