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  1. As longevity increases, cases of myocardial infarction (MI) are likely to be more. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major global health problem reaching epidemic proportions in the Indian subcontinent, also a...

    Authors: Ramachandran Meenakshisundaram, Dipti Agarwal, Chinnaswamy Rajendiran and Ponniah Thirumalaikolundusubramanian

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:32

    Content type: Research

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  2. The effects of chronic aerobic exercise upon lipid profile has been previously demonstrated, but few studies showed this effect under resistance exercise conditions.

    Authors: Fabio S Lira, Alex S Yamashita, Marco C Uchida, Nelo E Zanchi, Bruno Gualano, Eivor Martins Jr, Erico C Caperuto and Marília Seelaender

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  3. Insulin resistance (IR), a reduced physiological response of peripheral tissues to the action of insulin, is one of the major causes of type 2 diabetes. We sought to evaluate the relationship between serum C-r...

    Authors: Bizu Gelaye, Luis Revilla, Tania Lopez, Luis Suarez, Sixto E Sanchez, Karin Hevner, Annette L Fitzpatrick and Michelle A Williams

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:30

    Content type: Research

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  4. This study aimed to investigate whether waist circumference (WC) or body mass index (BMI) is a better predictor of blood lipid concentrations among young men and women from different ethnocultural groups.

    Authors: Darren R Brenner, Kasia Tepylo, Karen M Eny, Leah E Cahill and Ahmed El-Sohemy

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:28

    Content type: Research

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  5. There is an urgent need to find consensus on screening, diagnosing and treating all degrees of DYSGLYCEMIA that may occur during pregnancies in Brazil, considering that many cases of DYSGLYCEMIA in pregnant wo...

    Authors: Carlos Antonio Negrato, Renan M Montenegro Jr, Rosiane Mattar, Lenita Zajdenverg, Rossana PV Francisco, Belmiro Gonçalves Pereira, Mauro Sancovski, Maria Regina Torloni, Sergio A Dib, Celeste E Viggiano, Airton Golbert, Elaine CD Moisés, Maria Isabel Favaro, Iracema MP Calderon, Sonia Fusaro, Valeria DD Piliakas…

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:27

    Content type: Review

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  6. Experimental models are necessary to elucidate diabetes pathophysiological mechanisms not yet understood in humans. Objective: To evaluate the repercussions of the mild diabetes, considering two methodologies,...

    Authors: Felipe H Saito, Débora C Damasceno, Wilma G Kempinas, Glilciane Morceli, Yuri K Sinzato, Kristin N Taylor and Marilza VC Rudge

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:26

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Short report

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

  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  23. 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

    Content type: Review

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  24. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Review

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  30. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  31. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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  36. 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

    Content type: Review

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  37. 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

    Content type: Case report

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