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  1. Hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients is known to be related to a higher incidence of clinical and surgical complications and poorer outcomes. Adequate glycemic control and earlier diagnosis of type 2 diabete...

    Authors: Silmara AO Leite, Simone B Locatelli, Sabrina P Niece, Aline RF Oliveira, Deborah Tockus and Thaísa Tosin
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:49
  2. There is an ongoing need for improvements in non-invasive, point-of-care tools for the diagnosis and prognosis of diabetes mellitus. Ideally, such technologies would allow for community screening.

    Authors: David A Scott, Diane E Renaud, Sathya Krishnasamy, Pinar Meriç, Nurcan Buduneli, Şvetki Çetinkalp and Kan-Zhi Liu
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:48
  3. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is associated with a high risk for early atherosclerotic complications especially risk of coronary heart disease.

    Authors: Mona A Salem, Mohammed A AboElAsrar, Nancy S Elbarbary, Rana A ElHilaly and Yara M Refaat
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:47
  4. High intake of dietary fructose is accused of being responsible for the development of the insulin resistance (IR) syndrome. Concern has arisen because of the realization that fructose, at elevated concentrati...

    Authors: Hala O El Mesallamy, Ebtehal El-Demerdash, Lamiaa N Hammad and Hekmat M El Magdoub
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:46
  5. Meticulous control of blood pressure is required in patients with hypertension to produce the maximum reduction in clinical cardiovascular end points, especially in patients with comorbidities like diabetes me...

    Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra and Navneet Agrawal
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:44
  6. Fructose-based diets are apparently related to the occurrence of several metabolic dysfunctions, but the effects of the consumption of high amounts of fructose on body tissues have not been well described. The...

    Authors: Jose D Botezelli, Rodrigo A Dalia, Ivan M Reis, Ricardo A Barbieri, Tiago M Rezende, Jailton G Pelarigo, Jamile Codogno, Raquel Gonçalves and Maria A Mello
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:43
  7. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between muscular fitness (MF), assessed by 2 components of Fitnessgram test battery, the Curl-Up and Push-Ups tests and the metabolic risk score among a...

    Authors: Jorge Mota, Susana Vale, Clarice Martins, Anelise Gaya, Carla Moreira, Rute Santos and José C Ribeiro
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:42
  8. Body fat is related to changes in lipid profile, blood pressure and metabolism of insulin and glucose, known as the metabolic syndrome (MS). The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of metabolic sy...

    Authors: Carla Pedrosa, Bruno MPM Oliveira, Isabel Albuquerque, Carlos Simões-Pereira, Maria D Vaz-de-Almeida and Flora Correia
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:40
  9. The metabolic syndrome has been described in children; however, a standard criterion has not been established for its diagnosis. Also, few studies have been conducted to specifically observe the possible exist...

    Authors: Ana Elisa M Rinaldi, Gustavo D Pimentel, Avany F Pereira, Gleice FCP Gabriel, Fernando Moreto and Roberto C Burini
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:39
  10. Inflammatory cytokines are linked to obesity-related insulin resistance and may predict type 2 diabetes independently of obesity. We previously reported that a majority of a cohort of 73 non-diabetic women wit...

    Authors: Folke Lindgärde, Anders Gottsäter and Bo Ahrén
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:38
  11. Many experimental studies have been performed to evaluate mild diabetes effects. However, results are divergent regarding glycemia and insulin measurement, fetal macrossomia, and placental weights. The aim was...

    Authors: Isabela L Iessi, Aline Bueno, Yuri K Sinzato, Kristin N Taylor, Marilza VC Rudge and Débora C Damasceno
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:37
  12. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) encompasses a cluster of coronary heart disease and diabetes mellitus risk factors. In this study, we aimed to elucidate the factors underlying the clustering of MetS components in di...

    Authors: Alireza Esteghamati, Ali Zandieh, Omid Khalilzadeh, Alipasha Meysamie and Haleh Ashraf
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:36
  13. The Brazilian Diabetes Society is starting an innovative project of quantitative assessment of medical arguments of and implementing a new way of elaborating SBD Position Statements. The final aim of this part...

    Authors: Antonio C Lerario, Antonio R Chacra, Augusto Pimazoni-Netto, Domingos Malerbi, Jorge L Gross, José EP Oliveira, Marilia B Gomes, Raul D Santos, Reine MC Fonseca, Roberto Betti and Roberto Raduan
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:35
  14. Ezetimibe specifically blocks the absorption of dietary and biliary cholesterol and plant sterols. Synergism of ezetimibe-statin therapy on LDL-cholesterol has been demonstrated, but data concerning the pleiot...

    Authors: Ana-Lucia A Kater, Marcelo C Batista and Sandra RG Ferreira
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:34
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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

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

  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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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