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  1. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most frequent disease associated with abnormal liver tests that is characterized by a wide spectrum of liver damage, ranging from simple macro vesicular steatosi...

    Authors: Fernanda BU Pulzi, Raul Cisternas, Murilo R Melo, Cristiane MF Ribeiro, Carlos A Malheiros and João E Salles
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:3
  2. This paper reviews the incidence, pathogenetic mechanisms and management strategies of diabetes mellitus in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It cl...

    Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra, Navneet Agrawal and AG Unnikrishnan
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:2
  3. While several studies have identified the anaerobic threshold (AT) through the responses of blood lactate, ventilation and blood glucose others have suggested the response of the heart rate variability (HRV) a...

    Authors: Marcelo M Sales, Carmen Sílvia G Campbell, Pâmella K Morais, Carlos Ernesto, Lúcio F Soares-Caldeira, Paulo Russo, Daisy F Motta, Sérgio R Moreira, Fábio Y Nakamura and Herbert G Simões
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:1
  4. Anxiety and depression contribute to poor disease outcomes among individuals with diabetes. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depression and to identify their associated factors includin...

    Authors: Ali Khan Khuwaja, Saima Lalani, Raheem Dhanani, Iqbal Syed Azam, Ghazala Rafique and Franklin White
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:72
  5. To date, there have been no reports on the prevalence of adrenal masses in type 2 diabetic patients. The present study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of adrenal incidentaloma in type 2 diabetic patients in J...

    Authors: Naoki Hiroi, Mariko Sue, Aya Yoshihara, Takamasa Ichijo, Mayumi Yoshida-Hiroi, Mariko Higa and Gen Yoshino
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:71
  6. Many trace elements, among which metals, are indispensable for proper functioning of a myriad of biochemical reactions, more particularly as enzyme cofactors. This is particularly true for the vast set of proc...

    Authors: Nicolas Wiernsperger and JeanRobert Rapin
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:70
  7. Saxagliptin is a potent, selective DPP4 inhibitor. Highlights from abstracts presented at the 2010 meetings of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association include s...

    Authors: Pablo J Aschner
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:69
  8. While the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has ethnic specific waist circumference (WC) cut-points for the metabolic syndrome for Asian populations it is not known whether the cut-points for black popul...

    Authors: Marshall K Tulloch-Reid, Trevor S Ferguson, Novie OM Younger, Jan Van den Broeck, Michael S Boyne, Jennifer M Knight-Madden, Maureen E Samms-Vaughan, Deana E Ashley and Rainford J Wilks
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:68
  9. The Metabolic syndrome (MS) consists of central obesity, glucose intolerance, hyperinsulinemia, low high density lipoproteins, high triglycerides and hypertension. Different studies have observed that MS cause...

    Authors: Rajiv Raman, Aditi Gupta, Swakshyar S Pal, Suganeswari Ganesan, Kadri Venkatesh, Vaitheeswaran Kulothungan and Tarun Sharma
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:67
  10. Oral insulin is an exciting area of research and development in the field of diabetology. This brief review covers the various approaches used in the development of oral insulin, and highlights some of the rec...

    Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra and Navneet Agrawal
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:66
  11. Despite ongoing findings on the relationship between elevated levels of alanine and aspartate aminotransferases (ALT and AST) and metabolic syndrome (MetS), this association in diabetic patients without a know...

    Authors: Alireza Esteghamati, Arsia Jamali, Omid Khalilzadeh, Sina Noshad, Mohammad Khalili, Ali Zandieh, Afsaneh Morteza and Manouchehr Nakhjavani
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:65
  12. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a class of 28 positional and geometric isomers of linoleic acid octadecadienoic.Currently, it has been described many benefits related to the supplementation of CLA in animals...

    Authors: Daniela C Gonçalves, Fabio S Lira, Luiz C Carnevali Jr, Jose C Rosa, Gustavo D Pimentel and Marília Seelaender
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:62
  13. The increased intake of dietary fructose can be associated with alterations on energy homeostasis and lipid/carbohydrate metabolism, such as insulin resistance and dislipidemia. On the other hand, the ingestio...

    Authors: Caio SM Motoyama, Mônica JS Pinto, Fabio S Lira, Eliane B Ribeiro, Claudia MO do Nascimento and Lila M Oyama
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:61
  14. The diagnosis of Sudeck's syndrome stage 1 (nowadays termed complex regional pain syndrome I, abbreviated CRPS I) is based on clinical features, namely swelling and pain in a limb. Plain X-ray may be normal. I...

    Authors: Ludger W Poll, Philipp Weber, Hermann-Josef Böhm, Nahid Ghassem-Zadeh and Ernst A Chantelau
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:60
  15. There is a remarkable increase in cardiovascular disease after menopause. On the other hand, metabolic syndrome as a collection of risk factors has a known effect on cardiovascular diseases. Hormone changes ar...

    Authors: Ramin Heidari, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Mohammad Talaei, Katayoun Rabiei, Noushin Mohammadifard and Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:59
  16. Overweight and obesity in youth is a worldwide public health problem. Overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescents have a substantial effect upon many systems, resulting in clinical conditions such as m...

    Authors: Alfredo Halpern, Marcio C Mancini, Maria Eliane C Magalhães, Mauro Fisberg, Rosana Radominski, Marcelo C Bertolami, Adriana Bertolami, Maria Edna de Melo, Maria Teresa Zanella, Marcia S Queiroz and Marcia Nery
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:55
  17. The importance of achieving and maintaining an appropriate metabolic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) has been established in many studies aiming to prevent the development of chronic co...

    Authors: Viviane M Dias, Juliana A Pandini, Raquel R Nunes, Sandro LM Sperandei, Emilson S Portella, Roberta A Cobas and Marília de B Gomes
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:54
  18. Biological rhythms are present in the lives of almost all organisms ranging from plants to more evolved creatures. These oscillations allow the anticipation of many physiological and behavioral mechanisms thus...

    Authors: Melissa M Zanquetta, Maria Lúcia Corrêa-Giannella, Maria Beatriz Monteiro and Sandra MF Villares
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:53
  19. To identify predictive factors associated with non-deterioration of glucose metabolism following a 2-year behavioral intervention in Japanese-Brazilians.

    Authors: Bianca Almeida-Pititto, Amélia T Hirai, Daniela S Sartorelli, Helena A Harima, Suely GA Gimeno and Sandra RG Ferreira
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:52
  20. Aspirin esterase (AE) activity can account for part of aspirin pharmacokinetics in the circulation, possibly being associated with the impairment of aspirin effectiveness as an inhibitor of platelet aggregation.

    Authors: Kazuhiko Kotani, Satoshi Kimura, Tetsu Ebara, Russell Caccavello and Alejandro Gugliucci
    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010 2:50
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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

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