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  1. Content type: Review

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women at advanced age, who are affected a decade later compared to men. Cardiovascular risk factors in women are not properly investigated nor treated an...

    Authors: Marília Izar Helfenstein Fonseca, Isis Tande da Silva and Sandra Roberta G. Ferreira

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:22

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  2. Content type: Research

    Admission hyperglycemia is associated with increased mortality and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients with or without diabetes mellitus after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). However, effects of...

    Authors: Shu-hua Mi, Gong Su, Hong-xia Yang, Yun Zhou, Lei Tian, Tao Zhang and Hong Tao

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:20

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  3. Content type: Research

    Elevated homocysteine (Hc) levels have a well-established and clear causal relationship to epithelial damage leading to coronary artery disease. Furthermore, it is strongly associated with other metabolic synd...

    Authors: Daniel E. Platt, Essa Hariri, Pascale Salameh, Mahmoud Merhi, Nada Sabbah, Mariana Helou, Francis Mouzaya, Rita Nemer, Yasser Al-Sarraj, Hatem El-Shanti, Antoine B. Abchee and Pierre A. Zalloua

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:19

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  4. Content type: Research

    Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and their complications are a growing problem in Brazil. However, no comprehensive picture of this disease burden has yet been presented to date.

    Authors: Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Maria Inês Schmidt, Ewerton Cousin, Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Valéria Maria de Azeredo Passos, Elisabeth Barboza França, Fátima Marinho and Ali H. Mokdad

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:18

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  5. Content type: Research

    Analyze the clinical applicability of glucose metabolism indexes and continuous glucose monitoring data on the qualitative diagnosis of insulinoma.

    Authors: Weijun Gu, Yixin Liu, Hongyan Liu, Guoqing Yang, Qinghua Guo, Jin Du, Nan Jin, Li Zang, Zhaohui Lv, Jianming Ba, Yiming Mu and Jingtao Dou

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:17

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  6. Content type: Research

    We assessed the impact of a family history of diabetes on type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and behavioral traits in young Korean adults.

    Authors: Joon Ho Moon, Eun Roh, Tae Jung Oh, Kyoung Min Kim, Jae Hoon Moon, Soo Lim, Hak Chul Jang and Sung Hee Choi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:16

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  7. Content type: Review

    Eating habits, lifestyles, and exposure to specific environmental factors can greatly impact the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), influence the genome epigenetically, and affect the expression of gene...

    Authors: Priscila Sala, Raquel Susana Matos de Miranda Torrinhas, Danielle Cristina Fonseca, Graziela Rosa Ravacci, Dan Linetzky Waitzberg and Daniel Giannella-Neto

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:15

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  8. Content type: Research

    Studies evaluating dietary patterns, including the DASH diet, and their relationship with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes may help to understand the role of dairy products (low fat or full fat) in these co...

    Authors: Michele Drehmer, Andrew O. Odegaard, Maria Inês Schmidt, Bruce B. Duncan, Letícia de Oliveira Cardoso, Sheila M. Alvim Matos, Maria del Carmen B. Molina, Sandhi M. Barreto and Mark A. Pereira

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:13

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  9. Content type: Research

    Because the relationship between C-peptide and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is controversial, the aim of our study was to evaluate the relationship between C-peptide and DPN in community-based Chinese ...

    Authors: Xiaona Qiao, Hangping Zheng, Shuo Zhang, Siying Liu, Qian Xiong, Fei Mao, Zhaoyun Zhang, Jie Wen, Hongying Ye, Yiming Li and Bin Lu

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:12

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  10. Content type: Research

    Few studies have assessed the associations between hyperuricemia and lifestyle-related diseases after adjusting for waist circumference (WC) and sex.

    Authors: Taiju Miyagami, Hirohide Yokokawa, Kazutoshi Fujibayashi, Toshiaki Gunji, Noriko Sasabe, Mitsue Okumura, Kimiko Iijima and Toshio Naito

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:11

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  11. Content type: Research

    Cardiac syndrome X (CSX) is characterized by angina pectoris but with patent coronary arteries. Our previous study demonstrated that subjects with CSX had a higher fasting insulin-resistance (IR) than the cont...

    Authors: Kae-Woei Liang, Wayne H.-H. Sheu, Wen-Jane Lee, Wen-Lieng Lee, Hung-Chih Pan, I.-Te Lee and Jun-Sing Wang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:10

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  12. Content type: Research

    Hypoglycemia is a critical and limiting factor of a good metabolic control and can adversely affect the quality of life of diabetic patients. The aim of the study was to evaluate the health-related quality of ...

    Authors: Luciana Bahia, Rosane Kupfer, Denise Momesso, Debora A. P. Cabral, Balduino Tschiedel, Marcia Puñales, Suzana Lavigne, Cristina F. S. Façanha, Adriana C. Forti, Angela D. N. Mendes and Bernardo R. Tura

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    India is the diabetes capital with home to 69.1 million people with DM, the second highest number of cases after China. Recent epidemiological evidence indicates a rising DM epidemic across all classes, both a...

    Authors: Jaya Prasad Tripathy, J. S. Thakur, Gursimer Jeet, Sohan Chawla, Sanjay Jain, Arnab Pal, Rajendra Prasad and Rajiv Saran

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:8

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  14. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to investigate the association of four single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARG) with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) risk and...

    Authors: Xiaohui Lv, Li Zhang, Jiayu Sun, Zhigang Cai, Qing Gu, Ruipeng Zhang and Aiyun Shan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:7

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  15. Content type: Research

    To analyze the gene mutation and mental disorder of a Chinese ketosis-prone diabetes (KPD) family, and to make a precise diagnosis and give a treatment for them.

    Authors: Jun Tang, Chen-Yi Tang, Fang Wang, Yue Guo, Hao-Neng Tang, Ci-La Zhou, Shu-Wen Tan, Shi-Ping Liu, Zhi-Guang Zhou and Hou-De Zhou

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:5

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  16. Content type: Short report

    Hereditary pancreatitis is a rare inherited form of pancreatitis, characterized by recurrent episodes of acute pancreatitis with early onset and/or chronic pancreatitis, and presenting brittle diabetes, compos...

    Authors: Marcio Garrison Dytz, Pedro Arthur Hamamoto Marcelino, Olga de Castro Santos, Lenita Zajdenverg, Flavia Lucia Conceição, Tânia Maria Ortiga-Carvalho and Melanie Rodacki

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:4

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  17. Content type: Research

    In addition to achieving good glycemic control, diabetes care management aims to improve the quality of life (QOL) in patients. Treatment-associated difficulties and side effects frequently cause deterioration...

    Authors: Hitoshi Ishii, Tetsuji Niiya, Yasuhiro Ono, Naoyuki Inaba, Hideaki Jinnouchi and Hirotaka Watada

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:3

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  18. Content type: Research

    In August 2011, the Specialized Center for Diabetes and Pregnancy of the Botucatu Medical School/Unesp adopted a new diagnostic protocol for gestational diabetes mellitus, recommended by the American Diabetes ...

    Authors: Mariana Pinto Sirimarco, Helena Maciel Guerra, Eduardo Guimarães Lisboa, Joice Monalisa Vernini, Bianca Nicolosi Cassetari, Roberto Antonio de Araujo Costa, Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge and Iracema de Mattos Paranhos Calderon

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:2

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  19. Content type: Research

    Serotonin (5-HT) improves insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, however, the underlying molecular mechanism has remained elusive. Previous studies suggest that 5-HT can activate intracellular small GTPas...

    Authors: Ramona Al-Zoairy, Michael T. Pedrini, Mohammad Imran Khan, Julia Engl, Alexander Tschoner, Christoph Ebenbichler, Gerhard Gstraunthaler, Karin Salzmann, Rania Bakry and Andreas Niederwanger

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9:1

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  20. Content type: Research

    Vascular calcification is a significant predictor of coronary heart disease events, stroke, and lower-limb amputation. Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) play a key role in the development of vascular calc...

    Authors: Zhongqun Wang, Lihua Li, Rui Du, Jinchuan Yan, Naifeng Liu, Wei Yuan, Yicheng Jiang, Suining Xu, Fei Ye, Guoyue Yuan, Baohai Zhang and Peijing Liu

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:83

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  21. Content type: Research

    Many self-management programs have been developed so far. Their effectiveness varies. The program ‘Beyond Good Intentions’ (BGI) is based on proactive coping and has proven to be (cost-) effective in achieving...

    Authors: Rimke C. Vos, Nathalie W. D. Eikelenboom, Maarten Klomp, Rebecca K. Stellato and Guy E. H. M. Rutten

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:82

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a 6-month treatment with intragastric balloon (IGB) on body composition and depressive/anxiety symptoms in obese individuals with metabolic syndrome (MS).

    Authors: Erika P. Guedes, Eduardo Madeira, Thiago T. Mafort, Miguel Madeira, Rodrigo O. Moreira, Laura Maria C. Mendonça, Amélio F. Godoy-Matos, Agnaldo J. Lopes and Maria Lucia F. Farias

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:81

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  23. Content type: Research

    Literatures reported that poor sleep complaints were associated with a great deal of health outcomes. However, there are few studies on the association of poor sleep complaints with diabetic vascular complicat...

    Authors: Ling-Ling Meng, Ying Liu, Rui-Na Geng, Yun-Zhao Tang and Dai-Qing Li

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:80

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  24. Content type: Review

    There is evidence that hypertension is frequently associated with overweight/obesity even in kids and adolescents. Either conditions influence development of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy (LVH), through di...

    Authors: Giovanni de Simone, Costantino Mancusi, Raffaele Izzo, Maria Angela Losi and L. Aldo Ferrara

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:79

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  25. Content type: Research

    Our recent findings support the idea that 3-deoxyglucosone (3DG), a dietary composition, has been suggested as an independent factor for the development of prediabetes. Secretion of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GL...

    Authors: Lurong Zhang, Xiudao Song, Liang Zhou, Guoqiang Liang, Heng Xu, Fei Wang, Fei Huang and Guorong Jiang

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:78

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  26. Content type: Research

    Determine the prevalence and identify predictors of hypovitaminosis D in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); 2) correlate vitamin D levels with variables indicative of glycemic control and cardiovas...

    Authors: Maria Creusa Rolim, Bárbara Mendes Santos, Gildasio Conceição and Paulo Novis Rocha

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:77

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  27. Content type: Research

    This is the first study to investigate spermatozoal cell death-inducing DNA fragmentation factor-α-like effector A (CIDEA) gene expression and DNA fragmentations in the spermatozoa of men diagnosed with metabo...

    Authors: Ayman Z. Elsamanoudy, Hussein Abdelaziz Abdalla, Mohammed Hassanien and Mohammad A. Gaballah

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:76

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  28. Content type: Research

    In patients with chronic kidney disease, metabolic syndrome has been demonstrated to be the culprit behind diverse complications. Adiponectin is known to have anti-atherogenic and cardio-protective effects. Me...

    Authors: Chang-Yun Yoon, Yung Ly Kim, Seung Hyeok Han, Tae-Hyun Yoo, Su-Ah Sung, Woo-kyung Chung, Dong-Wan Chae, Yong-Soo Kim, Curie Ahn and Kyu Hun Choi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:75

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  29. Content type: Research

    Increased carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis, is an independent predictor of future cardiovascular events, and has been reported in children with various chronic dis...

    Authors: Maria Fernanda Gontijo Sepulveda Fusaro, Jovita Lane Soares Santos Zanini and Ivani Novato Silva

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:74

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  30. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the role of adipose tissue function on the association of fatty liver (FL) with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (nT2D).

    Authors: Esteban Jorge-Galarza, Aida Medina-Urrutia, Rosalinda Posadas-Sánchez, Carlos Posadas-Romero, Guillermo Cardoso-Saldaña, Gilberto Vargas-Alarcón, Nacú Caracas-Portilla, Carmen González-Salazar, Margarita Torres-Tamayo and Juan Gabriel Juárez-Rojas

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:73

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  31. Content type: Review

    The prevalence of diabetes has increased since the last decade in New Brunswick. Identifying factors contributing to the increase in diabetes prevalence will help inform an action plan to manage the condition....

    Authors: Véronique Thibault, Mathieu Bélanger, Emilie LeBlanc, Lise Babin, Stuart Halpine, Beverly Greene and Michelina Mancuso

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:71

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  32. Content type: Research

    Diabetes is increasing globally, particularly in low and middle income countries, posing a great challenge to health systems. Brazil is currently ranked 4th in the world in terms of the absolute number of pers...

    Authors: Betine Pinto Moehlecke Iser, Álvaro Vigo, Bruce Bartholow Duncan and Maria Inês Schmidt

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:70

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  33. Content type: Research

    This post hoc analysis examined the efficacy and safety of twice-daily insulin lispro low mixture (LM25) and once-daily basal insulin glargine plus once-daily prandial insulin lispro (IGL) in a Latin American ...

    Authors: Arturo Rojas, Georgina Sposetti, Jorge L. Gross, Douglas Eugenio Barbieri, Ran Duan, Bruno Linetzky, Janaina Martins De Lana, Oded Stempa and Angel Rodriguez

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:69

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  34. Content type: Research

    Maternal obesity is associated with several adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study was conducted aiming to evaluate maternal levels of adipokines and insulin in pregnancies complicated by overweight and obesit...

    Authors: Joice Monaliza Vernini, Jusciéle Brogin Moreli, Roberto Antônio Araújo Costa, Carlos Antonio Negrato, Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge and Iracema Mattos Paranhos Calderon

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:68

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  35. Content type: Research

    Diabetes is a socioeconomic burden in Pakistan. International diabetes federation reported 6.9 million cases of diabetes and 87,548 deaths due to diabetes in Pakistan in 2014. Peroxisome proliferators-activate...

    Authors: Huma Butt, Shabana and Shahida Hasnain

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:67

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  36. Content type: Research

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is considered a global epidemic, and patient self-management education and support are critical in preventing and reducing the risk of complications. Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SM...

    Authors: Miguel Nasser Hissa

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:66

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  37. Content type: Review

    Diabetes is one of the most important epidemic diseases of this century and the number of people with diabetes has more than doubled over the past three decades. Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of diabe...

    Authors: Gabriela H. Telo, Felipe Vogt Cureau, Martina S. de Souza, Thais S. Andrade, Fabiana Copês and Beatriz D. Schaan

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:65

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  38. Content type: Research

    We investigated the effect of longitudinal status change in metabolic syndrome (MetS) assessed by two different criteria on new onset of type 2 diabetes (NODM) in a Japanese population.

    Authors: Hirofumi Ohnishi, Shigeyuki Saitoh, Hiroshi Akasaka, Tetsuaki Furukawa, Mitsuru Mori and Tetsuji Miura

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:64

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  39. Content type: Research

    To examine the correlation between the fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c levels using regression equation and to assess the average fasting plasma glucose levels for the specific HbA1c (A1C) goals in the patien...

    Authors: Sangmo Hong, Jun Goo Kang, Chul Sik Kim, Seong Jin Lee, Chang Beom Lee and Sung-Hee Ihm

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:62

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  40. Content type: Research

    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus (DM). However, there is a low return rate for this screening, so it is important to search for earlier methods for ...

    Authors: Aline Nabuco, Samara Pimentel, Carolina A. Cabizuca, Melanie Rodacki, Denise Finamore, Marcus M. Oliveira and Lenita Zajdenverg

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:61

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  41. Content type: Research

    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) affects approximately 7–17 % of all pregnancies and has been recognized as a significant risk factor to neonatal and maternal health. Postpartum, GDM significantly increases...

    Authors: Lauren A. Kenna, John A. Olsen, Michael G. Spelios, Michael S. Radin and Eitan M. Akirav

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:60

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  42. Content type: Research

    Obesity is known to promote mild hyperthyrotropinaemia by unknown metabolic mechanisms. This investigation aimed to explore the association between thyroid function and metabolic phenotype in euthyroid obese i...

    Authors: Paolo Marzullo, Chiara Mele, Stefania Mai, Gabriele Guzzaloni, Davide Soranna, Maria Antonella Tagliaferri, Maria Elisa Berselli, Flavia Prodam, Daniela Surico, Gianluca Aimaretti and Massimo Scacchi

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:59

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  43. Content type: Research

    The metabolic syndrome (MS) has been assessed since childhood mainly because of the nutritional and epidemiological transition that has occurred worldwide. Our objectives were to explore the MS and its compone...

    Authors: Ana Elisa Madalena Rinaldi, Gleice Fernanda Costa Pinto Gabriel, Fernando Moreto, José Eduardo Corrente, Kátia Cristina Portero McLellan and Roberto Carlos Burini

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:58

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  44. Content type: Research

    The treatment and prevention of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) is currently one of the major challenges in medicine. The impact of working conditions on metabolic risk has not been adequately studied. Our objec...

    Authors: Markus Strauß, Peter Foshag, Bianca Przybylek, Marc Horlitz, Alejandro Lucia, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar and Roman Leischik

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:57

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  45. Content type: Research

    Studies show that educational interventions improve glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), reducing the occurrence of complications associated with the disease.

    Authors: Wilson Eik Filho, Letícia Pastorelli Bonjorno, Ana Julia Mendes Franco, Márcia Lorena Alves dos Santos, Eniuce Menezes de Souza and Sonia Silva Marcon

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2016 8:56

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