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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138362/barriers-that-practitioners-face-when-initiating-insulin-therapy-in-general-practice-settings-and-how-they-can-be-overcome
#1
Abdulaziz Bin Rsheed, Ian Chenoweth
AIM: To explore primary care physicians' perspectives on possible barriers to the use of insulin. METHODS: This systematic review was conducted according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines. Eight electronic databases were searched (between January 1, 1994 and August 31, 2014) for relevant studies. A search for grey literature and a review of the references in the retrieved studies were also conducted. Studies that focused on healthcare providers' perspectives on possible barriers to insulin initiation with type 2 diabetic patients were included, as well as articles suggesting solutions for these barriers...
January 15, 2017: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138361/clinical-and-dietary-predictors-of-common-carotid-artery-intima-media-thickness-in-a-population-with-type-1-and-type-2-diabetes-a-cross-sectional-study
#2
Kristina S Petersen, Jennifer B Keogh, Peter J Meikle, Manohar L Garg, Peter M Clifton
AIM: To determine the clinical and dietary predictors of common carotid artery intima media thickness (CCA IMT) in a cohort of subjects with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. METHODS: Participants with type 1 (n = 23) and type 2 diabetes (n = 127) had mean and mean maximum CCA IMT measured using B mode ultrasound. Dietary intake was measured using a food frequency questionnaire. Clinical and dietary predictors of mean and mean maximum CCA IMT were determined using linear regression analysis adjusted for potential confounders...
January 15, 2017: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138360/serum-levels-of-undercarboxylated-osteocalcin-are-related-to-cardiovascular-risk-factors-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-and-healthy-subjects
#3
Sergio Sanchez-Enriquez, Isabel Thalia Ballesteros-Gonzalez, José Rafael Villafán-Bernal, Sara Pascoe-Gonzalez, Edgar Alfonso Rivera-Leon, Blanca Estela Bastidas-Ramirez, Jorge David Rivas-Carrillo, Juan Luis Alcala-Zermeno, Juan Armendariz-Borunda, Iris Monserrat Llamas-Covarrubias, Abraham Zepeda-Moreno
AIM: To determine a potential relationship between serum undercarboxylated (ucOC) concentration and cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients and healthy subjects (HS). METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 140 subjects classified into two groups, 70 with T2D and 70 HS. Medical history and physical examination with anthropometric measurements were obtained from all subjects. Body fat percentage was determined by bioelectrical impendency analysis...
January 15, 2017: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138359/amount-of-polyhydramnios-attributable-to-diabetes-may-be-less-than-previously-reported
#4
Lisa E Moore
AIM: To evaluate the frequency and the quantity of polyhydramnios attributable to diabetes in pregnancy. METHODS: The charts of patients with a four-quadrant amniotic fluid index (AFI) ≥ 20 cm and either a diagnosis of diabetes or a diabetes screening test during the index pregnancy were retrospectively reviewed. AFI was stratified into 5 categories and the frequency of diabetes was evaluated for each group. The frequency of polyhydramnios attributable to diabetes was compared to the frequency of polyhydramnios in the setting of fetal anomalies or no known cause...
January 15, 2017: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138358/role-of-lipid-lowering-agents-in-the-management-of-diabetic-retinopathy
#5
EDITORIAL
Estelle Ioannidou, Vasilis-Spyridon Tseriotis, Konstantinos Tziomalos
Diabetic retinopathy affects a substantial proportion of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and is the leading cause of blindness in working-aged adults. Even though the incidence of diabetic retinopathy has declined in the last decades, its prevalence increased and is expected to rise further as a result of the increasing incidence of type 2 DM (T2DM) and the longer life expectancy of patients with DM. The pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy is multifactorial. Some observational studies suggested an association between dyslipidemia and the development and progression of retinopathy in patients with DM but others did not confirm this association...
January 15, 2017: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031781/intermittent-energy-restriction-in-type-2-diabetes-a-short-discussion-of-medication-management
#6
Sharayah Carter, Peter M Clifton, Jennifer B Keogh
AIM: To discuss type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) medication changes required during the popular 5:2 intermittent energy restriction (IER) diet. METHODS: A search was conducted in MEDLINE, EMBASE, AMED, CINAHL and Cochrane library for original research articles investigating the use of very low calorie diets (VLCD) in people with T2DM. The search terms used included "VLCD" or "very low energy diet" or "very low energy restriction" or "IER" or "intermittent fasting" or "calorie restriction" or "diabetes mellitus type 2" and "type 2 diabetes"...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031780/double-diabetes-in-saudi-arabia-a-new-entity-or-an-underestimated-condition
#7
Rim Braham, Aus Alzaid, Asirvatham Alwin Robert, Muhammad Mujammami, Rania Ahmad Ahmad, Monther Zitouni, Samia Hasan Sobki, Mohamed Abdulaziz Al Dawish
AIM: To determine the clinical and biological characteristics of double diabetes (DD) among young people in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: This was a retrospective descriptive chart review study including 312 young newly diagnosed diabetic patients (aged 12-20 years), whom were admitted over a five year period (January 2009 to December 2013). Family history of diabetes mellitus (DM) (first degree), physical body mass index (BMI), acanthosis nigricans, history of auto-immune disease and laboratory information for glycosylated hemoglobin, basal C peptide level and diabetes autoantibody response (anti-GAD, anti-IA2 and anti-ICA) were collected from medical report...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031779/brain-derived-neurotrophic-factor-plasma-levels-and-premature-cognitive-impairment-dementia-in-type-2-diabetes
#8
Blanca Murillo Ortíz, Joel Ramírez Emiliano, Edna Ramos-Rodríguez, Sandra Martínez-Garza, Hilda Macías-Cervantes, Sergio Solorio-Meza, Texar Alfonso Pereyra-Nobara
AIM: To assess the relationship of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) with cognitive impairment in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: The study included 40 patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2), 37 patients with chronic kidney disease in hem dialysis hemodialysis therapy (HD) and 40 healthy subjects. BDNF in serum was quantified by ELISA. The Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination was used to evaluate cognitive impairment. RESULTS: The patients with DM2 and the patients in HD were categorized into two groups, with cognitive impairment and without cognitive impairment...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031778/evaluation-of-extraction-protocols-for-anti-diabetic-phytochemical-substances-from-medicinal-plants
#9
Stanley Irobekhian Reuben Okoduwa, Ismaila A Umar, Dorcas B James, Hajara M Inuwa, James D Habila
AIM: To examine the efficacy of three extraction techniques: Soxhlet-extraction (SE), cold-maceration (CM) and microwave-assisted-extraction (MAE) using 80% methanol as solvent. METHODS: The study was performed on each of 50 g of Vernonia amygdalina (VA) and Occimum gratissimum (OG) leaves respectively. The percentage yield, duration of extraction, volume of solvent used, qualitative and quantitative phytoconstituents present was compared. The biological activities (hypoglycemic effect) were investigated using albino wistar rat model of diabetes mellitus (n = 36) with a combined dose (1:1) of the two plants leaf extracts (250 mg/kg b...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031777/place-of-technosphere-inhaled-insulin-in-treatment-of-diabetes
#10
REVIEW
Nasser Mikhail
Technosphere insulin (TI), Afrezza, is a powder form of short-acting regular insulin taken by oral inhalation with meals. Action of TI peaks after approximately 40-60 min and lasts for 2-3 h. TI is slightly less effective than subcutaneous insulin aspart, with mean hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) reduction of 0.21% and 0.4%, respectively. When compared with technosphere inhaled placebo, the decrease in HbA1c levels was 0.8% and 0.4% with TI and placebo, respectively. Compared with insulin aspart, TI is associated with lower risk of late post-prandial hypoglycemia and weight gain...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031776/glucagon-like-peptide-1-in-the-pathophysiology-and-pharmacotherapy-of-clinical-obesity
#11
REVIEW
Ananthi Anandhakrishnan, Márta Korbonits
Though the pathophysiology of clinical obesity is undoubtedly multifaceted, several lines of clinical evidence implicate an important functional role for glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) signalling. Clinical studies assessing GLP-1 responses in normal weight and obese subjects suggest that weight gain may induce functional deficits in GLP-1 signalling that facilitates maintenance of the obesity phenotype. In addition, genetic studies implicate a possible role for altered GLP-1 signalling as a risk factor towards the development of obesity...
December 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895824/relationship-between-depression-and-diabetes-in-pregnancy-a-systematic-review
#12
Glynis P Ross, Henrik Falhammar, Roger Chen, Helen Barraclough, Ole Kleivenes, Ian Gallen
AIM: To systematically review the literature on women with both diabetes in pregnancy (DIP) and depression during or after pregnancy. METHODS: In this systematic literature review, PubMed/MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched (13 November 2015) using terms for diabetes (type 1, type 2, or gestational), depression, and pregnancy (no language or date restrictions). Publications that reported on women who had both DIP (any type) and depression or depressive symptoms before, during, or within one year after pregnancy were considered for inclusion...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895823/effect-of-pioglitazone-on-nerve-conduction-velocity-of-the-median-nerve-in-the-carpal-tunnel-in-type-2-diabetes-patients
#13
Sudip Chatterjee, Debmalya Sanyal, Sourav Das Choudhury, Mili Bandyopadhyay, Suraj Chakraborty, Arabinda Mukherjee
AIM: To evaluate the impact of pioglitazone pharmacotherapy in median nerve electrophysiology in the carpal tunnel among type 2 diabetes patients. METHODS: The study was executed in patients with type 2 diabetes, treated with oral drugs, categorized under pioglitazone or non-pioglitazone group (14 in each group), and who received electrophysiological evaluation by nerve conduction velocity at baseline and 3 mo. RESULTS: At 3 mo, pioglitazone-category had inferior amplitude in sensory median nerve [8...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895822/linagliptin-alleviates-fatty-liver-disease-in-diabetic-db-db-mice
#14
Svetlana V Michurina, Irina Ju Ishenko, Vadim V Klimontov, Sergey A Archipov, Natalia E Myakina, Marina A Cherepanova, Eugenii L Zavjalov, Galina V Koncevaya, Vladimir I Konenkov
AIM: To study the effects of linagliptin on the structural signs of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in db/db mice. METHODS: Male diabetic db/db mice (BKS.Cg-Dock7(m+)/(+)Lepr(db)/J) aged 10 wk received the dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP4) inhibitor linagliptin (10 mg/kg) or saline as a placebo once per day by gavage for 8 wk. Intact db/db mice served as controls. Structural changes in the liver were analyzed from light and electron microscopic images of sections from intact, placebo-treated and linagliptin-treated animals...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895821/implanting-1-1b4-human-%C3%AE-cell-pseudoislets-improves-glycaemic-control-in-diabetic-severe-combined-immune-deficient-mice
#15
Alastair D Green, Srividya Vasu, Neville H McClenaghan, Peter R Flatt
AIM: To investigate the potential of implanting pseudoislets formed from human insulin-releasing β-cell lines as an alternative to islet transplantation. METHODS: In this study, the anti-diabetic potential of novel human insulin releasing 1.1B4 β-cells was evaluated by implanting the cells, either as free cell suspensions, or as three-dimensional pseudoislets, into the subscapular region of severe combined immune deficient mice rendered diabetic by single high-dose administration of streptozotocin...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895820/sleep-circadian-dysrhythmia-obesity-and-diabetes
#16
REVIEW
Gumpeny Ramachandra Sridhar, Narasimhadevara Santhi Nirmala Sanjana
Synchrony of biological processes with environmental cues developed over millennia to match growth, reproduction and senescence. This entails a complex interplay of genetic, metabolic, chemical, light, hormonal and hedonistic factors across life forms. Sleep is one of the most prominent rhythms where such a match is established. Over the past 100 years or so, it has been possible to disturb the synchrony between sleep-wake cycle and environmental cues. Development of electric lights, shift work and continual accessibility of the internet has disrupted this match...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895819/nutrition-insulin-resistance-and-dysfunctional-adipose-tissue-determine-the-different-components-of-metabolic-syndrome
#17
REVIEW
Juan Antonio Paniagua
Obesity is an excessive accumulation of body fat that may be harmful to health. Today, obesity is a major public health problem, affecting in greater or lesser proportion all demographic groups. Obesity is estimated by body mass index (BMI) in a clinical setting, but BMI reports neither body composition nor the location of excess body fat. Deaths from cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes accounted for approximately 65% of all deaths, and adiposity and mainly abdominal adiposity are associated with all these disorders...
November 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27795822/response-to-comment-on-statin-use-and-risk-of-diabetes-mellitus
#18
Bharti Chogtu, Rahul Magazine, Kurady Laxminarayana Bairy
In letter to the editor "Comment on: Statin use and risk of diabetes mellitus" authors found the statement "pravastatin 40 mg/d reduced the risk of diabetes by 30% in West of Scotland Coronary Prevention study" erroneous. As per our opinion the statement is right but had been referenced incorrectly.
October 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27795821/predictors-of-hypoglycemia-in-insulin-treated-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-in-basrah
#19
Dhuha Tarik Nassar, Omran S Habib, Abbas Ali Mansour
AIM: To measure the incidence and determinants (predictors) of hypoglycemia among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who were on insulin treatment for at least one year. METHODS: The present study is an out-patients based inquiry about the risk and predictors of hypoglycemia among patients with T2DM seeking care at the Al-Faiha Specialized Diabetes, Endocrine, and Metabolism Center, in Basrah over a period of 7 mo (from 15(th) of April, 2013 to 15(th) of October, 2013)...
October 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27795820/cost-of-illness-among-patients-with-diabetic-foot-ulcer-in-turkey
#20
Ergun Oksuz, Simten Malhan, Bilge Sonmez, Rukiye Numanoglu Tekin
AIM: To evaluate the annual cost of patients with Wagner grade 3-4-5 diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) from the public payer's perspective in Turkey. METHODS: This study was conducted focused on a time frame of one year from the public payer's perspective. Cost-of-illness (COI) methodology, which was developed by the World Health Organization, was used in the generation of cost data. By following a clinical path with the COI method, the main total expenses were reached by multiplying the number of uses of each expense item, the percentage of cases that used them and unit costs...
October 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
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