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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650382/therapeutic-decisions-in-atrial-fibrillation-for-stroke-prevention-the-role-of-aversion-to-ambiguity-and-physicians-risk-preferences
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Luciano A Sposato, Devin Stirling, Gustavo Saposnik
BACKGROUND: Knowledge-to-action gaps influence therapeutic decisions in atrial fibrillation (AF). Physician-related factors are common, but the least studied. We evaluated the prevalence and determinants of physician-related factors and knowledge-to-action gaps among physicians involved in the management of AF patients. DESIGN: In this cross-sectional study, participants from 6 South American countries recruited during an educational program answered questions regarding 16 case scenarios of patients with AF and completed experiments assessing 3 outcome measures: therapeutic inertia, herding, and errors in risk stratification knowledge translated into action (ERSKTA) based on commonly used stratification tools (Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age ≥75 years (double), Diabetes mellitus, previous Stroke/transient ischemic attack/thromboembolism (double), Vascular disease, Age 65-74 years, and female gender (score of 0 for males and 1 for female) (CHA2 DS2 -VASc) and Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age ≥75 years, Diabetes mellitus, and previous Stroke/transient ischemic attack (double) (CHADS2 ))...
April 9, 2018: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650309/open-loop-glucose-control-automatic-iob-based-super-bolus-feature-for-commercial-insulin-pumps
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Nicolás Rosales, Hernán De Battista, Josep Vehí, Fabricio Garelli
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Although there has been significant progress towards closed-loop type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) treatments, most diabetic patients still treat this metabolic disorder in an open-loop manner, based on insulin pump therapy (basal and bolus insulin infusion). This paper presents a method for automatic insulin bolus shaping based on insulin-on-board (IOB) as an alternative to conventional bolus dosing. METHODS: The methodology presented allows the pump to generate the so-called super-bolus (SB) employing a two-compartment IOB dynamic model...
June 2018: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29620455/pancreatitis-is-an-important-feature-of-broilers-suffering-from-inclusion-body-hepatitis-leading-to-dysmetabolic-conditions-with-consequences-for-zootechnical-performance
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Miguel Matos, Károly Dublecz, Beatrice Grafl, Dieter Liebhart, Michael Hess
The aim of the present study was to further unravel the pathophysiologic mechanisms of inclusion body hepatitis (IBH). In a first trial, the susceptibility of specific-pathogen-free (SPF) broilers to fowl aviadenovirus (FAdV) infections was investigated. Regardless of viral dose, route of infection, and susceptibility to disease on day 1, the 3-week-old SPF broilers showed resistance to IBH, with no mortality being recorded throughout the experiment. In a second trial, SPF broilers were orally infected at 3 weeks of age with a FAdV-E strain, and their digestive and metabolic processes were monitored...
March 2018: Avian Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29609858/undetectable-high-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol-in-acute-malaria
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Ana Rakovac Tisdall, Vivion Edward Francis Crowley, Martin Andrew Crook
We report the case of a 39-year-old West African man in whom high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) was identified as undetectable at <0.08 mmol/L. Total cholesterol in the same sample was 2.85 mmol/L; triglycerides were only mildly elevated at 2.32 mmol/L. He was admitted with a 2-week history of polydipsia, polyuria, weight loss and hyperpyrexia. Dual malarial infection with Plasmodium ovale and falciparum was identified and attributed to a recent trip to Nigeria without chemoprophylaxis. Also, he was diagnosed with diabetes mellitus with random hyperglycemia of 39 mmol/L but no ketonemia...
March 9, 2018: Journal of Clinical Lipidology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577153/time-dependence-of-nmr-observables-reveals-salient-differences-in-the-accumulation-of-early-aggregated-species-between-human-islet-amyloid-polypeptide-and-amyloid-%C3%AE
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Anaïs R F Hoffmann, Lucie Caillon, Lilian Shadai Salazar Vazquez, Pierre-Alexandre Spath, Ludovic Carlier, Lucie Khemtémourian, Olivier Lequin
Type 2 diabetes mellitus and Alzheimer's disease are characterized by the accumulation of fibrillar amyloid deposits consisting mainly of islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP) and amyloid-β (Aβ), respectively. Fibril formation is a multi-step nucleation process that involves the transient build-up of oligomeric species that are thought to be the most toxic components. To gain more insight into the molecular mechanism of early IAPP aggregated species formation, we performed a combination of direct and indirect biophysical approaches on IAPP and also on Aβ42 for the sake of comparison...
March 26, 2018: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics: PCCP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29573998/painless-bilateral-bullous-keratopathy
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Stephen J Vincent
Bullous keratopathy is a pathological corneal condition that arises due to irreversible oedema associated with endothelial cell loss or dysfunction. Symptoms may vary from mild (transient blurred vision and increased glare from epithelial oedema) to severe (an acute and significant loss of vision associated with frank endothelial decompensation, and pain due to ruptured epithelial bullae). Possible treatments to restore vision and minimise pain include topical hypertonic agents, bandage contact lenses, superficial anterior corneal surgical procedures or penetrating full thickness or endothelial keratoplasty...
March 21, 2018: Contact Lens & Anterior Eye: the Journal of the British Contact Lens Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29561170/transient-epigenomic-changes-during-pregnancy-and-early-postpartum-in-women-with-and-without-type-2-diabetes
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Agnes A Michalczyk, Edward D Janus, Alisha Judge, Peter R Ebeling, James D Best, Michael J Ackland, Dino Asproloupos, James A Dunbar, M Leigh Ackland
AIM: To investigate epigenomic changes in pregnancy and early postpartum in women with and without type 2 diabetes. METHODS: Dimethylation of histones H3K4, H3K9, H3K27, H3K36 and H3K79 was measured in white blood cells of women at 30 weeks pregnancy, at 8-10 and 20 weeks postpartum and in never-pregnant women. RESULTS: Dimethylation levels of all five histones were different between women in pregnancy and early postpartum compared with never-pregnant women and were different between women with and without type 2 diabetes...
March 21, 2018: Epigenomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560274/increase-in-hepatic-and-decrease-in-peripheral-insulin-clearance-characterize-abnormal-temporal-patterns-of-serum-insulin-in-diabetic-subjects
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Kaoru Ohashi, Masashi Fujii, Shinsuke Uda, Hiroyuki Kubota, Hisako Komada, Kazuhiko Sakaguchi, Wataru Ogawa, Shinya Kuroda
Insulin plays a central role in glucose homeostasis, and impairment of insulin action causes glucose intolerance and leads to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). A decrease in the transient peak and sustained increase of circulating insulin following an infusion of glucose accompany T2DM pathogenesis. However, the mechanism underlying this abnormal temporal pattern of circulating insulin concentration remains unknown. Here we show that changes in opposite direction of hepatic and peripheral insulin clearance characterize this abnormal temporal pattern of circulating insulin concentration observed in T2DM...
2018: NPJ Systems Biology and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29559408/review-of-hyperglycaemia-definitions-and-pathophysiology
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Gaëlle Cheisson, Sophie Jacqueminet, Emmanuel Cosson, Carole Ichai, Anne-Marie Leguerrier, Bogdan Nicolescu-Catargi, Alexandre Ouattara, Igor Tauveron, Paul Valensi, Dan Benhamou
Diabetes mellitus is defined by chronic elevation of blood glucose linked to insulin resistance and/or insulinopaenia. Its diagnosis is based on a fasting blood-glucose level of ≥1.26g/L or, in some countries, a blood glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) level of >6.5%. Of the several forms of diabetes, type-2 diabetes (T2D) is the most common and is found in patients with other risk factors. In contrast, type-1 diabetes (T1D) is linked to the auto-immune destruction of β-pancreatic cells, leading to insulinopaenia...
March 17, 2018: Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29553496/establishing-a-mouse-model-of-a-pure-small-fiber-neuropathy-with-the-ultrapotent-agonist-of-transient-receptor-potential-vanilloid-type-1
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Yi-Chen Lee, Shui-Chin Lu, Yu-Lin Hsieh
Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) or those experiencing the neurotoxic effects of chemotherapeutic agents may develop sensation disorders due to degeneration and injury of small-diameter sensory neurons, referred to as small fiber neuropathy. Present animal models of small fiber neuropathy affect both large- and small-diameter sensory fibers and thus create a neuropathology too complex to properly assess the effects of injured small-diameter sensory fibers. Therefore, it is necessary to develop an experimental model of pure small fiber neuropathy to adequately examine these issues...
February 13, 2018: Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530461/long-term-outcome-of-balloon-angioplasty-without-stenting-for-symptomatic-middle-cerebral-artery-stenosis
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Toshihiro Ueda, Tatsuro Takada, Shinji Nogoshi, Tomohide Yoshie, Satoshi Takaishi, Takayuki Fukano
PURPOSE: A recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated that aggressive medical management was superior to angioplasty with stenting for intracranial stenosis. The purpose of this study was to assess initial and long-term outcomes of balloon angioplasty without stenting for symptomatic middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 72 patients (mean age, 58.9 years old) with 84 balloon angioplasties without stenting for high-grade (>70%) atherosclerotic stenosis of the main trunk of the MCA...
March 9, 2018: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29527407/transient-neonatal-diabetes-mellitus-in-a-very-preterm-infant-due-to-abcc8-mutation
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Barbara Piccini, Caterina Coviello, Livia Drovandi, Artuso Rosangela, Francesca Monzali, Emilio Casalini, Sabrina Giglio, Sonia Toni, Carlo Dani
Neonatal diabetes mellitus (NDM) is a monogenic form of diabetes occurring within 6 months from birth. NDM can be permanent or transient (TNDM). We report the case of a preterm infant with TNDM due to an ABCC8 mutation identified by next-generation sequencing. The pancreatic adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-sensitive K+ (K-ATP) channel is a key regulator of insulin secretion. Gain-of-function mutations in the genes encoding the Kir6.2 (KCNJ11) and SUR1 (ABCC8) subunits of the channel cause neonatal diabetes. The patient was successfully managed with insulin lispro at a 1:100 dilution, drawn up in an insulin pen injector with a 4-mm needle...
January 2018: American Journal of Perinatology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29527255/glycogenic-hepatopathy-a-narrative-review
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REVIEW
Jagannath M Sherigar, Joline De Castro, Yong Mei Yin, Debra Guss, Smruti R Mohanty
Glycogenic hepatopathy (GH) is a rare complication of the poorly controlled diabetes mellitus characterized by the transient liver dysfunction with elevated liver enzymes and associated hepatomegaly caused by the reversible accumulation of excess glycogen in the hepatocytes. It is predominantly seen in patients with longstanding type 1 diabetes mellitus and rarely reported in association with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Although it was first observed in the pediatric population, since then, it has been reported in adolescents and adults with or without ketoacidosis...
February 27, 2018: World Journal of Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29525076/characterization-of-patients-with-embolic-strokes-of-undetermined-source-in-the-navigate-esus-randomized-trial
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Scott E Kasner, Pablo Lavados, Mukul Sharma, Yongjun Wang, Yilong Wang, Antoni Dávalos, Nikolay Shamalov, Luis Cunha, Arne Lindgren, Robert Mikulik, Antonio Arauz, Wilfried Lang, Anna Czlonkowska, Jens Eckstein, Rubens Gagliardi, Pierre Amarenco, Sebastián F Ameriso, Turgut Tatlisumak, Roland Veltkamp, Graeme J Hankey, Danilo S Toni, Daniel Bereczki, Shinichiro Uchiyama, George Ntaios, Byung-Woo Yoon, Raf Brouns, M M DeVries Basson, Matthias Endres, Keith Muir, Natan Bornstein, Serefnur Ozturk, Martin O'Donnell, Hardi Mundl, Calin Pater, Jeffrey Weitz, W Frank Peacock, Balakumar Swaminathan, Bodo Kirsch, Scott D Berkowitz, Gary Peters, Guillaume Pare, Ellison Themeles, Ashkan Shoamanesh, Stuart J Connolly, Robert G Hart
BACKGROUND: The New Approach Rivaroxaban Inhibition of Factor Xa in a Global Trial vs. ASA to Prevent Embolism in Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source (NAVIGATE-ESUS) trial is a randomized phase-III trial comparing rivaroxaban versus aspirin in patients with recent ESUS. AIMS: We aimed to describe the baseline characteristics of this large ESUS cohort to explore relationships among key subgroups. METHODS: We enrolled 7213 patients at 459 sites in 31 countries...
March 7, 2018: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29523652/age-specific-associations-of-renal-impairment-with-magnetic-resonance-imaging-markers-of-cerebral-small-vessel-disease-in-transient-ischemic-attack-and-stroke
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Bian Liu, Kui Kai Lau, Linxin Li, Caroline Lovelock, Ming Liu, Wilhelm Kuker, Peter M Rothwell
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: It has been hypothesized that cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) and chronic renal impairment may be part of a multisystem small-vessel disorder, but their association may simply be as a result of shared risk factors (eg, hypertension) rather than to a systemic susceptibility to premature SVD. However, most previous studies were hospital based, most had inadequate adjustment for hypertension, many were confined to patients with lacunar stroke, and none stratified by age...
March 9, 2018: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29518206/the-science-of-obesity-management-an-endocrine-society-scientific-statement
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George A Bray, William E Heisel, Ashkan Afshin, Michael D Jensen, William H Dietz, Michael Long, Robert F Kushner, Stephen R Daniels, Thomas A Wadden, Adam G Tsai, Frank B Hu, John M Jakicic, Donna H Ryan, Bruce M Wolfe, Thomas H Inge
The prevalence of obesity, measured by body mass index, has risen to unacceptable levels in both men and women in the United States and worldwide with resultant hazardous health implications. Genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors influence the development of obesity, and both the general public and health professionals stigmatize those who suffer from the disease. Obesity is associated with and contributes to a shortened life span, type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, kidney disease, obstructive sleep apnea, gout, osteoarthritis, and hepatobiliary disease, among others...
March 6, 2018: Endocrine Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29511130/desirable-low-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol-levels-for-preventing-stroke-recurrence-a-post-hoc-analysis-of-the-j-stars-study-japan-statin-treatment-against-recurrent-stroke
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Naohisa Hosomi, Kazuo Kitagawa, Yoji Nagai, Yoko Nakagawa, Shiro Aoki, Tomohisa Nezu, Tatsuo Kagimura, Hirofumi Maruyama, Hideki Origasa, Kazuo Minematsu, Shinichiro Uchiyama, Masayasu Matsumoto
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To define desirable target low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels for the prevention of stroke recurrence, a post hoc analysis was performed in the J-STARS study (Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke). METHODS: Subjects (n=1578) were divided into groups based on mean value of postrandomized LDL cholesterol levels until the last observation in 20 mg/dL increments. Adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals were analyzed for each group, with adjustments for baseline LDL cholesterol, baseline body mass index, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and statin usage...
April 2018: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29511129/increased-risk-of-pregnancy-complications-after-stroke-the-future-study-follow-up-of-transient-ischemic-attack-and-stroke-patients-and-unelucidated-risk-factor-evaluation
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Mayte E van Alebeek, Myrthe de Vrijer, Renate M Arntz, Noortje A M M Maaijwee, Nathalie E Synhaeve, Hennie Schoonderwaldt, Maureen J van der Vlugt, Ewoud J van Dijk, Roel de Heus, Loes C A Rutten-Jacobs, Frank-Erik de Leeuw
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The study goal was to investigate the prevalence of pregnancy complications and pregnancy loss in women before, during, and after young ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack. METHODS: In the FUTURE study (Follow-Up of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke Patients and Unelucidated Risk Factor Evaluation), a prospective young stroke study, we assessed the occurrence of pregnancy, miscarriages, and pregnancy complications in 223 women aged 18 to 50 years with a first-ever ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack...
April 2018: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29509167/impact-of-cyp2c19-polymorphisms-on-clinical-outcomes-and-antiplatelet-potency-of-clopidogrel-in-caucasian-poststroke-survivors
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Aleš Tomek, Václav Matʼoška, Alena Frýdmanová, Hana Magerová, Martin Šrámek, Jaroslava Paulasova-Schwabová, Tereza Růžičková, Petr Janský, Ivana Šarbochová, Ivana Hadačová, Vojtěch Kaplan, Zuzana Lacinová, Luděk Táborský, Victor Serebruany
BACKGROUND: Variable response after clopidogrel is well documented and may affect major adverse clinical events after stroke. Impact of CYP2C19 genetic polymorphisms is an established marker linked to variable response after clopidogrel. However, the association of certain genetic polymorphisms with prediction of major adverse clinical events following stroke still remains controversial, especially in Caucasians. STUDY QUESTION: The primary aim was to evaluate the impact of CYP2C19 allele *2 in heterozygote form on major adverse clinical events in Caucasian poststroke survivors treated with clopidogrel...
March 2018: American Journal of Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29504184/successful-off-label-sulfonylurea-treatment-of-neonatal-diabetes-mellitus-due-to-chromosome-6-abnormalities
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REVIEW
Laure Garcin, Dulanjalee Kariyawasam, Kanetee Busiah, Anne-Laure Fauret-Amsellem, Fleur Le Bourgeois, Laurence Vaivre-Douret, Hélène Cavé, Michel Polak, Jacques Beltrand
Chromosome 6 abnormalities such as paternal uniparental isodisomy, paternal 6q24 duplication, and maternal DMR (differentially methylated region) hypomethylation are a common cause of transient neonatal diabetes mellitus (TNDM). Oral sulfonylurea (SU) is used off-label to treat permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus owing to potassium channel mutation but has not been evaluated in TNDM. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of SU therapy in chromosome 6-related TNDM. Description of 3 case reports and literature review was the subject of the study...
March 4, 2018: Pediatric Diabetes
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