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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28092845/cinnamaldehyde-potentially-attenuates-gestational-hyperglycemia-in-rats-through-modulation-of-ppar%C3%AE-proinflammatory-cytokines-and-oxidative-stress
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Ahmed A Hosni, A Adel Abdel-Moneim, Eman S Abdel-Reheim, Samah M Mohamed, Hamdi Helmy
Cinnamon has a history of use for medicinal purposes and its major benefits have been linked to cinnamaldehyde. The present study aimed to investigate the hypoglycemic action of cinnamaldehyde against fatty-sucrosed diet/streptozotocin (FSD/STZ)-rat model of gestational diabetes. Female albino rats were divided into three groups. Group I fed with normal diet (ND) while group II and III were fed with FSD for eight weeks (five weeks pre-gestational and three weeks gestational). Rats of group III were administered with a daily oral dose of 20mg/kg cinnamaldehyde one week before mating onward...
January 13, 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28070639/effects-of-a-diet-rich-in-arabinoxylan-and-resistant-starch-compared-with-a-diet-rich-in-refined-carbohydrates-on-postprandial-metabolism-and-features-of-the-metabolic-syndrome
#2
Anne Grethe Schioldan, Søren Gregersen, Stine Hald, Ann Bjørnshave, Mette Bohl, Bolette Hartmann, Jens Juul Holst, Hans Stødkilde-Jørgensen, Kjeld Hermansen
PURPOSE: Low intake of dietary fibre is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. Dyslipidaemia plays a key role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. Knowledge of the impact of dietary fibres on postprandial lipaemia is, however, sparse. This study aimed in subjects with metabolic syndrome to assess the impact on postprandial lipaemia and features of the metabolic syndrome of a healthy carbohydrate diet (HCD) rich in cereal fibre, arabinoxylan and resistant starch compared to a refined-carbohydrate western-style diet (WSD)...
January 9, 2017: European Journal of Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28064559/studies-on-the-antidiabetic-activities-of-momordica-charantia-fruit-juice-in-streptozotocin-induced-diabetic-rats
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Mona F Mahmoud, Fatma El Zahraa Z El Ashry, Nabila N El Maraghy, Ahmed Fahmy
CONTEXT: Momordica charantia Linn (Cucurbitaceae) (MC) is used in folk medicine to treat various diseases including diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE: This study investigates the antidiabetic activities of Momordica charantia (bitter gourd) on streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetes mellitus in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Male Wister rats were randomly assigned to 4 groups. Group I, Normal control; Group II, STZ diabetic; Group III and IV, Momordica charantia fruit juice was orally administered to diabetic rats (10 mL/kg/day either as prophylaxis for 14 days before induction of diabetes then 21 days treatment, or as treatment given for 21 days after induction of diabetes)...
December 2017: Pharmaceutical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053889/antioxidant-antiglycation-and-insulinotrophic-properties-of-coccinia-grandis-l-in%C3%A2-vitro-possible-role-in-prevention-of-diabetic-complications
#4
Packirisamy Meenatchi, Ayyakkanuu Purushothaman, Sivaprakasam Maneemegalai
In an attempt to develop Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for the treatment of diabetes and related complications, the antidiabetic potential of the mature unripe fruits of Coccinia grandis (CGF) was evaluated. Oxidative stress and glycation plays an important role in manifesting of diabetes and vascular complications. Agents with antioxidant and antiglycation properties may retard these pathological alterations. In this study, the edible plant Coccinia grandis was assessed for in vitro estimation of antioxidant and antiglycation potential and its insulinotrophic properties in RINm5F cells...
January 2017: Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28051097/aged-garlic-has-more-potent-antiglycation-and-antioxidant-properties-compared-to-fresh-garlic-extract-in-vitro
#5
Abdulhakim Elosta, Mark Slevin, Khalid Rahman, Nessar Ahmed
Protein glycation involves formation of early (Amadori) and late advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) together with free radicals via autoxidation of glucose and Amadori products. Glycation and increased free radical activity underlie the pathogenesis of diabetic complications. This study investigated whether aged garlic has more potent antiglycation and antioxidant properties compared to fresh garlic extract in vitro in a cell-free system. Proteins were glycated by incubation with sugars (glucose, methylglyoxal or ribose) ±5-15 mg/mL of aged and fresh garlic extracts...
January 4, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28019072/efficacy-safety-and-albuminuria-reducing-effect-of-gemigliptin-in-korean-type-2-diabetes-patients-with-moderate-to-severe-renal-impairment-a-12-week-double-blind-randomized-study-the-guard-study
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Sun A Yoon, Byoung G Han, Sung G Kim, Sang Y Han, Young I Jo, Kyung H Jeong, Kook H Oh, Hyoung C Park, Sun H Park, Shin W Kang, Ki R Na, Sun W Kang, Nam H Kim, Young H Jang, Seong H Shin, Dae R Cha
AIMS: This multicentre, randomized, double-blind study investigated the efficacy and safety of gemigliptin in Korean type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with moderate to severe renal impairment (RI). METHODS: The study comprised a 12-week main part and a 40-week extension. We report the results from the main part. In total, 132 patients were randomized to receive gemigliptin (n = 66) or placebo (n = 66). Changes in glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c; primary endpoint), other glycaemic control parameters (fasting plasma glucose, glycated albumin, and fructosamine), lipid profiles, renal function parameters, and safety profiles were evaluated...
December 25, 2016: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994108/prevalence-of-and-factors-associated-with-nephropathy-in-diabetic-patients-attending-an-outpatient-clinic-in-harare-zimbabwe
#7
Pasipanodya Ian Machingura, Vasco Chikwasha, Parmenas Nelson Okwanga, Exnevia Gomo
There is limited information on the burden of diabetic nephropathy in developing countries. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with nephropathy among diabetic patients attending an outpatient clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe. In an analytical cross-sectional study, diabetic patients were consecutively enrolled and a questionnaire administered, clinical assessment conducted, and blood samples collected for human immunodeficiency virus testing and measurement of lipids, creatinine, fructosamine, and glycosylated hemoglobin levels...
December 19, 2016: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27937039/effects-of-butanol-fraction-of-ziziphus-mucronata-root-ethanol-extract-on-glucose-homeostasis-serum-insulin-and-other-diabetes-related-parameters-in-a-murine-model-for-type-2-diabetes
#8
Mohammed Auwal Ibrahim, Md Shahidul Islam
CONTEXT: Ziziphus mucronata Willd (Rhamnaceae) is currently used in Nigerian traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus. However, detailed information on the antidiabetic potential of the plant parts is presently unknown. OBJECTIVES: The present study investigated the antidiabetic effects of the butanol fraction of Z. mucronata root (ZMBF) in a type 2 diabetes (T2D) model of rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: T2D was induced in rats by feeding a 10% fructose solution ad libitum for two weeks followed by an intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin (40 mg/kg bw) and the animals were orally treated with ZMBF 150 or 300 mg/kg bw for five days a week for four weeks...
December 2017: Pharmaceutical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27933186/effect-of-type-and-amount-of-dietary-carbohydrate-on-biomarkers-of-glucose-homeostasis-and-c-reactive-protein-in-overweight-or-obese-adults-results-from-the-omnicarb-trial
#9
Stephen P Juraschek, Edgar R Miller, Elizabeth Selvin, Vincent J Carey, Lawrence J Appel, Robert H Christenson, Frank M Sacks
OBJECTIVE: The glycemic index (GI) of dietary carbohydrate is thought to affect glucose homeostasis. Recently, the Effect of Amount and Type of Dietary Carbohydrates on Risk for Cardiovascular Heart Disease and Diabetes Study (OmniCarb) trial reported that a low-GI diet did not improve insulin sensitivity. We conducted this ancillary study of the OmniCarb trial to determine the effects of GI and carbohydrate content on glucose homeostasis and inflammation. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: OmniCarb was a randomized cross-over feeding study conducted in overweight or obese adults without diabetes (N=163)...
2016: BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930697/early-antenatal-prediction-of-gestational-diabetes-in-obese-women-development-of-prediction-tools-for-targeted-intervention
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Sara L White, Debbie A Lawlor, Annette L Briley, Keith M Godfrey, Scott M Nelson, Eugene Oteng-Ntim, Stephen C Robson, Naveed Sattar, Paul T Seed, Matias C Vieira, Paul Welsh, Melissa Whitworth, Lucilla Poston, Dharmintra Pasupathy
All obese women are categorised as being of equally high risk of gestational diabetes (GDM) whereas the majority do not develop the disorder. Lifestyle and pharmacological interventions in unselected obese pregnant women have been unsuccessful in preventing GDM. Our aim was to develop a prediction tool for early identification of obese women at high risk of GDM to facilitate targeted interventions in those most likely to benefit. Clinical and anthropometric data and non-fasting blood samples were obtained at 15+0-18+6 weeks' gestation in 1303 obese pregnant women from UPBEAT, a randomised controlled trial of a behavioural intervention...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27914846/comparison-of-high-and-low-dose-intra-articular-triamcinolone-acetonide-injection-for-treatment-of-primary-shoulder-stiffness-a-prospective-randomized-trial
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Yang-Soo Kim, Hyo-Jin Lee, Dong-Hwan Lee, Keun-Young Choi
BACKGROUND: Intra-articular corticosteroid injection has a proven effect for shoulder stiffness, yet the optimal dose is still controversial. The purpose of the study was to compare the outcomes of intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide injection at 2 different doses in patients with shoulder stiffness. METHODS: Intra-articular injection of 40 mg (group I, n = 76) or 20 mg (group II, n = 71) of triamcinolone acetonide was performed in patients with shoulder stiffness...
November 30, 2016: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27910754/assessment-of-the-safety-of-the-shiitake-culinary-medicinal-mushroom-lentinus-edodes-agaricomycetes-in-rats-biochemical-hematological-and-antioxidative-parameters
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Denise Grotto, Daiane Cristovam Rosa Bueno, Gabriela Karine de Almeida Ramos, Susi Rosa da Costa, Sara Rosicler Vieira Spim, Marli Gerenutti
Lentinus edodes is an edible mushroom studied for use, or as an adjunct, in the prevention of illnesses such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, and cancer. Despite the functional properties of L. edodes, the doses commonly reported in experimental studies are much higher than those actually consumed. Thus, we aimed to establish the optimum intake levels of L. edodes in vivo. Four groups of male Wistar rats received dry and powdered L. edodes reconstituted in water for 30 days: control (water only), L...
2016: International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896233/serum-fructosamine-serum-glycated-albumin-and-serum-glycated-%C3%AE-lipoprotein-in-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-patients-with-and-without-microvascular-complications
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Tejaskumar R Kalaria, Habibunnisha B Sirajwala, Mukesh G Gohel
BACKGROUND: Glycation of serum proteins has been proposed as an important mechanism of complications of diabetes but whether there are differences in glycation of different serum proteins and whether it has any correlation with development of microvascular complications has not been studied in depth. This study aimed to assess level of serum fructosamine, glycated albumin and glycated β-lipoprotein in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with and without microvascular complications and to find out their correlation with diabetes complications...
2016: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884659/relationship-between-plasma-glycation-with-membrane-modification-oxidative-stress-and-expression-of-glucose-trasporter-1-in-type-2-diabetes-patients-with-vascular-complications
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Krishna A Adeshara, Arundhati G Diwan, Tejashri R Jagtap, Komal Advani, Aisha Siddiqui, Rashmi S Tupe
BACKGROUND OF STUDY: Enhanced protein glycation in diabetes causes irreversible cellular damage through membrane modifications. Erythrocytes are persistently exposed to plasma glycated proteins; however, little are known about its consequences on membrane. Aim of this study was to examine the relationship between plasma protein glycation with erythrocyte membrane modifications in type 2 diabetes patients with and without vascular complications. METHOD: We recruited 60 healthy controls, 85 type 2 diabetic mellitus (DM) and 75 type 2 diabetic patients with complications (DMC)...
October 17, 2016: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875257/nicotinic-acid-timed-to-feeding-reverses-tissue-lipid-accumulation-and-improves-glucose-control-in-obese-zucker-rats-s
#15
Tobias Kroon, Tania Baccega, Arne Olsén, Johan Gabrielsson, Nicholas D Oakes
Nicotinic acid (NiAc) is a potent inhibitor of lipolysis, acutely reducing plasma free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations. However, a major FFA rebound is seen during rapid NiAc washout, and sustained exposure is associated with tolerance development, with FFAs returning to pretreatment levels. Our aim was to find a rational NiAc dosing regimen that preserves FFA lowering, sufficient to reverse nonadipose tissue lipid accumulation and improve metabolic control, in obese Zucker rats. We compared feeding-period versus fasting-period NiAc dosing for 5 days: 12 h subcutaneous infusion (programmable, implantable mini-pumps) terminated by gradual withdrawal...
January 2017: Journal of Lipid Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873436/alternate-glycemic-markers-reflect-glycemic-variability-in-continuous-glucose-monitoring-in-youth-with-prediabetes-and-type-2-diabetes
#16
Christine L Chan, Laura Pyle, Megan M Kelsey, Lindsey Newnes, Amy Baumgartner, Philip S Zeitler, Kristen J Nadeau
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the alternate glycemic markers, fructosamine (FA), glycated albumin (GA), and 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5AG), predict glycemic variability captured by continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in obese youth with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D). STUDY DESIGN: Youth with BMI ≥85th%ile, 10-18 years, had collection of fasting plasma glucose (FPG), hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), FA, GA, and 1,5AG and 72 hours of CGM. Participants with HbA1c ≥5...
November 22, 2016: Pediatric Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27859632/the-establishment-of-biological-reference-intervals-of-nontraditional-glycemic-markers-in-a-chinese-population
#17
Qiang Zhou, De-Bao Shi, Li-Ying Lv
BACKGROUND: We established the reference intervals for glycated albumin (GA), fructosamine (FA), and 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5-AG) in a Chinese healthy population. METHODS: This study enrolled a total of 458 eligible reference individuals, consisted of 226 men and 232 women, aged from 20~79 years (median age 43 years), who attending routine healthy checks. We stratified the subjects according to gender (males and females) and age (20-39, 40-59, and 60-79 years), and combined statistical methods with Lahti algorithm, as well as appropriate clinical consideration, to judge whether partitioning for data was needed...
November 17, 2016: Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846660/diabetes-in-patients-with-%C3%A3-thalassemia-or-other-hemoglobinopathies-analysis-from-the-dpv-database
#18
K Warncke, K Konrad, E Kohne, E Hammer, U Ohlenschläger, S Herrlinger, A Jäger, R W Holl
Background: Diabetes mellitus is a common endocrinopathy in patients with thalassemia major, but the occurrence of hemoglobinopathies is rare in Germany and Western Europe. The longitudinal German-Austrian DPV (Diabetes Patienten Verlaufsdokumentation) registry allows a comprehensive characterization of this group of patients. Patients/methods: Patients from the DPV-registry aged<30 years with thalassemia major or other hemoglobinopathies were compared to patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) using the statistical software SAS 9...
November 2016: Klinische Pädiatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833515/relationship-of-cytokines-and-age-products-in-diabetic-and-non-diabetic-patients-with-cataract
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Sadaf Hamid, Anjuman Gul, Qamar Hamid
OBJECTIVES: Cytokines are important mediators of inflammatory and immune responses. The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in cytokines concentration (IL-6, IL-8 and TNF-α) and serum advanced glycation end products (sAGEs) in senile diabetics with or without cataract and non-diabetic patients with cataract. METHODOLOGY: The study included 124 subjects (sixty or over sixty years age), distributed as four groups thirty senile diabetic patients with cataract (Group I) (16 female and 14 male), thirty senile non-diabetic patients with cataract (Group II) (15 female and 15 male), thirty three senile diabetic patients without any complication (Group III) (16 female and 17 male), thirty one apparently normal healthy individuals (Group IV) (16 female and 15 male), age, sex and weight matched with senile control subjects were investigated...
October 2016: International Journal of Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27831641/metabolic-syndrome-is-a-risk-factor-for-nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease-evidence-from-a-confirmatory-factor-analysis-and-structural-equation-modeling
#20
F-Y Shi, W-F Gao, E-X Tao, H-Q Liu, S-Z Wang
OBJECTIVE: It has been demonstrated that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with metabolic syndrome (MS). This study used confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modeling (SEM) to characterize the relationship between MS and NAFLD. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed on 3440 NAFLD patients. Of the 3440 subjects, 1160 were diagnosed with MS. BMI, SBP, DBP, UN, Scr, UA, FPG, Fructosamine, TC, TG, lipoprotein alpha, HDL-C, LDL-C, ALT, AST, TP, albumin, globulins, TB, DB, ALP and GGT were measured...
October 2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
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