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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27924723/clinical-management-of-diabetes-mellitus-in-the-older-adult-patient
#1
Nana Yaw Adu-Sarkodie
BACKGROUND: In 2009, approximately 40 million people were 65 years or older. Majority of persons over the age of 65 have at least one chronic medical condition. In 2002-2003, the most frequently occurring conditions among older adults were hypertension (51%), arthritis (48%), heart disease (31%), cancer of any type (21%), and diabetes (16%). The cost of diabetes care, both direct and indirect, was $245 billion in 2012. Fifty-nine percent of the direct medical cost was for the population aged 65 and over...
December 6, 2016: Current Diabetes Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27915408/a-phase-i-study-of-intravenous-pi3k-inhibitor-copanlisib-in-japanese-patients-with-advanced-or-refractory-solid-tumors
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Toshihiko Doi, Nozomu Fuse, Takayuki Yoshino, Takashi Kojima, Hideaki Bando, Hideaki Miyamoto, Masato Kaneko, Motonobu Osada, Atsushi Ohtsu
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of the intravenously administered pan-PI3K inhibitor copanlisib in Japanese patients with advanced or refractory solid tumors. METHODS: A Phase I open-label study in Japanese patients with advanced or refractory solid tumors was carried out. Patients received a single intravenous dose of either copanlisib 0.4 mg/kg or copanlisib 0.8 mg/kg, dosed intermittently on days 1, 8, and 15 of a 28-day cycle...
December 3, 2016: Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904027/retinal-vascular-changes-and-prospective-risk-of-disabling-dementia-the-circulatory-risk-in-communities-study-circs
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Hiroshige Jinnouchi, Akihiko Kitamura, Kazumasa Yamagishi, Masahiko Kiyama, Hironori Imano, Takeo Okada, Renzhe Cui, Mitsumasa Umesawa, Isao Muraki, Mina Hayama-Terada, Ryo Kawasaki, Tomoko Sankai, Tetsuya Ohira, Hiroyasu Iso
AIM: To investigate the association of retinal vascular changes with a risk of dementia in longitudinal population-based study. METHODS: We performed a nested case-control study of 3,718 persons, aged 40-89 years, enrolled between 1983 and 2004. Retinal vascular changes were observed in 351 cases with disabling dementia (average period before the onset, 11.2 years) and in 702 controls matched for sex, age, and baseline year. Incidence of disabling dementia was defined as individuals who received cares for disabilities including dementia-related symptoms and/or behavioral disturbance...
December 1, 2016: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27903445/increased-alloreactivity-and-adverse-outcomes-in-obese-kidney-transplant-recipients-are-limited-to-those-with-diabetes-mellitus
#4
Thomas Schachtner, Maik Stein, Petra Reinke
Previous studies on patient and allograft outcomes of obese kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) remain controversial. To what extent obesity-related comorbidities contribute to adverse outcomes, however, hasn't been addressed. We studied all KTRs from 2005 to 2012. 29 (4%), 317 (48%), 217 (33%), 76 (12%), and 21 KTRs (4%) were identified as underweight, normal-weight, overweight, obese, and morbid obese, respectively. 33 of 97 obese KTRs (34%) had pre-existent diabetes. Samples were collected before transplantation and at +1, +2, +3months posttransplantation...
November 27, 2016: Transplant Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27899496/hormonal-contraception-and-risk-of-thromboembolism-in-women-with-diabetes
#5
Sarah H O'Brien, Terah Koch, Sara K Vesely, Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
OBJECTIVE: To investigate safety of hormonal contraception with regard to thromboembolic events in women with type 1 or 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We used data from 2002-2011 in Clinformatics Data Mart to identify women in the U.S., 14-44 years of age, with an ICD-9-CM code for diabetes and a prescription for a diabetic medication or device. We examined contraceptive claims and compared time to thromboembolism (venous thrombosis, stroke, or myocardial infarction) among women with diabetes dispensed hormonal contraception using a modification of Cox regression to control for age, smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetic complications, and history of cancer; we excluded data for 3 months after women gave birth...
November 29, 2016: Diabetes Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895819/nutrition-insulin-resistance-and-dysfunctional-adipose-tissue-determine-the-different-components-of-metabolic-syndrome
#6
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/27890975/prevalence-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-among-urban-sikh-population-of-amritsar
#7
Amrinder Singh, Shweta Shenoy, Jaspal Singh Sandhu
CONTEXT: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) refers to a group of common metabolic disorders that share the phenotype of Hyperglycemia. More than 60% of the world's population with diabetes comes from Asia. AIM: To study the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Sikh individuals living in the urban localities of Amritsar. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: The study was designed in the Faculty of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India...
October 2016: Indian Journal of Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27876524/lower-extremity-weakness-is-associated-with-elevated-blood-and-cerebrospinal-fluid-glucose-levels-following-multibranched-endovascular-aortic-aneurysm-repair
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Jade S Hiramoto, Charlene Fernandez, Warren Gasper, Shant Vartanian, Linda Reilly, Timothy Chuter
OBJECTIVE: Hyperglycemia is associated with worsened clinical outcomes after central nervous system injury. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between lower extremity weakness (LEW) and the glucose levels of blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in patients undergoing multibranched endovascular aneurysm repair (MBEVAR) of thoracoabdominal and pararenal aortic aneurysms. METHODS: Blood and CSF samples were collected preoperatively, immediately after aneurysm repair, and on postoperative day 1 in 21 patients undergoing MBEVAR...
November 19, 2016: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861360/association-between-uterine-leiomyoma-and-metabolic-syndrome-in-parous-premenopausal-women-a-case-control-study
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Young Jin Tak, Sang Yeoup Lee, Sun Ki Park, Yun Jin Kim, Jeong Gyu Lee, Dong Wook Jeong, Seung Chul Kim, In Joo Kim, Yu Hyun Yi
Previous studies have reported that uterine leiomyoma (UL) may share pathogenic features with obesity and hypertension, which are components of metabolic syndrome (MetS). We examined the association between UL and MetS in premenopausal parous women.This 1:1 case-control study was conducted on 615 asymptomatic women with UL and 615 women without UL that were matched for age, reproductive history, and hormonal use, who underwent a comprehensive health examination. UL was diagnosed by a gynecologist based on transvaginal ultrasonography findings...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27855503/inhibitory-activities-of-cystoseira-crinita-sulfated-polysaccharide-on-key-enzymes-related-to-diabetes-and-hypertension-in-vitro-and-animal-study
#10
Amel Ben Gara, Rihab Ben Abdallah Kolsi, Neila Jardak, Rim Chaaben, Abdelfattah El-Feki, Lotfi Fki, Hafedh Belghith, Karima Belghith
The present study investigated the effect of the Cystoseira crinita sulfated polysaccharide (CCSP) on key enzymes activities related to diabetes in vitro and in diabetic rats. We found that CCSP inhibited pancreatic α-amylase with IC50 = 39.16 μg/ml and angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) activity with IC50 = 58.35 μg/ml in vitro. In diabetic rats, the administration of CCSP reduced the activity of α-amylase in serum, pancreas, and intestine by 23%, 44.38%, and 45%, respectively as compared to untreated diabetic rats...
November 18, 2016: Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27852395/-age-related-coronary-risk-factors-in-chinese-patients-with-acute-myocardial-infarction
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X J Gao, J G Yang, Y J Yang, W Li, H Y Xu, Y Wu, R H Yan, C Jin
Objective: To determine the age-related coronary risk factors in Chinese patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Methods: Among 31 provinces, municipalities or autonomous districts in China, from January 1st 2013 to September 30th 2014, 24 394 consecutive AMI patients who were admitted to 107 hospitals were divided into five groups according to age. Cardiovascular risk factors of groupⅠ (<45 years, n=2 307), group Ⅱ (45-54 years, n=4 448), group Ⅲ (55-64 years, n=7 029), group Ⅳ (65-74 years, n=6 147) and group Ⅴ (≥75 years, n=4 463) patients were compared...
November 1, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846145/risk-factors-of-hyperglycemia-in-patients-after-a-first-episode-of-acute-pancreatitis-a-retrospective-cohort
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Lin Yuan, Mengdie Tang, Lin Huang, Yi Gao, Xueliang Li
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for hyperglycemia development after a first episode of acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS: Three hundred and ten patients treated for AP were retrospectively evaluated. Hyperglycemia was determined by fasting blood glucose. All data were collected from the medical records room database and a follow-up telephone call. RESULTS: The incidence rate of hyperglycemia was obviously increased 5 years after the event...
November 11, 2016: Pancreas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843176/prevalence-of-cardiovascular-disease-cvd-risk-factors
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R Nangia, Harpreet Singh, Kanwaljit Kaur
BACKGROUND: Various studies conducted across the country have shown a high prevalence of known risk factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (like mean body mass index (BMI), systolic BP and raised cholesterol levels) but no exhaustive data is available pertaining to armed forces personnel. This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of raised BMI, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar among serving armed forces personnel ≥35 yrs of age. METHODS: The study was carried out between Jan 2013-Jun 2013...
October 2016: Medical Journal, Armed Forces India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833755/measurement-of-overweight-and-obesity-an-urban-slum-setting-in-sub-saharan-africa-a-comparison-of-four-anthropometric-indices
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Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Samuel Oti, Thaddaeus Egondi, Catherine Kyobutungi
BACKGROUND: As a result of both genetic and environmental factors, the body composition and topography of African populations are presumed to be different from western populations. Accordingly, globally accepted anthropometric markers may perform differently in African populations. In the era of rapid emergence of cardio-vascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, evidence about the performance of these markers in African settings is essential. The aim of this study was to investigate the inter-relationships among the four main anthropometric indices in measuring overweight and obesity in an urban poor African setting...
2016: BMC Obesity
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
#15
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803399/sodium-chloride-difference-and-metabolic-syndrome-a-population-based-large-scale-cohort-study
#16
Toshihiro Kimura, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Muhei Tanaka, Mai Asano, Masahiro Yamazaki, Yohei Oda, Hitoshi Toda, Yoshinori Marunaka, Naoto Nakamura, Michiaki Fukui
Objective Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity. Hypernatremia and hypochloremia are also associated with an increased mortality. Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the association between the sodium-chloride difference (Na(+)-Cl(-)) and MetS. Methods In this cross-sectional and retrospective cohort study, we enrolled 3,875 subjects and evaluated the relationship between Na(+)-Cl(-) and MetS using logistic regression analyses...
2016: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27795818/glucagon-like-peptide-1-receptor-agonists-favorably-address-all-components-of-metabolic-syndrome
#17
REVIEW
Sanjay Chatterjee, Samit Ghosal, Saurav Chatterjee
Cardiovascular death is the leading cause of mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The etiology of cardiovascular disease in diabetes may be divided into hyperglycemia per se and factors operating through components of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Hyperglycemia causes direct injury to vascular endothelium and possibly on cardiac myocytes. MetS is a cluster of risk factors like obesity, hyperglycemia, hypertension and dyslipidemia. The incidence of this syndrome is rising globally. Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RA) are a group of drugs, which address all components of this syndrome favorably...
October 15, 2016: World Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27777362/associations-between-fetal-imprinted-genes-and-maternal-blood-pressure-in-pregnancy
#18
Clive J Petry, Nuria Sanz Marcos, Gracielle Pimentel, M Geoffrey Hayes, Michael Nodzenski, Denise M Scholtens, Ieuan A Hughes, Carlo L Acerini, Ken K Ong, William L Lowe, David B Dunger
In addition to maternal genes and environmental exposures, variation in fetal imprinted genes could also affect maternal blood pressure during pregnancy. Our objective was to test the associations between polymorphic variants in 16 imprinted genes and maternal mean arterial blood pressures in 1160 DNA trios from 2 established birth cohorts (the Cambridge Baby Growth and Wellbeing Studies) and seek replication in 1367 Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Study participants. Significant univariate associations, all independent of fetal sex, were observed in the Cambridge cohorts, including FAM99A rs1489945 transmitted from the mother (P=2×10(-)(4)), DLK1 rs10139403 (mother; P=9×10(-)(4)), DLK1 rs12147008 (mother; P=1×10(-)(3)), H19 rs217222 (father; P=1×10(-)(3)), SNRPN rs1453556 (father; P=1×10(-)(3)), IGF2 rs6356 (father; P=1×10(-)(3)), and NNAT rs6066671 (father; P=1×10(-)(3))...
October 24, 2016: Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27769610/metabolic-syndrome-and-the-risk-of-ischemic-stroke
#19
Nizal Sarrafzadegan, Mojgan Gharipour, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Pouya Nezafati, Mohammad Talaie, Shahram Oveisgharan, Fatemeh Nouri, Alireza Khosravi
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is recently proposed as a predictor for the occurrence of vascular defects causing ischemic stroke. However, details on the association of MetS with stroke are scare in our region. The present study aimed to assess the predictive value of MetS and its components for stoke among the Iranian population. METHODS: A longitudinal population-based study was conducted on adults aged 35 years or older who were living in 3 districts in central part of Iran and followed for 10 years...
October 18, 2016: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27766686/treatment-related-neuroendocrine-prostate-cancer-resulting-in-cushing-s-syndrome
#20
Sundhar Ramalingam, Adva Eisenberg, Wen Chi Foo, Jennifer Freedman, Andrew J Armstrong, Larry G Moss, Michael R Harrison
Here we present, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of a paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism) resulting from treatment-related neuroendocrine prostate cancer - a highly aggressive and difficult disease to treat. A 51-year-old man was started on androgen deprivation therapy after presenting with metastatic prostate cancer, characterized by diffuse osseous metastasis. Shortly thereafter, he developed progressive disease with biopsy proven neuroendocrine prostate cancer as well as symptoms of increased skin pigmentation, hypokalemia, hypertension, hyperglycemia and profound weakness, consistent with ectopic Cushing's syndrome...
December 2016: International Journal of Urology: Official Journal of the Japanese Urological Association
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