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D Dimic, M Velojic Golubovic, S Radenkovic, D Radojkovic, M Pesic
INTRODUCTION: Metformin is the first-line oral hypoglycemic agent in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with a number of positive effects. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of metformin on TSH levels in euthyroid and hypothyroid newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus type 2 patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 255 newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus type 2 drug naive patients, 170 euthyroid patinets, group A, 85 hypothiroid patients, group B, and 80 euthyroid DM type 2 patients on metformin therapy for more than 5 years, group C...
2016: Bratislavské Lekárske Listy
Massimo Bindi, Daniela Moruzzo, Massimiliano Pinelli, Javier Rosada, Maido Castiglioni
Endocrin paraneoplastic syndromes are characterized by an ectopic hormonal production. The ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secretion is often associated with small cell lung cancer. We report the case of 64-years-old man with persistent hypokalemia in Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic ACTH secretion. The patient was affected by small cell lung cancer and presented an hypothiroidism too. A proper chemotherapy resulted in remission of the hypokalemia, but the hypothiroidism was not influenced during our observation period...
March 2009: Recenti Progressi in Medicina
S Bagnulo, A M Giannini, F Moscatelli, L Stragapede, A Acquafredda, A Dammacco
We evaluated therapy complications in 19 beta-thalassemia major patients (mean age from 3 years/5 months and 1 years/6 months) who were followed at II Pediatric Department-University of Bari. 3 out of 19 patients underwent allogenic BMT from matched related donor; 2 out of 19 underwent splenectomy. All of them were receiving hypertransfusion therapy and continuous chelation with DFO. In all patients we performed physical examination, laboratory assays, cardiac and endocrinologic function tests, serum HBV-HCV-HIV antibodies, otoscopy and audiometric test, fundus oculi, skeletal x-ray...
January 1998: La Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica: Medical and Surgical Pediatrics
V Vicente, J Batlle, J L Gutiérrez, A López Borrasca
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