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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28936151/adherence-to-oral-hypoglycemic-medication-among-patients-with-diabetes-in-saudi-arabia
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Nahid Osman Ahmed, Salwa Abugalambo, Ghadeer Hamad Almethen
INTRODUCTION: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic progressive disease characterized by numerous health complications. Medication adherence is an important determinant of therapeutic outcome. The objective of this study was to assess hypoglycemic medication adherence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a descriptive cross-sectional web-based study. The eight-item Morisky medication adherence scale was used to assess adherence. RESULTS: A convenience sample of 290 patients with diabetes was studied; of them, 10...
July 2017: International Journal of Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928832/downregulation-of-rab27a-contributes-to-metformin-induced-suppression-of-breast-cancer-stem-cells
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Feixue Feng, Jianping Zhang, Xiaoxuan Fan, Fang Yuan, Yinghao Jiang, Ruihua Lv, Yanxia Ma
Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are associated with tumor initiation, therapeutic resistance, relapse and metastasis. However, the underlying mechanisms CSCs use to preserve stemness are not yet fully understood. The present study demonstrated that the expression of RAB27A, member RAS oncogene family (Rab27a), which was reported to promote tumor progression by upregulating exocytosis of extracellular vesicles, was higher in mammosphere cells than in adherent MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells. Downregulation of Rab27A inhibited mammosphere formation by decreasing the proportion of CD44+CD24-/low cells of the MDA-MB-231 cell line...
September 2017: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928117/risk-factors-for-severe-hypoglycemia-in-black-and-white-adults-with-diabetes-the-atherosclerosis-risk-in-communities-aric-study
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Alexandra K Lee, Clare J Lee, Elbert S Huang, A Richey Sharrett, Josef Coresh, Elizabeth Selvin
OBJECTIVE: Severe hypoglycemia is a rare but important complication of type 2 diabetes. Few studies have examined the epidemiology of hypoglycemia in a community-based population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We included 1,206 Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study participants with diagnosed diabetes (baseline, 1996-1998). Severe hypoglycemic events were identified through 2013 by ICD-9 codes from claims for hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and ambulance use...
September 19, 2017: Diabetes Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28925888/a-self-nanoemulsifying-drug-delivery-system-for-poorly-water-soluble-tolbutamide-development-optimization-and-pharmacodynamic-studies
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Deepti Pandita, Neelam Kumari, Viney Lather
The current investigation involves the development of a thermodynamically stable and dilutable self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery system (SNEDDS) for tolbutamide, a poorly water soluble hypoglycemic drug, in order to achieve higher water solubility and enhanced dissolution rate which in turn improves its oral bioavailability. Pseudo-ternary phase diagrams suggested the suitability of oleic acid (lipid), Tween 20 (surfactant) and PEG 400 (co-surfactant) for developing the SNEEDS formulations. The optimal SNEDDS formulation having mean globule diameter, viscosity, polydispersity value of 58...
September 15, 2017: Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921908/biphasic-insulin-aspart-30-reduces-glycemic-variability-to-a-greater-degree-than-insulin-detemir-a-randomized-controlled-trial-of-once-daily-insulin-regimens-using-continuous-glucose-monitoring
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Daisuke Tsujino, Rimei Nishimura, Yoshiko Onda, Chiaki Seo, Kiyotaka Ando, Kazunori Utsunomiya
INTRODUCTION: We compared the efficacy of insulin detemir and biphasic insulin aspart-30 given in the morning as an add-on to oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs) in type 2 diabetic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study enrolled 30 patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes (8%≤HbA1c<11%) being treated with OHA mono- or combination therapy with biguanides, sulfonylureas, or thiazolidinediones. The patients were randomly assigned to insulin detemir (group D) or insulin aspart-30 (group A) given in the morning as add-on to OHAs...
September 16, 2017: Journal of Diabetes Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918462/development-of-a-new-scoring-system-to-predict-5-year-incident-diabetes-risk-in-middle-aged-and-older-chinese
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Xu Han, Jing Wang, Yaru Li, Hua Hu, Xiulou Li, Jing Yuan, Ping Yao, Xiaoping Miao, Sheng Wei, Youjie Wang, Yuan Liang, Xiaomin Zhang, Huan Guo, An Pan, Handong Yang, Tangchun Wu, Meian He
AIMS: The aim of this study was to develop a new risk score system to predict 5-year incident diabetes risk among middle-aged and older Chinese population. METHODS: This prospective study included 17,690 individuals derived from the Dongfeng-Tongji cohort. Participants were recruited in 2008 and were followed until October 2013. Incident diabetes was defined as self-reported clinician diagnosed diabetes, fasting glucose ≥7.0 mmol/l, or the use of insulin or oral hypoglycemic agent...
September 16, 2017: Acta Diabetologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917079/insulin-autoimmune-syndrome-hirata-s-disease-in-an-italian-patient-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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REVIEW
Simona Censi, Maria Paola Albergoni, Nicoletta Gallo, Mario Plebani, Marco Boscaro, Corrado Betterle
We describe the case of a 54-year-old Caucasian Italian male experiencing episodes of hypoglycemia, occurring mainly after meals. He had never been exposed to insulin and was taking ramipril, flecainide and acetylsalicylic acid. An oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) showed high blood glucose levels diagnostic for diabetes mellitus at 120 min and hypoglycemia with inappropriately high insulin levels at 240 min. The 72-h fasting test, abdominal computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography-CT were normal...
September 16, 2017: Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine: CCLM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912200/development-and-validation-of-electronic-quality-measures-to-assess-care-for-patients-with-transient-ischemic-attack-and-minor-ischemic-stroke
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Dawn M Bravata, Laura J Myers, Eric Cheng, Mathew Reeves, Fitsum Baye, Zhangsheng Yu, Teresa Damush, Edward J Miech, Jason Sico, Michael Phipps, Alan Zillich, Jason Johanning, Seemant Chaturvedi, Curt Austin, Jared Ferguson, Bailey Maryfield, Kathy Snow, Susan Ofner, Glenn Graham, Rachel Rhude, Linda S Williams, Greg Arling
BACKGROUND: Despite interest in using electronic health record (EHR) data to assess quality of care, the accuracy of such data is largely unknown. We sought to develop and validate transient ischemic attack and minor ischemic stroke electronic quality measures (eQMs) using EHR data. METHODS AND RESULTS: A random sample of patients with transient ischemic attack or minor ischemic stroke, cared for in Veterans Health Administration facilities (fiscal year 2011), was identified...
September 2017: Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28883231/the-assessment-of-the-efficacy-of-dipeptidyl-peptidase-4-inhibitors-in-patients-with-glucocorticoid-induced-diabetes-by-continuous-glucose-monitoring
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Yusuke Yata, Michihiro Hosojima, Hideyuki Kabasawa, Tomomi Ishikawa, Ryohei Kaseda, Noriaki Iino, Yoshiki Suzuki, Akihiko Saito, Ichiei Narita
Objective The administration of glucocorticoids usually causes a mild increase in fasting glucose levels and a greater dose-dependent increase in postprandial values in patients without pre-existing diabetes mellitus. Patients with persistent hyperglycemia due to glucocorticoid therapy sometimes require insulin therapy, which might result in increased weight gain and more episodes of hypoglycemia, some of which are severe. On the other hand, scant evidence is available on the efficacy of oral hypoglycemic agents in treating glucocorticoid-induced diabetes...
September 6, 2017: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28876366/evaluation-of-the-toxicity-and-hypoglycemic-effect-of-the-aqueous-extracts-of-cnidoscolus-quercifolius-pohl
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S M Lira, N V Canabrava, S R Benjamin, J Y G Silva, D A Viana, C L S Lima, P F M Paredes, M M M Marques, E O Pereira, E A M Queiroz, M I F Guedes
Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic degenerative diseases, and it is estimated to increase worldwide to around 415 million and to impact 642 million in 2040. Research shows that some plants are sources of bioactive compounds against diabetes. Thus, the objective of this work was to evaluate the oral toxicity and the hypoglycemic effect of the aqueous extract of the leaves of Cnidoscolus quercifolius Pohl. Diabetes was induced in Swiss mice with streptozotocin and the mice were treated with an aqueous extract of C...
August 31, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, Revista Brasileira de Pesquisas Médicas e Biológicas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28868582/still-sour-about-lactic-acidosis-years-later-role-of-metformin-in-heart-failure
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REVIEW
William Kuan, Craig J Beavers, Maya E Guglin
Metformin remains a widely-used, first-line pharmacotherapy agent for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus because of its efficacy, mild side effects, and affordability.However, use of this medication has traditionally been shunned by clinicians in patient populations that are considered at risk of lactic acidosis, such as those with heart failure. The underutilization of metformin can largely be attributed to the historical stigma of its biguanide predecessor, phenformin, and its association with lactic acidosis...
September 4, 2017: Heart Failure Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28861952/use-of-sodium-glucose-cotransporter%C3%A2-2-inhibitors-in-older-patients-with-type%C3%A2-2-diabetes-mellitus
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Takahiro Kambara, Rei Shibata, Hiroyuki Osanai, Yoshihito Nakashima, Hiroshi Asano, Kazuyoshi Sakai, Toyoaki Murohara, Masayoshi Ajioka
AIM: Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are antidiabetic agents that act on the proximal renal tubules to lower blood glucose levels by inhibiting glucose reabsorption and promoting urinary glucose excretion. The present study assessed the long-term use of SGLT2 inhibitors in older patients with diabetes. METHODS: A total of 117 older patients with type 2 diabetes who were given SGLT2 inhibitors were enrolled from April 2014 to March 2016. RESULTS: The mean age of the patients was 73...
September 1, 2017: Geriatrics & Gerontology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28860800/effectiveness-of-a-diabetes-mellitus-pictorial-diary-handbook-program-for-middle-aged-and-elderly-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-patients-a-quasi-experimental-study-at-taladnoi-primary-care-unit-saraburi-thailand
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Rapat Eknithiset, Ratana Somrongthong
AIM: The research question is "How does a diabetes mellitus (DM) pictorial diary handbook (PDHB) affect the knowledge, practice, and HbA1c among patients with DM type 2?" The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a PDHB program among middle-aged and elderly patients with DM type 2 in primary care units in Thailand. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A quasi-experimental study design was applied. DM type 2 patients were recruited in the PDHB program by a simple random sampling method...
2017: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28860072/oral-delivery-of-a-therapeutic-gene-encoding-glucagon-like-peptide-1-to-treat-high-fat-diet-induced-diabetes
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Md Nurunnabi, Seung-Ah Lee, Vishnu Revuri, Yong Hwa Hwang, Sung Hun Kang, Minhyung Lee, Sungpil Cho, Kwang Jae Cho, Youngro Byun, You Han Bae, Dong Yun Lee, Yong-Kyu Lee
The number of people suffering from insulin-independent type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is ever increasing on a yearly basis. Current anti-diabetic medications often result in adverse weight gain and hypoglycemic episodes. Hypoglycemia can be avoided with glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 receptor agonists, which are expensive and require daily injections that may result immune activation. This study demonstrates the use of non-viral vector based oral delivery of GLP-1 gene through enterohepatic recycling pathways of bile acids...
August 28, 2017: Journal of Controlled Release: Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28859155/cyclocarya-paliurus-extract-activates-insulin-signaling-via-sirtuin1-in-c2c12-myotubes-and-decreases-blood-glucose-level-in-mice-with-impaired-insulin-secretion
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Hisae Yoshitomi, Rika Tsuru, Linyi Li, Jingxin Zhou, Maya Kudo, Tonghua Liu, Ming Gao
Diabetes is caused by the lack of release or action of insulin. Some foods and supplements can compensate for this deficiency; thus, they can aid in the prevention or treatment of diabetes. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Cyclocarya paliurus extract (CPE) on insulin signaling and its capacity to correct hyperglycemia in the absence of insulin. To investigate the hypoglycemic effects of CPE, C2C12 cells were exposed to CPE (50 and 100 μg/mL). CPE promoted 2-(N-(7-Nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazol-4-yl)Amino)-2-Deoxyglucose (2NBDG) uptake into the cells via translocation of glucose transporter 4 (Glut4) to the plasma membrane...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28858079/laparoscopic-vertical-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-5-year-veterans-affairs-review
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Rahman G Barry, Farzad A Amiri, Todd W Gress, D Blaine Nease, Timothy D Canterbury
The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in a VA population.SG has recently gained popularity as a definitive bariatric surgery procedure. Data are lacking on long-term outcomes, particularly in a Veterans Affairs population.We retrospectively reviewed 223 patients who underwent SG for morbid obesity between January 2009 and June 2014. Data on length of stay, complications, interval weight loss, comorbidities, and number of therapies preoperatively and at long-term follow-up were collected...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28855459/background-characteristics-and-clinical-features-of-elderly-patients-with-hyperglycemic-hyperosmolar-syndrome
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Takuya Yamaoka, Yoshiaki Tamura, Remi Kodera, Yuki Tsuboi, Ken Sato, Yuko Chiba, Seijiro Mori, Hideki Ito, Atsushi Araki
AIM: Few reports have described the characteristics of hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (HHS) in the elderly. We investigated the background characteristics and clinical features of 14 elderly patients with HHS. METHODS: HHS was diagnosed based on a blood glucose level of >600 mg/dL and an effective plasma osmolality [2 (Na) + glu/18] of >320 mOsm/kg. For 14 cases of HHS, we investigated the medical and social backgrounds of the patients, their clinical findings, and the outcomes...
2017: Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28845946/-nephrolithiasis-coexisting-with-type-2-diabetes-current-concept-of-the-features-of-stone-formation-and-the-effects-of-hypoglycemic-therapy-on-lithogenesis
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S K Yarovoi, S A Golovanov, M R Khaziakhmetova, O V Dzhalilov
The article analyzes Russian and international literature examining specific features of the pathogenesis of renal stones in the setting of carbohydrate metabolism disorders. The authors outline the renal effects of the main pharmacological groups of oral hypoglycemic drugs regarding metaphylaxis of nephrolithiasis. An increased risk of nephrolithiasis in type 2 diabetes mellitus is realized through hyperuricemia with concurrent urine acidification. Current literature is lacking studies on the effects of oral hypoglycemic drugs on urine properties...
July 2017: Urologii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28840616/murraya-paniculata-l-orange-jasmine-potential-nutraceuticals-with-ameliorative-effect-in-alloxan-induced-diabetic-rats
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Cicero Diego Almino Menezes, Francisca Adilfa de Oliveira Garcia, Glauce Socorro de Barros Viana, Patricia Gonçalves Pinheiro, Cícero Francisco Bezerra Felipe, Thaís Rodrigues de Albuquerque, Alisson Cordeiro Moreira, Enaide Soares Santos, Maynara Rodrigues Cavalcante, Tatiana Rodrigues Garcia, Thiago Fonseca Silva, Henrique Douglas Melo Coutinho, Irwin Rose Alencar de Menezes
Orange jasmine, Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae), is a plant from India widely used in folk medicine as antinociceptive, antiinflammatory, and antioxidant. Although oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin are the mainstays of treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM), there is a significant demand for new natural products to reduce the development of diabetic complications. Alloxan-induced diabetic rats were treated for 60 days with a hydroalcoholic extract of M. paniculata (MPE), at doses of 100, 200, and 400 mg/kg...
August 25, 2017: Phytotherapy Research: PTR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28821057/a-cell-penetrating-peptide-mediated-chitosan-nanocarriers-for-improving-intestinal-insulin-delivery
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Lei Li, Liaoqing Yang, Manman Li, Liefeng Zhang
To overcome barriers for oral delivery of insulin, the chitosan(CS)-based nanocarriers with a novel cell penetrating peptide (SAR6EW) have been prepared and evaluated in this study. Characterization measurements showed that SAR6EW/CS/insulin-NPs displayed global particles with smooth surfaces and an average diameter about 150nm. The entrapment efficiency and loading rates of insulin were 75.36% and 7.58%, respectively. Insulin could be released constantly from SAR6EW/CS/insulin-NPs in vitro. Furthermore, SAR6EW/CS/insulin-NPs could facilitate the uptake of insulin and induce a significantly higher internalization of insulin via adding clathrin and caveolae mediated endocytosis...
October 15, 2017: Carbohydrate Polymers
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