649,151 results match your criteria Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy
Horm Metab Res 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.
Cross-sectional studies in small and selected populations report a high prevalence of hypercortisolism in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), which could have therapeutic implications, if confirmed. We therefore estimated the prevalence of hypercortisolism in a large and unselected cohort of recently diagnosed T2D patients. Consecutive patients with recently diagnosed T2D first underwent an overnight dexamethasone (1 mg) suppression test (OD). Read More
Horm Metab Res 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Saolta University Health Care Group (SUHCG), Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland.
The aldosterone to renin ratio (ARR) is recommended for case detection of primary aldosteronism (PA). Several factors including medications can undermine its diagnostic accuracy. The objective was to explore the effect of Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibition on the ARR in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who were prescribed a Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitor (SGLT-2i) as part of routine clinical care. Read More
Cell Physiol Biochem 2018 Dec 6;51(5):2085-2097. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Background/aims: Diabetic nephropathy is a common complication of diabetes. This study explored the renal protective effect and possible mechanism of gliquidone in mice with diabetic nephropathy.
Methods: Animal model of diabetic nephropathy was established in KKAy mice. Read More
Public Health Genomics 2018 Dec 6:1-8. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Aim: To develop a process for returning medically actionable genomic variants to Latino patients receiving care in a Federally Qualified Health Center.
Methods: Prior to recruitment, researchers met with primary care providers to (1) orient clinicians to the project, (2) establish a process for returning actionable and nonactionable results to participants and providers through the electronic health record, and (3) develop a process for offering clinical decision support for follow-up education and care. A Community Advisory Board was engaged to provide input on recruitment strategies and materials for conveying results to participants. Read More
Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 Nov 29;54:42-46. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
Department of General Surgery, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Introduction: Mucormycosis is a life threatening fungal infection that occurs in immunocompromised patients.
Presentation Of Case: A 36-year-old Saudi male with known case of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM), who was presented with productive cough and diarrhea. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a disseminated fungal invasion of the lungs and spleen with invading the fundus of the stomach. Read More
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2018 Nov 26;81:74-83. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence Based Practice, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Electronic address:
Malaysia has an increasingly aging population. Despite the substantial benefits of physical activity for healthy aging, older adults are considered the most physically inactive segment of the Malaysian population. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of physical inactivity among older adults in Malaysia and its correlates. Read More
Clin Imaging 2018 Nov 30;54:31-36. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
Trabzon Kanuni Education and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, 61080 Trabzon, Turkey.
Purpose: To investigate the relationship between gastric wall fat halo sign and visceral obesity with potentially associated diseases.
Materials And Methods: Between September 2015 and April 2017, 90 patients with gastric wall fat halo signs and 130 controls were prospectively evaluated. Patient height, weight, body mass index (BMI), sex, age, subcutaneous fat area (SFA), visceral fat area (VFA), total fat area (TFA), percentage of visceral fat (VF%) and the presence of colic or ileal fat halo signs, hepatic steatosis and aortic calcified plaques were recorded for the two groups. Read More
Ann Anat 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
Management of diabetic wounds remains a major challenge in the medical field, mostly due to incompetent outcomes of treatments. Curcumin has been documented as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and antineoplastic agent in addition to wound healing activities. However, its poor aqueous solubility and impaired skin permeation handicap its topical pharmaceutical usage. Read More
Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Cell Biol Lipids 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Lipids and Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan, Institut d'Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili (IISPV), Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Disorders (CIBERDEM), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain. Electronic address:
Aims: The aim of this study is to determine the physical and functional interplay between fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP4) and its membrane receptor-like candidate protein, cytokeratin 1 (CK1), and to determine the effect of hindering CK1-mediated FABP4 cellular uptake on non-disturbed or metabolically stressed endothelial cells.
Methods: We monitored the direct interaction between FABP4 and CK1 using surface plasmon resonance, and the effects of blocking exogenous FABP4 (eFABP4) cellular uptake were determined by using specific siRNA to knock down the expression of CK1 in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). The expression and nuclear translocation of transcription factors involved in oxidative stress (NRF2) and inflammation (p65 subunit of NF-ĸB transcription factor) were determined by Western blotting analysis. Read More
Int J Biol Macromol 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Department of Pharmaceutics, GITAM University, Rushikonda, Visakapatnam 530045, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Rationale: Combined therapy is a promising approach over its preference to minimize the dose, adverse effects and enhanced therapeutic efficiency in a various diseases including diabetes.
Aim: The present research work is to explore combined synergistic anti-diabetic potential of chitosan and pectin with Metformin (CPM) nano-formulation, with special emphasis on effect of Metformin when integrated with bio polymers.
Methods: The biohybrid nanoparticles (CPMNP) were formulated by ionic gelation process. Read More
Int J Biol Macromol 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of life sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP 202002, India. Electronic address:
Thiol Protease inhibitors (cystatins) are endogenous natural inhibitors of cysteine proteases. They are present in all mammalians cells and body fluids. Cystatin are allocated into three major families. Read More
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase (ALOX5) pathway has been implicated in chronic inflammatory disease which may be influenced by vitamin D due to vitamin D response elements (VDRE). We investigated an ALOX5 polymorphism (rs4987105) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and the in vitro effects of calcitriol (1,25(OH)D) on ALOX5 metabolism in monocytes of T2D patients and healthy controls (HC). 533 T2D and 473 HC were genotyped for the rs4987105 polymorphism. Read More
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas.
Background: Inositols (INOs) supplementation during pregnancy, specifically the combination of myo-inositol (MI) and D-chiro-inositol (DCI), has been reported to improve vascular parameters in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. We demonstrated previously that offspring born to pregnant mice lacking endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS+/-) gene have hypertension (HTN) as adults and when fed high fat diet (HFD) develop a metabolic syndrome (MS) phenotype.
Objective: Our aim was to evaluate if INOs treatment in pregnancy complicated by MS improves the vascular and metabolic profile in mice offspring programmed in utero to develop HTN and MS. Read More
Am J Med 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15/1, 1090 Vienna, Austria; Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Alberta Health Services, Holy Cross Centre, 2210-2nd Street SW, Box ACB, Calgary, AB, T2S 3C3, Canada; Preventive Oncology & Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:
Objective: Healthcare providers are encouraged to prescribe lifestyle modifications for preventing and managing obesity and associated chronic conditions. However, the pattern of lifestyle advice provision is unknown. We investigate the prevalence of advised lifestyle modification according to weight status and chronic conditions in a US nationally representative sample. Read More
Public Health Rep 2018 Dec 6:33354918815183. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
2 Health Data Research, Analysis and Mapping Center at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.
Objectives:: The incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the United States has increased during the past several decades. The objective of this study was to use birth records and a combination of statistical and geographic information system (GIS) analyses to evaluate GDM rates among subgroups of pregnant women in Michigan.
Materials And Methods:: We obtained data on maternal demographic and health-related characteristics and regions of residence from 2013 Michigan birth records. Read More
Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2018 11 30;56(4):395-409. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Hospital de Especialidades “Dr. Bernardo Sepúlveda Gutiérrez”, Unidad de Investigación Médica en Endocrinología Experimental. Ciudad de México, México
More than 70% of the population in Mexico is overweight or obese, affecting mainly people in productive age. Obesity is associated with the development of diseases that increase cardiovascular risk (diabetes mellitus, hypertension or atherogenic dyslipidemia), diseases that limit the quality of life of the patient (osteoarthrosis or sleep apnea) and even with the increase in the incidence of certain types of cancer (breast or colon). It is evident that the decrease of at least 5% of body weight induces improvement in all these factors; however, in some patients it is difficult to achieve this goal only with lifestyle modifications. Read More
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2018 Dec 6:e3111. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Leicester Diabetes Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.
Aims: Diabetes treatment algorithms recommend intensive intervention in those with a shorter duration of disease. Screening provides opportunities for earlier multifactorial cardiovascular risk factor control. Using data from the ADDITION-Leicester study (NCT00318032), we estimated the effects of this approach on modelled risk of diabetes related complications in screen-detected patients. Read More
PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0208690. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
CAS Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Beijing, China.
Self-care is important for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients' disease prognosis, but there is a common phenomenon of self-regulation failure in T2DMs. In order to figure this problem out, the current study explored the interaction between self-regulation resource depletion and diabetes self-care based on the limited resource model of self-regulation. 104 patients were surveyed using the Self-Regulatory Fatigue Scale (SRF-S) and the Diabetes Self-care Scale (DSCS) in study 1. Read More
PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0208427. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America.
Background: Type 2 diabetes is often linked with impaired proximal insulin signaling. Hence, a therapeutic agent that enhances cellular glucose uptake without requiring proximal insulin signaling would be desirable for improving glycemic control. The E4orf1 peptide (E4) derived from human adenovirus 36 (Ad36) promotes cellular glucose uptake in vitro and in vivo, independent of insulin. Read More
PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0207683. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Teaching Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China.
Atherosclerosis-predominant vasculopathy is a common complication of diabetes with high morbidity and high mortality, which is ruining the patient's daily life. As is known to all, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) SHENQI compound and western medicine rosiglitazone play an important role in the treatment of diabetes. In particular, SHENQI compound has a significant inhibitory effect on vascular lesions. Read More
Endocr Connect 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.
L Chen, Endocrinology, Tongji Hospital affiliated with Tongji Medical School of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430022, China.
Screening for (pre)diabetes is recommended in China using fasting blood glucose as routine strategy currently but not oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in high-risk population. We aimed to explore the impact by not performing an OGTT in Han Chinese over 40 years. 6682 participants were included in the prospective cohort study followed up for 3 years. Read More
Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab 2018 Nov 29:1-12. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
a Midwest Biomedical Research/Center for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health , Glen Ellyn , IL , USA.
Introduction: Insulin resistance (IR) and pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction are core pathophysiologic features of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Select lifestyle and pharmacologic interventions, including weight loss, physical activity, a Mediterranean diet intervention, and hypoglycemic agents, have been shown to prevent or delay T2DM. However, dietary factors other than weight loss may also impact risk, mainly through effects to enhance insulin sensitivity, although some may also directly or indirectly impact pancreatic beta-cell function. Read More
Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2018 11 30;56(4):354-359. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Unidad de Medicina Física y Rehabilitación Norte “Dr. Victorio de la Fuente Narváez”, Curso de especialidad médica en Medicina de Rehabilitación. Ciudad de México, México
Background: The diabetic neuropathy is the most common microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus. The reported prevalence ranges from 10-90%. Electrophysiological alterations can be demonstrated in nearly 100% of diabetics. Read More
Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2018 11 30;56(4):347-353. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Hospital General de Zona No. 33, Departamento de Urología. Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
Background: The urinary tract infections are the third cause of infections in Mexico. The inappropriate use of antibiotic has generated the presence of multidrugresistant bacteria.
Objective: To identify the bacterial resistance patterns of the hospital and to detect the present comorbidities that can modify the evolution of urinary tract infection for proper empirical management. Read More
Sleep 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA USA.
Study Objectives: We aimed to detect cross-sectional phenotype and polygenic risk score (PRS) associations between sleep duration and prevalent diseases using the Partners Biobank, a hospital-based cohort study linking electronic medical record (EMR) with genetic information.
Methods: Disease prevalence was determined from EMR, and sleep duration was self-reported. A PRS for sleep duration was derived using 78 previously associated SNPs from GWAS for self-reported sleep duration. Read More
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone-metabolic Research Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Denmark.
Context And Objective: Being born small or large for gestational age and intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes (GDM) increase the risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the offspring, however, the potential combined deleterious effects of size at birth and GDM exposure remains unknown. We aimed to examine the independent effect of size at birth as well as the influence of GDM exposure in utero on cardio-metabolic traits, body composition, and puberty status in children.
Design, Participants And Methods: This study is a longitudinal birth cohort study. Read More
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
National Clinical Research Center of Kidney Diseases, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, China.
Background: Recent data suggest that miR-196a is predominantly expressed in the kidney and plays an inhibitory role in the progress of renal interstitial fibrosis (IF). However, the predictive value of miR-196a in diabetic nephropathy (DN) remains unknown. We validated the role of urinary miR-196a in the progression of renal injury in a cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Read More
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Molecular Thyroid Research Laboratory, Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) Medical Center, Mainz, Germany.
Context: The Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) strongly contributes to the development of polyglandular autoimmunity (PGA).
Objective: To evaluate the impact of gender on human leukocyte antigen (HLA) association with PGA for the first time.
Design: Cross-sectional immunogenetic study. Read More
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.
Departments of Surgery.
Objective: Ultrasound (US) evaluation of biliary pathology can be influenced by a variety of factors. This study examines the effect of patient specific factors on the accuracy of sonographic evaluation of gallbladder wall thickness (GBW).
Methods: We performed a retrospective review of all patients who underwent cholecystectomy at a single institution from November 2012 to October 2015. Read More
JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.
The Nottingham Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare: a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence.
Review Objective: The objective of this systematic review is to summarize the barriers and facilitators to type 2 diabetes management in the Caribbean region. Read More
Int J Evid Based Healthc 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.
College of Nursing, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, with an additional 86 million living with prediabetes. On inpatient hospital units it is estimated that 50% of admitted patients have diabetes as a primary or secondary diagnosis. Nurse champions have improved outcomes and quality of life for patients across different clinical settings. Read More
Elife 2018 Dec 6;7. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Developmental Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Pathways modulating glucose homeostasis independently of insulin would open new avenues to combat insulin resistance and diabetes. Here, we report the establishment, characterization and use of a vertebrate 'insulin-free' model to identify insulin-independent modulators of glucose metabolism. knockout zebrafish recapitulate core characteristics of diabetes and survive only up to larval stages. Read More
Elife 2018 Dec 6;7. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Divisions of Human Biology and Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Washington, United States.
Interferon (IFN) inhibits HIV replication by inducing antiviral effectors. To comprehensively identify IFN-induced HIV restriction factors, we assembled a CRISPR sgRNA library of Interferon Stimulated Genes (ISGs) into a modified lentiviral vector that allows for packaging of sgRNA-encoding genomes into budding HIV-1 particles. We observed that knockout of Zinc Antiviral Protein (ZAP) improved the performance of the screen due to ZAP-mediated inhibition of the vector. Read More
Ir Med J 2018 08 13;111(7):787. Epub 2018 Aug 13.
Academic Department of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Aim This study aims to describe the perceptions of young adults’, parents of young adults’ and health care professionals’ (HCPs) of the transition process for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes in the West of Ireland. Methods Thematic analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted with the three stakeholder groups was performed. Results Young adults hardly noticed the transition, with many of them seeing it as a physical move, whereas parents were more anxious and felt their involvement was still needed but not accommodated. Read More
Obesity (Silver Spring) 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
Objective: Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are risk factors for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. This study assessed pegbelfermin (BMS-986036), recombinant PEGylated human fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), in patients with obesity and T2DM predisposed to fatty liver.
Methods: In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, patients with T2DM and BMI of 30 to 50 kg/m received subcutaneous pegbelfermin (1, 5, or 20 mg daily or 20 mg weekly; n = 96) or placebo (n = 24) for 12 weeks. Read More
J Diabetes Investig 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.
Diabetes remains a global epidemic problem and a tremendous health challenge especially in Asian population. Dramatic increases in the prevalence of diabetes across different countries or areas in Asia have been reported in recent epidemiological studies. While clinical guidelines have strengthen appropriate anti-hyperglycaemic medications and lifestyle modifications for optimal diabetes management, inadequate glycaemic control still occurs in many patients with an increased risk of developing microvascular and macrovascular complications. Read More
Int J Eat Disord 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Fargo, North Dakota.
Objective: This study examines the course of eating pathology and its associations with change in weight and health-related quality of life following bariatric surgery.
Method: Participants (N = 184) completed the eating disorder examination-bariatric surgery version (EDE-BSV) and the medical outcomes study 36-Item short form health survey (SF-36) prior to and annually following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) for up to 7 years.
Results: The prevalence of ≥ weekly loss of control (LOC) eating, picking/nibbling, and cravings declined post-RYGB and remained lower through 7 years (LOC: 5. Read More
Saudi Med J 2018 Dec;39(12):1213-1217
Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. E-mail.
Objectives: To explore the atherosclerotic changes of the left anterior descending coronary artery (LADCA) in patients with early onset of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Methods: Transthoracic echocardiographic scans were performed on 15 early RA patients and 20 control subjects, free of rheumatological diseases, diabetes mellitus (DM), and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Out of 15 RA patients, 10 were matched for age and gender with control. Read More
Saudi Med J 2018 Dec;39(12):1186-1194
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail.
Objectives: To explore the risk factors, the prevalence rate, and gene types of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria as the causative agents of infection at King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital (KAASH), Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Methods: This was a retrospective study conducted during the period between February 2017 and January 2018. All samples obtained from the KAASH were analyzed. Read More
Anatol J Cardiol 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Cardiology, Koşuyolu Kartal Training and Research Hospital; İstanbul-Turkey.
Curr Aging Sci 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Acute Geriatrics Unit, Monza (MB). Italy.
Introduction: Doege-Potter syndrome (DPS) is a rare but life-threatening paraneoplastic syndrome, characterized by non-islet cell tumor-induced hypoglycemia (NICTH) secondary to a solitary fibrous tumor (SFT), which secretes an incompletely processed form of insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-2).
Results: A 96-year-old woman was admitted with head trauma due to an accidental fall. During her hospital stay she experienced frequent hypoglycemic episodes. Read More
Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Laboratorio de Hígado, Páncreas y Motilidad (HIPAM) - Unidad de Investigación en Medicina Experimental, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM. Mexico.
Background: Natural killer cells (NKC) are a major component of innate immune response to HCV, mediating their effects through TRAIL and IFN-γ. However, their function is diminished in chronic HCV patients (HCVp). Prolactin is an immunomodulatory hormone capable of activating NKC. Read More
J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Dec;6(12):e004218
Circ Genom Precis Med 2018 Jun;11(6):e000047
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
J Diabetes Investig 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Center Hospital, National Center for Global Health and Medicine.
We compared the glucagon responses to arginine stimulation in five patients with fulminant type 1 diabetes and five age- and diabetes duration-matched acute-onset type 1 diabetes, and the curves of the glucagon responses were similar. In our study, we measured the glucagon levels by not only radioimmunoassay, but also novel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Read More