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  • This paper examines the effects of autonomic impairment on daily lives of the patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) diagnosis. Autonomic impairment, which is caused by the damage done to neurons, sensory receptors, synapses and blood vessels, may include for example response of the blood vessels to heat, sweating, heat transfer, whole body heating and many other physical condition...

  • Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) are known to be highly susceptible to infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB).

    In this study, three groups consisting of 200 patients each [Tuberculosis patients (TB), diabetic patients, and diabetic patients with TB] were examined to assess the risk factors for TB as well as the impact of DM on the outcome of TB treatment. Results showed...

  • With regards to currently performed trials for prevention and preclinical novel therapies this paper reviews prediction of Type 1 diabetes. The findings show that in animal models total prevention of diabetes can be achieved. Also, the loss of insulin secretion can be achieved in man by using some of the immunologic therapies effective in animal models. None of the therapies, however, have...

  • Based on pre-admission Hemoglobin A1C (A1C), patients with a diabetes diagnosis, previous hospitalization and documented A1C were treated in order to evaluate treatment patterns associated with diabetes medication regimen changes. Both pre and post-hospitalization levels of treatment regimens were assessed. Patients were then divided to groups showing progression, reduction or no...

  • A total of 71 patients (51 females) were studied to determine the change in the hepatic insulin resistance index (HIRI) after metformin treatment. The patients were divided to 2 groups, one which received metformin treatment and the other which did not. The metformine treated group showed significant decrease in HIRI while control group’s HIRI levels did not increase substantially....

  • Following article reports on the case of a 53-year old type 2 diabetic woman experiencing issues with distal digital ischaemia of her toes and fingers. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 13 years before this examination, and having been subsequently treated with metformin, metformin with glibenaclamide and finally by insulin, the glycaemia levels still remained uncontrolled (HbA1C 11%)....