Re: Is Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Associated with Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms?

W. J. Bang, J. Y. Lee, K. C. Koo, Y. S. Hah, D. H. Lee and K. S. Cho
Source: The Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urological Survey Source Type: research

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Authors: Laine MK, Kautiainen H, Gissler M, Pennanen P, Eriksson JG Abstract There is a lack of data about the influence of sunshine hours on the prevalence for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the prevalence of GDM varied according to hours of daily sunshine during the first trimester. The study cohort (N = 6189) consists of all primiparous women with a Finnish background who delivered between 2009 and 2015 living in Vantaa city, Finland. Data on births and maternal characteristics were obtained from National Health Registers. Data on sunshine hours were obtained f...
Source: International Journal of Circumpolar Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int J Circumpolar Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Trends in Food Science &TechnologyAuthor(s): Elisangela Aparecida Nazario Franco, Ana Sanches-Silva, Regiane Ribeiro-Santos, Nathália Ramos de MeloAbstractBackgroundFiber intake has been associated with a lower risk of developing various chronic diseases such as metabolic diseases (e.g. obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia). In this line, psyllium presents a high content of soluble fiber, associated with health benefits.Scope and approachThe aim of this review is to evaluate the scientific evidence of psyllium health benefits. The nutritional properties of ps...
Source: Trends in Food Science and Technology - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Despite differences between adults with SCI and adults with CVD in several demographic and health-related measures, the overall similarity in PARs for SCI and CVD suggests potential benefits from using effective CVD interventions to address SCI. PMID: 31835014 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Public Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Rep Source Type: research
We describe various retinal image datasets that can be used for deep learning purposes. Applications of deep learning for segmentation of optic disk, optic cup, blood vessels as well as detection of lesions are reviewed. Recent deep learning models for classification of diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy are also discussed. Important critical insights and future research directions are given.
Source: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine - Category: Bioinformatics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Christian Viezzer, Rafael Mazzuca, Denise Cantarelli Machado, Maria Madalena de Camargo Forte, José Luis Gómez RibellesAbstractFoot ulcers, a common complication of diabetes, can cause physical incapacity and are derived from several factors, including poor wound healing. New therapeutic strategies are needed to minimize this complication for the sake of patients’ health. We therefore developed a new chitosan- polyurethane hydrogel membrane (HPUC) and the test results confirmed that HPUC present low cytotoxicity a...
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
This study is shown that the pH value is an important parameter for binding and the signal received is increased as the concentration increases. Even at low concentrations like 10 μg/mL, signal can be received and it implies that more accurate measurement can be made at clinical concentration values which are higher. In artificial plasma studies, different sensograms are obtained for human serum albumin, immunoglobulin G, and hemoglobin molecules which all could bind to modified chip and the selectivity to the molecules are distinctively differentiated in comparison with HbA1c.
Source: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: T2DM mice exhibited the early phase of diabetic bladder dysfunction (DBD) characterized by OAB and bladder dysfunction. SQW can improve the bladder storage and micturition of DBD mice by mediating the protein and gene expression levels of myosin Va and SLC17A9 in the bladder, instead of improving the blood glucose level.
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Tanik N, Tanik S, Albayrak S, Zengin K, Inan LE, Caglayan EK, Celikbilek A, Kirboga K, Gurdal M Abstract PURPOSE: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder that often leads to complications. We aimed to correlate two complications of DM, polyneuropathy and hyperactive bladder syndrome, using noninvasive measures, such as screening tests. METHODS: We included 80 female and 40 male type 2 diabetic patients in this prospective study. Diabetic polyneuropathy evaluations were conducted using the Douleur Neuropathique 4 Questions (DN4), and overactive bladder (OAB) evaluations were performed usi...
Source: International Neurourology Journal - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Int Neurourol J Source Type: research
Conclusions The presence of nocturia was associated with erectile dysfunction, systemic vascular events, higher mortality, and indicated poor health in male with type 2 diabetic mellitus.
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
ObjectivesTo explore whether serum and urinary advanced glycation end‐products (AGEs) are related to urinary symptoms and bladder dysfunctions in diabetic patients. MethodsForty‐seven patients with type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) were enrolled. LUTS evaluation was performed by IPSS (International Prostatic Symptoms Score), QoL (quality of life), OAB (overactive bladder). ICI‐SF (International Consultation on Incontinence – short form) quaestionneires; ultrasound examination, evaluation of postvoid residual (PVR), uroflowmetry, cystometry with pressure‐flow stu...
Source: LUTS: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
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