Is Anti-VEGF Monotherapy Best for Diabetic Macular Edema? Is Anti-VEGF Monotherapy Best for Diabetic Macular Edema?
One of the predictors of visual improvement in patients with diabetic macular edema is ranibizumab monotherapy, an analysis of the RESTORE data shows, but not everyone agrees with the findings.Medscape Medical News
The objective of the study was to investigate the antidiabetic and antioxidant effects of Foeniculum vulgare in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat. METHODS: The effects of the leaves aqueous extract (LAE) of Foeniculum vulgare (F. vulgare) at a dose of 10 mg/kg on blood glucose levels were evaluated in normal and streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. Histopathological changes were also evaluated in liver in STZ-induced rats. RESULTS: Single oral administration of F. vulgare LAE reduced blood glucose levels 6 h after administration in STZ diabetic rats (p
Authors: Jin, Tian J, Bao Q, Zhang H, Ding Q, Lian F, Xiao-Lin T Abstract Introduction: In the present meta-analysis, we aimed to determine the effects of adjuvant treatment with Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) on antidiabetic agents having additional benefits in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: Randomized controlled trials were identified by searching the Cochrane Library, PUBMED, EMBASE, MEDLINE, the China National Knowledge Internet, Web of Science, Global Health, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts and the China biology medicine, Wanfang, and VIP databases. The intervention group received CHM as add...
ConclusionsThe nomogram can facilitate the early and accurate prediction of EBI in patients with MBO who underwent PTBS. Patients with high risk (> 0.25) should be administered more effective prophylactic antibiotics and undergo closer monitoring.
In this study, predictors of LOS were identified using a survival model that considered age as a continuous variable, separate comorbidities, and the discharge destination. Our findings are consistent with earlier reports and confirm the strong associations linking LOS to diabetes, day of surgery, and discharge destination in France. We also identified predictors of discharge to rehabilitation and of readmission within 30 days.Level of evidenceIV, retrospective observational cohort study.
La Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos controla los medidores de glucosa y las tiras reactivas. Lea esta información de seguridad de la FDA, incluyendo los consejos en cuanto a por qué no debe comprar ni vender tiras reactivas de segunda mano.
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: IDCasesAuthor(s): Kosuke Hoashi, Sohei Harada, Yoshikazu Ishii, Kotaro Aoki, Shin Ishikawa, Yusuke Oshiro, Takashi ShinzatoAbstractHypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae has been associated with community-acquired liver abscesses in relatively healthy subjects since the 1990s, occasionally accompanied by disseminated disease. While isolates of capsular genotype K1 belonging to sequence type (ST) 23 have been the most prominent causative pathogen of this syndrome, other virulent clones have been implicated sporadically in recent years.A 68-year-old woman with diabetes in O...
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Wei Jiang, Tangli Xiao, Wenhao Han, Jiachuan Xiong, Ting He, Yong Liu, Yinghui Huang, Ke Yang, Xianjin Bi, Xinli Xu, Yanlin Yu, Yan Li, Jun Gu, Jingbo Zhang, Yunjian Huang, Bo Zhang, Jinghong ZhaoAbstractDiabetic nephropathy (DN) is a progressive disease, the main pathogeny of which is podocyte injury. As a calcium-dependent serine/threonine protein kinase involved in podocyte injury, protein kinase C isoform α (PKCα) was reported to regulate the phosphorylation of p66SHC. However, the role of PKCα/p66SHC...
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