Sirenomelia with VACTERL association-a rare anomaly
Sirenomelia is a rare congenital disorder with complete or partial fusion of lower limbs. The incidence of Sirenomelia is reported to vary from 0.01 –0.16/10,000 live births with male to female ratio of 3:1.1 Risk factors include maternal gestational diabetes mellitus, tobacco use, and retinoic acid and heavy metal exposure. Sirenomelia is usually incompatible with life due to associated visceral anomalies. Here, we report a rare case of Siren omelia with multiple associated anomalies in the VACTERL spectrum which suggest a link in the pathogenesis between the two conditions.
In this study, the trends of risk factors and macrovascular complications were examined in patients with DM in Taiwan.MethodsHealth care information and International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision diagnostic codes were retrieved from the Taiwan Bureau of National Health Insurance claims files between 2005 and 2014. Using these data, the number of cases and annual prevalence of diabetic macrovascular complications in individuals with DM were stratified by age and sex.ResultsThe prevalence of DM with either stroke or cardiovascular disease (CVD) showed a decreasing trend in enrolled patients with DM (p for trend
Publication date: October 2019Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 43, Issue 7, SupplementAuthor(s): Alexandra Pouliot, Riham Elmabhoubi, Catherine Adam
Publication date: October 2019Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 43, Issue 7, SupplementAuthor(s): Harpreet Kaur Khangura, Wasem Alsabbagh
Publication date: October 2019Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 43, Issue 7, SupplementAuthor(s): Khushpreet Kaur Saini, Saima Manzoor
Publication date: October 2019Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 43, Issue 7, SupplementAuthor(s): Khushpreet Kaur Saini, Saima Manzoor, Anvitha Ankireddypalli, Sunil Sapru
ConclusionsComparisons of CABG characteristics and outcomes were conducted between the STS National Database and JCVSD to illustrate the value of international collaboration off adult cardiac surgery databases.
Authors: Yang X Abstract Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a serious complication of diabetes mellitus whose expand process is linked with the fibrosis, renal hypertrophy and inflammation. The current study was to formulate and optimize the nano-formulation of crocetin (CT-PLGA-NPs) against Streptozotocin-induced renal nephropathy in rats. Double emulsion evaporation technique was used for the preparation of CT-PLGA-NPs. CT-PLGA-NPs were scrutinized for polydispersity index, size, gastric stability, entrapment, drug-loading capacity and in-vitro drug release and in vivo preclinical study. Single intraperitoneal injectio...
ConclusionsMore frequent and regular primary care provider encounters are associated with an increased likelihood of non-insulin diabetes medication adherence. These findings contribute to data needed to establish evidence-based guidelines for primary care provider encounter cadence for those newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
ConclusionGroup B streptococcal infection might become invasive in immunocompromised patients, so careful follow-up for those patients is important.