Diagnosis and treatment of lipodystrophy: a step-by-step approach

ConclusionsHere, we describe the clinical presentation of known types of lipodystrophy, present an algorithm for differential diagnosis of lipodystrophy, and suggest specific steps to recognize and diagnose lipodystrophy in the clinical setting.
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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Abstract OBJECTIVE: to grasp the perspective of nurses on health education in the process of caring for people with Diabetes Mellitus in Primary Care. METHOD: a descriptive study of a qualitative nature carried out with 13 nurses from the Family Health Strategy in Southern Brazil. The data were collected in November and December of 2017, through recorded interviews, which were submitted to content analysis, thematic modality. RESULTS: three categories emerged, which show from the perspective of nurses, the influence of structural and assistance characteristics in the development of educational actions; o...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research
Conclusions: This single-center study showed that the proportion and composition of NDRD differ among different age groups. Consistent with pathological features, some clinical indices such as hematuria and proteinuria showed different features among different age groups. PMID: 30539908 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Chinese Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Chin Med J (Engl) Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our findings indicated that the prognostic factors differed between postsurgical gastric cancer patients with “O+” and “O-” blood types.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
In conclusion, autophagy facilitates the HCC survival in chemotherapeutic drug treatment by maintaining the homeostasis in the ER indicating the regulatory role of autophagy in ER stress contributes to IR-mediated chemoresistance in hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Collectively, these data implied inhibition of autophagy is a potential treatment of inherent IR-mediated chemoresistance in HCC.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
In this study, whether ANGPTL2 can detect early pancreatic cancer was evaluated. It was found that the concentration of serum ANGPTL2 was significantly higher in pancreatic cancer patients and tumor stage 0-I patients than in healthy individuals (5.84 ± 1.82 ng/mL vs 3.61 ± 0.64 ng/mL; P
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
To study the pregnancy outcomes in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and to relate these to maternal risk factors.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Full length article Source Type: research
Conclusion: We can conclude that alkaline phosphatase can be used as a key inflammatory diagnostic biomarker in periodontal diseases.
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractAdults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) often receive self-management support from adult children, siblings or close friends residing outside of their home. However, the role of out-of-home support in patients ’ self-management and well-being is unclear. Patients (N = 313) with HbA1c >  7.5% were recruited from community primary care clinics for a mobile health intervention trial and identified an out-of-home informal support person, herein called a CarePartner; 38% also had an in-home supporter. We tested cross-sectional adjusted associations between CarePartner relationshi...
Source: Journal of Behavioral Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
The aging process has functional consequences for older persons, such as degenerative processes of the pancreas resulting in diabetes mellitus. The increasing age of the population will eventually lead to incr...
Source: BMC Geriatrics - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusions: Using CSII in T1D leads to a significant increase of SMM in both sexes to a decrease of VFA in men and to a non-significant decrease of VFA in women. Changes in adipose tissue and SMM were also related to increased physical activity and to decreased GV.Obes Facts 2018;11:454 –464
Source: Obesity Facts - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
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