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Authors: Chen W, Li P, Wang G, Chen Y, Wang B, Chen M Abstract OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ipragliflozin as add-on therapy to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS: Systematic literature searches were performed in several databases across PubMed, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Embase, Medline,, PsycINFO, and Web of Science from inception to 12 March 2019. After the extraction of data from eligible studies, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were assessed for quality and analyzed statistically. Standardize...
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Authors: López-Jaramillo P, Nieto-Martínez RE, Aure-Fariñez G, Mendivil CO, Lahsen RA, Silva-Filho RL, Andreotti LA, Manrique ME, Pasquel-Andrade MA, Rangel I, Vidrio M, Castañeda R, Restrepo M, Pinto ME Abstract To understand the status of prediabetes diagnosis and treatment in Latin America and to evaluate the use of metformin for diabetes prevention in this context. A panel of 15 diabetes experts from seven countries in Latin America met on 14 - 15 August 2014 in Lima, Peru, to review the available literature, discuss the role of prediabetes in type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascu...
Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Panam Salud Publica Source Type: research
Publication date: 17–23 August 2019Source: The Lancet, Volume 394, Issue 10198Author(s): Thomas A Zelniker, Stephen D Wiviott, Itamar Raz, Marc S Sabatine
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: 17–23 August 2019Source: The Lancet, Volume 394, Issue 10198Author(s): Timo E Strandberg, Mirko Petrovic, Athanase Benetos
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
DiscussionThe present study will investigate the probable cellular pathways for the anti-obesity effects ofN. sativa in overweight/obese women.Trial registrationIranian Registry of Clinical Trials,IRCT20180528039884N1. Registered on 2nd of July, 2018.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study assessed the effect of residual pain, age, sex, diabetes, hypertension, and depression on changes and status at one-year following arthroplasty with respect to shoulder function and overall physical and mental health status. Methods: A retrospective analysis of a prospective cohort of 140 patients tested preoperatively and one-year following shoulder arthroplasty was conducted at our tertiary hospital. Pearson's correlations and multiple regression analysis were performed to test the impact of predictors on shoulder pain and function assessed using the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ASES) questionnaire...
Source: Iowa orthopaedic journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Iowa Orthop J Source Type: research
Authors: Shah AS, Kalish LA, Bae DS, Peljovich AE, Cornwall R, Bauer AS, Waters PM, Treatment and Outcomes of Brachial Plexus Injuries (TOBI) Study Group Abstract Background: Microsurgical reconstruction is indicated for infants with brachial plexus birth palsy (BPBP) that demonstrate limited spontaneous neurological recovery. This investigation defines the demographic, perinatal, and physical examination characteristics leading to microsurgical reconstruction. Methods: Infants enrolled in a prospective multicenter investigation of BPBP were evaluated. Microsurgery was performed at the discretion of the treatin...
Source: Iowa orthopaedic journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Iowa Orthop J Source Type: research
Authors: Levine B, Caccavallo P, Springer B, Meneghini RM Abstract In the current healthcare environment, the postoperative treatment of patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is critical to successful outcomes, patient satisfaction, and controlling costs. Preemptive analgesia and the avoidance of excessive narcotics may help improve the outcomes and satisfaction of patients who undergo TKA because it allows for a more rapid rehabilitation program and reduces overall pain. Various techniques can be used to minimize the postoperative pain routinely observed in these patients. In addition, appropriate pos...
Source: Instructional Course Lectures - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Instr Course Lect Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Prevalence of select lifestyle risk behaviors exceeds 50% in adults with stroke but is higher in adults with diabetes compared with adults without diabetes. Effective interventions, community programs, and healthcare policy are needed to promote lifestyle management in adults with stroke, particularly among those with diabetes. PMID: 31415289 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Health Physics - Category: Physics Authors: Tags: Am J Phys Med Rehabil Source Type: research
According to a recent study, most patients who receive opioids after undergoing routine cervical endocrine surgery do not take them.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
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