Knowledge, awareness and perceptions of diabetes mellitus among the Saudi population.

Conclusion: A significant lack of knowledge about DM in Saudi society was identified. Social media and educational curriculum can improve knowledge and awareness of DM. PMID: 32253916 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Comp Eff Res Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Better staff training focused on care bundles preventing infections, better medical training focused on less efforts for CVC insertion, and the use of Ultrasounds during the CVC insertion may be the main factors that can lead to lower CLABSI rates in obese patients. Further research relating CLABSI rates in ICU patients and obesity is needed. PMID: 32468303 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
Authors: Pan H, Su Y, Xie Y, Wang W, Qiu W, Chen W, Lu W, Lu Z, Wang W, Shang A Abstract In the present study, a novel single domain antibody (sdAb) fusion protein, named everestmab, composing of a mutated GLP-1(A8G) fused to the tandem bispecific humanized GLP-1R-targeting and albumin-binding nanobodies was designed and characterized for the therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) measurements demonstrated everestmab associates with serum albumins of rat and monkey species with high affinity, and tends to be cross-reactive with rat and monkey species. In vitro GLP-1R binding ...
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
Conclusion: Women with lower ovarian reserve do not experience different over time trends of adiposity and glucose metabolism parameters during their reproductive life span.
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
Objective: To determine the relationship of metabolic weight categories with incident diabetes mellitus (DM) in postmenopausal women. Methods: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) enrolled 161,808 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years. We included those with cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers and free of CVD and prevalent DM (n = 17,043) at baseline. Normal weight was defined as a body mass index (BMI) ≥18.5 and
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
This review is an overview, over the period 2009 –2019, of the most frequently reported adulterants in dietary supplements for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, obesity/overweight, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension and the analytical methods used for their detection. AbstractAt present, there is a growing trend toward the intentional adulteration of dietary supplements (DS) with synthetic pharmaceuticals, which represents an alarming emerging risk to consumers and a serious problem for regulatory agencies. An amazing array of synthetic drugs and their analogues have been reported as adulterants in DS. Mainly, ...
Source: Drug Testing and Analysis - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: REVIEW Source Type: research
ConclusionInsulin secretion impairment and insulin resistance play pathogenic roles for glucose intolerance in aldosterone ‐producing adenoma and idiopathic hyperaldosteronism, respectively. In addition, primary aldosteronism treatments can ameliorate glucose intolerance more effectively in patients without obesity and/or central obesity.
Source: Journal of Diabetes Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Altogether our results suggest that horsetail extract might have potential in ameliorating manifested cardiomyopathy acting on SIRT1.
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
This article discusses the potential mechanisms by which SARS-CoV-2 modulates the RAS and energy metabolism in individuals with obesity and diabetes mellitus. The article aims to highlight the appropriate strategies for combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the clinical setting and emphasize on the areas that require further investigation in relation to COVID-19 infections in patients with obesity and diabetes mellitus, from the viewpoint of endocrinology and metabolism. PMID: 32469255 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Physiology Authors: Tags: Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a condition characterized by the co-occurrence of metabolic risk factors for both type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) [1,2]. It includes various combinations of abdominal obesity, elevated fasting plasma glucose (FPG), atherogenic dyslipidemia with elevated triglyceride levels, low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels, and elevated blood pressure (BP) [3]. The modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) definition is one of the most widely used criteria for MetS [4], because it uses available clinical variabl...
Source: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
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