The effect of the Lenten fast on diabetes control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Dina Ali Ahmed, Lobna Farag El-Toony, Omer Mohammed Herdan, Amal Mohammed Abd El-AllAbstractBackgroundEgyptian Christians account for about 10%–15% of the population; the largest absolute number in the Middle East and North Africa. The Lent period is one of the three principal fasting periods which is less documented in the scientific literature.ObjectivesTo evaluate the effect of Lenten fasting on anthropometric measures, biochemical and glycemic parameters in Christia...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome and its components are related to a higher risk for albuminuria and proteinuria: Evidence from a meta-analysis on 10,603,067 subjects from 57 studies
ConclusionMetS and its components are potential risk factors for albuminuria and proteinuria. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Meta-analysis for assessing the healing process of ulcers among diabetic patients: Cases of HbA1c, lipid, S. Creatinine, Adiponectin, Cat D, HSP70, HSP47, 25-hydroxy vitamin D
ConclusionThe study concluded that insignificant predictors should be assessed more comprehensively to reveal its efficacy on healing of ulcers with different grades. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Gwalior region of Central India: A comparative study using NCEP ATP III, IDF and Harmonized criteria
ConclusionsMaximum prevalence of MetS was recorded when the Harmonized criteria was followed. A good agreement was observed between Harmonized vs. IDF criteria. MetS if detected early especially in apparently healthy subjects; paves way for preventive measures to be designed in order to avert the incidence of diabetes and other risks related to cardio vascular disease. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Efficacy of comprehensive ozone therapy in diabetic foot ulcer healing
ConclusionOur study results support the efficacy of ozone therapy especially in its comprehensive use in DFU healing and reduction in the chances of infection and amputation. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Predictive value of non-HDL cholesterol for cardiovascular disease in a population in far western Algeria with type 2 diabetes
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Youssouf Kachekouche, Majda Dali-Sahi, Rachid Bendaoud, Nouria Dennouni-Medjati, Meziane AbderahimAbstractsBackgroundNon high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people with type 2 diabetes. The aim of our study is to estimate the relative multivariate risk of non-HDL-C in the occurrence of CVD in a population in the extreme western Algeria with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).MethodsOur study was carried out in wes...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Prediabetes and gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms; a cross-sectional study
ConclusionsGastrointestinal symptoms were seen in prediabetics higher than healthy persons. So, prediabetes can not be considered an entirely benign and asymptomatic condition. Lifestyle interventions maybe necessary at this state. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Inflammatory markers and control of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Hanan Elimam, Azza M. Abdulla, Inas Mohamed TahaAbstractBackgroundSubclinical inflammation and presence of almost all indicators of systemic inflammation are found in type 2 diabetic patients. Such a systemic and subclinical inflammatory process can be characterized by elevated circulating levels of inflammatory markers.AimTo study the state of subclinical inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and establish a correlation between glycemic control and inflammat...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Iran: A meta-analysis of 69 studies
ConclusionsApproximately one-third of Iranian adults have metabolic syndrome which varied by regions, age and gender. Then, appropriate intervention based on behavioral patterns of inhabitants and local conditions may help to reduce the burden of disease. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Association between physical activity and diabetic complications among Bangladeshi type 2 diabetic patients
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Mohammad Sadaat Bukht, Kazi Rumana Ahmed, Sahadat Hossain, Parisha Masud, Shuhana Sultana, Rasheda KhanamAbstractBackgroundThe aim of the study was to assess the association of physical activity (PA) with the presence of diabetes related complications among Bangladeshi type 2 diabetic subjects.MethodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted in the Out Patient Department (OPD) of BIRDEM, Bangladesh. A group of 977 subjects were randomly selected and followed up. Diabetes was d...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Mobile care teams improve metabolic control for adults with Type II diabetes in the Southern West Bank, Palestine
ConclusionThe DCCM-based intervention leads to improved glycemic control parameters indicative of diabetes control. Clinically significant change was observed in treatment group only. Integrative diabetes care appears especially well suited for fragmented healthcare systems with limited resources. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

The association between serum irisin levels and cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients
ConclusionSerum irisin levels were lower in the diabetic patients with cardiovascular complication compared with the uncomplicated diabetic patients. Therefore, additional larger scale studies are needed to determine the role of irisin in monitoring CAD in diabetic patients. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Differential performance of surrogate indices of fasting insulin resistance in low-birthweight and normal-birth weight cohorts: Observations from Hyperinsulinaemic-Euglycaemic clamp studies in young, Asian Indian males
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Riddhi Dasgupta, Shajith Anoop, Padmanaban Venkatesan, Mercy Inbakumari, Geethanjali Finney, Nihal ThomasAbstractAimTo evaluate the predictive accuracy of surrogate measures of fasting insulin resistance/sensitivity like the Homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance (HOMA –IR), Fasting glucose/insulin ratio (FG-IR), Quantitative insulin sensitivity check index (QUICKI), and the 20/fasting C peptide x fasting plasma glucose [20/(FCP × FPG)] index in c...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome components and prostatic hyperplasia among diabetic and non-diabetic men in the Eastern DR Congo: A cross-sectional study
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): L.E. Mubenga, D. Gruson, M.P. Hermans, E. Bwenge, B. Tombal (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Diabetic nephropathy: An update on pathogenesis and drug development
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Vikram Rao A/L B Vasanth Rao, Sean Hong Tan, Mayuren Candasamy, Subrat Kumar BhattamisraAbstractDiabetic nephropathy (DN) is a major cause of end-stage renal disease and affects a large number of individuals with diabetes. However, the development of specific treatments for DN has not yet been identified. Hence, this review is concisely designed to understand the molecular pathways leading to DN in order to develop suitable therapeutic strategies.Extensive literature search h...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

A multicentre study evaluating the risk and prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus
ConclusionsThe prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in this paediatric population was 11%. Early age at diagnosis and poor metabolic control are independent risk factors for diabetic retinopathy. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Dyslipidaemia as a risk factor for erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients
ConclusionDyslipidaemia was associated with increased ED risk among T2DM. Abnormal lipoprotein level particularly were found to pose greater risk. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Plasma endoglin in Type2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
ConclusionPlasma level of soluble Endoglin is markedly increase prior to alteration in endothelial function, and increases to lesser extent with the developing of diabetic nephropathy which indicated disease progression and development of vascular abnormalities. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Higher levels of thioredoxin interacting protein (TXNIP) in patients with prediabetes compared to obese normoglycemic subjects
ConclusionsThe levels of TXNIP are higher in patients with prediabetes compared to normoglycemic controls as they increase gradually from NGT trough IFG/IGT only to IFG + IGT. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Hypertriglyceridaemic waist is associated with hyperuricaemia and metabolic syndrome in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Oscar Zaragoza-García, José Eduardo Navarro-Zarza, Joyarib Y. Maldonado-Anicacio, Natividad Castro-Alarcón, Isela Parra Rojas, Iris Paola Guzmán-GuzmánAbstractBackground/Aim: The hypertriglyceridaemic waist (HTGW) phenotype has been described and suggested in general population as a cardiovascular risk marker. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the HTGW phenotype as a marker related to HUC and MetS in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Mate...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

The morphofunctional features of platelets against the background of metabolic syndrome in patients with generalized marginal periodontitis
Conclusion: The presented data provide strong evidence for changes in the morphofunctional state of peripheral blood platelets in patients with generalized marginal periodontitis of mild and moderate degree against the background of metabolic syndrome. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Bioimpedance analysis with a novel predictive equation - A reliable technique to estimate fat free mass in birth weight based cohorts of Asian Indian males
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Riddhi Dasgupta, Shajith Anoop, Prasanna Samuel, Mathews E. Kurian, Mercy Inbakumari, Geethanjali Finney, Nihal ThomasAbstractAimTo validate bioimpedance based predictive equations for fat free mass (FFM) against DEXA and to derive a novel birth weight based predictive equation for FFM in a birth weight based cohort of healthy Asian Indian men.MethodologyWhole body composition was done using DEXA and bioimpedance in 117 young Asian Indian men, born of normal birth weight (n...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - December 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

High fasting C-peptide levels and insulin resistance in non-lean & non-obese (BMI >19 to < 25 kg/m2) Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes are independently associated with high intra-abdominal fat and liver span
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Shajith Anoop, Anoop Misra, Surya Prakash Bhatt, Seema Gulati, Harsh MahajanAbstractBackground and objectivesWe aimed to compare C-peptide levels & measures of insulin resistance in non-lean & non-obese Asian Indian patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) vs. non-lean, non-diabetic controls and to correlate with anthropometric measures, volumes of abdominal adipose tissue depots, pancreas, & liver span.MethodsNon-lean, non-obese (BMI>19 and 
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

High rates of atherogenic dyslipidemia, β-cell function loss, and microangiopathy among Turkish migrants with T2DM
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Michel P. Hermans, Sylvie A. Ahn, Shaukat Sadikot, Michel F. RousseauAbstractAimsNon-Caucasian migrants require dedicated approaches in diabetes management due to specific genetic; socio-cultural; demographic and anthropological determinants. Documenting such phenotypes allows for better understanding unmet needs and management priorities.MethodsThis age- and sex-adjusted case-control (1:6 ratio) study compared 56 T2DM Turkish migrants (70% males) resident in Belgium [Tu] wit...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Comparing the ability of anthropometric indicators in determining the prevalence of hypertension among Indian tribes
ConclusionIn the context of the highly prevalent chronic undernutrition, internal fat deposition is a major classifying factor of physiological and metabolic intolerance. It also indicates the increasing trend in lifestyle changes and the associated adversities among the Indian tribes. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Genetic confirmation of T2DM meta-analysis variants studied in gestational diabetes mellitus in an Indian population
In this study, 137 pregnant women with GDM and 150 pregnant women were selected on the basis of their serum glucose levels. The six single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of different genes studied had known involvement in pancreatic β-cell function, particular pathways linked to T2DM, and other biological functions. Genomic DNA was isolated from the 287 women for polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism analyses.ResultsThe rs7903146, rs13266634, rs2283228, rs5210 and rs179881 SNPs were found to be positively associated with GDM when calculated for genotype and allele frequencies (p 
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

The prevalence of macro and microvascular complications of DM among patients in Ethiopia 1990–2017: Article review
ConclusionThe burden of DM and its microvascular and macrovascular complications have been increasing among diabetic patients in Ethiopia. The increased duration of the diseases, lower socio economic level, existence of other complications, old age attributed the diabetic complications. Therefore, close monitoring and follow up of diabetic patients is necessary to reduce the incidence and prevalence of diabetic complications among the patients. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Topic platelet gel application in chronic diabetic foot ulcers
ConclusionPlatelet gel is an effective therapeutic alternative, provided compliance and effective metabolic control are ensured. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Comparison of anthropometric, cardiovascular, autonomic, baroreflex sensitivity, aerobic fitness, inflammatory markers and oxidative stress parameters between first degree relatives of diabetes and controls
ConclusionHigher body fat percentage, with insulin resistance, deranged cardiac autonomic function, higher oxidative stress and inflammation, lower adiponectin and nitric oxide levels places FDRD at higher cardiovascular risk and necessitates early lifestyle modification/intervention. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Resolvin D1 impacts on insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and healthy women
ConclusionPCOS is associated with insulin resistance. We showed that omega-3 PUFAs can increase the synthesis of resolvin D1. Resolvin D1 is involved in insulin sensitivity by affecting insulin signaling and inflammatory pathways. Therefore, it can be a contributing factor in reducing insulin resistance in PCOS patients. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Why are so huge differences reported in the occurrence rate of skin lipohypertrophy? Does it depend on method defects or on lack of interest?
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): S. Gentile, F. Strollo, G. Guarino, C. Brancario, M. Corigliano, G. Cozzolino, M.R. Improta, A. Fasolino, C. Lamberti, M. Lapice, C. Martino, D. Oliva, A. Raffaele, A. Selleri, R. Simonetti, A. Stile, A. Vecchiato, A. Vetrano, P. Volpe, G. CaputoAbstractLipohypertophy (LH) is the most common skin complication of incorrect injection technique which does not only represent an aesthetic defect but also severely disrupts insulin pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. As a consequence...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Relation between plasma Apelin level and peripheral neuropathy in Type 2 diabetic patients
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Salwa Seddik Hosny, Merhan Samy Nasr, Rana Hashem Ibrahim, Zainb YousryHelalAbstractBackgroundPeripheral neuropathy is one of the most common complications of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, Long standing peripheral neuropathic pain associated with peripheral neuropathy occurs in one of six diabetic subjects, Apelin is a peptide secreted from adipocytes that seems to be beneficial in early detection of diabetic neuropathy, Itisnotedthatitincreasesindiabeticpatients and more ...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Cross-sectional correlates of oxidative stress and inflammation with glucose intolerance in prediabetes
ConclusionIn conclusion, markers of oxidative stress and inflammation should be taken into consideration while evaluating the risk for CVD in prediabetes since these markers were well correlated with glucose intolerance in prediabetic subjects. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Nephrotic range proteinuria; does it predict lung involvement in patients with type 2 diabetes
ConclusionsWe concluded that diabetes mellitus causes a significant impairment in pulmonary function test. This impairment is significantly related with proteinuria. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Autoimmune thyroiditis in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: A long-term follow-up study
ConclusionsThere was a slightly higher prevalence of autoimmune thyroiditis among our patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Also, female sex was predominant, when compared to male sex, among the adult participants of this study. Therefore, regular screening of thyroid function and thyroid autoantibodies may be suggested for all patients with type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Glycemic and lipids control in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular or renal diseases across all the government health sectors in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Publication date: January–February 2019Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 1Author(s): Fauzia Rashid, Elamin Abdelgadir, Maryam Alsaeed, Budoor Alemadi, Azza Khalifa, Muhammad H. Farooqi, Fatheya Alawadi, Alaaeldin BashierAbstractThe guidelines suggest setting the glycemic and lipid targets according to the stage of the disease and other co -existing complications in the patients with diabetes.AimsWe aimed to evaluate the HbA1c and lipids level in patients with high risk diabetes from 2012–2016, attending different level of care in Dubai health authority....
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome impact on pulmonary function of women
ConclusionsWC and PA were considered the parameters most related to MetS by principals components analysis. The diagnosis of MetS presented an inverse relation with the spirometrics parameters. Elevation of BP and WC were the predictors of the CFV% reduction. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

High waist-to-hip ratio levels are associated with insulin resistance markers in normal-weight women
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2018Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & ReviewsAuthor(s): Vicente A. Benites-Zapata, Carlos J. Toro-Huamanchumo, Diego Urrunaga-Pastor, Mirella Guarnizo-Poma, Herbert Lazaro-Alcantara, Socorro Paico-Palacios, Betzi Pantoja-Torres, Vitalia del Carmen Ranilla-Seguin, Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome Research GroupAbstractAimTo assess the association between high waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) levels and insulin resistance (IR) or hyperinsulinemia after oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in a sample of normal-weight women.MethodsWe conducted an a...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Assessing urinary levels of IL-18, NGAL and albumin creatinine ratio in patients with diabetic nephropathy
ConclusionWe conclude that the urinary ACR is a more accurate individual biomarker of DN when compared to both NGAL and IL-18.Graphical abstractThree study groups of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients according to their albumin/creatinine ratio. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Serum vitamin E as a significant prognostic factor in patients with dyslipidemia disorders
ConclusionWe found that vitamin E profile was significantly lower in the dyslipidemia subjects. It is generally suggested that vitamin E monitoring might be used as a useful prognostic and therapeutic agent in dyslipidemia disorder. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Assessment of iodine supplementation program on thyroid function in Sudan
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2018Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & ReviewsAuthor(s): Nagi I. Ali, Sami N.A. Elgak, Yousif Mohamed Y. AbdallahAbstractThe aim of this Study is to investigate whether the Iodine Supplementation Programme is successful or not. This Programme was implemented in Nyala to treat the Iodine deficiency. In this Study Nyala was selected to act as (a study area), due to the history of Iodine deficiency of this region, while Khartoum was selected to act as (a control area). 2000 samples were collected from Khartoum versus 450 samples from Nyala. Thyroxi...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Severe and persistent hypoglycemia with lactic acidosis in an elderly lady with type 2 diabetes mellitus and lymphoma\leukemia: A rare case report
We present here a case of hypoglycemia and lactic acidosis in an elderly diabetic lady with underlying leukemia\lymphoma. Possible mechanisms responsible for both hypoglycemia as well as lactic acidosis are discussed. The case emphasizes the need for thorough chasing of all clinical leads obtained from history taking, physical examination, as well as laboratory evaluation in order to avoid getting misled by apparently obvious diagnosis. To the best of the author's knowledge, this is the first time such a case is reported in Indian literature. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Prevalence of dyslipidemia and its association with cardiometabolic factors and kidney function in the adult Romanian population: The PREDATORR study
ConclusionsThe PREDATORR survey indicated a high prevalence of dyslipidemia phenotypes in the Romanian population aged 20–79 years, providing data on its association with several cardiometabolic risk factors. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

The prevalence of Peyronie's disease in diabetic patients -2018- Yazd
ConclusionThere was no difference for the prevalence of PD in our study with the global studies. But there is a higher prevalence of PD in diabetics than the general population. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Glycemic and lipids control in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular or renal diseases across the all the government health sectors in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2018Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & ReviewsAuthor(s): Fauzia Rashid, Elamin Abdelgadir, Maryam Al Saeed, Budoor Alemadi, Azza Khalifa, Muhammad H. Farooqi, Fatheya Alawadi, Alaaeldin Bashier (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated factors in adults living in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
ConclusionThe Fernando de Noronha presents lower prevalence of MetS thus, shows associations for elderly people. The waist circumference was elevated on female population. The results of this study provide further evidence and underscore the need for public health strategies that include education about MetS, promotion of cardiometabolic health, and prevention of undesirable outcomes such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Quality of Life and Nutritional Status in diabetic patients on hemodialysis
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2018Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & ReviewsAuthor(s): Jenny L. Cepeda Marte, Adriana Javier, Carlos Ruiz-Matuk, Robert Paulino-RamirezAbstractAimsThe quality of life (QoL) of patients with diabetes and in hemodialysis is affected by their nutritional status. We aimed to determine the correlation between QoL and nutritional status of patients in hemodialysis.MethodsWe conducted a study with people with diabetes and in hemodialysis. We used Kidney Disease and Quality of Life-Short form (KDQOL-SFTM) scale to evaluate QoL and the Subjective Globa...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

TyG index a promising biomarker for glycemic control in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2018Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & ReviewsAuthor(s): Ekhlas Khalid Hameed (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Assessing urinary IL-18, NGAL levels and albumin creatinine ratio in patients with diabetic nephropathy
ConclusionWe conclude that the urinary ACR is a more accurate individual biomarker of DN when compared to both NGAL and IL-18.Graphical abstractThree study groups of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients according to their albumin/creatinine ratio. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Altered levels of sirtuin genes (SIRT1, SIRT2, SIRT3 and SIRT6) and their target genes in adipose tissue from individual with obesity
ConclusionsOur findings in human subcutaneous adipose tissue show that increased body mass index modifies the expression of genes encoding sirtuins and their target genes, which are metabolic regulators of adipose tissue. Therefore, these could be used as biomarkers to predict the ability of adipose tissue to gain mass of adipose tissue. (Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews)
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - November 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research