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Hyperglycemic Crises in Adult Patients With Diabetes
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and the hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are the two most serious acute metabolic complications of diabetes. DKA is responsible for more than 500,000 hospital daysExpand
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Hyperglycemia: an independent marker of in-hospital mortality in patients with undiagnosed diabetes.
Admission hyperglycemia has been associated with increased hospital mortality in critically ill patients; however, it is not known whether hyperglycemia in patients admitted to general hospital wardsExpand
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Reduction in Weight and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes
OBJECTIVE—The effectiveness of intentional weight loss in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in type 2 diabetes is unknown. This report describes 1-year changes in CVD risk factors in aExpand
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Management of hyperglycemic crises in patients with diabetes.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are two of the most serious acute complications of diabetes. These hyperglycemic emergencies continue to be important causes ofExpand
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Hyperglycemic Crises in Adult Patients With Diabetes
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are the two most serious acute metabolic complications of diabetes. Most patients with DKA have autoimmune type 1 diabetes;Expand
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Pathogenic potential of adipose tissue and metabolic consequences of adipocyte hypertrophy and increased visceral adiposity
When caloric intake exceeds caloric expenditure, the positive caloric balance and storage of energy in adipose tissue often causes adipocyte hypertrophy and visceral adipose tissue accumulation.Expand
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Correlation of hyperandrogenism with hyperinsulinism in polycystic ovarian disease.
We evaluated basal plasma total immunoreactive insulin (insulin), androstenedione, and testosterone in 14 obese women: 8 with polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) and 6 obese controls. All 3 hormonesExpand
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Hyperglycemic Crises in Adult Patients With Diabetes: A Consensus Statement From the American Diabetes Association
In response to the comments by Dr. Rosival (1), we point out that impaired mental status is present in 52% of adult patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and 74% of patients with hyperglycemicExpand
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Cardiovascular effects of intensive lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes.
BACKGROUND Weight loss is recommended for overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes on the basis of short-term studies, but long-term effects on cardiovascular disease remain unknown. WeExpand
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Association of an intensive lifestyle intervention with remission of type 2 diabetes.
CONTEXT The frequency of remission of type 2 diabetes achievable with lifestyle intervention is unclear. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of a long-term intensive weight-loss intervention withExpand
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