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Diabetes and risk of incident cancer: a large population-based cohort study in Israel
Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been associated with an increased risk of a variety of cancers in observational studies, but few have reported the relationship between diabetes and cancer risk in menExpand
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Metformin use and mortality among patients with diabetes and atherothrombosis.
BACKGROUND Metformin is recommended in type 2 diabetes mellitus because it reduced mortality among overweight participants in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study when used mainly as a meansExpand
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The effect of statin therapy on infection-related mortality in patients with atherosclerotic diseases*
Objective:Statins have pleiotropic effects that are independent of their lipid-lowering ability. We have previously shown that prior statin therapy is associated with a decreased risk of severeExpand
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Dibromochloropropane (DBCP): A 17-year Reassessment of Testicular Function and Reproductive Performance
The current study summarizes a 17-year revaluation of testicular function and reproductive performance of 15 production workers with dibromochloropropane (DBCP)-induced testicular dysfunction. SpermExpand
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Disparities in diabetes care: role of the patient's socio-demographic characteristics
BackgroundThe commitment to promoting equity in health is derived from the notion that all human beings have the right to the best attainable health. However, disparities in health care areExpand
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Computerized community cholesterol control (4C): meeting the challenge of secondary prevention.
BACKGROUND Dyslipidemia remains underdiagnosed and undertreated in patients with coronary artery disease. The Computer-based Clinical Decision Support System provides an opportunity t close theseExpand
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Diabetes mellitus is associated with chronic hepatitis C but not chronic hepatitis B infection.
Glucose intolerance is associated with chronic liver disease, particularly cirrhosis, and overt diabetes mellitus is two to four times more common than in the general population. Little attention hasExpand
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Does delay in surgery after hip fracture lead to worse outcomes? A multicenter survey.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the impact of delays in surgery for hip fracture on short- and long-term outcomes. DESIGN ANALYSIS of inpatient hospital data integrated with national health plan data andExpand
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The epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia among hospitalized adults.
OBJECTIVE To identify and characterize the aetiological agents of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) among hospitalized patients, as an aid in therapeutic decision-making. METHOD A prospective 1Expand
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A physician charter on medical professionalism: a challenge for medical education.
The European Federation of Internal Medicine, The American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Internal Medicine recently developed a Charter onExpand
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