Archana Reddy Sadhu

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epartment of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Division of Endocrinology, the Boston Medical Center, Boston, The School of Public ealth and Health Sciences, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts; The Starr-Wood Cardiac Group, Portland, regon; The Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts; Division of Endocrinology, Ronald Regan Medical(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the economic outcomes of a clinical program implemented to achieve strict glycemic control with intensive insulin therapy in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A difference-in-differences (quasi-experimental) study design was used to examine the associations of(More)
Nowadays medical teachers use different audiovisual (AV) aids of teaching in their classes to make the subject more interesting and understandable. To assess the impact of three common lecture delivery methods, viz Blackboard (BB), Transparency and Over Head Projector (OHP) and Powerpoint Presentation (PP), a questionnaire based study was carried out among(More)
BACKGROUND establishing an inpatient glycemic control program is challenging, requires years of work, significant education and coordination of medical, nursing, dietary, and pharmacy staff, and support from administration and Performance Improvement departments. We undertook a 2 year quality improvement project assisting 10 medical centers (academic and(More)
The comprehensive care of the kidney transplant (KT) patient includes a broad clinical assessment to detect and stage metabolic disease both before and after transplantation. In this review, the metabolic consequences of KT in both the short and long term will be explored in the context of new data and a synthesis proposed based upon what has been studied(More)
Testosterone (T) has a number of important effects on the cardiovascular system. In men, T levels begin to decrease after age 40, and this decrease has been associated with an increase in all-cause mortality and cardiovascular (CV) risk. Low T levels in men may increase their risk of developing coronary artery disease (CAD), metabolic syndrome, and type 2(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of adrenal replacement therapy (ART) with hydrocortisone on critical endpoints such as infection and mortality in critically ill patients with cirrhosis remains unclear. We evaluated our indications for ART in patients with cirrhosis with clinical symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (AI), and examined the rate of peri-transplant fungal(More)
OBJECTIVE Owing to advances in transplant science, increasing numbers of patients are receiving solid organ transplantation. New onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) frequently develops in transplant patients and requires acute and often ongoing management of hyperglycemia. The metabolic derangements of NODAT are similar to those of classic type 2(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Diabetes is a complex and costly chronic disease that is growing at an alarming rate. In the USA, we have a shortage of physicians who are experts in the care of patients with diabetes, traditionally endocrinologists. Therefore, the majority of patients with diabetes are managed by primary care physicians. With the rapid evolution in new(More)
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