Assimina Galli-Tsinopoulou

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is an autoimmune multifactorial disease. Protein tyrosine phosphatase nonreceptor type 22 (PTPN22) gene encodes lymphoid-specific tyrosine phosphatase (Lyp), an inhibitor of T cell activation. PTPN22 C1858T polymorphism was associated with T1DM in populations of Caucasian origin. The aim of this study was the investigation(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess nutrient intake and anthropometrical characteristics of children and adolescents with DS, in Northern Greece. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study of 34 youngsters with DS. The sample was divided into two age groups, children aged 2-9 years and adolescents aged 10-18 years old. A 3-day food record was used to assess dietary intake. Body(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate any possible interactions between hormonal regulators of weight gain and markers of subclinical inflammation in childhood obesity. Forty-one obese prepubertal children and 41 age- and gender-matched lean controls were included. Children were classified as obese or non-obese according to international age- and(More)
Acquired toxoplasmosis, although relatively common in children, is usually asymptomatic but can also be clinically manifested by a benign and self-limited infectious mononucleosis-like syndrome. Neurological complications are very rare in immunocompetent children. The authors report a 5-year-old boy who presented with cervical lymphadenopathy because of(More)
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