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Intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients.
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Stress-induced hyperglycemia.
Stress hyperglycemia is common and likely to be associated with at least some of the same complications as hyperglycemia in true diabetes mellitus, such as poor wound healing and a higher infectionExpand
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The human metabolic response to chronic ketosis without caloric restriction: preservation of submaximal exercise capability with reduced carbohydrate oxidation.
To study the effect of chronic ketosis on exercise performance in endurance-trained humans, five well-trained cyclists were fed a eucaloric balanced diet (EBD) for one week providing 35-50 kcal/kg/d,Expand
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Prevalence of malnutrition in general medical patients.
Three, single-day nutritional surveys at weekly intervals were conducted in the general medical wards of an urban municipal teaching hospital. The techniques of nutritional assessment includedExpand
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Nutritional and metabolic assessment of the hospitalized patient.
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Hypocaloric total parenteral nutrition: Effectiveness in prevention of hyperglycemia and infectious complications—A randomized clinical trial
ObjectiveTo determine whether the frequency rate of hyperglycemia and infectious complications can be reduced by an underfeeding strategy in patients requiring total parenteral nutrition (TPN),Expand
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The value of arm circumference measurements in assessing chronic energy deficiency in Third World adults.
OBJECTIVE To assess the usefulness of mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) as a substitute for body mass index (BMI: kg/m2) or an additional measure of adult nutritional state. DESIGN VariouslyExpand
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Metabolic effects of very low calorie weight reduction diets.
A randomized comparison trial of two very low calorie weight reduction diets was carried out for 5 or 8 wk in 17 healthy obese women. One diet provided 1.5 g protein/kg ideal body weight; the otherExpand
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Serum levels of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein correlate with body mass index across the broad range of obesity.
BACKGROUND It has been noted that elevated inflammatory markers, such as tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF), soluble TNF receptor II (sTNF-RII), interleukin 6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP), areExpand
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Early postoperative glucose control predicts nosocomial infection rate in diabetic patients.
OBJECTIVES To determined the relationship between perioperative glucose control and postoperative nosocomial infection rate is 100 consecutive diabetic patients undergoing elective surgery. DESIGNExpand
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