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Physical activity advice only or structured exercise training and association with HbA1c levels in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Regular exercise improves glucose control in diabetes, but the association of different exercise training interventions on glucose control is unclear. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematicExpand
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Thyroid Ultrasound Features and Risk of Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Background: Thyroid nodules are a common finding in the general population, and their detection is increasing with the widespread use of ultrasound (US). Thyroid cancer is found in 5–15% of casesExpand
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Effect of Antihyperglycemic Agents Added to Metformin and a Sulfonylurea on Glycemic Control and Weight Gain in Type 2 Diabetes: A Network Meta-analysis
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the effect of adding a third antihyperglycemic drug when blood glucose control is not achieved by using metformin and a sulfonylurea. PURPOSE To compare theExpand
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Association between Physical Activity Advice Only or Structured Exercise Training with Blood Pressure Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
BackgroundDiabetes is associated with marked cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, the association between different types of exercise training and blood pressure (BP) changes is not fullyExpand
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Effect of different types of self-management education in patients with diabetes.
Education plays an important role in diabetes mellitus (DM) treatment, as it enables patients to manage their disease. There is a wide range of tested educational interventions, and, to date, noExpand
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Effects of Obesity on Kidney Transplantation Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background The effects of obesity on outcomes reported after kidney transplantation have been controversial. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to elucidate this issue.Expand
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Effect of a chicken-based diet on renal function and lipid profile in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized crossover trial.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of replacing red meat with chicken in the usual diet and the effect of a low-protein diet on glomerular filtration rate (GFR), urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER),Expand
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Efficacy and safety of topiramate on weight loss: a meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials
Topiramate was associated with weight loss in clinical trials. We summarize the evidence on the efficacy and safety of topiramate in the treatment of overweight/obesity. The databases Medline,Expand
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Masked Hypertension, Urinary Albumin Excretion Rate and Echocardiographic Parameters in Putatively Normotensive Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil Cardiology Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, UniversidadeExpand
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Improved Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life After Islet Transplantation
Background. Health related quality of life (HRQoL) is one of the most important outcomes to measure effectiveness of an intervention, especially for islet transplantation in which benefits shouldExpand
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