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Antioxidant effects of chromium supplementation with type 2 diabetes mellitus and euglycemic subjects.
To determine the effects of chromium (Cr) supplementations on oxidative stress of type 2 diabetes and euglycemic (EU) subjects, adult having HbA(1C) values of <6.0% (EU), 6.8-8.5% (mildlyExpand
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Ameliorative Effects of Stabilized Rice Bran on Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Background/Aim: While it has been demonstrated that rice bran might lower the cholesterol level in hypercholesterolemic individuals, its effects on the levels of adiponectin and glycated hemoglobinExpand
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Using Hemoglobin A1C as a Predicting Model for Time Interval from Pre-Diabetes Progressing to Diabetes
Objective The early identification of subjects at high risk for diabetes is essential, thus, random rather than fasting plasma glucose is more useful. We aim to evaluate the time interval betweenExpand
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A multidisciplinary diabetic foot ulcer treatment programme significantly improved the outcome in patients with infected diabetic foot ulcers.
BACKGROUND Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) superimposed by infection and ischaemia may result in amputation without prompt and adequate management. We investigated whether the diabetic foot ulcerExpand
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Almonds ameliorate glycemic control in Chinese patients with better controlled type 2 diabetes: a randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial
BackgroundAlmonds can decrease glycemic index of co-consumed foods and are a rich source for oleic acid and α-tocopherol. The aim of the randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial was to examineExpand
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Association of gliclazide and left ventricular mass in type 2 diabetic patients.
Diabetes is a state of increased oxidant stress and there is evidence that oxidation may play a role in the genesis of higher left ventricular mass. Gliclazide has been shown to possess free radicalExpand
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Preprandial Single Oral Dose of Sitagliptin Does Not Affect Circulating Ghrelin and Gastrin Levels in Normal Subjects
Aims: To determine the effect of an oral dose of sitagliptin on the secretion of ghrelin and gastrin hormones. Methods: Ten healthy volunteers were recruited in this study. A baseline blood sampleExpand
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Influenza vaccination and reduction in risk of ischemic heart disease among chronic obstructive pulmonary elderly
COPD estimates the third leading cause of death by 2020. To reduce its complications becomes an important issue. The purpose of this study is to investigate the influenza vaccine effect for IHDExpand
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Alternative health eating index and the Dietary Guidelines from American Diabetes Association both may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes patients.
BACKGROUND In the general population, a higher Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI)-2010 score is related to decreased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Few studies have described the dietaryExpand
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Effects of sulfonylureas on left ventricular mass in type 2 diabetic patients.
Myocardial ATP-sensitive potassium (K(ATP)) channels have been implicated in attenuating cardiac hypertrophy by modulating endothelin-1 concentrations. Sulfonylureas differ in their affinity forExpand
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