Cristiane Bauermann Leitão

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BACKGROUND Sulfonylureas are an effective and inexpensive treatment for type 2 diabetes. There is conflicting data about the safety of these drugs regarding mortality and cardiovascular outcomes. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the safety of the sulfonylureas most frequently used and to use trial sequential analysis (TSA) to analyze(More)
Pancreatic islet transplantation is an established treatment to restore insulin independence in type 1 diabetic patients. Its success rates have increased lately based on improvements in immunosuppressive therapies and on islet isolation and culture. It is known that the quality and quantity of viable transplanted islets are crucial for the achievement of(More)
BACKGROUND Weight loss and body composition changes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) may influence resting energy expenditure (REE). The effect of lower REE after the procedure on long-term weight remains to be elucidated. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of RYGB on REE and body composition 6 months after RYGB and to find out whether postsurgery REE(More)
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