Daniel Martins Barbosa M. Gomes

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OBJECTIVE In Canada, diabetes poses a significant health problem, and current estimates of its economic burden have not incorporated the total cost of the disease. The objective of this study was to quantify the direct medical- and mortality-related productivity cost of diabetes in Canada for 1998. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Direct medical costs included(More)
INTRODUCTION Pompe disease is a progressive and debilitating autossomal recessive myopathy due to mutations in lysossomal acid-α-glucosidase. Its late-onset form has a heterogeneous presentation mimicking other neuromuscular diseases, leading to diagnostic challenge. OBJECTIVE To develop consensus based recommendations for the diagnosis of late-onset(More)
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, recurrent and debilitating disease, affecting mainly women, especially in their second and third decades of life. Its most common incidence is in the axillary, inguinal, perianal and inframammary regions. Its complications include chronic fistulizing processes, with involvement of important adjacent structures,(More)
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