Devrim Dolek

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OBJECTIVES Hypertension is a common co-morbidity in patients with type 2 diabetes. Management of hypertension is of paramount importance in reducing macro- and microvascular complications of diabetes. The aim of this study is to determine the rate of blood pressure control (<140/85 mmHg) in diabetic patients with hypertension, and to evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. We aimed to report a case series of Bardet-Biedl syndrome in a Turkish family and review the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS This family had 3 females and 4 males, totally 7 alive; 2 children (1 female and 1 male) had died. Parents were consanguineous. The(More)
AIM Lipid-lowering therapy (LLT) is a key factor in the prevention of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients. Current guidelines have expanded the population of patients with diabetes for whom aggressive low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapy should be considered. This study evaluated the management of dyslipidemia(More)
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