Eugenio D'Amico

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OBJECTIVE Acromegaly is a syndrome with a high risk of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and diabetes mellitus (DM). Somatostatin analogues, which are used for medical treatment of acromegaly, may exert different hormonal effects on glucose homeostasis. Twenty-four active acromegalic patients were studied in order to determine the long-term effects of(More)
In this work Author presents a case report of a female patient of 65 years old who had suffered from type 2 diabetes mellitus and from concomitant cryptogenic cirrhosis. She was treated with liraglutide, an analogue of human GLP-1, obtaining an optimal metabolic control associated with an improved clinical condition for the cirrhosis.
INTRODUCTION Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is characterized by the autoimmune destruction of pancreatic β-cells. The aim of immune intervention is to arrest this autoimmune attack. DiaPep277, a major T-cell epitope of heat shock protein 60 (hsp60), has been shown to be effective in the modulation of the immune response in recent onset T1D and is the main focus of(More)
This paper investigates the influence of internal managerial patterns of heath care authorities on the decision of patients to migrate towards different health care organizations to avail treatments. The efficiency and productivity issues are analyzed, considering the (passive) migration as a proxy for the (in)efficient service availed. We follow the "vote(More)