Hélène Wucher

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing dramatically worldwide. As a consequence, bariatric surgery for morbid obesity is in constant development. Although bariatric surgery has proven its efficiency at achieving weight loss and correcting comorbidities, it may cause vitamin deficiencies and subsequent complications. The goal of(More)
AIM To describe the clinical presentation and the prognosis of autoimmune type 1 diabetes (T1D) that was first revealed during pregnancy masquerading as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS We reviewed the files of 21 women in whom diabetes was revealed during a pregnancy ("index pregnancy") and progressed to T1D after delivery, and in whom GAD(More)
Generalized edema due to insulin is a rare phenomenon. We report a 35year-old woman with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes who presented with generalized edema, serous effusions, and acute renal failure a few hours after starting insulin. The patient presented with diabetic ketoacidosis after a 12-month history of polydipsia and polyuria. She had lost 2 kg(More)
Although this has been recently challenged, gestational diabetes mellitus (gestational diabetes) is still defined as an "impairment of glucose tolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy". According to this definition, all pathophysiological conditions leading to beta cell deficiency may reveal as gestational diabetes, due to the(More)
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