Henriqueta Guido Almeida

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UNLABELLED BACKGROUND To determine the characteristics of clinical care offered to type 1 diabetic patients across the four distinct regions of Brazil, with geographic and contrasting socioeconomic differences. Glycemic control, prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, screening for chronic complications and the frequency that the recommended treatment(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of economic status on clinical care provided to Brazilian youths with type 1 diabetes in daily practice, according to the American Diabetes Association’s guidelines. This was a cross-sectional, multicenter study conducted between 2008 and 2010 in 28 public clinics in Brazil. Data were obtained from 1,692(More)
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is linked to micro and macrovascular long-term complications. We proposed to study the association between diabetic nephropathy (DN) and retinopathy (DR), and of these complications with clinical-laboratory variables in type 1 DM patients followed in a universitary center. It was a transversal study through medical registry(More)
1. A comparative study of the inhibitory action of topically applied indomethacin and aspirin (1% (w/v) 2 h before and immediately after trauma, totaling 4 mg each) on myosis, increase in intraocular pressure and breakdown of the blood aqueous barrier was performed. 2. Argon laser photocoagulation on the anterior surface of the left iris of pigmented(More)
Several methods have been described to measure intraocular pressure (IOP) in clinical and research situations. However, the measurement of time varying IOP with high accuracy, mainly in situations that alter corneal properties, has not been reported until now. The present report describes a computerized system capable of recording the transitory variability(More)
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