Josiah T. George

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AIMS Intensive 5-day educational interventions for people with Type 1 diabetes have shown improved outcomes in a number of European studies. The aim was to assess the effectiveness of a brief (2.5 days) psycho-educational intervention. METHODS Our randomized trial in a secondary-care setting had 54 and 60 participants allocated to intervention and control(More)
STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of topical phenytoin solution in treating pressure ulcers among patients with spinal cord disorders and to evaluate the systemic absorption of topical phenytoin. SETTING Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore,(More)
To present a novel single anterior-lateral approach for the treatment of distal tibia and fibula fracture via anatomical study and primary clinical application in order to minimize soft tissue complications. Both a gross anatomic cadaver and retrospective studies of the single-incision technique in patients recruited between June 2004 and January 2010.(More)
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of data on the course of renal transplant in patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy (IgAN) from India. While the natural history of IgAN in the Indian context is rapidly progressive, the post-transplant course remains speculative. AIM To study the graft survival in renal transplant recipients whose native kidney(More)
© 2008 The Authors. 636 Journal compilation © 2008 Diabetes UK. Diabetic Medicine , 25 , 635–638 As age increases, a trend was observed that screening– ambulatory systolic BP also increases ( r = 0.36; n = 30; P = 0.054). The ability to measure BP reliably is fundamental to the principal of hypertension management in patients with T2DM. We believe that the(More)
We report a young male with sickle cell trait who developed severe hypertension and splenic infarction soon after travel to a high altitude. Hypertension persisted for three days after a diagnostic laparotomy. His blood pressure then continued to be normal over the next one and a half years. Red cell sludging in the small vessels of the kidney possibly(More)
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