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Initial dietary advice for Asian diabetics attending a general practice diabetic clinic was given in Asian languages. Between 2 and 3 years later a questionnaire interview was conducted to assess the effectiveness of the advice given. Forty of the 59 Asian diabetic patients in the practice attended for interview. The majority continued to use sugar or 'gur'(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori and risks for infection in a multi-ethnic inner city population, and to assess the effectiveness with which the infection can be eradicated in a relatively asymptomatic population of this type. DESIGN Analysis of results from a small research-based community programme of screening and(More)
In this study, we aimed to identify reasons for non-compliance with a screening programme for Helicobacter pylori (H pylori), in a multi-ethnic community and to assess the effectiveness of Asian language materials towards increasing compliance. A serological screening test for infection with H pylori was offered to 200 Asians and 200 non-Asians (mainly(More)
The in vitro activity of N-formimidoyl thienamycin (MK0787), a stable congener of thienamycin, was determined against 200 species of aerobic and 84 species of anaerobic bacteria. The compound was highly active against resistant gram-negative bacilli, penicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, enterococci, and anaerobic bacteria. The new derivative of(More)
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