Kamile Gül

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OBJECTIVE Atherosclerosis is the major cause of the morbidity and mortality in type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM). Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is the early sign of atherosclerosis and thereby, also the sign of macrovascular diseases. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the CIMT in patients with type 1 DM, and its association with diabetic microvascular(More)
AIM Increased carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) is recognized as the early indicator of atherosclerosis. We aimed to evaluate the effect of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) on the CIMT. METHODS We evaluated 51 dysglycemic patients (IFG [N.=22]; IGT [N.=29]) and 25 controls who have similar age and gender. Patients(More)
INTRODUCTION The current medical literature has conflicting results about factors related to hypothyroidism and nodular recurrences during follow-up of hemithyroidectomized patients. We aimed to evaluate factors that may have a role in new nodule formation, hypothyroidism, increase in thyroid lobe and increase in nodule volumes in these patients with and(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal therapeutic choice for Graves' hyperthyroidism in the presence of moderate-severe Graves' orbitopathy (GO) remains controversial. OBJECTIVES We aimed to compare GO course in patients with moderate-severe GO treated with early total thyroidectomy (TTx) versus antithyroid drug (ATD) regimens, in a prospective, randomized manner. (More)
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