Kayoko Hotta

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FTO harbours the strongest known obesity-susceptibility locus in Europeans. While there is growing evidence for a role for FTO in obesity risk in Asians, its association with type 2 diabetes, independently of BMI, remains inconsistent. To test whether there is an association of the FTO locus with obesity and type 2 diabetes, we conducted a meta-analysis of(More)
Daikou Sundabashi Clinic provides continuous advanced medical treatment and visiting nursing services for patients with serious diseases till their death at home. The clinic has been involved in home care of 72 patients in total during the period from April 2002 to July 1 of 2003. Of the patients, 40 patients died to date and 71% (32 patients) of them died(More)
In recent years many patients who have become heavily dependent on medical care live at home. At Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic, we take care of many patients who have malignant tumors, at their homes. They need many medical treatments, so HPN has become a common practice. Here we show our circumstances of HPN. And we introduce our method for HPN. Our method is(More)
Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic provides continuous advanced medical treatment and visiting nursing services for patients with serious diseases till their death at home. The clinic has been involved in home care of 72 patients in total during the period from April 2002 to July 1 of 2003. Of the patients, 40 patients died to date and 71% (32 patients) of them died(More)
Aims/hypothesis FTO harbours the strongest known obesity-susceptibility locus in Europeans. While there is growing evidence for a role for FTO in obesity risk in Asians, its association with type 2 diabetes, independently of BMI, remains inconsistent. To test whether there is an association of the FTO locus with obesity and type 2 diabetes, we conducted a(More)
SUMMARY Transplantation of glial-rich neural progenitors has been demonstrated to attenuate motor neuron degeneration and disease progression in rodent models of mutant superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1)-mediated amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). However, translation of these results into a clinical setting requires a renewable human cell source. Here, we(More)
Clinical practice in adult nursing is given during the 4th year at the School of Health Sciences, Sapporo Medical University. In this paper, we report the achievements in this training on one theme. The theme chosen was the nursing of patients and support of their families particularly their caregivers, for whom re-establishment of daily routines was(More)
At present, many patients heavily dependent on medical care live at home. Therefore, the need for pain control at home is increasing. Within the limits of home care, the method used to control pain control is very important. Here we report 2 cases who need more than 1,000 mg of morphine (converted into oral administration). And we introduce our method for(More)
The results of our survey using a questionnaire were as follows: (1) patients' families had a positive attitude toward the patients' death at home, (2) a good communication was established between the nurses from our institution and the patients or their families, (3) the nurses were considered reliable and friendly, (4) for several days or immediately(More)
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