Keiko Yamashiro

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AIMS Recent clinical studies identified the relation between olfactory dysfunction and cognitive impairment in the elderly without type 2 diabetes mellitus. The aim of the present study was to define the relation between olfactory function and cognition in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS The study participants comprised 250 elderly(More)
BACKGROUND Postprandial hypertriglyceridemia is a risk factor for atherosclerotic disease. However, the postprandial triglyceride (PTG) concentration fluctuates markedly and is poorly reproducible. The aim of this study was to determine whether the mean PTG (mean-PTG) concentration is a risk factor for carotid atherosclerosis in patients with type 2(More)
UNLABELLED Aims/Introduction:  Basal-bolus intensive insulin therapy has been believed to achieve best the glycemic control, but is also complicated as a result of the number of injections required and the type of insulin. This study compared the effect of thrice-daily lispro 50/50 (prandial premixed therapy [PPT]) with thrice daily lispro given in(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the relationships between dietary patterns and cognitive function in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS Patients with T2DM completed a 3-day dietary record and Mini-mental State Examination (MMSE). Dietary patterns were identified by factor analysis. RESULTS The study included 73 patients and identified(More)
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