Kentaro Ohtoshi

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether low-grade inflammation contributes to early-stage advanced carotid atherosclerosis in young subjects with type 1 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The mean and maximum (max) intima-media thicknesses (IMT) of the carotid artery were assessed using ultrasound B-mode imaging in 55 patients with type 1 diabetes (22 men and 33(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between the C242T polymorphism of the p22 phox gene, an essential component of NAD(P)H oxidase in the vasculature, with intima-media thickness (IMT) of the carotid artery and risk factors for atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetic subjects. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS C242T polymorphism of the p22 phox gene was detected(More)
UNLABELLED (J Diabetes Invest, doi: 10.1111/j.2040-1124.2012.00223.x, 2012) Aims/Introduction:  We assessed the efficacy of liraglutide therapy in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients insufficiently controlled with basal-supported oral therapy (BOT). MATERIALS AND METHODS   We retrospectively analyzed the data of 37 patients who had postprandial(More)
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