Laura Gruppi

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Non-specific bronchial hyper-responsiveness has been reported in most of the eczematous children even in the absence of asthmatic symptoms. We therefore investigated the occurrence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in children with atopic eczema (AE) and the predictors of EIB. Fifty-five children referred to the paediatric clinic for AE and a(More)
In the last two years we discovered that three of our patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (0.8%) suffered an unexpected worsening in their glycemic control due to a reduction of their insulin dosage in favour of some "alternative" diabetes treatments using herbs, vitamins, fantastic diets and trace elements prescribed by non-medical practitioners. The(More)
Neonatal diabetes (ND) is a rare condition of hyperglycaemia which occurs, generally, within the first month of life, requires insulin therapy and lasts more than two weeks. The pathogenesis is uncertain and the different clinical variants are heterogeneous; both a "permanent" and a "transient" form of ND exist. We report the clinical history of three(More)
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