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Management of uncontrolled hypertension in a nurse-led clinic compared with conventional care for patients with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of a nurse-led hypertension clinic with conventional community care in general practice in the management of uncontrolled hypertension in patients with type 2Expand
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Prevalence of Low Bone Mass and Vitamin D Deficiency in β-Thalassemia Major
Abstract Low bone mass, a major cause of morbidity in patients with β-thalassemia major (β-TM), is multifactorial. There is lack of data about the current prevalence of low bone mass in patients withExpand
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Diabetes and thalassaemia
Diabetes is a significant complication of b-thalassaemia major. The aetiology includes iron overload causing b-cell destruction, autoimmunity, insulin resistance secondary to liver disease andExpand
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Comparison of Albumin Excretion Rate Obtained With Different Times of Collection
This study was undertaken to assess the usefulness of different techniques for determination of albumin excretion rate (AER). Ninety patients with type I (insulindependent) diabetes mellitus and 45Expand
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Treatment of a malignant pancreatic endocrine tumour secreting parathyroid hormone related protein.
NMeta-iodo-benzylguanidine scan showed no tumour uptake and a technetium bone scan no bone metastases. Urinarv concentration of vanillylmandelic acid and serum concentrations of calcitonin, 1,25Expand
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Multicentre study of investigation and management of inpatient hyponatraemia in the UK
Purpose Hyponatraemia is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the investigation and management of hyponatraemia and to assess the use ofExpand
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History of myocardial iron loading is a strong risk factor for diabetes mellitus and hypogonadism in adults with β thalassemia major
Endocrinopathies are common complications of transfusional hemosiderosis among patients with β thalassemia major (TM). Previous studies had shown associations between some endocrinopathies and ironExpand
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Effectiveness and Safety of Sitagliptin in Patients with Beta-thalassaemia Major and Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Series
Sitagliptin, a modern antidiabetic agent which is weight neutral and associated with low rate of hypoglycaemias, is being increasingly used in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). However, there is aExpand
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Joint Diabetes Thalassaemia Clinic: An Effective New Model of Care
Abstract Diabetes is a significant complication of β-thalassemia major (β-TM) and most patients receive fragmented diabetes care. In 2005, we developed a unique Joint Diabetes Thalassaemia Clinic,Expand
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