Marcos Langer

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The design, logic, and results of a two-year health education study directed at improving rates of patient adherence to antituberculosis medical regimens are presented. An incentive scheme to reward positive health behaviors plus targeted educational counseling sessions was implemented in a randomized clinical controlled trial. The 205 subjects who(More)
AIM To investigate whether modular out-patient group education for flexible, Functional Insulin Treatment (FIT) adapted for pregnancy can eliminate diabetes-associated neonatal complications in pregestational diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Outcome analysis of the modular out-patient group education and FIT based on separate insulin dosages for(More)
AIM To compare prospectively the effect of diabetes management in the immigrant and the native population in Berlin, Germany. METHODS Diabetes patients attending a metabolic outpatient clinic in an area with a high immigrant population were studied at the start of the training program and after 12 months of participation. RESULTS 1607 of 2099 patients(More)
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) isa severehealthproblem,and,acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF) a major complication.1 Early noninvasive ventilation (NIV) may improve gas exchange and outcome in selected patients during AHRF.2 Anjos CF et al3 describe noninvasive PEEP effects on gas exchange and clinical variables in 30 AIDS patients(More)
BACKGROUND Malignant ovarian germ cell tumors (MOGCTs) are a rare form of ovarian malignancy. Socioeconomic status (SES) has been shown to affect survival in several gynecologic cancers. We examined whether SES impacted survival in adolescent and young adults (AYAs) with MOGCT. MATERIALS AND METHODS The National Cancer Data Base was used to identify AYAs(More)
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