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The costs of type 2 diabetes mellitus outpatient care in the Brazilian public health system.
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has shown a significant increase in parallel with health care costs. The objective of the Brazilian Study on Diabetes Costs (ESCUDI study) was to estimateExpand
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Insulin secretion in obese and non-obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome and its relationship with hyperandrogenism.
Insulin resistance has been reported to be associated with hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovaries. To study the prevalence of insulin resistance in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO) andExpand
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Luteinizing hormone secretion in men with chronic Chagas' disease.
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Low Scores in the Auto-Compliance Method and Fast Medical Care Influence the Poor Adherence in Diabetics attended in the Basic Health Unit
Objective: To evaluate the factors that influences the adherence in diabetics and correlate with the low and high Morisky Green Test (MGT) scores. Subjects and methods: A total of 301 type 1 and typeExpand
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Mineralocorticoid receptor p.I180V polymorphism: association with body mass index and LDL-cholesterol levels.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Aldosterone and the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) play a major role in sodium balance and blood pressure control. They are also involved in adipocyte metabolism. The aim of thisExpand
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[Study of the frequency of diabetes mellitus and glucose intolerance in patients with cystic fibrosis]
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the frequency of diabetes mellitus and glucose intolerance in patients with cystic fibrosis treated at the Pediatric Gastroenterology Service of HC-FMRP-USP. METHODS: AExpand
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Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Luanda - Angola
Aim: To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in Luanda, an urban community of Angola-Africa. Methods: A random sample of 709 subjects aged 30 to 69Expand
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The Role of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation with Statin Drug Use and Chronic Diseases
Patients with chronic diseases exhibit a deficiency of Coenzyme Q10 (Coq10). Also, there is no doubt lowering cholesterol medication, statin drugs will “reduce the natural levels of CoQ10 in theExpand
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An Update- The Role of Nutrients Crucial in the Infertility of Couples- New Insights for the Effects of Iodine, Selenium, Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Magnesium
Infertility is a global public health issue that affects more 186 million people worldwide and remains a woman’s social burden, although male infertility contributes to more than half of all causesExpand
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