Mary Ann Ramirez

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Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications in patients with diabetes mellitus, with a prevalence of 60-70% in the United States. Treatment options include antidepressants, anticonvulsants, tramadol, and capsaicin. These agents are modestly effective for symptomatic relief, but they do not affect the underlying pathology nor do(More)
REASON FOR PERFORMING THE STUDY Proliferative enteropathy, caused by the intracellular bacterium Lawsonia intracellularis, has been described in horses in Australia, the USA, Canada and European countries but has not been reported in Latin America. The prevalence of the disease in horses worldwide is unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the presence of(More)
Reviewing the medical literature since 1981 show that patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) usually suffer from poor ingestion and absorption, increased excretion of nutrients, metabolic and endocrine abnormalities and immunologic abnormalities which impair nutrition. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and associated opportunistic(More)
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