Masakazu Hirose

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UNLABELLED Aims/Introduction:  The daily basal insulin doses/body weight and the daily basal insulin doses/total daily insulin doses of Japanese type 1 diabetes mellitus patients are less than those of Western type 1 diabetes mellitus patients. It is known that Western meals are richer in fat than Japanese meals. We speculated that fat intake might be(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS The utility of transient elastography (FibroScan) is well studied in adults but not in children. We sought to assess the feasibility of performing FibroScans and the characteristics of FibroScan-based liver profiles in Japanese obese and non-obese children. METHODS FibroScan examinations were performed in pediatric patients (age, 1-18(More)
The objective of this study was to identify factors affecting on errors in carbohydrate (CHO) content estimation during CHO counting. Thirty-seven type 1 diabetes patients and 22 of their parents and 28 physicians/dieticians were enrolled in this study. CHO counting was counted in "Carb", with 1 Carb defined as 10 g of CHO. To evaluate the accuracy of CHO(More)
OBJECTIVEdNearly one-half of diabetic patients have glycated hemoglobin A 1c (HbA 1c) levels above recommended targets. Effective physician–patient communication improves glyce-mia and diabetes self-care; however, communication gaps may exist that prevent patients from discussing self-care problems with treatment providers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdWe(More)
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