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BACKGROUND Colestimide has been reported to lower blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes complicated by hypercholesterolemia. AIM To examine the mechanism by which colestimide(More)
AIMS This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between aortic arch calcification (AAC) detectable on chest X-ray films and plasma diacron-reactive oxygen metabolites (d-ROMs) in patients with(More)
Cisplatin is a commonly used chemotherapeutic agent. Its main side-effect is nephrotoxicity. It was reported that the organic anion transporter 5 (Oat5) urinary excretion is elevated, implying renal(More)
AIMS To determine whether or not diabetic retinopathy (DR) in type 2 diabetic patients can predict the renal functional decline. METHODS We examined 32 normo-microalbuminuric type 2 diabetic(More)