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Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO), a cardinal clinical pointer to diagnose Graves' disease (GD), is seen less frequently in our country than in the West, but can have sight threatening consequences. Smoking, diabetes, male gender, increasing age and radioactive iodine treatment for thyrotoxicosis are known precipitating factors for TAO. We report four(More)
We report a patient who complained of becoming darker after an abdominal surgery. The index patient not only had a darker complexion after cholecystectomy, but his glycaemic control was also getting better after operation to the extent that he could stop insulin, which he had been taking for five years. Also, he had lost significant weight after operation.(More)
*Specialist, **Registrar, ***Consultant and HOD, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore Received: 19.01.2012; Revised: 18.11.2013; Re-revised: 12.12.2013; Accepted: 01.01.2014 Sir, I analogues are available for clinical use over the last two decades and have shown to be beneficial in reduction of hypoglycaemia, better control(More)
It is interesting to see in our survey that one-third of people taking insulin still would be happy to inject the newer incretin when available, the main reason being fear of hypoglycemia and prospect of better control with newer agent. Educational status had a big role to play in our cohort in the decision making. We plan to conduct a similar survey in(More)
Address for Correspondence: Dr. R. Menaka, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Navsari Agricultural university, Navsari-396 450 (Gujarat), India. E-Mail: rmenaka2008@gmail.com Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Sciences &(More)
Sir, Pituitary infarction following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is rare but may have serious debilitating effects. We present two cases of panhypopituitarism after CABG. BR, 56 years man who presented with repeated falls following CABG done eight months back. Of late he was pleasantly surprised to see wonderfully good glycaemic control, which he(More)
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