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A case of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis presenting as acute thoracic myelopathy is reported. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis has long been regarded as a radiological entity with an innocuous clinical course. The manifestations of this disease are reviewed. There is mounting evidence that it is neither a clinically infrequent nor, as this(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes is a common disease with self-management a key aspect of care. Large prospective trials have shown that maintaining glycated hemoglobin less than 7% greatly reduces complications but translating this level of control into everyday clinical practice can be difficult. Intensive improvement programs are successful in attaining control in(More)
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of a moderate intensity, 16-week resistive strength training program on the rate and pattern of strength changes in trunk, upper, and lower extremity muscle groups. This study was also designed to determine the importance of muscle mass on strength gains during a training intervention with older adults. A(More)
An alternative method of presenting and evaluating unenhanced and contrast-enhanced MR images is illustrated. We used a desktop computer and commercially available software to combine unenhanced and contrast-enhanced images to produce a color map of contrast enhancement superimposed on a gray-scale image. The color-enhanced images increased the(More)
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