Resham Raj Poudel

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The kidneys play a major role in glucose homeostasis through its utilization, gluconeogenesis, and reabsorption via sodium glucose cotransporters (SGLTs). The defective renal glucose handling from upregulation of SGLTs, mainly the SGLT2, plays a fundamental role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Genetic mutations in a SGLT2 isoform that(More)
Apathetic form of thyrotoxicosis occurs in the elderly who can present with features of hyperglycemia, hypothyroidism, depression, or an internal malignancy. A clinical suspicion and timely diagnosis of hyperthyroidism is needed to define the correct etiology of existing problems, and to prevent grave complications. We discuss an 84-year-old woman who(More)
Cystitis is a possible adverse drug reaction associated with the use of tizanidine. Such cases have been rarely reported in literature because of the difficulty in establishing the causality. However, from a pharmacovigilance point of view, it is better to report such cases of a possible association between a drug's use and potential adverse drug reactions.(More)
A 23-year-old female presented with a 1-month history of a pruritic weeping lesion on her right leg, which started after scratching over this pruritic area. She did not mention any specific allergy. Examination revealed dry skin with round erythematous plaque with yellowish oozing and crusting over the right anterior tibial region. A clinical diagnosis of(More)
Approximately 10% of phenotypic type 2 diabetics have islet autoantibodies and are referred to as having latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA), and they land on early sulfonylurea failure and require insulin. Diagnosing LADA has treatment implications because of high risk of progression to insulin dependency. But often there is delay in insulin(More)
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