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The use of technology to promote physical activity in Type 2 diabetes management: a systematic review
With increasing evidence available on the importance of physical activity in the management of Type 2 diabetes, there has been an increase in technology‐based interventions. This review provides aExpand
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Therapeutic potential of N-acetylcysteine as an antiplatelet agent in patients with type-2 diabetes
BackgroundPlatelet hyperaggregability is a pro-thrombotic feature of type-2 diabetes, associated with low levels of the antioxidant glutathione (GSH). Clinical delivery of N-acetylcysteine (NAC), aExpand
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2-arachidonyl glycerol activates platelets via conversion to arachidonic acid and not by direct activation of cannabinoid receptors.
WHAT IS ALREADY KNOWN ABOUT THIS SUBJECT There are conflicting views in the literature as to whether cannabinoids have an impact on platelet activity and to what extent cannabinoid receptors areExpand
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Evaluation of Technology-Enhanced Learning Programs for Health Care Professionals: Systematic Review
Background Technology-enhanced learning (TEL) programs are increasingly seen as the way in which education for health care professionals can be transformed, giving access to effective ongoingExpand
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Development of a pseudo/anonymised primary care research database: Proof-of-concept study
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General practice records present a comprehensive source of data that could form a variety of anonymised or pseudonymised research databases to aid identification of potential research participants regardless of location. Expand
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Persistent C-peptide secretion in Type 1 diabetes and its relationship to the genetic architecture of diabetes
BackgroundThe objective of this cross-sectional study was to explore the relationship of detectable C-peptide secretion in type 1 diabetes to clinical features and to the genetic architecture ofExpand
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Assessing prevalence of urinary incontinence in Scottish fitness instructors and experience of teaching pelvic floor muscle exercises: an online survey
Abstract Background The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of urinary incontinence in fitness instructors, experience of teaching pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME), and attitudes toExpand
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Pilot project and evaluation of delivering diabetes work-based education using video conferencing.
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We deliver teleconferenced diabetes training to healthcare professionals in peripheral settings through videoconferencing . Expand
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Platelet-derived microparticle count and surface molecule expression differ between subjects with and without type 2 diabetes, independently of obesity status
This study investigated the impact of either type 2 diabetes or obesity, separately or in combination, on the absolute amounts of microparticles (MP) and the pathways by which these are associatedExpand
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Endothelial cell oxidative stress in diabetes: a key driver of cardiovascular complications?
Atherothrombotic disease is a well-recognized complication of diabetes and is a major contributor to the high morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes. Although there is substantial evidenceExpand
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