Sachiko Honjo

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OBJECTIVE We examined the relationship between intima-media thickness of common carotid artery (CCA-IMT) and silent cerebral infarction (SCI) with the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study in Japanese subjects with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The brain MRI study and the carotid ultrasonography were performed in a total of 217 consecutive(More)
Since infection with Helicobacter pylori has been suggested to play a pathogenic role in diabetes mellitus, we investigated whether eradication therapy for H. pylori might affect glycemic control in Japanese subjects with type 2 diabetes. A total of 72 subjects (55 males, 17 females; aged 63.7 years) with type 2 diabetes who received eradication therapy for(More)
UNLABELLED Aims/Introduction:  We examined whether levels of glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies (GADAb) might show the clinical heterogeneity of adult Japanese diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS   In this cross-sectional study, the serum levels of GADAb were measured in a total of 1857 consecutive adult diabetic patients aged 20 years or older. The(More)
Lymphocytic hypophysitis is divided into three forms according to the involved tissues, lymphocytic adenohypophysitis, lymphocytic infundibulo-neurohypophysitis, and lymphocytic panhypophysitis (LPH). The term LPH was first proposed by us in 1995, although its entity and pathogenesis still remain controversial. Here we report five cases of LPH, who visited(More)
It has been well known that several neuropeptides may affect human behavior, and that some endocrinopathies are associated with impaired higher function of the brain. There have been increasing evidences that vasopressin has both peripheral and central effects, the latter of which is involved in memory. In experimental animals, male mice with a null(More)
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