Stanislao Lostia

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AIM To validate the Italian version of the World Health Organization (WHO)-Well-Being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the WHO-Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ) in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS The cultural adaptation of the questionnaires was performed by using standard forward/backward techniques. Internal consistency(More)
A study for evaluating the use of the Cardionomic system was conducted in six Italian Centres for Diabetes. Cardionomic is a portable computerised system that is used for a guided step-by-step performance of several cardiovascular tests for autonomic neuropathy (heart rate and blood pressure). It has been compared to the traditional method using an(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate safety, efficacy and acceptability of a pre-filled insulin pen device (NovoLet) in diabetic patients over 60 years old already treated with insulin administered with conventional syringes. After a run-in period of 2 weeks, 60 patients participated in a randomized cross-over study with two 6-week treatment periods using(More)
The Mediterranean island of Sardinia has a strikingly high incidence of the autoimmune disorders Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Furthermore, the two diseases tend to be co-inherited in the same individuals and in the same families. These observations suggest that some unknown autoimmunity variant with relevant effect size could be fairly(More)
Authors: Maristella Pitzalis (marist@mcweb.unica.it) Patrizia Zavattari (zavatta@mcweb.unica.it) Raffaele Murru (rmurru@unica.it) Elisabetta Deidda (eli.deidda@mcweb.unica.it) Magdalena Zoledziewska (magdaz@mcweb.unica.it) Daniela Murru (danielmurru@tiscali.it) Loredana Moi (lmoi@mcweb.unica.it) Costantino Motzo (costantino.motzo@tiscali.it) Valeria Orru(More)
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