An MRI technique with high selectivity and sensitivity to the signal components in the chemical shift range of methylene and methyl protons of fatty acids has been developed for noninvasive assessment of muscular fat in vivo. A spoiled gradient-echo sequence with spatial-spectral excitation by six equidistant pulses with 2 degrees -(-9 degrees )-17 degrees… (More)
OBJECTIVE As glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists lower blood pressure (BP) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), we examined BP control in relation to targets set by international bodies prior to randomization in the Liraglutide Effect and Action in Diabetes: Evaluation of cardiovascular outcome Results (LEADER) trial. METHODS We analyzed baseline… (More)
BACKGROUND Pharmacological and clinical differences between insulin glargine and NPH insulin may translate into differences in patient reported outcomes, but existing data are equivocal. METHODS In this 48-week, open-label, randomized, multi-center, crossover phase IV trial, insulin naïve type 2 diabetes patients with blood glucose not at target on oral… (More)
Bereichen der Organtextur wird ein stochastisches Rauschmuster auf die Oberfläche projiziert.
Given strategies, e.g. for environmental policies or environmental goals are one of the most successful tools to realize sustainable environmental protection. For organizations it is possible to coordinate internal and external relationships resulting in reactions onto these influences; for public environmental departments it is a perfect verification which… (More)