Steve Boyages

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of repaglinide in combination with metformin with monotherapy of each drug on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 83 patients with type 2 diabetes who had inadequate glycemic control (HbA1c > 7.1%) when receiving the antidiabetic agent metformin were enrolled in this(More)
OBJECTIVE (i) To assess the severity of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (DD) in Baroda and Dang Districts of Gujarat, using biochemical prevalence indicators of IDD; and (ii) To establish a biochemical baseline, in a sub-sample of the large population of Gujarat, that could be used to monitor the effectiveness of iodine replacement program. METHODS 1,363(More)
A 19-year-old woman had a residual gallium-sequestering mediastinal mass after treatment for Hodgkin disease. Coincidentally, she also had hyperthyroidism. The initial concern was that the mass was residual Hodgkin disease. Thymic hyperplasia has been described in association with both these conditions. The mass disappeared after treatment of her(More)
OBJECTIVE To comprehensively examine pathology test utilisation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) testing in each state of Australia to determine the cost impact and value and to add evidence to enable the development of vitamin D testing guidelines. DESIGN Longitudinal analysis of all 25(OH)D pathology tests in Australia. SETTING Primary and Tertiary(More)
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