Sumedh S. Hoskote

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OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in an urban Indian diabetic population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 5088 type 2 diabetes patients (2908 men and 2180 women) presenting to endocrinology clinics at four centers across Mumbai (a large metropolitan city in India) were selected for the study. Anthropometric (waist(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of different daily doses of pioglitazone on glycemic control and weight gain in newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Chart reviews were performed of recently-diagnosed (< 24 months) type 2 DM patients receiving oral therapy including pioglitazone. Patients were excluded if they(More)
Disorders of potassium homeostasis are common electrolyte abnormalities encountered in hospitalized patients. Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia have been estimated to occur in about 21% and 3% of hospitalized patients, respectively; though the morbidity and mortality associated with the latter is significantly higher. Potassium is a predominantly intracellular(More)
Mobile telecommunication technology became commercially available about 20-25 years ago in different countries around the world. The industry has grown exponentially over the years and, currently, the number of mobile phone users is estimated to be over 3.8 billion, more than half the world's population. Thus, because of such a large population-at-risk, any(More)
The most extensive use of this modality occurs in risk-stratification for stroke. In patients recovering from stroke, the CIMT can be used as a predictor of long-term functional outcome. 7 The CIMT is also a reliable marker for coronary atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease. A meta-analysis of the predictive value of the CIMT reported that the(More)
The objective of this study was to describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of tuberculosis (TB) of the knee joint. The MRI features in 15 patients with TB of the knee, as confirmed by histology of the biopsied joint synovium, were reviewed retrospectively. The images were assessed for intra-articular and peri-articular abnormalities. All(More)
AIM The Physicians' Routine Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of NovoMix 30 Therapy (PRESENT) study was done to assess the safety and effectiveness of biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in routine clinical practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective, multicentric, multinational, observational study(More)
BACKGROUND Endotracheal intubation (ETI) is commonly performed as a life-saving procedure in the intensive care unit (ICU). It is often associated with significant hemodynamic perturbations and can severely impact the outcome of ICU patients. Etomidate is often chosen by many critical care providers for the patients who are hypotensive because of its(More)