Tetsuji Yamashita

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate American Diabetes Association (ADA) and World Health Organization (WHO) diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) against pregnancy outcomes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This cohort study consecutively enrolled Brazilian adult women attending general prenatal clinics. All women were requested to undertake a(More)
The age at death curve of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is considered to be its most unique characteristic. Investigation of SIDS in Cook County, Illinois, for the years 1975-80 indicate that: it is similar to that observed for SIDS in numerous other geographical areas, with low neonatal rates, high rates during the first 2-3 months of life and(More)
Aims/hypothesis. To examine the association between maternal stature and gestational diabetes mellitus.¶Methods. We studied a sample of 5564 consecutive Brazilian women 20 or more years old, who were pregnant for approximately 21–28 weeks, had no history of diabetes outside pregnancy and were attending general prenatal care units in six state capitals in(More)
AIMS/HYPOTHESIS To examine the association between maternal stature and gestational diabetes mellitus. METHODS We studied a sample of 5564 consecutive Brazilian women 20 or more years old, who were pregnant for approximately 21-28 weeks, had no history of diabetes outside pregnancy and were attending general prenatal care units in six state capitals in(More)
We report a 35-year-old man who was referred to our hospital with generalized convulsion and mixed acidosis presumably caused by abuse of SS-BRON tablets, an over-the-counter (OTC) antitussive medication sold in Japan. These tablets contain dihydrocodeine phosphate, methylephedrine, chlorpheniramine, and caffeine. Although it is difficult to discern which(More)
P ositive islet cell–related autoantibody is thought to reflect the process of immune-mediated -cell damage symbolized by the insulitis, but there have been few reports on the pancreas histology of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA). We report a study of pancreas histology and a longitudinal insulin secretion in a LADA patient. A 50-year-old woman(More)
A 96-year-old woman developed hemiparesis 2 weeks after orthopedic surgery. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed multiple cerebral infarctions in the bilateral hemisphere. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a mobile structure attached to the anterior mitral leaflet that protruded toward the left ventricular outflow tract. The structure was identified as(More)
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