Vasiliki Argiana

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BACKGROUND Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) is a common diabetes complication associated with poor prognosis. This cross-sectional study aimed to examine for associations between CAN and metabolic and other parameters in patients with either type 1 (T1DM) or type 2 (T2DM) diabetes. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 600 patients (T1DM, n=200; T2DM, n=400)(More)
OBJECTIVES Dried fruits, like their fresh homologues, contain relatively high concentrations of antioxidants. The aim of this study was to determine the health outcomes of raisin consumption on patients with diabetes. METHODS We examined the effects of dried grapes (Vitis vinifera) cultivated in Greece, namely Corinthian Raisins (CR) on blood pressure,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of consumption of desserts with low glycemic index (GI) and low glycemic load (GL), as part of a balanced hypo-caloric diet, on anthropometric and biochemical parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS A total of 61 subjects with T2DM were randomly assigned to the(More)
Diabetic foot ulcers affect almost 5% of the patients with diabetes and carry a huge physical, emotional, and financial burden. Almost 80% of amputations in patients with diabetes are preceded by a foot ulcer. The need for simple screening methods for prevention of foot ulcers and amputations is indisputable. Simple tests such as monofilament, tuning fork,(More)
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