Veeradej Pisprasert

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OBJECTIVE To examine the utility of commonly used insulin sensitivity indices in nondiabetic European Americans (EAs) and African Americans (AAs). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Two-hundred forty nondiabetic participants were studied. Euglycemic-hyperinsulinemic clamp was the gold standard approach to assess glucose disposal rates (GDR) normalized by lean body(More)
Supplementary Table 1. Correlation coefficients between common indices of insulin sensitivity and glucose disposal rate (GDR) per lean body mass without BMI adjustment Correlation coefficients between common indices of insulin sensitivity and GDR Indices employed fasting condition Indices derived from oral glucose tolerance test FIL HOMA Log HOMA QUICKI(More)
Local epidemiological data on the etiologies of in-patients who are hospitalized with CAP is needed to develop guidelines for clinical practice. This study was conducted to determine the pattern of microorganisms causing community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adult patients admitted to Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand, between January 2001 and(More)
In Thailand, the death rate from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), especially severe CAP, has increased steadily over the past decade. To optimize the outcome, rapid start of appropriate antibiotics and supportive care are the mainstay of management. We therefore assessed the local etiology and outcome of adult patients with severe CAP admitted between(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the lipid levels and examine the effect of an urban lifestyle on dyslipidemia, by comparing the lipid levels and the prevalence of dyslipidemia of rural vs. urban dwellers in Thailand MATERIAL AND METHOD A cross-sectional study was conducted in both rural and urban areas of Khon Kaen province. After a 12-hour fast, blood was drawn(More)
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