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Primacy of lowered baseline glomerular filtration rate as a risk for incident chronic kidney disease: A longitudinal study in Japanese subjects
Risk profile for incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Japanese subjects has not been established. Our aim was to identify risk factors for CKD in Japanese.
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Impact of one-hour postchallenge glucose on the relationship between insulin sensitivity and secretion.
The impact of postchallenge glucose on the relationship between insulin sensitivity (SI) and secretion (β) is unknown. We analyzed data from 2,264 health examinees (male/female 1,524/740, median ageExpand
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Rapid conversion of autoimmune hypophysitis to an empty sella with immediate lowering of the serum IgG4 level. Case Report.
An 87-year-old man was admitted with fatigue, anorexia, vomiting, urinary incontinence, and a depressive state. His consciousness was evaluated as a 13 on the Glasgow Coma Scale (E4V3M6), and he hadExpand
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Development of new diabetes risk scores on the basis of the current definition of diabetes in Japanese subjects [Rapid Communication].
To develop diabetes risk score (RS) based on the current definition of diabetes, we retrospectively analyzed consecutive 4,159 health examinees who were non-diabetic at baseline. Diabetes, diagnosedExpand
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Rapid conversion of autoimmune hypophysitis to an empty sella with immediate lowering of the serum IgG 4 level
An 87-year-old man was admitted with fatigue, anorexia, vomiting, urinary incontinence, and a depressive state. His consciousness was evaluated as a 13 on the Glasgow Coma Scale (E4V3M6), and he hadExpand
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Comparison of HOMA-IR, HOMA-β% and disposition index between US white men and Japanese men in Japan in the ERA JUMP study: was the calculation of disposition index legitimate?
To the Editor: Ahuja et al [1] determined insulin resistance and insulin secretion using HOMA-IR and HOMA of beta cell function (HOMA-β%), respectively, in white men living in the USA and JapaneseExpand
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Extraordinarily high aldosterone, 901.0 ng/dL, in a patient with primary aldosteronism: an insight into the underlying mechanism.
A 43-yr-old hypertensive male was admitted due to hypokalemia (1.8 mEq/L) and renal dysfunction (eGFR, 20.0 mL/min/1.73 m2). His plasma aldosterone was 901.0 ng/dL, plasma renin activity 5.7Expand
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Equivocal Association Between Body Mass Index and Diabetes Mellitus in Elderly Adults
Conflict of Interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Supported in part by research grants from the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovaci on (AGL2004–07907, AGL2006– 01979,Expand
Seizure and Profound Hypokalemia: Unusual Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Abstract: A 68-year-old man was admitted because of tonic–clonic convulsion. He had been receiving 200 mg itraconazole for 10 days. He had hypokalaemia (2.2 mEq/l), hypercalcaemia (Ca corr 11.0Expand
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Development of glomerular hyperfiltration, a multiphasic phenomenon.
Trajectory of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in relation to glomerular hyperfiltration (GHF) has been unknown. It was evaluated retrospectively in GHF-free 23,982 health examinees who were followedExpand