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Age, diabetes mellitus, and dialysis modality are associated with risk of poor muscle strength and physical function in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.

Jun 03, 2021

Due to the poor outcomes associated with the impairment of physical function and muscle strength in patients on maintenance dialysis, it is important to understand the factors that may influence physi...

Using Virtual Reality to Improve Health Care Providers’ Cultural Self-Efficacy & Diabetes Attitudes

May 11, 2021

According to recent data, diabetes disproportionately affects people in Appalachian Ohio, with nearly 20% of adults in the southeastern part of the region having the disease. “In addition, diabetes ...

A Pragmatic Family-Centered Approach to Childhood Obesity Treatment: What Do Children & Parents Want?

May 07, 2021

Family-based weight-management programs (WMPs) are increasingly being used to provide multidisciplinary treatment for children and families with obesity, according to Amanda E. Staiano, PhD. With WMPs...

Association between Diabetes Mellitus and Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 1.1 Million Contrast Exposure Patients.

May 06, 2021

Although diabetes mellitus (DM) has been a common risk factor of contrast-associated acute kidney injury (CA-AKI) for a long time, several current studies showed that DM is not an independent risk fac...

CME/CE: A Closer Look at the Association of Alcohol Intake With Hypertension in Type 2 Diabetes

Apr 21, 2021

This course discusses a study that explored the relationship between various levels of alcohol consumption and the risk of hypertension in patients with diabetes. ...

PedsQL™ Gastroparesis Symptoms Module Domain and Item Development: Qualitative Methods.

Apr 15, 2021

Like adults, children suffer from gastroparesis. However, there are currently no validated instruments to determine the impact of gastroparesis in pediatric patients. The objective of this study was t...

Risk Factors for Infection and Revision Surgery following Patellar Tendon and Quadriceps Tendon Repairs: An Analysis of 3,442 Patients.

Apr 15, 2021

Disruption of the extensor mechanism is debilitating with surgical repair being the accepted treatment. The incidence of infection and reoperation after extensor mechanism repair are not well reported...

Association between Adherence to SSRI Treatment and Mortality among Individuals with Metabolic Syndrome Components.

Apr 15, 2021

Depression and anxiety have been associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome, major causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The effect of antidepressants in this associat...

Health-Related Quality of Life: A Comparative Analysis of Caregivers of People With Dementia, Cancer, COPD/Emphysema, and Diabetes and Noncaregivers, 2015-2018 BRFSS.

Mar 25, 2021

Many informal caregivers experience significant caregiving burden and report worsening health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Caregiver HRQoL may vary by disease context, but this has rarely been stu...

Development of a Typology of Diabetes-Specific Family Functioning Among Adults With Type 2.

Mar 25, 2021

Family members' responses to adults' diabetes and efforts to manage it vary widely. Multiple aspects of diabetes-specific family functioning have been identified as important for self-management and p...

Amino acids-Rab1A-mTORC1 signaling controls whole-body glucose homeostasis.

Mar 18, 2021

Rab1A is a small GTPase known for its role in vesicular trafficking. Recent evidence indicates that Rab1A is essential for amino acids (aas) sensing and signaling to regulate mTORC1 in normal and canc...

Potential of Circulating Proangiogenic MicroRNAs for Predicting Major Adverse Cardiac and Cerebrovascular Events in Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease Patients Who Underwent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Mar 18, 2021

This study aimed to explore the association of 14 proangiogenic microRNAs (miRNAs) with major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) occurrence in unprotected left main coronary artery dis...

Association of genetic polymorphisms in vitamin D receptor (, and ) with vitamin D and glycemic status in type 2 diabetes patients from Southern India.

Mar 18, 2021

To evaluate the association of polymorphisms (, and ) with vitamin D levels and glycemic status in type 2 diabetes patients from Southern India.In this observational study, genotype frequencies and ...

CME: Improving Outcomes With Calibration-Free Real-Time CGM in Younger Patients With T1D

Mar 17, 2021

This course discusses a study that compared the efficacy of a Real-time continuous glucose monitoring system that is calibration-free and linked to a smartphone app with that of conventional self-moni...

Factors Associated with Poor Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Large-Vessel Occlusion in Acute Anterior Circulation: A Retrospective Study.

Feb 25, 2021

To investigate factors associated with poor clinical outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) undergoing endovascular therapy.A retrospective review of 265 patients with AIS treated in th...

Utilizing genome wide data to highlight the social behavioral pathways to health: The case of obesity and cardiovascular health among older adults.

Feb 25, 2021

We use genome-wide data from the 1992-2016 Health and Retirement Study (n = 12,090) to characterize obesity among older adults as genetically or socially oriented. To illustrate the significance of ...

Outcomes and adverse effects of extremely high dose insulin infusions in ICU patients.

Feb 25, 2021

Describe the characteristics, hospital course, and outcomes of adult ICU patients receiving extremely high dose insulin infusions compared to those with lower insulin requirements.Retrospective observ...

Unusual pneumoperitoneum secondary to ruptured liver abscess-A case report.

Feb 22, 2021

Pyogenic liver abscess is important cause of hospitalization and life threatening disease in low-middle income countries. Clinical spectrum of ruptured GFPLA can mimic hollow viscus perforation as it ...

Microalbuminuria as a potential biomarker for Parkinson's disease severity: A hypothesis.

Feb 22, 2021

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative condition characterized by motor and non-motor symptoms causing a great burden in patients' quality of life. PD has been associated...

The effect of atorvastatin on recurrence of chronic subdural hematoma after novel YL-1 puncture needle surgery.

Feb 22, 2021

Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common neurological disorder with a high recurrence rate. This study investigates the effect that atorvastatin has when used as a postoperative adjuvant therapy o...