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The HAPPY Study: Cardiorespiratory fitness link to cardiometabolic risk in children   
Association between cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiometabolic risk in children is mediated by abdominal adiposity.
Correlation between HMG-coenzyme A reductase inhibition, type 2 diabetes, and body weight   
Increased risk of type 2 diabetes noted with statins is partially explained by HMGCR inhibition.
Switching from glimepiride to sitagliptin to reduce hypoglycemia in T2DM patients   
Patients with dominant insulin resistance may serve as good candidates for switching from a sulfonylurea to sitagliptin to reduce hypoglycemia.
Step-up treatment with premixed insulin Lispro-50/50 vs. Aspart-70/30 in T2DM patients   
Achievement rates of HbA1c <7.4% with Lispro-50/50 vs. Aspart-70/30 are not statistically different.
Impact of redefining high platelet reactivity based on specific thresholds for patients with and without DM on MACE post-PCI   
Thresholds for platelet reactivity to predict clinical events after coronary intervention are different in patients with and without diabetes mellitus.
Insulin glargine-based regimens showed advantage over premixed insulin in a number of patient-reported outcome measures   
Greater fear of hypoglycaemia with premixed insulin than with basal-bolus insulin glargine and glulisine.
Dapagliflozin as monotherapy or combination therapy in T2DM patients   
Dapagliflozin for over 52 weeks, is well tolerated and effective, both as monotherapy and combination therapy in T2DM patients.
Outcomes of Metformin at midlife in overweight women   
Metformin1700 mg per day, reduces insulin resistance and weight in euglycemic, obese, middle-aged women, when compared with placebo.
Contribution from individual neck fat compartments to metabolic syndrome   
Neck fat compartments expand differently with increasing adiposity, correlate with CVD risk factors, and are associated with metabolic syndrome.
Role of N-terminal fragment of probrain natriuretic peptide as a biomarker in patients with type 2 diabetes   
N-terminal fragment of probrain natriuretic peptide is associated with diabetes microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes.
Correlation between renal resistive index and microvascular complications in patients with T2DM   
Resistive index may predict the development of microvascular complications in diabetic subjects.
Thermographic evaluation of the foot in the diagnosis of diabetic peripheral polyneuropathy   
The best sensitivities and specificities bilaterally is for the warm temperatures under the first and fifth metatarsal heads.
Outcomes of linagliptin and metformin combination therapy versus linagliptin monotherapy in newly diagnosed T2DM patients with marked hyperglycaemia   
Linagliptin in initial combination with metformin significantly improved glycaemic control with a low incidence of hypoglycaemia, weight gain, or other adverse effects, in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients with marked hyperglycaemia.
Outcomes of Linagliptin in patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus (>10 years)   
Linagliptin is well tolerated and it significantly improves hyperglycemia in patients with long-standing T2DM.
Diurnal variations of blood glucose in diabetic patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis   
Diurnal variations in glucose depends on peritoneal glucose absorption speed but not on net glucose absorption.
Lixisenatide versus neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin as add-on to metformin and sulphonylurea treatment in T2DM patients   
Lixisenatide treatment in comparison with NPH-insulin is associated with a lower risk of hypoglycaemia and a greater weight loss.
Effect of mechanical circulatory support on diabetic parameters in patients who underwent left ventricular assist devices implantation   
Mechanical circulatory support improves diabetic control in patients with advanced heart failure.
Incidence of cancer and mortality associated with simvastatin and ezetimibe use   
ezetimibe/simvastatin was not associated with an increased cancer risk or mortality.
Multidisciplinary Tier 3 weight management service for adults with morbid obesity, or obesity and comorbidities   
At 12 months, 102 participants achieve 5% weight loss.
Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the long term following surgery   
Parameters significantly associated with PA and/or sitting outcomes are age, sex, smoking status, pre-surgery body mass index, time-since-surgery and percent excess weight lost.
Correlation between physical activity and cognitive functioning in obese individuals   
Self-reported physical activity is associated with cognitive function in lean, but not obese individuals.
Influence of tricyclic and selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors usage on association between BMI and health risk factors   
Selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants use may alter how body weight relates with cardiovascular risk.
Diabetes in prediabetic men with normal glucose tolerance   
Deterioration to T2DM is correlated with an increase in the levels of cardiometabolic risk factors.
Correlation between glycemic index, glycemic load, and pulse wave reflection in adults   
Glycemic index, glycemic load are directly associated with PAIx75 values in adults without cardiovascular diseases.
Correlation between 25(OH)D insufficiency and parasympathetic function in T2DM patients   
Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with reduced parasympathetic nerve fiber function in type 2 diabetes.
Impact of dietary glycemic index and glycemic load in all-cause mortality   
A high dietary glycemic index increases total mortality in a mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk.
Impact of timing of administration of lixisenatide on outcomes in inadequately controlled T2DM patients   
Improvement in glycaemia with lixisenatide given before breakfast or the main meal of the day is equal.
KORA F4 and AusDiab Studies: Screening Score for diabetic polyneuropathy   
Screening scores developed in this study are simple tools that can differentiate between a high and low likelihood of having DSPN among T2DM patients.
Effects of neighborhood factors and self-care on glycemic control in T2DM adults   
Self-care behaviors and neighborhood aesthetics directly effect glycemic control while social support and access to health foods have direct effects on self-care.
eControl Study: Cardiometabolic control in type 2 diabetes based on gender and the presence of cardiovascular disease   
LDL-cholesterol levels were remarkably uncontrolled in both women with and women without CVD despite high use of lipid-lowering medications.
Detecting expression of platelet microRNA among diabetic patients with or without ischemic stroke   
Low platelet and plasma miR-223 and miR-146a expression are risk factor for ischemic stroke among diabetics.
Serum phospholipid omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and insulin resistance in T2DM patients with and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease   
Reduced ω-3 PUFAs may play an important role in the development of T2DM and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Outcomes of exercise in older T2DM individuals with/without peripheral neuropathy   
Exercise improves gait, reaction time and postural stability in older adults with type 2 diabetes and neuropathy.
Determinants of weight loss in overweight and obese adults   
Eating behavior traits and sleep may act together to influence the outcome of weight-loss programs.
Impact of PPARGC1A and serum uric acid on type 2 diabetes mellitus in Chinese Han population   
Combination of higher level of uric acid and PPARGC1A (rs8192678) is an independent predictor for T2DM.
Serum galectin-3 and insulin resistance: Correlation in patients with T2DM using a glucose clamp method   
Low serum galectin-3 concentrations are associated with insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Correlation between serum triglyceride level and clinical outcomes in STEMI who underwent a PCI   
Lower serum triglyceride level is a risk factor for in-hospital and late major adverse events in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
Beneficial impact of bezafibrate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia   
Bezafibrate improves insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Response of GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes   
GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy was significantly associated with treatment used before the initiation of therapy BMI and preprandial blood glucose level.
Correlation between endothelial function, cardiovascular risk, and metabolic syndrome in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease   
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in association with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, further increases the risk of cardiovascular events.
Correlation between epicardial adipose tissue inflammation and vitamin D deficiency   
Epicardial adipose tissue inflammation is related to vitamin D deficiency in patients affected by coronary artery disease.
Effectiveness of liraglutide and sitagliptin in type 2 diabetes in routine clinical practice   
Liraglutide shows superior glycaemic control and weight reduction than sitagliptin.
Do comorbidities impact pharmacotherapy of painful diabetic neuropathy in clinical practice   
Comorbidities like macroangiopathy, depression and pain characteristics may predict the effectiveness of duloxetine and anticonvulsants.
Correlation between hypoglycaemia and QT interval prolongation in T1DM   
Insulin induced hypoglycaemia may cause QTc prolongation in patients with T1DM.
Drug utilization, safety, and effectiveness of exenatide, sitagliptin, and vildagliptin in T2DM patients in the real world   
Exenatide decreases body weight by 3.5% while DPP-4 inhibitors by 1.0-1.5%.
Linking diabetes mellitus to platelet dysfunction in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction   
Mean platelet volume has good prognostic value for in-hospital and late mortality among both diabetics and non-diabetics.
Corneal nerve fiber length reduction in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus   
Extent of corneal nerve damage, may be influenced by type of diabetes and degree of neuropathy.
Correlation between oxidative stress and pro-inflammatory cytokines in diabetics with hyperglycemic crisis   
Oxidative stress and dysregulated serum pro-inflammatory cytokines are significantly increased in patients with hyperglycemic crises.
Underlying mechanism by which thiazolidinediones prevent the formation and progression of atherosclerosis and restenosis following percutaneous coronary intervention   
Pioglitazone modulates the proliferation and apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells via peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor-gamma.
Computerized algorithm versus conventional approach for glycemic control in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass   
Early computer-based insulin therapy allows better achievement of normoglycemia in patients undergoing major cardiac surgery with the use of blood cardioplegia.
Association of abdominal fat distribution with atherosclerotic changes in the carotid artery   
Total fat area may be considered as a valuable measure of atherosclerotic changes.
Impact of liraglutide treatment and a calorie-restricted diet on lipoprotein profile in overweight/obese prediabetics   
Liraglutide therapy plus modest calorie restriction leads to enhanced weight loss and decrease in fasting plasma glucose concentration.
Predictive role of early postpartum HbA1c after pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus   
Increased HbA1c levels could be used as an indicator of risk for diabetes manifestation.
Differences in pancreatic volume, fat content, and fat density with duration of diabetes   
Pancreatic volume and fat deposition might be associated with T2D development and progression.
Potential of the SGLT2 Inhibitor Dapagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes   
Dapagliflozin had short-term tolerability profile, expected pharmacokinetic profiles and increased urinary glucose excretion in adults with type 1 diabetes.
Correlation between meat intake and indicators of insulin resistance and endothelial function in women   
Increased red meat intake is associated with abnormal glucose homeostasis in women.
Preventing metabolic disorders with telmisartan and indapamide in a high-normal blood pressure population   
Intervention with telmisartan and indapamide reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome.
Diabetes risk in patients treated with different HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors   
Pitavastatin shows the strongest effect on the development of new-onset diabetes.
Metabolic syndrome in children  
The Harmonious Efficacy of Albiglutide as an Add-On therapy or Monotherapy for an Individualized T2DM Management  
Canagliflozin: The Blockbuster drug for the Co-morbid T2DM treatment  
Dapagliflozin: Clinical perspective   
Treatment and management of diabetic macular edema   
Gestational diabetes mellitus   
From trivial to extremely vital - The resurrection of Metabolic Syndrome for the present Diabetes management  
Lifestyle counseling in routine patient care  


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