CHELATION THERAPY OF OCCLUSIVE ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS
- chelation therapy:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p50
A definition of the term "chelation therapy" is presented. It refers to therapy of heavy metal poisoning. This therapeutic method uses agents which sequester the poisonous metal from organs or tissues and binds it firmly within the ring structure of a new compound which can be eliminated from...
- Fulminant Type 1 Diabetes as a Model of Nature to Explore the Role of C-Peptide. Murase-Mishiba, Yuko; Imagawa, A.; Hanafusa, Toshiaki // Experimental Diabetes Research;2009, Special section p1
Patients with fulminant type 1 diabetes almost completely lack C-peptide even soon after the onset of the disease, and the deficiency continues for the rest of their life. Thus, fulminant type 1 diabetes could serve as a good model of nature to explore the physiological role of C-peptide. For...
- Thirty Years of Progress in Cardiovascular Health. Gerber, Michael // Townsend Letter;Jul2011, Issue 336, p44
A reprint of the article "Thirty Years of Progress in Cardiovascular Health" by Michael Gerber that was originally printed in the February/March 2006 issue of the periodical is presented. The author talks about the role of chelation therapy as a vital part of a comprehensive vascular treatment...
- TOPICAL CHELATION THERAPY FOR VARICOSE PIGMENTATION. Myers, Harvey L. // Angiology;Jan1966, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p66
Focuses on the efficacy of chelation therapy for varicose pigmentation. Causes of the varicose pigmentation; Safety of the chelating agent disodium ethylene diamide tetraaacetic acid; Effect of chelation on melanin pigment formation.
- EXPLORING THE ALTERNATIVES. Perry, Patrick // Saturday Evening Post;May/June2005, Vol. 277 Issue 3, p74
Provides an overview of the study Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy, which is led by Gervasio Lamas, to determine the potential of chelation therapy in heart disease. Factors which contributed to the growth of chelation therapy as alternative medicine; Benefits of chelation therapy; Details of...
- The Chelation Controversy. Engelsman-Robins, Charmaine // Sarasota Magazine;Summer99, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p161
Focuses on chelation therapy as a non-invasive treatment for removing arterial plaques in vascular diseases. Discussion on chelaton therapy process; Detractors and proponents of the alternative treatment; Local practice of oral chelation administration.
- Is living proof enough? Yu, Winifred // Natural Health;Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p64
Provides information on chelation, a process first developed to remove metals from the body. Factors that may explain the success of chelation; Increase in the body's free radical population by too many metallic ions in the body; Criticisms and praises for the process.
- Reducing the risk of complications associated with diabetes. Hill, Jill // Nursing Standard;2/25/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p49
Complications associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes can lead to microvascular and macrovascular damage, which can have financial implications for patients and the NHS, and affect quality of life. This article discusses the identification, management and prevention of complications...
- Subendocardial Viability Ratio (SEVR): A Potential Marker of Renal and/or Vascular Damage in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)? Prince, Catherine T.; Orchard, Trevor J. // Diabetes;Jun2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, pA262
Though aortic pressure and related measures have been associated with cardiovascular outcomes, little is known about how these measures predict other outcomes in T1D. The SEVR, the diastole to systole area ration under the aortic pressure curve, is an indicator of myocardial perfusion. As...