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- Lymphocytic Esophagitis Presenting as Chronic Dysphagia. Kasirye, Yusuf; John, Abie; Rall, Christopher; Resnick, Jeffrey // Clinical Medicine & Research;May2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p83
The article presents a case study of a 60-year-old diabetic woman with chronic kidney disease and a history of lichen planus, afflicted with chronic intermittent solid food dysphagia for seven years. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed diffuse full-length esophageal rings and furrows, and barium...
- New Tool Reveals Highest Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. // Diabetes Health;Oct/Nov2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p41
The article reports that a simple blood test called PreDX Diabetes Risk Score can identify patients who may have the potential of developing type 2 diabetes within five years.
- Low Creatinine Excretion Associated with Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes. Kuritzky, Louis // Infectious Disease Alert;Aug2013 Clinical Briefs, p16
The article discusses research by S. J. Sinkeler and colleagues, published in a 2013 issue of "Diabetes Care" on the association between creatinine excretion (CER) and increased mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Diagnosis. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Aug2012, p118
The article presents information related to the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
- Point: HOMA--Satisfactory for the Time Being. McAuley, Kirsten A.; Mann, Jim I.; Chase, J. Geoffrey; Lotz, Thomas F.; Shaw, Geoffrey M. // Diabetes Care;Sep2007, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p2411
The article discusses the use of homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) in fasting blood samples and in determining insulin sensitivity. It cites the clinical and metabolic features associated with insulin resistance which predict the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease....
- Unusual Cause of Dysphagia (2005: 8a). // European Radiology;Aug2005, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1779
This article presents information related to a case study of dysphagia. A 63-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with complaints of sore throat, chest pain, dysphagia, generalized weakness and fatigue. The symptoms had begun 3 days earlier and progressed rapidly. Her past medical history...
- Mirtazapine treatment of diabetic gastroparesis as a novel method to reduce tube-feed residual: a case report. Gooden, Janelle Y.; Takahashi, Paul Y. // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Introduction: Gastroparesis is a common motility disorder that is characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction. Diabetes, along with other neuromuscular and infiltrating disorders, can predispose individuals to an increased risk of developing gastroparesis....
- Clinical Challenge. An obese woman presents with polyuria and blurred vision. TINGE, MICHELE D. // Clinical Advisor;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p83
The article presents a case study of an obese woman with complaints of polyuria, polydipsia, and progressive blurred vision, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and started on metformin 500 milligrams daily. After three months, the patient was diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis and was...
- The Impact of Family History of Diabetes on Glucose
Testing and Counseling Behavior in Primary Care. Murff, Harvey J.; Rothman, Russell L.; Byrne, Daniel W.; Syngal, Sapna // Diabetes Care;Sep2004, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p2247
Presents the study "The Impact of Family History of Diabetes on Glucose Testing and Counseling Behavior in Primary Care." Research design and methods; Statistics on the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the U.S.; Results of the study.