Diabetes mellitus case study

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1469903 tn?1286650297 Type 2 diabetes was also referred to as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), or adult onset diabetes mellitus (AODM). In type 2 diabetes, patients can still produce insulin, but do so relatively inadequately for their body's needs, particularly in the face of insulin resistance as discussed above. In many cases this actually means the pancreas produces larger than normal quantities of insulin.
Avatar f tn My understanding is that an HBV/diabetes mellitus connection or association was not found whereas an association with HCV and diabetes was found. It's HCV that seems to be the factor according to this article - if I am reading it right.
Avatar f tn A very quick search shows that full-text is not available for free online as is the case with many studies. For anyone who would like to read full-text, here's a link to the study and note the "full-text" box to the right. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19231011 That will take you to one or two sites where you can download the full-text for a fee. Alternatively, some of you with professional or university access may be able to get it that way.
Avatar n tn See http://www.medscape.
Avatar n tn I read the study .. for sure post Tx Sx is an area that has not well researched.. it's true also that Inf can cause auto immune disease that we already harbor but not activated .. activated by the Ifn .... This study is very small and sorry to say, Not Important, imo, .. The folks who were recruited responded to ads .. it say's 3000 people in Aust. Tx per year .. 27 responded ... This data is not controlled ....
Avatar n tn SRETRY=0 The influence of preexisting diabetes mellitus (DM) on outcome after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) has not been well defined. The objective of our study was to compare the morbidity and mortality after OLT in 57 patients with preexisting DM (3 type I, 54 type II) with 114 age-, sex-, and race-matched patients without DM (case controls). The demographics were similar in both groups.
Avatar m tn Causes of Diabetes Diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas doesn't make enough or any of the hormone insulin, or when the insulin produced doesn't work effectively. In diabetes, this causes the level of glucose in the blood to be too high. Although millions of people undergo problems with diabetes, they are not generally aware that their problems could greatly be relieved by adjusting their diet.
Avatar n tn In summary, you have had insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) for 10 years, poorly contractile bladder for last 10 years and your question is about possible course of action for your bladder problem. Diabetic autonomic cystopathy is a known sequel of long standing IDDM. Diabetic cystopathy refers to the spectrum of voiding dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus. It is marked by insidious onset and progression with minimal symptomology.
326176 tn?1239519289 I had shots of insulin (human) to fight back my diabetes mellitus too. On a strict regimen of diet and exercises I have felt the comforts of good health all these days. However things turned topsy turvey when two weeks back I had a sudden and unexpected fall just infront of my gate on reentering the household after a 30 minutes' morning walk.The spell was quite uncertain and I seldom remember what exactly had occurred.With the unexpected fall., I broke my teeth ..no cerebral damages sorted out.
1761834 tn?1315841426 In studies including a significant number of diabetic patients [5,7] diabetes mellitus has also been associated with retinopathy. Furthermore, improvement of retinopathy is delayed in hypertensive and diabetic patients after ending treatment [7]. This relationship emphasizes that IFN-induced retinopathy can result from physiopathological mechanisms in common with other retinopathies related to microvascular abnormalities.
Avatar m tn The important independent prognostic factors for an increased risk of stroke among individuals with AF are increasing age, a history of previous TIA or stroke, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and transthoracic echocardiographic evidence of moderate to severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction (E1).
233488 tn?1310696703 After adjusting for confounding factors, diabetes mellitus (35 percent increased hazard) and systemic arterial hypertension (17 percent increased hazard) were found to be independently associated with OAG. Subjects with both conditions had a 48 percent increased risk compared to subjects with neither condition. Subjects with hyperlipidemia alone had a 5 percent reduced risk, while the increased hazard of OAG associated with DM and HTN were attenuated by the presence of hyperlipidemia.
Avatar n tn BAC can give false positive tests with exposure to hand sanitizers, after shave lotions, perfumes, medications, hygiene products, cosmetics, foods and other product. Breath alcohol test can give similar false positive result. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus can cause false positive alcohol tests. Please discuss with her doctor. Take care!
Avatar n tn 1. Diabetes Mellitus 2. Hashimoto Thyroiditis 3. Ulcerative Colitis 4. Erythema Nodosum I thought that the correct answer is Hashimoto Thyroiditis. But they want us to explain the reason why. I didn't make it to explain this in the full range. I think that the problem begins from the pituitary gland. The molecule that makes the ACTH makes also MSH (cause of the skin hyper-pigmentation). So the body in this case builds MSH but low or non functional ACTH.
Avatar m tn Poor memory, brain fog and lack of concentration are all signs of insulin resistance. You may not have been actually diagnosed as insulin resistant yet, but elevated sugar levels do affect memory. Increase magnesium in the diet. Do not take magnesium supplements if you have kidney or heart problems. "Magnesium plays a pivotal role in the secretion and function of insulin; without it, diabetes mellitus is inevitable." - Nutritional Magnesium Association.
Avatar f tn Associated conditions include alcoholism, autoimmune disorders like guillain barre syndrome, diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, lyme disease etc. Motor weakness, cramps, spasms are associated with motor damage and sensory nerve damage produces tingling, numbness and pain which is burning, electric like or extremely sensitive to touch. Diagnosis is by nerve conduction velocity, EMG, EEG and imaging like MRI spine etc. Take care.
Avatar f tn Yes GS-9190 is a PI that Gilead has in phase 2 clinical trials. I have heard of someone in Florida who has been approved to join the study. He has advanced liver disease so time is of the essence for him. Gilead is a SF Bay Area bio company who does R&D and manufactures Hepatitis drugs, HIV treatment and they are working on anti-fibrosis drugs also. Link to clinical trial: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00743795?
Avatar m tn The current understanding of the serum 25(OH)D-disease outcome relations for cancers, cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections, respiratory diseases, tuberculosis, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer's disease, falls and fractures, meningitis, Parkinson's disease, maternal sepsis and hypertension, and multiple sclerosis was used in the calculations. Estimated reductions in mortality rates from increasing serum 25(OH)D from 20 ng/ml to over 40 ng/ml ranged from 7% for Africa to 17% for Europe.
931217 tn?1283484935 Much less common risks of pregnancy, such as pregnancy toxemia, diabetes mellitus, uterine torsion, uterine rupture, and pregnancy-associated pyelonephritis (kidney infection) can all be prevented by neutering.[13] Mammary Tumors - Mammary tumors are very common in intact female dogs. Incidence is reported in a number of different ways, which makes comparison between studies difficult.
1253246 tn?1332076910 PART 2 Exclusion Criteria: • Pregnant or breast feeding women or women who may wish to become pregnant during the course of the study • Males who have partners planning to become pregnant • Males and females of reproductive potential who are unwilling to use two forms of effective birth control through Study Week 72.
Avatar m tn First Case-Control Study Sue Hughes Feb 06, 2013 Honolulu, Hawaii — More evidence that smoking cannabis is associated with an increased risk for stroke has come from a New Zealand study.
Avatar m tn This study also seems to bear this out - those in the study with SVR had lower incidence of diabetes and those with risk factors who did not respond to treatment had higher incidences of diabetes. http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=21181270 "Multivariate Cox proportional hazard analysis revealed that type 2 diabetes development after the termination of IFN therapy occurred when histological staging was advanced (hazard ratio 3.30; 95% confidence interval [CI] 2.06-5.
Avatar n tn The reasons could be stress, functionally small bladder, diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus, urinary bladder wall instability, UTI, stones and neurological problems. If it is stress related then yoga, meditation and counseling will help. In your case it started with a very painful loss at a very tender age. So chances are high it is due to stress. I think you should discuss this with your doctor. It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage.
518117 tn?1429279873 Finally, in May of 2003 forty reports of hyperglycemia (elevated blood sugar), diabetes mellitus, or exacerbation of diabetes were received in the UK including one which proved to be fatal. In March of 2004, Eli Lilly ( the company that markets Zyprexa in the United States) sent a so call "Dear Doctor Letter" to thousands of physicians who were likely to use Zyprexa.
Avatar m tn Carbohydrates and Fat In the prescribed diets there should be no restriction on carbohydrate intake,[14] even in patients that suffer from diabetes mellitus or belong to the subgroup of patients with insulin resistance. This situation is not rare. In fact, 40–50% of all patients with ESLD suffer from insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus.
568322 tn?1370169040 Insulin resistance is the major feature of the metabolic syndrome and depends on insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity. In chronic hepatitis C, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus are more often seen than in healthy controls or chronic hepatitis B patients. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection promotes insulin resistance, mainly by increased TNF production together with enhancement of suppressor of cytokine (SOC-3); both events block PI3K and Akt phosphorylation.
921323 tn?1268679412 Many years and millions of research dollars later, our only remaining pharmaceutical arm in the fight against obesity is orlistat (Xenical), with the convenient side effects of bloating, stomach upset, and the need to have a public restroom app on your iPhone in case of emergencies. So what’s a health care system to do? On one hand, you might argue that Big Pharma has failed us in the obesity space. So should they throw in the towel?
1099201 tn?1338184518 the following from ATA/Ehealth: "Because genetic factors can make someone vulnerable to developing autoimmune disease, it is not uncommon for persons with Hashimoto's thyroiditis to have a history of other autoimmune disorders, including Graves' disease (another thyroid disorder that causes an overactive thyroid gland), juvenile diabetes mellitus, pernicious anemia, or the skin disorder vitiligo.
190885 tn?1333029491 Amongst other things, they are said to reduce the blood sugar level in type II Diabetes mellitus. Both the Federal Institute for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (BfArM) and the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) are of the opinion that products marketed with a claim of this nature should be classified as medicinal products and required to seek marketing authorisation.
Avatar m tn http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.