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The purpose of this paper was to explore the lack of medication adherence in the African American patient community. The paper will address myths that many African American patients believe related to type 2 diabetes, hypertension treatment, and …

As the number of patients with diabetes continues to grow, complications of diabetes have likewise increased. Specifically, diabetic foot ulcers have become a massive burden to both the diabetic patient population and national healthcare systems.…

My family and friends (and even my doctor!) think I’m a strong person, but I don’t see it that way. I just do what I need to do to get through each day. Taking care of my family, friends, and sometimes even complete strangers is actually what keeps…

“It’s about time you got in here.” I was just a few minutes late getting started for Kathleen’s appointment, so it seemed apparent she was in a hurry. Kathleen sat in a chair next to our examination table. She was restless and her excess body weight…

Rationale, Aims and Objectives Doctor compliance with diabetic care guidelines is low and may be improved with system-wide changes that include patient involvement. The objective of this study was to determine if patients in an internal medicine…

Hepatic VLDL overproduction is a characteristic feature of diabetes and an important contributor to diabetic dyslipidemia. Hepatic sortilin 1 (Sort1), a cellular trafficking receptor, is a novel regulator of plasma lipid metabolism and reduces plasma…

The evaluation of foot infections in patients with diabetes requires a careful physical examination. Wound culture; a probeto-bone test; and imaging studies, such as plain radiography and MRI, should be performed when indicated. Patients with…

Objectives: Hypertriglyceridaemia enhances cardiovascular disease risk in patients with diabetes. Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) regulates plasma triglyceride levels by hydrolysing chylomicrons and very‐low‐density lipoprotein (VLDL). Metformin, an…

OBJECTIVE: The Fourth International Workshop on Gestational Diabetes recently suggested that two techniques, a 2-tiered protocol and a 1-tiered protocol, to screen for gestational diabetes mellitus are acceptable alternatives. This study was…

Diabetes is a risk factor for worse outcomes following acute myocardial infarction (AMI). In this study, we tested the hypothesis that SDF-1:CXCR4 expression is compromised in post-AMI in diabetes, and that reversal of this defect can reverse the…
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