Diabetes Mellitus Adult-Onset
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1. Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth.
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Parallel to the increase in obesity worldwide, there has been a rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in children and adolescents. The etiology of T2DM in youth, similar to adults, is multifactorial including genetic and environmental factors, among them obesity, sedentary lifestyle, family history of the disease, high-risk ethnicity and insulin resistance phenotype playing major roles. Treatment of T2DM should not have a glucocentric approach; it should rather target improving glycemia, dyslipidemia, hypertension, weight management and the prevention of short- and long ... Read More »
» Published in Horm Res. 2006 Sep 28;67(1):22-34
2. Management of diabetes mellitus in hospitalized patients: efficiency and effectiveness of sliding-scale insulin therapy.
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STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficiency and effectiveness of current prescribing practices relative to short- and intermediate-acting insulins in the prevention or treatment of acute hyperglycemic episodes in hospitalized patients with diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia, and to identify clinical findings that influence the effectiveness of insulin therapy in these patients. DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. SETTING: University-affiliated hospital. PATIENTS: Ninety consecutive adult inpatients who had orders placed for as-needed subcutaneous regular or lispro sliding-scale insulin ... Read More »
» Published in Pharmacotherapy. 2006 Oct;26(10):1421-32.
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