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Plaque Characteristics in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance

In addition to diabetes mellitus, which is established as one of the most significant risk factors of coronary artery disease, prediabetic conditions such as impaired glucose tolerance have been also reported to increase the…

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Effect of Peripheral Electrical Stimulation (PES) on Nocturnal Blood Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by chronic hyperglycemia. The key pathophysiologic abnormalities that have been associated with the disease are decreased peripheral glucose utilization combined with…

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Burden and Socio-Behavioral Correlates of Uncontrolled Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in an Urban Population of India

Diabetes Mellitus is a heterogeneous syndrome of abnormalities in carbohydrate and fat metabolism, characterized by multi-factorial interplay between genetic and environmental factors culminating into…

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Glucose Intolerance after a Recent History of Gestational Diabetes Based on the 2013 WHO Criteria

Gestational diabetes (GDM) was historically defined as ‘any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy’. The incidence of GDM is rising globally and it represents an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes such as…

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Effect of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 on Salivary Glucose

Early screening of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is essential for improved prognosis and effective delay of clinical complications associated with diabetes, and has been suggested as an important strategy to lower the incidence of this disease worldwide [1]–[3]. To date, urine and blood tests are available for screening type 2 DM.

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Thresholds of Oxidative Stress in Newly Diagnosed Diabetic Patients on Intensive Glucose-Control Therapy

Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) are the central measures of diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes (FPG ≥126 mg/dl (7.0 mmol/L); HbA1C ≥6.5%) and prediabetic states (FPG 100–125 mg/dl (5.5–6.9 mmol/L); HbA1C 5.7–6.4%). The clinical management of diabetes focuses on the control of hyperglycemia using a combination of nutritional and pharmacological therapies.

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A low-fat diet may help curb metabolic syndrome risk in women

Metabolic syndrome is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. The diagnosis is made based on the presence of 3 or more of the following clinical signs: waist circumference of 88 cm or more; serum triglycerides of 1.7 mmol/L or more; blood pressure of 130/85 mmHg or… 

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