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3 . 2021

Alexander S. Ametov (to the 80th anniversary)

Original research

Insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus and COVID-19 and its correlation with risk factors for adverse outcomes

Aim of the study - to study the features of insulin therapy (IT) in COVID-19 (COronaVIrusDisease 2019) and concomitant diabetes mellitus, as well as to assess its correlation with risk factors for adverse outcomes. Material and methods. 57 patients with COVID-19 and diabetes

Insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a focus on therapeutic education

Insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is widely used in clinical practice. Despite the use of high doses of insulin, the majority of patients do not reach their treatment goals. Patient education for people with T2DM on insulin therapy seems to be an important

Using high-intensity laser and photodynamic therapy in treatment of purulent diseases of hand in patients with diabetes mellitus

One of the most formidable comorbidities in patients with diabetes mellitus is purulent pathology, which is a frequent reason for hospitalization for this category of patients. It is known that in this group of patients purulent diseases are especially difficult and long

Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of sexual dysfunction in men with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Sexual dysfunction is widespread among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), but the clinical and epidemiological data on them vary depending on sampling. In our study, the results were obtained on a representative sample of a large region of Russia. The aim - to

The impact of a significantly reduced body mass index on the severity of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in obese patients after bariatric surgery

The aim of the study was to explore the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and the decrease of body mass index (BMI) in obese patients after bariatric surgery. Material and methods. The prospective cohort study involved 41 patients.

The effectiveness of combined lipid-lowering therapy in patients with disorders of carbohydrate metabolism

The search for an optimal therapeutic approach for correcting lipid metabolism disorders in patients with diabetes mellitus in order to increase the effectiveness of therapy and prevent macrovascular complications remains an urgent task at present. Statin monotherapy, even

Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism in patients with pancreatic diseases: features of diagnosis and pathogenesis

In the 21 st century it is already known that the gradation of diabetes mellitus only into classical types 1 and 2 is impossible, a number of mutations associated with MODY diabetes and other "specific types" have already been discovered. However, a rather large and at the

It's time to change stereotypes: a new look at fixed-mixtures insulins

Insulin therapy is widely used today in the treatment of patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and there is a huge variety of dosage forms of insulin for the selection of the most individualized treatment regimen. Treatment regimens are often complex, require a

Modern possibilities of Cushing's disease medication control

Cushing's disease (CD) is a rare disease with a clinical picture of hypercortisolism, caused by the presence of pituitary tumor or hyperplasia and characterized by hypersecretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone and an increase in cortisol production by the adrenal gland.
Clinical cases

Multifactorial management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with very high cardiovascular risk

This clinical case demonstrates the advantages of correcting hypoglycemic therapy with a risk of hypoglycemia in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus who suffered an acute cerebrovascular accident and initiating therapy with cardiovascular-renal benefits. Triple

Type 2 diabetes and obesity. How to fight insulin resistance?

Over the past 50 years, the knowledge of carbohydrate metabolism has expanded significantly, many anti-diabetic drugs and theories of the origin of type 2 diabetes mellitus have appeared. However, active discussion on the contribution of insulin resistance began only in the
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New opportunities in diabetes mellitus management with Flash glucose monitoring

The growing number of patients with diabetes calls for innovative approaches, including new digital technologies, to ensure glycemic control. It also applies to continuous glucose monitoring. Flash glucose monitoring allows to observe changes in glucose levels immediately,
Proceedings of the XII Scientific and practical conference of young scientists with international participation “Translational medicine: possible and real”

The effect of hypoglycemic therapy on clinical outcomes in patients with viral pneumonia and type 2 diabetes mellitus

The presence of viral pneumonia (VP) in patients significantly aggravates the course of type 2 diabetes mellitus (TDM2). The infectious process contributes to an increase in blood glucose levels and the development of decompensation of carbohydrate metabolism. On the other

Evaluation of the prevalence of excess estradiol and testosterone deficiency in men, taking into account the degree of obesity

The bulk of estrogens in men is formed by the conversion of androgens to estrogens by the aromatase enzyme in adipose tissue. It is already known that in men with overdeveloped adipose tissue, the activity of this enzyme is increased, however, data on the relationship

Evaluation of the effectiveness of diet therapy in gestational diabetes mellitus using the FreeStyle Libre flash monitoring system

Early control of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can reduce the likelihood of adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. Glycemic variability (GV) is a more accurate parameter for assessing the risk of developing diabetic complications than traditional parameters for assessing

The evolution of methods of self-control of glycemia on the example of a clinical case of type 1 diabetes mellitus

This work is devoted to the study of the effectiveness of the use of modern gadgets for self-monitoring of blood glucose on the example of a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus. On a clinical example, it was found that the use of modern gadgets in patients with type 1

Women's health and Wilson's disease: study, evaluation and prediction of treatment

In a retrospective multicenter study, 111 patients with Wilson's disease were examined (mean age 28.7±7.9 years, range 16-46 years). Maternal complications during pregnancy, incidence of spontaneous abortions and congenital malformations and their dependence on disease

Assessment of psychosocial aspects of life of patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus on insulin pump therapy

This work draws attention to the psychosocial aspects of the use of insulin pump therapy, in order to identify the reasons for the rejection of the technology by patients with all its advantages. According to the results of the study, the need for educational activities

Predictive risk factors for clinical outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a new coronavirus infection

Mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is 2 times higher compared to those without a history of DM, with a primary prevalence of women in the proportion of deaths. Patients with T2D had a high frequency of associated diseases: coronary heart disease

Deprescribing of antidiabetic drugs in middle-aged and elderly people with type 2 diabetes mellitus

This study examined the safety and efficacy of canceling or replacing antidiabetic drugs (deprescribing) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (type 2 diabetes) at risk of developing hypoglycemia. Two groups were formed. Group 1 included patients who had previously taken

Analysis of gut microbiota in patients with onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus

In this study, we studied the features of the composition of the gut microbiota in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In the course of the work, the predominance of Fermicutes over Bacteroidetes in patients with T2DM was revealed. Also, in

Test preparation under the “Moscow Doctor” programme. Type 1 diabetes mellitus in adults:mechanisms of development, clinical picture, treatment

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Ametov Alexander S.
Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of Subdepartment of Endocrinology, Head of the UNESCO Network Chair on the subject «Bioethics of diabetes as a global problem» of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education (Moscow)

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