Essays about: "Diabetes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 276 essays containing the word Diabetes.

  1. 1. Swedish diabetes patients’ experiences of using GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) : A qualitative interview study.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap

    Author : Marie Ekenberg; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: The world prevalence of diabetes mellitus in 2019 was 8.3%, out of which 85-90% have type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Numerous drugs for treating T2DM are approved, and one of the newer classes of drugs are GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). In Sweden during 2015 to 2019, the number of patients using GLP-1 RAs has increased by 280%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effect of physical training on hemoglobin-A1c in patients with type 2-diabetes : A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för idrottsvetenskap (ID)

    Author : Markus Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Fysisk aktivitet; fysisk träning; hemoglobin-A1c; kondition; styrketräning; typ 2-diabetes;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Hemoblobin-A1c är ett mått på blodsockrets medelvärde efter mellan 60-90 dagar och är en grundläggande indikator på blodsockerkontrollen hos patienter med typ 2-diabetes. Kondition- och styrketräning har visat sig kunna påverka hemoglobin-A1c och används därför som en av flera behandlingsformer hos patienter med typ-2 diabetes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of the shoe sole on Plantar Pressure distribution

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Geraldine Ejimadu; [2020]
    Keywords : Peak Plantar Pressure; PP; pressure distribution; Diabetic Foot Ulcer; DFU;

    Abstract : Patients affected by Diabetes Mellitus have reduced tactile sensitivity and atrophy of the small muscles in the foot, resulting in high-pressure points that may remain unnoticed. The increased pressure can cause micro-trauma leading to wounds. Because of the Diabetes Mellitus, DFUs do not heal easily. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nanoscale detection of insulin granule sub-structures using dSTORM imaging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Atomfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Yu Hong; [2020]
    Keywords : islet β-cells; dSTORM imaging; Alexa Fluor 647; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is a global disease, mainly caused by insufficient insulin secre- tion from pancreatic islet β-cells. Insulin is stored in the granules of islet β-cells and released in response to extracellular stimuli e.g. glucose. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of salt inducible kinases in the regulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway in adipocytes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i molekylärbiologi

    Author : Sulochana Kotresh Jali; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Salt inducible kinase 2 (SIK2) is found abundantly in adipose tissue and may have a role in the development of diabetes. SIK2 is downregulated in insulin-resistant and obese individuals, thereby providing a new potential target for therapeutic solutions. READ MORE