M P Hermans

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of Fenofibrate on Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Features of the Metabolic Syndrome: Subgroup Analysis From FIELD
    Michel P Hermans
    Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Cardiol Rev 6:112-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Novel sexual dimorphisms of sleep apnea syndrome in diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Diabetes Metab Syndr 8:36-44. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Novel unbiased equations to calculate triglyceride-rich lipoprotein cholesterol from routine non-fasting lipids
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:56. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Parental brevity linked to cardiometabolic risk in diabetic descendants
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 28:141-6. 2014
  5. doi request reprint What is the phenotype of patients with gastrointestinal intolerance to metformin?
    M P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Diabetes Metab 39:322-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Sleep apnoea syndrome and 10-year cardiovascular risk in females with type 2 diabetes: relationship with insulin secretion and insulin resistance
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:227-34. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effects of saxagliptin added to sub-maximal doses of metformin compared with uptitration of metformin in type 2 diabetes: the PROMPT study
    Michel P Hermans
    endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:1635-45. 2012
  8. pmc Discriminant ratio and biometrical equivalence of measured vs. calculated apolipoprotein B100 in patients with T2DM
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:39. 2013
  9. pmc The atherogenic dyslipidemia ratio [log(TG)/HDL-C] is associated with residual vascular risk, beta-cell function loss and microangiopathy in type 2 diabetes females
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Lipids Health Dis 11:132. 2012
  10. doi request reprint eNOS [Glu298Asp] polymorphism, erectile function and ocular pressure in type 2 diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, avenue Hippocrate UCL 54, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:729-37. 2012

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Publications50

  1. pmc Impact of Fenofibrate on Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Features of the Metabolic Syndrome: Subgroup Analysis From FIELD
    Michel P Hermans
    Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Cardiol Rev 6:112-8. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Novel sexual dimorphisms of sleep apnea syndrome in diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Diabetes Metab Syndr 8:36-44. 2014
    ..OSAS, a frequently neglected, yet frequent comorbidity in T2DM, is associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome and central fat. OSAS is better documented in males, and this study explored novel gender dimorphisms in T2DM...
  3. doi request reprint Novel unbiased equations to calculate triglyceride-rich lipoprotein cholesterol from routine non-fasting lipids
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:56. 2014
    ..TRL-C is computed as total C - [LDL-C + HDL-C]. Such calculation applies only if LDL-C is directly measured, or obtained from a non-Friedewald's formula, a method as yet never benchmarked against independent markers of TRL burden...
  4. doi request reprint Parental brevity linked to cardiometabolic risk in diabetic descendants
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 28:141-6. 2014
    ..No study investigated the effects of parental lifespan on their progeny when offspring have T2DM. This study assessed CV and metabolic features of T2DM offspring according to parental lifespan...
  5. doi request reprint What is the phenotype of patients with gastrointestinal intolerance to metformin?
    M P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Diabetes Metab 39:322-9. 2013
    ..At present, it is unclear whether treating diabetes without being able to ever use metformin alters cardiovascular outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Sleep apnoea syndrome and 10-year cardiovascular risk in females with type 2 diabetes: relationship with insulin secretion and insulin resistance
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:227-34. 2013
    ..The prevalence of sleep apnoea and its association with microvascular and macrovascular diseases and glycaemic control are poorly documented in T2DM women...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of saxagliptin added to sub-maximal doses of metformin compared with uptitration of metformin in type 2 diabetes: the PROMPT study
    Michel P Hermans
    endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:1635-45. 2012
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  8. pmc Discriminant ratio and biometrical equivalence of measured vs. calculated apolipoprotein B100 in patients with T2DM
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques universitaires St Luc and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique IREC, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:39. 2013
    ..ApoB100 is rarely measured alongside standard lipids, which precludes comprehensive assessment of dyslipidemia...
  9. pmc The atherogenic dyslipidemia ratio [log(TG)/HDL-C] is associated with residual vascular risk, beta-cell function loss and microangiopathy in type 2 diabetes females
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Lipids Health Dis 11:132. 2012
    ..In T2DM males, AD was shown to correlate with β-cell function loss, yet it is not established whether this applies across gender...
  10. doi request reprint eNOS [Glu298Asp] polymorphism, erectile function and ocular pressure in type 2 diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, avenue Hippocrate UCL 54, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:729-37. 2012
    ..Various endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) polymorphisms may affect NO bioavailability, thereby promoting adverse cardiovascular milieu...
  11. doi request reprint The multi-faceted outcomes of conjunct diabetes and cardiovascular familial history in type 2 diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Division of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Diabetes Complications 26:187-94. 2012
    ..We investigated whether the impact of such combination is neutral, additive, or potentiating in T2DM descendants, as regards cardiometabolic phenotype, glucose homeostasis and micro-/macroangiopathies...
  12. pmc Study rationale and design of OPTIMISE, a randomised controlled trial on the effect of benchmarking on quality of care in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Frank Nobels
    Endocrinologie, OLV Ziekenhuis, Moorselbaan 164, B 9300 Aalst, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:82. 2011
    ..To investigate the effect of physician- and patient-specific feedback with benchmarking on the quality of care in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and efficacy of nebivolol in an open-label study in hypertensive patients. the QoLaN study
    Michel P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, St Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Blood Press Suppl 1:5-14. 2009
    ..This study investigated its effect on quality of life (QoL) and blood pressure (BP) in real life conditions. In total, 1468 patients were enrolled, 12% diabetics. Nebivolol was prescribed as monotherapy, add-on or switch medication...
  14. doi request reprint Raised natriuretic peptides, big-endothelin-1 and improved beta-cell function in type 2 diabetic males with hyperuricaemia
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 6:190-3. 2009
    ..In T2DM males, hyperuricaemia is associated with raised neurohormones together with better beta-cell indices. Urate's dual properties may translate into beneficial (glucose homeostasis) and detrimental (raised neurohormones) effects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and efficacy of nebivolol in an open-label study in hypertensive patients. The QoLaN study
    Michel P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, St Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Blood Press Suppl 18:5-14. 2009
    ..It may be hypothesized that its dual mode of action explains its BP-lowering effect as well as the tolerability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the endothelium
    M P Hermans
    Service d Endocrinologie and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, 54, Avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Acta Clin Belg 62:97-101. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Centralized Pan-European survey on the undertreatment of hypercholesterolaemia (CEPHEUS)
    Michel P Hermans
    Department of Diabetology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Woluwe Saint Lambert, Brussels
    Acta Cardiol 64:177-85. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Do high ferritin levels confer lower cardiovascular risk in men with Type 2 diabetes?
    M P Hermans
    Endocrinology Department, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabet Med 27:417-22. 2010
    ..We therefore characterized a cohort of males with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) according to ferritin levels and prevalent macroangiopathy...
  19. doi request reprint Statin therapy and cataract in type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 37:139-43. 2011
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  20. pmc log(TG)/HDL-C is related to both residual cardiometabolic risk and β-cell function loss in type 2 diabetes males
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:88. 2010
    ..AD confers increased risk for CAD, even when LDL-C is at target. AD is rarely assessed due to lack of screening methods consensus...
  21. pmc Non-HDL-cholesterol as valid surrogate to apolipoprotein B100 measurement in diabetes: Discriminant Ratio and unbiased equivalence
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10 Avenue Hippocrate, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:20. 2011
    ..Non-HDL-C represents a simple surrogate for apoB in hypertriglyceridemic and/or T2DM patients. ApoB and non-HDL-C show high correlation, although the degree of mutual concordance remains debated in CV risk evaluation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Service d Endocrinologie et Nutrition Cliniques universitaires UCL Saint Luc UCL 54 74 Avenue Hippocrate 54 B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 59:59-66. 2004
  23. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction, microangiopathy and UKPDS risk in type 2 diabetes
    Michel P Hermans
    Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, DIAB 54 74 Tour Claude Bernard 1, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 35:484-9. 2009
    ..Less attention, however, has been directed at the potential association of ED and microangiopathy in hyperglycaemic states...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia in type 2 diabetes: relationship to macroangiopathy, nephropathy, and insulin resistance
    M Buysschaert
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Care 23:1816-22. 2000
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  25. ncbi request reprint Micro- and macrovascular complications and hyperhomocysteinaemia in type 1 diabetic patients
    M Buysschaert
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 54, UCL 54 74, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 27:655-9. 2001
    ..To determine the range of plasma homocysteine values in a cohort of type 1 diabetic subjects and to analyse the relationship between homocysteine levels and chronic degenerative complications...
  26. doi request reprint Six-month exenatide improves HOMA hyperbolic product in type 2 diabetic patients mostly by enhancing beta-cell function rather than insulin sensitivity
    V Preumont
    Service of Endocrinology and Diabetology, St Luc Academic Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, UCL 54 74, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 36:293-8. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The treat-to-target paradigm: a cross-sectional survey of current therapies and achieved metabolic control in 800 type 2 diabetic patients
    M Buysschaert
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 60:79-85. 2005
    ..This audit makes a multi-faceted intervention aimed at intensifying current therapies all the more necessary...
  28. doi request reprint Handedness, insulin sensitivity and pancreatic B-cell function in Type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabet Med 26:1289-92. 2009
    ..Laterality is associated with various health conditions. No study has addressed the influence of handedness on Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) phenotype, including glucose homeostasis, glucose-lowering therapies and metabolic control...
  29. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and lower androgenicity in type 1 diabetic patients
    O Alexopoulou
    Service d'Endocrinologie et Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, , B-1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Diabetes Metab 27:329-36. 2001
    ..025). There was no significant difference for all other measured hormones. CONCLUSION: ED is impressively prevalent in type 1 diabetes and is associated with age, diabetes duration, chronic complications and decreased androgens...
  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical, biophysical and biochemical variables from African-heritage subjects with type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, UCL DIAB 54 74, Avenue Hippocrate 54, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 57:134-41. 2002
    ..01). African-heritage subjects with type 2 diabetes have similar degree of diabetes control and complications, in the presence of leaner biophysical status, minimal tobacco exposure and lower fasting and interprandial triglycerides...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors associated with primary failure to exenatide and non goal attainment in patients with type 2 diabetes
    V Preumont
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Saint Luc Academic Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 67:411-5. 2012
    ..We prospectively analysed HbA1c changes after 12 months of exenatide therapy and determined which baseline clinical and/or biological factors predict response...
  32. ncbi request reprint Metabolic (glycaemic, lipidic) and blood pressure control in 101 type 2 diabetic patients on first admission to diabetes centres
    D Lienart
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 61:127-33. 2006
    ..In view of this unsatisfactory control, our results suggest that "anti-diabetic" treatment should be intensified earlier in primary care settings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Coronary in-stent restenosis in diabetic patients after implantation of sirolimus or paclitaxel drug-eluting coronary stents
    M Kitoga
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, 10, Avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 34:62-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, even over a medium-term period, in-stent restenosis remains a potential risk for coronary diabetic patients treated with drug-eluting devices...
  34. ncbi request reprint The MTHFR CT polymorphism confers a high risk for stroke in both homozygous and heterozygous T allele carriers with Type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabet Med 23:529-36. 2006
    ..The methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene polymorphism (thermolabile variant C(677)T) is associated with CV risk, partly as a result of increased Hcy, especially in homozygous subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparative performance of serum cystatin-c versus serum creatinine in diabetic subjects
    M Buysschaert
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 29:377-83. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess from intra- and inter-subject variability the performance of cystatin-C in a cohort of diabetic patients spanning a wide range of kidney function and to compare it to that of serum creatinine...
  36. doi request reprint Belonging to a diabetes patients' association is predictive of better metabolic control
    P L Selvais
    University Hospital Erasme, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 34:279-82. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) management requires the patient's involvement, but it is unknown whether belonging to a patient's association leads to better metabolic control...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prospective screening for biopsy proven coeliac disease, autoimmunity and malabsorption markers in Belgian subjects with Type 1 diabetes
    M Buysschaert
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabet Med 22:889-92. 2005
    ..To determine prospectively the prevalence of biopsy proven coeliac disease (CD) in an adult Type 1 diabetic population from Belgium with regards to associated auto-immunity and malabsorption...
  38. doi request reprint One-year metabolic outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with exenatide in routine practice
    M Buysschaert
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Saint Luc Academic Hospital, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 54 UCL 5474, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 36:381-8. 2010
    ..The study objective was to analyze, in everyday practice, the long-term metabolic effects of exenatide (for 9 and 12 months) in patients with type 2 diabetes not responding to treatments with metformin and sulphonylurea at maximum dosages...
  39. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes
    M Buysschaert
    Service d Endocrinologie et Nutrition Cliniques, Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Acta Clin Belg 59:14-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to analyse, in a clinical practice perspective, the current recommendations with respect to lifestyle modifications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Therapy, glycaemic control and complications in type 1 diabetic patients: results from a single centre cohort of 465 subjects
    S Deckers
    Service d Endocrinologie et Nutrition Cliniques Universitaires St Luc Avenue Hippocrate 54, UCL 54 74 B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Acta Clin Belg 56:289-96. 2001
    ..Although mean blood pressure and blood lipids were up to recently deemed adequate, a (too) high proportion of diabetic patients exhibited either hypertension and/or dyslipidaemia according to revised therapeutic goals cut-offs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tests of beta-cell function across a range of glucose tolerance from normal to diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University, UK
    Diabetes 48:1779-86. 1999
    ..Simple tests such as HOMA and CIGMA, using immunoreactive insulin, offer better beta-cell function discrimination across subjects with NGT, IGT, and type 2 diabetes than measurements derived from FSIVGTT first-phase insulin response...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical expression and insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetic patients with heterozygous mutations for haemochromatosis
    S Van Lerberghe
    Service d endocrinologie et nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Diabetes Metab 28:33-8. 2002
    ..We also assessed their insulin sensitivity and B cell function...
  43. ncbi request reprint C677T methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase mutation in type 2 diabetic patients with and without hyperhomocysteinaemia
    M Buysschaert
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 30:349-54. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of the C677T mutation in a cohort of type 2 diabetic patients with and without elevated total plasma homocysteine (tHcy)...
  44. doi request reprint Insulin sensitivity, adjusted beta-cell function and adiponectinaemia among lean drug-naive schizophrenic patients treated with atypical antipsychotic drugs: a nine-month prospective study
    P Oriot
    Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit and Psychiatry Division, St Luc Academic Hospital, Avenue Hippocrate 54, UCL 5474, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 34:490-6. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Hyperadiponectinaemia in anorexia nervosa
    M L Delporte
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Unit, University of Louvain, Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:22-9. 2003
    ..The influence of starvation-induced depletion of fat stores on ApN concentrations is yet unknown. We therefore investigated plasma ApN in anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of extracellular and intracellular Ca2+ for acetylcholine stimulation of insulin release in mouse islets
    M P Hermans
    Unit of Diabetology and Nutrition, University of Louvain School of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes 38:198-204. 1989
    ..The amplification of release by the neurotransmitter results from a slight enhancement of Ca2+ influx associated with a marked increase in the effectiveness of incoming Ca2+ on the releasing machinery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Extensive emphysematous pyelonephritis
    P L Selvais
    Endocrinology Department, Centre Hospitatier Hornu Frameries, Hornu, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 62:240-1. 2007
    ..We discuss the diagnosis and treatment options in this very rare complication of pyelonephritis almost exclusively encoutered in diabetic patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with portable pumps]
    R P Radermecker
    Universite de Liege, Service de Diabetologie, Nutrition et Maladies Metaboliques, Departement de Medecine, CHU Sart Tilman
    Rev Med Liege 60:329-34. 2005
    ..The present paper describes recommendations, advantages and limits as well as cost of CSII with portable pumps in type 1 diabetic patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint The C282Y/wt heterozygous HFE genotype is associated with lower blood pressure and HDL-cholesterol in Type 2 diabetes
    M P Hermans
    Diabet Med 19:796. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Characterization of type 2 diabetes mellitus in first generation Italian migrants to Belgium
    P L Selvais
    CH Hornu Frameries, Hornu, and University Hospital Erasme, Brussels
    Acta Clin Belg 60:362-8. 2005
    ..Higher family record of diabetes may be genetic, but may also be biased by tighter family structure in subjects of Italian extraction...