Jorge L Gross

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetic nephropathy: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
    Jorge L Gross
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 28:164-76. 2005
  2. pmc Glucose tolerance status is a better predictor of diabetes and cardiovascular outcomes than metabolic syndrome: a prospective cohort study
    Camila Furtado de Souza
    Endocrine Division of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Prédio 12, 4 andar, 90035 003, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:25. 2012
  3. pmc Algorithm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a position statement of Brazilian Diabetes Society
    Antonio C Lerario
    Medicine School of State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 2:35. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [Glycohemoglobin (GHb): clinical and analytical aspects]
    Joiza Lins Camargo
    Unidade de Bioquímica, Serviço de Patologia Clínica, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 48:451-63. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion rate is associated with increased ambulatory blood pressure in normoalbuminuric type 2 diabetic patients
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 28:1724-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The UCP1 -3826A/G polymorphism is associated with diabetic retinopathy and increased UCP1 and MnSOD2 gene expression in human retina
    Letícia A Brondani
    Endocrinology Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:7449-57. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The Ala54Thr polymorphism of the FABP2 gene influences the postprandial fatty acids in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Jussara C Almeida
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, and Department of Internal Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Prédio 12, andar 4, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3909-17. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Long-term effect of a chicken-based diet versus enalapril on albuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria
    Vanessa D F de Mello
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 18:440-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension, urinary albumin excretion rate, and echocardiographic parameters in putatively normotensive type 2 diabetic patients
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 30:1255-60. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Sources of protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids of the diet and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Jussara C Almeida
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:528-37. 2008

Collaborators

  • Cristiane B Leitao
  • Ticiana C Rodrigues
  • Daisy Crispim
  • Thais Steemburgo
  • Ana Luiza Maia
  • Joiza L Camargo
  • Beatriz D Schaan
  • Miriam Pecis
  • C K Kramer
  • Tatiana H Rech
  • Marilia B Gomes
  • Masako Nakano
  • Hans Graf
  • Maikel L Colli
  • Vanessa D de Mello
  • Jorge P Ribeiro
  • Zvonko Milicevic
  • Pierre Yves Berclaz
  • Edmundo Kreisner
  • Gilberto Velho
  • Antonio C Bianco
  • Luis Henrique Canani
  • Themis Zelmanovitz
  • Luis H Canani
  • Mirela J Azevedo
  • Magda S Perassolo
  • Vanessa D F de Mello
  • Jussara C Almeida
  • Kátia Gonçalves dos Santos
  • Mirela J de Azevedo
  • Mirela Jobim de Azevedo
  • Rogerio Friedman
  • Bianca M de Souza
  • Paula Xavier Picon
  • Israel Roisenberg
  • Balduino Tschiedel
  • Claudete M Zanatta
  • Jorge F Esteves
  • Suzana Fiore Scain
  • Sandra Pinho Silveiro
  • Fernando Gerchman
  • Luciana A Costa
  • Luciana V Viana
  • Lúcia M Kliemann
  • Letícia A Brondani
  • Alexandre S Marcon
  • Camila Furtado de Souza
  • Fernando K Almeida
  • Flávia M Silva
  • Daniel Umpierre
  • Lana C Pinto
  • Antonio C Lerario
  • Milene Moehlecke
  • Jussara C de Almeida
  • Márcia K C Puñales
  • Jorge de Faria Maraschin
  • Juliana Dos Santos Vaz
  • Carolina Campos Gross
  • Eduardo G Camargo
  • Suzana F Scain
  • Ticiana da Costa Rodrigues
  • Katia Elisabete Pires Souto
  • Marcia Murussi
  • Clarissa Capp
  • Lerida M A Zaslavsky
  • Juliane Incerti
  • Rafael Selbach Scheffel
  • Maria Luiza A Caramori
  • Vania A Andrade
  • Maria Luiza Caramori
  • Marcia K Puñales
  • Ennio P C C Rocha
  • Francisco Jorge Arsego de Oliveira
  • Mériane Boeira Dalzochio
  • Maria de Fátima Grillo
  • Juliana K Brenner
  • Guilherme C K Duarte
  • Taís S Assmann
  • Simone F Tonding
  • Paula A B Ribeiro
  • Karina Biavatti
  • Alessandra T N Zucatti
  • José Ep Oliveira
  • Eliza D Ricardo
  • Reine Mc Fonseca
  • Ana Luiza Krahe
  • Roberto Betti
  • Roberto Raduan
  • Raul D Santos
  • Augusto Pimazoni-Netto

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetic nephropathy: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
    Jorge L Gross
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 28:164-76. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Glucose tolerance status is a better predictor of diabetes and cardiovascular outcomes than metabolic syndrome: a prospective cohort study
    Camila Furtado de Souza
    Endocrine Division of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Prédio 12, 4 andar, 90035 003, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:25. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Algorithm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a position statement of Brazilian Diabetes Society
    Antonio C Lerario
    Medicine School of State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 2:35. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Glycohemoglobin (GHb): clinical and analytical aspects]
    Joiza Lins Camargo
    Unidade de Bioquímica, Serviço de Patologia Clínica, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 48:451-63. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion rate is associated with increased ambulatory blood pressure in normoalbuminuric type 2 diabetic patients
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 28:1724-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the 24-h blood pressure profile in normoalbuminuric type 2 diabetic patients...
  6. doi request reprint The UCP1 -3826A/G polymorphism is associated with diabetic retinopathy and increased UCP1 and MnSOD2 gene expression in human retina
    Letícia A Brondani
    Endocrinology Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:7449-57. 2012
    ..Considering that superoxide dismutase-2 (MnSOD2) enzyme is the first line of defense against oxidative stress in mitochondria, we also analyzed MnSOD2 gene expression in retinal samples according to different UCP1 -3826A/G genotypes...
  7. doi request reprint The Ala54Thr polymorphism of the FABP2 gene influences the postprandial fatty acids in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Jussara C Almeida
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, and Department of Internal Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Prédio 12, andar 4, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3909-17. 2010
    ..The Ala54Thr polymorphism of FABP2 gene increases affinity of intestinal fatty acid-binding protein 2 for long-chain dietary fatty acids (FA) in subjects without diabetes...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term effect of a chicken-based diet versus enalapril on albuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria
    Vanessa D F de Mello
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 18:440-7. 2008
    ..The present study sought to assess these effects over a long-term period, comparing the effects of a chicken-based diet (CD) versus enalapril on renal function and lipid profile in microalbuminuric type 2 diabetic patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension, urinary albumin excretion rate, and echocardiographic parameters in putatively normotensive type 2 diabetic patients
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 30:1255-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of masked hypertension in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients on microvascular complications and echocardiographic parameters...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sources of protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids of the diet and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Jussara C Almeida
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:528-37. 2008
    ..Besides hyperglicemia and high blood pressure levels, dietary factors can also influence albuminuria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal of red meat from the usual diet reduces albuminuria and improves serum fatty acid profile in type 2 diabetes patients with macroalbuminuria
    Vanessa D F de Mello
    Endocrinology Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1032-8. 2006
    ..The effects of withdrawing red meat are unknown in the more advanced stages of diabetic nephropathy...
  12. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of the UCP2 gene are associated with proliferative diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Daisy Crispim
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:612-9. 2010
    ..We investigated whether the -866G/A (rs659366), Ala55Val (rs660339) and 45 bp insertion/deletion (Ins/Del) polymorphisms in the UCP2 gene might be associated with proliferative DR (PDR)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratory profile of patients with type 2 diabetes with low glomerular filtration rate and normoalbuminuria
    Caroline K Kramer
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 30:1998-2000. 2007
  14. doi request reprint Masked hypertension, nocturnal blood pressure and retinopathy in normotensive patients with type 1 diabetes
    Ticiana C Rodrigues
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:240-5. 2010
    ..To analyze the prevalence of masked hypertension and its possible association with microvascular complications in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D)...
  15. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and serum fatty acid composition in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Magda S Perassolo
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Metabolism 57:1167-72. 2008
    ..Saturated fatty acids were associated with endothelial dysfunction (high levels of ET-1), whereas PUFAs had a protective role in endothelial function...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Role of dietary lipids in diabetic nephropathy]
    Jussara C de Almeida
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre HCPA, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 53:634-45. 2009
    ..Moreover, genetic factors may influence the response of serum lipids to fat intake. The identification of specific genetic polymorphisms associated with this interaction could allow adoption of individual nutritional strategies in DN...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of antihyperglycemic agents added to metformin and a sulfonylurea on glycemic control and weight gain in type 2 diabetes: a network meta-analysis
    Jorge L Gross
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Ann Intern Med 154:672-9. 2011
    ..Few studies have examined the effect of adding a third antihyperglycemic drug when blood glucose control is not achieved by using metformin and a sulfonylurea...
  18. ncbi request reprint High dietary glycemic index and low fiber content are associated with metabolic syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Flávia M Silva
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:141-8. 2011
    ..To investigate possible associations of dietary glycemic index (GI) and fiber content with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint [ENPP1 K121Q polymorphism and ischemic heart disease in diabetic patients]
    Milene Moehlecke
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:157-61, 168-73, 159-63. 2010
    ..The ecto-nucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 1 (ENPP1) gene is a candidate gene for insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a major component of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and has been implicated in ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Inadequate blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus]
    Lana C Pinto
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:651-5. 2010
    ..However, the reduction in BP to levels recommended by international guidelines is difficult in clinical practice...
  21. doi request reprint The presence of the -866A/55Val/Ins haplotype in the uncoupling protein 2 (UCP2) gene is associated with decreased UCP2 gene expression in human retina
    Bianca M de Souza
    Endocrinology Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Exp Eye Res 94:49-55. 2012
    ..Possibly, MnSOD2 expression might influence the UCP2 effect in the protection against oxidative stress...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure homeostasis and microvascular complications in diabetic patients]
    Ticiana C Rodrigues
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 49:882-90. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to provide an updated and clinically oriented review in blood pressure homeostasis and diabetes mellitus...
  23. doi request reprint Endothelin-1 levels and albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Claudete M Zanatta
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:299-304. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship of plasma endothelin-1 (ET-1) levels, a marker of endothelial dysfunction, and urinary albumin excretion in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of serum lipid fractions in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria
    Magda S Perassolo
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 26:613-8. 2003
    ..To determine the fatty acid composition of serum phospholipid, triglyceride, and cholesterol ester fractions and to analyze the lipid profile of microalbuminuric type 2 diabetic patients...
  25. pmc Impact of white-coat hypertension on microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes
    Caroline K Kramer
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 31:2233-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of white-coat hypertension (WCH) on microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes...
  26. doi request reprint Albuminuria is not associated with bacteriuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Caroline K Kramer
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 120:c54-8. 2012
    ..It has been recommended that urinary albumin be measured in sterile urine for the proper diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy. However, the association between bacteriuria and urinary albumin is controversial...
  27. doi request reprint Does bacteriuria interfere with albuminuria measurements of patients with diabetes?
    Caroline K Kramer
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1193-6. 2009
    ..The present case-control study was conducted to investigate the interference of bacteriuria in the interpretation of urinary albumin measurements in random urine samples of diabetic patients...
  28. doi request reprint Afternoon blood pressure increase: a blood pressure pattern associated with microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Caroline K Kramer
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Hypertens 24:64-9. 2011
    ..We examined whether a previously described afternoon BP peak is linked to hypertension status and associated with microvascular complications...
  29. doi request reprint Which patients with diabetes should undergo ambulatory blood pressure monitoring?
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Hypertens 29:236-41. 2011
    ..To estimate the daytime ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) value corresponding to the target office blood pressure (BP; 130/80 mmHg) for diabetic patients and to identify which patients with diabetes may benefit from ABPM...
  30. ncbi request reprint Severe forms of retinopathy predict the presence of subclinical atherosclerosis in type 1 diabetes subjects
    Fernando K Almeida
    Divisão de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 97:346-9. 2011
    ..In patients with type 2 diabetes, the presence of retinopathy is associated with increased cardiovascular disease, regardless of known risk factors for vascular disease...
  31. pmc Diabetic retinopathy predicts all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in both type 1 and 2 diabetes: meta-analysis of observational studies
    Caroline K Kramer
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do RioGrande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 34:1238-44. 2011
    ..We investigated the association of DR with all-cause mortality and CV events in patients with diabetes by a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease in type-1 diabetes mellitus]
    Ticiana C Rodrigues
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil leo cavadas yahoo com br
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:134-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to review the available evidences of the role of MS and IR in the development of cardiovascular disease in patients with type-1 DM...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of a chicken-based diet on renal function and lipid profile in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized crossover trial
    Jorge L Gross
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Care 25:645-51. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of replacing red meat with chicken in the usual diet and the effect of a low-protein diet on glomerular filtration rate (GFR), urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER), and lipid levels in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  34. doi request reprint The rs9939609 polymorphism in the FTO gene is associated with fat and fiber intakes in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Thais Steemburgo
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 6:97-106. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate possible associations of FTO rs9939609 with dietary factors in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  35. doi request reprint Physical activity advice only or structured exercise training and association with HbA1c levels in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel Umpierre
    Exercise Pathophysiology Research Laboratory, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    JAMA 305:1790-9. 2011
    ..Regular exercise improves glucose control in diabetes, but the association of different exercise training interventions on glucose control is unclear...
  36. ncbi request reprint The fatty acid-binding protein-2 A54T polymorphism is associated with renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Luis H Canani
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes 54:3326-30. 2005
    ..7 [1.0-7.3]; P = 0.048). This study thus provides evidence that FABP2 confers susceptibility to renal disease in type 2 diabetic patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of pre-analytical variables on glycohemoglobin measurements in routine clinical care
    Joiza L Camargo
    Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Clin Biochem 37:836-9. 2004
    ..To analyze the contribution of the labile A1C fraction (L-A1C) and sample storage conditions on GHb measurements...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction and mortality in diabetic patients on hemodialysis: a 4.25-year controlled prospective study
    Lerida M A Zaslavsky
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Diabetes Complications 19:194-200. 2005
    ..Intensive treatment of cardiovascular risk factors before the start of dialysis and during the treatment might reduce the mortality rate in diabetic patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of 15 mitochondrial DNA mutations among type 2 diabetic patients with or without clinical characteristics of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness
    Daisy Crispim
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 52:1228-35. 2008
    ..84% in the MIDD group and 2.45% in the 'classical' type 2 diabetes group (p < 0.001). In conclusion, our study reinforces the importance of mtDNA mutations in the pathogenesis of MIDD...
  40. ncbi request reprint [The role of the diet as a risk factor for the development and progression of diabetic nephropathy]
    Vanessa D F de Mello
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 49:485-94. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The type 2 deiodinase A/G (Thr92Ala) polymorphism is associated with decreased enzyme velocity and increased insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Luis Henrique Canani
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3472-8. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that the D2-generated T(3) in skeletal muscle plays a role in insulin resistance...
  42. doi request reprint Mutation H63D in the HFE gene confers risk for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus but not for chronic complications
    Maikel L Colli
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Diabetes Complications 25:25-30. 2011
    ..To evaluate the frequency of mutations in the HFE gene (C282Y and H63D) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients and their possible association with diabetic chronic complications...
  43. ncbi request reprint Value of diagnostic tools for myocardial ischemia used in routine clinical practice to predict cardiac events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective study
    Mirela J de Azevedo
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 50:46-52. 2006
    ..To analyze tests used in routine clinical practice for the diagnosis of myocardial ischemia to predict the development of cardiac events in type 2 diabetic patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Dietary factors and metabolic syndrome]
    Thais Steemburgo
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:1425-33. 2007
    ..Probably, dietary fibers have an important role in the management of MS. New studies to evaluate the role of diet in the presence and development of MS are needed...
  45. ncbi request reprint ACE and PC-1 gene polymorphisms in normoalbuminuric Type 1 diabetic patients: a 10-year prospective study
    Mirela J de Azevedo
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Diabetes Complications 16:255-62. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the presence of the ACE gene D allele in this sample of normoalbuminuric normotensive Type 1 diabetic patients was associated with a higher proportion of microvascular complications and hypertension...
  46. doi request reprint Charcoal hemoperfusion in the treatment of levothyroxine intoxication
    Edmundo Kreisner
    Endocrinology Unit, Hospital Materno Infantil Presidente Vargas, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Thyroid 20:209-12. 2010
    ..Conclusion: The use of hemoperfusion with a charcoal filter appears to be a very important therapeutic tool for the treatment of acute and severe forms of thyrotoxicosis due to l-thyroxine intoxication...
  47. doi request reprint Late afternoon blood pressure increase is associated with diabetic retinopathy in normotensive type 2 diabetes mellitus patients
    Caroline Kaercher Kramer
    Endocrine Division of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Prédio 12, 4 degrees andar, 90035 003, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:e12-4. 2009
    ..To identify if the variability of blood pressure (BP) is associated with diabetic retinopathy (DR) in normotensive type 2 DM patients...
  48. doi request reprint Brain death-induced inflammatory activity in human pancreatic tissue: a case-control study
    Tatiana H Rech
    1 Division of Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2 Laboratory of Human Islet Biology, Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil 3 Division of Surgery, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil 4 Address correspondence to Tatiana Helena Rech, Ph D, Division of Intensive Care Medicine of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, 13 andar, 90035 003, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
    Transplantation 97:212-9. 2014
    ..Brain death is also believed to increase tissue factor (TF) expression, contributing to a low rate of engraftment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetic patients attending a nurse educator have improved metabolic control
    Suzana F Scain
    Public Health Unit, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:399-404. 2007
    ..Nurse education contributes significantly and independently for better metabolic control in DM2 outpatients in a teaching hospital...
  50. pmc Are diabetes management guidelines applicable in 'real life'?
    Luciana V Viana
    Endocrine Division and Primary Care Unit, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre and Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos, 2350 Prédio 12 4 andar, Porto Alegre, RS 90035 003, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:47. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  51. ncbi request reprint The effect of aspirin and vitamins C and E on HbA1c assays
    Joiza L Camargo
    Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Clin Chim Acta 372:206-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the effect of usual doses of ASA, vitamin C and E on HbA1c levels in a group of non-diabetic volunteers...
  52. doi request reprint Initiation of prandial insulin therapy with AIR inhaled insulin or insulin lispro in patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized noninferiority trial
    Jorge L Gross
    Centro de Pesquisas em Diabetes, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:S27-34. 2009
    ..Our objective was to compare the effects of AIR inhaled insulin (Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN) (AIR is a registered trademark of Alkermes, Inc., Cambridge, MA) with those of injectable insulin on glycemic control and safety...
  53. doi request reprint Clinical and oncological features of children and young adults with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A
    Márcia K C Puñales
    Endocrine Division, Thyroid Section, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Thyroid 18:1261-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the clinical presentation, oncological features, and treatment outcome of children and young adults harboring RET mutations followed at our institution from 1997 to 2007...
  54. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and progression of retinopathy in normotensive, normoalbuminuric type 1 diabetic patients: a 6-year follow-up study
    Ticiana da Costa Rodrigues
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 74:135-40. 2006
    ..High normal ABP was associated with the development or progression of DR in this cohort of normotensive, normoalbuminuric type 1 diabetic patients. Abnormalities in blood pressure homeostasis could indicate higher susceptibility to DR...
  55. doi request reprint Protein intake estimated by weighed diet records in patients with type 2 diabetes: misreporting and intra-individual variability using 24-hour nitrogen output as criterion standard
    Juliana Dos Santos Vaz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:867-72. 2008
    ..5% in protein intake between two 3-day weighed diet records should be interpreted as a true discrepancy. Poor glucose control and male sex increase the chance of inaccurate 3-day weighed diet records...
  56. ncbi request reprint A simplified protocol to screen for distal polyneuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients
    Luciana A Costa
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:292-7. 2006
    ..1%). Isolated signs and symptoms do not identify patients with DPN. Patients with higher degrees of impairment can be identified by six simple ambulatory tests, reducing in one-third the need for EMG...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of micro and macroangiopatic chronic complications and their risk factors in the care of out patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus]
    Rafael Selbach Scheffel
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 50:263-7. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to analyze prevalence of complications in DM2 patients and to estimate their associated risk factors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate changes in normoalbuminuric and microalbuminuric Type 2 diabetic patients and normal individuals A 10-year follow-up
    Marcia Murussi
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Diabetes Complications 20:210-5. 2006
    ..To analyze the changes in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in a cohort of normoalbuminuric Type 2 diabetic (DM 2) patients and nondiabetic individuals...
  59. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Cristiane Bauermann Leitão
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 89:315-21, 347-54. 2007
    ..In conclusion, BP determination by ABPM allows better patient risk stratification for the development of DM chronic complications and is an essential instrument for effective BP control in these patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for micro and macrovascular disease in black and white patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Caroline Kaercher Kramer
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 55:308-14. 2009
    ..The reason for this finding is still unknown. The objective of this study was to analyze the micro and macrovascular risk factor profile of type 2 DM patients without advanced diabetic nephropathy according to ethnicity...
  61. doi request reprint A structured educational program improves metabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzana Fiore Scain
    Public Health Unit, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Diabetes Educ 35:603-11. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured education group program in metabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  62. ncbi request reprint [What values should be used to diagnose microalbuminuria in patients with diabetes mellitus?]
    Cristiane B Leitao
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulRS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 50:322-6. 2006
    ..The adoption of a UAER value around 5 to 10 microg/min as risky could identify patients that should receive earlier and more aggressive treatment of modifiable risk factors...
  63. ncbi request reprint Serum thyrotropin-receptor autoantibodies levels after I therapy in Graves' patients: effect of pretreatment with methimazole evaluated by a prospective, randomized study
    Vania A Andrade
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:467-74. 2004
    ..Immunosuppressive effects of antithyroid drugs are still a matter of debate. In this study we evaluated the effect of methimazole pretreatment on the TRAb boost induced by 131I...
  64. ncbi request reprint RET codon 634 mutations in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2: variable clinical features and clinical outcome
    Marcia K Puñales
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90035 003, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2644-9. 2003
    ..001). Our results suggest that specific nucleotide and amino acid exchanges at codon 634 might have a direct impact on tumor aggressiveness in MEN 2A syndrome...
  65. ncbi request reprint The -106CC genotype of the aldose reductase gene is associated with an increased risk of proliferative diabetic retinopathy in Caucasian-Brazilians with type 2 diabetes
    Kátia Gonçalves dos Santos
    Genetics Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Mol Genet Metab 88:280-4. 2006
    ..Thus, our results show that the -106CC genotype (-106C>T polymorphism) in the AR gene is related to the progression of diabetic retinopathy in Caucasian-Brazilians with type 2 diabetes...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of the criteria used for the definition of metabolic syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus]
    Paula Xavier Picon
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 50:264-70. 2006
    ..In conclusion, regarding the risk of diabetic complications both definitions are equivalent. However, there are some ethnic differences in the agreement between the two definitions...
  67. ncbi request reprint The -374A allele of the receptor for advanced glycation end products gene is associated with a decreased risk of ischemic heart disease in African-Brazilians with type 2 diabetes
    Kátia Gonçalves dos Santos
    Genetics Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Mol Genet Metab 85:149-56. 2005
    ..Thus, our results show that the -374A allele (-374T>A polymorphism) in the RAGE gene is related to the susceptibility of developing ischemic heart disease in African-Brazilians with type 2 diabetes...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Low-dose aspirin in patients with diabete melitus: risks and benefits regarding macro and microvascular complications]
    Eduardo G Camargo
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:457-65. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Brazilian version of the Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale (B-PAID): validation and identification of individuals at high risk for emotional distress
    Carolina Campos Gross
    Department of Development Psychology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:455-9. 2007
    ..05). In conclusion, B-PAID is a reliable, valid outcome measure for Brazilian DM2 patients and identifies patients at increased risk for emotional distress who should be prioritized in psychosocial intervention...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Waist measure and waist-to-hip ratio and identification of clinical conditions of cardiovascular risk: multicentric study in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients]
    Paula Xavier Picon
    Programa de Pós graduação em Ciências Médicas Endocrinologia e Metabologia, Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, RS
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:443-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, waist circumference is better correlated with cardiovascular risk factor than WRH...
  71. pmc The catalase -262C/T promoter polymorphism and diabetic complications in Caucasians with type 2 diabetes
    Kátia Gonçalves dos Santos
    Genetics Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Dis Markers 22:355-9. 2006
    ..Further studies are necessary to elucidate the role of catalase gene polymorphisms in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Diabetic nephropathy and cardiac disease]
    Jorge Luiz Gross
    Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:244-56. 2007
    ..Intensive treatment of arterial hypertension, and use of cardioprotective drugs, correction of the associated dyslipidemia and anemia, and use of antiplatelet agents can reduce the elevated cardiovascular mortality in patients with DN...
  73. ncbi request reprint HNF1alpha mutations are present in half of clinically defined MODY patients in South-Brazilian individuals
    Jorge de Faria Maraschin
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 52:1326-31. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we have confirmed in a South-Brazilian population that HNF1alpha mutations are a common cause of monogenic diabetes in adults selected with strict clinical diagnostic criteria...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of tests for microalbuminuria screening in patients with diabetes
    Juliane Incerti
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2402-7. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint The human peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma2 (PPARgamma2) Pro12Ala polymorphism is associated with decreased risk of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Maria Luiza Caramori
    Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes 52:3010-3. 2003
    ..0.144 +/- 24 mmHg) or diastolic (87 +/- 14 vs. 85 +/- 14 mmHg) blood pressure, respectively. In conclusion, the presence of the Ala allele may confer protection from diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes...