Giovanni De Pergola

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Possible direct influence of complement 3 in decreasing insulin sensitvity in a cohort of overweight and obese subjects
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Medical Oncology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:301-5. 2013
  2. pmc Obesity as a major risk factor for cancer
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Internal Medicine and Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Obes 2013:291546. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and heart failure
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:51-7. 2013
  4. pmc Possible role of hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance in lower vitamin D levels in overweight and obese patients
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:921348. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Fuel metabolism in adult individuals with a wide range of body mass index: effect of a family history of type 2 diabetes
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:41-7. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Arterial hypertension in obesity: relationships with hormone and anthropometric parameters
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Hypertension Center, Internal Medicine IV, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Via Putignani 236, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:240-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine plasma levels are independently associated with insulin resistance in normal weight, overweight and obese pre-menopausal women
    G De Pergola
    Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 14:253-8. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between C3 levels and common carotid intima-media thickness in overweight and obese patients
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Internal Medicine IV, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    Obes Facts 4:159-63. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin is independently associated with the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery
    M Ciccone
    Dipartimento di Metodologia Clinica e Tecnologie Medico-Chirurgiche, Sezione di Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare, University of Bari, Policlinico, Via Putignani 236, 70122 Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:805-10. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is independently associated with total body fat, central fat, and insulin resistance in adult women
    N Pannacciulli
    Department of Emergency and Transplant, Section of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1416-20. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Possible direct influence of complement 3 in decreasing insulin sensitvity in a cohort of overweight and obese subjects
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Medical Oncology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:301-5. 2013
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  2. pmc Obesity as a major risk factor for cancer
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Internal Medicine and Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Obes 2013:291546. 2013
    ..Herein, we review the major pathogenic links between obesity and susceptibility to cancer. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and heart failure
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:51-7. 2013
    ..It is mainly due to lower muscle protein degradation, brain natriuretic peptide circulating levels and cardio-respiratory fitness than normal weight patients with HF. ..
  4. pmc Possible role of hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance in lower vitamin D levels in overweight and obese patients
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Clinical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:921348. 2013
    ..Insulin resistance was assessed by the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA(IR))...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fuel metabolism in adult individuals with a wide range of body mass index: effect of a family history of type 2 diabetes
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:41-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether a family history of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with changes of fuel metabolism in normal glucose tolerant men and women with a wide range of BMI...
  6. doi request reprint Arterial hypertension in obesity: relationships with hormone and anthropometric parameters
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Hypertension Center, Internal Medicine IV, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Via Putignani 236, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:240-7. 2011
    ..Obesity has been recognized as an independent risk factor for arterial hypertension...
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine plasma levels are independently associated with insulin resistance in normal weight, overweight and obese pre-menopausal women
    G De Pergola
    Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 14:253-8. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship of homocysteine (Hcy) plasma levels to insulin resistance (IR)...
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between C3 levels and common carotid intima-media thickness in overweight and obese patients
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Clinical Nutrition Unit, Internal Medicine IV, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    Obes Facts 4:159-63. 2011
    ..The study aim was to compare C3 levels with the common carotid artery intima-media thickness (CCAIMT) in subjects of both genders, with a wide range of BMI, independently of age, gender, and abdominal obesity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin is independently associated with the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery
    M Ciccone
    Dipartimento di Metodologia Clinica e Tecnologie Medico-Chirurgiche, Sezione di Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare, University of Bari, Policlinico, Via Putignani 236, 70122 Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:805-10. 2001
    ..However, the association between IMT and leptin seems to be dependent and/or confounded by the relationship between IMT and obesity...
  10. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is independently associated with total body fat, central fat, and insulin resistance in adult women
    N Pannacciulli
    Department of Emergency and Transplant, Section of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1416-20. 2001
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  11. doi request reprint Independent influence of insulin, catecholamines, and thyroid hormones on metabolic syndrome
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Disease, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2405-11. 2008
    ..001), male sex (P < 0.001), insulin (P < 0.001), and 24-h urinary noradrenaline (P < 0.001). In conclusion, this study suggests that insulin and noradrenaline cooperate independently to the development of the metabolic syndrome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lower insulin sensitivity as an independent risk factor for carotid wall thickening in normotensive, non-diabetic, non-smoking normal weight and obese premenopausal women
    G De Pergola
    Istituto di Clinica Medica, Endocrinologia e Malattie Metaboliche, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:825-9. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between insulin resistance and IMT-CCA in premenopausal women...
  13. doi request reprint Morphological and functional vascular changes induced by childhood obesity
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Section of Cardiology, D E T O, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:831-5. 2011
    ..To investigate endothelial dysfunction and morphological vascular changes in childhood obesity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of family history of type 2 diabetes on white blood cell count in adult women
    Nicola Pannacciulli
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Obes Res 11:1232-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of a first-degree family history of type 2 diabetes on white blood cell (WBC) count, a risk factor for atherosclerotic vascular disease, in glucose-tolerant adult women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of shift work on body mass index: results of a study performed in 319 glucose-tolerant men working in a Southern Italian industry
    L Di Lorenzo
    Occupational Health, Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1353-8. 2003
    ..To examine the influence of shift work on metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in subjects working in an industry sited in Apulia, Southern Italy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion is independently associated with C-reactive protein levels in overweight and obese nondiabetic premenopausal women
    N Pannacciulli
    Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Italy
    J Intern Med 250:502-7. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of family history of type 2 diabetes on the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery in normal-weight, overweight, and obese glucose-tolerant young adults
    Nicola Pannacciulli
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Diabetes Care 26:1230-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of a first-degree family history of type 2 diabetes on the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (IMT-CCA), a surrogate marker of coronary atherosclerosis, in glucose-tolerant young adults...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of finasteride on ovulation induction in nonresponder (hyperandrogenic) polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women
    Massimo Tartagni
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica III, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:247-9. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Carotid artery intima-media thickness: normal and percentile values in the Italian population (camp study)
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:650-5. 2011
    ..The aim of our research was to develop an epidemiological study of the normal mean values of IMT of the common carotid artery, adjusted for age and sex, in the Italian population...
  20. ncbi request reprint sP-selectin plasma levels in obesity: association with insulin resistance and related metabolic and prothrombotic factors
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:227-32. 2008
    ..This study was addressed to investigate the associations of sP-sel plasma levels with anthropometric parameters, insulin resistance, and related metabolic and prothrombotic factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related breathing disorders, loud snoring and excessive daytime sleepiness in obese subjects
    O Resta
    Department of Clinical Methodology and Medical-Surgical Technologies, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:669-75. 2001
    ..Nocturnal hypoventilation seems to be present in more than 29% of a severe obese population. Moreover, this study indicates that morbid obesity can be associated with excessive daytime sleepiness even in the absence of sleep apnea...
  22. ncbi request reprint Free triiodothyronine and thyroid stimulating hormone are directly associated with waist circumference, independently of insulin resistance, metabolic parameters and blood pressure in overweight and obese women
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Via Putignani 236, 70122 Bari, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:265-9. 2007
    ..To examine whether obesity, body fat distribution and insulin resistance have an independent effect on serum TSH and free thyroid hormones (FT3 and FT4) in a cohort of euthyroid women, represented by overweight and obese patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of obesity on gonadotropin, estradiol, and inhibin B levels in fertile women
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Section of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Disease, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Bari, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1954-60. 2006
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  24. pmc Increased carotid IMT in overweight and obese women affected by Hashimoto's thyroiditis: an adiposity and autoimmune linkage?
    Marco M Ciccone
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:22. 2010
    ..Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a systemic disease. The aim is to examine whether autoimmune thyroiditis and adiposity can effect carotid IMT independently of thyroid hormones and cardiovascular risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin serum levels are independently associated with insulinemia in overweight and obese women
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:399-403. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of haptoglobin serum levels with anthropometric parameters, insulin levels, insulin resistance and related metabolic variables in overweight and obese women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa is characterized by increased adiponectin plasma levels and reduced nonoxidative glucose metabolism
    Nicola Pannacciulli
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1748-52. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that the reduction of fat mass may play the major role in the control of adiponectin release, with respect to changes in insulin sensitivity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Abdominal fat accumulation, and not insulin resistance, is associated to oligomenorrhea in non-hyperandrogenic overweight/obese women
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Disease, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:98-101. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of oligomenorrhea in uncomplicated obesity, and to examine whether this menstrual alteration is associated with anthropometric, hormonal, and metabolic parameters...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of pretreatment with estrogens on ovarian stimulation with gonadotropins in women with premature ovarian failure: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Massimo Tartagni
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica III, Dipartimento di Farmacologia e Fisiologia Umana, Policlinico di Bari, Universita di Bari, Bari, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:858-61. 2007
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that pretreatment with estrogens in women affected by premature ovarian failure (POF) may improve the results of ovarian stimulation...
  29. pmc Anteroposterior diameter of the infrarenal abdominal aorta is higher in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 I, Italy
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:561-6. 2009
    ..Women affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are known to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to identify the artery that first is affected by early pre-atherosclerotic changes in PCOS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Free testosterone plasma levels are negatively associated with the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery in overweight and obese glucose-tolerant young adult men
    G De Pergola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:803-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the relation between free testosterone (FT) levels and the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (IMT-CCA) in overweight and obese glucose-tolerant (NGT) young adult men...
  31. pmc Abdominal obesity is characterized by higher pulse pressure: possible role of free triiodothyronine
    Giovanni De Pergola
    Oncology Section, Hypertension Outpatient Center, Clinical Nutrition Outpatient Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Obes 2012:656303. 2012
    ..001) and FT(3) levels (P < 0.05). Conclusion. Our results suggest that FT(3) per se may contribute to higher pulse pressure in obese subjects...
  32. pmc Predictive value of ovarian stroma measurement for cardiovascular risk in polycyctic ovary syndrome: a case control study
    Giuseppe Loverro
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology III, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 3:25. 2010
    ..To verify the feasibility of ovarian stromal evaluation and correlate ovarian parameteres (echogenicity and volume) with hyperandrogenism, and both cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in PCOS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucose tolerance status on PAI-1 plasma levels in overweight and obese subjects
    Nicola Pannacciulli
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Transplant, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Obes Res 10:717-25. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of streptozocin diabetes and diabetes treatment by islet transplantation on in vivo insulin signaling in rat heart
    L Laviola
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Diabetes 50:2709-20. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Influence of subclinical hypothyroidism and T4 treatment on the prevalence and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)
    O Resta
    Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Clinical Methodology and Medical Surgical Technologies, University of Bari, School of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:893-8. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint A family history of Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased plasma levels of C-reactive protein in non-smoking healthy adult women
    N Pannacciulli
    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Transplants, University of Bari, Via Putignani 236 70122, Bari, Italy
    Diabet Med 19:689-92. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to test whether a family history of Type 2 diabetes (FH) in women is associated with plasma C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  37. doi request reprint Nateglinide provides tighter glycaemic control than glyburide in patients with Type 2 diabetes with prevalent postprandial hyperglycaemia
    A Bellomo Damato
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section on Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Andrology and Metabolic Diseases, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Diabet Med 28:560-6. 2011
    ..This study compared the effects of mealtime (thrice-daily) nateglinide with once-daily glyburide on postprandial glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes and postprandial hyperglycaemia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac vagal activity in patients with hyperthyroidism
    M V Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 64:145-51. 1998
    ..9%). No difference was found also in terms of the phase relationship between the heart rate and the respiratory signals (77.5+/-32.3 vs 77.5+/-28.1, degrees). Hyperthyroid patients seem not to have an impaired cardiac vagal activity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid Hormone Determination in Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspirates Allows the Differentiation between Thyroid and Parathyroid Lesions: Our Experience and Review of the Literature
    Vincenzo Triggiani
    Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Bari, via Repubblica Napoletana n 7, 70123 Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:351-8. 2013
    ..Our results confirmed the high accuracy of FNA-PTH determination in differentiating parathyroid lesions from thyroid nodules and this is of special value in an area of mild iodine deficiency with a high prevalence of thyroid nodules. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Intermittent low-dose finasteride is as effective as daily administration for the treatment of hirsute women
    Massimo Tartagni
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica III, Universita di Bari, Policlinico di Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:752-5. 2004
    ..5 mg of finasteride every day or every 3 days. Intermittent low-dose administration of finasteride was as effective as continuous administration in reducing hirsutism score and was accompanied by a lower incidence of side effects...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone stimulates glucose uptake in human and murine adipocytes by inducing GLUT1 and GLUT4 translocation to the plasma membrane
    Sebastio Perrini
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section on Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Bari, Italy
    Diabetes 53:41-52. 2004
    ..PI 3-kinase, phospholipase C gamma, and the conventional PKC-beta(2) seem to be involved in DHEA effects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fat depot-related differences in gene expression, adiponectin secretion, and insulin action and signalling in human adipocytes differentiated in vitro from precursor stromal cells
    S Perrini
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Bari School of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    Diabetologia 51:155-64. 2008
    ..To test this hypothesis, human adipocytes were differentiated in vitro from precursor stromal cells obtained from visceral and subcutaneous fat depots and analysed for genetic, biochemical and metabolic endpoints...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of age, weight and lifestyle factors on calcaneal quantitative ultrasound in premenopausal women: the ESOPO study
    S Adami
    Riabilitazione Reumatologica, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 74:317-21. 2004
    ..These findings should help to identify premenopausal women at risk and to design an early strategy for osteoporosis prevention based on eliminating modifiable risks...
  44. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Italian version of the WHO-Well-Being Questionnaire (WHO-WBQ) and the WHO-Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (WHO-DTSQ)
    A Nicolucci
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia Clinica e Epidemiologia, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, S Maria Imbaro, CH, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 17:235-43. 2004
    ..To validate the Italian version of the World Health Organization (WHO)-Well-Being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the WHO-Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ) in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Preprandial combination of lispro and NPH insulin improves overall blood glucose control in type 1 diabetic patients: a multicenter randomized crossover trial
    G Annuzzi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:168-75. 2001
    ..This can be achieved by an optimal combination of lispro insulin with NPH whenever the time intervals between meals are too long...
  46. ncbi request reprint The clinical reality of guidelines for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes in Italy
    O Vaccaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 198:396-402. 2008
    ..The study evaluates the prevalence, treatment, and control of major cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients, to assess the clinical practice of primary cardiovascular prevention in type 2 diabetes...