Dario Iafusco

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Affiliation: Second University of Naples
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The egg or the chicken? Should good compliance to multi-injection insulin therapy be a criterion for insulin pump therapy, or does insulin pump therapy improve compliance?
    Dario Iafusco
    J Pediatr 148:421; author reply 421-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Permanent diabetes mellitus in the first year of life
    D Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Via S Andrea delle Dame n 4 80100 Napoli, Italy
    Diabetologia 45:798-804. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint New insulins and quality of life
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 74:18-20. 2003
  4. pmc Use of real time continuous glucose monitoring and intravenous insulin in type 1 diabetic mothers to prevent respiratory distress and hypoglycaemia in infants
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:23. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Chat line for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a useful tool to improve coping with diabetes: a 2-year follow-up study
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:551-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin therapy regimens in paediatric age
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 76:39-43. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Use of integrated real-time continuous glucose monitoring/insulin pump system in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a 3-year follow-up study
    Andrea E Scaramuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera, University of Milano, Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:99-103. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Lowering postprandial glycemia in children with type 1 diabetes after Italian pizza "margherita" (TyBoDi2 Study)
    Alessandra De Palma
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milano, Luigi Sacco Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:483-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Bone involvement in clusters of autoimmune diseases: just a complication?
    Francesca Lombardi
    Department of Pediatrics, Carlo Poma Hospital, Mantova, Italy
    Bone 46:551-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Insulin pump therapy management in very young children with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
    Ivana Rabbone
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:707-9. 2009

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint The egg or the chicken? Should good compliance to multi-injection insulin therapy be a criterion for insulin pump therapy, or does insulin pump therapy improve compliance?
    Dario Iafusco
    J Pediatr 148:421; author reply 421-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Permanent diabetes mellitus in the first year of life
    D Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Via S Andrea delle Dame n 4 80100 Napoli, Italy
    Diabetologia 45:798-804. 2002
    ..The pathogenesis of permanent diabetes mellitus diagnosed early in life is heterogeneous and, in most cases, not known. We aimed at identifying markers differentiating between non-autoimmune and autoimmune diabetes...
  3. ncbi request reprint New insulins and quality of life
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 74:18-20. 2003
    ..The latter is a very important tool for the compliance and the reduction of anxiety in patients and their parents...
  4. pmc Use of real time continuous glucose monitoring and intravenous insulin in type 1 diabetic mothers to prevent respiratory distress and hypoglycaemia in infants
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:23. 2008
    ..In recent years many new technologies have been introduced to ameliorate diabetes monitoring, where the last is the Real-time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (RT-CGMS)...
  5. doi request reprint Chat line for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a useful tool to improve coping with diabetes: a 2-year follow-up study
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:551-5. 2011
    ..We evaluated the impact of a 2-year chat line involving adolescents with type 1 diabetes regarding quality of life and metabolic control...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin therapy regimens in paediatric age
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 76:39-43. 2005
    ..Italy is a "long" country and the life styles are different region by region; Italian Paediatric Diabetologists are fanciful and the personalization of insulin therapy is a recent conquest thanks to the new and old insulin preparations...
  7. doi request reprint Use of integrated real-time continuous glucose monitoring/insulin pump system in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a 3-year follow-up study
    Andrea E Scaramuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera, University of Milano, Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:99-103. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was the evaluation of the clinical use of SAP in a large series of children with type 1 diabetes using insulin pump therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Lowering postprandial glycemia in children with type 1 diabetes after Italian pizza "margherita" (TyBoDi2 Study)
    Alessandra De Palma
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milano, Luigi Sacco Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:483-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the most effective type and timing of a pump-delivered, preprandial bolus in children with type 1 diabetes for a pizza "margherita" meal...
  9. doi request reprint Bone involvement in clusters of autoimmune diseases: just a complication?
    Francesca Lombardi
    Department of Pediatrics, Carlo Poma Hospital, Mantova, Italy
    Bone 46:551-5. 2010
    ..Alterations of homeostatic mechanisms might explain an imbalance of osteoclast activity leading to osteopenia...
  10. doi request reprint Insulin pump therapy management in very young children with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
    Ivana Rabbone
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:707-9. 2009
    ..We analyzed the age-dependent characteristics and parameters of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in children under 6 years of age with type 1 diabetes...
  11. doi request reprint Pandemic influenza vaccination coverage in children with type 1 diabetes: analysis from seven Italian centers
    Ivana Rabbone
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 7:1291-2. 2011
    ..0±4.1 yrs, disease duration 6.0±4.8 yrs, HbA1c 7.9±1.2%). Among them, 428 patients (29.3%) underwent A/H1N1 vaccination. A special effort is required to implement an increased immunization rate...
  12. doi request reprint Potential celiac disease in type 1 diabetes: a multicenter study
    Adriana Franzese
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:53-6. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence of potential celiac disease (pot-CD) in young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and characterize their clinical features...
  13. ncbi request reprint Premeal insulin treatment during basal-bolus regimen in young children with type 1 diabetes
    Valentino Cherubini
    Regional Center for Diabetes in Children and Adolescents, Department of Pediatrics, Polytechnic University of Marche, Salesi Hospital, Via Corridoni, 11, 60123 Ancona, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2311-2. 2006
  14. pmc Maturity-onset diabetes of the young in children with incidental hyperglycemia: a multicenter Italian study of 172 families
    Renata Lorini
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Gaslini Children s Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Diabetes Care 32:1864-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) in Italian children with incidental hyperglycemia...
  15. pmc Insulin gene mutations as cause of diabetes in children negative for five type 1 diabetes autoantibodies
    Riccardo Bonfanti
    Department of Pediatrics, San Raffaele Hospital and Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 32:123-5. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to screen for the insulin gene in patients who had been clinically classified as type 1 diabetic but who tested negative for type 1 diabetes autoantibodies...
  16. pmc Infant and toddler type 1 diabetes: complications after 20 years' duration
    Silvana Salardi
    Department of Pediatrics, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Diabetes Care 35:829-33. 2012
    ..To compare the effect of the prepubertal duration of diabetes on the occurrence of complications in two groups of patients after the same number of years of the disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity and cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Giuliana Valerio
    School of Movement Sciences DiSIST Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 97:99-104. 2012
    ..To analyze the prevalence of abdominal adiposity and other traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a large sample of Italian adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary lifestyle in children with type 1 diabetes: a multicentre Italian study
    Valentina Fainardi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 82:124-31. 2011
    ..Regular Physical Activity (RPA) is one of the cornerstones of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) therapy, but conflicting results are reported in the literature...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blood ketone bodies in patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes (a multicenter study)
    Francesco Prisco
    Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Diabetes 7:223-8. 2006
    ..Currently used nitroprusside strips for urine KB detection react only with acetoacetate (AcAc) and not with the most prevalent KB moiety - 3beta-hydroxybutyrate (3HB) - that is in equilibrium with AcAc (up to 10:1 ratio)...
  20. doi request reprint Timing of bolus in children with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (TiBoDi Study)
    Andrea E Scaramuzza
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Milano, Ospedale Luigi Sacco, 20154 Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:149-52. 2010
    ..Several factors contribute to control, including fine-tuning the basal infusion rate and bolus timing. We evaluated the most effective timing of a pump-delivered, preprandial bolus in children with type 1 diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Paediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Biomed 77:41-6. 2006
    ..We also list nutrition integrators, available in the gymnasium or as over-the-counter drugs, which are increasingly being used by athletes, and describe their interactions with diabetes...
  22. pmc Identification of Candidate Children for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young Type 2 (MODY2) Gene Testing: A Seven-Item Clinical Flowchart (7-iF)
    Michele Pinelli
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e79933. 2013
    ..A Qaly-type analysis estimated an increase in the patients' quality of life and savings for the health care system of about 9 million euros per year. ..
  23. pmc Glucokinase (GCK) mutations and their characterization in MODY2 children of southern Italy
    Marina Capuano
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e38906. 2012
    ..Thus, these seven mutations play a pathogenic role in MODY2 insurgence. In conclusion, this report revealed six novel GCK mutations and sheds some light on the structure-function relationship of human GCK mutations and MODY2...
  24. doi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Antonietta Rizzo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 61:1584-90. 2012
    ..pneumoniae compared with healthy adolescents and the results suggest an increased risk of progressing from an acute C. pneumoniae infection to a chronic form...
  25. pmc Mitochondrial diabetes in children: seek and you will find it
    Cristina Mazzaccara
    CEINGE Advanced Biotechnologies S C a R L, Naples, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e34956. 2012
    ..In fact, 91% of our patients were mutated in the complex I and/or IV genes. The enzymatic assay may be a useful tool with which to confirm the pathogenic significance of detected variants...
  26. doi request reprint The influence of gluten free diet on quantitative ultrasound of proximal phalanxes in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus and celiac disease
    Giuliana Valerio
    School of Movement Sciences DiSiST, Parthenope University, Naples, Italy
    Bone 43:322-6. 2008
    ..The gluten free diet, as well as the optimization of glycemic control, plays an important role in preventing the osteopenic status caused by the clustering of these two chronic diseases...
  27. doi request reprint Identification of one novel causative mutation in exon 4 of WFS1 gene in two Italian siblings with classical DIDMOAD syndrome phenotype
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Gene 526:487-9. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Acute juvenile cataract in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic patients: a description of six cases
    Dario Iafusco
    Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:642-8. 2011
    ..The relative risk increases about twice for each percentage point from 12.8 to 14.1% of HbA1c; glycemic blood levels represent a moderate risk factor for cataractogenesis. Ketoacidosis and BE were not significantly correlated...
  29. ncbi request reprint The egg or the chicken? Further data on whether good compliance to multi-injection insulin therapy should be a criterion for insulin pump therapy, or does insulin pump therapy improve compliance?
    Fortunato Lombardo
    J Pediatr 151:e23-4. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Adolescent use of insulin and patient-controlled analgesia pump technology: a 10-year food and drug administration retrospective study of adverse events
    Andrea Scaramuzza
    Pediatrics 122:473-4; author reply 474. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Improper insulin compliance may lead to hepatomegaly and elevated hepatic enzymes in type 1 diabetic patients: response to Yu and Howard
    Dario Iafusco
    Diabetes Care 27:2094-5. 2004
  32. pmc Seven mutations in the human insulin gene linked to permanent neonatal/infancy-onset diabetes mellitus
    Carlo Colombo
    Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Scientific Institute and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Invest 118:2148-56. 2008
    ..Similarly transfected INS-1E insulinoma cells had diminished viability compared with those expressing WT proinsulin. In conclusion, we find that mutations in the insulin gene that promote proinsulin misfolding may cause PNDM...
  33. ncbi request reprint Bilateral isolated acute cataracts in three newly diagnosed insulin dependent diabetes mellitus young patients
    Ciro Costagliola
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:313-5. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Type 1 diabetes and autism association seems to be linked to the incidence of diabetes
    Dario Iafusco
    Diabetes Care 29:1985-6. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Zonulin upregulation is associated with increased gut permeability in subjects with type 1 diabetes and their relatives
    Anna Sapone
    Mucosal Biology Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 20 Penn Street, Room 345, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Diabetes 55:1443-9. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint KCNJ11 activating mutations in Italian patients with permanent neonatal diabetes
    Ornella Massa
    Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Diabetes Unit, and the Scientific Directorate, Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital, Scientific Institute IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Hum Mutat 25:22-7. 2005
    ..g., GCK-PDMI, KCNJ11-PDMI) to avoid confusion between patients with early-onset, autoimmune type 1 diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Usefulness or uselessness of GlucoWatch in monitoring hypoglycemia in children and adolescents
    Dario Iafusco
    Pediatrics 113:175-6; author reply 175-6. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of eating disorders in young patients with type 1 diabetes from two different Italian cities
    Dario Iafusco
    Diabetes Care 27:2278. 2004