Maria Pia Francescato

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Affiliation: University of Udine
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assembling more O2 uptake responses: Is it possible to merely stack the repeated transitions?
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 200:46-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Confidence intervals for the parameters estimated from simulated O2 uptake kinetics: effects of different data treatments
    M P Francescato
    M P Francescato Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Exp Physiol 99:187-95. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics at work onset: role of cardiac output and of phosphocreatine breakdown
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 185:287-95. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Accuracy of a portable glucose meter and of a Continuous Glucose Monitoring device used at home by patients with type 1 diabetes
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 413:312-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of exercise-induced glycemic imbalances in type 1 diabetes
    Maria P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Curr Diabetes Rev 7:253-63. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Exercise and glycemic imbalances: a situation-specific estimate of glucose supplement
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2-11. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Glucose Pulse: a simple method to estimate the amount of glucose oxidized during exercise in type 1 diabetic patients
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:2028-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate requirement and insulin concentration during moderate exercise in type 1 diabetic patients
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Metabolism 53:1126-30. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Whole-body glucose oxidation rate during prolonged exercise in type 1 diabetic patients under usual life conditions
    Mario Geat
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Metabolism 62:836-44. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Influence of phosphagen concentration on phosphocreatine breakdown kinetics. Data from human gastrocnemius muscle
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies and M A T I Centre of Excellence, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:158-64. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Assembling more O2 uptake responses: Is it possible to merely stack the repeated transitions?
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 200:46-9. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the "stacking" allowed obtaining, also for individual kinetics, coherent estimated parameters and associated uncertainties. ..
  2. doi request reprint Confidence intervals for the parameters estimated from simulated O2 uptake kinetics: effects of different data treatments
    M P Francescato
    M P Francescato Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Exp Physiol 99:187-95. 2014
    ..The simplest method to obtain an asymptotic confidence interval close to the real one is to average more responses resampled to a time interval slightly longer than the average breath duration. ..
  3. doi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics at work onset: role of cardiac output and of phosphocreatine breakdown
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 185:287-95. 2013
    ..This suggests that cardiac output responses affect O₂ stores utilization and hence τ(VO₂) : thus τ(VO₂) is not necessarily a good estimate of τ(mVO₂)...
  4. doi request reprint Accuracy of a portable glucose meter and of a Continuous Glucose Monitoring device used at home by patients with type 1 diabetes
    M P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 413:312-8. 2012
    ..Patients with diabetes are recommended to self-monitor their blood glucose levels also at home. Accuracy of a hand-held glucometer and a Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) device were comparatively evaluated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of exercise-induced glycemic imbalances in type 1 diabetes
    Maria P Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Curr Diabetes Rev 7:253-63. 2011
    ..e. during exercise) in type 1 diabetic patients, in particular for spontaneous activities not planned in advance, thus allowing all insulin-dependent patients to safely enjoy the benefits of exercise...
  6. doi request reprint Exercise and glycemic imbalances: a situation-specific estimate of glucose supplement
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2-11. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Glucose Pulse: a simple method to estimate the amount of glucose oxidized during exercise in type 1 diabetic patients
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:2028-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate requirement and insulin concentration during moderate exercise in type 1 diabetic patients
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Metabolism 53:1126-30. 2004
    ..001) to plasma insulin concentration, but not with fitness level. Time elapsed from last insulin dose is not a factor influencing the risk of hypoglycemia during exercise when a proportional, appropriate amount of CHO is ingested...
  9. doi request reprint Whole-body glucose oxidation rate during prolonged exercise in type 1 diabetic patients under usual life conditions
    Mario Geat
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Metabolism 62:836-44. 2013
    ..The glucose oxidation rate (GLUox) in T1DM patients under usual life conditions was thus investigated during prolonged exercise (3-h) and its behavior was described mathematically...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of phosphagen concentration on phosphocreatine breakdown kinetics. Data from human gastrocnemius muscle
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies and M A T I Centre of Excellence, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:158-64. 2008
    ..708, P < 0.05). These data support the view that in humans PCr concentration sets the time course of the oxidative metabolism in skeletal muscle at the start of exercise, being one of the main controllers of oxidative phosphorylation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional activity mapping of the mesial hemispheric wall during anticipation of pain
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Neuroimage 19:1738-47. 2003
    ..These findings unravel a complex pattern of brain activity during uncertain anticipation of noxious input, likely related both to changes in the level of arousal and to cognitive modulation of the pain system...
  12. pmc Oxidative stress in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: is it affected by a single bout of prolonged exercise?
    Maria Pia Francescato
    Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e99062. 2014
    ..Oxidative defence increased in both patients and controls, suggesting beneficial effects of prolonged aerobic fatiguing exercise...
  13. ncbi request reprint A smartphone application for preventing exercise-induced glycemic imbalances in type 1 diabetic patients
    Omar Vuattolo
    Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Udine, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 180:1035-9. 2012
    ..The developed mobile application replicates the original algorithm in a portable device that, after its preliminary experimentation, may be useful to make physical activity easier for diabetic patients...
  14. doi request reprint Maximal explosive muscle power in obese and non-obese prepubertal children
    Stefano Lazzer
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:224-8. 2009
    ..The objectives of the present study was to compare the maximal explosive muscle power developed by the lower limbs in obese and non-obese prepubertal children...