Eiji Ishimura

Summary

Affiliation: Osaka City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Targeted proteomics of isolated glomeruli from the kidneys of diabetic rats: sorbin and SH3 domain containing 2 is a novel protein associated with diabetic nephropathy
    Shinya Nakatani
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Exp Diabetes Res 2011:979354. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Poor glycemic control is a major factor in the overestimation of glomerular filtration rate in diabetic patients
    Akihiro Tsuda
    Corresponding author Eiji Ishimura
    Diabetes Care 37:596-603. 2014
  3. pmc Thyroid heterogeneity, as indicated by the CV of ultrasonographic intensities, correlates with anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies in euthyroid Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    Yosuke Wakita
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka city 545 8585, Japan
    Thyroid Res 6:5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Significant positive association between parathyroid hormone and fat mass and lean mass in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1264-70. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Proteome analysis of laser microdissected glomeruli from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded kidneys of autopsies of diabetic patients: nephronectin is associated with the development of diabetic glomerulosclerosis
    Shinya Nakatani
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1889-97. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Significant association between the presence of peripheral vascular calcification and lower serum magnesium in hemodialysis patients
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 68:222-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Different risk factors for vascular calcification in end-stage renal disease between diabetics and nondiabetics: the respective importance of glycemic and phosphate control
    Eiji Ishimura
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:10-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Different risk factors for peripheral vascular calcification between diabetic and non-diabetic haemodialysis patients--importance of glycaemic control
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Diabetologia 45:1446-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of cinacalcet on bone mineral density of the radius in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 76:259-65. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Body fat mass in hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine and Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:S137-41. 2003

Detail Information

Publications143 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Targeted proteomics of isolated glomeruli from the kidneys of diabetic rats: sorbin and SH3 domain containing 2 is a novel protein associated with diabetic nephropathy
    Shinya Nakatani
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Exp Diabetes Res 2011:979354. 2011
    ..Our findings suggested that SORBS2 may be associated with the development of diabetic nephropathy possibility by reorganization of actin filaments...
  2. doi request reprint Poor glycemic control is a major factor in the overestimation of glomerular filtration rate in diabetic patients
    Akihiro Tsuda
    Corresponding author Eiji Ishimura
    Diabetes Care 37:596-603. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS eGFR overestimates Cin as glycemic controls worsen. eGFR corrected by hemoglobin A1c is considered to be clinically useful and feasible. ..
  3. pmc Thyroid heterogeneity, as indicated by the CV of ultrasonographic intensities, correlates with anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies in euthyroid Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    Yosuke Wakita
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka city 545 8585, Japan
    Thyroid Res 6:5. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Significant positive association between parathyroid hormone and fat mass and lean mass in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1264-70. 2013
    ..It is also not known whether fat mass or lean mass is associated with serum PTH among these patients. In the present study, we examined the association of intact PTH with fat mass and lean mass in hemodialysis patients...
  5. doi request reprint Proteome analysis of laser microdissected glomeruli from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded kidneys of autopsies of diabetic patients: nephronectin is associated with the development of diabetic glomerulosclerosis
    Shinya Nakatani
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1889-97. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to identify altered protein expression profiles in diabetic glomeruli using formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) kidney tissues from diabetic patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Significant association between the presence of peripheral vascular calcification and lower serum magnesium in hemodialysis patients
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 68:222-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association between serum magnesium levels and vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Different risk factors for vascular calcification in end-stage renal disease between diabetics and nondiabetics: the respective importance of glycemic and phosphate control
    Eiji Ishimura
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:10-5. 2008
    ..Thus, the importance of glycemic and phosphate control is suggested to be emphasized in diabetic and nondiabetic ESRD patients, respectively, for prevention of the progression of vascular calcification...
  8. ncbi request reprint Different risk factors for peripheral vascular calcification between diabetic and non-diabetic haemodialysis patients--importance of glycaemic control
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Diabetologia 45:1446-8. 2002
    ..We compared factors affecting peripheral vascular calcification between haemodialysis patients with and without diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of cinacalcet on bone mineral density of the radius in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 76:259-65. 2011
    ..Cortical bone, rather than cancellous bone, was particularly affected by cinacalcet treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body fat mass in hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine and Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:S137-41. 2003
    ..Changes in body fat mass in a large number of hemodialysis patients is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion associated with arterial wall stiffness rather than thickness in type 2 diabetic patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Nephrol 20:204-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine which of the 2 aspects of atherosclerosis, arterial thickening or stiffness, has more effect on levels of microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum magnesium concentration is a significant predictor of mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Magnes Res 20:237-44. 2007
    ..0 mEq/L, i.e. 0.50 mmol/L used in most countries), one of the strong contributors to the serum magnesium concentrations of dialysis patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increasing body fat mass in the first year of hemodialysis
    E Ishimura
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:1921-6. 2001
    ..More general, dual x-ray absorptiometry assessment of body fat mass was found to be useful for evaluating the nutritional status of hemodialysis patients...
  14. doi request reprint Glycemic control and survival of diabetic hemodialysis patients--importance of lower hemoglobin A1C levels
    E Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:320-6. 2009
    ..The significance of hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) on the survival of diabetic hemodialysis patients still remains controversial. We investigated the impact of HbA1C on the survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency accelerates atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    E Ishimura
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:S186-90. 2001
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  16. doi request reprint Relationship between fat mass and serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in prevalent hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 119:c283-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about the relationship between fat mass distribution and chronic inflammation in dialysis patients, in whom chronic inflammation is related to morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is a significant predictor of vascular calcification of both aorta and hand arteries
    Eiji Ishimura
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Semin Nephrol 24:408-12. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional association of serum phosphate with carotid intima-medial thickness in hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:859-65. 2005
    ..Although an increased serum phosphate concentration is a significant risk factor for vascular calcification, it is unclear whether serum phosphate level is a risk factor for increased arterial wall thickness in hemodialysis patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D in nondialyzed patients with chronic renal failure
    E Ishimura
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Int 55:1019-27. 1999
    ..In patients with chronic renal failure (CRF), abnormalities in vitamin D metabolism are known to be present, and several factors could contribute to the abnormalities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum BAP as the clinically useful marker for predicting BMD reduction in diabetic hemodialysis patients with low PTH
    Misako Ueda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City, University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Life Sci 77:1130-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, serum BAP is a clinically useful bone formation marker to predict the BMD reduction in DM HD patients with low level of PTH...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paraarticular trabecular bone loss at the ultradistal radius and increased arterial stiffening in postmenopausal patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kazumasa Tanaka
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, and Senboku Second Hospital, Asahi machi, Osaka, Japan
    J Rheumatol 33:652-8. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine whether arterial stiffening, another aspect of atherosclerosis, is also increased in patients with RA, and to determine if it is an important risk factor...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of nutritional status on serum large N-truncated PTH, but not PTH(1-84) in hemodialysis patients
    Kaori Shidara
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:142-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether PTH(7-84) and larger N-truncated PTH or PTH(1-84) might be affected by nutritional status in HD patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intima-media thickness of carotid artery predicts cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Yoshiki Nishizawa
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:S76-9. 2003
    ..Previous studies showed that patients with ESRD had increased intima-media thickness of the carotid artery (CA-IMT). In the present study, we examined whether CA-IMT would predict cardiovascular mortality in patients with ESRD...
  24. doi request reprint Relationship between serum TSH levels and intrarenal hemodynamic parameters in euthyroid subjects
    Akihiro Tsuda
    Departments of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:45-50. 2013
    ..The goal of the study was to evaluate this possibility by assessment of the inulin-based GFR and to examine the mechanism underlying the reduction of GFR...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of adiponectin and soluble thrombomodulin in hypothyroid patients with normal thyroid function following levothyroxine replacement therapy
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 59:571-7. 2005
    ..These data support the hypothesis that sTM is one of the determinant of ApN and thus suggest the presence of an sTM-associated regulatory mechanism for ApN secretion in hypothyroid patients...
  26. doi request reprint Factors associated with cerebral white matter hyperintensities in haemodialysis patients
    Toshihide Naganuma
    Department of Urology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:561-8. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Higher serum bone alkaline phosphatase as a predictor of mortality in male hemodialysis patients
    Ikue Kobayashi
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Shirasagi Hospital, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Life Sci 90:212-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare the significance of serum bone alkaline phosphatase (BAP) with that of other bone markers in prediction of all-cause mortality(ACM) in male hemodialysis patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and bone resorption as independent factors of accelerated arterial wall thickening in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mayumi Nagata-Sakurai
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 48:3061-7. 2003
    ..The present longitudinal study was performed to determine whether the change in arterial thickness was accelerated in RA patients and to determine which factor was important in the progression of arterial wall changes...
  29. doi request reprint Association of glycated albumin, but not glycated hemoglobin, with calcaneus quantitative ultrasound in male hemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Shinsuke Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Metabolism 59:390-4. 2010
    ..Furthermore, it is suggested that poor glycemic control might be a significant factor toward decreasing calcaneus SI in T2DM HD patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of serum osteocalcin and N-terminal propeptide of type I collagen in predialysis patients with chronic renal failure
    Takao Tsuchida
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 16:172-9. 2005
    ..OC and PINP are suggested to be possible parameters for the clinical evaluation of the effect of bone metabolism on BMD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting progression of renal failure in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Hideki Ueda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:1530-4. 2003
    ..Hyperglycemia and hypertension are known to be risk factors for the development of proteinuria in patients with diabetes. Little is known, however, about predictors of progression of renal failure in diabetic patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of reduction in bone mineral density with mortality in male hemodialysis patients
    Kaori Kohno
    Department of Metabolism, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 84:180-5. 2009
    ..970, 95% CI 0.945-0.996). Our results suggest that BMD reduction at the UR might be a clinically relevant marker that predicts an increased risk of mortality in male hemodialysis patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Presence of abdominal aortic calcification is significantly associated with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Senji Okuno
    Kidney Center, Shirasagi Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:417-25. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of insulin resistance and nephropathy on homocysteine in type 2 diabetes
    M Emoto
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Geriatrics and Medical Science, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:533-8. 2001
    ..To assess the impacts of insulin resistance and renal function on plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) levels in patients with type 2 diabetes with a wide range of nephropathy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Significance of Bio-intact PTH(1-84) assay in hemodialysis patients
    Masaaki Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, 545 8585 Osaka, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 16:517-25. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of the serum N-terminal propeptide of type I collagen as a marker of bone formation in hemodialysis patients
    Misako Ueda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:802-9. 2002
    ..The present study was performed to investigate the clinical usefulness of serum PINP as a bone-formation marker in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  37. doi request reprint Serum levels of TRAP5b, a new bone resorption marker unaffected by renal dysfunction, as a useful marker of cortical bone loss in hemodialysis patients
    Kaori Shidara
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 82:278-87. 2008
    ..9%, respectively, for serum TRAP5b. Measurement of serum TRAP5b, as well as intact OC, may be a clinically relevant assay for estimation of bone metabolic status in HD patients, although serum intact OC accumulates in uremic serum...
  38. doi request reprint Poor glycemic control is a significant predictor of cardiovascular events in chronic hemodialysis patients with diabetes
    Yoshihiro Tsujimoto
    Inoue Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 13:358-65. 2009
    ..0046, respectively). In diabetic hemodialysis patients, poor glycemic control is a significant, independent predictor of the emergence of CVD, indicating the importance of careful management of glycemic control in hemodialysis patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of C-reactive protein in hypothyroid patients and its correlation with arterial stiffness in the common carotid artery
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:167-72. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Fetuin-A is associated with calcified coronary artery disease
    Katsuhito Mori
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Coron Artery Dis 21:281-5. 2010
    ..As diabetes and uremia make the role of fetuin-A in cardiovascular disease uncertain, we investigated the association between fetuin-A and calcified coronary artery disease in participants without diabetes and renal dysfunction...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, aortic stiffness, and cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease
    T Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:2117-24. 2001
    ..These results demonstrate that the increased aortic stiffness of the ESRD patients with diabetes mellitus contributed to the higher all-cause and cardiovascular mortality rates...
  42. ncbi request reprint Change in von Willebrand factor and carotid intima-media thickness in hypothyroid patients with normal thyroid function after levothyroxine replacement therapy
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:125-31. 2004
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Influence of atherosclerosis on the relationship between anaemia and mortality risk in haemodialysis patients
    Kiyoshi Maekawa
    Kidney Center, Shirasagi Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2329-36. 2008
    ..Since CKD is a high-risk population for cardiovascular disease (CVD), we tested a hypothesis that the presence of atherosclerosis affects the relationship between anaemia and mortality risk...
  44. doi request reprint Elemental concentrations in scalp hair, nutritional status and health-related quality of life in hemodialysis patients
    Akinobu Ochi
    Metabolism, Endocrinology, Molecular Medicine and Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 16:127-33. 2012
    ..Cadmium accumulation correlated with malnutrition. Iodine and selenium accumulation may adversely affect HRQOL. Further investigation is necessary to determine precisely how these elements affect these measures...
  45. doi request reprint Decrease of brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in female subclinical hypothyroid patients during normalization of thyroid function: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City, Japan
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:409-15. 2009
    ..The current study was performed to assess changes in baPWV in female subclinical hypothyroidism with autoimmune chronic thyroiditis (Hashimoto's disease) after restoration of normal thyroid function...
  46. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is a significant predictor of decrease in fat mass in hemodialysis patients
    Yoko Fujino
    Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 59:264-8. 2005
    ..Chronic inflammation, represented by higher CRP levels, is a significant factor affecting decrease in fat mass, and is related to poorer nutritional status...
  47. ncbi request reprint Glycated albumin is a better glycemic indicator than glycated hemoglobin values in hemodialysis patients with diabetes: effect of anemia and erythropoietin injection
    Masaaki Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:896-903. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Annual fat mass change is a significant predictor of mortality in female hemodialysis patients
    Yoko Fujino
    Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 60:253-7. 2006
    ..However, the influence of fat mass change over time on mortality in dialysis patients has not been determined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Arterial stiffness in predialysis patients with uremia
    Kayo Shinohara
    Department of Metabolism, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Int 65:936-43. 2004
    ..We compared aortic PWV of uremic patients before starting hemodialysis treatment with that of patients on maintenance hemodialysis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Central pulse wave velocity is responsible for increased brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in subclinical hypothyroidism
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:304-8. 2007
    ..The current study was performed to assess which arterial segment is responsible for enhanced baPWV in subclinical hypothyroidism...
  51. ncbi request reprint Associations between physical activity, peripheral atherosclerosis and bone status in healthy Japanese women
    Shinsuke Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 188:196-202. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Atherogenic lipoprotein changes in diabetic nephropathy
    T Shoji
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Abeno Ku, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 156:425-33. 2001
    ..These lipoprotein alterations may contribute to an increased cardiovascular risk in diabetic nephropathy, especially in diabetic renal failure...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impaired endothelium-dependent vascular responses of retinal and intrarenal arteries in patients with type 2 diabetes
    T Kawagishi
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:2509-16. 1999
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Nephronectin expression in glomeruli of renal biopsy specimens from various kidney diseases: nephronectin is expressed in the mesangial matrix expansion of diabetic nephropathy
    Shinya Nakatani
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 122:114-21. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify the usefulness of determining glomerular expression of nephronectin in kidney disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Direct in vitro evidence of the suppressive effect of cinacalcet HCl on parathyroid hormone secretion in human parathyroid cells with pathologically reduced calcium-sensing receptor levels
    Takehisa Kawata
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 24:300-6. 2006
    ..Data from this in vitro analysis support the clinical application of cinacalcet in PHPT and SHPT therapy...
  56. doi request reprint Poor muscle quality as a predictor of high mortality independent of diabetes in hemodialysis patients
    Maki Yoda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 66:266-70. 2012
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Aortic calcification in haemodialysis patients with diabetes mellitus
    Hiromichi Taniwaki
    Inoue Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2472-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the risk factors of aortic calcification in a large number of haemodialysis patients, and compared risk factors between diabetic and non-diabetic patients...
  58. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness predicts cardiovascular death independent of arterial thickness in a cohort of hemodialysis patients
    Tetsuo Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Ashahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 210:145-9. 2010
    ..Although these arterial changes develop in parallel, no study has ever tested a hypothesis that arterial stiffness can predict mortality from CVD independent of arterial thickness. This study tested this possibility...
  59. doi request reprint Association of glycated albumin, but not glycated hemoglobin, with peripheral vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes
    Shinsuke Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Life Sci 83:516-9. 2008
    ..This study was to establish the significance of glycated albumin (GA) as a useful marker of peripheral vascular calcification in diabetic HD patients, in comparison with HbA(1C)...
  60. doi request reprint Significant correlation of glycated albumin, but not glycated haemoglobin, with arterial stiffening in haemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes
    Yasuro Kumeda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:556-61. 2008
    ..As poor glycaemic control is considered an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis in diabetes, the relationship between GA, HbA1c and arterial stiffening was examined in HD patients with type 2 diabetes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Lower risk for cardiovascular mortality in oral 1alpha-hydroxy vitamin D3 users in a haemodialysis population
    Tetsuo Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:179-84. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with vitamin D(3) may be beneficial for survival in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus increases the severity of anemia in non-dialyzed patients with renal failure
    E Ishimura
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
    J Nephrol 11:83-6. 1998
    ..494, p < 0.001). DM appeared to be a risk factor for the severity of anemia in patients with renal failure who were not receiving dialysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Arterial wall stiffness is associated with peripheral circulation in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Akane Kizu
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 170:87-91. 2003
    ..Thus, arterial wall stiffness of femoral artery appears to be a major determinant of peripheral circulation in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Regulation of plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 by calcium in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Keisuke Kobayashi
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:93-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the role of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcium in FGF-23 metabolism, we examined plasma FGF-23 levels in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Low circulating endogenous secretory receptor for AGEs predicts cardiovascular mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Hidenori Koyama
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:147-53. 2007
    ..Here, we evaluated if plasma esRAGE is a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in a cohort of 206 (171 nondiabetic) patients with end-stage renal diseases (ESRD)...
  66. doi request reprint Decreases in parathyroid gland volume after cinacalcet treatment in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Mitsuru Ichii
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 115:c195-202. 2010
    ..It was examined whether a regression of parathyroid glands in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism was induced by cinacalcet treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint Positive correlation of serum bio-intact PTH(1-84) but not intact PTH with parathyroid gland size in hemodialysis patients
    Masaaki Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 60:62-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, serum Bio-PTH assay could provide a better assay than I-PTH assay to estimate parathyroid function in HD patients, due mainly to its exclusive correlation with parathyroid gland size...
  68. doi request reprint Impact of atherosclerosis on the relationship of glycemic control and mortality in diabetic patients on hemodialysis
    Masaaki Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 78:273-80. 2012
    ..The impact of preexisting cardiovascular disease (CVD) on glycemic control-improved survival in hemodialysis patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) was investigated. Glycoalbumin (GA) was used as a glycemic marker...
  69. ncbi request reprint Antibody to oxidized low-density lipoprotein and cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease
    Tetsuo Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:2230-7. 2002
    ..Immune response to oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) may modulate the process of atherogenesis and cardiovascular disease...
  70. ncbi request reprint Direct in vitro evidence of extracellular Ca2+-induced amino-terminal truncation of human parathyroid hormone (1-84) by human parathyroid cells
    Takehisa Kawata
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5774-8. 2005
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  71. ncbi request reprint Increased pulse wave velocity in subclinical hypothyroidism
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:154-8. 2006
    ..This study was performed to assess whether subclinical hypothyroidism might cause enhanced baPWV...
  72. ncbi request reprint Annual change in bone mineral density in predialysis patients with chronic renal failure: significance of a decrease in serum 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D
    Naoko Obatake
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:74-9. 2007
    ..The serum 1,25(OH)(2)D level is the principal factor affecting BMD of the radius, suggesting that supplementation with an active form of vitamin D is of importance for predialysis CRF patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Altered relationship between body fat and plasma adiponectin in end-stage renal disease
    Tetsuo Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Metabolism 54:330-4. 2005
    ..Thus, plasma adipocytokine profile was altered in ESRD, and the effects of body fat and sex on adiponectin were less significant in the patients with ESRD...
  74. pmc Serum C-reactive protein and thioredoxin levels in subjects with mildly reduced glomerular filtration rate
    Shoko Tsuchikura
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Nephrol 11:7. 2010
    ..We compared the levels of serum biomarkers for inflammation and oxidative stress between subjects with normal and mildly reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control is a predictor of survival for diabetic patients on hemodialysis
    T Morioka
    Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:909-13. 2001
    ..133 per 1.0% increment of HbA1c, 95% CI 1.028-1.249, P = 0.012), as were Cre and CTR. CONCLUSIONS: Good glycemic control (HbA1c <7.5%) predicts better survival of diabetic ESRD patients starting hemodialysis treatment...
  76. doi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand as an independent predictor of mortality in hemodialysis patents
    Katsuhito Mori
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Cytokine 61:912-6. 2013
    ..We therefore investigated whether TRAIL predicted mortality in hemodialysis patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Decrease of arterial stiffness at common carotid artery in hypothyroid patients by normalization of thyroid function
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 59:8-14. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it was demonstrated that sustained euthyroidism might have the potential to reverse arterial stiffening in addition to thickening in hypothyroid patients...
  78. doi request reprint Significant association of fracture of the lumbar spine with mortality in female hemodialysis patients: a prospective observational study
    Yoshifumi Maeno
    Kidney Center, Shirasagi Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:310-6. 2009
    ..033-4.478, P < 0.05) and noncardiovascular (HR = 2.637, 95% CI 1.014-6.858, P < 0.05) mortality rates only in females. In conclusion, lumbar fracture is significantly associated with all-cause mortality in female patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Utility of serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRACP5b) as a bone resorption marker in patients with chronic kidney disease: independence from renal dysfunction
    Shinsuke Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:189-96. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to establish the usefulness of a new assay for TRACP5b in assessing bone turnover in these patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of serum osteoprotegerin in hypothyroid patients and its normalization with restoration of normal thyroid function
    Toshiki Nagasaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:347-53. 2005
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  81. ncbi request reprint Preferential reductions of paraarticular trabecular bone component in ultradistal radius and of calcaneus ultrasonography in early-stage rheumatoid arthritis
    Masaaki Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, 545 8585 Osaka, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 14:683-7. 2003
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Advanced atherosclerosis in predialysis patients with chronic renal failure
    Tetsuo Shoji
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Kidney Int 61:2187-92. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of hemodialysis and renal failure on CA-IMT in patients with chronic renal failure...
  83. ncbi request reprint Intrarenal hemodynamic changes after captopril test in patients with type 2 diabetes: a duplex Doppler sonography study
    Hiromichi Taniwaki
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:132-7. 2003
    ..We examined whether RAS blockade by captopril induces intrarenal hemodynamic changes in normotensive patients with type 2 diabetes...
  84. ncbi request reprint Femoral artery wall thickness and stiffness in evaluation of peripheral vascular disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    H Taniwaki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Asahi-machi, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-8585, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 158:207-14. 2001
    ..These data suggest that stiffening of arterial wall has a significant impact on PVD manifestations, particularly on the leg symptoms, in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  85. ncbi request reprint Relations between ACE gene and ecNOS gene polymorphisms and resistive index in type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
    H Taniwaki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:1653-60. 2001
    ..In order to assess the effect of the gene polymorphism of both ACE and ecNOS on renal hemodynamic abnormality, we examined 155 Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes with various stages of nephropathy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Relationship between parathyroid gland size and responsiveness to maxacalcitol therapy in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Senji Okuno
    Shirasagi Hospital Kidney Center, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2613-21. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to see whether a relationship could be found between maxacalcitol responsiveness and parathyroid gland size...
  87. ncbi request reprint Short-term aerobic exercise improves arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetes
    Hisayo Yokoyama
    Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:85-93. 2004
    ..To investigate whether: (1) aerobic exercise decreases arterial stiffness and (2) reduction in arterial stiffness is associated with improvement in insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes...
  88. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin level and its relationship with body composition in hemodialysis patients
    Y Nishizawa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 31:655-61. 1998
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  89. ncbi request reprint Association between plasma angiopoietin-like protein 3 and arterial wall thickness in healthy subjects
    Sawako Hatsuda
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Vasc Res 44:61-6. 2007
    ..We evaluated the possible association between plasma ANGPTL3 level and carotid artery intima-media thickness (CA-IMT) and femoral artery intima-media thickness (FA-IMT) in healthy human subjects...
  90. ncbi request reprint Arterial wall thickness is associated with insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients
    Shigehiko Fujiwara
    Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 10:246-52. 2003
    ..0001, respectively). In conclusion, insulin resistance is associated with both CA-IMT and FA-IMT in type 2 diabetic patients, suggesting that it is an independent risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes...
  91. ncbi request reprint Association of muscle glycogen synthase polymorphism with insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients
    Koka Motoyama
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Metabolism 52:895-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the M416V polymorphism of GYS1 gene is not associated with insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes...
  92. ncbi request reprint The K469E polymorphism of the intercellular adhesion molecule-1 gene is associated with plasma fibrinogen level in type 2 diabetes
    Hisayo Yokoyama
    Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Metabolism 54:381-6. 2005
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Inverse relationship between circulating oxidized low density lipoprotein (oxLDL) and anti-oxLDL antibody levels in healthy subjects
    T Shoji
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 148:171-7. 2000
    ..Although these results suggest that oxLDL Ab may play a role in maintaining the low level of plasma oxLDL, its role in atherogenesis awaits further studies...
  94. ncbi request reprint Fetuin-A and atherosclerotic calcified plaque in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Masanori Emoto
    The Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Metabolism 59:873-8. 2010
    ..753; 95% confidence interval, 0.608-0.933; P = .010). These results suggest that fetuin-A may inhibit the calcification of atherosclerotic plaques independently of the dialyzed condition...
  95. ncbi request reprint Significance of intima-media thickness in femoral artery in the determination of calcaneus osteo-sono index but not of lumbar spine bone mass in healthy Japanese people
    Shinsuke Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, 545 8585, Osaka, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 16:64-70. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Quantitative insulin sensitivity check index and the reciprocal index of homeostasis model assessment in normal range weight and moderately obese type 2 diabetic patients
    Hisayo Yokoyama
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:2426-32. 2003
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Effect of insulin resistance on serum paraoxonase activity in a nondiabetic population
    A Yamada
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Metabolism 50:805-11. 2001
    ..These results suggest that insulin resistance or hyperinsulinemia is a factor contributing to the intragenotype variability of paraoxonase activity in a population without overt hyperglycemia...
  98. ncbi request reprint Increased stiffness in common carotid artery in hyperthyroid Graves' disease patients
    M Inaba
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Biomed Pharmacother 56:241-6. 2002
    ..In summary, the significant increase in stiffness beta in the hyperthyroid state may reflect the harmful effect of hyperthyroidism on the arterial wall, which may in turn result from increased stroke volume...
  99. ncbi request reprint Pulse wave velocity in lower-limb arteries among diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Hisayo Yokoyama
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 10:253-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the possible alteration in pulse wave velocity (PWV) in lower-limb arteries among diabetic patients with PAD...
  100. ncbi request reprint Regional arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease
    Eiji Kimoto
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2245-52. 2006
    ..The cross-sectional result may explain the increased risk for cardiovascular disease in CKD, although longitudinal studies are needed to confirm it...
  101. ncbi request reprint A novel index of insulin resistance determined from the homeostasis model assessment index and adiponectin levels in Japanese subjects
    Munehide Matsuhisa
    Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:151-4. 2007
    ..535, P=0.005 versus r=-0.461, P=0.010). We would therefore like to propose a novel index, HOMA-AD, as a simple and adequate index for determining insulin resistance even in diabetic patients with overt hyperglycemia...