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Diabetes Quick Facts

Below in this book is for anyone who wants to learn about diabetes and its effect on eyes. We hope this book will be useful for diabetic patients and their family members. We know that Chinese patients have a higher incidence of diabetes and metabolic syndrome, and to this end, we have made a Chinese translation. Read More »

Detecting the Health Status of Multiethnic Women in Taiwan

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Title: Detecting the Health Status of Multiethnic Women in Taiwan: A Bayesian Approach using the SF-36 Questionnaire Author: Meng-ta Chung Corresponding author: Meng-ta Chung Affiliation: Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan Email: bayesmojo@gmail.com   Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to estimate a cutoff score using the 36-item Short Form Health Survey to predict the ... Read More »

Chinese – American Bone Mineral Density Norms

At the 2016 Endocrine Society Meeting in Boston, April 2016, there was a study, “Using Ethnic Specific Bone Mineral Density Norms in Chinese American Women,” performed in Oakland, California. The authors, Stephanie Kim, MD and senior author, Joan Chia-Mei Lo, MD, both of Department of Internal Medicineof Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, found that using ethnic specific norms for Bone ... Read More »

Asian Diabetic Corneas: A Study in Astigmatism

Abstract Purpose: Diabetic corneas have ultrastructural changes that can lead to dry eye, abnormal healing after trauma. The literature is sparse on the topic of Asian diabetics corneas with good Va and automated refractive keratometry readings. At our retina clinic in California, we retrospectively evaluated the keratometry readings of corneas of Diabetic patients in an Asian population. Are there external ... Read More »

Hearing Loss and Prostaglandin Analogs: 2 Cases

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Hearing Loss and Prostaglandin Analogs: 2 Cases Gloria Wu, MD. UC San Francisco School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology Victor Chen, BS UC San Diego Department of Biology Don B. Kim, BA. UC Berkeley Department of Biology David Lee MD, MBA Robert Cizik Eye Clinic University of Texas Hamed Sajjadi, MD Associate Professor, Neurotology ­ Skull Base Surgery Stanford University ... Read More »

夜间葡萄糖-吴医生

三月 5-7 号,夜间葡萄糖(yejianputaotang.com/DiabeticsGuard.com)在圣地 亚哥的内分泌大会(ENDO2015)上展出,获得所有经临展室医生的好评。 本次大会八千以上医师,近半数来自美国以外,例如来自首都医大的主任医 师,博导,王春雪博士,除了对本产品感到惊讶外,赞口不绝,并建议到国 内大力推广。 本产品在就寝前服用,最初 2 小时不释放葡萄糖,而后逐渐释出约 5 小时, 克服了使用点心食物的数种缺陷,完美地预防后半夜低血糖的出现。实在是 所有使用中长效胰岛素及多种降糖药病人的必备品,以防止脑力减退。 March 5-7, DiabeticsGuardTM was exhibited at the ENDO 2015 in San Diego. All endocrinologists saw the product gave a thumb up. This conference gathered over 8,000 medical doctors among which near half were come from over seas. Wang Chunxue, MD, PhD, a neurologist and professor, was ... Read More »

15 household chemicals that can lead to early menopause

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1. β-hexachlorocyclohexane (pesticides) 2. mirex (pesticides) 3. p,p’-DDE (pesticides) 4. 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-heptachlorodibenzofuran (toxic chemical) 5. mono-(2-ethyl-5-hydroxyhexyl) phthalate (commonly found in household products, such as tablecloths, floor tiles, shower curtains, fragrances, plastics, cosmetics and hair spray) 6. mono-(2-ethyl-5-oxohexyl) phthalate (commonly found in household products, such as tablecloths, floor tiles, shower curtains, fragrances, plastics, cosmetics and hair spray) 7. polychlorinated biphenyl congeners−70 8. ... Read More »

Diabetes in China

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In 2010, the China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group and the International Diabetes Federation reported that 93 million Chinese adults have diabetes, comprising 9.7% of the Chinese adult population.1,2 The China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group categorized those 93 million adults into two groups:  49.3 million living in urban areas and 43.1 million living in rural areas. ... Read More »