Chorea in hyperglycemia
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in critically ill children.
Though rare, the clinical syndrome of hemichorea-hemiballism in conjunction with hyperglycemia
displays relatively characteristic imaging features typified by unilateral increased density within the putamen and, to a secondary extent, caudate nucleus and globus pallidus, accompanied by T1 shortening and hyperintensity on MR imaging.
Knowledge of the neurologic and radiologic abnormalities seen with NKH is important for emergency physicians because prompt correction of the underlying hyperglycemia
usually leads to quick improvement.
was found in 28 out of 150 (18.7%) patients.
In the first survey, 46, 53, and 36 of 189 respondents started to use insulin when BG levels exceeded 11.1 mmol/L, 12.0-15.0 mmol/L, and 15.0 mmol/L in nondiabetic patients, respectively; 135/190 (71%) usually chose continuous intravenous infusion of insulin and 72/190 (38%) usually chose subcutaneous administration of insulin to treat hyperglycemia
. Only 11/190 (6%) respondents used tight BG targets as with intensive insulin therapy (4.4-6.1 mmol/L), 109/190 (57%) respondents used more liberal targets of 8.0-10.0 mmol/L, and 43/190 (23%) respondents did not use any strict glucose control strategy.
The study found that Bartlett and Starkrimson pear varieties have compounds such as phenolics and antioxidants as well as activity that slows down enzymes related to starch and glucose metabolism, which relates to managing early stages of hyperglycemia
and diabetes-induced hypertension.
One such case of CHBG presented in an elderly female with type II diabetes and right-sided hemichorea of acute onset during an episode of nonketotic hyperglycemia
. Her MRI revealed a characteristic hyperintensity and T1 hyperintensity in the left basal ganglia .
Regardless of diabetes status, hyperglycemia
is a common finding during the admission of patients with acute MI.
Current studies on macrophages focus predominantly on the impairment by consistent hyperglycemia
. In primary human monocyte-derived macrophages, hyperglycemia
induces the production of the prototype [M.sub.1] cytokines tumor necrosis (TNF-[alpha]), interleukin-1[beta] (IL-[beta]), and IL-6, but inhibits the [M.sub.2] cytokines IL-1Ra and C-C motif chemokine ligand 18 (CCL18) during macrophage differentiation .
effect the expression of GHRH-R on T47D and MDA MB 231 breast cancer cell lines