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Evidence insufficient to confirm the value of population screening for diabetes and hypertension in low- and-middle-income settings
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
To assess the evidence from systematic reviews on the effect on morbidity and mortality of blanket screening for hypertension or diabetes mellitus compared with targeted, opportunistic or no screening, we searched for ...
Pancreatic islet regeneration : therapeutic potential, unknowns and controversy
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-07-27)
Glucose homeostasis in mammals is primarily maintained by the insulin-secreting β-cells contained within pancreas-resident islets of Langerhans. Gross disruption of this glucose regulation as a result of pancreatic dysfunction ...