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A Rouland, J-C Chauvet-Gelinier, A-L Sberna, E Crevisy, P Buffier, T Mouillot, J-M Petit and B Vergès

traits. Type A personality is a psycho-behavioral profile that has been studied for many years and which has been associated with various health issues (e.g. cardiovascular diseases and diabetes) ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 ). Type A personality is

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Emmanuel K Fai, Cheryl Anderson and Victor Ferreros

, 6 ). Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a common chronic disease. Adherence to needed drug regimens is important for individuals with type 2 diabetes. Inadequate adherence to the use of medical therapies results in poor glycemic control and thus increase

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Anastasia P Athanasoulia-Kaspar, Kathrin H Popp and Gunter Karl Stalla

) as a treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus ( 46 ). Cabergoline, a more specific central dopamine agonist, has been shown in one study to have significant effects in lowering HbA1c, fasting plasma glucose and postprandial glucose in diabetic patients

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Willem de Ronde and Diederik L Smit

our 100 study participants ( Table 1 ). Only about one half of analyzed AAS samples contained the AAS type as indicated on the label and more often than not the samples contained AAS types not indicated on the label. In a minority of products, no

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N Bergmann, F Gyntelberg and J Faber

, childhood adverse events, depression, anxiety, hostility, fatigue, or personality types were excluded as were studies measuring the number of stressful life events. Studies measuring physiological stress (such as oxidative stress, cold or heat

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Eva Olga Melin, Magnus Hillman and Mona Landin-Olsson

previously a high predictive value to distinguish Cushing’s disease from pseudo-Cushing’s syndrome ( 33 ). Several types of disturbances of the HPA axis functioning in T1D have been demonstrated ( 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 ), but other factors might contribute to

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Eva Olga Melin, Jonatan Dereke, Maria Thunander and Magnus Hillman

Introduction Depression is associated with type 1 diabetes (T1D), Alzheimer’s disease, increased coronary heart disease and both coronary and all-cause mortality ( 1 , 2 , 3 ). T1D has a serious impact on mental health, indicated by the more

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Eva Jakobsson Ung, Ann-Charlotte Olofsson, Ida Björkman, Tobias Hallén, Daniel S Olsson, Oskar Ragnarsson, Thomas Skoglund, Sofie Jakobsson and Gudmundur Johannsson

suffering from a pituitary tumour. A tumour in the head is often overwhelming. The diagnosis brings forth existential questions about preserved personality and patients feel lonely and vulnerable. The period around the surgical treatment is characterised by

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Anastasia K Armeni, Konstantinos Assimakopoulos, Dimitra Marioli, Vassiliki Koika, Euthychia Michaelidou, Niki Mourtzi, Gregoris Iconomou and Neoklis A Georgopoulos

heterozygous) and rs53576 ( OXTR ) genotype groups (homozygous for G wild-type allele and carriers of A polymorphic allele) (bold indicates significance level: P  < 0.05). ERA OXTR TT (N = 38) TC (N = 64) CC (N = 31) P value GG (N

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Anne Bachelot, Magaly Vialon, Amandine Baptiste, Isabelle Tejedor, Caroline Elie, Michel Polak, Philippe Touraine and the CRMERC study group

Introduction Transition is defined by the Society for Adolescent Medicine as a ‘purposeful, planned movement of adolescents and young adults with chronic physical and medical conditions from child-centered to adult-oriented health care system