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ea0020p430 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | ECE2009

Exercise induced oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes: relation to diastolic dysfunction and hypertension

Kostic Nada

Background: Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant systems are important factors affecting the oxidation of lipoproteins. Left ventricular dysfunction and hypertension are much more common in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus and limit exercise performance.Aims: The aim of our study was to evaluate the oxidative stress in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 and to determine influence of acute exercise training on the investigated parameters.<p cl...

ea0020p381 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | ECE2009

Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 and atherosclerosis in diabetes mellitus type 2

Ilic Sanja , Kostic Nada , Caparevic Zorica , Radojkovic Jana , Jelic Svetlana , Marina Djordje

Background and aims: Plasminogen activator inhibitor -1 (PAI-1) increases in diabetes and this might contribute to decreased fibrinolisis and accelerated atherosclerosis. PAI-1 is also contributor to the development of acute myocardial infarction. Measurement of intimal medial thickening (IMT) is indicator of presence and extent of coronary artery disease. Aim of the study was to find association between PAI-1 marker of decreased fibrinolisis and atherosclerosis by measuring I...

ea0020p605 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis in chronic fatigue syndrome

Marina Djordje , Jelic Svetlana , Kostic Nada , Caparevic Zorica , Trbojevic Bozo , Beleslin Biljana , Ilic Sanja , Zarkovic Milos

Background/objectives: The aim of the study was to assess hypothalamic┬ľpituitary┬ľadrenal (HPA) axis in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).Design and methods: Twenty-three consecutive patients who fulfilled centers for disease control (CDC) criteria for CFS and twenty healthy controls were included in the study. Low dose ACTH test (1mcg of synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone Synacthen) and insulin tolerance test (ITT) were done and b...