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ea0029p584 | Diabetes | ICEECE2012

Decreased sucrose preference in humans and rodents with diabetes

Yu J , Kim M

Objective: Craving of sweet foods and sucrose may be a big obstacle for glycemic control of diabetic patients. It is generally believed that diabetic patients may prefer sweet taste. However, few studies have examined sucrose preference in diabetic patients. Therefore, we investigated changes in sucrose preference in diabetic condition.Research design and methods: We performed two-alternative staircase methods and forced-choice tracking procedures to ass...

ea0029p154 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ICEECE2012

Endoscopic comparison of esophageal and gastroduodenal mucosal effects of enterocoating alendronate with calcitriol combined drug and alendronate in Korean postmenopausal women

Mok J. , Yu C. , Lee C.

Introduction: The study was a single-center, open label, randomized, head-to-head clinical study to compare the mucosal findings after perform esophagogastroduodenoscopy between two groups before and after use of alendronate only and enterocoating alendronate (5 mg) with calcitriol (0.5 μg) combined drug (Maxmarvil).Methods: The 33 postmenopausal healthy volunteers, aged 50–70 years (mean age: 58±5 years) without gastrointestinal symptoms ...

ea0029p1212 | Obesity | ICEECE2012

Regulation of adiponectin by free fatty acids in lean and obese subjects

Kim K. , Nam S. , Ahn C. , Yu J. , Kim K. , Cha B. , Lee H. , Richelsen B.

Objective: To evaluate the effects of free fatty acids (FFAs) on the regulation of plasma and adipose tissue mRNA adiponectin expression in lean and obese subjects.Methods: Seven obese men (31.3±1.1 kg/m2) and eight lean men (21.3±0.4 kg/m2) were studied. Subjects received an Intralipid 20% infusion over 180-min with sodium heparin. Blood sampling and abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue biopsy were taken before and after...