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Diabetes Mellitus Type II
Helicobacter pylori prevalence in diabetic patients and its relationship with dyspepsia and autonomic neuropathy. (J Endocrinol Invest. 2005) "AIMS: We evaluated the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (HP) in Type 2 diabetic patients and its relationship with dyspeptic symptoms and complications of diabetes. Ä CONCLUSION: There is a high prevalence of HP infection in diabetic patients and it is correlated with dyspeptic symptoms. Diabetic subjects complicated with cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy and dyspepsia are at high risk of HP infection and should be carefully investigated and considered for eradication therapy."
Diet - Health
Neurologic complications after surgery for obesity. (Muscle Nerve. 2005) "Bariatric surgical procedures are increasingly common. In this review, we characterize the neurologic complications of such procedures, including their mechanisms, frequency, and prognosis. Literature review yielded 50 case reports of 96 patients with neurologic symptoms after bariatric procedures. The most common presentations were peripheral neuropathy in 60 (62%) and encephalopathy in 30 (31%)."