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17
OCT
2017

A study of the impact of disease burden in quality of life of people with pre-End-Stage and End-Stage Renal Disease

ABSTRACT Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a common chronic disease accompanied by severe complications. It is the leading cause of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring management either by haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD). The chronicity of the disease,...
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04
MAY
2017

Looking into the effect of Diabetes Mellitus on Vascular Access in Haemodialysis Patients

ABSTRACT Introduction: The creation and maintenance of a good vascular access is mandatory for a successful haemodialysis sessions and the survival of a Chronic Kidney Disease patient. Aim: The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to look into the vascular access...
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18
FEB
2017

Depression and health-related quality of life of patients with diabetes mellitus type II: data from Serres province, Greece

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus Type II (DM II) is a chronic disease that particularly affects the patients’ Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). Aim: The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of various depression levels on HRQOL in DM II patients in...
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29
MAY
2016

Spirituality / religiosity and health related quality of life chronic patients andpatients with life-threatening diseases.

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ABSTRACΤ For many patients, the fulfillment of spiritual and religious needs is more important than the fulfillment of biological and physical needs. Spirituality is defined as the way that the individual gives meaning and purpose to life, as the experience of contact with...
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30
JUL
2015

Renal disease and Pregnancy: Latest data

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ABSTRACT The number of women with renal disease who manage not only to conceive, but also bear healthy children has increased recently thanks to advances in the field of medicine. However, renal disease during pregnancy often poses risks for both mother and fetus. Complications...
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