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See detailRECOMMANDATIONS EUROPÉENNES POUR LA PRISE EN CHARGE DU DIABÈTE, DU PRÉ-DIABÈTE ET DES MALADIES CARDIO-VASCULAIRES 2ème partie. Gestion des complications cardiaques, cérébro-vasculaires et artériopathiques périphériques
SCHEEN, André ULiege; LANCELLOTTI, Patrizio ULiege

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(12), 617-624

Summary : Patients with prediabetes (dysglycaemia) or diabetes present accelerated atherosclerosis that predisposes them to multiple cardiovascular complications. We summarize here the joint ... [more ▼]

Summary : Patients with prediabetes (dysglycaemia) or diabetes present accelerated atherosclerosis that predisposes them to multiple cardiovascular complications. We summarize here the joint recommendations recently published by the European Society of Cardiology and the European Society for the Study of Diabetes. The management of main risk factors, aiming to optimize primary or secondary prevention, has been developed in a first article. This second article is focusing on the management of cardiac, cerebrovascular and peripheral arteriopathic complications. The importance of an individualized patient-centered strategy is emphasized, including the management of microangiopathies and, ideally, within a multidisciplinary approach. [less ▲]

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See detailObesity phenotype is related to NLRP3 inflammasome activity and immunological profile of visceral adipose tissue
ESSER, Nathalie ULiege; L'Homme, Laurent ULiege; DE ROOVER, Arnaud ULiege et al

in Diabetologia (2013), 56

Aims/hypothesis Obesity is a heterogeneous condition comprising both individuals who remain metabolically healthy (MHO) and those who develop metabolic disorders (metabolically unhealthy, MUO). Adipose ... [more ▼]

Aims/hypothesis Obesity is a heterogeneous condition comprising both individuals who remain metabolically healthy (MHO) and those who develop metabolic disorders (metabolically unhealthy, MUO). Adipose tissue is also heterogeneous in that its visceral component is more frequently associated with metabolic dysfunction than its subcutaneous component. The development of metabolic disorders is partly mediated by the NLR family pyrin domain containing-3 (NLRP3) inflammasome, which increases the secretion of inflammatory cytokines via activation of caspase-1. We compared the immunological profile and NLRP3 activity in adipose tissue between MUO and MHO individuals. Methods MHO and MUO phenotypes were defined, respectively, as the absence and the presence of the metabolic syndrome. Cellular composition and intrinsic inflammasome activity were investigated by flow cytometry, quantitative RTPCR and tissue culture studies in subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue from 23 MUO, 21 MHO and nine lean individuals. Results We found significant differences between the three study groups, including an increased secretion of IL-1β, increased expression of IL1B and NLRP3, increased number of adipose tissue macrophages and decreased number of regulatory T cells in the visceral adipose tissue of MUO patients compared with MHO and lean participants. In macrophages derived from visceral adipose tissue, both caspase-1 activity and IL-1β levels were higher in MUO patients than in MHO patients. Furthermore, caspase-1 activity was higher in CD11c+CD206+ adipose tissue macrophages than in CD11c−CD206+ cells. Conclusions/interpretation The MUO phenotype seems to be associated with an increased activation of the NLPR3 inflammasome in macrophages infiltrating visceral adipose tissue, and a less favourable inflammatory profile compared with the MHO phenotype. [less ▲]

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See detailUnsaturated fatty acids prevent activation of NLRP3 inflammasome in human monocytes/macrophages
L'Homme, Laurent ULiege; Esser, Nathalie ULiege; Riva, Laura ULiege et al

in Journal of Lipid Research (2013), 54

The NLRP3 inflammasome is involved in many obesity-associated diseases such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and gouty arthritis through its ability to induce IL-1β release. The molecular link between ... [more ▼]

The NLRP3 inflammasome is involved in many obesity-associated diseases such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and gouty arthritis through its ability to induce IL-1β release. The molecular link between obesity and inflammasome activation is still unclear but free fatty acids have been proposed as one triggering event. Here we reported opposite effects of saturated fatty acids (SFAs) compared to unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs) on NLRP3 inflammasome in human monocytes/macrophages. Palmitate and stearate, both SFAs, triggered IL-1β secretion in a caspase-1/ASC/NLRP3-dependent pathway. Unlike SFAs, the UFAs oleate and linoleate did not lead to IL-1β secretion. In addition, they totally prevented the IL-1β release induced by SFAs and, with less efficiency, by a broad range of NLRP3 inducers including nigericin, alum and MSU. UFAs did not affect the transcriptional effect of SFAs suggesting a specific effect on the NLRP3 activation. These results provide a new antiinflammatory mechanism of UFAs by preventing the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome and therefore the IL-1β processing. By this way, UFAs might play a protective role in NLRP3-associated diseases. [less ▲]

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See detailMetformin revisited: A critical review of the benefit-risk balance in at-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.
SCHEEN, André ULiege; Paquot, Nicolas ULiege

in Diabètes & Métabolism (2013), 39(3), 179-190

Metformin is unanimously considered a first-line glucose-lowering agent. Theoretically, however, it cannot be prescribed in a large proportion of patients with type 2 diabetes because of numerous ... [more ▼]

Metformin is unanimously considered a first-line glucose-lowering agent. Theoretically, however, it cannot be prescribed in a large proportion of patients with type 2 diabetes because of numerous contraindications that could lead to an increased risk of lactic acidosis. Various observational data from real-life have shown that many diabetic patients considered to be at risk still receive metformin and often without appropriate dose adjustment, yet apparently with no harm done and particularly no increased risk of lactic acidosis. More interestingly, recent data have suggested that type 2 diabetes patients considered at risk because of the presence of traditional contraindications may still derive benefit from metformin therapy with reductions in morbidity and mortality compared with other glucose-lowering agents, especially sulphonylureas. The present review analyzes the benefit-risk balance of metformin therapy in special populations, namely, patients with stable coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome or myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, renal impairment or chronic kidney disease, hepatic dysfunction and chronic respiratory insufficiency, all conditions that could in theory increase the risk of lactic acidosis. Special attention is also paid to elderly patients with type 2 diabetes, a population that is growing rapidly, as older patients can accumulate several comorbidities classically considered contraindications to the use of metformin. A review of the recent scientific literature suggests that reassessment of the contraindications of metformin is now urgently needed to prevent physicians from prescribing the most popular glucose-lowering therapy in everyday clinical practice outside of the official recommendations. [less ▲]

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See detailL’ALCOOLISME, UN MODÈLE D’ADDICTION AUX COMPLICATIONS SOMATIQUES MULTIPLES
PAQUOT, Nicolas ULiege; DE FLINES, Jenny ULiege; SCHEEN, André ULiege

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(5-6), 272-280

Alcoholism is, after smoking, the most common addiction in our society. It is associated with multiple familial, social and professional negative consequences. In addition, alcohol disturbs cellular ... [more ▼]

Alcoholism is, after smoking, the most common addiction in our society. It is associated with multiple familial, social and professional negative consequences. In addition, alcohol disturbs cellular metabolism and its excessive chronic consumption may lead to multiple dysfunctions that can provoke somatic complications targeting numerous tissues or organs. The present article describes the most important ones involving the liver, the digestive tract, the heart, both the central and peripheral nervous system, and bone marrow. We also discuss the metabolic disturbances associated with chronic alcohol consumption, among which those affecting glucose regulation, lipid profile, uric acid and various vitamins. Finally, we describe the nutritional deficiencies that may be observed in alcoholic people and may contribute to aggravate somatic complications. [less ▲]

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See detailDifférences d’activité de l’inflammasome NLRP3 entre sujets obèses avec et sans anomalies métaboliques
Esser, Nathalie ULiege; L'Homme, Laurent ULiege; DE ROOVER, Arnaud ULiege et al

in Diabètes & Métabolism (2013, March), 39(suppl 1), 102

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See detailLa sitagliptine dans le traitement du diabete de type 2: le point, cinq ans apres sa commercialisation.
Scheen, André ULiege; Van Gaal, L. F.

in Revue medicale de Liege (2013), 68(10), 504-10

Sitagliptin (Januvia) was the first selective inhibitor of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 commercialized for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is also available as a fixed-dose combination with meformin ... [more ▼]

Sitagliptin (Januvia) was the first selective inhibitor of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 commercialized for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is also available as a fixed-dose combination with meformin (Janumet). Almost 5 years after its launch in Belgium, the present review summarizes the most recent data regarding the clinical efficacy of this antidiabetic agent, the controversy about its safety profile, its use at lower dosage in case of moderate to severe renal insufficiency, the various indications that have been successively accepted and reimbursed, and, finally, the perspectives offered by a large ongoing cardiovascular outcome trial (TECOS). [less ▲]

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See detailJentadueto, combinaison fixe linagliptine- metformine pour le traitement du diabete de type 2.
Scheen, André ULiege; Van Gaal, L. F.

in Revue medicale de Liege (2013), 68(9), 479-85

In case of failure of metformin monotherapy, several pharmacological strategies may be considered for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Among these, the addition of an inhibitor of the dipeptidyl ... [more ▼]

In case of failure of metformin monotherapy, several pharmacological strategies may be considered for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Among these, the addition of an inhibitor of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) enzyme, a medication commonly named as gliptin, is increasingly used because of two main advantages over sulfonylureas, i.e. the absence of both hypoglycaemia and weight gain. The combination of a gliptin and metformin further improves glycaemic control compared to either monotherapy, due to complementary mechanisms of action. Most patients with type 2 diabetes are treated every day with numerous drugs because of the presence of comorbidities so that poor drug compliance is a major concern in such a population. The use of fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) may improve compliance and, therefore, several gliptin-metformin FDCs are now available. The most recent one is Jentadueto, which combines linagliptin, a selective DPP-4 inhibitor without renal excretion, and metformin, the first-line antidiabetic compound. This FDC is commercialized with two dosages of metformin, i.e. 2.5 mg linagliptin/850 mg metformin and 2.5 mg linagliptin/1.000 mg metformin, and should be administered twice daily with meal.While linagliptin may be prescribed whatever the renal function, the use of FDC should take into account classical restrictions imposed by the presence of metformin. [less ▲]

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See detailRationnel en faveur d'une combinaison insuline basale-incretine pour traiter le diabete de type 2.
Scheen, André ULiege; Paquot, Nicolas ULiege

in Revue medicale de Liege (2013), 68(11), 562-8

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by an insulin secretory defect that cannot compensate for insulin resistance. Such relative defect is present in the fasting state (insufficient basal insulin levels) and ... [more ▼]

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by an insulin secretory defect that cannot compensate for insulin resistance. Such relative defect is present in the fasting state (insufficient basal insulin levels) and contributes to overnight hyperglycaemia; it is even more pronounced in the postprandial state when it is then the main responsible factor for hyperglycaemia following meals. An original approach to correct these two disturbances is to propose a therapy combining the injection of a basal insulin (most commonly at bedtime to better control fasting glycaemia) and the administration of an incretin-based medication to potentiate insulin response to the three main meals, without inducing hypoglycaemia. This latter effect can be obtained either by blocking the degradation of incretin hormones with an oral inhibitor of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (gliptin), or by injecting an agonist of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptors. These basal insulin-incretin combined therapies are well validated in various controlled trials and observational studies. Lixisenatide is the first GLP-1 receptor agonist being reimbursed in this specific indication of combination with basal insulin in Belgium. [less ▲]

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See detailLa vignette diagnostique de l'etudiant. L'anamnese medicale, etape initiale capitale pour l'orientation diagnostique.
Scheen, André ULiege

in Revue medicale de Liege (2013), 68(11), 599-603

Medicine combines the characteristics of both a science and an art. The main objective is to cure the patient (or at least to alleviate symptoms). The first step of the global medical approach is to make ... [more ▼]

Medicine combines the characteristics of both a science and an art. The main objective is to cure the patient (or at least to alleviate symptoms). The first step of the global medical approach is to make a diagnosis, which will determine the therapy. Since Hippocrates, semiology, i.e. the study of both symptoms and signs, is crucial to make or guide the disease diagnosis. The development of more and more sophisticated medical technologies may lead to believe that semiology is not useful anymore in medical practice. It is absolutely not true because a careful semiology can provide precise diagnoses in a majority of cases or, at least, can lead to a limited differential diagnosis that helps in the selection of a few well defined complementary investigations. The aim of this article targeting mainly medical students is to emphasize the key rules of a well done medical interviewing, which should progress from an "analytical" approach to a "syndromic" approach, combining knowledge, know-how and self-management skills. [less ▲]

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See detailPrise en charge du diabete gestationnel.
Philips, J. C.; EMONTS, Patrick ULiege; Pintiaux, Axelle ULiege et al

in Revue medicale de Liege (2013), 68(9), 489-96

Pregnancy is associated with relative carbohydrate intolerance and insulin resistance. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is recognized as a risk factor for a number of adverse outcomes during pregnancy ... [more ▼]

Pregnancy is associated with relative carbohydrate intolerance and insulin resistance. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is recognized as a risk factor for a number of adverse outcomes during pregnancy, including excessive fetal growth, increased incidence of birth trauma and neonatal metabolic abnormalities. This recognition has led to recommendations to screen all pregnant women for GDM and to treat those whose glucose tolerance tests exceed threshold criteria. Numerous epidemiological studies show that GDM affects between 1 and 25% of pregnancies, depending on the ethnicity of the population studied and the diagnostic criteria. Intervention to change lifestyle and, if maternal hyperglycemia persists, treatment with additional oral medication or insulin injections have shown to improve perinatal outcomes. Patients with GDM have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the years after delivery and these women are encouraged to practice specific health behaviours (dietary habits, physical activity) during the postpartum period. The present article discusses the management of GDM in the light of data from the latest studies and international recommendations. [less ▲]

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See detailThe skin landscape in diabetes mellitus. Focus on dermocosmetic management.
PIERARD, Gérald ULiege; Seite, Sophie; Hermanns-Lê, Trinh ULiege et al

in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology (2013), 6

BACKGROUND: Some relationships are established between diabetes mellitus (DM) and a series of cutaneous disorders. Specific dermatoses are markers for undiagnosed DM. Other disorders represent supervening ... [more ▼]

BACKGROUND: Some relationships are established between diabetes mellitus (DM) and a series of cutaneous disorders. Specific dermatoses are markers for undiagnosed DM. Other disorders represent supervening complications in an already treated DM patient. OBJECTIVE: To review the information about dermocosmetic care products and their appropriate use in the management and prevention of dermatoses related to DM. METHOD: The peer-reviewed literature and empiric findings are covered. Owing to the limited clinical evidence available for the use of dermocosmetics, a review of the routine practices and common therapies in DM-related dermatoses was conducted. RESULTS: Some DM-related dermatoses (acanthosis nigricans, pigmented purpuric dermatosis) are markers of macrovascular complications. The same disorders and some others (xerosis, Dupuytren's disease) have been found to be more frequently associated with microangiopathy. Other skin diseases (alopecia areata, vitiligo) were found to be markers of autoimmunity, particularly in type 1 DM. Unsurprisingly, using dermocosmetics and appropriate skin care has shown objective improvements of some DM-related dermatoses, such effects improve the quality of life. The most common skin manifestations of DM fall along continuum between "dry skin," xerosis, and acquired ichthyosis, occurring predominately on the shins and feet. Dermocosmetic products improve the feeling of well-being for DM patients. [less ▲]

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SCHEEN, André ULiege

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(1), 1-3

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See detailSGLT2 versus DPP4 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes.
Scheen, André ULiege

in Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (2013), 1(3), 168-70

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See detailIssues in performing a network meta-analysis.
Senn, S; Gavini, F; Magrez, D et al

in Statistical Methods in Medical Research (2013), 22

The example of the analysis of a collection of trials in diabetes consisting of a sparsely connected network of 10 treatments is used to make some points about approaches to analysis. In particular ... [more ▼]

The example of the analysis of a collection of trials in diabetes consisting of a sparsely connected network of 10 treatments is used to make some points about approaches to analysis. In particular various graphical and tabular presentations, both of the network and of the results are provided and the connection to the literature of incomplete blocks is made. It is clear from this example that is inappropriate to treat the main effect of trial as random and the implications of this for analysis are discussed. It is also argued that the generalisation from a classic random-effect meta-analysis to one applied to a network usually involves strong assumptions about the variance components involved. Despite this, it is concluded that such an analysis can be a useful way of exploring a set of trials. [less ▲]

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