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Irit Hochberg
Rambam Health Care Campus
EndocrinologyAdipose tissueDiabetes mellitusMedicineBiology
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#1Irit HochbergH-Index: 6
#2Raviv Allon (Rappaport Faculty of Medicine)H-Index: 1
Last. Elad Yom-Tov (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)H-Index: 22
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BACKGROUND: Surveys suggest that a large proportion of people use the internet to search for information on medical symptoms they experience and that around one-third of the people in the United States self-diagnose using online information. However, surveys are known to be biased, and the true rates at which people search for information on their medical symptoms before receiving a formal medical diagnosis are unknown. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to estimate the rate at which people search for ...
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#2Ronit Almog (University of Haifa)H-Index: 4
Last. Rafael BeyarH-Index: 42
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BACKGROUND: Privacy restrictions limit access to protected patient-derived health information for research purposes. Consequently, data anonymization is required to allow researchers data access for initial analysis before granting institutional review board approval. A system installed and activated at our institution enables synthetic data generation that mimics data from real electronic medical records, wherein only fictitious patients are listed. OBJECTIVE: This paper aimed to validate the r...
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#1Irit Hochberg (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 6
#2Deeb Daoud (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 2
Last. Elad Yom-Tov (Microsoft)H-Index: 22
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Aims Diabetes is often diagnosed late. This study aimed to assess the possibility for earlier detection of diabetes from search data, using predictive models trained on large-scale data.
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#1Zeev Hochberg (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)H-Index: 49
#2Irit Hochberg (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 6
Modern lifestyle limits our exposure to sunlight, which photosynthesizes vitamin D in the skin, and the incidence of nutritional rickets has been resurging. Vitamin D is one of the oldest hormones; it is photosynthesized in all forms of life from the phytoplankton to mammals. A selective sweep of the promoter of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) happened as soon as Homo sapiens migrated out of Africa; it co-adapted with skin color genes to provide a fine-scale adaptation to latitudes and the levels o...
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#1Irit Hochberg (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 6
Last. Roy Eldor (Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center)H-Index: 8
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Patients with diabetes have distinct risks during precolonoscopy bowel preparation, caused by change of diet, change of antihyperglycemic medication regimens and diabetes-related complications and ...
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#1Innocence Harvey (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 2
#2Erin J. Stephenson (UTHSC: University of Tennessee Health Science Center)H-Index: 8
Last. Dave Bridges (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 18
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#1Afif NakhlehH-Index: 2
#2Naim ShehadehH-Index: 22
Last. Irit HochbergH-Index: 6
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#1Afif Nakhleh (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 2
#2Naim Shehadeh (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 22
Last. Deeb Daoud Naccache (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 2
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Introduction Cystic prolactinoma is a variant of prolactin-secreting pituitary adenoma. The strategies for the management of cystic prolactinoma have not been addressed thoroughly in clinical guidelines.
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#1Irit Hochberg (Rambam Health Care Campus)H-Index: 6
The insulin analogs detemir and glargine are the two basal insulins commonly used in hospitalized patients (1). Their slow-release reservoir is different—serum albumin for detemir and subcutaneous microcrystals for glargine (2,3). There is a common belief that detemir should be avoided in hypoalbuminemic patients because they have less predictable levels of free insulin, raising a concern for higher risk of hypoglycemia (4,5). Nevertheless, the guidelines recommend using either insulin with impa...
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Background: Regular physical activity is known to be beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. Nevertheless, most of the people who have diabetes lead a sedentary lifestyle. Smartphones create new possibilities for helping people to adhere to their physical activity goals through continuous monitoring and communication, coupled with personalized feedback. Objective: The aim of this study was to help type 2 diabetes patients increase the level of their physical activity. Methods: We provided 27...
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