All publications of “Domingos Augusto Cherino Malerbi”

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Vitamin D intoxication: case report

Tatiana Aporta Marins, Tatiana de Fátima Gonçalves Galvão, Fernando Korkes, Domingos Augusto Cherino Malerbi, Arnaldo José Ganc, Davi Korn, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014RC2860

Hypervitaminosis D is a rarely reported condition. In general it is only perceived when hypercalcemia is not resolved. The use of vitamin D has increased in recent years because of its benefits, but as a result, intoxication cases have occurred more frequently. This report describes a patient who presented worsening of renal function and hypercalcemia. After investigation, vitamin D intoxication was confirmed and it was due to an error in compounding.

Influence of gastric emptying on the control of postprandial glycemia: physiology and therapeutic implications

Marcos Antonio Tambascia, Domingos Augusto Cherino Malerbi, Freddy Goldberg Eliaschewitz

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014RB2862

The maintenance of glucose homeostasis is complex and involves, besides the secretion and action of insulin and glucagon, a hormonal and neural mechanism, regulating the rate of gastric emptying. This mechanism depends on extrinsic and intrinsic factors. Glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion regulates the speed of gastric emptying, contributing to the control of postprandial glycemia. The pharmacodynamic characteristics of various agents of this class can explain the effects more relevant in fasting or postprandial glucose, and can thus guide the individualized treatment, […]