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Short acting insulin analogues in intensive care unit patients 
Federico Bilotta, Carolina Guerra, Rafael Badenes, Simona Lolli, Giovanni Rosa 
World J Diabetes 5(3):230-234. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.230
Topic Highlight
Adipose stem cell-based regenerative medicine for reversal of diabetic hyperglycemia 
Hyun Joon Paek, Courtney Kim, Stuart K Williams 
World J Diabetes 5(3):235-243. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.235
Defect of insulin signal in peripheral tissues: Important role of ceramide 
Rima Hage Hassan, Olivier Bourron, Eric Hajduch 
World J Diabetes 5(3):244-257. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.244
Impact of hypoglycemic agents on myocardial ischemic preconditioning 
Rosa Maria Rahmi Garcia, Paulo Cury Rezende, Whady Hueb 
World J Diabetes 5(3):258-266. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.258
Functional foods-based diet as a novel dietary approach for management of type 2 diabetes and its complications: A review 
Parvin Mirmiran, Zahra Bahadoran, Fereidoun Azizi 
World J Diabetes 5(3):267-281. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.267
Evidence for altered thiamine metabolism in diabetes: Is there a potential to oppose gluco- and lipotoxicity by rational supplementation? 
Lukáš Pácal, Katarína Kuricová, Kateřina Kaňková 
World J Diabetes 5(3):288-295. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.288
Review
Social determinants of type 2 diabetes and health in the United States 
Myra L Clark, Sharon W Utz 
World J Diabetes 5(3):296-304. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.296
Novel and emerging diabetes mellitus drug therapies for the type 2 diabetes patient 
Charmaine D Rochester, Oluwaranti Akiyode 
World J Diabetes 5(3):305-315. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.305
12q24 locus association with type 1 diabetes: SH2B3 or ATXN2
Georg Auburger, Suzana Gispert, Suna Lahut, Özgür Ömür, Ewa Damrath, Melanie Heck, Nazlı Başak 
World J Diabetes 5(3):316-327. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.316
Interrelationships between ghrelin, insulin and glucose homeostasis: Physiological relevance 
François Chabot, Alexandre Caron, Mathieu Laplante, David H St-Pierre 
World J Diabetes 5(3):328-341. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.328
Clinical therapeutic strategies for early stage of diabetic kidney disease 
Munehiro Kitada, Keizo Kanasaki, Daisuke Koya 
World J Diabetes 5(3):342-356. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.342
Adipokines as a novel link between obesity and atherosclerosis 
Hye Jin Yoo, Kyung Mook Choi 
World J Diabetes 5(3):357-363. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.357
Adrenomedullin and diabetes 
Hoi Kin Wong, Fai Tang, Tsang Tommy Cheung, Bernard Man Yung Cheung 
World J Diabetes 5(3):364-371. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.364
Diabetes and cancer: Associations, mechanisms, and implications for medical practice 
Chun-Xiao Xu, Hong-Hong Zhu, Yi-Min Zhu 
World J Diabetes 5(3):372-380. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.372
Minireviews
Diabetes, sleep apnea, obesity and cardiovascular disease: Why not address them together? 
Salim R Surani 
World J Diabetes 5(3):381-384. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.381
Emerging role of protein kinase C in energy homeostasis: A brief overview 
Kamal D Mehta 
World J Diabetes 5(3):385-392. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.385
Diabetic nephropathy and inflammation 
Montserrat B Duran-Salgado, Alberto F Rubio-Guerra 
World J Diabetes 5(3):393-398. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.393
Canagliflozin-current status in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with focus on clinical trial data 
Jagriti Bhatia, Nanda Gamad, Saurabh Bharti, Dharamvir Singh Arya 
World J Diabetes 5(3):399-406. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.399
Randomized Controlled Trial
Impact of chronic disease self-management programs on type 2 diabetes management in primary care 
Samuel N Forjuoh, Marcia G Ory, Luohua Jiang, Ann M Vuong, Jane N Bolin 
World J Diabetes 5(3):407-414. Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.407