In patient

a patient who receives lodging and food, as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary.

See also: Patient

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These two were predominant in patient samples with combined allele frequency of 70%.
The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of SSA on glucose homeostasis and to determine whether there are any variables that could predict the influence of SSA on glucose metabolism in patients with active acromegaly.
However, hemoglobin concentration in patients with the TT genotype was significantly higher than GG and GT patients.
In the patient group, increased TNF-[alpha] serum levels in patients carrying the TNF-[alpha] (-308 G/A) A allele compared with those without the A allele were found to be statistically significant.
In patients with T2DM, first-phase insulin secretion is reduced or lost, while second-phase secretion is increased; however, insulin peaks become delayed and subsequently disappear, and basal secretion is eventually impaired.
Exercise does, however, present potential challenges in patients with T2D, and this includes the risk of hypoglycaemic episodes, particularly in those taking sulfonylureas and insulin [10].
Symptomatic treatment was thereafter applied in patients who did not respond to MMF.
According to the American Diabetes Association (2011) and Brazilian Society of Cardiology (2010), the hypertension treatment in patients with DM should include angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor antagonist (2,9), which was observed in this study (Table 2).
A meta-analysis of 11 RCTs (1317 patients, average age 32) showed no significant difference in relief of eye symptoms between oral antihistamines (dexchlorpheniramine, terfenadine, and loratadine) and intranasal steroids (budesonide, beclomethasone, fluticasone, and triamcinolone) in patients with seasonal allergies, as measured by various symptom scores?
Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy (PVAN) is a tubular interstitial inflammatory disease caused by lytic infection of epithelial tubular cells by human BK polyomavirus (BKV) in patients who have undergone kidney transplantation.
Paromomycin: no more effective than placebo for treatment of cryptosporidiosis in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection.
In fact, in patients with thyroiditis, undergoing long-term follow-up, very often a decline towards hypothyroidism is seen [7].