Lactate, a Neglected Factor for Diabetes and Cancer Interaction


Wu et al., authors of this study, explain that according to different studies, worldwide diabetes mellitus (DM) and cancer are two of the main diseases, with cancer the second and diabetes the twelfth primary causes of death. Recent studies suggest that type 2 diabetes is an independent risk factor for the progress of various types of cancer. According More...

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By vidal On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Intermediate and high lactate levels are predictors of mortality in the ICU

This study demonstrated that intermediate (2.0-3.9 mmol/L) and high (> 4.0 mmol/L) arterial lactate levels at the time of admission to the Intensive Care Unit were independent predictors of mortality at 28 days More...

By vidal On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

The Lactate Threshold and its Relation to Athletic Training

The article entitled ?The Lactate Threshold and its Relation to Athletic Training?, was written by Jorge Hernández Díaz, Miriam Recio Contreras, Lianet Setun Boronat and Heikel del Toro Recio in Spanish under More...
By vidal On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The Importance of Blood Lactate Level Measurements in Veterinary Care

Blood lactate levels reflect the balance between production and use of lactate by the body. Diferentes studies have determined that the prognostic implications of lactate measurements can be applied to animal patients. More...
By vidal On Friday, May 20th, 2016

Trained Subjects Produce and Reuse More Lactate at Lactate Threshold Than Untrained Individuals

In this study, Messonnier et al. conclude that even though endurance training increases the capacities for lactate production and disposal and clearance for higher absolute and relative workload, the Lactate Threshold More...
By vidal On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Blood Lactate is a Clinical Biomarker of Mortality in Critically Ill Children

This study shows that blood lactate levels on admission to the Intensive Care Unit were significantly associated with mortality in critically ill children, even after adjusting for age, gender and illness severity. More...
By vidal On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

The Duration and Level of Hyperlactatemia Estimate the Risk of Organ Failure

According to this study, the risk of organ failure was greater early in the ICU stay, which provides additional indirect support for the concept of early goal directed therapy. Of all individual Sequential Organ More...
By vidal On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Criticism on the Concept of Anaerobic Threshold

This article, written by George A. Brooks in 1985, is pointed at criticism of the anaerobic threshold concept. The author reviews the concept of the anaerobic threshold and criticizes its hypothesis, as according More...
By vidal On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Elevated Lactate Levels are Associated with Increased ICU Mortality

The aimof this study was to better understand the predictive value of lactate in an intensive care setting. In conclusion, patients with high initial lactate were sicker on average than those with low initial lactate, More...
By vidal On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Elevated Lactate Levels Increase the Likelihood of Death Within the First 24 Hours After Admission

This study analyzed the independent variables that could predict death within the first 24 hours of admission of patients admitted with an infectious disease, but without septic shock or severe sepsis. The most More...