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in·ten·sive

(in-ten'siv),
Relating to or marked by intensity; denoting a form of treatment by means of very large doses or of substances possessing great strength or activity.
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intensive

(ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
Rel. to or marked by intensity.
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During the DCCT, intensively managed patients were three times more likely than those conventionally managed to experience an episode of severe hypoglycemia, including seizure or coma.
Coca of Yale and colleagues found that compared with those who had usual treatment, intensively controlling glucose with higher doses of medication did not definitively reduce the risk of impaired kidney function, the need for dialysis, or death from kidney disease.
"We are working intensively to establish who is still in Libya and where they are to see how we can assist with getting them out of there," Mr Hague told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show.
"The US is working intensively to create conditions that will permit the parties to negotiate their way forward to a final resolution," Ms Clinton said.
Progression from normal or microalbuminuria to overt proteinuria did not differ between standard and intensive glucose control, but there was a significant decrease in progression from normal to micro-or macroalbuminuria in the intensively treated patients (31% vs.
Intensively targeting blood sugar to near-normal levels in adults with type 2 diabetes at especially high risk for heart attack and stroke does not significantly reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events, such as fatal or nonfatal heart attacks or stroke, but increases risk of death, compared to standard treatment.
It shows that many coordinated funds have begun investing in derivatives, but not always intensively. In general, UCITS funds tend to use derivatives more intensively than non-harmonised fund managers, who either do not use leverage or use other methods to improve yield (borrowing, short selling).
The A3 re-sit programme is a unique course which gives students who have completed their A-levels the opportunity to study intensively for one year to improve their grades.
In the DCCT itself, further analysis of the data seemed to suggest that [HbA.sub.1c] predicted the risk of hypoglycemia and microvascular complications differently between the intensively and conventionally treated patients, such that intensive treatment was associated with a greater risk of hypoglycemia (10) but a decreased risk of small vessel disease (11) for any given [HbA.sub.1c] value.
The coastal strip of land where the oil beetle was discovered has been managed less intensively as farmland, therefore creating a habitat where the beetle could survive undisturbed.
Slatkin will begin his involvement at the Jacobs School during the 2007-2008 year through residencies of several weeks in which he will conduct student orchestras and work intensively with instrumental conducting and composition students.
That's because smokers, especially the poor, react to the higher cost of cigarettes by smoking each cigarette more intensively. They take more puffs, inhale more deeply, smoke closer to the end, and block the ventilation holes on the filter.