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Skeletal Muscle Vascular Function: A Counterbalance of Insulin Action.
(Wiley Online Library, 2015-07)
Insulin is a vasoactive hormone that regulates vascular homeostasis by maintaining balance of endothelial derived nitric oxide (NO) and the potent vasoconstrictor, endothein-1 (ET-1). Although there is general agreement ...
Metabolic dysfunction in obese Hispanic women with PCOS
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06)
Study question: Are certain ethnic groups with PCOS at increased risk of metabolic disorders? Summary answer: Obese Hispanic women with PCOS are at increased risk of metabolic disorders compared to age- and BMI-matched ...
Similarities and differences between patients included and excluded from a randomized clinical trial of vitamin d supplementation for improving glucose tolerance in prediabetes: interpreting broader applicability.
(BioMed Central, 2015-07-15)
Background: Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT) designs range from highly selective resulting in lack of external validity to more inclusive, requiring large sample sizes to observe significant results. Few publications, ...
Growth Hormone Inhibits Hepatic De Novo Lipogenesis in Adult Mice.
(American Diabetes Association, 2015-09)
Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are reported to have low growth hormone (GH) production and/or hepatic GH resistance. GH replacement can resolve the fatty liver condition in diet-induced obese rodents ...