Allison R King

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Amylin is a peptide hormone cosecreted with insulin from the pancreatic beta-cells that can act as an osteoblast mitogen and as an inhibitor of bone resorption. The effects on bone of its systemic administration are uncertain. The present study addresses this question in adult male mice that were given daily subcutaneous injections of amylin (10.5(More)
In a prospective, randomised, placebo-controlled trial comparing the effect of (3-amino-1-hydroxypropylidene)-1,1-bisphosphonate (APD) (150 mg/day) plus calcium (1 g/day) with that of calcium alone on the bone mass of patients receiving long-term glucocorticoid therapy, the mean metacarpal cortical area in patients receiving APD increased by 1.2% between 0(More)
BACKGROUND Medication Reconciliation and Medication Safety are two themes emphasized in a variety of healthcare organizations. As a result, health care facilities have established methods for obtaining a patient's medication history. However, these methods may vary among institutions or even among the health care professionals in a single institution, and(More)
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