Amy Potter

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The multitargeted tyrosine-kinase inhibitor sunitinib has emerged as one of the standards of care for good- and intermediate-risk metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Although generally associated with acceptable toxicity, sunitinib exhibits a novel and distinct toxicity profile that requires monitoring and management. Fatigue, diarrhea, anorexia, oral changes,(More)
OBJECTIVE Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem among adolescents, but little is known about self-management behaviors in this population. Our aim was to examine self-management behaviors and glycemic control among adolescents with type 2 diabetes. METHODS From 2003 to 2005, a telephone survey of adolescents with type 2 diabetes was performed. Chart review(More)
The severity of bovine respiratory infections has been linked to a variety of factors, including environmental and nutritional changes, transportation, and social reorganization of weaned calves. Fatal respiratory infections, however, usually occur when a primary viral infection compromises host defences and enhances the severity of a secondary bacterial(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand physician behaviors and attitudes in managing children with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A survey was mailed to a nationwide sample of pediatric endocrinologists (PEs). RESULTS A total of 40% of PEs surveyed responded (211 of 527). Concordance with current monitoring guidelines varied widely, ranging from 36% (foot(More)
Information on the genetics of endocrine disorders and genetic testing is increasing rapidly. This makes it important for endocrinologists to be able to efficiently search for clinically relevant information and to access specialized laboratory testing and genetics professionals to assist with diagnosis, education, counseling and management of patients and(More)
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