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BACKGROUND Limited data suggest that glycated haemoglobin (haemoglobin A1c; A1C) values might not reflect glycaemic control accurately in HIV-infected individuals with diabetes. METHODS We evaluated repeated measures of paired fasting glucose and A1C values in 315 HIV-infected and 109 HIV-uninfected diabetic participants in the Women's Interagency HIV(More)
Using a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) cutoff of 2.5 mIU/L or 4.5 mIU/L, no differences in the rates of clinical pregnancy, delivery, or miscarriage were observed in this large, retrospective cohort study of first-cycle IVF patients from 2005 through 2008, after controlling for age. Although lowering the TSH threshold to 2.5 mIU/L would result in a(More)
Estrogen inhibition is effective in preventing breast cancer in only up to 50% of women with precancerous lesions and many experience side effects that are poorly tolerated. As insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) underlies both estrogen and progesterone actions and has other direct effects on mammary development and carcinogenesis, we hypothesized that(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the GH response to GHRH-arginine in apparently healthy adults in relation to cardiovascular risk factors. DESIGN Cross-sectional. PATIENTS Eighty-six male and female volunteers aged 50-90. MEASUREMENTS GH peak response to GHRH-arginine and cardiovascular risk factors, including obesity, insulin resistance, low levels of high(More)
BACKGROUND Female physician-researchers do not achieve career success at the same rate as men. Differences in nonprofessional responsibilities may partially explain this gap. OBJECTIVE To investigate the division of domestic labor by gender in a motivated group of early-career physician-researchers. DESIGN Nationwide postal survey between 2010 and 2011.(More)
is diagnosed based on physical examination findings and symptoms,datanotcapturedinNAMCS/NHAMCS,wewere unable to determine which patients had acute bacterial sinusitis as strictly defined based on the criteria suggested by recent clinical guidelines. 7 We were also not able to determine if patients receiving antibiotic treatment had recurrent sinusitis or(More)
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