Brittany Aragon

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OBJECTIVE To compare serum cystatin C levels, a novel biomarker of renal function, in adolescents with and without type 1 diabetes and to determine what factors affect cystatin C levels. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Cystatin C was measured in youth 12-19 years of age with (n = 259, diabetes duration 9 ± 3 years, HbA(1c) 8.9 ± 1.6%) and without diabetes (n(More)
BACKGROUND Equilibration of hemoglobin concentration after transfusion has been estimated to take about 24 hours, but some studies have shown that earlier measurements reflect steady-state values in persons who have not bled recently. This study was aimed at assessing the changes over time in hemoglobin concentration after transfusion in acutely anemic(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the risk factors associated with mortality in interstitial lung disease patients. We performed a retrospective study of 722 consecutive patients submitted for lung biopsy during the 1986-1990 period. Twenty-two (3%) died within the 30 days following surgery. Forty-four patients who survived after the surgery for(More)
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