Deborah A. Bowlby

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Using a component processes model, the current study examined the cognitive processes of alcoholic and community control subjects engaged in the acquisition of new context-bound (e.g., episodic) information. Of particular interest was whether alcoholics were inferior to controls in the efficiency with which information was acquired and whether there was a(More)
BACKGROUND The performance of automated algorithms for childhood diabetes case ascertainment and type classification may differ by demographic characteristics. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the potential of administrative and electronic health record (EHR) data from a large academic care delivery system to conduct diabetes case ascertainment in youth(More)
OBJECTIVE Dyslipidemia contributes to the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in persons with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Weight control is commonly recommended as a treatment for dyslipidemia. However, the extent to which decreases in weight affect the lipid profile in youth with T1D is not known. Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that decreases in body(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop an efficient surveillance approach for childhood diabetes by type across 2 large US health care systems, using phenotyping algorithms derived from electronic health record (EHR) data. MATERIALS AND METHODS Presumptive diabetes cases <20 years of age from 2 large independent health care systems were identified as those having ≥1 of the(More)
OBJECTIVE Although insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) has been shown to be important for inner-ear development in animal models, little is known about the otologic and audiologic findings of children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD). The goal of this study is to evaluate the prevalence, type, and severity of hearing impairment in children with GHD. (More)
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