Dr. Jacqueline A. Pugh

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Is the course leading to diabetic end-stage renal disease similar for Type 1 (insulin-dependent) and Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus? We identified all diabetic end-stage renal disease patients starting renal replacement therapy from 1989 to 1991 in two urban counties in Texas. Three ethnic/racial groups were enrolled: Mexican Americans,(More)
Although hypercholesterolemia has been recognized as a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) for decades, only in recent years have clinical trials definitively shown the efficacy of lowering serum cholesterol to prevent the occurrence or worsening of CHD. In 1985, an NIH consensus conference published guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of(More)
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