Farhad Zangeneh

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an increasingly prevalent disorder associated with multiple metabolic derangements. Insulin resistance is the most prominent feature common in both type 2 diabetes and its associated metabolic abnormalities. Until 1995, the only therapeutic interventions available in the United States were the insulin secretagogues sulfonylureas(More)
Portal infusion of glucose at rates approximating endogenous glucose production (EGP) causes paradoxical hypoglycemia in wild-type but not GLUT2 null mice, implying activation of a specific portal glucose sensor. To determine whether this occurs in humans, glucose containing [3-3H]glucose was infused intraduodenally at rates of 3.1 mg. kg-1. min-1 (n = 5),(More)
OBJECTIVE To review approved treatment options for secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with stages 3 and 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD). METHODS Recently published data on the diagnosis and treatment of SHPT in patients with CKD were critically assessed. RESULTS Early detection of SHPT is critical for effective treatment. Approximately 40%(More)
OBJECTIVE The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees and adheres with published AACE protocols for the standardized production of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). METHODS Each Recommendation is based on(More)
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) convened their first Workshop for recommendations to optimize Clinical Practice Algorithm (CPA) development for Latin America (LA) in diabetes (focusing on glycemic control), obesity (focusing on weight loss), thyroid (focusing on thyroid nodule(More)