Glenn Strubbe

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Hyperinsulinemia may link diabetes to hypertension. We evaluated the effects of insulin on blood glucose and blood pressure in control and streptozotocin (STZ)-induced (60 mg/kg, i.v.) diabetes. Insulin was given daily for 10-14 weeks to both diabetic (0, 1, 2, and 3 U) and control (0, 2, and 3 U) male rats (n = 7-8/group). Indirect and direct blood(More)
Previous studies suggest that beta-adrenergic receptor agonists and other hypotensive agents stimulate water intake via the renin-angiotensin system (RAS). However, a recent study reported that acute peripheral administration of Losartan, an angiotensin II (AII) type I receptor antagonist, failed to inhibit isoproterenol-induced water intake. In the current(More)
From Jacques Lacan's theory of anxiety, principles are deduced for a Lacanian-oriented treatment of panic disorder. This Lacanian approach is related to Freud's theory of the actual neuroses, and is comparable in some ways with the approach taken in Panic-Focused Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (PFPP). The Lacanian conceptualization of panic retains the idea(More)
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