Gretchen Kairis

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The development of insulin resistance may be an early step in the development of hypertension; however, the mechanism for this process is not known. The worsening of insulin resistance and hypertension could increase both systemic and glomerular capillary pressures and predispose an individual to renal injury. The purpose of this study was to examine the(More)
Increased dietary sodium intake has been associated with an increase in blood pressure as well as a decrease in insulin-mediated glucose disposal in young healthy adults. The purpose of this study was to determine whether dietary sodium intake is associated with changes in oral glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity, and blood pressure in older, sedentary,(More)
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