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OBJECTIVE To determine whether an initial fasting blood glucose determination will predict which pregnant women will need insulin in addition to dietary measures to maintain fasting glucose levels during gestation. METHODS All women referred for management of gestational diabetes received dietary counseling and instructions for self-monitoring of blood(More)
Current diagnostic tests to detect disorders of fatty acids metabolism, such as long-chain hydroxyacyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (LCHAD), are hampered by insensitivity or a long delay time required for results. Children with LCHAD deficiency are known to excrete 3-hydroxydicarboxylic acids with chain lengths of 10-16 carbons, but a quantitative method to(More)
The expectation of excellent functional and cosmetic outcomes adds to the challenges of managing the burned hand. The initial fragility of the grafted surface warrants extra measures of protection. A "roll-bar " attached to a splint over a grafted area can serve as protection against mechanical trauma. Two "intrinsic plus " protective posture splints were(More)
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