Jennifer P DeMore

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BACKGROUND Rhinovirus infections are frequent causes of asthma exacerbations. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to test whether subjects with and without allergic asthma have different responses to infection and to identify baseline patient risk factors that predict cold outcomes. METHODS Twenty subjects with mild persistent allergic asthma and 18(More)
BACKGROUND Leukotrienes are induced by viral infections. OBJECTIVES To determine whether treatment with montelukast would improve asthma disease control in patients with mild allergic asthma during an experimentally induced rhinovirus infection. METHODS Patients with mild allergic asthma were randomized to receive treatment with either montelukast or(More)
We wished to determine if being treated for sleep apnea by a sleep specialist increased patient awareness or long-term continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) compliance. We performed a retrospective telephone survey and laboratory chart review in patients with a diagnosis of sleep apnea evaluated either at a laboratory in which only sleep specialists(More)
We characterized differences in severity, presentation, and treatment compliance in sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) between African Americans (AA) and Caucasians (W). We retrospectively analyzed demographics, proxy measures of socioeconomic position, concurrent illness, presenting complaints, polysomnographic data including respiratory disturbance index(More)
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