Joanne E Campbell

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Nuclear DNA content and number of nuclei were examined in cardiac myocytes isolated from controls and rats with volume and pressure overload hypertrophy to determine if haemodynamic overload alters these nuclear parameters. The experimental groups were comprised of normotensive (WKY) and Spontaneously Hypertensive rats (SHR). Additionally, Sprague-Dawley(More)
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a frequent and potentially disabling problem for children with neurogenic bladders. Frequent monitoring for UTIs using bacterial culture is expensive and troublesome; thus an inexpensive, dependable screening method is desirable. Three hundred and twenty-nine urine specimens were obtained from 141 children with neurogenic(More)
BACKGROUND Metformin is increasingly accepted as an alternative to insulin therapy in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The Metformin in Gestational Diabetes (MiG) trial reported similar pregnancy outcomes for metformin versus insulin; however, supplemental insulin was required in 46% of women on metformin. AIMS We aimed to identify predictors of(More)
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with life-long increased risk of type 2 diabetes: affected women are advised to undergo oral glucose tolerance testing (OGTT) at 6-12 weeks postpartum, then glucose screening every 1-3 years. AIMS We investigated whether in women with GDM, antenatal clinical factors predicted postpartum abnormal(More)
Improvements in technology have dramatically increased the survival of children with spinal dysraphism. Because this complex condition affects multiple organ systems as well as the psychosocial functioning of the child and family, these children require care from a host of specialists in order to achieve optimum functioning. This article reviews the(More)
The data collected by Boas is biased toward employees of Indian agencies and school populations. The data show that intermarried Amerindians in the last century tended to marry back into the Amerindian population rather than into the general population, as in this century. Distributions of blood quantum within tribes show the intensity and duration of(More)
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