José G.B. Derraik

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We aimed to evaluate insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in adults born preterm and their children. Subjects were adults born both preterm and at term, with their children aged 5-10 years born at term. Insulin sensitivity and secretion were assessed using hyperglycemic clamps in adults and frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance tests using(More)
Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) has life-long health implications, yet there is no effective prenatal treatment. Daily intra-amniotic administration of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 to IUGR fetal sheep improves fetal gut maturation but suppresses hepatic igf1 gene expression. Fetal hepatic blood supply is regulated, in part, by shunting of(More)
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