Juanita F. Bridges

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BACKGROUND The term "anticipation" in genetic diseases refers to earlier age at onset and/or increased severity in successive generations. Several diseases with genetic anticipation include rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, Schizophrenia, Graves' disease and several other neuropsychiatric disorders. The aim of the present study was to investigate(More)
BACKGROUND Adiponectin, an adipocyte-derived hormone is implicated in insulin resistance and atherosclerosis. The aim of our study is to compare the levels of adiponectin in subjects with prediabetes and diabetes with subjects with normal glucose. MATERIAL/METHODS In a cross sectional study, we measured adiponectin and insulin in addition to fasting lipid(More)
BACKGROUND The primary objective of our study is to compare HgA1C to self monitoring frequency in diabetes subjects. A secondary objective is to evaluate the influence of family support and gender on glucose monitoring frequency and HgA1C. MATERIAL/METHODS We studied the glucose monitoring frequency and HgA1c outcome of 67 subjects treated with diet(More)
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