Katherine Veras

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Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and the dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) are steroids produced mainly by the adrenal cortex. There is evidence from both human and animal models suggesting beneficial effects of these steroids for obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and osteoporosis, conditions associated with the post-menopausal period.(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate the potential changes induced by fish oil (FO) supplementation on the redox status of pancreatic islets from healthy rats. To test whether these effects were due to eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (ω-3), in vitro experiments were performed. METHODS Rats were supplemented with FO, and(More)
AIMS Black Africans are disproportionally affected by type 2 diabetes, but the pathophysiology is poorly understood. The study aimed to examine the effect of sex and age on insulin sensitivity and insulin response in black South African adults. METHODS This cross-sectional study included a random sample of 179 men and 260 women aged 25-74years with normal(More)
We reported clinical and physical responses to 7 weeks of anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) self-administration in a male recreational bodybuilder. He was self-administrating a total of 3,250 mg of testosterone when his previous and current clinical and physical trials records were revisited. Body shape, performance, and biochemistry results were clustered(More)
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