Kenneth D. Massey

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Dietary fat contributes to the elevation of blood pressure and increases the risk of stroke and coronary artery disease. Previous observations have shown that voltage-gated Ca(2+) current density is significantly increased in hypertension and can be affected by free fatty acids (FAs). We hypothesized that a diet of elevated fat level would lead to an(More)
BACKGROUND Minority children have the highest US uninsurance rates; Latino and African-American children account for 53 % of uninsured American children, despite comprising only 48 % of the total US child population. The study aim was to examine parental awareness of and the reasons for lacking health insurance in Medicaid/CHIP-eligible minority children,(More)
—Dietary fat contributes to the elevation of blood pressure and increases the risk of stroke and coronary artery disease. Previous observations have shown that voltage-gated Ca 2ϩ current density is significantly increased in hypertension and can be affected by free fatty acids (FAs). We hypothesized that a diet of elevated fat level would lead to an(More)
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