Laurissa Kashmer

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BACKGROUND Recent progress in the development of clinically accurate continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), automated continuous insulin infusion pumps, and control algorithms for calculating insulin doses from CGM data have enabled the development of prototypes of subcutaneous closed-loop systems for controlling blood glucose (BG) levels in type 1 diabetes.(More)
BACKGROUND Optimal control of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in children minimizes long-term complications, but increases hypoglycemic events. A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) can provide real-time information about glucose levels and trends. Little has been published on the characteristics of patients most willing to use CGM. METHODS Online survey software was(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to identify factors accounting for the variation in 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in a pediatric obese population. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and forty-nine obese children and adolescents (BMI ≥95th percentile) were evaluated in a pediatric endocrine office. Acanthosis nigricans (AN) skin lesions were rated on a(More)
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