Lina Merjaneh

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BACKGROUND In non-cystic fibrosis (CF) subjects, the disposition index (DI) is a strong predictor of the development of type 2 diabetes. CF subjects are at high risk of diabetes. We hypothesized that DI would be reduced in CF patients with normal glucose tolerance (NGT), indicating β-cell dysfunction, and DI would worsen with progression from CF with NGT to(More)
The role of growth hormone (GH) and its therapeutic supplementation in the trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type I (TRPS I) is not well delineated. TRPS I is a rare congenital syndrome, characterized by craniofacial and skeletal malformations including short stature, sparse, thin scalp hair and lateral eyebrows, pear-shaped nose, cone shaped epiphyses and hip(More)
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