Maria Abraham

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UNLABELLED Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disorder in the United States; however, few data are available about racial and ethnic variation. We investigated relationships between ethnicity, NAFLD severity, metabolic derangements, and sociodemographic characteristics in a well-characterized cohort of adults with(More)
UNLABELLED Previous studies have shown familial aggregation of insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Therefore, we aimed to examine whether family history of diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis in patients with NAFLD. This was a cross-sectional analysis in participants of the(More)
BACKGROUND Objectives of this study were to identify possible patient and product risk factors for intravenous immune globulin (IVIG)-associated hemolysis, a recognized side effect of IG therapy; analyze IVIG indications; and examine dose levels (g/kg body weight) and total IVIG dose administered. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS Reports of IVIG-associated(More)
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