Marie Claude Vinay

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The transport of glucose by canine thick ascending limbs (TAL) and inner medullary collecting ducts (IMCD) was studied using tubule suspensions and membrane vesicles. The uptake of D-[14C(U)]glucose by a suspension of intact TAL tubules was reduced largely by phloretin (Pt), moderately by phlorizin (Pz), and completely suppressed by a combination of both(More)
Focusing on wellness and adopting perspectives from positive and perceptual psychology, perceptions about health and illness were studied in 55 families with diabetic children, their siblings (8-17 years old) and mothers. Individual interviews were conducted on definitions of wellness, rationale for children's self-evaluation of wellness, consequences of(More)
This study, carried out from the point of view of positive psychology, gave inner-city children an opportunity to express themselves. Through interviews, they shared their perceptions of psychological well-being in the context of their everyday life and the contribution of a community agency towards their well-being. The support of others appeared as a(More)
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