Martin Julian Abrahamson

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Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE; Martin J. Abrahamson, MD; Joshua I. Barzilay, MD, FACE; Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE; Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, MACE; Michael A. Bush, MD; Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, FACE; Michael B. Davidson, DO, FACE; Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACP, FACE; W. Timothy Garvey, MD; George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE; Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP,(More)
IMPORTANCE Emerging data support bariatric surgery as a therapeutic strategy for management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE To test the feasibility of methods to conduct a larger multisite trial to determine the long-term effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery compared with an intensive diabetes medical and weight management (Weight(More)
BACKGROUND Overseeing proper insulin initiation and titration remains a challenging task in diabetes care. Recent advances in mobile technology have enabled new models of collaborative care between patients and healthcare providers (HCPs). We hypothesized that the adoption of such technology could help individuals starting basal insulin achieve better(More)
The regulation of TSH release in man was investigated using cell cultures derived from human pituitaries obtained within 24 h of accidental death. TRH stimulated TSH release in a dose-dependent manner. The ED50 was 2.9 +/- 0.6 (+/- SEM) nmol/L, similar to that reported for rat pituitary cell cultures. The release of TSH was calcium dependent, since the(More)
ABBREVIATIONS A1C = hemoglobin A1C AACE = American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists ACCORD = Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes ACCORD BP = Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Blood Pressure ACEI = angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ADVANCE = Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron MR(More)
OBJECTIVE Diabetes self-care is challenging and requires effective patient-provider communication to achieve optimal treatment outcomes. This study explored perceptions of barriers and facilitators to diabetes self-care communication during medical appointments. DESIGN Qualitative study using in-depth interviews with a semistructured interview guide. (More)