Merav Baz-Hecht

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CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia is newly recognized as a rare but important complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (GB). The etiology of the syndrome and metabolic characteristics remain incompletely understood. Recent studies suggest that levels of incretin hormones are increased after GB and may promote excessive beta-cell(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review the association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetes and cardiovascular risk. RECENT FINDINGS Vitamin D deficiency is newly recognized as a common condition of increasing prevalence worldwide. Clinically, vitamin D has an established role in calcium and bone metabolism and has recently been shown to be associated with(More)
This prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study investigated whether estrogen, tamoxifen, and raloxifene protect the skeleton from the acute catabolic effects of continuous PTH(1–34) infusion. It was infused over 24 h in 25 postmenopausal women both before and while on medication for 16–20 weeks (estrogen n = 7, raloxifene n = 5, tamoxifen n = 7,(More)
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