Michael Sprafka

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A potential side effect associated with bisphosphonates, a class of drugs used in the treatment of osteoporosis, Paget's disease and metastatic bone disease, is osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). The incidence of ONJ in the general population is unknown; this rare condition also may occur in patients not receiving bisphosphonates. Case reports have discussed(More)
An increased albumin excretion rate (AER) is associated with impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in some populations, but data on Americans of Northern European origin are lacking. In 1986-1987, AER and creatinine clearance were measured in 455 adults in a survey of the population of Wadena, Minnesota. Thirty-five subjects (8%) had an AER > 15(More)
Ülkü AKARIRMAK, Sabire AKIN, Gülseren AKYÜZ Sahap ATIK, Maurice AUDRAN, Bernard AVOUAC Jean-Jacques BODY, Steven BOONEN, Maria-Luisa BRANDI Olivier BRUYÈRE, Nansa BURLET, Claus CHRISTIANSEN Juliet COMPSTON, Sylvaine CORCAUD, Pierre D. DELMAS Jean-Pierre DEVOGELAER, Dilsen GUZIN, John KANIS Jean-Marc KAUFMAN, Paul LIPS, Roman LORENC Pierre MARIE, Johanne(More)
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