Migdalia Rodríguez-Chacón

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OBJECTIVE To analyze glycemic control among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in Puerto Rico (PR) using the 2011 American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommendations and glycemic goals as standards. We also explored other factors that are related to glycemic control. METHODS Glycemic data were obtained from 600 adults with DM from 5 different regions in(More)
This study examines the ability of an assay which measures the amount of a schistosome specific antigen (CAA) in the host circulation to reliably reflect relative worm burden. Mice were infected with 5 species of schistosome with a range of infection dose. The levels of serum CAA increased during schistosome maturation. In all species tested CAA levels(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the current relationship between certain demographics and chemical factors, and the risk of cardiovascular complications, within a Puerto Rican population with diabetes mellitus. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 2075 patients with diabetes mellitus were retrospectively evaluated to determine the(More)
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