Muriel Smet

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OBJECTIVE Hyperglycemia occurs in most critically ill patients. Using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), we investigated whether intensive insulin therapy based on discontinuous glucose monitoring can achieve normoglycemia (80-110 mg/dl) in a medical intensive care unit (MICU). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Fifty adults (men/women 31/19, age 62 +/- 16(More)
INTRODUCTION Liver X receptors (LXRs) are nuclear receptors that function as cholesterol sensors and regulate cholesterol homeostasis. High cholesterol has been recognized as a risk factor in asthma; however, the mechanism of this linkage is not known. METHODS To explore the importance of cholesterol homeostasis for asthma, we investigated the(More)
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