P Antonio Tataranni

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Linkage analysis has identified a susceptibility locus for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on chromosome 1q21-q23 in several populations. Results from recent prospective studies indicate that increased levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of immune system activation, are predictive of diabetes, independent of adiposity. Because CRP is located on(More)
OBJECTIVE Comparison of ex-vivo soft tissue measurements using the GE/Lunar pencil (DPX-L; GE/Lunar Co., Madison, WI) and fan beam (Prodigy dual-energy X-ray absorptiometers (DXA) GE/Lunar Co.). RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Intra-instrument reliability was assessed by repeatedly scanning soft tissue phantoms for lean tissue (water) and fat tissue(More)
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