R Müller-Hess

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In 22 children who were in complete remission after acute lymphoblastic leukaemia endocrinological investigations were performed 5-12 weeks after cessation of therapy. The children had received central nervous system irradiation (tele-Co60, 850-1800 rad), and long term, aggressive cytostatic drug therapy during 21 to 36 months. Growth hormone, TSH,(More)
Oral tolerance tests with 30 and 50 g of xylitol were performed in 10 normal subjects adapted to taking this pentitol. A 50 g oral glucose tolerance test served as control. Continuous indirect calorimetry was carried out in 7 of these subjects to measure the effects on the metabolic rate and on the oxidation rates of carbohydrate and fat. A small and short(More)
The optimal ambulatory treatment of diabetic children requires the cooperation of the patient and his family. Following a careful and extensive information about the course of diabetic mellitus, its management, and its possible complications, the patients and their parents have to take charge of an important part of the metabolic control. Fractionating(More)
Two groups of normal male subjects were given an infusion of insulin and an infusion of epinephrine + insulin respectively. Blood glucose, plasma free fatty acids (FFA), insulin, growth hormone, cortisol, and urinary catecholamines were determined. Continuous indirect calorimetry was used to measure metabolic rate and oxidation rates of carbohydrate and(More)