Rebekah Pryce

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Pancreatic islet amyloid, formed from islet amyloid polypeptide, is found in 96% of Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetic patients. Islet amyloidosis is progressive and apparently irreversible. Fibrils immunoreactive for islet amyloid polypeptide are found in macrophages associated with amyloid, suggesting that deposits can be phagocytosed. To determine(More)
We describe seven infants with transient congenital hypothyroidism (CH) due to maternal thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor (TSH-R) blocking antibodies (TRAb) identified over three decades of newborn screening for CH in Wales, UK that represents a minimum incidence of 1.6% of CH cases. Infants with transient CH due to maternal TRAb presented with a(More)
Article nine of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child states that 'Children must not be separated from their parents unless it is in the best interests of the child.' We describe the impact that placing a child into care can have on long-standing and intractable obesity when this is a component of a child safeguarding strategy. Significant weight(More)
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