Stacy L Strehlow

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BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of most common complications of pregnancy, with incidence rates varying by maternal age, race/ethnicity, obesity, parity, and family history. Given its increasing prevalence in recent decades, covariant environmental and sociodemographic factors may be additional determinants of GDM occurrence. (More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the fetal mechanical PR interval in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). STUDY DESIGN Fetal echocardiography was performed for women with ICP and control subjects. Clinical characteristics, total bile acids, and liver profile tests were compared between groups. RESULTS Fourteen women with ICP(More)
There is no brief patient-derived rating scale for staging and following profoundly demented Alzheimer disease (AD) patients. We developed the Baylor Profound Mental Status Examination (BPMSE) modeled after the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) to meet this need. The BPMSE consists of 25 cognitive questions that assess orientation, language, attention,(More)
Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have a high risk of progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Risk factors are similar for GDM and T2DM and include, among others, obesity, family history, and ethnic background. GDM is also associated with the metabolic syndrome. Women with impaired glucose tolerance or "prediabetes"(More)
Pheochromocytoma is an infrequent but well-acknowledged primary cause of malignant hypertension in pregnancy. Although the majority of pheochromocytomas are sporadic, those that present as bilateral or multifocal tumors may be a manifestation of a rare cancer susceptibility syndrome, such as Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL). Gravidae with unrecognized(More)
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