Suzan M Bakir

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After an overnight fast, the effects of a 30-min low-dose intravenous insulin infusion (2.6 units/h) upon plasma glucose and non-esterified fatty acids were compared in 29 very obese patients and 17 nonobese controls. The dose of insulin was chosen so as to have its sole or predominant hypoglycaemic effect upon hepatic glucose release. The proportional fall(More)
Eotaxin is a chemokine with a selective eosinophil chemoattraction and its receptor is the chemokine receptor CCR3. The presence of CCR3 on Th2 lymphocytes is of particular interest. This work was performed to evaluate circulating level of chemokine eotaxin and CCR3 expression in allergic patients. It included 60 patients [23 (38.3%) with asthma, 20 (33.4%)(More)
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