Theresa Petty

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Adipose tissue secretes adiponectin, an adipocytokine that is involved in the regulation of insulin sensitivity. Following acute exercise, insulin sensitivity has been shown to increase. Increased adiponectin following exercise may be related to the change in insulin sensitivity. The purpose of the present study was to characterize the effect of a single(More)
We examined the cardiovascular function as well as the structure of the muscular pulmonary arteries in patients who had died while enrolled in the National Institutes of Health nocturnal oxygen therapy trial (NOTT). The cardiovascular function of the patients classified into groups based on the severity of the pulmonary hypertension was examined, and we(More)
BACKGROUND Zileuton, a leukotriene pathway inhibitor, was compared with slowly absorbed theophylline in a randomized, double-blind study of patients with chronic asthma. The primary efficacy measure was improvement in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1). METHODS Eligibility criteria included FEV1 of 40% to 80% of predicted, documented(More)
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