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Efficacy: How well does diabetes treatment work?
Robert Henry, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 07/03/13

I think that if, for example, in type 1 diabetes that there have been terrific developments in delivery of insulin, in sensing of insulin, implantable sensors and self glucose monitoring. If an individual with type 1 diabetes wants to have very good in fact close to normal glucose control, itís ver...
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Dr. Robert Henry's research interests involve studies in the etiology, treatment, and prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Studies are directed almost exclusively at the role of skeletal muscle in these disorders and are designed to elucidate what aspects of muscle metabolism are primary and which are secondary in etiology. These investigations involve studies of intact humans, combining glucose clamps with indirect calorimetry, leg blood flow and substrate balance, and needle biopsies of vastus lateralis muscle. Complementary in vitro studies are performed on human muscle cultures from such patients and involve studies of insulin signal transduction, gene regulation, enzymatic activation, and mitogenesis.
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