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What is the first step in managing my diabetes?
Robert Henry, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 07/03/13

Again, there are differences between type I and type II. Type I diabetes always insulin therapy and that can be given in a variety of forms and by needle, by pen injector, by insulin pump and in a variety of different ways of giving insulin in type I diabetes, but consistently all individuals with t...
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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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