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Robert Henry, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 07/03/13

Individuals who have an elevated A1c are at greater risk of developing diabetes. For example, recently the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for Study of Diabetes, and the International Diabetes Federation all agreed that A1c was a reasonable value to use to diagnose both pr...
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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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