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Can Oxidized Triglycerides Be a Risk Factor for Coronary Heart Diseases?
Is There Utility for Inflammatory Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease?
What Are the Effects of Key Covariates (Age, Sex, Ethnicity) on Reference Values for Fertility Hormones in Healthy Children and Adolescents ?
Four Commonly Utilized Immunoassays Fail to Detect TSH in a Cohort of Euthyroid Patients: Are TSH Assays Hyper-Selective?
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Does This Abnormal Hemoglobin Indicate Sickle Cell Trait?
8/14/2012 9:56 AM |
William E. Winter, MD, Lindsay Bazydlo, PhD, Neil S. Harris, MD
Case: The patient is a 30 year old male. CBC showed a normal hemoglobin concentration, hematocrit and mean corpuscular volume (MCV). Hemoglobin electrophoresis was ordered because the patient had been told that he had sickle cell trait. On alkaline gel electrophoresis, the patient's sample is in th...(
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Is There a Useful Test for Laboratory Assessment of Cortisol Replacement in Adrenal Insufficiency?
8/7/2012 10:23 AM |
William E. Winter, MD and Roger L. Bertholf, PhD
A physician is treating a female patient (age and ethnicity unstated) with cystic fibrosis who also has adrenal insufficiency, and wants to determine if the patient is absorbing the oral hydrocortisone. Is a 24-hour urinary free cortisol (UFC) measurement helpful? Response: Most laboratori...(
Posted at 8/7/2012 10:23 AM | Tags:
GADA, GAD65A, GAD67A or GAD65/67A: It's an Alphabet Soup to Me!
12/13/2011 9:22 AM |
William E. Winter, MD, and Patti Jones, PhD
We recently received the following question from a colleague: One of my endocrine docs posed the following question to me. Would you help me with an answer please? "… a family has – for reasons we don’t need to get into – had their diabetes associated antibodies assessed at more than one la...(
Posted at 12/13/2011 9:22 AM | Tags:
Where Did the A1c Go?
4/28/2011 3:21 PM |
William Winter, MD
The patient was a teenage African American female with a 2-week history of polyuria and polydipsia. There was no weight loss or nausea. She also presented with bilateral pain in her lower extremities and chest pain. During transit by EMS, her capillary glucose measured with a point-of-care device w...(
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