Diabetes Research

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Recent Publications

November is American Diabetes Month.  Jarvandi, S.  2016.  FCS In Touch Newsletter.

Pre-Existing Diabetes in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients is Associated with Lack of Improvement in Quality of Life 2 Years After Diagnosis.  Jarvandi, S., M. Pérez, M. Schootman, and D. B. Jeffe.  2016.  International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23(6), 722-729.

Genotype-dependent metabolic responses to semi-purified high-sucrose high-fat diets in the TALLYHO/Jng vs. C57BL/6 mouse during the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes Parkman, J. K., X. Mao, K. Dillon, A. Gudivada, N. Moustaid-Moussa, A. M. Saxton, and J. H. Kim.  2016.  Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes.

Exploration of Preterm Birth Rates Using the Public Health Exposome Database and Computational Analysis Methods Kershenbaum, A. D., M. A. Langston, R. S. Levine, A. M. Saxton, T. J. Oyana, B. J. Kilbourne, G. L. Rogers, L. S. Gittner, S. H. Baktash, P. Matthews-Juarez, and P. D. Juarez.  2014.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 11(12), 12346-12366. [Abstract]

Islet insulin secretion, β-cell mass, and energy balance in a polygenic mouse model of type 2 diabetes with obesity Mao, X., K. D. Dillon, M. F. McEntee, A. M. Saxton, and J. H. Kim.  2014.  Journal of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Screening, 2: 2326409814528153. [Abstract]

Transgenic mice overexpressing renin exhibit glucose intolerance and diet-genotype interactions Fletcher, S. J., N. S. Kalupahana, M. Bejnood, J. H. Kim, A. M. Saxton, D. Wasserman, B. H. Voy, B. De Taeye, A. Quignard-Boulange, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2013.  Frontiers in Diabetes, 3:166. [Abstract]

The TallyHo mouse as a model of human type 2 diabetes Kim, J. H., and A. M. Saxton.  2012.  Methods in Molecular Biology: Animal models in diabetes research, 933 Part 2: 75-87.

Genetic and genomic analysis of hyperlipidemia, obesity and diabetes using (TALLYHO/JngJ x C57BL/6J) F2 mice.  Stewart, T. P., Kim, H. Y., A. M. Saxton, and Kim, J. H..  2010.  BMC Genomics 11:713.

Graph Algorithms for Integrated Biological Analysis, with Applications to Type 1 Diabetes Data.  Eblen, JD, Gerling, IC, A. M. Saxton, Wu, J, Snoddy, JR, and Langston, MA.  2009.  in Clustering Challenges in Biological Networks (S. Butenko, W. A. Chaovalitwongse and P. Pardalos, editors), World Scientific, pp 207-222.