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Reducing Healthcare Costs and Improving Patient Health: Leveraging The Affordable Care Act to Address the Growing Diabetes Epidemic
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-09-02)
The enactment of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 marks the largest shift in U.S. healthcare delivery since the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid. High costs of care, poor access to health insurance, ...
The Epidemiology of Nontraditional Biomarkers of Hyperglycemia and their Prognostic Value
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-07-06)
This dissertation focuses on the utility of nontraditional biomarkers of hyperglycemia (fructosamine, glycated albumin, and 1,5-anhydroglucitol [1,5-AG]) for research and clinical purposes. We have undertaken several studies ...
Inhibition, Structure, and Function of Ghrelin-O-Acyltransferase
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-03-26)
Ghrelin-O-Acyltransferase (GOAT) is an 11-transmembrane integral membrane protein that octanoylates Ser3 of the metabolism-regulating gastric peptide hormone ghrelin, producing the active form of this hormone. Protein ...