16th Annual Levine-Riggs Diabetes Research Symposium

FRI 707

Evaluation of the GLUCOCARD(R) Expression Blood Glucose Monitoring System's Ease of Use
Julie Walker, Danielle Maher, Patricia Gill and John Gleisner

FRI 730

MODY2 and Type 1 Diabetes in a Pediatric Patient Who Developed DKA
Jennifer Concepcion and Michael Everett Gottschalk


Crosstalk of cAMP and Cdc42-PAK1 to Evoke Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion
Rajakrishnan Veluthakal, Debbie Thurmond and George Gilbert Holz IV


Effect of GPR120 (FFAR4) Agonists on Hormone Secretion in Isolated Human Islets
Over Cabrera, James Ficorilli, Paul Emmerson, Bin Liu and Michael Statnick


The p21-Activated Kinase (PAK1) Is Required for Diet-Induced β Cell Mass Expansion and Survival
Miwon Ahn, Stephanie Yoder, Zhanxiang Wang, Latham Ramalingam, Ragadeepthi Tunduguru, Eunjin OH and Debbie Thurmond


Isolated Human Islets Require 270-350 Torr Partial Oxygen Tension to Alleviate Islet Damage and Maintain Better Function
Hirotake Komatsu, Dongyang Kang, Leonard Medrano, Alyssa Barriga, Daniel Mendez, Jeffrey Rawson, Keiko Omori, Kevin George Ferreri, Yu-Chong Tai, Fouad R Kandeel and Yoko Mullen


Absence of Diabetes Teaching during Initial DKA/HHS Hospitalization Increases Risk of Readmission
Mehmet Sercan Marangoz, Adham Mohsen, Anup Karlath, Natalia Loureiro, Nicholas James and Sabrina Badloe


Salmonella-Based Combination Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes
Mohamed I. Husseiny Elsayed, Weiting Du, Ding Wang, Jeffrey Rawson, Daniel Mendez, Alexander Kaye, Fouad R Kandeel and Kevin George Ferreri


The Glucagon Receptor Antagonist LGD-6972 Reduces Fasting and Postprandial Glucose in a Multiple-Dose Clinical Trial
Eric G. Vajda, Douglas K. Logan, Kenneth Lasseter, Danielle Armas, Diane J. Plotkin, J. D. Pipkin, Yong-Xi Li, Rong Zhou, David J Klein, Xiaoxiong Wei, Stacy Dilzer, Lin Zhi and Keith B. Marschke



Genetically Driven Hyperglycemia Increases Risk of Coronary Artery Disease Distinctly from Type 2 Diabetes
Jordi Merino, Aaron Leong, Josee Dupuis, Bianca Porneala, Daniel C Posner, Lluis Masana and Jose C Florez


Adipose Extracellular Matrix Regulates Energy Expenditure and Resistance to Obesity In Vivo
Marcella K. Vaicik, Alen Blagajcevic, Honggang Ye, Mallory Morse, Eric M. Brey and Ronald N Cohen


Critical Role of Mamalian Hippo Pathway in Pancreatic Beta-Cell Proliferation and Function
Ruya Liu, Jeong Kyung Lee, Byung San Kim, Mousumi Moulik and Vijay K Yechoor

SAT 017

Identification of Circulating IGF-1 Polymorphisms By High Resolution LC-MS
Zengru Wu, Heather R Sanders, Nigel J. Clarke, Michael Phillip Caulfield, Richard E. Reitz and Michael J. McPhaul

SAT 072

SAT 330

Pain and Depression Score in African American Men with Prediabetes and Vitamin D Insufficiency
Sana Khan, Hassan Zaidi, Hiba Mohiuddin, Arfana Akbar and Fahad Zaidi

SAT 587

Fatty Liver and Aldosterone Levels in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study
Aditi Kumar, Chad Blackshear, Nazanene H Esfandiari, Elif A Oral and Angela R Subauste

SAT 629

Specific Overexpression of microRNA-93 in Adipose Tissue Induces Insulin Resistance and Irregular Estrous Cycle in a Mouse Model
Tung-Yueh Chuang, Hsiao-Li Wu, Jie Min, Cristina McCrary, Ricardo Azziz and Yen-Hao Chen

SUN 623

COH-SR4, a Novel Mitochondrial Uncoupler, Improves Metabolic Alterations in Obese and Diabetic Mice
Sharad S Singhal, James L Figarola, Jyotsana Singhal, Samuel Rahbar, David Horne, Sanjay Awasthi and Arthur Riggs

SUN 740

Milk Thistle and Hypoglycemia
Vinita Singh and Rod Marianne Arceo-Mendoza