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Christopher E Aston

TitleAssociate Professor of Research
InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentDept of Pediatrics
Address1000 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City OK 73104-3252
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    1. Haddad J, Meenakshi-Sundaram B, Rademaker N, Greger H, Aston C, Palmer BW, Kropp BP, Frimberger D. "Watering Can" Ureterocele Puncture Technique Leads to Decreased Rates of De Novo Vesicoureteral Reflux and Subsequent Surgery With Durable Results. Urology. 2017 Jun 15. PMID: 28624552.
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    2. Sanghera DK, Sapkota BR, Aston CE, Blackett PR. Vitamin D Status, Gender Differences, and Cardiometabolic Health Disparities. Ann Nutr Metab. 2017; 70(2):79-87. PMID: 28315864.
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    3. Hassed S, Li S, Mulvihill J, Aston C, Palmer S. Adams-Oliver syndrome review of the literature: Refining the diagnostic phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Mar; 173(3):790-800. PMID: 28160419.
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    4. Rabadi MH, Aston CE. Effect of Chronic Medical Conditions in Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis on Long-Term Disability. Med Sci Monit. 2016 Aug 05; 22:2768-74. PMID: 27494787; PMCID: PMC4978209.
    5. Yu JY, Du M, Elliott MH, Wu M, Fu D, Yang S, Basu A, Gu X, Ma JX, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Extravascular modified lipoproteins: a role in the propagation of diabetic retinopathy in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia. 2016 Sep; 59(9):2026-35. PMID: 27306616; PMCID: PMC4969344.
    6. Frimberger D, Cooper CS, Ramji F, Aston C, Ramadan M, Kieran K, Storm DW, Sato Y, Kropp BP, Palmer B. Multi-institutional Study Comparing the Height of Contrast During Performance of Voiding Cystourethrogram in Children. Urology. 2016 Jul; 93:180-4. PMID: 27060431.
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    7. Doshi V, Walia R, Jones K, Aston CE, Awab A. STOP-BANG questionnaire as a screening tool for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea by unattended portable monitoring sleep study. Springerplus. 2015; 4:795. PMID: 26702384; PMCID: PMC4688291.
    8. Hayes B, Hassed S, Chaloner JL, Aston CE, Guy C. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: a Survey of Perspectives on Carrier Testing and Communication Within the Family. J Genet Couns. 2016 Jun; 25(3):443-53. PMID: 26482744.
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    9. Li H, Zhang L, Huang B, Veitla V, Scherlag BJ, Cunningham MW, Aston CE, Kem DC, Yu X. A peptidomimetic inhibitor suppresses the inducibility of ß1-adrenergic autoantibody-mediated cardiac arrhythmias in the rabbit. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2015 Dec; 44(3):205-12. PMID: 26446828.
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    10. Mascarenhas DD, Raina A, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. Genetic and Cultural Reconstruction of the Migration of an Ancient Lineage. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:651415. PMID: 26491681; PMCID: PMC4605215.
    11. Basu A, Betts NM, Leyva MJ, Fu D, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Acute Cocoa Supplementation Increases Postprandial HDL Cholesterol and Insulin in Obese Adults with Type 2 Diabetes after Consumption of a High-Fat Breakfast. J Nutr. 2015 Oct; 145(10):2325-32. PMID: 26338890; PMCID: PMC4580960 [Available on 10/01/16].
    12. Towner RA, Wisniewski AB, Wu DH, Van Gordon SB, Smith N, North JC, McElhaney R, Aston CE, Shobeiri SA, Kropp BP, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Hurst RE. A Feasibility Study to Determine Whether Clinical Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging can Detect Increased Bladder Permeability in Patients with Interstitial Cystitis. J Urol. 2016 Mar; 195(3):631-8. PMID: 26307161; PMCID: PMC4760854 [Available on 03/01/17].
    13. Sapkota B, Subramanian A, Priamvada G, Finely H, Blackett PR, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. Association of APOE polymorphisms with diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors and the role of APOE genotypes in response to anti-diabetic therapy: results from the AIDHS/SDS on a South Asian population. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Nov-Dec; 29(8):1191-7. PMID: 26318958; PMCID: PMC4656127 [Available on 11/01/16].
    14. Rabadi MH, Aston CE. Compare serum creatinine versus Renal 99mTc-DTPA scan determined glomerular filtration rates in veterans with traumatic spinal cord injury and meurogenic bladder. J Spinal Cord Med. 2016 Nov; 39(6):638-644. PMID: 26190465.
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    15. Teague AM, Fields DA, Aston CE, Short KR, Lyons TJ, Chernausek SD. Cord blood adipokines, neonatal anthropometrics and postnatal growth in offspring of Hispanic and Native American women with diabetes mellitus. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015 Jun 26; 13:68. PMID: 26111704; PMCID: PMC4482040.
    16. Rabadi MH, Aston C. Evaluate the impact of neurogenic bladder in veterans with traumatic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med. 2016; 39(2):175-9. PMID: 26108276.
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    17. Frimberger D, Malm-Buatsi E, Kropp BP, Aston CE, Godiwalla SY, Palmer BW. Reliance of preoperative scrotal examination versus final operative findings in the evaluation of non-palpable testes. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Oct; 11(5):255.e1-5. PMID: 25979218.
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    18. Basu A, Yu JY, Jenkins AJ, Nankervis AJ, Hanssen KF, Henriksen T, Lorentzen B, Garg SK, Menard MK, Hammad SM, Scardo JA, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Trace elements as predictors of preeclampsia in type 1 diabetic pregnancy. Nutr Res. 2015 May; 35(5):421-30. PMID: 25912764; PMCID: PMC4442033.
    19. Marin MT, Dasari PS, Tryggestad JB, Aston CE, Teague AM, Short KR. Oxidized HDL and LDL in adolescents with type 2 diabetes compared to normal weight and obese peers. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Jul; 29(5):679-85. PMID: 25881918.
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    20. Malm-Buatsi E, Aston CE, Ryan J, Tao Y, Palmer BW, Kropp BP, Klein J, Wisniewski AB, Frimberger D. Mental health and parenting characteristics of caregivers of children with spina bifida. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Apr; 11(2):65.e1-7. PMID: 25802105.
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    21. Wisniewski A, Aston CE. A Cross-Section Study of the Ontogeny of Gender Roles in Women with DSD. Curr Pediatr Rev. 2015; 11(1):27-35. PMID: 25938375.
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    22. Wisniewski AB, Espinoza-Varas B, Aston CE, Edmundson S, Champlin CA, Pasanen EG, McFadden D. Otoacoustic emissions, auditory evoked potentials and self-reported gender in people affected by disorders of sex development (DSD). Horm Behav. 2014 Aug; 66(3):467-74. PMID: 25038289; PMCID: PMC4163528.
    23. Li H, Yu X, Liles C, Khan M, Vanderlinde-Wood M, Galloway A, Zillner C, Benbrook A, Reim S, Collier D, Hill MA, Raj SR, Okamoto LE, Cunningham MW, Aston CE, Kem DC. Autoimmune basis for postural tachycardia syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Feb 26; 3(1):e000755. PMID: 24572257; PMCID: PMC3959717.
    24. McBride JD, Jenkins AJ, Liu X, Zhang B, Lee K, Berry WL, Janknecht R, Griffin CT, Aston CE, Lyons TJ, Tomasek JJ, Ma JX. Elevated circulation levels of an antiangiogenic SERPIN in patients with diabetic microvascular complications impair wound healing through suppression of Wnt signaling. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Jun; 134(6):1725-34. PMID: 24463424; PMCID: PMC4065799.
    25. Li H, Scherlag BJ, Kem DC, Benbrook A, Shen X, Cunningham MW, Lazzara R, Aston CE, Yu X. Inducible cardiac arrhythmias caused by enhanced ß1-adrenergic autoantibody expression in the rabbit. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Feb; 306(3):H422-8. PMID: 24271491; PMCID: PMC3920144.
    26. Hocker JR, Mohammed A, Aston CE, Brewer M, Lightfoot SA, Rao CV, Hanas JS. Mass profiling of serum to distinguish mice with pancreatic cancer induced by a transgenic Kras mutation. Int J Cancer. 2013 Dec 01; 133(11):2662-71. PMID: 23712558; PMCID: PMC3787968.
    27. Du M, Basu A, Fu D, Wu M, Centola M, Jenkins AJ, Hanssen KF, Garg SK, Hammad SM, Scardo JA, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Serum inflammatory markers and preeclampsia in type 1 diabetes: a prospective study. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jul; 36(7):2054-61. PMID: 23393212; PMCID: PMC3687330.
    28. Rabadi MH, Rabadi FM, Hallford G, Aston CE. Efficacy and safety of short-term use of COX-2 inhibitors in patients after an acute stroke with musculoskeletal pain. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2013 Jan; 16(1):47-52. PMID: 23661962; PMCID: PMC3644781.
    29. Chaturvedi AK, Sershon JL, Craft KJ, Cardona PS, Soper JW, Canfield DV, Dubowski KM, Whinnery JE, Leyva MJ, Aston CE, Blevins SM, Wright JE, Fraser AD, Kuntz DJ. Effects of fluid load on human urine characteristics related to workplace drug testing. J Anal Toxicol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 37(1):5-10. PMID: 23104711.
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    30. Braun TR, Been LF, Singhal A, Worsham J, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Chambers JC, Kooner JS, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. A replication study of GWAS-derived lipid genes in Asian Indians: the chromosomal region 11q23.3 harbors loci contributing to triglycerides. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e37056. PMID: 22623978; PMCID: PMC3356398.
    31. Rabadi MH, Rabadi FM, Hallford G, Aston CE. Does race influence functional outcomes in patients with acute stroke undergoing inpatient rehabilitation? Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 May; 91(5):375-82; quiz 383-6. PMID: 22311058.
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    32. Basu A, Alaupovic P, Wu M, Jenkins AJ, Yu Y, Nankervis AJ, Hanssen KF, Scholz H, Henriksen T, Lorentzen B, Clausen T, Garg SK, Menard MK, Hammad SM, Scardo JA, Stanley JR, Dashti A, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Plasma lipoproteins and preeclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes: a prospective study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 May; 97(5):1752-62. PMID: 22438226; PMCID: PMC3339882.
    33. Schierer A, Been LF, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. Genetic variation in cholesterol ester transfer protein, serum CETP activity, and coronary artery disease risk in Asian Indian diabetic cohort. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2012 Feb; 22(2):95-104. PMID: 22143414; PMCID: PMC3269125.
    34. Li H, Kem DC, Reim S, Khan M, Vanderlinde-Wood M, Zillner C, Collier D, Liles C, Hill MA, Cunningham MW, Aston CE, Yu X. Agonistic autoantibodies as vasodilators in orthostatic hypotension: a new mechanism. Hypertension. 2012 Feb; 59(2):402-8. PMID: 22215709; PMCID: PMC3275920.
    35. Sanghera DK, Been LF, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Mehra NK, Singh JR, Ferrell RE, Kamboh MI, Aston CE. Genome-wide linkage scan to identify loci associated with type 2 diabetes and blood lipid phenotypes in the Sikh Diabetes Study. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e21188. PMID: 21698157; PMCID: PMC3116872.
    36. Azar M, Basu A, Jenkins AJ, Nankervis AJ, Hanssen KF, Scholz H, Henriksen T, Garg SK, Hammad SM, Scardo JA, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Serum carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in women with type 1 diabetes and preeclampsia: a longitudinal study. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jun; 34(6):1258-64. PMID: 21498785; PMCID: PMC3114346.
    37. Been LF, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Mehra NK, Singh J, Mulvihill JJ, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. Variants in KCNQ1 increase type II diabetes susceptibility in South Asians: a study of 3,310 subjects from India and the US. BMC Med Genet. 2011 Jan 24; 12:18. PMID: 21261977; PMCID: PMC3037841.
    38. Mirza S, Plafker KS, Aston C, Plafker SM. Expression and distribution of the class III ubiquitin-conjugating enzymes in the retina. Mol Vis. 2010 Nov 18; 16:2425-37. PMID: 21139979; PMCID: PMC2994761.
    39. Basu A, Du M, Leyva MJ, Sanchez K, Betts NM, Wu M, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Blueberries decrease cardiovascular risk factors in obese men and women with metabolic syndrome. J Nutr. 2010 Sep; 140(9):1582-7. PMID: 20660279; PMCID: PMC2924596.
    40. Seto AH, Abu-Fadel MS, Sparling JM, Zacharias SJ, Daly TS, Harrison AT, Suh WM, Vera JA, Aston CE, Winters RJ, Patel PM, Hennebry TA, Kern MJ. Real-time ultrasound guidance facilitates femoral arterial access and reduces vascular complications: FAUST (Femoral Arterial Access With Ultrasound Trial). JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jul; 3(7):751-8. PMID: 20650437.
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    41. Basu A, Du M, Sanchez K, Leyva MJ, Betts NM, Blevins S, Wu M, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Green tea minimally affects biomarkers of inflammation in obese subjects with metabolic syndrome. Nutrition. 2011 Feb; 27(2):206-13. PMID: 20605696; PMCID: PMC2952043.
    42. Basu A, Sanchez K, Leyva MJ, Wu M, Betts NM, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Green tea supplementation affects body weight, lipids, and lipid peroxidation in obese subjects with metabolic syndrome. J Am Coll Nutr. 2010 Feb; 29(1):31-40. PMID: 20595643.
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    43. Sanghera DK, Demirci FY, Been L, Ortega L, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Mehra NK, Singh J, Aston CE, Mulvihill JJ, Kamboh IM. PPARG and ADIPOQ gene polymorphisms increase type 2 diabetes mellitus risk in Asian Indian Sikhs: Pro12Ala still remains as the strongest predictor. Metabolism. 2010 Apr; 59(4):492-501. PMID: 19846176; PMCID: PMC2843807.
    44. Abu-Fadel MS, Sparling JM, Zacharias SJ, Aston CE, Saucedo JF, Schechter E, Hennebry TA. Fluoroscopy vs. traditional guided femoral arterial access and the use of closure devices: a randomized controlled trial. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Oct 01; 74(4):533-9. PMID: 19626694.
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    45. Sanghera DK, Been L, Ortega L, Wander GS, Mehra NK, Aston CE, Mulvihill JJ, Ralhan S. Testing the association of novel meta-analysis-derived diabetes risk genes with type II diabetes and related metabolic traits in Asian Indian Sikhs. J Hum Genet. 2009 Mar; 54(3):162-8. PMID: 19247373.
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    46. Jenkins A, Zhang SX, Gosmanova A, Aston C, Dashti A, Baker MZ, Lyons T, Ma JX. Increased serum pigment epithelium derived factor levels in Type 2 diabetes patients. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Oct; 82(1):e5-7. PMID: 18715664; PMCID: PMC2597065.
    47. Jenkins AJ, Gosmanova AK, Lyons TJ, May KD, Dashti A, Baker MZ, Olansky L, Aston CE, Dale GL. Coated-platelet levels in patients with Type 1 and with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Aug; 81(2):e8-10. PMID: 18508150.
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    48. Bader T, Fazili J, Madhoun M, Aston C, Hughes D, Rizvi S, Seres K, Hasan M. Fluvastatin inhibits hepatitis C replication in humans. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jun; 103(6):1383-9. PMID: 18410471.
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    49. Blevins SM, Leyva MJ, Brown J, Wright J, Scofield RH, Aston CE. Effect of cinnamon on glucose and lipid levels in non insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2007 Sep; 30(9):2236-7. PMID: 17563345.
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    50. Ralph DA, Zhao LP, Aston CE, Manjeshwar S, Pugh TW, DeFreese DC, Gramling BA, Shimasaki CD, Jupe ER. Age-specific association of steroid hormone pathway gene polymorphisms with breast cancer risk. Cancer. 2007 May 15; 109(10):1940-8. PMID: 17436274.
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    51. Kimm SY, Glynn NW, Obarzanek E, Aston CE, Daniels SR. Racial differences in correlates of misreporting of energy intake in adolescent females. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Jan; 14(1):156-64. PMID: 16493134.
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    52. Witchel SF, Kahsar-Miller M, Aston CE, White C, Azziz R. Prevalence of CYP21 mutations and IRS1 variant among women with polycystic ovary syndrome and adrenal androgen excess. Fertil Steril. 2005 Feb; 83(2):371-5. PMID: 15705377.
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    53. Aston CE, Ralph DA, Lalo DP, Manjeshwar S, Gramling BA, DeFreese DC, West AD, Branam DE, Thompson LF, Craft MA, Mitchell DS, Shimasaki CD, Mulvihill JJ, Jupe ER. Oligogenic combinations associated with breast cancer risk in women under 53 years of age. Hum Genet. 2005 Feb; 116(3):208-21. PMID: 15611867.
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    54. Quintero-del-Rio AI, Kelly JA, Garriott CP, Hutchings DC, Frank SG, Aston CE, Harley JB. SLEN2 (2q34-35) and SLEN1 (10q22.3) replication in systemic lupus erythematosus stratified by nephritis. Am J Hum Genet. 2004 Aug; 75(2):346-8. PMID: 15307049; PMCID: PMC1216070.
    55. Astrom K, Cohen JE, Willett-Brozick JE, Aston CE, Baysal BE. Altitude is a phenotypic modifier in hereditary paraganglioma type 1: evidence for an oxygen-sensing defect. Hum Genet. 2003 Aug; 113(3):228-37. PMID: 12811540.
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    56. Sokolov BP, Jiang L, Trivedi NS, Aston C. Transcription profiling reveals mitochondrial, ubiquitin and signaling systems abnormalities in postmortem brains from subjects with a history of alcohol abuse or dependence. J Neurosci Res. 2003 Jun 15; 72(6):756-67. PMID: 12774316.
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    57. Foster MW, Aston CE. A practice approach for identifying previously unsuspected environmental contributors to systemic lupus erythematosus and other complex diseases. Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Apr; 111(4):593-7. PMID: 12676621; PMCID: PMC1241450.
    58. Ibáñez L, Marcos MV, Potau N, White C, Aston CE, Witchel SF. Increased frequency of the G972R variant of the insulin receptor substrate-1 (irs-1) gene among girls with a history of precocious pubarche. Fertil Steril. 2002 Dec; 78(6):1288-93. PMID: 12477526.
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    59. Sanders EB, Aston CE, Ferrell RE, Witchel SF. Inter- and intrafamilial variability in premature pubarche and polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2002 Sep; 78(3):473-8. PMID: 12215320.
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    60. Kelly JA, Thompson K, Kilpatrick J, Lam T, Nath SK, Gray-McGuire C, Reid J, Namjou B, Aston CE, Bruner GR, Scofield RH, Harley JB. Evidence for a susceptibility gene (SLEH1) on chromosome 11q14 for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) families with hemolytic anemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Sep 03; 99(18):11766-71. PMID: 12192084; PMCID: PMC129343.
    61. Nath SK, Kelly JA, Reid J, Lam T, Gray-McGuire C, Namjou B, Aston CE, Harley JB. SLEB3 in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is strongly related to SLE families ascertained through neuropsychiatric manifestations. Hum Genet. 2002 Jul; 111(1):54-8. PMID: 12136236.
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    62. Ouyang YB, Crawley JT, Aston CE, Moore KL. Reduced body weight and increased postimplantation fetal death in tyrosylprotein sulfotransferase-1-deficient mice. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jun 28; 277(26):23781-7. PMID: 11964405.
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    63. Kimm SY, Glynn NW, Aston CE, Damcott CM, Poehlman ET, Daniels SR, Ferrell RE. Racial differences in the relation between uncoupling protein genes and resting energy expenditure. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Apr; 75(4):714-9. PMID: 11916758.
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