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  1. Kitabchi, AE, Murphy, MB, Spencer, J, Matteri, R, Karas, J. Is a priming dose of insulin necessary in a low-dose insulin protocol for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetes Care, 31 (11), 2081-5, 2008.
  2. Kitabchi, AE, Umpierrez, GE, Fisher, JN, Murphy, MB, Stentz, FB. Thirty years of personal experience in hyperglycemic crises: diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 93 (5), 1541-52, 2008.
  3. Kitabchi, AE, Freire, AX, Umpierrez, GE. Evidence for strict inpatient blood glucose control: time to revise glycemic goals in hospitalized patients. Metabolism, 57 (1), 116-20, 2008.
  4. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Transcriptome and proteome expressions involved in insulin resistance in muscle and activated T-lymphocytes of patients with type 2 diabetes. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics, 5 (3-4), 216-35, 2007.
  5. Derweesh, IH, Diblasio, CJ, Kincade, MC, Malcolm, JB, Lamar, KD, Patterson, AL, Kitabchi, AE, Wake, RW. Risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus and worsening glycaemic variables for established diabetes in men undergoing androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. BJU Int, 100 (5), 1060-5, 2007.
  6. Kitabchi, AE, Nyenwe, EA. Hyperglycemic crises in diabetes mellitus: diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am, 35 (4), 725-51, viii, 2006.
  7. Kitabchi, AE, Umpierrez, GE, Murphy, MB, Kreisberg, RA. Hyperglycemic crises in adult patients with diabetes: a consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, 29 (12), 2739-48, 2006.
  8. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Palmitic acid-induced activation of human T-lymphocytes and aortic endothelial cells with production of insulin receptors, reactive oxygen species, cytokines, and lipid peroxidation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 346 (3), 721-6, 2006.
  9. Tichansky, DS, Madan, AK, Ternovits, CA, Fain, JN, Kitabchi, AE. Laparoscopic bariatric patients' will to help: the foundation of research. Surg Obes Relat Dis, 3 (2), 180-3, 2006.
  10. Gosmanov, AR, Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. De novo emergence of insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in human aortic endothelial cells incubated with high glucose. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 290 (3), E516-22, 2006.
  11. Freire, AX, Bridges, L, Umpierrez, GE, Kuhl, D, Kitabchi, AE. Admission hyperglycemia and other risk factors as predictors of hospital mortality in a medical ICU population. Chest, 128 (5), 3109-16, 2005.
  12. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Hyperglycemia-induced activation of human T-lymphocytes with de novo emergence of insulin receptors and generation of reactive oxygen species. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 335 (2), 491-5, 2005.
  13. Umpierrez, GE, Kitabchi, AE. Diabetic ketoacidosis: risk factors and management strategies. Treat Endocrinol, 2 (2), 95-108, 2005.
  14. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Transcriptome and proteome expression in activated human CD4 and CD8 T-lymphocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 324 (2), 692-6, 2004.
  15. Stentz, FB, Umpierrez, GE, Cuervo, R, Kitabchi, AE. Proinflammatory cytokines, markers of cardiovascular risks, oxidative stress, and lipid peroxidation in patients with hyperglycemic crises. Diabetes, 53 (8), 2079-86, 2004.
  16. Kitabchi, AE, Stentz, FB, Umpierrez, GE. Diabetic ketoacidosis induces in vivo activation of human T-lymphocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 315 (2), 404-7, 2004.
  17. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. De novo emergence of growth factor receptors in activated human CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes. Metabolism, 53 (1), 117-22, 2004.
  18. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Activated T lymphocytes in Type 2 diabetes: implications from in vitro studies. Curr Drug Targets, 4 (6), 493-503, 2003.
  19. Kitabchi, AE, Umpierrez, GE. Changes in serum leptin in lean and obese subjects with acute hyperglycemic crises. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 88 (6), 2593-6, 2003.
  20. Umpierrez, GE, Latif, KA, Murphy, MB, Lambeth, HC, Stentz, F, Bush, A, Kitabchi, AE. Thyroid dysfunction in patients with type 1 diabetes: a longitudinal study. Diabetes Care, 26 (4), 1181-5, 2003.
  21. Freire, AX, Umpierrez, GE, Afessa, B, Latif, KA, Bridges, L, Kitabchi, AE. Predictors of intensive care unit and hospital length of stay in diabetic ketoacidosis. J Crit Care, 17 (4), 207-11, 2002.
  22. Umpierrez, GE, Isaacs, SD, Bazargan, N, You, X, Thaler, LM, Kitabchi, AE. Hyperglycemia: an independent marker of in-hospital mortality in patients with undiagnosed diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 87 (3), 978-82, 2002.
  23. Pourmotabbed, G, Kitabchi, AE. Hypoglycemia. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am, 28 (2), 383-400, 2001.
  24. Umpierrez, GE, Kitabchi, AE. Management of type 2 diabetes. Evolving strategies for treatment. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am, 28 (2), 401-19, viii, 2001.
  25. Kitabchi, AE, Umpierrez, GE, Murphy, MB, Barrett, EJ, Kreisberg, RA, Malone, JI, Wall, BM. Management of hyperglycemic crises in patients with diabetes. Diabetes Care, 24 (1), 131-53, 2001.
  26. Murphy, MB, Kitabchi, AE. Management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Tenn Med, 93 (11), 398-402, 2000.
  27. Kitabchi, AE, Kaminska, E, Fisher, JN, Sherman, A, Pitts, K, Bush, A, Bryer-Ash, M. Comparative efficacy and potency of long-term therapy with glipizide or glyburide in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Am J Med Sci, 319 (3), 143-8, 2000.
  28. Johnson, KC, Graney, MJ, Applegate, WB, Kitabchi, AE, Runyan, JW, Rutan, GH. Does syndrome X exist in hypertensive elderly persons with impaired glycemic control. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 54 (11), M571-6, 1999.
  29. Kitabchi, AE, Imseis, RE, Bush, AJ, Williams-Cleaves, B, Pourmotabbed, G. Racial differences in the correlation between gonadal androgens and serum insulin levels. Diabetes Care, 22 (9), 1524-9, 1999.
  30. Kitabchi, AE, Wall, BM. Management of diabetic ketoacidosis. Am Fam Physician, 60 (2), 455-64, 1999.
  31. Johnson, KC, Graney, MJ, Applegate, WB, Kitabchi, AE, Runyan, JW, Shorr, RI. Prevalence of undiagnosed non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in a cohort of older persons with hypertension. J Am Geriatr Soc, 45 (6), 695-700, 1997.
  32. Kitabchi, AE, Bryer-Ash, M. NIDDM: new aspects of management. Hosp Pract (Minneap), 32 (3), 135-8, 143-4, 149-51 passim, 1997.
  33. Gaber, AO, Shokouh-Amiri, MH, Hathaway, DK, Hammontree, L, Kitabchi, AE, Gaber, LW, Saad, MF, Britt, LG. Results of pancreas transplantation with portal venous and enteric drainage. Ann Surg, 221 (6), 613-22; discussion 622-4, 1995.
  34. Kitabchi, AE, Wall, BM. Diabetic ketoacidosis. Med Clin North Am, 79 (1), 9-37, 1995.
  35. Buffington, CK, Kitabchi, AE. Evidence for a defect in insulin metabolism in hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Metabolism, 43 (11), 1367-72, 1994.
  36. Buffington, CK, Givens, JR, Kitabchi, AE. Enhanced adrenocortical activity as a contributing factor to diabetes in hyperandrogenic women. Metabolism, 43 (5), 584-90, 1994.
  37. Buffington, CK, Pourmotabbed, G, Kitabchi, AE. Case report: amelioration of insulin resistance in diabetes with dehydroepiandrosterone. Am J Med Sci, 306 (5), 320-4, 1993.
  38. Rumbak, MJ, Kitabchi, AE. Diabetic ketoacidosis: etiology, pathophysiology and treatment. Compr Ther, 17 (7), 46-9, 1991.
  39. Buffington, CK, Givens, JR, Kitabchi, AE. Opposing actions of dehydroepiandrosterone and testosterone on insulin sensitivity. In vivo and in vitro studies of hyperandrogenic females. Diabetes, 40 (6), 693-700, 1991.
  40. Kitabchi, AE, Buffington, CK, Givens, J, Inouye, H. Role of adrenal and gonadal androgens in insulin action and metabolism. Nippon Naibunpi Gakkai Zasshi, 67 (3), 203-13, 1991.
  41. Rumbak, MJ, Hughes, TA, Kitabchi, AE. Pseudonormoglycemia in diabetic ketoacidosis with elevated triglycerides. Am J Emerg Med, 9 (1), 61-3, 1991.
  42. Farah, MJ, Givens, JR, Kitabchi, AE. Bimodal correlation between the circulating insulin level and the production rate of dehydroepiandrosterone: positive correlation in controls and negative correlation in the polycystic ovary syndrome with acanthosis nigricans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 70 (4), 1075-81, 1990.
  43. Buffington, CK, Givens, JR, Kitabchi, AE. Sensitivity of pyruvate dehydrogenase to insulin in activated T lymphocytes. Lack of responsiveness to insulin in patients with polycystic ovarian disease and diabetes. Diabetes, 39 (3), 361-8, 1990.
  44. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE, Schilling, JW, Schronk, LR, Seyer, JM. Identification of insulin intermediates and sites of cleavage of native insulin by insulin protease from human fibroblasts. J Biol Chem, 264 (34), 20275-82, 1989.
  45. Kitabchi, AE, Rumbak, M. The management of diabetic emergencies. Hosp Pract (Off Ed), 24 (6), 129-33, 136-7, 142-4 passim, 1989.
  46. Kitabchi, AE. Low-dose insulin therapy in diabetic ketoacidosis: fact or fiction. Diabetes Metab Rev, 5 (4), 337-63, 1989.
  47. Kitabchi, AE, Murphy, MB. Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma. Med Clin North Am, 72 (6), 1545-63, 1988.
  48. Schriock, ED, Buffington, CK, Hubert, GD, Kurtz, BR, Kitabchi, AE, Buster, JE, Givens, JR. Divergent correlations of circulating dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and testosterone with insulin levels and insulin receptor binding. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 66 (6), 1329-31, 1988.
  49. Kitabchi, AE, Goodman, RC. Hypoglycemia. Pathophysiology and diagnosis. Hosp Pract (Off Ed), 22 (11A), 45-56, 59-60, 1987.
  50. Kitabchi, AE, Fisher, JN, Burghen, GA, Gaylord, MS, Blank, NM. Evaluation of a portable insulin infusion pump for outpatient management of brittle diabetes. Diabetes Care, 2 (6), 421-4, 1979.
  51. Kitabchi, AE, Stentz, FB, Cole, C, Duckworth, WC. Accelerated insulin degradation: an alternate mechanism for insulin resistance. Diabetes Care, 2 (6), 414-7, 1979.