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    Karen Mccowen

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0975
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      1. McCowen KC, Fajtova VT. Pioglitazone for diabetes prevention. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jul 14; 365(2):182-3; author reply 183-4. PMID: 21751926.
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      2. Kavanagh BP, McCowen KC. Clinical practice. Glycemic control in the ICU. N Engl J Med. 2010 Dec 23; 363(26):2540-6. PMID: 21175316.
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      3. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Decker E, Djordjevic D, Roberts RF, Coupland JN, Bistrian BR. A simple method of supplementation of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: use of fortified yogurt in healthy volunteers. Nutr Clin Pract. 2010 Dec; 25(6):641-5. PMID: 21139129; PMCID: PMC3216397.
      4. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Ollero M, Tawa N, Bistrian BR. Effect of a fish oil-containing beverage on changes in plasma lipid fatty acids in patients with malabsorption. Nutr Clin Pract. 2010 Oct; 25(5):517-23. PMID: 20962312; PMCID: PMC4542052.
      5. McCowen KC, Garber JR. Effect of SSRI antidepressants on L-thyroxine requirements. Thyroid. 2010 Aug; 20(8):937; author reply 937-8. PMID: 20678001.
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      6. Thomas Z, Bandali F, McCowen K, Malhotra A. Drug-induced endocrine disorders in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jun; 38(6 Suppl):S219-30. PMID: 20502175.
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      7. Bistrian BR, McCowen KC. Nutritional and metabolic support in the adult intensive care unit: key controversies. Crit Care Med. 2006 May; 34(5):1525-31. PMID: 16557154.
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      8. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Ollero M, Maykel JA, Blanco PG, Bistrian BR. Liver and skeletal muscle lipids have differing fatty acid profiles in short-gut rats fed via parenteral nutrition. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2006 Jan-Feb; 30(1):27-31. PMID: 16387896.
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      9. McCowen KC, Bistrian BR. Essential fatty acids and their derivatives. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2005 Mar; 21(2):207-15. PMID: 15711215.
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      10. Bistrian BR, McCowen KC. "Evidence-based" medicine derived from systematic reviews or meta-analyses to develop clinical practice guidelines. Nutr Clin Pract. 2004 Dec; 19(6):650-1. PMID: 16215164.
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      11. McCowen KC, Bistrian BR. Hyperglycemia and nutrition support: theory and practice. Nutr Clin Pract. 2004 Jun; 19(3):235-44. PMID: 16215111.
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      12. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Ollero M, Maykel JA, Blanco PG, Bistrian BR. Abnormal regulation of serum lipid fatty acid profiles in short gut rats fed parenteral nutrition with lipid. Metabolism. 2004 Mar; 53(3):273-7. PMID: 15015135.
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      13. McCowen KC, Bistrian BR. Immunonutrition: problematic or problem solving? Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Apr; 77(4):764-70. PMID: 12663270.
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      14. Pillar G, Schuscheim G, Weiss R, Malhotra A, McCowen KC, Shlitner A, Peled N, Shehadeh N. Interactions between hypoglycemia and sleep architecture in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr. 2003 Feb; 142(2):163-8. PMID: 12584538.
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      15. McCowen KC, Maykel JA, Bistrian BR, Ling PR. Circulating ghrelin concentrations are lowered by intravenous glucose or hyperinsulinemic euglycemic conditions in rodents. J Endocrinol. 2002 Nov; 175(2):R7-11. PMID: 12429053.
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      16. McCowen KC, Bistrian BR. Immunonutrition in critical illness. Nutr Clin Pract. 2002 Oct; 17(5):265-6. PMID: 16214998.
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      17. Ling PR, Ollero M, Khaodhiar L, McCowen K, Keane-Ellison M, Thibault A, Tawa N, Bistrian BR. Disturbances in essential fatty acid metabolism in patients receiving long-term home parenteral nutrition. Dig Dis Sci. 2002 Aug; 47(8):1679-85. PMID: 12184517.
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      18. McCowen KC, Maykel JA, Bistrian BR. Intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 16; 346(20):1586-8; author reply 1586-8. PMID: 12017161.
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      19. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Friel C, Sternberg J, Forse RA, Burke PA, Bistrian BR. Patterns of plasma leptin and insulin concentrations in hospitalized patients after the initiation of total parenteral nutrition. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 May; 75(5):931-5. PMID: 11976169.
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      20. Bistrian BR, McCowen KC. Obesity in mice and men. Obes Res. 2001 Sep; 9(9):592. PMID: 11557841.
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      21. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Ciccarone A, Mao Y, Chow JC, Bistrian BR, Smith RJ. Sustained endotoxemia leads to marked down-regulation of early steps in the insulin-signaling cascade. Crit Care Med. 2001 Apr; 29(4):839-46. PMID: 11373480.
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      22. McCowen KC, Malhotra A, Bistrian BR. Stress-induced hyperglycemia. Crit Care Clin. 2001 Jan; 17(1):107-24. PMID: 11219223.
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      23. McCowen KC, Burke PA, Bistrian BR. Liver disease and home parenteral nutrition. Ann Intern Med. 2000 Dec 19; 133(12):1009-10. PMID: 11119408.
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      24. McCowen KC, Friel C, Sternberg J, Chan S, Forse RA, Burke PA, Bistrian BR. Hypocaloric total parenteral nutrition: effectiveness in prevention of hyperglycemia and infectious complications--a randomized clinical trial. Crit Care Med. 2000 Nov; 28(11):3606-11. PMID: 11098961.
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      25. McCowen KC, Ling PR, Bistrian BR. Arachidonic acid concentrations in patients with Crohn disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Apr; 71(4):1008. PMID: 10731511.
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      26. Giorgino F, de Robertis O, Laviola L, Montrone C, Perrini S, McCowen KC, Smith RJ. The sentrin-conjugating enzyme mUbc9 interacts with GLUT4 and GLUT1 glucose transporters and regulates transporter levels in skeletal muscle cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Feb 01; 97(3):1125-30. PMID: 10655495; PMCID: PMC15543.
      27. Mao Y, Ling PR, Fitzgibbons TP, McCowen KC, Frick GP, Bistrian BR, Smith RJ. Endotoxin-induced inhibition of growth hormone receptor signaling in rat liver in vivo. Endocrinology. 1999 Dec; 140(12):5505-15. PMID: 10579313.
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      28. Mao Y, Ling PR, Fitzgibbons TP, McCowen KC, Frick GP, Bistrian BR, Smith RJ. Endotoxin-Induced Inhibition of Growth Hormone Receptor Signaling in Rat Liver in Vivo1. Endocrinology. 1999 Dec 01; 140(12):5505-5515. PMID: 28200709.
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      29. McCowen KC, Glickman JN, Black PM, Zervas NT, Lidov HG, Garber JR. Gangliocytoma masquerading as a prolactinoma. Case report. J Neurosurg. 1999 Sep; 91(3):490-5. PMID: 10470826.
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      30. Chan S, McCowen KC, Bistrian BR, Thibault A, Keane-Ellison M, Forse RA, Babineau T, Burke P. Incidence, prognosis, and etiology of end-stage liver disease in patients receiving home total parenteral nutrition. Surgery. 1999 Jul; 126(1):28-34. PMID: 10418589.
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      31. Chan S, McCowen KC, Blackburn GL. Nutrition management in the ICU. Chest. 1999 May; 115(5 Suppl):145S-148S. PMID: 10331348.
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      32. Wang PH, Almahfouz A, Giorgino F, McCowen KC, Smith RJ. In vivo insulin signaling in the myocardium of streptozotocin-diabetic rats: opposite effects of diabetes on insulin stimulation of glycogen synthase and c-Fos. Endocrinology. 1999 Mar; 140(3):1141-50. PMID: 10067837.
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      33. Bistrian BR, McCowen KC, Chan S. Protein-energy malnutrition in dialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 1999 Jan; 33(1):172-5. PMID: 9915286.
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      34. Khaodhiar L, McCowen KC, Blackburn GL. Obesity and its comorbid conditions. Clin Cornerstone. 1999; 2(3):17-31. PMID: 10696282.
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      35. Khaodhiar L, McCowen K, Bistrian B. Perioperative hyperglycemia, infection or risk? Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 1999 Jan; 2(1):79-82. PMID: 10453334.
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      36. McCowen KC, Chow JC, Smith RJ. Leptin Signaling in the Hypothalamus of Normal Rats in Vivo* *This work was supported in part by a Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center Grant (to J.C.C.), NIH Grant DK-50411 (to R.J.S.), and NIH Diabetes and Endocrinology Center Grant DK-36836 (to R.J.S.). Endocrinology. 1998 Nov 01; 139(11):4442-4447. PMID: 28200388.
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      37. McCowen KC, Chow JC, Smith RJ. Leptin signaling in the hypothalamus of normal rats in vivo. Endocrinology. 1998 Nov; 139(11):4442-7. PMID: 9794450.
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      38. Bistrian BR, McCowen KC, Driscoll D. Acid-base disorders. N Engl J Med. 1998 May 28; 338(22):1628-9. PMID: 9606126.
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      39. Chan S, McCowen KC, Bistrian B. Medium-chain triglyceride and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid-containing emulsions in intravenous nutrition. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 1998 Mar; 1(2):163-9. PMID: 10565343.
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      40. McCowen KC, Garber JR, Spark R. Elevated serum thyrotropin in thyroxine-treated patients with hypothyroidism given sertraline. N Engl J Med. 1997 Oct 02; 337(14):1010-1. PMID: 9312673.
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