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Deepa Suresh, Jessica Crawford, Marni E Axelrad, Sheila K Gunn, Laurence McCullough, O’ Brian Smith, Vernon R Sutton, David Roth, Lefkothea P Karaviti, Jennifer E Dietrich . Assessing sex assignment concordance with genotype and phenotype. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, 2013:7, 14 March 2013

Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, Gunn S, Karaviti L, Lopez ME, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Suresh D, Austin E, Reid Sutton V. Guidelines for evaluating and managing children born with disorders of sexual development. Pediatr Ann. 41(4):e1-7, 2012.

Almeida MQ, Azevedo MF, Xekouki P, Bimpaki EI, Horvath A, Collins MT, Karaviti LP, Jeha GS, Bhattacharyya N, Cheadle C, Watkins T, Bourdeau I, Nesterova M, Stratakis CA. Activation of cyclic AMP signaling leads to different pathway alterations in lesions of the adrenal cortex caused by germline PRKAR1A defects versus those due to somatic GNAS mutations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 97(4):E687-93, 2012.

Bercaw-Pratt JL, Moorjani TP, Santos XM, Karaviti L, Dietrich JE. Diagnosis and management of precocious puberty in atypical presentations of McCune-Albright syndrome: a case series review. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. (1):e9-e13, 2012.

Mendiratta MS, Yang Y, Balazs AE, Willis AS, Eng CM, Karaviti LP, Potocki L. Early onset obesity and adrenal insufficiency associated with a homozygous POMC mutation. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol (1):5, 2011

Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, Gunn S, Karaviti L, Lopez ME, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Suresh D, Sutton VR. Consensus in Guidelines for Evaluation of DSD by the Texas Children's Hospital Multidisciplinary Gender Medicine Team. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 919707, 2010.

Amaral JM, Abrams S, Karaviti L, McKay SV. Effects of 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol on recovery and resolution of late transient neonatal hypocalcemia. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 409670, 2010.

French S, Rodriguez L, Schlesinger A, McCullough L, Dietrich J, Hicks J, Karaviti L. FSH injections and ultrasonography determine presence of pvarian components in the evaluation of ovotesticular Disorders of sex development. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 507964: 1-6, 2009

Axelrad ME, Berg JS, Coker LA, Dietrich J, Adcock L, French SL, Gunn S, Ligon BL, McCullough LB, Sutton VR, Karaviti LP. The gender medicine team: "It takes a village." Adv Pediatr. 56:145-64, 2009.

Nagamani SC, Erez A, Shen J, Li C, Roeder E, Cox S, Karaviti L, Pearson M, Kang SH, Sahoo T, Lalani SR, Stankiewicz P, Sutton VR, Cheung SW. Clinical spectrum associated with recurrent genomic rearrangements in chromosome 17q12. Eur J Hum Genet. 18(3):278-84, 2010.

Abrams SA, Griffin IF, Hicks PD, Gunn S. Pubertal girls only partially adapt to low dietary calcium intakes. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 19: 759-763, 2004.

Brunetti-Pierri N, Mendoza-Londono R, Shah MR, Karaviti L, Lee B. von Voss-Cherstovoy syndrome with transient thrombocytopenia and normal psychomotor development. Am J Med Genet 126A: 299-302, 2004.

Anderson BJ. Diabetes self-care: Lessons from research on the family and broader contexts. Current Diab. Reports 3: 134-140, 2003.

Anderson BJ. Who benefits from intensive therapy in T1DM? A fresh perspective, more questions, and hope (Invited Editorial). Diabetes Care 26: 2204-2206, 2003.

Anderson BJ. Family conflict and diabetes management in youth: Clinical lessons from child development and diabetes research. Diabetes Spectrum 17: 22-2, 2004.

Anderson BJ, Wolpert HA. The challenges of diabetes education and care during the young adult period: The importance of developmental context. Patient Education and Counseling 53: 347-352, 2004.

Hooper HT, Figueriredo BC, Pavan-Senn CC, De Lacerda L, Sandrini R, Mengarelli JK, Japp K, Karaviti LP. Concordance of phenotypic expression and gender identity in a large kindred with a mutation in the androgen receptor. Clin Genet 65: 183-90, 2004.

Laffel LMB, Connell A, Vangsness L, Goebel-Fabbri A, Mansfield A, Anderson BJ. General quality of life in youth with Type 1 diabetes: Relationship to patient management and diabetes-specific family conflict. Diabetes Care 26: 3067-3073, 2003.

Laffel LMB, Vangsness L, Connell A, Goebel-Fabbri A, Butler D, Anderson BJ. Impact of ambulatory, family-focused teamwork intervention on glycemic control in youth with Type 1 diabetes. J Pediatr 142: 409-416, 2003.

Sunehag AL, Haymond MW: Maternal protein homeostasis and milk protein synthesis during feeding and fasting in humans. Amer J Phys Endo/Metab, Aug;285(2):E420-6, 2003.

Sunehag AL, Haymond MW. Hypoglycemia in infants and children. In: Pediatric Nutrition Handbook 5th edition.(Kleinman RE, ed.) American Academy of Pediatrics, USA. Pp 515-535, 2004.

Sunehag, AL, Haymond, MW. Approach to hypoglycemia in infants and children. In: UpToDate, (Rose BD, Ed), Wellesley, MA:UpToDate, 2004.

Svoren BM, Butler D, Levine BS, Anderson BJ, Laffel LMB. Reducing acute adverse outcomes in youth with Type 1 diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 112: 914-922, 2003.

Welch G, Weinger K, Anderson B, Polonsky WH. Responsiveness of the Problem Areas In Diabetes (PAID) questionnaire. Diab Med 20: 69-72, 2003.

Book Chapters

Anderson, BJ, Wolfsdorf JI, Jacobson AM. Psychosocial adjustment in children with Type 1 diabetes: In Therapy for Diabetes Melllitus and related Disorders (4th Ed). Alexandria, VA: American Diabetes Association, 2004.


Amaral JM, McKay SV. Ethnic Differences in the prevalence of elevated liver enzymes in children with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes 53: A 426, 2004.

Anderson BJ, Cullen K, Watson, K, Schreiner BJ, McKay S. Metabolic control and sharing responsibilities for diabetes management in families with youth with Type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Diabetes 53 (Suppl. 2) A7, 2004.

Cullen K, Watson K, Anderson BJ, Schreiner B, McKay S. The influence of family behaviors on metabolic control of youth with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes 53 (Suppl. 2) A427, 2004.

French, SL, Hwu, K, Lee, BH, Tripp, M, Gunn, S, Karaviti, LP. A tale of two sisters with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome in the era of genetic testing.

Hood K, Butler DA, Volkening LK, Anderson BJ. The Blood Sugar Monitoring and Communication Survey (BSMCS): A new measure of affect related to blood glucose monitoring behavior in youth with T1DM. Diabetes 53 (Suppl. 2) A17, 2003.

McKay SV, Green T, Haymond MW. Exercise capacity and fuel utilization during exercise in youth with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes 53: A 428, 2004.

French, SL, Hwu, K, Lee, BH, Tripp, M, Gunn, S, Karaviti, LP. A tale of two sisters with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome in the era of genetic testing.

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