Ralph A Defronzo

  • 88985 Citations
  • 139 h-Index
1967 …2020
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Projects 1978 2020

Discovery of Functional Variants in Type 2 Diabetes Genes in Mexican Americans

Abboud, H. E., Duggirala, R., Thameem, F., Blangero, J., Defronzo, R. A. & Lehman, D. M.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research project

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Genome-Wide Association Study
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Diabetes Complications
Secondary Prevention


Defronzo, R. A. & Kinzell, J.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research project

Equipment and Supplies

Research Output 1967 2019

A neural signature of metabolic syndrome

Kotkowski, E., Price, L. R., Franklin, C., Salazar, M., Woolsey, M., Defronzo, R. A., Blangero, J., Glahn, D. C. & Fox, P. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Human Brain Mapping.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occipital Lobe
Caudate Nucleus
Genetic Structures
Temporal Lobe
6 Citations (Scopus)

Consensus statement by the American association of clinical endocrinologists and American college of endocrinology on the comprehensive type 2 diabetes management algorithm – 2019 executive summary

Garber, A. J., Abrahamson, M. J., Barzilay, J. I., Blonde, L., Bloomgarden, Z. T., Bush, M. A., Dagogo-Jack, S., Defronzo, R. A., Einhorn, D., Fonseca, V. A., Garber, J. R., Garvey, W. T., Grunberger, G., Handelsman, Y., Hirsch, I. B., Jellinger, P. S., McGill, J. B., Mechanick, J. I., Rosenblit, P. D. & Umpierrez, G. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Endocrine Practice. 25, 1, p. 69-100 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Committee Membership
Randomized Controlled Trials

Exenatide modulates visual cortex responses

Binda, P., Eldor, R., Huerta, C., Adams, J., Lancaster, J., Fox, P., Del Prato, S., Defronzo, R. A., Abdul-ghani, M. A. & Daniele, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. e3167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Visual Cortex
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Glucagon-Like Peptide 1
Food Preferences

Glucose-Mediated Glucose Disposal at Baseline Insulin Is Impaired in IFG

Alatrach, M., Agyin, C., Mehta, R., Adams, J., Defronzo, R. A. & Abdul-ghani, M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 104, 1, p. 163-171 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clamping devices
Glucose Clamp Technique

Pioglitazone: The forgotten, cost-effective cardioprotective drug for type 2 diabetes

Defronzo, R. A., Inzucchi, S., Abdul-ghani, M. A. & Nissen, S. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Myocardial Infarction
Costs and Cost Analysis
Drug Costs