Dennis G. Karounos, MD

Clinical interests

  • Autoimmune Endocrine Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutrition

Dennis G. Karounos, MD

Biography

My name is Dennis Karounos; I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I completed a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Medicine

Education

Degree
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency
University of Kentucky, Lexington

Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism 

Endocrinology

Medicine Specialties

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  1. Khalaf MW, Khader R, Cobetto G, Yepes JF, Karounos DG, Miller CS. Risk of adrenal crisis in dental patients: Results of a systematic search of the literature. J Am Dent Assoc. 2013 Feb; 144(2):152-60. PMID: 23372131.
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  2. Dombrowski NC, Karounos DG. Pathophysiology and management strategies for hyperglycemia for patients with acute illness during and following a hospital stay. Metabolism. 2013 Mar; 62(3):326-36. PMID: 22999713.
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  3. Anigbogu CN, Speakman RO, Silcox DL, Brown LV, Brown DR, Gong MC, Patwardhan AR, Reynolds LR, Karounos DG, Burgess DE, Baldridge BR, Randall DC. Extended longitudinal analysis of arterial pressure and heart rate control in unanesthetized rats with type 1 diabetes. Auton Neurosci. 2012 Sep 25; 170(1-2):20-9. PMID: 22809731.
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  4. Wang S, Randall DC, Knapp CF, Patwardhan AR, Nelson KR, Karounos DG, Evans JM. Blood pressure regulation in diabetic patients with and without peripheral neuropathy. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 Mar 1; 302(5):R541-50. PMID: 22049233.
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  5. Randall DC, Speakman RO, Silcox DL, Brown LV, Brown DR, Gong MC, Patwardhan A, Reynolds LR, Karounos DG, Burgess DE, Anigbogu CN. Longitudinal analysis of arterial blood pressure and heart rate response to acute behavioral stress in rats with type 1 diabetes mellitus and in age-matched controls. Front Physiol. 2011; 2:53. PMID: 21904530.
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  6. Anigbogu CN, Williams DT, Brown DR, Silcox DL, Speakman RO, Brown LC, Karounos DG, Randall DC. Circadian Variations in Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and HR-BP Cross-Correlation Coefficient during Progression of Diabetes Mellitus in Rat. Int J Hypertens. 2011; 2011:738689. PMID: 21629872.
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  7. Chen HJ, Steinke DT, Karounos DG, Lane MT, Matson AW. Intensive insulin protocol implementation and outcomes in the medical and surgical wards at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Ann Pharmacother. 2010 Feb; 44(2):249-56. PMID: 20103610.
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  8. Reynolds LR, Kingsley FJ, Karounos DG, Tannock LR. Differential effects of rosiglitazone and insulin glargine on inflammatory markers, glycemic control, and lipids in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Aug; 77(2):180-7. PMID: 17239474.
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  9. Qian Q, Williams JP, Karounos DG, Ozcan S. Nitric oxide stimulates insulin release in liver cells expressing human insulin. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Apr 22; 329(4):1329-33. PMID: 15766572.
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  10. Romero A, Reddy KS, Johnston TD, Waid TW, Wade MeKeown J, Khan T, Karounos D, Doukas M, Samayoa L, Ranjan D. Simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation in a patient with small lymphocytic lymphoma. Transplantation. 2003 Feb 15; 75(3):414-6. PMID: 12589167.
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  11. Karounos DG, Goes SE. Utilization of NOD mice in the study of type 1 diabetes. Methods Mol Med. 2003; 83:81-90. PMID: 12619718.
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  12. Reynolds LR, Park AE, Miller RE, Karounos DG. Combined use of calcium infusion localization and a minimally invasive surgical procedure in the management of insulinoma. Endocr Pract. 2002 Sep-Oct; 8(5):329-34. PMID: 15251834.
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  13. Reynolds LR, Karounos DG. Emerging technology in diabetes mellitus: glucose monitoring and new insulins. South Med J. 2002 Aug; 95(8):914-8. PMID: 12190231.
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  14. Reddy KS, Ranjan D, Johnston TD, Khan T, Karounos D, Waid T, McKeown W, Lucas BA, Mentzer RM. Pancreas transplantation: current status and experience at the University of Kentucky. J Ky Med Assoc. 2002 Jul; 100(7):278-81. PMID: 12141195.
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  15. Karounos DG, Bryson JS, Cohen DA. Metabolically inactive insulin analog prevents type I diabetes in prediabetic NOD mice. J Clin Invest. 1997 Sep 15; 100(6):1344-8. PMID: 9294099.
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  16. Sobel DO, Fleisher T, Karounos DG. Characterization of a human T cell line reactive to a 52 kDa islet protein. J Autoimmun. 1997 Aug; 10(4):387-94. PMID: 9237802.
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  17. Porter WH, Yao HH, Karounos DG. Laboratory and clinical evaluation of assays for beta-hydroxybutyrate. Am J Clin Pathol. 1997 Mar; 107(3):353-8. PMID: 9052387.
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  18. Karounos DG, Wolinsky JS, Thomas JW. Monoclonal antibody to rubella virus capsid protein recognizes a beta-cell antigen. J Immunol. 1993 Apr 1; 150(7):3080-5. PMID: 8454875.
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  19. Karounos DG, Thomas JW. Recognition of common islet antigen by autoantibodies from NOD mice and humans with IDDM. Diabetes. 1990 Sep; 39(9):1085-90. PMID: 2200729.
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  20. Karounos DG, Nell LJ, Thomas JW. Autoantibodies present at onset of type I diabetes recognize multiple islet cell antigens. Autoimmunity. 1990; 6(1-2):79-91. PMID: 2129772.
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  21. Gilkeson GS, Grudier JP, Karounos DG, Pisetsky DS. Induction of anti-double stranded DNA antibodies in normal mice by immunization with bacterial DNA. J Immunol. 1989 Mar 1; 142(5):1482-6. PMID: 2645362.
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  22. Karounos DG, Grudier JP, Pisetsky DS. Spontaneous expression of antibodies to DNA of various species origin in sera of normal subjects and patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Immunol. 1988 Jan 15; 140(2):451-5. PMID: 3257238.
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  23. Karounos DG, Pisetsky DS. Specificity analysis of monoclonal anti-DNA antibodies. Immunology. 1987 Apr; 60(4):497-501. PMID: 3495481.
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  24. Lucas KJ, Karounos DG, Ellis GJ, Morris MA, Pisetsky DS, Feinglos MN. The intravenous insulin tolerance test in type I diabetes. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol. 1986 Sep; 53(3):331-45. PMID: 3534980.
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  25. Story L, Anderson JW, Chen WJ, Karounos D, Jefferson B. Adherence to high-carbohydrate, high-fiber diets: long-term studies of non-obese diabetic men. J Am Diet Assoc. 1985 Sep; 85(9):1105-10. PMID: 2993398.
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  26. Anderson JW, Ferguson SK, Karounos D, O'Malley L, Sieling B, Chen WJ. Mineral and vitamin status on high-fiber diets: long-term studies of diabetic patients. Diabetes Care. 1980 Jan-Feb; 3(1):38-40. PMID: 6250773.
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  27. Anderson JW, Karounos D, Yoneyama T, Hollingsworth JW. Dichloroacetate-induced changes in liver of normal and diabetic rats. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1975 Jul; 149(3):814-21. PMID: 124874.
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