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Brigid Gregg MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

About Brigid Gregg MD

Brigid (McInerney) Gregg, MD is a pediatric endocrinology fellow at the University of Chicago. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, San Diego, before earning her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.

In her current research, Dr. Gregg is exploring cellular implications for the development of type 2 diabetes. She is involved in a number of professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, The Endocrine Society, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Publications

Quinn A, McInerney B, Reich EP, Kim O, Jensen KP, Sercarz EE. Regulatory and effector CD4 T cells in nonobese diabetic mice recognize overlapping determinants on glutamic acid decarboxylase and use distinct V beta genes. J Immunol. 2001;166(5):2982-91.

Quinn A, McInerney M, Huffman D, McInerney B, et al. T cells to a dominant epitope of GAD65 express a public CDR3 motif. Int Immunol. 2006;18(6):967-79. Epub 2006 Apr 26.

Articles Reviewed by Brigid Gregg MD

Hyperglycemia: When Your Blood Glucose Level Goes Too High
Hyperglycemia means the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood is elevated beyond normal. It is a complication some people with diabetes experience. Learn the common symptoms and how to prevent hyperglycemia.
Hypoglycemia Overview
Hypoglycemia is when your blood glucose level drops too low. It’s most common in people with diabetes, but it is possible to have low blood sugar even when you don’t have diabetes. Intro article to the basics of hypoglycemia.
Hypoglycemia Treatment
Your hypoglycemia treatment plan is based on what is causing your blood glucose levels to fall below normal. Your doctor will take into account your symptoms and lifestyle when recommending treatments for hypoglycemia (low blood glucose).
Turner Syndrome Overview
Turner syndrome is caused by the complete or partial lack of one of the female sex chromosomes. This results in a range of complications, including stunted growth and development, an increased risk of heart and kidney problems, and infertility.
Menopause Complications
Learn about your risk for menopause-related complications, such as heart disease, urinary problems, and weight gain.
Growth Hormone for Turner Syndrome
Human growth hormone is a standard part of treatment for Turner syndrome. The primary purpose of growth hormone is to regain height in girls with Turner syndrome. Girls who do not receive growth hormone are typically about 8 inches shorter than they shoul
Fertility Treatments for Turner Syndrome
It's rare for a woman with Turner syndrome (TS) to naturally conceive a child. Fortunately, there are many options available to help a woman with TS have a baby. Adoption and fertility treatments are available to help women with TS.
Hypoglycemia Causes
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is often caused by diabetes. Learn about this and other causes of the condition.
Hypoglycemia Diagnosis
An accurate diagnosis of hypoglycemia involves an evaluation of your symptoms, blood test results, and your response to treatment.
Turner Syndrome Complications
Turner syndrome interferes with proper growth and development, and complications arise because of this. Article describes conditions commonly associated with Turner syndrome, such as heart and kidney defects, hypothyroidism, and ear problems.
Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Turner Syndrome
Estrogen replacement therapy is a standard treatment for Turner syndrome. The purpose of estrogen therapy is two-fold—to prompt the body into beginning puberty and to maintain healthy sexual development and functioning throughout adulthood.
Hypoglycemia Symptoms
The symptoms of hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, may simultaneously affect different parts of your body. Some symptoms are the same or similar to other disorders, so it may be difficult to tell if your blood glucose level is low.
Healthy Lifestyle Habits During Menopause
Healthy habits, such as exercising, eating a balanced diet, and quitting smoking, are effective ways to manage menopause symptoms. Healthy lifestyle choices will not just improve your menopause transition but your overall quality of life.
Menopause Causes
In most cases, menopause is caused by the natural aging process. Over time, the ovaries gradually produce less estrogen and progesterone. But certain medical procedures, such as a total hysterectomy, and rare ovarian conditions can also trigger it.

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