Jawad A Al-Lawati

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Publications

  1. pmc Addressing the threat of chronic diseases in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, P O Box 393, Muscat 113, Oman
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A99. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Fasting cut-points in determining prevalence of diabetes in an Arab population of the Middle East
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, P O Box 393, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:241-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Oman using the International Diabetes Federation's Criteria
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of the Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, PO Box 393, Muscat 113, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 27:1925-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk score in Oman: a tool to identify prevalent type 2 diabetes among Arabs of the Middle East
    J A Al-Lawati
    Department of the Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control Ministry of Health, Muscat 113, Muscat, Oman
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:438-44. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio cut-off points for categorisation of obesity among Omani Arabs
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Public Health Nutr 11:102-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The utility of fasting plasma glucose in predicting glycosylated hemoglobin in type 2 diabetes
    Jawad Ahmed Al-Lawati
    Ministry of Health, Noncommunicable Diseases Department, Al Nahda Hospital, Muscat, Oman
    Ann Saudi Med 27:347-51. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Optimal cut-points for body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio using the Framingham coronary heart disease risk score in an Arab population of the Middle East
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:304-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among Omani adults
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Ministry of Health, Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat, Muscat, Oman
    Diabetes Care 26:1781-5. 2003
  9. pmc HbA1c Levels among Primary Healthcare Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman Med J 27:465-70. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and 10-year secular trend of obesity in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 25:346-51. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Addressing the threat of chronic diseases in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, P O Box 393, Muscat 113, Oman
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A99. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Fasting cut-points in determining prevalence of diabetes in an Arab population of the Middle East
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, P O Box 393, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:241-5. 2007
    ..2% (95% CI 77.0-89.8%) and 80.2% (95% CI 78.0-82.4%) compared to the ADA values 60.4% and 96.6%, respectively. Our study identified a lower cut-point to diagnose diabetes than that suggested by the 1997 ADA criteria...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Oman using the International Diabetes Federation's Criteria
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of the Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, PO Box 393, Muscat 113, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 27:1925-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk score in Oman: a tool to identify prevalent type 2 diabetes among Arabs of the Middle East
    J A Al-Lawati
    Department of the Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control Ministry of Health, Muscat 113, Muscat, Oman
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:438-44. 2007
    ..In comparison, the self-administered diabetes risk score of Oman could identify most individuals at high risk of having type 2 diabetes in community-based settings in Oman...
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio cut-off points for categorisation of obesity among Omani Arabs
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Public Health Nutr 11:102-8. 2008
    ..There are no data on optimal cut-off points to classify obesity among Omani Arabs. The existing cut-off points were obtained from studies of European populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint The utility of fasting plasma glucose in predicting glycosylated hemoglobin in type 2 diabetes
    Jawad Ahmed Al-Lawati
    Ministry of Health, Noncommunicable Diseases Department, Al Nahda Hospital, Muscat, Oman
    Ann Saudi Med 27:347-51. 2007
    ..Access to glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) assays in clinical practice remains limited. We investigated the relationship of fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c to determine optimal glucose levels for predicting HbA1c...
  7. doi request reprint Optimal cut-points for body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio using the Framingham coronary heart disease risk score in an Arab population of the Middle East
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Muscat 113, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:304-9. 2008
    ..6 and 22.9 kg/m2 for BMI, > 78.5 and 84.5 cm for WC, and > 0.96 and > 0.98 for WHR, respectively. To identify obesity among Omani Arabs, different cut-points for BMI, WC and WHR than the currently recommended ones are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among Omani adults
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Ministry of Health, Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat, Muscat, Oman
    Diabetes Care 26:1781-5. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc HbA1c Levels among Primary Healthcare Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman Med J 27:465-70. 2012
    ..To investigate whether younger patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have higher glycated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels compared to older patients, and to determine the factors associated with higher HbA1c levels...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and 10-year secular trend of obesity in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 25:346-51. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity by age, gender and region and to assess the difference between rural and urban populations and determine the trends of the past decade...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment in diabetes mellitus: comparison of the general framingham risk profile versus the world health organization/international society of hypertension risk prediction charts in arabs--clinical implications
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    1Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Angiology 64:336-42. 2013
    ..For statins, the figures were, 60% and 37%, for men and 28% and 36%, for women. In conclusion, the GFRP overestimates the number of patients eligible for primary prevention of CVD compared with the joint WHO/ISH method...
  12. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and prevalence of tobacco use among physicians and dentists in Oman
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Ann Saudi Med 29:128-33. 2009
    ..Tobacco use among physicians and dentists in Oman is lower than in other countries in the region, but remains a cause of concern. Programs and policies should strive to maintain the low level of tobacco use or reduce it further...
  13. pmc Control of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among adults with previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: a descriptive study from a middle eastern arab population
    Jawad A Al-Lawati
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:133-40. 2012
    ..Despite the high burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Oman, there are scarce data from a nationally representative sample on the level of glycaemia and other cardiovascular (CVD) risk factor control...
  14. pmc Pregnancy outcomes of diabetic women: charting Oman's progress towards the goals of the Saint Vincent Declaration
    Mohammed Nabil Barakat
    Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Headquartes, Sultanate of Oman, Al Khuwair, Muscat
    Ann Saudi Med 30:265-70. 2010
    ..We assessed the outcome of pregnancies complicated with diabetes as compared to healthy controls...