Albert G B Amoah

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in Ghana: a community based prevalence study in Greater Accra
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Diabetes Research Laboratory, University of Ghana Medical School, P O Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 56:197-205. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic variations in obesity among Ghanaian adults
    Albert G B Amoah
    National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Public Health Nutr 6:751-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The changing patterns of hypertension in Ghana: a study of four rural communities in the Ga District
    Juliet Addo
    National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 16:894-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adult residents of Accra, Ghana
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, and the National Diabetes Management and Research Center, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 13:S97-101. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in Ghana: a cross-sectional community prevalence study in greater Accra
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 13:310-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance, beta cell function and cardiovascular risk factors in Ghanaians with varying degrees of glucose tolerance
    Albert G B Amoah
    Diabetes Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-10-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in Africa. Pathogenesis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for transitional populations
    Kwame Osei
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ohio, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:85-96. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint A novel I247T missense mutation in the haptoglobin 2 beta-chain decreases the expression of the protein and is associated with ahaptoglobinemia
    Kwesi Teye
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Forensic Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 830 0011 Kurume, Japan
    Hum Genet 114:499-502. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathogenic mechanism of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians--the importance of beta cell secretion, insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness
    Albert G B Amoah
    Endocrine and Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana
    S Afr Med J 92:377-84. 2002
  10. pmc Body size and blood pressure: an analysis of Africans and the African diaspora
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Epidemiology 19:38-46. 2008

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in Ghana: a community based prevalence study in Greater Accra
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Diabetes Research Laboratory, University of Ghana Medical School, P O Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 56:197-205. 2002
    ..Ascertainment of predictors for diabetes in Ghanaians and the significance of the relatively high rates of and IFG and IGT however, remain to be determined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic variations in obesity among Ghanaian adults
    Albert G B Amoah
    National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Public Health Nutr 6:751-7. 2003
    ..To determine the sociodemographic associations of obesity in Ghana.Design: A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on a sample of 6300 adults aged 25 years and over who were selected by random cluster sampling...
  3. ncbi request reprint The changing patterns of hypertension in Ghana: a study of four rural communities in the Ga District
    Juliet Addo
    National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 16:894-9. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence, distribution and risk factors of hypertension among rural residents in Ghana...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adult residents of Accra, Ghana
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, and the National Diabetes Management and Research Center, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 13:S97-101. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of obesity in Ghanaian adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in Ghana: a cross-sectional community prevalence study in greater Accra
    Albert G B Amoah
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 13:310-5. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypertension, and the extent to which it is treated and controlled, among adult Ghanaians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance, beta cell function and cardiovascular risk factors in Ghanaians with varying degrees of glucose tolerance
    Albert G B Amoah
    Diabetes Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-10-7. 2002
    ..Levels of fasting serum cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), cholesterol, and triglycerides were measured in each subject...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in Africa. Pathogenesis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for transitional populations
    Kwame Osei
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ohio, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:85-96. 2003
    ..Finally, innovative health care delivery and educational models will be needed to manage diabetes and its long-term complications in SSA...
  8. ncbi request reprint A novel I247T missense mutation in the haptoglobin 2 beta-chain decreases the expression of the protein and is associated with ahaptoglobinemia
    Kwesi Teye
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Forensic Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 830 0011 Kurume, Japan
    Hum Genet 114:499-502. 2004
    ..Since the -61C mutation also leads to low Hp expression, the genotype represents the first and most definitive ahaptoglobinemic case reported in Africa...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathogenic mechanism of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians--the importance of beta cell secretion, insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness
    Albert G B Amoah
    Endocrine and Metabolic Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana
    S Afr Med J 92:377-84. 2002
    ..A standard oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance (FSIGT) test were performed for each subject. Si and Sg were measured using Bergman's minimal model method...
  10. pmc Body size and blood pressure: an analysis of Africans and the African diaspora
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Epidemiology 19:38-46. 2008
    ..Blood pressure is directly and causally associated with body mass index (BMI) in populations worldwide. However, the relationship may vary across BMI in populations of African origin...