Sarah P Garnett

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal fat and birth size in healthy prepubertal children
    S P Garnett
    The Robert Vines Growth Centre, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1667-73. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and waist circumference in midchildhood and adverse cardiovascular disease risk clustering in adolescence
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:549-55. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of glycaemic status in young people with clinical insulin resistance; fasting glucose, fasting insulin or an oral glucose tolerance test?
    Sarah P Garnett
    Division of Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:475-80. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The art and science of regression modelling; methods for building valid models to explore hormone and body composition interactions
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 3:40-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in body weight and health-related quality-of-life in the older adult population
    L M León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1385-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing central adiposity: the Nepean longitudinal study of young people aged 7-8 to 12-13 y
    S P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1353-60. 2005
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence of increased central adiposity in Australian school children 1985 to 2007
    S P Garnett
    Kids Research Institute at the Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:887-96. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Waist-to-height ratio: a simple option for determining excess central adiposity in young people
    S P Garnett
    Division of Research, Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1028-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between hormones and body composition, including bone, in prepubertal children
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes and the Research and Development Office, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:966-72. 2004
  10. pmc Researching Effective Strategies to Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Children and Teenagers - RESIST. A randomised control trial investigating the effects of two different diets on insulin sensitivity in young people with insulin resistance and/or pre-diabe
    Sarah P Garnett
    Kids Research Institute, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:575. 2010

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal fat and birth size in healthy prepubertal children
    S P Garnett
    The Robert Vines Growth Centre, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1667-73. 2001
    ..We explore the hypothesis that birth size may relate to fat distribution in childhood and that fat distribution may be a link between birth size and adult disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and waist circumference in midchildhood and adverse cardiovascular disease risk clustering in adolescence
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:549-55. 2007
    ..Body mass index (BMI) may not indicate the level of central adiposity associated with the clustering of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Hence, it has been recommended that waist circumference be used as an alternative measure...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of glycaemic status in young people with clinical insulin resistance; fasting glucose, fasting insulin or an oral glucose tolerance test?
    Sarah P Garnett
    Division of Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:475-80. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear how to best screen overweight and obese young people for prediabetes. The objective of this study was to compare fasting indices with an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in diagnosing prediabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint The art and science of regression modelling; methods for building valid models to explore hormone and body composition interactions
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 3:40-4. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in body weight and health-related quality-of-life in the older adult population
    L M León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1385-91. 2005
    ..No other study has ascertained the short-term impact of weight change on health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) on a national sample of older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing central adiposity: the Nepean longitudinal study of young people aged 7-8 to 12-13 y
    S P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1353-60. 2005
    ..However, BMI may not indicate the level of central adiposity. Waist circumference has therefore been recommended to identify young people at risk of morbidity associated with central adiposity...
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence of increased central adiposity in Australian school children 1985 to 2007
    S P Garnett
    Kids Research Institute at the Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:887-96. 2011
    ..The secular increase in waist circumference and WHtR is concerning as measures of central adiposity are associated with metabolic and cardiovascular risk...
  8. doi request reprint Waist-to-height ratio: a simple option for determining excess central adiposity in young people
    S P Garnett
    Division of Research, Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1028-30. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between hormones and body composition, including bone, in prepubertal children
    Sarah P Garnett
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes and the Research and Development Office, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:966-72. 2004
    ..However, data are lacking that address the extent to which concentrations of these hormones influence body composition, bone mass, and density in prepubertal children...
  10. pmc Researching Effective Strategies to Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Children and Teenagers - RESIST. A randomised control trial investigating the effects of two different diets on insulin sensitivity in young people with insulin resistance and/or pre-diabe
    Sarah P Garnett
    Kids Research Institute, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:575. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Optimal macronutrient content of the diet for adolescents with prediabetes; RESIST a randomised control trial
    Sarah P Garnett
    The Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2116-25. 2013
    ..Prediabetes and clinical insulin resistance in adolescents are rapidly emerging clinical problems with serious health outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Maternal misconceptions of weight status among Nepean adolescents
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:2007-13. 2012
    ..These results reinforce the need for strategies in primary care that are implemented throughout adolescence to improve maternal awareness of childhood overweight...
  13. ncbi request reprint Opposing influences of prenatal and postnatal growth on the timing of menarche
    Charmaine S Tam
    Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4369-73. 2006
    ..Girls were followed up at age 15 yr and their age of menarche was recorded...
  14. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial of metformin for obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents: improvement in body composition and fasting insulin
    Shubha Srinivasan
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001 Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2074-80. 2006
    ..Metformin therapy for adults and children with type 2 diabetes is well established. However, its role in the treatment of insulin resistance and obesity in children and adolescents is less clearly defined...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of dietary and exercise interventions on weight change and metabolic outcomes in obese children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Mandy Ho
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    JAMA Pediatr 167:759-68. 2013
    ..Diet and exercise represent the mainstays of obesity treatment. No systematic review has been conducted comparing the effect of dietary and exercise intervention in reducing metabolic risks in overweight children...
  16. doi request reprint Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in child obesity: systematic review with meta-analysis
    Mandy Ho
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 130:e1647-71. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the impact of lifestyle interventions incorporating a dietary component on both weight change and cardio-metabolic risks in overweight/obese children...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of a prescriptive dietary intervention on psychological dimensions of eating behavior in obese adolescents
    Mandy Ho
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:119. 2013
    ..Little is known about the effects of obesity treatment on the psychological dimensions of eating behavior in this population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Growth and pubertal development of adolescent boys on stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Alison S Poulton
    Sydney Medical School Nepean, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:29-32. 2013
    ..To investigate the growth and pubertal attainment of boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on stimulant medication...
  19. doi request reprint A flexible diet using an insulin to carbohydrate ratio for adolescents with type 1 diabetes - a pilot study
    Rachel L Hayes
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Nutr 31:705-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess glycemic control, weight status and quality of life over 12 months in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, who were commenced on a flexible meal plan using an insulin to carbohydrate ratio...
  20. ncbi request reprint Change in women's body mass index and waist circumference, 1997 to 2002: the Nepean Study
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:183-6. 2005
    ..To investigate characteristics associated with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference stability over a five-year period in women with school-age children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Increased adiposity at diagnosis in younger children with type 1 diabetes does not persist
    Samantha L Clarke
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Care 29:1651-3. 2006
  22. doi request reprint IL-6, IL-8 and IL-10 levels in healthy weight and overweight children
    Charmaine S Tam
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Horm Res Paediatr 73:128-34. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to measure IL-6, IL-8 and IL-10 levels in healthy normal weight and overweight children at 8 and 15 years...
  23. doi request reprint Monitoring adherence to medication by measuring change in blood pressure
    Andrew Hayen
    Sydney School of Public Health A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Hypertension 56:612-6. 2010
    ..67). Monitoring blood pressure is poor at detecting nonadherence to blood pressure-lowering treatment. Further research should look at other methods of assessing adherence...
  24. pmc Test performance of faecal occult blood testing for the detection of bowel cancer in people with chronic kidney disease (DETECT) protocol
    Germaine Wong
    Sydney School of Public Health University of Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:516. 2011
    ..Among those with CKD, the effectiveness, the efficacy and patients' preferences for cancer screening are unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Motherhood meets epidemiology: measuring risk factors for breast-feeding cessation
    Jennifer K Peat
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:1033-7. 2004
    ..To examine statistical models that have been used to predict the cessation of breast-feeding...
  26. ncbi request reprint Probability of coincident vaccination in the 24 or 48 hours preceding sudden infant death syndrome death in Australia
    Julia M L Brotherton
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatrics 115:e643-6. 2005
    ..This study aimed to determine the probability that an Australian infant who has died of SIDS was vaccinated in the days before death...
  27. pmc The accuracy of clinical symptoms and signs for the diagnosis of serious bacterial infection in young febrile children: prospective cohort study of 15 781 febrile illnesses
    Jonathan C Craig
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMJ 340:c1594. 2010
    ..Design Two year prospective cohort study. Setting The emergency department of The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia...
  28. doi request reprint Cardiac testing for coronary artery disease in potential kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review of test accuracy studies
    Louis W Wang
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:476-87. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death after kidney transplant. Screening for coronary artery disease is integral to pretransplant evaluation, although the relative performance of different tests is uncertain...
  29. doi request reprint Appropriate statistical methods are required to assess diagnostic tests for replacement, add-on, and triage
    Andrew Hayen
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:883-91. 2010
    ..To explain which measures of accuracy and which statistical methods should be used in studies to assess the value of a new binary test as a replacement test, an add-on test, or a triage test...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence of vitamin D deficiency rickets among Australian children: an Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit study
    Craig F Munns
    Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:466-8. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of and factors associated with vitamin D deficiency rickets in Australian children...
  31. doi request reprint Geographic mapping as a tool for identifying communities at high risk of fire and burn injuries in children
    Roslyn G Poulos
    The School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Burns 35:417-24. 2009
    ..Mapping the occurrence of injury gives injury practitioners the opportunity to identify high risk communities for further investigation of risk factors and implementation of targeted interventions within a defined area...
  32. pmc Association of CKD and cancer risk in older people
    Germaine Wong
    National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Renal Medicine, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1341-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, moderate CKD (stage 3) may be an independent risk factor for the development of cancer among older men but not women, and the effect of CKD on risk may vary for different types of cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Association between different restraint use and rear-seated child passenger fatalities: a matched cohort study
    Wei Du
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1085-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between restraint use and death in rear-seated child passengers and to examine whether the estimated association varies by restraint type and age...
  34. doi request reprint Mixed models showed no need for initial response monitoring after starting antihypertensive therapy
    Katy J L Bell
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:650-9. 2009
    ..To demonstrate how mixed models may be used to estimate treatment effects, and inform decisions on the need for monitoring initial response...
  35. pmc Area socioeconomic status and childhood injury morbidity in New South Wales, Australia
    Roslyn Poulos
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Inj Prev 13:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between child injury morbidity and socioeconomic status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospitalisation rates for road traffic injuries in child motor vehicle passengers in New South Wales, July 1998--June 2005
    Wei Du
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:515-8. 2007
    ..To analyse changes in the incidence of injuries requiring hospitalisation for child passengers in motor vehicle crashes...
  37. doi request reprint Statin therapy and carotid endarterectomy: a review of trends in New South Wales, 1990-2004
    David A Robinson
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 79:456-61. 2009
    ..Hence, our aim was to look at the numbers of carotid interventions in our State to see whether this trend was more pervasive and to look at trends in statin prescriptions over the same time-course...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sport- or leisure-related injury hospital admissions: do we need to get more out of being struck?
    Rebecca Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:498-505. 2006
    ..These recommendations have national and international implications as ICD-10 is widely used to classify hospitalised morbidity data...
  39. ncbi request reprint Continuous NSW health survey: quarterly report on health status, health behaviours, and risk factors
    Lara Harvey
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health, NSW Department of Health
    N S W Public Health Bull 14:144-6. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of organellar proteomes: a guide to subcellular proteomic fractionation and analysis
    Edwin Ho
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Proteomics 6:5746-57. 2006
    ..Our results show that to fully explore subcellular fractions of the proteome, specific analytical strategies should be employed. We outline strategies for all 22 subcellular compartments...
  41. doi request reprint Comparison of methods to correct the miscounting of multiple episodes of care when estimating the incidence of hospitalised injury in child motor vehicle passengers
    Wei Du
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 2052 NSW, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1563-8. 2008
    ..However, the correction criterion which is optimal may vary depending on different study objectives and different types of hospitalised injuries...
  42. ncbi request reprint Determining the intra- and inter-observer reliability of screening tools used in sports injury research
    Andrew Hayen
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 10:201-10. 2007
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Declines in Australian suicide: a reanalysis of Mcphedran and Baker (2008)
    Simon Chapman
    Health Policy 88:152-4. 2008