Kwok Leung Ong

Summary

Affiliation: The Heart Research Institute
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term fenofibrate therapy increases fibroblast growth factor 21 and retinol-binding protein 4 in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4701-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Arthritis: its prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular diseases in the United States, 1999 to 2008
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 23:80-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association of lower total bilirubin level with statin usage: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, 7 Eliza Street, Newtown, Sydney, NSW 2042, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 219:728-33. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Trends in C-reactive protein levels in US adults from 1999 to 2010
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1430-42. 2013
  5. pmc Relationship of pericardial fat with biomarkers of inflammation and hemostasis, and cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 239:386-92. 2015
  6. doi request reprint The relationship of fibroblast growth factor 21 with cardiovascular outcome events in the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes study
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Diabetologia 58:464-73. 2015
  7. pmc The relationship between total bilirubin levels and total mortality in older adults: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e94479. 2014
  8. pmc The relationship between insulin resistance and vascular calcification in coronary arteries, and the thoracic and abdominal aorta: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 236:257-62. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular drugs that increase the risk of new-onset diabetes
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am Heart J 167:421-8. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Effect of change in body weight on incident diabetes mellitus in patients with stable coronary artery disease treated with atorvastatin (from the treating to new targets study)
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 113:1593-8. 2014

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Long-term fenofibrate therapy increases fibroblast growth factor 21 and retinol-binding protein 4 in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4701-8. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Arthritis: its prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular diseases in the United States, 1999 to 2008
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 23:80-6. 2013
    ..However, there are limited epidemiologic studies on arthritis in a national survey study. We therefore investigated the prevalence of self-reported arthritis and its association with CVDs...
  3. doi request reprint Association of lower total bilirubin level with statin usage: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, 7 Eliza Street, Newtown, Sydney, NSW 2042, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 219:728-33. 2011
    ..As statins can stimulate heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1), which increases bilirubin production, we investigated whether statins in routine use increase total bilirubin levels in subjects at high cardiovascular risk...
  4. doi request reprint Trends in C-reactive protein levels in US adults from 1999 to 2010
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1430-42. 2013
    ..Such trends may be explained in part by the increasing use of medications such as statins, which can increase bilirubin levels and decrease CRP levels...
  5. pmc Relationship of pericardial fat with biomarkers of inflammation and hemostasis, and cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 239:386-92. 2015
    ..We investigated the associations of pericardial fat with inflammation and hemostasis biomarkers, as well as incident CVD events, and whether there are any ethnic differences in these associations...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship of fibroblast growth factor 21 with cardiovascular outcome events in the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes study
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Diabetologia 58:464-73. 2015
    ..This study investigated the relationship of plasma FGF21 levels with cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  7. pmc The relationship between total bilirubin levels and total mortality in older adults: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e94479. 2014
    ..We therefore investigated the association of total bilirubin levels with total mortality in a nationally representative sample of older adults from the general population...
  8. pmc The relationship between insulin resistance and vascular calcification in coronary arteries, and the thoracic and abdominal aorta: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 236:257-62. 2014
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular drugs that increase the risk of new-onset diabetes
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am Heart J 167:421-8. 2014
    ..For thiazide diuretics and particularly statins, benefit in terms of CV event reduction outweighs the risk of NOD...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of change in body weight on incident diabetes mellitus in patients with stable coronary artery disease treated with atorvastatin (from the treating to new targets study)
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 113:1593-8. 2014
    ..In conclusion, 1-year change in body weight is predictive of NODM in patients who underwent statin therapy from the TNT trial. Our study highlights the importance of weight control as a lifestyle measure to prevent statin-related NODM...