N W Cheung

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Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Population health significance of gestational diabetes
    N Wah Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Care 26:2005-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Sliding scale insulin: will the false idol finally fall?
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research and Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 40:662-4. 2010
  3. pmc Fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing dysfunction management in acute stroke: A cluster randomised controlled trial of knowledge transfer
    Sandy Middleton
    St Vincents and Mater Health Sydney, Victoria St, Darlinghurst, 2010, NSW, Australia
    Implement Sci 4:16. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between admission blood glucose levels and hospital mortality
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetologia 51:952-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of diabetes clinics with different emphasis on routine care, complications assessment and shared care
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 25:974-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A pilot randomised controlled trial of resistance exercise bands in the management of sedentary subjects with type 2 diabetes
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:e68-71. 2009
  7. pmc The management of gestational diabetes
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:153-64. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Position statement of the Australian Diabetes Society: individualisation of glycated haemoglobin targets for adults with diabetes mellitus
    N Wah Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:339-44. 2009
  9. doi request reprint A pilot structured behavioural intervention trial to increase physical activity among women with recent gestational diabetes
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:e27-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of a dedicated hospital subcutaneous insulin prescription chart: effect on glycaemic control
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:337-41. 2011

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Population health significance of gestational diabetes
    N Wah Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Care 26:2005-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to determine the population health significance of GDM by estimating the proportion of cases of diabetes in women that would have been preceded by a pregnancy complicated by GDM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sliding scale insulin: will the false idol finally fall?
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research and Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 40:662-4. 2010
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  3. pmc Fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing dysfunction management in acute stroke: A cluster randomised controlled trial of knowledge transfer
    Sandy Middleton
    St Vincents and Mater Health Sydney, Victoria St, Darlinghurst, 2010, NSW, Australia
    Implement Sci 4:16. 2009
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: Australia New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR) No: ACTRN12608000563369...
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between admission blood glucose levels and hospital mortality
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetologia 51:952-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between blood glucose level (BGL) on admission with mortality rates among patients admitted to hospital through the Emergency Department...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of diabetes clinics with different emphasis on routine care, complications assessment and shared care
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 25:974-8. 2008
    ..To compare clinical outcomes of patients attending diabetes clinics with different models of care...
  6. doi request reprint A pilot randomised controlled trial of resistance exercise bands in the management of sedentary subjects with type 2 diabetes
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:e68-71. 2009
    ..The intervention did not improve HbA1c, anthropometric variables or functional capacity. We conclude that short-term use of exercise bands does not improve glycaemic control...
  7. pmc The management of gestational diabetes
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:153-64. 2009
    ..Whilst short-term data have not demonstrated adverse effects of glyburide and metformin on the fetus, and they are increasingly being used in pregnancy, there remain long-term concerns regarding their potential for harm...
  8. ncbi request reprint Position statement of the Australian Diabetes Society: individualisation of glycated haemoglobin targets for adults with diabetes mellitus
    N Wah Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:339-44. 2009
    ..Management of diabetes also includes: adequate control of other cardiovascular risk factors, including weight, blood pressure and lipid serum levels; antiplatelet therapy; and smoking cessation...
  9. doi request reprint A pilot structured behavioural intervention trial to increase physical activity among women with recent gestational diabetes
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:e27-9. 2011
    ..Increases in achievement of physical activity targets were not attained. Recruitment and subject retention were identified as major challenges...
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of a dedicated hospital subcutaneous insulin prescription chart: effect on glycaemic control
    N W Cheung
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:337-41. 2011
    ..2 ± 35.7 vs. 29.4 ± 51.4 u nits/patient, p = 0.02). We conclude that the use of a dedicated hospital subcutaneous insulin prescription chart can reduce hypoglycaemia and improve some measures of glycaemic control...
  11. doi request reprint Glucose control during acute myocardial infarction
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:345-8. 2008
    ..This review examines the results of these trials and other data to support the case for tight glycaemic control in patients with myocardial infarction...
  12. doi request reprint What glucose target should we aim for in myocardial infarction?
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:411-5. 2008
    ..We suggest that this might be an appropriate glucose target to aim for in the peri-infarct period...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is parity associated with earlier diagnosis of type 2 diabetes?
    N W Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 66:287-91. 2004
    ..Earlier population studies have produced discrepant findings. The aim of the current study was to investigate this question by examining the relationship between parity and the age of diagnosis of diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia is associated with adverse outcomes in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2367-71. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether elevated blood glucose levels are associated with adverse outcomes in patients receiving TPN...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes: the significance of persistent fasting hyperglycemia for the subsequent development of diabetes mellitus
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    J Diabetes Complications 20:21-5. 2006
    ..5, 95% CI=0.5-3.8, NS). We conclude that the need for bedtime insulin, reflecting persistent fasting hyperglycemia in a GDM pregnancy, is highly predictive for the development of subsequent DM...
  16. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy: a wolf in sheep's clothing
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:479-83. 2005
    ..There is a need to highlight the dangers of type 2 diabetes in pregnancy to both patients and medical practitioners. Peri-conception care needs to improve to achieve better pregnancy outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Australian carbohydrate intolerance study in pregnant women: implications for the management of gestational diabetes
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:484-5. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint The Hyperglycemia: Intensive Insulin Infusion in Infarction (HI-5) study: a randomized controlled trial of insulin infusion therapy for myocardial infarction
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Diabetes Care 29:765-70. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to determine whether improved glycemic control, achieved through an insulin/dextrose infusion with a variable rate of insulin, reduces mortality among hyperglycemic patients with AMI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Participation in cardiovascular risk factor and cancer screening among Australian Chinese
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:147-52. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the participation of Australian Chinese in cardiovascular risk factor and cancer screening...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of insulin infusion on electrocardiographic findings following acute myocardial infarction: importance of glycaemic control
    R M Gan
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabet Med 26:174-6. 2009
    ..To determine the effects of insulin infusion and blood glucose levels during acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on electrocardiographic (ECG) features of myocardial electrical activity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of international and New Zealand guidelines for the care of pregnant women with diabetes
    W A Cutchie
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 23:460-8. 2006
    ..To compare international guidelines for the care of women with diabetes and pregnancy with reported current practice among New Zealand tertiary centres...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glycometabolic status and acute myocardial infarction: has the time come for glucose-insulin-(potassium) therapy?
    V Wong
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 33:443-9. 2003
    ..More evidence will be required from further clinical trials before it is adopted in routine clinical practice...
  23. doi request reprint Synergistic effects of genetic beta cell dysfunction and maternal glucose intolerance on offspring metabolic phenotype in mice
    S M Lau
    Diabetes and Transcription Factors Group, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Diabetologia 54:910-21. 2011
    ..In this study, we used a murine model of beta cell dysfunction to examine the effects of maternal GDM on phenotype in male offspring with and without an inherited predisposition for beta cell dysfunction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Letter regarding "Comparison of blood glucose meters in Australia" [Diab. Res. Clin. Pract., doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2005.05.13]
    N W Cheung
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:216-7; author reply 218. 2006