Katherine M Conigrave

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of drinking patterns in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes among men
    K M Conigrave
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 50:2390-5. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint CDT, GGT, and AST as markers of alcohol use: the WHO/ISBRA collaborative project
    Katherine M Conigrave
    Drug and Alcohol Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Sydney, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:332-9. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Improving services for prevention and treatment of substance misuse for Aboriginal communities in a Sydney Area Health Service
    Katharine E Teasdale
    Drug Health Services, Sydney South West Area Health Service SSWAHS, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:152-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Katherine M Conigrave
    School of Public Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Treat Endocrinol 2:145-52. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional markers of excessive alcohol use
    Katherine M Conigrave
    Drug Heath Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 98:31-43. 2003
  6. pmc Genetical genomic determinants of alcohol consumption in rats and humans
    Boris Tabakoff
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    BMC Biol 7:70. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Staff perceptions of syringe dispensing machines in Australia: a pilot study
    M Mofizul Islam
    Medicine STD HIV, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 44:490-501. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Hazardous alcohol consumption and other barriers to antiviral treatment among hepatitis C positive people receiving opioid maintenance treatment
    Bianca Watson
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:231-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative screening for excessive alcohol consumption among patients scheduled for elective surgery
    Swati Shourie
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:119-25. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The cost of providing primary health-care services from a needle and syringe program: a case study
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:312-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of drinking patterns in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes among men
    K M Conigrave
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 50:2390-5. 2001
    ..Our findings suggested that frequent alcohol consumption conveys the greatest protection against type 2 diabetes, even if the level of consumption per drinking day is low. Beverage choice did not alter risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint CDT, GGT, and AST as markers of alcohol use: the WHO/ISBRA collaborative project
    Katherine M Conigrave
    Drug and Alcohol Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Sydney, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:332-9. 2002
    ..The WHO/ISBRA Collaborative Study allows assessment and comparison of CDT, GGT, and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) as markers of drinking in a large, well-characterized, multicenter sample...
  3. doi request reprint Improving services for prevention and treatment of substance misuse for Aboriginal communities in a Sydney Area Health Service
    Katharine E Teasdale
    Drug Health Services, Sydney South West Area Health Service SSWAHS, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:152-9. 2008
    ..We assessed acceptability and accessibility of mainstream services for Aboriginal Australians with alcohol or drug use disorders in an urban Area Health Service (AHS). We identified priorities for improvement and an implementation plan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Katherine M Conigrave
    School of Public Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Treat Endocrinol 2:145-52. 2003
    ..In moderate amounts, drinking is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes, whereas in higher amounts with an increased risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional markers of excessive alcohol use
    Katherine M Conigrave
    Drug Heath Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 98:31-43. 2003
    ..Here we review the nature of these markers' association with alcohol use, their practical application in detecting, assessing or monitoring drinking and increases in understanding of these markers in the past 10 years...
  6. pmc Genetical genomic determinants of alcohol consumption in rats and humans
    Boris Tabakoff
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    BMC Biol 7:70. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Staff perceptions of syringe dispensing machines in Australia: a pilot study
    M Mofizul Islam
    Medicine STD HIV, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 44:490-501. 2009
    ..This study obtained the feedback of health staff of NSPs, other sectors of Drug Misuse Treatment Services and of other health services adjoining dispensing machines on the role and effectiveness of dispensing machines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hazardous alcohol consumption and other barriers to antiviral treatment among hepatitis C positive people receiving opioid maintenance treatment
    Bianca Watson
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:231-9. 2007
    ..Brief intervention for alcohol use problems was acceptable to OMT patients, and warrants further study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative screening for excessive alcohol consumption among patients scheduled for elective surgery
    Swati Shourie
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:119-25. 2007
    ..The role of the referring general practitioner and of printed advice from the surgeon in preparing patients for surgery needs further investigation...
  10. doi request reprint The cost of providing primary health-care services from a needle and syringe program: a case study
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:312-9. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Healthcare utilisation and disclosure of injecting drug use among clients of Australia's needle and syringe programs
    M Mofizul Islam
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:148-54. 2013
    ..Health service utilisation was examined among participants in the Australian Needle and Syringe Program Survey (ANSPS), an annual cross-sectional sero-survey of needle syringe program (NSP) attendees...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combining carbohydrate-deficient transferrin and gamma-glutamyltransferase to increase diagnostic accuracy for problem drinking
    Jack Chen
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:574-82. 2003
    ..To examine methods for combining quantitative results for serum carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT), gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and/or aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and refining these by inclusion of patient characteristics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Heavy cannabis use and depressive symptoms in three Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
    K S Kylie Lee
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:605-8. 2008
    ..To determine the extent to which depressive symptoms are associated with heavy cannabis use in an Aboriginal population in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory...
  14. doi request reprint Promising performance of a juvenile justice diversion programme in remote Aboriginal communities, Northern Territory, Australia
    Alan R Clough
    James Cook University, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:433-8. 2008
    ..As no evaluations of such programmes have been published, we describe processes and early outcomes of a diversion programme in the Northern Territory...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a tailored intervention for excessive alcohol consumption prior to elective surgery
    Swati Shourie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:643-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a tailored pre-operative intervention for excessive alcohol consumption in reducing post-operative complications and alcohol consumption thereafter...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risk for ischemic stroke in men: the role of drinking patterns and usual beverage
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:11-9. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk for ischemic stroke remains controversial, as do the roles of beverage type and drinking pattern...
  17. doi request reprint The accessibility, acceptability, health impact and cost implications of primary healthcare outlets that target injecting drug users: a narrative synthesis of literature
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 23:94-102. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, an integrative literature review of IDU-targeted PHC may provide useful insights into the range of operational models and strategies to enhance the accessibility and acceptability of these services to the target population...
  18. doi request reprint Five-year longitudinal study of cannabis users in three remote Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
    K S Kylie Lee
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:623-30. 2009
    ..To examine predictors of cannabis use at 5 year follow up in an Australian Aboriginal cohort...
  19. doi request reprint Harm reduction healthcare: from an alternative to the mainstream platform?
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:131-3. 2010
    ..Because of the various barriers to mainstreaming, any steps towards mainstreaming should be taken whilst maintaining the option of continuing the current targeted harm reduction services...
  20. doi request reprint Characteristics and comorbidity of drug and alcohol-related emergency department presentations detected by nursing triage text
    Devon Indig
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Justice Health, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 105:897-906. 2010
    ..This study used nursing triage text to detect drug- and alcohol-related emergency department (ED) presentations and describe their patient and service delivery characteristics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Wa! Ningeningma arakba akina da! (Oh! Now I know, that's it!)
    K S Kylie Lee
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:113-6. 2008
    ..To successfully disseminate research findings in these communities, it is critical to undertake comprehensive community liaison, to find common conceptual understandings and to build the skills of local Indigenous researchers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-driven preventive youth initiative in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
    K S Kylie Lee
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:75-82. 2008
    ..The Youth Development Unit provided a range of training, recreational and cultural activities within a community development framework to all young people in the community...
  23. ncbi request reprint The role of an Aboriginal women's group in meeting the high needs of clients attending outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment
    Kim San Kylie Lee
    Discipline of Addiction Medicine, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:618-26. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Opioid substitution therapy clients' preferences for targeted versus general primary health-care outlets
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:211-4. 2013
    ..This study examined OST clients' current main source and preferred future outlets of PHC services and correlates of preferences...
  25. doi request reprint Are primary health care centres that target injecting drug users attracting and serving the clients they are designed for? A case study from Sydney, Australia
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 24:326-32. 2013
    ..However, no data are available on the characteristics of clients who utilise such services, or the effectiveness of these services in facilitating prevention or treatment...
  26. doi request reprint Smoking or alcohol dependence among Indigenous Australians: treatment may be needed, not just education
    Katherine M Conigrave
    Drug Health Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 21:626-31. 2012
    ....
  27. pmc Translation of tobacco policy into practice in disadvantaged and marginalized subpopulations: a study of challenges and opportunities in remote Australian Indigenous communities
    Jan A Robertson
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:23. 2012
    ..This study identifies challenges and opportunities to implementing these important new tobacco initiatives in remote Indigenous communities...
  28. doi request reprint Linkage into specialist hepatitis C treatment services of injecting drug users attending a needle syringe program-based primary healthcare centre
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:440-5. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Can we measure daily tobacco consumption in remote indigenous communities? Comparing self-reported tobacco consumption with community-level estimates in an Arnhem Land study
    Alan R Clough
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4870, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:166-72. 2011
    ..We compared self-reported tobacco consumption with community-level estimates in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Detection of and intervention for excessive alcohol and tobacco use among adult hospital in-patients
    Swati Shourie
    The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:127-33. 2007
    ..Further improvement is required in the rates of detection and interventions for alcohol use disorders and smoking in the hospital setting...
  31. pmc The effects of alcohol consumption, psychological distress and smoking status on emergency department presentations in New South Wales, Australia
    Devon Indig
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:46. 2007
    ..This paper examines the population-level associations and interactions between alcohol consumption, psychological distress and smoking status with having presented to an emergency department in the last 12 months...
  32. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption patterns and HbA1c, C-peptide and insulin concentrations in men
    Katie A Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:185-94. 2003
    ..We examined the relations of alcohol consumption patterns-including average daily consumption, frequency of consumption and drinking with meals-to fasting insulin, fasting c-peptide and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)...
  33. doi request reprint Improving alcohol and tobacco history taking by junior medical officers
    Elizabeth M Proude
    Drug Health Services, Page Building, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050 Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:320-5. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the effectiveness of individual feedback and group feedback in improving recording, assessment, and management of risky alcohol use and of tobacco smoking by Junior Medical Officers (JMOs)...
  34. pmc The relationship between self-reported alcohol intake and the morbidities managed by GPs in Australia
    Elizabeth M Proude
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:17. 2006
    ..Historically, detection rates of problem drinking have been low in general practice, producing lower prevalence estimates of heavy drinking than expected from population surveys...
  35. pmc Effectiveness of skills-based training using the Drink-less package to increase family practitioner confidence in intervening for alcohol use disorders
    Elizabeth M Proude
    Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 6:8. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Client satisfaction and risk behaviours of the users of syringe dispensing machines: a pilot study
    Mofizul Islam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:13-9. 2008
    ..The study examines risk behaviours of the users of syringe dispensing machines (SDMs) and evaluates the usefulness of these machines in providing injecting drug users (IDUs) with sterile injecting equipment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived problem with alcohol use among opioid substitution treatment clients
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:2018-21. 2013
    ..This study examines patterns of alcohol consumption among OST clients, perceptions of their own use and correlates of excess consumption...
  38. doi request reprint The reliability of sensitive information provided by injecting drug users in a clinical setting: clinician-administered versus audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI)
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 24:1496-503. 2012
    ..Adoption of a universal precautionary approach to complement individually tailored assessment of and advice regarding health risk behaviours for IDUs may address this issue...
  39. ncbi request reprint The influence of structured education and clinical experience on the attitudes of medical students towards substance misusers
    Edmund Silins
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:191-200. 2007
    ..Findings support the provision of structured drug and alcohol education and supported clinical experience for every medical student if appropriate evidence-based treatment is to be provided...
  40. ncbi request reprint An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink drivers
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:65-74. 2008
    ..SDP combines educational components and elements of group cognitive behavioural therapy in relation to drink driving behaviour. It is delivered in conjunction with punitive sanctions...
  41. doi request reprint Pressing need for more evidence to guide efforts to address substance use among young Indigenous Australians
    K S Kylie Lee
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:87-97. 2013
    ..There are no systematic reviews available to guide the delivery of programs to prevent or address substance misuse among young Indigenous Australians..
  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in China
    Johanne Cochrane
    School of Public Health and Disciplines of Medicine and Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:537-42. 2003
    ..Here we review English- and Chinese-language publications on the prevalence of alcohol consumption and related problems in China, and treatment and control measures to reduce these...
  43. ncbi request reprint The long-term effectiveness of brief interventions for unsafe alcohol consumption: a 10-year follow-up
    Sonia E Wutzke
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 97:665-75. 2002
    ..To examine the long-term impact of brief and early interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption...
  44. ncbi request reprint Roles of drinking pattern and type of alcohol consumed in coronary heart disease in men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:109-18. 2003
    ..Although moderate drinking confers a decreased risk of myocardial infarction, the roles of the drinking pattern and type of beverage remain unclear...
  45. ncbi request reprint HIV and sexual risk behaviors among recognized high-risk groups in Bangladesh: need for a comprehensive prevention program
    Md Mofizul Islam
    Postgraduate student of Medicine STI HIV, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Infect Dis 12:363-70. 2008
    ..To examine trends in HIV and related risk behaviors among recognized high-risk groups in Bangladesh, the types and extent of prevention initiatives that have been undertaken, and highlight the immediate needs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use in remote Indigenous communities in Australia: endemic yet neglected
    K S Kylie Lee
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:228-9. 2009
    ..The effects of cannabis use on health and social adjustment are profound...
  47. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of mailed personalized feedback for problem drinkers in the emergency department: the short-term impact
    Alys Havard
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:523-31. 2012
    ..Mailed personalized feedback, which is likely to be more feasible, has been associated with reduced alcohol consumption in other settings, but its cost-effectiveness in the ED has not been examined...
  48. doi request reprint HIV awareness of outgoing female migrant workers of Bangladesh: a pilot study
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:940-6. 2010
    ..As growing numbers of female workers are moving overseas for work, government and other concerned agencies must take a pro-active role to raise their awareness of HIV/AIDS infection and of effective preventive measures...
  49. ncbi request reprint NSW Alcohol Summit: getting a better grip on our favourite drug
    Paul S Haber
    Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:521-2. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Do elective surgery patients use the internet to look for information about their condition?
    Elizabeth M Proude
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, and Drug Health Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 74:304-7. 2004
    ..As 54% of Australians have access to the internet, it might be expected that people scheduled for surgery would look for information on it. No reported Australian studies have quantified internet use by patients before surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint The Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre: a controversial public health measure
    Cate Kelly
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:552-4. 2002
    ..In this report, we provide a brief overview of the reported public health impact of supervising injecting facilities (SIFs) and review the history and early process evaluations of the Sydney Centre...
  52. pmc Using breath carbon monoxide to validate self-reported tobacco smoking in remote Australian Indigenous communities
    David J Maclaren
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 8:2. 2010
    ..This paper examines the specificity and sensitivity of a breath carbon monoxide (BCO) test and optimum BCO cutoff level for validating self-reported tobacco smoking in Indigenous Australians in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory (NT)...