Nikki C Bush

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Publications

  1. pmc Dietary calcium intake is associated with less gain in intra-abdominal adipose tissue over 1 year
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2101-4. 2010
  2. pmc Higher maternal gestational glucose concentration is associated with lower offspring insulin sensitivity and altered beta-cell function
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E803-9. 2011
  3. pmc Glucose metabolism and diet predict changes in adiposity and fat distribution in weight-reduced women
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1532-7. 2010
  4. pmc Ethnicity and weight status affect the accuracy of proxy indices of insulin sensitivity
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2739-44. 2008
  5. pmc Insulin sensitivity in African-American and white women: association with inflammation
    Tanya C Hyatt
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:276-82. 2009
  6. pmc Maternal glucose concentration during pregnancy predicts fat and lean mass of prepubertal offspring
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:741-5. 2011
  7. pmc Associations among body size dissatisfaction, perceived dietary control, and diet history in African American and European American women
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Eat Behav 10:202-8. 2009
  8. pmc Vitamin D intake is associated with insulin sensitivity in African American, but not European American, women
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1625 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 7:28. 2010
  9. pmc Insulin sensitivity affects propensity to obesity in an ethnic-specific manner: results from two controlled weight loss intervention studies
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:3. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is lower among African Americans and is independently related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 429 Webb Building, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Diabetes 54:2772-8. 2005

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Publications10

  1. pmc Dietary calcium intake is associated with less gain in intra-abdominal adipose tissue over 1 year
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2101-4. 2010
    ..Further investigation is needed to verify these findings and determine the calcium intake needed to exert beneficial effects on fat distribution...
  2. pmc Higher maternal gestational glucose concentration is associated with lower offspring insulin sensitivity and altered beta-cell function
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E803-9. 2011
    ..However, studies examining the effects of maternal glucose concentration on measures of insulin sensitivity and β-cell response in prepubertal children are limited...
  3. pmc Glucose metabolism and diet predict changes in adiposity and fat distribution in weight-reduced women
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1532-7. 2010
    ..The potential association between indexes of glucose disposal and changes in fat distribution warrants further study...
  4. pmc Ethnicity and weight status affect the accuracy of proxy indices of insulin sensitivity
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2739-44. 2008
    ..If proxy indices are used in multiethnic populations, or in populations including both lean and overweight/obese subjects, data should be interpreted with caution...
  5. pmc Insulin sensitivity in African-American and white women: association with inflammation
    Tanya C Hyatt
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:276-82. 2009
    ..001). In conclusion, greater IAAT among whites may be associated with greater inflammation. Insulin sensitivity was lower among African Americans, independent of obesity, fat distribution, and inflammation...
  6. pmc Maternal glucose concentration during pregnancy predicts fat and lean mass of prepubertal offspring
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:741-5. 2011
    ..A secondary goal was to examine whether the association between maternal glucose and children's body fat was independent of energy intake, energy expenditure, or physical activity...
  7. pmc Associations among body size dissatisfaction, perceived dietary control, and diet history in African American and European American women
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Eat Behav 10:202-8. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Vitamin D intake is associated with insulin sensitivity in African American, but not European American, women
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1625 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 7:28. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that dietary vitamin D would be associated with a robust measure of insulin sensitivity in AA and EA women...
  9. pmc Insulin sensitivity affects propensity to obesity in an ethnic-specific manner: results from two controlled weight loss intervention studies
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:3. 2013
    ..abstract:..
  10. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is lower among African Americans and is independently related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 429 Webb Building, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Diabetes 54:2772-8. 2005
    ..In addition, higher acute insulin response to glucose explained lower adiponectin among African-American children...