Constadina Panagiotopoulos

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Habitual moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is inversely associated with insulin resistance in Canadian first nations youth
    Marc S Mitchell
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:254-65. 2010
  2. pmc The impact of Action Schools! BC on the health of Aboriginal children and youth living in rural and remote communities in British Columbia
    Dona Tomlin
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17999. 2012
  3. pmc The centre for healthy weights--shapedown BC: a family-centered, multidisciplinary program that reduces weight gain in obese children over the short-term
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4662-78. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is a sensitive screening tool for assessment of metabolic syndrome risk in children treated with second-generation antipsychotics
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 57:34-44. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes screening of children in a remote First Nations community on the west coast of Canada: challenges and solutions
    C Panagiotopoulos
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 7:771. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of obesity and glucose intolerance in youth treated with second-generation antipsychotic medications
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:743-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for medication-induced diabetes and type 2 diabetes
    Shazhan Amed
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:291-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Differing clinical features in Aboriginal vs. non-Aboriginal children presenting with type 2 diabetes
    Shazhan Amed
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:470-5. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and the components of metabolic syndrome in Canadian Tsimshian Nation youth
    Alexandra Zorzi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 14:61-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Childhood obesity and cardiovascular dysfunction
    Anita T Cote
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:1309-19. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Habitual moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is inversely associated with insulin resistance in Canadian first nations youth
    Marc S Mitchell
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:254-65. 2010
    ..44, p < .01). From the regression model, 30 min of habitual MVPA corresponded to HOMA-IR levels that were 15% lower. In conclusion, these findings suggest that active First Nations youth have lower HOMA-IR values...
  2. pmc The impact of Action Schools! BC on the health of Aboriginal children and youth living in rural and remote communities in British Columbia
    Dona Tomlin
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17999. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc The centre for healthy weights--shapedown BC: a family-centered, multidisciplinary program that reduces weight gain in obese children over the short-term
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4662-78. 2011
    ..These data also emphasize the need for ongoing evaluation to assess the long-term implications of this unique program and ultimately optimize utilization of governmental resources...
  4. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is a sensitive screening tool for assessment of metabolic syndrome risk in children treated with second-generation antipsychotics
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 57:34-44. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes screening of children in a remote First Nations community on the west coast of Canada: challenges and solutions
    C Panagiotopoulos
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 7:771. 2007
    ..This is best achieved with appropriate dialogue, care, respect and planning to overcome the sociological, ethical and practical challenges...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of obesity and glucose intolerance in youth treated with second-generation antipsychotic medications
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:743-9. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of obesity, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and type 2 diabetes between second-generation antipsychotic (SGA)-treated and -naive youth...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for medication-induced diabetes and type 2 diabetes
    Shazhan Amed
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:291-6. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence of risk factors in children aged <18 years diagnosed with medication-induced diabetes mellitus versus those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes...
  8. doi request reprint Differing clinical features in Aboriginal vs. non-Aboriginal children presenting with type 2 diabetes
    Shazhan Amed
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:470-5. 2012
    ..This study compares clinical features of T2D at diagnosis in Aboriginal children with Caucasian children and children from other high-risk ethnic groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and the components of metabolic syndrome in Canadian Tsimshian Nation youth
    Alexandra Zorzi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 14:61-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of obesity, glucose intolerance and the components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Tsimshian Nation youth living in 3 remote coastal communities...
  10. doi request reprint Childhood obesity and cardiovascular dysfunction
    Anita T Cote
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:1309-19. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Implementing a whole school physical activity and healthy eating model in rural and remote first nations schools: a process evaluation of action schools! BC
    Patti Jean Naylor
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1296. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the feasibility and implementation of AS! BC in 3 remote Aboriginal communities in northern British Columbia...
  12. doi request reprint A naturalistic study of predictors and risks of atypical antipsychotic use in an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder clinic
    Margaret Weiss
    University of British Columbia, and Provincial ADHD Program, Department of Psychiatry, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:575-82. 2009
    ..This was an exploratory study to examine the use of atypical antipsychotics in an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) clinic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine treatment in youth is associated with decreased insulin secretion
    Ying Fai Ngai
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia Child and Family Research Institute Departments of Surgery, and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 34:359-64. 2014
    ..Prospective longitudinal studies are required to understand the progression of β-cell dysfunction after quetiapine initiation. ..
  14. pmc Barriers and facilitators to implementation of a metabolic monitoring protocol in hospital and community settings for second-generation antipsychotic-treated youth
    Rebecca Ronsley
    Medical Student, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Research Assistant, Department of Pediatrics, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:134-41. 2011
    ..1) Assess perceived barriers associated with metabolic monitoring in second-generation antipsychotic (SGA)-treated youth; and 2) Propose a metabolic monitoring protocol (MMP) and implementation strategies...
  15. pmc First do no Harm: Promoting an Evidence-Based Approach to Atypical Antipsychotic use in Children and Adolescents
    Constadina Panagiotopoulos
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and Endocrinologist, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:124-37. 2010
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  16. pmc Prevalence of type 2 diabetes, obesity and the metabolic syndrome among Canadian First Nations children in a remote Pacific coast community
    Gita Wahi
    Department of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, University of British Columbia, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Paediatr Child Health 14:79-83. 2009
    ..Although the prevalence of T2D in First Nations children has been documented to be as high as 1% in central Canada, no paediatric data are available for any Aboriginal community in British Columbia (BC)...
  17. pmc Health Information Preference among Youth and Caregivers related to Second-Generation Antipsychotic Treatment
    Yan Xu
    Medical Student, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario Research Assistant, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:302-9. 2012
    ..To determine the health information-seeking preferences of youth with mental health challenges and their caregivers, focusing on health literacy needs related to second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs)...
  18. pmc Type 2 diabetes, medication-induced diabetes, and monogenic diabetes in Canadian children: a prospective national surveillance study
    Shazhan Amed
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Diabetes Care 33:786-91. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Aircraft loading and freezer enhancements: lessons for medical research in remote communities
    Roy Gagnon
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, BC Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Air Med J 27:188-92. 2008
    ..In Canada, many of these children live in remote villages accessible only by float plane. Because T2D has many long-term health implications, prevention and early identification are critical...