X L Yang

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Lipid control and use of lipid-regulating drugs for prevention of cardiovascular events in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients: a prospective cohort study
    Rose Z W Ting
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:77. 2010
  2. pmc Lack of benefits for prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients--a longitudinal observational study
    Wilson Y Leung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:57. 2009
  3. doi White blood cell count and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:117-25. 2010
  4. pmc Impacts of chronic kidney disease and albuminuria on associations between coronary heart disease and its traditional risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients - the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:37. 2007
  5. ncbi Effects of chronic hyperglycaemia on incident stroke in Hong Kong Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:220-6. 2007
  6. pmc Additive interaction of hyperglycemia and albuminuria on risk of ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetes: Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Care 31:2294-300. 2008
  7. pmc Additive interaction between the renin-angiotensin system and lipid metabolism for cancer in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes 58:1518-25. 2009
  8. ncbi Undue increase in insulin resistance during pregnancy may manifest pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes
    X L Yang
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Horm Metab Res 36:655-61. 2004
  9. pmc Development and validation of a risk score for hospitalization for heart failure in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 7:9. 2008
  10. doi Use of sulphonylurea and cancer in type 2 diabetes-The Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:343-51. 2010

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Publications63

  1. pmc Lipid control and use of lipid-regulating drugs for prevention of cardiovascular events in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients: a prospective cohort study
    Rose Z W Ting
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:77. 2010
    ..Yet, the effectiveness of lipid regulating drugs in Asians is lacking. We examined the effects of lipid control and treatment with lipid regulating drugs on new onset of CVD in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients...
  2. pmc Lack of benefits for prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients--a longitudinal observational study
    Wilson Y Leung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:57. 2009
    ..This study examined the benefit and harm of low-dose aspirin (daily dose < 300 mg) in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  3. doi White blood cell count and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:117-25. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that RAS inhibitors may reduce cancer risk associated with high WBC in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  4. pmc Impacts of chronic kidney disease and albuminuria on associations between coronary heart disease and its traditional risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients - the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:37. 2007
    ..We used novel statistical analyses to examine how albuminuria and chronic kidney disease (CKD) may influence the effects of other risk factors on coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  5. ncbi Effects of chronic hyperglycaemia on incident stroke in Hong Kong Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:220-6. 2007
    ..It remains unclear whether hyperglycaemia as measured by HbA(1c) is a significant risk factor for stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  6. pmc Additive interaction of hyperglycemia and albuminuria on risk of ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetes: Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Care 31:2294-300. 2008
    ..The study aims to test whether biological interaction between hyperglycemia and albuminuria can explain the inconsistent findings from epidemiological studies and clinical trials about effects of hyperglycemia on stroke in type 2 diabetes...
  7. pmc Additive interaction between the renin-angiotensin system and lipid metabolism for cancer in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes 58:1518-25. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore interactions between these two systems in mediating cancer risk in type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi Undue increase in insulin resistance during pregnancy may manifest pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes
    X L Yang
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Horm Metab Res 36:655-61. 2004
  9. pmc Development and validation of a risk score for hospitalization for heart failure in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 7:9. 2008
    ..Based on the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry, this study aimed to develop and validate a risk score for predicting heart failure that needs hospitalisation in T2DM...
  10. doi Use of sulphonylurea and cancer in type 2 diabetes-The Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:343-51. 2010
    ..Hyperglycaemia is a risk factor for cancer and some sulphonylureas have anti-oxidant properties. This study examined associations between use of sulphonylureas and cancer...
  11. doi Low triglyceride and nonuse of statins is associated with cancer in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer 117:862-71. 2011
    ..In this analysis, the authors explored associations of cancer risk with high/low triglyceride in T2DM and possible modifying effects of statins on this risk association, if any...
  12. ncbi The effect of glucose levels on fetal birth weight: a study of Chinese gravidas in Tianjin, China
    Xilin Yang
    Tianjin Institute for Women s Health, Tianjin, China
    J Diabetes Complications 18:37-41. 2004
    ..It concludes that maternal glucose levels correlate with fetal birth weight and a glucose level of 7.8 mmol/l or more at the initial screening is predictive of macrosomia in Chinese gravidas regardless of GDM status...
  13. pmc Low HDL cholesterol, metformin use, and cancer risk in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Diabetes Care 34:375-80. 2011
    ..Both metformin and apolipoprotein A1 activate the AMPK signaling pathway. We hypothesize that the anticancer effects of metformin may be particularly evident in type 2 diabetic patients with low HDL cholesterol...
  14. pmc Low LDL cholesterol, albuminuria, and statins for the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Care 32:1826-32. 2009
    ..We explored the 1) interaction between low LDL cholesterol and albuminuria and 2) interaction between copresence of these two risk factors and statin use for cancer in type 2 diabetes...
  15. doi Development and validation of a total coronary heart disease risk score in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Am J Cardiol 101:596-601. 2008
    ..External validations are required in other Chinese populations...
  16. ncbi Development and validation of stroke risk equation for Hong Kong Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Care 30:65-70. 2007
    ..We sought to develop stroke risk equations for Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes in Hong Kong...
  17. ncbi Low plasma adiponectin level, white blood cell count and Helicobacter pylori titre independently predict abnormal pancreatic beta-cell function
    Wing Yee So
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:89-95. 2009
    ..These findings may explain the high risk for diabetes in Chinese population despite their relatively low adiposity...
  18. pmc Aldose reductase genotypes and cardiorenal complications: an 8-year prospective analysis of 1,074 type 2 diabetic patients
    Wing Yee So
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Care 31:2148-53. 2008
    ..In this expanded cohort, we examined their predictive roles on new onset of cardiorenal complications using a prospective design...
  19. doi Use of anti-diabetic drugs and glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes-tThe Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Peter C Y Tong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:346-52. 2008
    ..Early intensification of therapy and system improvement are needed to enhance the effectiveness of these drugs in clinical practice...
  20. ncbi The NCEP-ATPIII but not the IDF criteria for the metabolic syndrome identify Type 2 diabetic patients at increased risk of chronic kidney disease
    A O Y Luk
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Diabet Med 25:1419-25. 2008
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  21. doi Addressing different biases in analysing drug use on cancer risk in diabetes in non-clinical trial settings--what, why and how?
    X L Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Obes Metab 14:579-85. 2012
    ..In conclusion, drug use indication bias and prevalent user bias but not immortal time bias are major biases in the design and analysis of drug use effects among patients with diabetes in non-clinical trial settings...
  22. ncbi End-stage renal disease risk equations for Hong Kong Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes: Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    X L Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Diabetologia 49:2299-308. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate risk factors and develop risk equations for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes...
  23. ncbi Effects of treatment targets on subsequent cardiovascular events in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Alice P S Kong
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Care 30:953-9. 2007
    ..We examined risk associations between achieving treatment targets for glycemia, blood pressure and lipid control, and other risk factors on subsequent cardiovascular events in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. doi Predicting values of lipids and white blood cell count for all-site cancer in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:597-607. 2008
    ..The adjusted area under receiver operating characteristic curve was 0.712. In conclusion, BMI, lipids and WBC count have predicting values for cancer...
  25. ncbi Effects of albuminuria and renal dysfunction on development of dyslipidaemia in type 2 diabetes--the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2834-40. 2008
    ..2 mmol/l) and high LDL-C (>4.1 mmol/l) while renal dysfunction precedes the future development of low HDL-C (<0.9 mmol/l) in type 2 diabetes...
  26. doi Erectile dysfunction predicts coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes
    Ronald Ching Wan Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2045-50. 2008
    ..We examined the predictive power of erectile dysfunction (ED) on coronary heart disease (CHD) events in Chinese men with type 2 diabetes...
  27. doi Development and validation of an all-cause mortality risk score in type 2 diabetes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Intern Med 168:451-7. 2008
    ..Diabetes reduces life expectancy by 10 to 12 years, but whether death can be predicted in type 2 diabetes mellitus remains uncertain...
  28. doi Sleep duration and hyperglycemia among obese and nonobese children aged 3 to 6 years
    Zhen Tian
    Tianjin Women and Children s Health Center, Tianjin, China
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:46-52. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between sleep duration and risk of hyperglycemia among preschool Chinese children...
  29. pmc Metabolic syndrome predicts new onset of chronic kidney disease in 5,829 patients with type 2 diabetes: a 5-year prospective analysis of the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Andrea O Y Luk
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Care 31:2357-61. 2008
    ..We examined risk associations of metabolic syndrome with new onset of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in 5,829 Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled between 1995 and 2005...
  30. doi Genetic variants of the protein kinase C-beta 1 gene and development of end-stage renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Ronald C W Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    JAMA 304:881-9. 2010
    ..Protein kinase C-beta (PKC-beta) is a cell-signaling intermediate implicated in development of diabetic complications...
  31. doi Association of statin use and development of renal dysfunction in type 2 diabetes--the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Andrea O Luk
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:227-33. 2010
    ..Dyslipidaemia may be a risk factor for diabetic kidney disease. We examined prospectively association between the use of statins and development of renal dysfunction in type 2 diabetes...
  32. pmc Glucose intolerance and cardiometabolic risk in adolescents exposed to maternal gestational diabetes: a 15-year follow-up study
    Wing Hung Tam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Diabetes Care 33:1382-4. 2010
    ..Adolescent offspring of women with a history of gestational diabetes (GD) were evaluated for their cardiometabolic risks at a mean age of 15 years...
  33. ncbi Glucose intolerance and cardiometabolic risk in children exposed to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus in utero
    Wing Hung Tam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, First Floor, E Block, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Pediatrics 122:1229-34. 2008
    ..The goal was to examine the carbohydrate tolerance and cardiometabolic risk among children exposed to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus in utero...
  34. doi Cutoff values for central obesity in Chinese based on mesenteric fat thickness
    Gary T Ko
    Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Nutr 28:679-83. 2009
    ..We used MFT to determine the optimal waist circumference (WC) values and associated risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  35. pmc Associations of hyperglycemia and insulin usage with the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese Universityof Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Diabetes 59:1254-60. 2010
    ..CONCLUSIONS In Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes, hyperglycemia predicts cancer, whereas insulin usage was associated with a reduced cancer risk...
  36. pmc Effect of interactions between C peptide levels and insulin treatment on clinical outcomes among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Gary T C Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    CMAJ 180:919-26. 2009
    ..Given the phenotypic heterogeneity of diabetes, therapy targeted at insulin status may maximize benefits and minimize harm...
  37. ncbi Changes in prevalence of influenza vaccination and strength of association of factors predicting influenza vaccination over time--results of two population-based surveys
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Vaccine 25:8279-89. 2007
    ..g., OR between perceived health impact and ever having received IV were, respectively, 1.11 (p>0.05) versus 1.91 (p<0.05). IV-related behaviors and perceptions therefore changed over time...
  38. ncbi Women with impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy have significantly poor pregnancy outcomes
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Tianjin Centre of Disease Control and Prevention, Tianjin, China Tianjin Institute for Women s Health, Tianjin, China
    Diabetes Care 25:1619-24. 2002
    ..This article tests the hypothesis that women with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) have the same pregnancy outcomes as those of their counterparts with normal glucose tolerance...
  39. ncbi Prevalence of influenza vaccination and associated factors among community-dwelling Hong Kong residents of age 65 or above
    Joseph T F Lau
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Vaccine 24:5526-34. 2006
    ..These variables are related to the Health Belief Model. The prevalence of IV appeared to be increasing as a result of the recent SARS epidemic...
  40. ncbi Gender power and marital relationship as predictors of sexual dysfunction and sexual satisfaction among young married couples in rural China: a population-based study
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine, Hong Kong, China
    Urology 67:579-85. 2006
    ..To investigate associations between gender relationships and sexual dysfunction (SD) of younger married couples living in rural China...
  41. ncbi Positive mental health-related impacts of the SARS epidemic on the general public in Hong Kong and their associations with other negative impacts
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Infect 53:114-24. 2006
    ..To investigate 2 positive impacts (better family/social support and lifestyle changes) and their associations with other negative impacts...
  42. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors of sexual dysfunction among younger married men in a rural area in China
    Joseph T F Lau
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Urology 66:616-22. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence and factors associated with sexual dysfunction (SD) among younger married men living in rural China...
  43. ncbi Impacts of SARS on health-seeking behaviors in general population in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Prev Med 41:454-62. 2005
    ..The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic that occurred in Hong Kong in 2003 caused serious public health consequences. Its impacts on health-seeking behaviors of the general public have not been assessed...
  44. pmc SARS-related perceptions in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:417-24. 2005
    ..The general public in Hong Kong has been very vigilant about SARS but needs to be more psychologically prepared to face a resurgence of the epidemic...
  45. pmc SARS related preventive and risk behaviours practised by Hong Kong-mainland China cross border travellers during the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 5 F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:988-96. 2004
    ..Settings: A survey was carried out at the Hong Kong-China cross border checkpoint in the middle of the epidemic...
  46. pmc SARS transmission, risk factors, and prevention in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:587-92. 2004
    ..36 to 0.58). In Hong Kong, therefore, community-acquired infection did not make up most transmissions, and public health measures have contributed substantially to the control of the SARS epidemic...
  47. ncbi Prevalence and factors associated with social avoidance of recovered SARS patients in the Hong Kong general population
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Health Educ Res 21:662-73. 2006
    ..The study showed that misconceptions about the infectivity of asymptomatic and recovered SARS patients were common. Recovered SARS patients may also be facing avoidance and discrimination...
  48. doi Infertility-related perceptions and responses and their associations with quality of life among rural chinese infertile couples
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:248-67. 2008
    ..Gender differences were also observed...
  49. ncbi Hematocrit, independent of chronic kidney disease, predicts adverse cardiovascular outcomes in chinese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Peter C Y Tong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Care 29:2439-44. 2006
    ..We examined the association between hematocrit, stratified by the presence of CKD, and cardiovascular events in a cohort of Chinese subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  50. ncbi The usefulness of the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III definitions of the metabolic syndrome in predicting coronary heart disease in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Peter C Tong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Care 30:1206-11. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Health services-seeking behaviors of people traveling from developed areas--a case of Hong Kong residents visiting mainland China
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Travel Med 14:215-25. 2007
    ..The study investigated risk perceptions and inclination to defer seeking of medical services among Hong Kong residents if they become sick in mainland China, and prevalence and factors associated with purchase of travel medical insurance...
  52. ncbi Risk factors in V-shaped risk associations with all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes-The Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Wing Yee So
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:238-46. 2008
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is associated with death in a V-shaped manner in general populations but it is unknown whether BMI or other risk factors also exhibit V-shaped relationships with death in type 2 diabetic patients...
  53. pmc SARS in three categories of hospital workers, Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1399-404. 2004
    ..914 and 0.686, respectively). Affected patients were concentrated in three hospitals and in the earlier phase of the epidemic. Cleaning and clerical staff on hospital wards were at a much higher risk...
  54. doi Cross-sectional and longitudinal factors predicting influenza vaccination in Hong Kong Chinese elderly aged 65 and above
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Infect 56:460-8. 2008
    ..The study investigated cross-sectional predictors of ever-undergone influenza vaccination (IV) and longitudinal predictors of first-time IV among Chinese elderly in Hong Kong...
  55. pmc SARS preventive and risk behaviours of Hong Kong air travellers
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiol Infect 132:727-36. 2004
    ..Education programmes, special services and effective thermal screening are required to minimize the chance of the spread of SARS by air travellers...
  56. doi High birth weight and overweight or obesity among Chinese children 3-6 years old
    Xiaoyan Zhang
    Tianjin Women and Children s Health Center, Tianjin, China
    Prev Med 49:172-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between different levels of birth weight and the risk of overweight and obesity in children aged 3-6 years...
  57. doi Thresholds of risk factors for ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetic patients with and without albuminuria: a non-linear approach
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:701-9. 2008
    ..The study aims to investigate whether risk factors exhibit any albuminuria specific threshold for IS...
  58. pmc Independent associations between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cancer among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xilin Yang
    The Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    CMAJ 179:427-37. 2008
    ..The risk association between low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and cancer remains controversial and largely unexplored for people not receiving statin therapy...
  59. doi Genetic variants for type 2 diabetes and new-onset cancer in Chinese with type 2 diabetes
    R C W Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Lee Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 103:328-37. 2014
    ..This study aimed to evaluate associations between recently reported type 2 diabetes (T2D) susceptibility genetic variants and cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Chinese patients with T2D...
  60. ncbi Gestational diabetes mellitus in women of single gravidity in Tianjin City, China
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Australia
    Diabetes Care 25:847-51. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and risk factors for the development of GDM in pregnant women in Tianjin, China, where the prevalence of GDM is still unknown...
  61. ncbi Selective screening for gestational diabetes in Chinese women
    Xilin Yang
    Diabetes Care 25:796. 2002
  62. ncbi Intensive diabetes management may improve pregnancy: outcomes in Chinese gravidas with impaired glucose tolerance
    Xilin Yang
    Diabetes Care 26:254-5. 2003