Q Qiao

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Smoking and the risk of diabetes in elderly Finnish men. Retrospective analysis of data from a 30-year follow-up study
    Q Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 22:1821-6. 1999
  2. pmc The impact of diabetes on coronary heart disease differs from that on ischaemic stroke with regard to the gender
    Marjukka Hyvärinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:17. 2009
  3. doi A large-scale diabetes prevention program in real-life settings in Qingdao of China (2006-2012)
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Prim Care Diabetes 4:99-103. 2010
  4. ncbi Are insulin resistance, impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance all equally strongly related to age?
    Qing Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 22:1476-81. 2005
  5. ncbi Comparison of different definitions of the metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiovascular mortality in European men and women
    Q Qiao
    The DECODE Study Group, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:2837-46. 2006
  6. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease
    Qing Qiao
    Department of the Public Health, University of Helsinki, PL41, Mannerheimintie 172, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:232-63. 2007
  7. pmc A genome-wide scan for type 1 diabetes susceptibility genes in nuclear families with multiple affected siblings in Finland
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Genet 8:84. 2007
  8. doi Comparison of definitions of metabolic syndrome in relation to the risk of developing stroke and coronary heart disease in Finnish and Swedish cohorts
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 40:337-43. 2009
  9. ncbi The optimal cutoff values and their performance of waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio for diagnosing type II diabetes
    Q Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:23-9. 2010
  10. ncbi Is the association of type II diabetes with waist circumference or waist-to-hip ratio stronger than that with body mass index?
    Q Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:30-4. 2010

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  1. ncbi Smoking and the risk of diabetes in elderly Finnish men. Retrospective analysis of data from a 30-year follow-up study
    Q Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 22:1821-6. 1999
    ..To assess the association of smoking with the risk of glucose intolerance (diabetes plus impaired glucose tolerance)...
  2. pmc The impact of diabetes on coronary heart disease differs from that on ischaemic stroke with regard to the gender
    Marjukka Hyvärinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:17. 2009
    ..To study the diabetes related CVD risk between men and women of different ages...
  3. doi A large-scale diabetes prevention program in real-life settings in Qingdao of China (2006-2012)
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Prim Care Diabetes 4:99-103. 2010
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  4. ncbi Are insulin resistance, impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance all equally strongly related to age?
    Qing Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 22:1476-81. 2005
    ..Whether IR increases with age has been debated. We investigated the age-associated deterioration in the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) of IR and in glucose metabolism...
  5. ncbi Comparison of different definitions of the metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiovascular mortality in European men and women
    Q Qiao
    The DECODE Study Group, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:2837-46. 2006
    ..We estimated cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in individuals with the metabolic syndrome on the basis of different definitions...
  6. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease
    Qing Qiao
    Department of the Public Health, University of Helsinki, PL41, Mannerheimintie 172, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:232-63. 2007
    ..Pharmacological and surgical therapies for obesity are effective in selected patients. In this article we discuss the definitions, prevalence, pathogenesis and management of the metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiovascular risk...
  7. pmc A genome-wide scan for type 1 diabetes susceptibility genes in nuclear families with multiple affected siblings in Finland
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Genet 8:84. 2007
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  8. doi Comparison of definitions of metabolic syndrome in relation to the risk of developing stroke and coronary heart disease in Finnish and Swedish cohorts
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 40:337-43. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare definitions of metabolic syndrome with regard to their prediction of stroke and coronary heart disease incidence...
  9. ncbi The optimal cutoff values and their performance of waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio for diagnosing type II diabetes
    Q Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:23-9. 2010
    ..There is no universal cutoff value that can be applied worldwide, and a country-specific value should be considered taking into account the purposes and resources...
  10. ncbi Is the association of type II diabetes with waist circumference or waist-to-hip ratio stronger than that with body mass index?
    Q Qiao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:30-4. 2010
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  11. ncbi Progression to clinically diagnosed and treated diabetes from impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glycaemia
    Q Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 20:1027-33. 2003
    ..To evaluate the risk of diabetes in subjects with impaired fasting glycemia (IFG) as compared with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and normal glucose tolerance...
  12. ncbi Predictive properties of impaired glucose tolerance for cardiovascular risk are not explained by the development of overt diabetes during follow-up
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:2910-4. 2003
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  13. ncbi Age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation in 11 Asian cohorts
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:1770-80. 2003
    ..To report the age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation (IGR) according to revised World Health Organization criteria for diabetes in Asian populations...
  14. ncbi Diagnostic criteria of glucose intolerance and mortality
    Q Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Minerva Med 92:113-9. 2001
    ..The largest absolute number of excess deaths was observed in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), especially in those whose fasting glucose was normal...
  15. ncbi Two prospective studies found that elevated 2-hr glucose predicted male mortality independent of fasting glucose and HbA1c
    Qing Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:590-6. 2004
    ..To quantify the relative contribution of elevated 2-hr glucose, fasting glucose (FPG), and HbA1c to all-cause mortality...
  16. ncbi Post-challenge hyperglycaemia is associated with premature death and macrovascular complications
    Q Qiao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 46:M17-21. 2003
    ..Whether the relation between post-load hyperglycaemia and the risk of cardiovascular events is causal is still not known...
  17. doi Ethnic comparison of the association of undiagnosed diabetes with obesity
    R Nyamdorj
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:332-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the crude prevalence and estimated probability of undiagnosed diabetes in different ethnic groups, given the same level of obesity...
  18. ncbi Blood lipid levels in relation to glucose status in seven populations of Asian origin without a prior history of diabetes: the DECODA study
    L Zhang
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:549-57. 2009
    ..Dyslipidaemia commonly coexists with diabetes. We investigated the association of lipid profiles with glucose levels in populations of Asian origin without a prior history of diabetes...
  19. ncbi The impact of dyslipidaemia on cardiovascular mortality in individuals without a prior history of diabetes in the DECODE Study
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 206:298-302. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of dyslipidaemia on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in relation to fasting (FPG) and 2-h (2hPG) plasma glucose levels in individuals without a prior history of diabetes...
  20. ncbi A simple Chinese risk score for undiagnosed diabetes
    W G Gao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 27:274-81. 2010
    ..A diabetes risk score for screening undiagnosed diabetes was constructed and validated in Chinese adults...
  21. doi Increasing trend in the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes in the Chinese rural and urban population in Qingdao, China
    W G Gao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 26:1220-7. 2009
    ..To determine the secular trend of prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes in a Chinese population from 2001 to 2006...
  22. ncbi Relationship between body mass index and mortality among Europeans
    X Song
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:156-65. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and mortality from various causes...
  23. ncbi Two-hour glucose is a better risk predictor for incident coronary heart disease and cardiovascular mortality than fasting glucose
    Q Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 23:1267-75. 2002
    ..To assess the predictive value of fasting and 2-h glucose after a 75 g glucose load, with regard to incidence of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular mortality...
  24. ncbi Comparison of various surrogate obesity indicators as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in four European populations
    X Song
    1 Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland 2 Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:1298-302. 2013
    ..Conclusions:Abdominal obesity indicators such as WC, WHR, WSR and WHHR, are stronger predictors for CVD mortality than general obesity indicator of BMI. ..
  25. ncbi Risk factors associated with the dramatic increase in the prevalence of diabetes in the adult Chinese population in Qingdao, China
    F Ning
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 26:855-63. 2009
    ..To investigate the major risk factors and their association with the dramatic increase in the prevalence of diabetes from 2001-2002 to 2006 in Qingdao, China...
  26. ncbi Coffee consumption and risk of total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes
    S Bidel
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:2618-26. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess the association between coffee consumption and CVD mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  27. ncbi Effects of smoking, obesity and physical activity on the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Finnish men and women
    K Patja
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 258:356-62. 2005
    ..To examine the association of cigarette smoking with the risk of type 2 diabetes and to find out whether the association is modified by obesity and physical activity...
  28. ncbi Sex differences in cardiovascular and total mortality among diabetic and non-diabetic individuals with or without history of myocardial infarction
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 48:856-61. 2005
    ..We investigated the associations of type 2 diabetes and a history of myocardial infarction (MI) with coronary heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular and total mortality, and whether these effects are different in men and women...
  29. ncbi Does abnormal insulin action or insulin secretion explain the increase in prevalence of impaired glucose metabolism with age in populations of different ethnicities?
    F Ning
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 26:245-53. 2010
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  30. doi Diabetes self-risk assessment questionnaires coupled with a multimedia health promotion campaign are cheap and effective tools to increase public awareness of diabetes in a large Chinese population
    Y L Zhang
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 29:e425-9. 2012
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  31. ncbi Ultrasonographic manifestations of carotid atherosclerosis and glucose intolerance in elderly eastern Finnish men
    J Tuomilehto
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 21:1349-52. 1998
    ..To study the association of ultrasonographic manifestations of common carotid atherosclerosis with glucose intolerance in survivors of the cohort of men born in 1900-1919 in eastern Finland...
  32. ncbi Blood lipid levels in relation to glucose status in European men and women without a prior history of diabetes: the DECODE Study
    L Zhang
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:364-77. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between lipid and glucose levels in a large European population without a prior history of diabetes...
  33. ncbi Diabetes, prediabetes and cancer mortality
    X H Zhou
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PL41, Mannerheimintie 172, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 53:1867-76. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate the risk of cancer mortality in relation to the glucose tolerance status classified according to the 2 h OGTT...
  34. doi Risk prediction models for the development of diabetes in Mauritian Indians
    W G Gao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 26:996-1002. 2009
    ..To develop risk prediction models of future diabetes in Mauritian Indians...
  35. ncbi High serum insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality in elderly men
    M Harrela
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Horm Metab Res 34:144-9. 2002
    ..91 95 % CI 1.18 - 3.09; p < 0.008) and coronary heart disease (OR 2.02. 95 % CI 1.18 - 3.47; p < 0.01). In conclusion, high fasting serum IGFBP-1 is related to increased five-year total and cardiovascular mortality in elderly men...
  36. ncbi Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to risk for Type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Finnish men and women
    G Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 46:322-9. 2003
    ..This study is to examine the relationship of occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity with the incidence of Type 2 diabetes...
  37. doi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in rural and urban Chinese population in Qingdao
    J Zhao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:444-8. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components in both rural and urban Chinese population...
  38. doi Does the constellation of risk factors with and without abdominal adiposity associate with different cardiovascular mortality risk?
    W Gao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, 6th Floor, KTTL, 6krs, PL 41, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:757-62. 2008
    ....
  39. doi Genetic and environmental correlations between body mass index and waist circumference in China: the Qingdao adolescent twin study
    F Ning
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Genet 43:340-7. 2013
    ..Genetic factors play an important role in variations in BMI and WC during childhood. Common genetic and non-shared environmental factors explained most of the association between BMI and WC for both boys and girls. ..
  40. ncbi The likelihood of diabetes based on the proposed definitions for impaired fasting glucose
    Weiguo Gao
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:151-5. 2008
    ..6-6.0 mmol/l than in those with FPG of 6.1-6.9 mmol/l. The clinical and social implication of labelling more individuals with impaired fasting glucose needs to be further studied...
  41. ncbi Sex hormone-binding globulin and insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 as indicators of metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk, and mortality in elderly men
    Tarja Kalme
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1550-6. 2005
    ..IGFBP-1 had no association with mortality. It is concluded that low SHBG is a better indicator of increased cardiovascular mortality than low or high IGFBP-1...
  42. ncbi The gender-specific impact of diabetes and myocardial infarction at baseline and during follow-up on mortality from all causes and coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1413-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this study is to compare the magnitude of diabetes and myocardial infarction (MI) at baseline and during follow-up on cause-specific and all-cause mortality...
  43. ncbi Physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality among Finnish adults with diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:799-805. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine both single and joint associations of physical activity and conventional cardiovascular risk factors with total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with diabetes...
  44. ncbi Changes in features of the metabolic syndrome and incident impaired glucose regulation or type 2 diabetes in a chinese population
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:448-50. 2005
  45. ncbi Post-challenge hyperglycaemia rather than fasting hyperglycaemia is an independent risk factor of cardiovascular disease events
    Weiguo Gao
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Lab 50:609-15. 2004
    ..To recognize that post-challenge hyperglycaemia is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease may be of a significant preventive importance...
  46. ncbi The metabolic syndrome defined by factor analysis and incident type 2 diabetes in a chinese population with high postprandial glucose
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 27:2429-37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how the major components of the metabolic syndrome relate to each other and to the development of diabetes using factor analysis...
  47. ncbi Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:1066-76. 2004
    ..This study examined the age- and sex-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its association with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women...
  48. ncbi The impact of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes at baseline on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:2538-43. 2005
    ..We evaluated prospectively the joint association of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality...
  49. ncbi Assessing the preprandial glucose target: 100 mg/dL versus 110 mg/dL
    Jaakko Tuomilehto
    University of Helsinki, Finland
    Endocr Pract 12:67-70. 2006
    ..To assess the potential value of lowering the impaired fasting glucose (IFG) cut point from 110 mg/dL to 100 mg/dL...
  50. doi Serum uric acid and incident diabetes in Mauritian Indian and Creole populations
    Hairong Nan
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Diabetes Unit, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:321-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the predictive value of serum uric acid (UA) for the development of diabetes in Asian Indians and Creoles living in Mauritius...
  51. doi Serum uric acid and components of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic populations in Mauritian Indians and Creoles and in Chinese in Qingdao, China
    Hairong Nan
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:47-57. 2008
    ..To assess the association of serum uric acid (UA) with components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in different ethnic groups...
  52. doi Comparison of body mass index with waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and waist-to-stature ratio as a predictor of hypertension incidence in Mauritius
    Regzedmaa Nyamdorj
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 26:866-70. 2008
    ..Comparison of BMI with waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and waist-to-stature ratio (WSR) as a predictor of hypertension incidence...
  53. ncbi Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases: executive summary. The Task Force on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
    Lars Ryden
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 28:88-136. 2007
  54. ncbi Nonhypertensive cardiac effects of a high salt diet
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:13-7. 2002
    ..The association of high salt intake, insulin resistance, and salt sensitivity, and the interaction between high salt intake, heart rate, and blood pressure are debated...
  55. pmc Overweight, family history of diabetes and attending schools of lower academic grading are independent predictors for metabolic syndrome in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents
    Risa Ozaki
    Department of Medicine, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 92:224-8. 2007
    ..Overweight and metabolic syndrome (MES) are emerging in both adult and paediatric populations...
  56. ncbi The fasting plasma glucose cut-point predicting a diabetic 2-h OGTT glucose level depends on the phenotype
    Tomoko Nakagami
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 55:35-43. 2002
    ..1 mmol/l. There seems to be ethnic differences with respect to optimal FPG cut-point, and different screening strategies may be necessary in different parts of the world...
  57. ncbi Diabetes associated with a low serum uric acid level in a general Chinese population
    Hairong Nan
    Qingdao Diabetes Epidemiology Study Group, Qingdao Endocrine and Diabetes Institute, Qingdao, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:68-74. 2007
    ..This was investigated in a general Chinese population...
  58. ncbi Screen-detected diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in five populations of Asian origin: the DECODA study
    Tomoko Nakagami
    Diabetes Center, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:555-61. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the predictive value of glucose tolerance status as a risk factor for CVD and identify a high-risk group for fatal CVD in population-based studies of Asians...
  59. ncbi The prevalence of hyperuricemia in a population of the coastal city of Qingdao, China
    Hairong Nan
    Qingdao Diabetes Epidemiology Study Group, Qingdao Endocrine and Diabetes Institute, Qingdao, China
    J Rheumatol 33:1346-50. 2006
    ..Hyperuricemia and gout have shown an increase worldwide. Data are lacking for the prevalence of hyperuricemia and gout and their correlates in China. We studied the occurrence of these conditions in Chinese adults in the city of Qingdao...
  60. ncbi Physical activity, body mass index, and risk of type 2 diabetes in patients with normal or impaired glucose regulation
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:892-6. 2004
    ..Sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and impaired glucose regulation are associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes. However, the joint associations of these risk factors are not known...