Affiliation: Singapore General Hospital
- APOE polymorphism and lipid profile in three ethnic groups in the Singapore populationC E Tan
Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Block 6 level 6, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
Atherosclerosis 170:253-60. 2003..Having three major ethnic groups within a similar social environment allows us to study the role of genetics and their interactions with lifestyle factors on the serum lipid profile and coronary risk in Asians...
- Do Singapore patients require lower doses of statins? The SGH Lipid Clinic experienceC E Tan
Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
Singapore Med J 44:635-8. 2003..6 mmol/l whilst 77.5% had LDL cholesterol less than 3.4 mmol/l. Our experience at the Lipid Clinic suggests that the Asian patients require similar statin doses to achieve target cholesterol levels...
- Can we apply the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel definition of the metabolic syndrome to Asians?Chee Eng Tan
Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Diabetes Care 27:1182-6. 2004..The objectives of this study were to determine the optimal waist circumference for diagnosing central obesity in Asians and to estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in an Asian population...
- Risk factors for coronary heart disease in the Japanese--comparison of the background of patients with acute coronary syndrome in the ASPAC study with data obtained from the general population. Asia-Pacific Collaboration on CHD Risk Factor Intervention stAkira Yamamoto
National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita, Osaka, Japan
J Atheroscler Thromb 9:191-9. 2002..These results indicate that hypertriglyceridemia and diabetes mellitus may be more important CHD risk factors in the Japanese population than LDL-cholesterol...
- Should central obesity be an optional or essential component of the metabolic syndrome? Ischemic heart disease risk in the Singapore Cardiovascular Cohort StudyJeannette Lee
Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, MD3, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
Diabetes Care 30:343-7. 2007..This study examines the effect of the metabolic syndrome with and without central obesity in an Asian population with ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
- Usefulness of the Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality-of-Life (ADDQoL) questionnaire in patients with diabetes in a multi-ethnic Asian countryHwee-Lin Wee
Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Pharmacoeconomics 24:673-82. 2006..Individualised measures such as the ADDQoL allow one to obtain precise score estimates and may offer developing countries a useful alternative to CAT...
- Impact of sex, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes mellitus on cardiovascular eventsKoon Hou Mak
Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore
Am J Cardiol 100:227-33. 2007..98, 95% CI 0.48 to 1.99). In conclusion, the adverse impact of MS or DM was greater among men, and the presence of both conditions increases the risk substantially for cardiovascular events among women...