Chih Jen Chang

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Affiliation: National Cheng Kung University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence of increased bone mineral density in habitual tea drinkers
    Chih Hsing Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Rd, Tainan 70428, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 162:1001-6. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Sleep duration is a potential risk factor for newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Chi Yuan Chao
    Department of Family Medicine, Min Sheng General Hospital, Ching Kuo Campus, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Metabolism 60:799-804. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Altered cardiac autonomic function may precede insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome
    Chih Jen Chang
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Med 123:432-8. 2010
  4. pmc The evaluation of a Taiwanese training program in smoking cessation and the trainees' adherence to a practice guideline
    Fei Ran Guo
    Division of Geriatric Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:77. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Population-based study on the prevalence and correlates of orthostatic hypotension/hypertension and orthostatic dizziness
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Hypertens Res 31:897-904. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Increased fetuin-A concentrations in impaired glucose tolerance with or without nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but not impaired fasting glucose
    Horng Yih Ou
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4717-23. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Increased arterial stiffness in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance and newly diagnosed diabetes but not isolated impaired fasting glucose
    Chung Hao Li
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70441 Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E658-62. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Low body mass index but high percent body fat in Taiwanese subjects: implications of obesity cutoffs
    C J Chang
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:253-9. 2003
  9. doi request reprint The association between self-reported sleep quality and overweight in a Chinese population
    Hao Chang Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:486-92. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint In addition to obesity and insulin resistance, microalbuminuria and diminished insulin secretion are linked with the metabolic syndrome in community-dwelling nondiabetic Taiwanese subjects
    Yi Ching Yang
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Rd, Tainan 704, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:102-10. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence of increased bone mineral density in habitual tea drinkers
    Chih Hsing Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Rd, Tainan 70428, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 162:1001-6. 2002
    ..Hence, the relationship between habitual tea consumption and BMD is an interesting issue...
  2. doi request reprint Sleep duration is a potential risk factor for newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Chi Yuan Chao
    Department of Family Medicine, Min Sheng General Hospital, Ching Kuo Campus, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Metabolism 60:799-804. 2011
    ..83 (1.19-6.73), respectively. However, sleep duration was not found to relate to prediabetes. In conclusion, both short and long sleep durations were independently associated with newly diagnosed diabetes, but not with prediabetes...
  3. doi request reprint Altered cardiac autonomic function may precede insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome
    Chih Jen Chang
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Med 123:432-8. 2010
    ..We explored the alteration of cardiac autonomic function and insulin resistance in predisease community dwellers with different numbers of metabolic abnormalities...
  4. pmc The evaluation of a Taiwanese training program in smoking cessation and the trainees' adherence to a practice guideline
    Fei Ran Guo
    Division of Geriatric Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:77. 2010
    ..The program certified 6,009 physicians till 2007. The objective of this study is to evaluate the short- and long term efficacy of the training program...
  5. doi request reprint Population-based study on the prevalence and correlates of orthostatic hypotension/hypertension and orthostatic dizziness
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Hypertens Res 31:897-904. 2008
    ..The risk of OHT increased with age and with supine systolic blood pressure in adults aged > or = 40 years. OH and OHT cannot be determined solely from the presence of OD because of their dissociation...
  6. doi request reprint Increased fetuin-A concentrations in impaired glucose tolerance with or without nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but not impaired fasting glucose
    Horng Yih Ou
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4717-23. 2012
    ..Both prediabetes and NAFLD are associated with increased cardiovascular risk, and their concurrence significantly impairs hepatic and adipose tissue insulin sensitivity...
  7. doi request reprint Increased arterial stiffness in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance and newly diagnosed diabetes but not isolated impaired fasting glucose
    Chung Hao Li
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70441 Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E658-62. 2012
    ..Studies have shown that diabetes mellitus increased brachial-ankle pulse-wave velocity (baPWV), but the impact of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) remains controversial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low body mass index but high percent body fat in Taiwanese subjects: implications of obesity cutoffs
    C J Chang
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:253-9. 2003
    ..The corresponding BF% to BMI cutoffs of overweight and obesity will also be studied...
  9. doi request reprint The association between self-reported sleep quality and overweight in a Chinese population
    Hao Chang Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:486-92. 2013
    ..However, there is limited research on the association between sleep quality and obesity, and thus the aim of this study is to investigate this relationship in a Chinese population...
  10. ncbi request reprint In addition to obesity and insulin resistance, microalbuminuria and diminished insulin secretion are linked with the metabolic syndrome in community-dwelling nondiabetic Taiwanese subjects
    Yi Ching Yang
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Rd, Tainan 704, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:102-10. 2007
    ..Inadequate beta-cell function and microalbuminuria are plausible components of the metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence of altered cardiac autonomic function in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance but not isolated impaired fasting glucose
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70441, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3885-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint The protective effect of habitual tea consumption on hypertension
    Yi Ching Yang
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 164:1534-40. 2004
    ..Epidemiological evidence about the long-term effect of tea on hypertensive risk is also inconsistent...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship among habitual tea consumption, percent body fat, and body fat distribution
    Chih Hsing Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Obes Res 11:1088-95. 2003
    ..To disclose the possible relationship between habitual tea consumption and changes in total body fat and fat distribution in humans...
  14. doi request reprint Multiple and large simple renal cysts are associated with prehypertension and hypertension
    Chih Ting Lee
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Kidney Int 83:924-30. 2013
    ..One possible mechanism of cyst-related prehypertension/hypertension may be related to an increased serum renin level. We recommend close monitoring of blood pressure routinely among patients with two or more simple renal cysts...
  15. doi request reprint The relationship between impaired fasting glucose and self-reported sleep quality in a Chinese population
    Hao Chang Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 78:518-24. 2013
    ..However, there is limited research on the association between prediabetes and sleep quality. The aim of this study is to investigate this relationship in a Chinese population...
  16. doi request reprint Mild chronic kidney disease associated with greater risk of arterial stiffness in elderly adults
    I Ting Liu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1758-62. 2013
    ..To assess the association between arterial stiffness and mild and moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD), independent of other cardiometabolic factors in an elderly population...
  17. doi request reprint Multiple mechanisms of GW-9508, a selective G protein-coupled receptor 40 agonist, in the regulation of glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity
    Horng Yih Ou
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 304:E668-76. 2013
    ..Taken together, GW-9508 exerts a partial agonist effect to regulate blood glucose through multiple mechanisms. Investigation of chemicals that act on GPR40 might be a new strategy for the treatment of diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint Epidemiological study on the effect of pre-hypertension and family history of hypertension on cardiac autonomic function
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1896-901. 2008
    ..This study sought to examine the hypothesis that cardiac autonomic function (CAF) is altered in pre-hypertensive subjects and normotensive subjects with a family history of hypertension (FHH)...
  19. doi request reprint Endoplasmic reticulum stress induces the expression of fetuin-A to develop insulin resistance
    Horng Yih Ou
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
    Endocrinology 153:2974-84. 2012
    ..Moreover, ER stress induced by high glucose and palmitate increased the expression of fetuin-A and further contributed to the development of insulin resistance...
  20. pmc Population-based study on the prevalence and risk factors of orthostatic hypotension in subjects with pre-diabetes and diabetes
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Diabetes Care 32:69-74. 2009
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  21. pmc The association of serum lipids with the histological pattern of rectosigmoid adenoma in Taiwanese adults
    Zih Jie Sun
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University College of Medicine and Hospital, Dou Liou Branch, No 345, Douliou City, Yunlin County 640, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:54. 2011
    ..Colorectal cancer mostly arises from adenomatous polyps of left colon. The aim of our study was to examine the association of serum lipids with the histological pattern of rectosigmoid adenoma...
  22. pmc The association between self-reported sleep quality and metabolic syndrome
    Hao Chang Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e54304. 2013
    ..Short and long sleep duration are associated with metabolic syndrome. However, there is limited research on the association between sleep quality and metabolic syndrome, and thus the aim of this study is to investigate this relationship...
  23. doi request reprint Short sleep duration associated with a higher prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an apparently healthy population
    Man Chun Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70403, Taiwan, ROC
    Prev Med 55:305-9. 2012
    ..To examine the association between sleep duration and metabolic syndrome in an apparently healthy Chinese population...
  24. pmc The correlates of leisure time physical activity among an adults population from southern Taiwan
    Yi Ju Chen
    Graduate Institute of Physical Education, Health and Leisure Studies, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 11:427. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was thus to explore the determinants influencing adults' leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in a city in southern Taiwan...
  25. doi request reprint The role of Hepassocin in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Hung Tsung Wu
    Research Center of Herbal Medicine, New Drugs, and Nutritional Supplements, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 59:1065-72. 2013
    ..In addition to the mitogenic activity of HPS, HPS expression is decreased in patients with hepatoma. However, the role of HPS in NAFLD is still unknown...
  26. pmc Non-leisure time physical activity is an independent predictor of longevity for a Taiwanese elderly population: an eight-year follow-up study
    Yu Pei Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Min Shen Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 11:428. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between leisure time physical activity (LTPA) and non-leisure time physical activity (NLTPA) on mortality among the elderly in Taiwan...
  27. ncbi request reprint 4G/5G promoter polymorphism of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, lipid profiles, and ischemic stroke
    Chih Hung Chen
    Department of Neurology, Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Lab Clin Med 142:100-5. 2003
    ..001) levels. Our findings suggest that PAI-1 4G/5G promoter polymorphism alone is not associated with ischemic stroke. However, this polymorphism influences lipid levels, and the underlying mechanism must be determined...
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of very-low-calorie diet in Taiwanese: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial
    Wen Yuan Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nutrition 25:1129-36. 2009
    ..Very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective method for weight reduction in Caucasians. This study investigated the efficacy and safety of two different VLCDs (450 or 800kcal/d) in obese Taiwanese...
  29. doi request reprint Serum fetuin-A concentrations are elevated in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance and newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Horng Yih Ou
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 75:450-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship among serum fetuin-A concentrations, IFG, IGT and NDD in Chinese subjects without nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  30. doi request reprint The relationship between psychiatric symptoms and glycemic status in a Chinese population
    Chung Hung Tsai
    Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Psychiatr Res 46:927-32. 2012
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  31. pmc Overweight associated with increased risk of erosive esophagitis in a non-obese taiwanese population
    Pei Chi Chih
    Department of Family Medicine, Madou Sin Lau Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    PLoS ONE 8:e77932. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between overweight and erosive esophagitis (EE) in a non-obese Taiwanese population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hearing impairment in an adult population in Southern Taiwan
    Cheng Yu Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tainan Municipal Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Audiol 46:732-7. 2007
    ..1%) than in western populations (11.5%), but differences in the definition of hearing impairment severity and variation in sex distribution among studies may account for this higher prevalence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lack of evidence for fecal-oral transmission of Helicobacter pylori infection in Taiwanese
    Yao Jong Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 102:375-8. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the seroprevalence of anti-H. pylori immunoglobulin G (IgG) in Taiwanese and to investigate whether a common mode of transmission could be shared between H. pylori and hepatitis A virus (HAV)...
  34. pmc The association between nonalcoholic fatty pancreas disease and diabetes
    Horng Yih Ou
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e62561. 2013
    ..We aim to investigate the relationships that fatty pancreas and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have with prediabetes and diabetes in a Chinese population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma associated with carriage of the TNF2 allele of the -308 tumor necrosis factor-alpha promoter gene
    Sheng Yow Ho
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sin Lau Christian Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Cancer Causes Control 15:657-63. 2004
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate the association between this polymorphism and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...