Nain Feng Chu

Summary

Affiliation: National Defense Medical Center
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi Plasma C-reactive protein concentrations in relation to 5-year body weight change among children: the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Departments of Community Medicine and Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:735-9. 2003
  2. doi Medical services utilization and expenditure of obesity-related disorders in Taiwanese adults
    Nain Feng Chu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Value Health 13:829-36. 2010
  3. pmc Prevalence and anthropometric risk of metabolic syndrome in taiwanese adolescents
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    ISRN Cardiol 2011:743640. 2011
  4. pmc Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in relation to atherosclerotic lipid profiles in middle-aged and elderly diabetic patients
    Jin Biou Chang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Yuanpei University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
    Lipids Health Dis 10:228. 2011
  5. doi Strategies for prevention and treatment of obesity among children in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Sec 6, Min Chuan East Rd, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Sports Med 18:37-48. 2010
  6. pmc Association between interleukin-6 receptor gene variations and atherosclerotic lipid profiles among young adolescents in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei City 235, Taiwan
    Lipids Health Dis 10:136. 2011
  7. ncbi Prevalence of obesity and its comorbidities among schoolchildren in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital and School of Pubilc Health, National Defense Medical Center, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:601-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Plasma leptin concentrations and four-year weight gain among US men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:346-53. 2001
  9. ncbi Relationship between plasma adiponectin levels and metabolic risk profiles in Taiwanese children
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Number 325, Section 2, Cheng Gong Road, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Obes Res 13:2014-20. 2005
  10. ncbi Plasma leptin, fatty acids, and tumor necrosis factor-receptor and insulin resistance in children
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Obes Res 11:532-40. 2003

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Publications41

  1. ncbi Plasma C-reactive protein concentrations in relation to 5-year body weight change among children: the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Departments of Community Medicine and Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:735-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relation between plasma CRP levels and 5-y body weight and body mass index (BMI) change among school children in Taiwan...
  2. doi Medical services utilization and expenditure of obesity-related disorders in Taiwanese adults
    Nain Feng Chu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Value Health 13:829-36. 2010
    ..To evaluate medical service utilization and medical expenditure associated with obesity-related diseases among different weight status subjects in Taiwan...
  3. pmc Prevalence and anthropometric risk of metabolic syndrome in taiwanese adolescents
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    ISRN Cardiol 2011:743640. 2011
    ..Obesity, either general or central adiposity, may play an important role in the development of MetS among adolescents...
  4. pmc Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in relation to atherosclerotic lipid profiles in middle-aged and elderly diabetic patients
    Jin Biou Chang
    Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Yuanpei University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
    Lipids Health Dis 10:228. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between AGEs and atherosclerotic lipid profiles among aging diabetic patients in Taiwan...
  5. doi Strategies for prevention and treatment of obesity among children in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Sec 6, Min Chuan East Rd, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Sports Med 18:37-48. 2010
    ..More important, the guideline and approaches for prevention and treatment of children and young adolescents' obesity should be monitored and updated in the future...
  6. pmc Association between interleukin-6 receptor gene variations and atherosclerotic lipid profiles among young adolescents in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei City 235, Taiwan
    Lipids Health Dis 10:136. 2011
    ..To analyze the potential genetic associations between four polymorphisms of interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R) gene and atherosclerotic lipid profiles among young adolescents in Taiwan...
  7. ncbi Prevalence of obesity and its comorbidities among schoolchildren in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital and School of Pubilc Health, National Defense Medical Center, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:601-7. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the prevalence of obesity-related comorbidities was significantly increased for obese and/or overweight elementary schoolchildren in the Taiwan area...
  8. ncbi Plasma leptin concentrations and four-year weight gain among US men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:346-53. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between circulating plasma leptin levels and regulation of body weight over time among US men...
  9. ncbi Relationship between plasma adiponectin levels and metabolic risk profiles in Taiwanese children
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Number 325, Section 2, Cheng Gong Road, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Obes Res 13:2014-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of plasma adiponectin level with metabolic risk profiles and insulin resistance status among Taiwanese children...
  10. ncbi Plasma leptin, fatty acids, and tumor necrosis factor-receptor and insulin resistance in children
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Obes Res 11:532-40. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of plasma leptin, nonsterified fatty acids (NEFAs), and tumor necrosis factor-receptor 1 (TNFR1) on plasma insulin and insulin-resistance status in children...
  11. ncbi Plasma leptin concentrations and obesity in relation to insulin resistance syndrome components among school children in Taiwan--The Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1265-71. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of plasma leptin concentration with obesity and the components of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) among school children in Taiwan...
  12. ncbi Plasma insulin, leptin, and soluble TNF receptors levels in relation to obesity-related atherogenic and thrombogenic cardiovascular disease risk factors among men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 157:495-503. 2001
    ..However, plasma leptin may still play a role in CVD through independent effects on lipid metabolism...
  13. ncbi Plasma TNF-R1 and insulin concentrations in relation to leptin levels among normal and overweight children
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, P R, Taipei, Taiwan, China
    Clin Biochem 35:287-92. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate interactions between TNF-alpha and insulin on circulating leptin levels among normal and overweight children...
  14. ncbi Lipoprotein profiles, not anthropometric measures, correlate with serum lipoprotein(a) values in children: the Taipei children heart study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:5-12. 2000
    ..We will attempt to find parameters that will be able to predict Lp(a) levels in children...
  15. ncbi Relationship between hyperuricemia and other cardiovascular disease risk factors among adult males in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:13-7. 2000
    ..There is a significantly positive association between SUA concentration and other CVD risk factors among adult males in Taiwan...
  16. ncbi Glycemic status and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor levels in relation to plasma leptin concentrations among normal weight and overweight US men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1085-92. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential role of glycemic status and adipose-derived cytokines in regulating plasma leptin levels among normal and overweight men...
  17. ncbi Obesity, leptin and blood pressure among children in Taiwan: the Taipei Children's Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Hypertens 14:135-40. 2001
    ..Leptin, the obese (ob) gene product, is associated with the occurrence of obesity and related disorders in humans. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between plasma leptin and BP among children...
  18. ncbi Insulin, proinsulin and insulin resistance status in relation to lipid profiles among school children in Taiwan-The Taipei Children Heart Study
    An Tsz Hsieh
    Department of Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Biochem 36:367-72. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate insulin, proinsulin or insulin resistance to determine which is the best parameter to predict lipid profiles among children in Taiwan...
  19. ncbi Plasma C-reactive protein levels and their relationship to anthropometric and lipid characteristics among children
    Der Min Wu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:94-100. 2003
    ..These data suggest that elevated plasma CRP levels might be associated with CVD risk factors that may be related to the late development of CVD in some Taiwanese children...
  20. ncbi A cross-sectional study of alcohol consumption patterns and biologic markers of glycemic control among 459 women
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1971-8. 2003
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  21. doi The association of retinol-binding protein 4 with metabolic syndrome and obesity in adolescents: the effects of gender and sex hormones
    Chin Jung Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:16-23. 2013
    ..However, data among adolescents are limited, and the effects of gender and sex hormones on RBP4 are not well defined...
  22. doi Circulating growth arrest-specific 6 protein is associated with adiposity, systemic inflammation, and insulin resistance among overweight and obese adolescents
    Fone Ching Hsiao
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 114, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E267-74. 2013
    ..Until now, little has been known about the clinical significance of the Gas6/TAM system in childhood obesity...
  23. ncbi Alcohol consumption patterns and HbA1c, C-peptide and insulin concentrations in men
    Katie A Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:185-94. 2003
    ..We examined the relations of alcohol consumption patterns-including average daily consumption, frequency of consumption and drinking with meals-to fasting insulin, fasting c-peptide and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)...
  24. ncbi Obesity, plasma high sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and insulin resistance status among school children in Taiwan
    Der Min Wu
    School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Biochem 39:810-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the degree of obesity and plasma high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels in relation to insulin resistance status among school children in Taiwan...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of adverse behaviors among young military conscripts in Taiwan
    Nain Feng Chu
    Department of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Mil Med 171:301-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate cigarette smoking prevalence and to examine the clustering of adverse behaviors among young military conscripts in Taiwan...
  26. ncbi Plasma homocyst(e)ine, folate and vitamin B(12) levels among school children in Taiwan: The Taipei Children Heart Study
    Muh Han Shen
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Biochem 35:495-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association of plasma Hcy, folate and vitamin B(12) levels on CVD risk factors among children in Taiwan...
  27. ncbi Prevalence and factors associated with the consumption of betel-nut among military conscripts in Taiwan
    Yaoh Shiang Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:343-51. 2004
    ..Furthermore, this study examines variables to identify which may predict a greater predilection toward betel-nut chewing among the conscript population studied...
  28. ncbi Aggregation of adverse behaviors and its affecting factors among young military conscripts in Taiwan
    Der Min Wu
    School of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Addict Behav 32:1302-8. 2007
    ..In addition, young military conscripts with low educational levels and residential area in southern and eastern sections of Taiwan had an apparent tendency toward the aggregation in these lifestyle habits...
  29. ncbi Prospective study of the association of changes in dietary intake, physical activity, alcohol consumption, and smoking with 9-y gain in waist circumference among 16 587 US men
    Pauline Koh-Banerjee
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:719-27. 2003
    ..Although it is known that abdominal obesity increases the risk of chronic diseases, prospective data examining the relation between lifestyle factors and the accumulation of abdominal adipose tissue are sparse...
  30. pmc Interleukin-6 receptor gene 48892 A/C polymorphism is associated with metabolic syndrome in female Taiwanese adolescents
    Chang Hsun Hsieh
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:1376-81. 2012
    ..This study was to evaluate the relationship between the interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R) 48892 A/C single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) (rs8192284) and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components among young adolescents in Taiwan...
  31. doi Predictors of cigarette smoking behavior among military university students in Taiwan
    Kwua Yun Wang
    Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 17:161-9. 2009
    ..At present, no data are available on smoking behavior in military students in Taiwan. Understanding the factors that influence smoking behavior is a critical element in smoking cessation programs...
  32. doi Influence of knowledge and attitudes on smoking habits among young military conscripts in Taiwan
    Yaoh Shiang Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:411-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the knowledge and attitudes of cigarette smoking that are associated with smoking habits among young military conscripts in Taiwan...
  33. ncbi The impacts of a school-wide no smoking strategy and classroom-based smoking prevention curriculum on the smoking behavior of junior high school students
    Pi Hsia Lee
    College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 32:2099-107. 2007
    ..This study aimed at exploring the impacts of a school-wide no smoking strategy and a classroom-based smoking prevention curriculum on smoking-related knowledge, attitude, behavior, and skill of junior high school students...
  34. doi Factors associated with cigarette smoking among young military conscripts in taiwan
    Yaoh Shiang Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:559-65. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the most important risk factors that influence cigarette smoking among young adult military conscripts in Taiwan...
  35. ncbi Examining the causal model linking health literacy to health outcomes of asthma patients
    Kwua Yun Wang
    Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 23:2031-42. 2014
    ..To explore health literacy status in asthma patients and to examine the causal model linking health literacy to health outcome-related factors via mediator and moderator variables...
  36. ncbi Validity and reliability of BodyGem for measuring resting metabolic rate on Taiwanese women
    Tsan Hon Liou
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:317-22. 2006
    ..In conclusion, RMR obtained using the BodyGem has a high degree of reproducibility and an acceptable validity compared to the Deltatrac. Further validity research is needed in Taiwanese women...
  37. ncbi Effect of glyburide-metformin combination tablet in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Hsin Hsi Chien
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:473-80. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of glyburide/metformin combined tablet compared to glyburide or metformin alone in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  38. doi The growth arrest-specific 6 (Gas6) gene polymorphism c.834+7G>A is associated with type 2 diabetes
    Chien Hsing Lee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:201-6. 2012
    ..Recently, Gas6 protein also represents a novel independent risk factor of type 2 diabetes. We further investigated the association of c.843+7G>A Gas6 polymorphism and type 2 diabetes...
  39. ncbi A six-week acupoint stimulation intervention for quitting smoking
    Mei Ling Yeh
    Department of Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 37:829-36. 2009
    ..Future studies need more evidence-based research on the exact effect or placebo effect of acupoint stimulation and the appropriate design for sham acupoint, to examine quitting effect using acupoint stimulation in adult smokers...
  40. doi Heterozygous mutations of the sodium chloride cotransporter in Chinese children: prevalence and association with blood pressure
    Yu Juei Hsu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325, Section 2, Cheng Kung Road, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1170-5. 2009
    ..However, the prevalence of heterozygous NCC mutations and their association with blood pressure in children have not yet been studied...