W H Sheu

Summary

Affiliation: Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma tumor necrosis factor alpha levels and insulin sensitivity in hypertensive subjects
    - Sheu WHH
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Exp Hypertens 22:595-606. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease risk predicted by insulin resistance, plasma lipids, and hypertension in people without diabetes
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Med Sci 319:84-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine concentrations and insulin sensitivity in hypertensive subjects
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Hypertens 13:14-20. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint High plasma leptin concentrations in hypertensive men but not in hypertensive women
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Hypertens 17:1289-95. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Sibling-based association study of the PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism and metabolic variables in Chinese and Japanese hypertension families: a SAPPHIRe study. Stanford Asian-Pacific Program in Hypertension and Insulin Resistance
    L M Chuang
    Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Mol Med 79:656-64. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Improvement in metabolic risk factors for coronary heart disease associated with cilazapril treatment
    S M Shieh
    Division of Cardiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 5:506-10. 1992
  7. ncbi request reprint Impaired fibrinolysis and insulin resistance in patients with hypertension
    J R Jeng
    Division of Cardiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 9:484-90. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor alpha -238 and -308 polymorphisms do not associate with insulin resistance in hypertensive subjects
    W H Sheu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Metabolism 50:1447-51. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of leptin and selected minerals do not differ in Type 2 diabetic patients with or without sulfonylurea inefficacy
    M D Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 13:284-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of weight loss on blood pressure and insulin resistance in normotensive and hypertensive obese individuals
    H Y Su
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 8:1067-71. 1995

Collaborators

  • W J Lee
  • G M Reaven
  • Y M Song
  • M D Chen
  • C H Kao
  • R E Pratt
  • D Cox
  • Y T Chen
  • P L Chen
  • H I Yu
  • L M Chuang
  • - Sheu WHH
  • Y D Chen
  • C Y Jeng
  • P Y Wang
  • H H Hu
  • Y P Ho
  • D Pei
  • H Y Hsu
  • J R Jeng
  • M M Fuh
  • C J Lai
  • H H Lei
  • T Y Tai
  • L T Ho
  • C A Hsiung
  • C H Nakatsuka
  • R L Chang
  • H Y Su
  • S M Shieh
  • S H Huang
  • Y I Chen
  • H M Chin
  • C S Yin
  • D D Shen
  • D A Wu
  • D C Shen

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma tumor necrosis factor alpha levels and insulin sensitivity in hypertensive subjects
    - Sheu WHH
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Exp Hypertens 22:595-606. 2000
    ..The influence of TNFalpha on carbohydrate and lipoprotein metabolism in hypertensive patients deserves further investigations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease risk predicted by insulin resistance, plasma lipids, and hypertension in people without diabetes
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Med Sci 319:84-8. 2000
    ..However, their relative contributions and predictive power in the development of CAD are still unclear, particularly in persons without diabetes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine concentrations and insulin sensitivity in hypertensive subjects
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Hypertens 13:14-20. 2000
    ..No correlation was observed between the degree of insulin resistance and plasma homocysteine levels in either the hypertensive or the normotensive group. The role of insulin in homocysteine metabolism deserves further investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint High plasma leptin concentrations in hypertensive men but not in hypertensive women
    W H Sheu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Hypertens 17:1289-95. 1999
    ..Since insulin resistance is thought to play a role in raising blood pressure, we investigated sex differences in leptin concentrations between hypertensive and normotensive individuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sibling-based association study of the PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism and metabolic variables in Chinese and Japanese hypertension families: a SAPPHIRe study. Stanford Asian-Pacific Program in Hypertension and Insulin Resistance
    L M Chuang
    Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Mol Med 79:656-64. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that within families siblings with the A variant in the PPARgamma2 gene may be more likely to have better glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity independent of obesity in Chinese and Japanese populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improvement in metabolic risk factors for coronary heart disease associated with cilazapril treatment
    S M Shieh
    Division of Cardiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 5:506-10. 1992
    ..05) and 25 +/- 9% (P less than .002), respectively, in cilazapril-treated patients, but did not change in those treated with cilazapril plus HC.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  7. ncbi request reprint Impaired fibrinolysis and insulin resistance in patients with hypertension
    J R Jeng
    Division of Cardiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 9:484-90. 1996
    ..Insulin resistance with associated metabolic abnormalities may be one of the causes for impaired fibrinolysis in hypertension...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor alpha -238 and -308 polymorphisms do not associate with insulin resistance in hypertensive subjects
    W H Sheu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Metabolism 50:1447-51. 2001
    ..We conclude that TNFalpha promoter gene polymorphisms at position -238 and -308 do not play a major role in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance in Chinese subjects with or without hypertension...
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of leptin and selected minerals do not differ in Type 2 diabetic patients with or without sulfonylurea inefficacy
    M D Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 13:284-6. 2000
    ..This study indicates that there is no relation between SU inefficacy and the plasma status of leptin and selected minerals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of weight loss on blood pressure and insulin resistance in normotensive and hypertensive obese individuals
    H Y Su
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 8:1067-71. 1995
    ..Thus, weight loss of 8 kg in moderately obese individuals leads to significant decreases in blood pressure and plasma glucose and insulin concentrations in response to an oral glucose challenge and degree of insulin resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and abnormal electrocardiograms in patients with high blood pressure
    W H Sheu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 5:444-8. 1992
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  12. ncbi request reprint Simvastatin treatment on postprandial hypertriglyceridemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with combined hyperlipidemia
    W H Sheu
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Metabolism 50:355-9. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Methylprednisolone increases plasma leptin levels in Graves' hyperthyroidism patients with active Graves' ophthalmopathy
    Y M Song
    Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Horm Metab Res 32:277-82. 2000
    ..We concluded that the parental administration of pharmacological doses of methylprednisolone to patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism could acutely raise their plasma level of leptin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus subjects with peripheral artery disease
    H I Yu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No. 160, Section 3, Chung Kang Road, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Cardiol 78:19-25. 2001
    ..Nitroglycerin-induced dilatation showed a trend of impairment but did not reach statistical significance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resistance to insulin-mediated glucose uptake and hyperinsulinemia in women who had preeclampsia during pregnancy
    M M Fuh
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tri-Services General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 8:768-71. 1995
    ..Thus, when studied 2 months after delivery, women who developed preeclampsia were relatively insulin resistant and hyperinsulinemic when compared to those who had an uncomplicated pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Elevated plasma homocysteine concentrations six months after gastroplasty in morbidly obese subjects
    W H Sheu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Intern Med 40:584-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: We observed that elevated circulating homocysteine levels occurred as early as 6 months after gastroplasty despite improvement in carbohydrate and lipoprotein metabolism in morbidly obese Chinese subjects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of diuretic and beta-blocker treatment of hypertension in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    M M Fuh
    Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Republic of China, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 3:387-90. 1990
    ..Since the changes noted would increase risk of vascular disease, attention should be focused on selection of treatment programs for lowering blood pressure in patients with NIDDM in order to avoid this outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute biochemical variations induced by calcium citrate and calcium carbonate in Type 2 diabetic patients: impaired calcium absorption in Type 2 diabetic patients with prolonged gastric emptying time
    Y M Song
    Division of Endocrinology Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No 160, Section 3, Taichung Kang Road, Taichung 407, Taiwan
    J Diabetes Complications 15:97-102. 2001
    ..A prolonged gastric emptying time in these diabetic subjects may contribute to the non-significant alteration in free calcium levels after the administration of either calcium preparation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plasma status of selected minerals in hypertensive men with and without insulin resistance
    M D Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 14:228-31. 2001
    ..The present study suggests that altered plasma status of selected minerals in hypertension cannot be totally ascribed to the co-exhibition of insulin resistance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes of brachial flow-mediated vasodilation in different ischemic stroke subtypes
    P L Chen
    Section of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung Kang Rd, Taichung 407, Taiwan, ROC
    Neurology 67:1056-8. 2006
    ..Impaired FMD was an independent predictor for lacunar infarction. Ischemic stroke is associated with endothelial dysfunction, which is more conspicuous in lacunar infarction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Abnormal gonadotropin release and carbohydrate metabolism in morbid obese women
    W H Sheu
    Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, ROC
    Chin J Physiol 40:207-12. 1997
    ..Excessive body fat play an important role in mediating these carbohydrate and gonadotropin abnormalities...