W Aekplakorn

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of diabetes and associated risk factors by regions of Thailand: Third National Health Examination Survey 2004
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
    Diabetes Care 30:2007-12. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Microalbuminuria and metabolic risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care setting in Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University Rama 6 Rd, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:92-8. 2009
  3. pmc Urban and rural variation in clustering of metabolic syndrome components in the Thai population: results from the fourth National Health Examination Survey 2009
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 11:854. 2011
  4. pmc Regional variation and determinants of vitamin D status in sunshine-abundant Thailand
    La or Chailurkit
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 11:853. 2011
  5. pmc Obesity and mortality among older Thais: a four year follow up study
    Patama Vapattanawong
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Rd, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 10:604. 2010
  6. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Thai adults: a national health survey
    Leena Ong-Ajyooth
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Nephrol 10:35. 2009
  7. pmc Prevalence and management of diabetes and metabolic risk factors in Thai adults: the Thai National Health Examination Survey IV, 2009
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Care 34:1980-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, and control of metabolic risk factors by BMI status in Thai adults: National Health Examination Survey III
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:298-306. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation and National Cholesterol Education Program criteria among Thai adults
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Road, Rajdevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:792-800. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in Thailand
    W Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Obes Rev 10:589-92. 2009

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of diabetes and associated risk factors by regions of Thailand: Third National Health Examination Survey 2004
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
    Diabetes Care 30:2007-12. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint Microalbuminuria and metabolic risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care setting in Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University Rama 6 Rd, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:92-8. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of microalbuminuria and associated risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care...
  3. pmc Urban and rural variation in clustering of metabolic syndrome components in the Thai population: results from the fourth National Health Examination Survey 2009
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 11:854. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of MetS and combinations of MetS components according to sex and urban/rural areas from a nationally representative sample of Thai adults...
  4. pmc Regional variation and determinants of vitamin D status in sunshine-abundant Thailand
    La or Chailurkit
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 11:853. 2011
    ..In the present study, we investigated vitamin D status in Thais according to geographical regions and other risk factors...
  5. pmc Obesity and mortality among older Thais: a four year follow up study
    Patama Vapattanawong
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Rd, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Public Health 10:604. 2010
    ..To assess the association of body mass index with mortality in a population-based setting of older people in Thailand...
  6. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Thai adults: a national health survey
    Leena Ong-Ajyooth
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Nephrol 10:35. 2009
    ..We, therefore, aimed to determine the prevalence of CKD in Thai adults from the National Health Examination Survey of 2004...
  7. pmc Prevalence and management of diabetes and metabolic risk factors in Thai adults: the Thai National Health Examination Survey IV, 2009
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Care 34:1980-5. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, and control of metabolic risk factors by BMI status in Thai adults: National Health Examination Survey III
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:298-306. 2011
    ..There were no significant differences in the control rates of these risk factors across BMI groups. Improvement in detection, treatment, and control of these metabolic risk factors in all BMI subgroups is critical...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation and National Cholesterol Education Program criteria among Thai adults
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Department of Community Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Road, Rajdevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:792-800. 2011
    ..Implementation of programs to prevent obesity and metabolic factors along with future periodic survey to monitor the problem is crucial...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in Thailand
    W Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Obes Rev 10:589-92. 2009
    ..9% in 2001 for the 2-5-year-olds and from 5.8% to 6.7% for the 6-12-year-olds. The data also show disproportionate increases of obesity in the rural area, which indicates the problem no longer restricts to the higher socioeconomic group...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in obesity and associations with education and urban or rural residence in Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3113-21. 2007
    ..To measure trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity and the relationship with urban or rural residence and education in Thailand...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and management of prehypertension and hypertension by geographic regions of Thailand: the Third National Health Examination Survey, 2004
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Hypertens 26:191-8. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension, and management of hypertension, by geographic regions of Thailand...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence among women in slum communities in Bangkok, Thailand
    W Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Rajdevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Singapore Med J 48:763-8. 2007
    ..This study aims to describe the prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated factors among married women in slum communities in Bangkok...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute effect of sulphur dioxide from a power plant on pulmonary function of children, Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Int J Epidemiol 32:854-61. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the association of short-term exposure to increased ambient SO2 and daily pulmonary function changes among children with and without asthma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of SO2 and particles from a power plant on respiratory symptoms of children, Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:906-14. 2003
    ..98, 1.09) and cough (OR=1.04, 95% CI=1.00, 1.08) in asthmatics. At the low ambient air pollution concentrations observed, particulate matter rather than SO2 was associated on a microg/m3 basis with acute daily respiratory symptoms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of overweight and obesity in Thai adults: results of the Second National Health Examination Survey
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:685-93. 2004
    ..Public health surveillance and intervention to modify the risk factors of excessive weight should be implemented...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in Thai adults
    W Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1782-90. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHpR) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) with cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes in Thai population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and diabetes mellitus among the elderly: the 2004 National Health Examination Survey III, Thailand
    Y Porapakkham
    Community Medicine Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rajdevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Singapore Med J 49:868-73. 2008
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and both conditions combined, and to examine factors related to awareness, treatment and control among the elderly in Thailand...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors in five regions of Thailand: InterASIA data
    Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong
    Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 93:17-26. 2010
    ..Age- and sex- standardized mortality rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) was high in Bangkok and central Thailand in the year 2000. This may partially be related to differences in risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and its recommended intake associated with sociodemographic factors: Thailand National Health Examination Survey III
    Warapone Satheannoppakao
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, 420 1 Rajvithi Road, Rachathewi District, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Public Health Nutr 12:2192-8. 2009
    ..To examine the fruit and vegetable consumption in Thailand, the percentage of Thais meeting recommended intakes and the association with sociodemographic factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of daily pulmonary function in response to air pollution among asthmatic children
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:990-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, even at low concentrations of daily SO2 and PM10 in the study area, there is evidence of a heterogeneous response to short-term exposure to SO2 and PM10 in children...
  22. pmc Air pollution and respiratory symptoms: results from three panel studies in Bangkok, Thailand
    N Vichit-Vadakan
    College of Public Health, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Environ Health Perspect 109:381-7. 2001
    ..The estimated odds ratios are generally consistent with and slightly higher than the findings of previous studies conducted in the United States...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity and coronary heart disease in Thai men
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1036-42. 2007
    ..To determine the association of four simple anthropometric indices with coronary heart disease (CHD) in Thai men, and to determine the optimal cut-off points for each index in the prediction of CHD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of type 2 diabetes among professional and office workers in Bangkok, Thailand
    Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1896-904. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence rates of type 2 diabetes and associated factors among professional and office workers in Bangkok...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and hazardous or harmful alcohol use in Thailand: joint prevalence and associations with socioeconomic factors
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Addict Behav 33:503-14. 2008
    ..Tobacco and alcohol misuse could be more effectively addressed by targeting and tailoring programs towards those who are most at risk - joint tobacco and harmful or hazardous alcohol users, and those of lower socioeconomic status...
  26. ncbi request reprint Floor activity score
    Wichien Laohacharoensombat
    Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S89-95. 2005
    ..To propose an instrument to measure the amount of floor activities performed by an individual...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of components of two definitions of the metabolic syndrome related to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in a cohort study in Thailand
    Supachai Tanomsup
    Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Care 30:2138-40. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and management of diabetes in Thai adults: the international collaborative study of cardiovascular disease in Asia
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Care 26:2758-63. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine in Thai adults aged >or=35 years the prevalence and management of diabetes and the associations of diabetes with cardiovascular risk factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint A risk score for predicting incident diabetes in the Thai population
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Diabetes Care 29:1872-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a risk score to predict people at high risk of diabetes in Thailand...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of public opinion on legislation to deter drunk driving
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:814-9. 2002
    ..More stringent enforcement of laws against drunk drivers should be implemented in parallel with traffic safety programs and other social control initiatives...
  31. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and reporting of occupational diseases: the performance of physicians in Thailand
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:188-92. 2002
    ..Improvement calls for the collaborative effort of all responsible agencies and warrants further research that will guide policy and practice...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessment of capacity for cardiovascular disease control and prevention in Thailand: a qualitative study
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:741-7. 2005
    ..Publicity of CVD burden and preventive measures, and local programs, should be implemented with community participation...