V A Holmes

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a DVD for women with diabetes: impact on knowledge and attitudes to preconception care
    V A Holmes
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 29:950-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of the immunomodulatory cytokine interleukin-10 during normal human pregnancy: a longitudinal study
    V A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, Coleraine, UK
    Cytokine 21:265-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in haemostasis during normal pregnancy: does homocysteine play a role in maintaining homeostasis?
    Valerie A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:479-93. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Association between breast-feeding and anthropometry and CVD risk factor status in adolescence and young adulthood: the Young Hearts Project, Northern Ireland
    Valerie A Holmes
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:771-8. 2010
  5. pmc Vitamins C and E for prevention of pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes (DAPIT): a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    David R McCance
    Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Lancet 376:259-66. 2010
  6. doi request reprint An exploration of knowledge and attitudes related to pre-pregnancy care in women with diabetes
    M Spence
    Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 27:1385-91. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Soluble P-selectin levels during normal pregnancy: a longitudinal study
    V A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    BJOG 109:997-1002. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Placental protein tyrosine nitration and MAPK in type 1 diabetic pre-eclampsia: Impact of antioxidant vitamin supplementation
    P C Johnston
    Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    J Diabetes Complications 27:322-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The Diabetes and Pre-eclampsia Intervention Trial
    V A Holmes
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:66-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine is lower in the third trimester of pregnancy in women with enhanced folate status from continued folic acid supplementation
    Valerie A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    Clin Chem 51:629-34. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a DVD for women with diabetes: impact on knowledge and attitudes to preconception care
    V A Holmes
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 29:950-6. 2012
    ..To determine if an educational DVD increases knowledge and changes attitudes of women with diabetes towards preconception care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of the immunomodulatory cytokine interleukin-10 during normal human pregnancy: a longitudinal study
    V A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, Coleraine, UK
    Cytokine 21:265-9. 2003
    ..These findings help clarify previous conflicting results and establish a range for plasma levels of IL-10 in normal healthy pregnancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in haemostasis during normal pregnancy: does homocysteine play a role in maintaining homeostasis?
    Valerie A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:479-93. 2003
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Association between breast-feeding and anthropometry and CVD risk factor status in adolescence and young adulthood: the Young Hearts Project, Northern Ireland
    Valerie A Holmes
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:771-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between breast-feeding and blood pressure, anthropometry and plasma lipid profile in both adolescence and young adulthood...
  5. pmc Vitamins C and E for prevention of pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes (DAPIT): a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    David R McCance
    Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Lancet 376:259-66. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess whether supplementation with vitamins C and E reduced incidence of pre-eclampsia in women with type 1 diabetes...
  6. doi request reprint An exploration of knowledge and attitudes related to pre-pregnancy care in women with diabetes
    M Spence
    Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 27:1385-91. 2010
    ..We sought to determine knowledge and attitudes of women with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes of childbearing age towards pre-pregnancy care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Soluble P-selectin levels during normal pregnancy: a longitudinal study
    V A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    BJOG 109:997-1002. 2002
    ..To investigate soluble P-selectin (sP-selectin) levels and platelet parameters in normal pregnant women compared with non-pregnant control subjects...
  8. doi request reprint Placental protein tyrosine nitration and MAPK in type 1 diabetic pre-eclampsia: Impact of antioxidant vitamin supplementation
    P C Johnston
    Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    J Diabetes Complications 27:322-7. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The Diabetes and Pre-eclampsia Intervention Trial
    V A Holmes
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:66-71. 2004
    ..The primary outcome of DAPIT is pre-eclampsia. Secondary outcomes include endothelial activation (PAI-1/PAI-2) and birthweight centile...
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine is lower in the third trimester of pregnancy in women with enhanced folate status from continued folic acid supplementation
    Valerie A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    Clin Chem 51:629-34. 2005
    ..Low folate status is associated with an increased concentration of plasma total homocysteine (tHcy), a risk factor associated with pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Haemostasis in normal pregnancy: a balancing act?
    V A Holmes
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BW, UK
    Biochem Soc Trans 33:428-32. 2005
    ..This balance is maintained, at least partly, by an increase in fibrinolytic activity, but decreases in other factors such as factor XI and monocyte tissue factor expression may also serve to counterbalance procoagulant changes...
  12. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in pregnant women: a longitudinal study
    Valerie A Holmes
    Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University, Belfast BT9 5BN, UK
    Br J Nutr 102:876-81. 2009
    ..Given the potential consequences of hypovitaminosis D on health outcomes, vitamin D supplementation, perhaps at higher doses than currently available, is needed to improve maternal vitamin D nutriture...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tissue factor expression on monocyte subpopulations during normal pregnancy
    Valerie A Holmes
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    Thromb Haemost 87:953-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that, in order to maintain homeostasis in haemostasis in an otherwise hypercoagulable state, monocyte TF expression is reduced during normal pregnancy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Could antioxidant supplementation prevent pre-eclampsia?
    Valerie A Holmes
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 64:491-501. 2005
    ..The results of these trials are awaited with interest...