Adekunle Dawodu

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial (RCT) of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy in a population with endemic vitamin D deficiency
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2048, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3026, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2337-46. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal vitamin D status: effect on milk vitamin D content and vitamin D status of breastfeeding infants
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Global Child Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:353-61. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in mothers and infants worldwide - a paradigm shift
    A Dawodu
    Global Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2048, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:3-13. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Higher prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in mothers of rachitic than nonrachitic children
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emiirates
    J Pediatr 147:109-11. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal outcome in the United Arab Emirates: the effect of changes in resources and practices
    A Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 11:673-9. 2005
  6. pmc Mother-child vitamin D deficiency: an international perspective
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Center for Global Child Health, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 5041, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Arch Dis Child 92:737-40. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Size at birth in a rapidly developing economy: intrauterine growth pattern of UAE infants
    A Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 35:615-23. 2008
  8. doi request reprint High prevalence of moderately severe vitamin D deficiency in preterm infants
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Global Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Int 53:207-10. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of sunlight exposure and vitamin D status in Arab women of childbearing age
    A Dawodu
    Center for Global Child Health, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 17:570-4. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic contribution to high neonatally lethal malformation rate in the United Arab Emirates
    A Dawodu
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Community Genet 8:31-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial (RCT) of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy in a population with endemic vitamin D deficiency
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2048, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3026, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2337-46. 2013
    ..Vitamin D (vD) deficiency in pregnancy is a global health problem and the amount of vD supplementation to prevent vD deficiency is controversial...
  2. pmc Maternal vitamin D status: effect on milk vitamin D content and vitamin D status of breastfeeding infants
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Global Child Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:353-61. 2012
    ..It also reviews the results of ongoing research on the effect of high-dose maternal vitamin D supplementation alone as a possible option to prevent vitamin D deficiency in the breastfeeding mother-infant dyad...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in mothers and infants worldwide - a paradigm shift
    A Dawodu
    Global Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2048, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:3-13. 2012
    ..It also addresses a combined strategy to prevent vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, lactation and infancy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Higher prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in mothers of rachitic than nonrachitic children
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emiirates
    J Pediatr 147:109-11. 2005
    ..There was a positive correlation between maternal and child vitamin D levels. We conclude that mothers of rachitic children should be investigated and treated for vitamin D deficiency...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal outcome in the United Arab Emirates: the effect of changes in resources and practices
    A Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 11:673-9. 2005
    ..Modest declines in deaths from asphyxia, sepsis and complications of preterm births occurred from periods 1 to 2 but the differences were not statistically significant...
  6. pmc Mother-child vitamin D deficiency: an international perspective
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Center for Global Child Health, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 5041, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Arch Dis Child 92:737-40. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Size at birth in a rapidly developing economy: intrauterine growth pattern of UAE infants
    A Dawodu
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 35:615-23. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint High prevalence of moderately severe vitamin D deficiency in preterm infants
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Global Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Int 53:207-10. 2011
    ..However, data on vitamin D status of preterm infants in high-risk populations, such as Middle Eastern countries is scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of sunlight exposure and vitamin D status in Arab women of childbearing age
    A Dawodu
    Center for Global Child Health, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 17:570-4. 2011
    ..0 nmol/L) than pre-intervention (17.6 nmol/L). Extending sun exposure for more than 4 weeks should be investigated as part of strategies to improve vitamin D status in high-risk Arab women who lack outdoor sun exposure to the skin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic contribution to high neonatally lethal malformation rate in the United Arab Emirates
    A Dawodu
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Community Genet 8:31-4. 2005
    ..We examined the contribution of genetic disorders to congenital anomalies (CA) causing neonatal deaths in the Al Ain Medical District (AMD) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) because of the high consanguineous marriage rate in the community...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of combined maternal and infant vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status of exclusively breastfed infants
    Hussein F Saadi
    Department of Internal Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Matern Child Nutr 5:25-32. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypovitaminosis D and vitamin D deficiency in exclusively breast-feeding infants and their mothers in summer: a justification for vitamin D supplementation of breast-feeding infants
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
    J Pediatr 142:169-73. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in exclusively breast-feeding infants and their mothers in a community where maternal sunshine exposure is low...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of daily and monthly high-dose calciferol in vitamin D-deficient nulliparous and lactating women
    Hussein F Saadi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1565-71. 2007
    ..The appropriate dosing regimen for improving vitamin D status in this population is not known...
  14. pmc Vitamin D and its role during pregnancy in attaining optimal health of mother and fetus
    Carol L Wagner
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, MSC 513, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Nutrients 4:208-30. 2012
    ..An overview of vitamin metabolism, states of deficiency, and the results of recent clinical trials conducted in the U.S. are presented with an emphasis on what is known and what questions remain to be answered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Folic acid awareness and intake survey in the United Arab Emirates
    Yousef M Abdulrazzaq
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Reprod Toxicol 17:171-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the level of knowledge and use of periconceptional folic acid supplementation in a sample of postpartum women recruited from three hospitals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influencing birth outcomes in Nepal
    Ardythe L Morrow
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Lancet 364:914-5. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Fibrochondrogenesis: clinical and radiological features
    L I Al-Gazali
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Clin Dysmorphol 6:157-63. 1997
    ..Only seven cases have been reported previously. The clinical and radiological features together with the differential diagnosis is discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of the severe form of microgastria-limb reduction defect in a consanguineous family
    L I Al-Gazali
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Clin Dysmorphol 8:253-8. 1999
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Current maternal-infant micronutrient status and the effects on birth weight in the United Arab Emirates
    I Amirlak
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    East Mediterr Health J 15:1399-406. 2009
    ..In multivariate analysis, maternal serum 25-OHD correlated positively with birth weight while serum ferritin showed a negative correlation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Microcephaly associated with abnormal gyral pattern
    L Sztriha
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Neuropediatrics 35:346-52. 2004
    ..One patient died in the neonatal period and three in infancy. All patients, who survived the neonatal period, had developmental delay, intellectual disability, and neurological deficits, and nine suffered from epilepsy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diet, clothing, sunshine exposure and micronutrient status of Arab infants and young children
    A Dawodu
    Department of Paediatrics, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:39-44. 2001
    ..The study indicates that hypovitaminosis D continues to be an important maternal and child health problem, despite the abundant sunshine...
  22. ncbi request reprint Abnormal folate metabolism and genetic polymorphism of the folate pathway in a child with Down syndrome and neural tube defect
    L I Al-Gazali
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Am J Med Genet 103:128-32. 2001
    ..The presence of both trisomy 21 and postclosure NTD in the same child supports the need for an extended periconceptional period of maternal folate supplementation to achieve greater preventive effects for both NTD and trisomy 21...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pattern of central nervous system anomalies in a population with a high rate of consanguineous marriages
    L I Al-Gazali
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain Hospital, United Arab Emirates
    Clin Genet 55:95-102. 1999
    ..The study indicates that CNS anomalies are fairly common in the UAE, particularly, the recessive syndromic types. Careful and detailed analysis of such anomalies is required so that accurate genetic advice can be given...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy
    A K Gururaj
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UAE University, PO Box 17666, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Seizure 12:110-4. 2003
    ..To study the occurrence, associated factors, nature and prognosis of seizures in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ophthalmia neonatorum in the United Arab Emirates
    H Nsanze
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of the United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
    Ann Trop Paediatr 16:27-32. 1996
    ..The most effective antimicrobial agents were gentamicin topically or ceftriaxone systemically...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and rickets: possible role of maternal vitamin D deficiency
    Adekunle Dawodu
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:319. 2007