Ike S Okosun

Summary

Affiliation: Georgia State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Applicability of a combination of hemoglobin A(1c) and fasting plasma glucose in population-based prediabetes screening
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Diabetes 4:407-16. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Awareness of diabetes risks is associated with healthy lifestyle behavior in diabetes free American adults: evidence from a nationally representative sample
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 6:87-94. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Trends and clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in American adolescents from 1999 to 2008
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:132-9. 2012
  4. pmc Effects of screening and brief intervention training on resident and faculty alcohol intervention behaviours: a pre- post-intervention assessment
    J Paul Seale
    Department of Family Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31210, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:46. 2005
  5. pmc Impact of vital signs screening & clinician prompting on alcohol and tobacco screening and intervention rates: a pre-post intervention comparison
    J Paul Seale
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia and Mercer University School of Medicine, 3780 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 11:18. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Continuous metabolic syndrome risk score, body mass index percentile, and leisure time physical activity in American children
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:636-44. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported and measured height and weight: impact on racial/ethnic differences in hypertension
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, PO Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:415-20. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in abdominal obesity in young people: United States 1988-2002
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, P O Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302 3995, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:338-44. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and C-reactive protein in American adults: the impact of abdominal obesity
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 6879, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:289-97. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional fat localizations and racial/ethnic variations in odds of hypertension in at-risk American adults
    I S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 30302 3995, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 20:362-71. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Applicability of a combination of hemoglobin A(1c) and fasting plasma glucose in population-based prediabetes screening
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Diabetes 4:407-16. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Awareness of diabetes risks is associated with healthy lifestyle behavior in diabetes free American adults: evidence from a nationally representative sample
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 6:87-94. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Trends and clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in American adolescents from 1999 to 2008
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:132-9. 2012
    ..To characterize trends and clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in 12-17-year-old non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black (NHB), Mexican-American (MA), and multiracial American (MRA) adolescents...
  4. pmc Effects of screening and brief intervention training on resident and faculty alcohol intervention behaviours: a pre- post-intervention assessment
    J Paul Seale
    Department of Family Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31210, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:46. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Impact of vital signs screening & clinician prompting on alcohol and tobacco screening and intervention rates: a pre-post intervention comparison
    J Paul Seale
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia and Mercer University School of Medicine, 3780 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 11:18. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Continuous metabolic syndrome risk score, body mass index percentile, and leisure time physical activity in American children
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:636-44. 2010
    ..17) and vigorous (-0.42) LTPA levels was also observed (P<.01). The result of this study suggests that promoting LTPA at all levels of weight status may help to reverse the increasing trends of metabolic syndrome in US children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported and measured height and weight: impact on racial/ethnic differences in hypertension
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, PO Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:415-20. 2008
    ..We also sought to determine the effect of using self-reported and measured height and weight in determining the association of obesity with risk of hypertension in these population groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in abdominal obesity in young people: United States 1988-2002
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, P O Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302 3995, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:338-44. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence and trends of abdominal obesity from 1988-1994 to 1999-2002 in American White, Black, and Hispanic youths...
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and C-reactive protein in American adults: the impact of abdominal obesity
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 6879, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:289-97. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of AO on the association of CRP with metabolic syndrome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional fat localizations and racial/ethnic variations in odds of hypertension in at-risk American adults
    I S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 30302 3995, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 20:362-71. 2006
    ..Weight reduction programs that are targeted toward abdominal and truncal regions in at-risk populations and along racial/ethnic lines may help to alleviate racial/ethnic disparity in risk of hypertension...
  11. doi request reprint Validity of a continuous metabolic risk score as an index for modeling metabolic syndrome in adolescents
    Ike S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:843-51. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Poor health is associated with episodic heavy alcohol use: evidence from a National Survey
    I S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, P O Box 3995, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health 119:509-17. 2005
    ..We also sought to determine ethnic and gender differences in the association between self-rated health and episodic heavy drinking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in prehypertension in American adults: population and relative attributable risks of abdominal obesity
    I S Okosun
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, GA, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 18:849-55. 2004
    ..Life-style modification, including diet and exercise, may have public health significance in reducing the incidence of prehypertension in these populations...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of urinary cadmium on cardiovascular fitness as measured by VO2 max in white, black and Mexican Americans
    Heartley Egwuogu
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 109:292-300. 2009
    ..We explored potential effects of cadmium exposure on cardiovascular fitness measures, including gender and racial/ethnic differences...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of a patient-based risk assessment prompt on diabetes screening
    John M Boltri
    Department of Family Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 78:102-7. 2007
    ..This pilot study tested the impact of a diabetes risk assessment completed by patients without nursing assistance...
  16. doi request reprint Multiple Sclerosis disease distribution and potential impact of environmental air pollutants in Georgia
    Anthony Charles Gregory
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30328, United States
    Sci Total Environ 396:42-51. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Children's waist size found to increase from 1988 to 2002
    Ike S Okosun
    Ethn Dis 16:591. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin A1c levels in diagnosed and undiagnosed black, Hispanic, and white persons with diabetes: results from NHANES 1999-2000
    John M Boltri
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Macon, GA 31206, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:562-7. 2005
    ..This study describes racial/ethnic differences in HbA1c among US Black, Hispanic, and White diagnosed and undiagnosed persons with diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity in U.S. adults: prevalence and trends, 1960-2000
    Ike S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Prev Med 39:197-206. 2004
    ..There is a large body of epidemiologic evidence linking abdominal obesity to cardiovascular diseases. Abdominal adiposity is an important component of insulin resistance syndrome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends of abdominal adiposity in white, black, and Mexican-American adults, 1988 to 2000
    Ike S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1550 College Street, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Obes Res 11:1010-7. 2003
    ..To describe changes in the distribution of waist circumference (WC) and abdominal obesity (AO) in white, black, and Mexican-American adults from 1988 through 2000...
  21. pmc Diagnosed diabetes and ethnic disparities in adverse health behaviors of American women
    Ike S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia 31207, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:523-32. 2003
    ..This shows the need for physicians to educate their diabetic patients regarding benefits of exercise and smoking avoidance...
  22. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity and ethnic differences in diabetes awareness, treatment, and glycemic control
    Ike S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia 31207, USA
    Obes Res 10:1241-50. 2002
    ..We also determined the impact of abdominal obesity on racial/ethnic differences in diabetes awareness, treatment, and glycemic control between these population groups...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diabetes prevention in a faith-based setting: results of translational research
    John Mark Boltri
    Department of Family Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31206, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:29-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to translate the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) into a church-based setting...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum carotenoids and clustering of adverse health behaviors in American adults
    Ike S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon GA 31207, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:145-58. 2002
    ..To determine the association between clustering of adverse health behaviors (cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and sedentarism) and serum carotenoids in a representative sample of white, Black, and Hispanic Americans...