N F Chu

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors among obese schoolchildren: the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:1141-6. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hyperuricemia and other cardiovascular disease risk factors among adult males in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:13-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein profiles, not anthropometric measures, correlate with serum lipoprotein(a) values in children: the Taipei children heart study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:5-12. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin concentrations and obesity in relation to insulin resistance syndrome components among school children in Taiwan--The Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1265-71. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors among healthy adults in a Chinese population: the MJ Health Screening Center Study in Taiwan
    D M Wu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1189-95. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for high blood lead levels among the general population in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:775-81. 1998
  7. pmc Reappraisal of the relation between blood lead concentration and blood pressure among the general population in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Occup Environ Med 56:30-3. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of obesity among school children in Taiwan--the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:170-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation of plasma leptin and adiponectin with insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in children - the Taipei Children Heart Study
    Y J Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pract 60:1582-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity, leptin and blood pressure among children in Taiwan: the Taipei Children's Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Hypertens 14:135-40. 2001

Collaborators

  • D J Wang
  • C H Lee
  • M S Lee
  • C A Sun
  • F H Lin
  • D M Wu
  • Y J Hung
  • J B Chang
  • M H Shen
  • A T Hsieh
  • S C Wang
  • C H Hsieh
  • C T He
  • S C Fan
  • Y H Liang
  • S M Shieh
  • J T Tsai
  • P K Sung
  • L Pai
  • L L Hsu

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors among obese schoolchildren: the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:1141-6. 1998
    ..Childhood obesity increases the risk of obesity in adulthood and is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hyperuricemia and other cardiovascular disease risk factors among adult males in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:13-7. 2000
    ..There is a significantly positive association between SUA concentration and other CVD risk factors among adult males in Taiwan...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein profiles, not anthropometric measures, correlate with serum lipoprotein(a) values in children: the Taipei children heart study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:5-12. 2000
    ..We will attempt to find parameters that will be able to predict Lp(a) levels in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin concentrations and obesity in relation to insulin resistance syndrome components among school children in Taiwan--The Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1265-71. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of plasma leptin concentration with obesity and the components of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) among school children in Taiwan...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors among healthy adults in a Chinese population: the MJ Health Screening Center Study in Taiwan
    D M Wu
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1189-95. 2001
    ..Considering the significant association between clustering of risk factors under study and BMI levels, this study gives an indication that population-based multifactorial interventions may work out favorably for specific groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for high blood lead levels among the general population in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:775-81. 1998
    ..Environmental and occupational lead pollution is a common problem in both developing and industrialized countries. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the risk factors for high blood lead levels among the general population in Taiwan...
  7. pmc Reappraisal of the relation between blood lead concentration and blood pressure among the general population in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Occup Environ Med 56:30-3. 1999
    ..The relation between blood lead concentration (PbB) and blood pressure was examined in a Taiwan nationwide population survey of PbB from July 1993 to June 1994...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of obesity among school children in Taiwan--the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:170-6. 2001
    ..Obesity and associated chronic disease risk factors are becoming important public health issues. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the prevalence and secular trends of being overweight and obese among school children in Taiwan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation of plasma leptin and adiponectin with insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in children - the Taipei Children Heart Study
    Y J Hung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pract 60:1582-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, plasma leptin was more strongly associated with insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function than was adiponectin among children, particularly in boys...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity, leptin and blood pressure among children in Taiwan: the Taipei Children's Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Department of Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Hypertens 14:135-40. 2001
    ..Leptin, the obese (ob) gene product, is associated with the occurrence of obesity and related disorders in humans. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between plasma leptin and BP among children...
  11. doi request reprint The trend of hypertension and its relationship to the weight status among Taiwanese young adolescents
    F H Lin
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hum Hypertens 26:48-55. 2012
    ..The prevalence of hypertension has increased significantly in young adolescents, especially for overweight. It is necessary to enrol young adolescents in weight management programs to prevent hypertension-related co-morbidities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma leptin levels and lipid profiles among school children in Taiwan--the Taipei Children Heart Study
    D M Wu
    Department of Public Health, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:911-6. 2001
    ..In both genders, children in the top 25% of the leptin distribution have more adverse lipid and lipoprotein profiles...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein concentrations in relation to 5-year body weight change among children: the Taipei Children Heart Study
    N F Chu
    Departments of Community Medicine and Public Health, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:735-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relation between plasma CRP levels and 5-y body weight and body mass index (BMI) change among school children in Taiwan...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants and distributions of plasma total homocysteine concentrations among school children in Taiwan
    J B Chang
    Division of Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:33-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the determinants and distributions of plasma tHcy levels and the relationship between plasma tHcy, folate and vitamin B12 levels among school children in Taipei...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in Taiwan
    N F Chu
    Department of Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obes Rev 6:271-4. 2005
    ..5% and 15.9% for men and 13.2% and 10.7% for women from 1993-1996 to 2000-2001. From these data, we found that the prevalence of obesity in Taiwan has increased steadily from 1980 to 2000 especially in children and in men...
  16. doi request reprint Combined effect of C-reactive protein gene SNP +2147 A/G and interleukin-6 receptor gene SNP rs2229238 C/T on anthropometric characteristics among school children in Taiwan
    F H Lin
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, No 161 Sec 6 Min Chuan East Road, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:587-94. 2011
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