I S Okosun

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of waist circumference with risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in Nigerians, Jamaicans, and African-Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Diabetes Care 21:1836-42. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of waist circumference with ApoB to ApoAI ratio in black and white Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:498-504. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint The relation of central adiposity to components of the insulin resistance syndrome in a biracial US population sample
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:218-29. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity in six populations of West African descent: prevalence and population attributable fraction of hypertension
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Obes Res 7:453-62. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in Nigerians, Jamaicans and US blacks
    C N Rotimi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiolgy, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:190-200. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of abdominal obesity cut-off points for hypertension in blacks from west African and Caribbean island nations
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:180-6. 2000

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of waist circumference with risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in Nigerians, Jamaicans, and African-Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Diabetes Care 21:1836-42. 1998
    ..In this study, we reexamine the role of waist size on the risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in African-origin populations from three contrasting environments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of waist circumference with ApoB to ApoAI ratio in black and white Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:498-504. 1999
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between central fat distribution (defined by waist circumference) and the ratio of these lipoproteins (ApoB/ApoAI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relation of central adiposity to components of the insulin resistance syndrome in a biracial US population sample
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:218-29. 1999
    ..The results of this study reinforce the need to encourage the use of waist measure as a public health tool in screening for CVD risks...
  4. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity in six populations of West African descent: prevalence and population attributable fraction of hypertension
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Obes Res 7:453-62. 1999
    ..Lucia, Barbados, and the United States (US)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in Nigerians, Jamaicans and US blacks
    C N Rotimi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiolgy, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:190-200. 1999
    ..Nigerians exhibited remarkably well-preserved glucose tolerance. Understanding the factors that limit the risk of type 2 diabetes in West Africa, beyond relative absence of obesity, would have considerable public health significance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of abdominal obesity cut-off points for hypertension in blacks from west African and Caribbean island nations
    I S Okosun
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:180-6. 2000
    ..We also determined population- and gender-specific abdominal adiposity cut-off points for epidemiological identification of risk of hypertension...