I S Okosun

Summary

Affiliation: Mercer University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity and clustering of multiple metabolic syndrome in White, Black and Hispanic americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 10:263-70. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity defined as a larger than expected waist girth is associated with racial/ethnic differences in risk of hypertension
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine 1550 College Street Macon, GA 31207, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 15:307-12. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of birth weight on ethnic variations in subcutaneous and central adiposity in American children aged 5-11 years. A study from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:479-84. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and type 2 diabetes comorbidity in adults in the United States: risk of overall and regional adiposity
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia 31207, USA
    Obes Res 9:1-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity values associated with established body mass indexes in white, black and hispanic Americans. A study from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1279-85. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the risk of type 2 diabetes attributable to differences in abdominal adiposity in American women
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1500 College Street, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 7:425-30. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein B, ratio of total cholesterol to HDL-C, and blood pressure in abdominally obese white and black American women
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine 1550 College Street Macon, GA 31207, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 15:299-305. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with reduced self-rated general health status: evidence from a representative sample of white, black, and Hispanic Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1550 College Street, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Prev Med 32:429-36. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in rates of type 2 diabetes in American women: how much is due to differences in overall adiposity?
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1500 College Street, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    Ethn Health 6:27-34. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight is associated with elevated serum lipoprotein(a) in white and black American children ages 5-11 y
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Public Health 116:33-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity and clustering of multiple metabolic syndrome in White, Black and Hispanic americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 10:263-70. 2000
    ..MMS was defined as the occurrence of two or more of either hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypertriglyceridemia or hyperinsulinemia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity defined as a larger than expected waist girth is associated with racial/ethnic differences in risk of hypertension
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine 1550 College Street Macon, GA 31207, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 15:307-12. 2001
    ..The aim of this investigation was to determine whether abdominal obesity free of the influence of overall heaviness is associated with increased risk of hypertension in a representative sample of white and black Americans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of birth weight on ethnic variations in subcutaneous and central adiposity in American children aged 5-11 years. A study from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:479-84. 2000
    ..We also determined the contribution of birth weight to ethnic differences in subcutaneous and central adiposity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and type 2 diabetes comorbidity in adults in the United States: risk of overall and regional adiposity
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia 31207, USA
    Obes Res 9:1-9. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal adiposity values associated with established body mass indexes in white, black and hispanic Americans. A study from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1279-85. 2000
    ..9 kg/m2) and obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m2)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the risk of type 2 diabetes attributable to differences in abdominal adiposity in American women
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1500 College Street, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 7:425-30. 2000
    ..To determine how much of the relative difference in the risk of type 2 diabetes between White and non-White (Black and Hispanic) American women can be explained by differences in the prevalence of abdominal obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein B, ratio of total cholesterol to HDL-C, and blood pressure in abdominally obese white and black American women
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine 1550 College Street Macon, GA 31207, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 15:299-305. 2001
    ..We also sought to determine if there are ethnic differences in blood pressure values that could be explained by differences in mean values of ApoB and TC/HDL...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with reduced self-rated general health status: evidence from a representative sample of white, black, and Hispanic Americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1550 College Street, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Prev Med 32:429-36. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in rates of type 2 diabetes in American women: how much is due to differences in overall adiposity?
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, 1500 College Street, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
    Ethn Health 6:27-34. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight is associated with elevated serum lipoprotein(a) in white and black American children ages 5-11 y
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Public Health 116:33-8. 2002
    ..Since interactions between in utero factors and risk exposures after birth are likely, definitive studies evaluating these interactions are warranted...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...