Donna Ryan

Summary

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of sibutramine to treat obesity
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Prim Care 30:405-26, viii. 2003
  2. doi request reprint What the new obesity guidelines will tell us
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:429-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment options for obesity: what is old is new again
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:182-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of sibutramine and other noradrenergic and serotonergic drugs in the management of obesity
    D H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Endocrine 13:193-9. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of sibutramine
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:41-54. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical management of obesity in women: office-based approaches to weight management
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:914-27; discussion 980-1. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Nonsurgical weight loss for extreme obesity in primary care settings: results of the Louisiana Obese Subjects Study
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:146-54. 2010
  8. pmc An environmental intervention to prevent excess weight gain in African-American students: a pilot study
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:340-3. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Two-year internet-based randomized controlled trial for weight loss in African-American girls
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1231-43. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2001-2006
    William D Johnson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:371-7. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of sibutramine to treat obesity
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Prim Care 30:405-26, viii. 2003
    ..Sibutramine can be a useful tool in the obesity treatment toolbox if used by knowledgeable practitioners...
  2. doi request reprint What the new obesity guidelines will tell us
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:429-33. 2013
    ..The purpose of the review is to update the reader on the long anticipated Obesity 2, the second iteration of 'Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: the Evidence Report'...
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment options for obesity: what is old is new again
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:182-9. 2013
    ..All the new drugs under discussion are re-fittings of old agents or fresh approaches to old targets; thus, what is old is new again in the pharmacotherapy of obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of sibutramine and other noradrenergic and serotonergic drugs in the management of obesity
    D H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Endocrine 13:193-9. 2000
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  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of sibutramine
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:41-54. 2004
    ..Sibutramine is a useful adjunct to diet and physical activity approaches and can help selected patients achieve and maintain weight loss with concomitant health benefits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical management of obesity in women: office-based approaches to weight management
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:914-27; discussion 980-1. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Nonsurgical weight loss for extreme obesity in primary care settings: results of the Louisiana Obese Subjects Study
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:146-54. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc An environmental intervention to prevent excess weight gain in African-American students: a pilot study
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:340-3. 2010
    ..To examine the influence of an environmental intervention to prevent excess weight gain in African-American children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Two-year internet-based randomized controlled trial for weight loss in African-American girls
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1231-43. 2006
    ..A randomized controlled trial tested the efficacy of an internet-based lifestyle behavior modification program for African-American girls over a 2-year period of intervention...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2001-2006
    William D Johnson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:371-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of distinct combinations of components of the metabolic syndrome among adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Treatment of the obese patient in primary care: targeting and meeting goals and expectations
    George Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Postgrad Med 125:67-77. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Wise Mind project: a school-based environmental approach for preventing weight gain in children
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70734, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:906-17. 2007
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  13. pmc Military services fitness database: development of a computerized physical fitness and weight management database for the U.S. Army
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Mil Med 174:1-8. 2009
    ..A 2.5-year pilot test of the MSFD indicated that it monitors population and individual trends of changing body weight, %BF, and fitness in a military population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of body composition methods in obese African-American women
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:415-22. 2006
    ..To compare the accuracy of percentage body fat (%BF) estimates between bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and DXA in obese African-American women...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of triiodothyronine on bone metabolism in healthy ambulatory men
    Steven R Smith
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Thyroid 13:357-64. 2003
    ..4% (p = 0.08). Bone mineral density showed no change. We conclude that T(3) accelerates bone turnover and that bone formation does not increase acutely to prevent bone loss...
  16. ncbi request reprint A primary care weight management intervention for low-income African-American women
    Pamela Davis Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808 4124, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1412-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether a tailored weight management program, addressing the needs of obese, low-income African-American women, would produce greater weight loss than standard medical care...
  17. pmc Reduction in weight and cardiovascular disease risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes: one-year results of the look AHEAD trial
    Xavier Pi-Sunyer
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1374-83. 2007
    ..This report describes 1-year changes in CVD risk factors in a trial designed to examine the long-term effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention on the incidence of major CVD events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment of the overweight patient
    George A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:2239-52. 2007
    ..In addition there are several drugs and drug combinations in phase 2 or phase 2 trials that will be reported on in the coming years...
  19. pmc Louisiana (LA) Health: design and methods for a childhood obesity prevention program in rural schools
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:783-95. 2008
    ..The study will also recruit a similar sample of students to measure changes in body weight relative to height, gender, and age over the same three-year period...
  20. ncbi request reprint Distribution of glucokinase, glucose transporter GLUT2, sulfonylurea receptor-1, glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor and neuropeptide Y messenger RNAs in rat brain by quantitative real time RT-PCR
    Bing Li
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center C1038, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 113:139-42. 2003
    ..In this study, we combined tissue micropunch and real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), and measured GK, GLUT2, SUR1, GLP-1R and NPY mRNA expression in discrete areas in the hypothalamus and the hindbrain...
  21. ncbi request reprint The influence of different fats and fatty acids on obesity, insulin resistance and inflammation
    George A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Nutr 132:2488-91. 2002
    ..One important conclusion from this review is that both total fat and individual fatty acids have to be considered when reaching conclusions about dietary fat and obesity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and BMI in relation to self-perception of overweight
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Obes Res 10:345-50. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Fast-food consumption among US adults and children: dietary and nutrient intake profile
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1332-8. 2003
    ..To examine the dietary profile associated with fast-food use. To compare the dietary intake of individuals on the day that they ate fast food with the day that fast food was not eaten...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary fish oil does not protect rats exposed to restraint or sleep deprivation stress
    Emilia Papakonstantinou
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Dawson Hall, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Physiol Behav 78:759-65. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that high levels of dietary FO do not improve the response to stress in rats exposed to mixed stressors...
  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention
    Betty M Kennedy
    Health Behavior Dept, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:373-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine a church-based intervention employing a 6-month pilot weight loss program as a strategy to improve health of African-American adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes): design and methods for a clinical trial of weight loss for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Control Clin Trials 24:610-28. 2003
    ..Other outcomes include components of CVD risk, cost and cost-effectiveness, diabetes control and complications, hospitalizations, intervention processes, and quality of life...
  27. ncbi request reprint Expression levels of genes likely involved in glucose-sensing in the obese Zucker rat brain
    Iwona Bogacka
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 7:67-74. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the hindbrain may be an important site for glucose-sensing where major phenotypic changes occur for glucose-sensing genes expression...
  28. ncbi request reprint Short-term food restriction and refeeding alter expression of genes likely involved in brain glucosensing
    Jun Zhou
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:943-50. 2003
    ..The results indicate that putative glucosensing (GK, Glut-2, and Glp-1R) gene expression in the hypothalamus and brainstem is reduced in response to food intake, depending on prior nutritional status...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mediators of weight loss in a family-based intervention presented over the internet
    Marney A White
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
    Obes Res 12:1050-9. 2004
    ..It was hypothesized that variables such as program adherence, dietary self-efficacy, psychological factors, and family environment factors would mediate the effect of the experimental condition on weight loss...
  30. ncbi request reprint Americans on diet: results from the 1994-1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1247-51. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of dieting to lose weight or for a health reason in a representative sample of US adults...
  31. ncbi request reprint Politics of the obesity epidemic: results of the 2003 Louisiana Physicians Survey
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:S28-33. 2005
    ..However, our survey indicates that support among Louisiana physicians for obesity-related policy is not equal to support for policies directed against helmet and smoking laws...
  32. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in rats exposed to repeated acute restraint stress is independent of energy or leptin status
    Ruth B S Harris
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 282:R77-88. 2002
    ..These results indicate that repeated acute stress induces a chronic change in weight independent of stress-induced hypophagia and may represent a change in homeostasis initiated by repeated acute activation of the central CRF system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rats fed only during the light period are resistant to stress-induced weight loss
    Ruth B S Harris
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Physiol Behav 76:543-50. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates that stress-induced weight loss only occurs when rats have food available during their normal feeding period (dark phase) and is not determined by increased corticosterone release...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in food intake and body weight associated with basic combat training
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 64000 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Mil Med 167:248-53. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the overall effect of BCT was a trend toward improvement of healthy eating and healthy body weight...
  35. ncbi request reprint Compensatory growth of adipose tissue after partial lipectomy: involvement of serum factors
    Dorothy B Hausman
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 229:512-20. 2004
    ..Thus, compensatory adipose tissue growth after lipectomy may be mediated, in part, by blood-borne factors that are derived from tissues other than adipose tissue...
  36. ncbi request reprint Increased glucocorticoid response to a novel stress in rats that have been restrained
    Ruth B S Harris
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, Dawson Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Physiol Behav 81:557-68. 2004
    ..Therefore, multiple aspects of the stress response may be exaggerated in these animals and contribute to the chronic reduction in body weight...
  37. pmc Metabolic flexibility in response to glucose is not impaired in people with type 2 diabetes after controlling for glucose disposal rate
    Jose E Galgani
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Diabetes 57:841-5. 2008
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  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship among risk factor clustering, abdominal obesity, and residual risk for cardiovascular events
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 8:9-16. 2007
    ..It is a potential therapeutic target to reduce residual cardiometabolic risk. Waist circumference has been shown to be a strong correlate of abdominal obesity, and measurement is a useful tool for the assessment of cardiometabolic risk...
  39. ncbi request reprint A new dental approach for reducing food intake
    Heather M Walden
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Res 12:1773-80. 2004
    ..This removable tool is inserted into the upper palate of the mouth, reducing the size of the oral cavity, thereby potentially reducing bite size...

Research Grants1

  1. Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center Planning Phase
    Donna Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition to activities serving Louisiana, the LA CaTS Center will serve as an incubator to foster the development of innovative tools and information technologies that can benefit the field. ..