Ambika P Ashraf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of insulin on plasma vascular endothelial growth factor in children with new-onset diabetes
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, ACC 608, 1600 Seventh Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4920-3. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and components of the metabolic syndrome in obese adolescent females
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2214-21. 2011
  3. pmc Dietary iron intake in the first 4 months of infancy and the development of type 1 diabetes: a pilot study
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 2:58. 2010
  4. pmc Threshold for effects of vitamin D deficiency on glucose metabolism in obese female African-American adolescents
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CPP 230, 1601 Fourth Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3200-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Insulin treatment reduces pre-prandial plasma ghrelin concentrations in children with type 1 diabetes
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR533-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in early infantile hypocalcemia
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University ofAlabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:1025-31. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Unusual case of neonatal diabetes mellitus due to congenital pancreas agenesis
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 6:239-43. 2005
  8. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone are independent determinants of whole-body insulin sensitivity in women and may contribute to lower insulin sensitivity in African Americans
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1344-9. 2010
  9. pmc Associations of C-Reactive Protein to Indices of Vascular Health and the Influence of Serum 25(OH)D Status in Healthy Adults
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Nutr Metab 2012:475975. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutritional vitamin D deficiency presenting as hemichorea
    Romeo Fernandez
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Neurology, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35233, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:74-6. 2007

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of insulin on plasma vascular endothelial growth factor in children with new-onset diabetes
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, ACC 608, 1600 Seventh Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4920-3. 2005
    ..Considerable experimental evidence inculpates vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) as one of the candidate factors providing a mechanistic link between hyperglycemia and diabetic complications...
  2. doi request reprint Associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and components of the metabolic syndrome in obese adolescent females
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2214-21. 2011
    ..Relationships of 25(OH)D with fasting insulin and ALT were ethnic specific. The positive relationship with LDL and ALT were suggestive of possible adverse influences of vitamin D...
  3. pmc Dietary iron intake in the first 4 months of infancy and the development of type 1 diabetes: a pilot study
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 2:58. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of iron intake on the development of type 1 diabetes (T1DM)...
  4. pmc Threshold for effects of vitamin D deficiency on glucose metabolism in obese female African-American adolescents
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CPP 230, 1601 Fourth Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3200-6. 2009
    ..Vitamin D status can influence insulin resistance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Insulin treatment reduces pre-prandial plasma ghrelin concentrations in children with type 1 diabetes
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR533-7. 2007
    ..Also, the relationship between the simultaneous blood glucose concentrations and fasting plasma ghrelin concentrations was explored...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in early infantile hypocalcemia
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University ofAlabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:1025-31. 2006
    ..To further define the pathogenesis of infantile hypocalcemia, the prevailing vitamin D status, and treatment outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Unusual case of neonatal diabetes mellitus due to congenital pancreas agenesis
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 6:239-43. 2005
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  8. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone are independent determinants of whole-body insulin sensitivity in women and may contribute to lower insulin sensitivity in African Americans
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1344-9. 2010
    ..Furthermore, African Americans (AAs) have lower insulin sensitivity and 25(OH)D concentrations than do European Americans (EAs); whether these differences are associated in a cause-and-effect manner has not been determined...
  9. pmc Associations of C-Reactive Protein to Indices of Vascular Health and the Influence of Serum 25(OH)D Status in Healthy Adults
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Nutr Metab 2012:475975. 2012
    ..Ethnic differences in serum hs-CRP and 25(OH)D concentrations and CVD are known...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutritional vitamin D deficiency presenting as hemichorea
    Romeo Fernandez
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Neurology, The Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35233, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:74-6. 2007
    ..This report also raises the possible role of calcium or vitamin D in the intestinal loss of albumin in protein-losing enteropathy...
  11. pmc Insulin resistance indices are inversely associated with vitamin d binding protein concentrations
    Ambika P Ashraf
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology A P A, X W, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences C H, and Department of Nutrition Sciences B A G, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 and Division of Endocrinology J A A, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:178-83. 2014
    ..VDBP concentrations are inversely associated with hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance. ..
  12. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Ethnic Differences in Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Function
    Jessica A Alvarez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Clin Med Res 4:197-205. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationships of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) with indicators of vascular function among healthy, young AA and EA adults...
  13. doi request reprint Parental perspectives of diabetes management in Alabama public schools
    Jason P Skelley
    Samford University, St Vincent s East Family Medicine Clinic, Birmingham, AL, USA
    South Med J 106:274-9. 2013
    ..There is a significant need for such information because of the paucity of published data on the current state of diabetes care in Alabama public schools...
  14. pmc Primary hyperparathyroidism with low intact PTH levels in a 14-year-old girl
    Amanda D Benaderet
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2325-9. 2011
    ..Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is usually associated with hypercalcemia and inappropriately elevated serum PTH...
  15. ncbi request reprint Permanent exocrine and endocrine pancreatic deficiency following hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Ambika Ashraf
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Pediatr 149:139. 2006