Amy C Ellis

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Higher postprandial serum ghrelin among African-American girls before puberty
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:691-6. 2012
  2. pmc Effects of habitual diet on ethnic differences in serum total ghrelin
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 427 Webb Building, 1675 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Endocrine 42:359-65. 2012
  3. pmc Circulating ghrelin and GLP-1 are not affected by habitual diet
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Regul Pept 176:1-5. 2012
  4. pmc Ethnic differences in glucose disposal, hepatic insulin sensitivity, and endogenous glucose production among African American and European American women
    Amy C Ellis
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Metabolism 61:634-40. 2012
  5. pmc Respiratory quotient predicts fat mass gain in premenopausal women
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2255-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Which equation best predicts energy expenditure in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1680-7. 2011
  7. pmc A higher-carbohydrate, lower-fat diet reduces fasting glucose concentration and improves β-cell function in individuals with impaired fasting glucose
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Metabolism 61:358-65. 2012
  8. pmc Race differences in the association of oxidative stress with insulin sensitivity in African- and European-American women
    Gordon Fisher
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:972-7. 2012
  9. pmc Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight loss
    Amy M Goss
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1139-42. 2013
  10. pmc Dietary macronutrient composition affects β cell responsiveness but not insulin sensitivity
    Laura Lee Goree
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:120-7. 2011

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Publications12

  1. pmc Higher postprandial serum ghrelin among African-American girls before puberty
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:691-6. 2012
    ..Recent reports suggest that ghrelin regulation may differ by ethnicity and age. This study was designed to examine circulating ghrelin among overweight female African Americans across different age groups...
  2. pmc Effects of habitual diet on ethnic differences in serum total ghrelin
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 427 Webb Building, 1675 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Endocrine 42:359-65. 2012
    ..Further study is warranted to explore the physiological basis for these ethnic differences and to determine whether they may relate to higher obesity rates among AA...
  3. pmc Circulating ghrelin and GLP-1 are not affected by habitual diet
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Regul Pept 176:1-5. 2012
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  4. pmc Ethnic differences in glucose disposal, hepatic insulin sensitivity, and endogenous glucose production among African American and European American women
    Amy C Ellis
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Metabolism 61:634-40. 2012
    ..Future research is needed to determine the physiological basis of lower insulin sensitivity among AA and its implications for type 2 diabetes mellitus risk...
  5. pmc Respiratory quotient predicts fat mass gain in premenopausal women
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2255-9. 2010
    ..This observation suggests that low postprandial fat oxidation may uniquely predispose obesity-prone individuals to accrual of adipose tissue...
  6. doi request reprint Which equation best predicts energy expenditure in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?
    Amy C Ellis
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1680-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare measured resting energy expenditure (REE) with estimates from three common prediction equations with the goal of determining which equation best estimates REE in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)...
  7. pmc A higher-carbohydrate, lower-fat diet reduces fasting glucose concentration and improves β-cell function in individuals with impaired fasting glucose
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Metabolism 61:358-65. 2012
    ..If confirmed, these results may have an impact on dietary recommendations for overweight individuals with and without IFG...
  8. pmc Race differences in the association of oxidative stress with insulin sensitivity in African- and European-American women
    Gordon Fisher
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:972-7. 2012
    ..05). These results suggest that oxidative stress independently contributes to insulin sensitivity among AA women. Further, this association in AA may be mediated by circulating FFA and/or glucose...
  9. pmc Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight loss
    Amy M Goss
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1139-42. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that consumption of a relatively low glycemic load (GL) diet would reduce total and visceral adipose tissue under both eucaloric and hypocaloric conditions...
  10. pmc Dietary macronutrient composition affects β cell responsiveness but not insulin sensitivity
    Laura Lee Goree
    Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:120-7. 2011
    ..Altering dietary carbohydrate or fat content may have chronic effects on insulin secretion and sensitivity, which may vary with individual metabolic phenotype...
  11. ncbi request reprint Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadir
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Ave South, Webb Building, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Appetite 80:236-41. 2014
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  12. pmc A theoretically based Behavioral Nutrition Intervention for Community Elders at high risk: the B-NICE randomized controlled clinical trial
    Julie L Locher
    Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 30:384-402. 2011
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