SIDIKA E KARAKAS

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Free fatty acid binding protein-4 and retinol binding protein-4 in polycystic ovary syndrome: response to simvastatin and metformin therapies
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:483-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of prune consumption on the ratio of 2-hydroxyestrone to 16alpha-hydroxyestrone
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1422-7. 2002
  3. pmc Determinants of impaired fasting glucose versus glucose intolerance in polycystic ovary syndrome
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:887-93. 2010
  4. pmc Serum fatty acid binding protein 4, free fatty acids, and metabolic risk markers
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, The University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Metabolism 58:1002-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of protein versus simple sugar intake on weight loss in polycystic ovary syndrome (according to the National Institutes of Health criteria)
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of California Davis, 4150 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:262-70. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation of nutrients and hormones in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:688-94. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Responses of inflammatory markers to a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet: effects of energy intake
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4150 V Street, PSSB Suite G400, Sacramento, CA 94817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:774-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and endocrine effects of a polyunsaturated fatty acid-rich diet in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:615-20. 2004
  9. pmc Metabolic and endocrine effects of long-chain versus essential omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in polycystic ovary syndrome
    M Luisa Vargas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Metabolism 60:1711-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Lean mass and insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Kevin B Comerford
    Nutritional Biology Graduate Group, Department of Nutrition, The University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Metabolism 61:1256-60. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Walnuts vs. Walnut-Oil, Glucose Homeostasis, PCOS
    Sidika Kasim Karakas; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Prevention of Post-Prandial Hypoglycemia Using n-3/n-6 PUFA in PCOS
    Sidika Kasim Karakas; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Free fatty acid binding protein-4 and retinol binding protein-4 in polycystic ovary syndrome: response to simvastatin and metformin therapies
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:483-7. 2013
    ..Serum FABP4 related to the obesity, insulin resistance and inflammation while RBP4 related to lipids. Insulin sensitizing and lipid lowering therapies did not affect FABP4 or RBP4 levels in PCOS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of prune consumption on the ratio of 2-hydroxyestrone to 16alpha-hydroxyestrone
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1422-7. 2002
    ..High fiber intake is also associated with decreased breast cancer risk...
  3. pmc Determinants of impaired fasting glucose versus glucose intolerance in polycystic ovary syndrome
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:887-93. 2010
    ..To determine insulin resistance and response in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and normal glucose tolerance (NGT), impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance, and combined glucose intolerance (CGI)...
  4. pmc Serum fatty acid binding protein 4, free fatty acids, and metabolic risk markers
    SIDIKA E KARAKAS
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, The University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Metabolism 58:1002-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, fasting FABP4 related to metabolic risk markers more strongly than fasting FFA. Nadir FABP4 and nadir FFA measured after glucose loading may provide better risk assessment than the fasting values...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of protein versus simple sugar intake on weight loss in polycystic ovary syndrome (according to the National Institutes of Health criteria)
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of California Davis, 4150 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:262-70. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of protein vs. simple sugars on weight loss, body composition, and metabolic and endocrine parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation of nutrients and hormones in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:688-94. 2007
    ..Insulin resistance, infertility, and hirsutism, common characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), improve with even modest weight loss. Optimal dietary treatment for PCOS is not known...
  7. ncbi request reprint Responses of inflammatory markers to a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet: effects of energy intake
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4150 V Street, PSSB Suite G400, Sacramento, CA 94817, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:774-9. 2006
    ..Inflammation contributes to atherogenesis. Dietary fats may be proinflammatory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and endocrine effects of a polyunsaturated fatty acid-rich diet in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sidika E Kasim-Karakas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:615-20. 2004
    ..Urinary pregnanediol 3-glucuronide increased from 18.6 +/- 2.2 to 31.0 +/- 5.7 micro g/mg creatinine (P = 0.038). In conclusion, increased dietary PUFA intake can exert significant metabolic and endocrine effects in women with PCOS...
  9. pmc Metabolic and endocrine effects of long-chain versus essential omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in polycystic ovary syndrome
    M Luisa Vargas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Metabolism 60:1711-8. 2011
    ..Long-chain vs essential n-3 PUFA-rich oils have distinct metabolic and endocrine effects in polycystic ovary syndrome; and therefore, they should not be used interchangeably...
  10. doi request reprint Lean mass and insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Kevin B Comerford
    Nutritional Biology Graduate Group, Department of Nutrition, The University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Metabolism 61:1256-60. 2012
    ..7±1.7 and 48.9±1.6 kg) but discordant for fat mass (43.3±2.6 vs 30.3±8.9 kg) showed no differences in insulin resistance parameters. These novel findings indicate that lean mass relates directly to insulin resistance in PCOS...
  11. pmc In polycystic ovary syndrome, adrenal steroids are regulated differently in the morning versus in response to nutrient intake
    Dumindra Gurusinghe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, The University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:1192-9. 2010
    ..To investigate adrenal steroid regulation in polycystic ovary syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Lignan content of the flaxseed influences its biological effects in healthy men and women
    Rogelio U Almario
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:194-9. 2013
    ..In this 6-week-long, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study, we investigated the effects of FLX lignans on cardiovascular risk factors...
  13. doi request reprint Utility of hemoglobin-A1C in nondiabetic women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Rami Mortada
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Endocr Pract 19:284-9. 2013
    ..Compared to the general population, women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk for diabetes. Our goal was to determine what glucose homeostasis abnormalities can be identified by A1C ≥5.7% in women with PCOS...
  14. doi request reprint The beneficial effects of α-cyclodextrin on blood lipids and weight loss in healthy humans
    Kevin B Comerford
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Vascular Medicine, School of Medicine, UC Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1200-4. 2011
    ..These results suggest that α-CD exerts its beneficial health effects on body weight and blood lipid profile in healthy nonobese individuals, as previously reported in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint An ad libitum, very low-fat diet results in weight loss and changes in nutrient intakes in postmenopausal women
    Wendy M Mueller-Cunningham
    Department of Family and Consumers Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, 95819 6053, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1600-6. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Circulating bioactive androgens in midlife women
    Jiangang Chen
    Center for Health and the Environment, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4387-94. 2006
    ..It is important to characterize the biological activity of circulating androgenic steroid hormones during the menopausal transition because these appear to impact the metabolic and cardiovascular health risk factors of women...

Research Grants2

  1. Walnuts vs. Walnut-Oil, Glucose Homeostasis, PCOS
    Sidika Kasim Karakas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Prevention of Post-Prandial Hypoglycemia Using n-3/n-6 PUFA in PCOS
    Sidika Kasim Karakas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our aim is to identify the best supplement that can prevent hypoglycemia and its unwanted consequences in these young women-an under-studied patient population. ..