Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Let's move our next generation of patients toward healthy behaviors
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    General Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Multidiscip Healthc 5:115-9. 2012
  2. doi Diabetes, pre-diabetes and insulin resistance screening in Native American children and youth
    P A Nsiah-Kumi
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4085, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:540-5. 2013
  3. doi Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with diabetes risk in Native American children
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Internal Medicine Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4085, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:146-53. 2012
  4. doi Communicating effectively with vulnerable populations during water contamination events
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Water Health 6:63-75. 2008
  5. doi Family history and parents' beliefs about consequences of childhood overweight and their influence on children's health behaviors
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:53-9. 2009
  6. ncbi Disparities in diabetic retinopathy screening and disease for racial and ethnic minority populations--a literature review
    Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi
    General Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4085, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:430-7. 2009
  7. ncbi Body mass index percentile more sensitive than acanthosis nigricans for screening Native American children for diabetes risk
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4085, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:944-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Multicultural medicine and ensuring good health for all
    Rubens J Pamies
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 987810 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 7810, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-14-20. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Let's move our next generation of patients toward healthy behaviors
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    General Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Multidiscip Healthc 5:115-9. 2012
    ..Counseling adult patients about healthy behaviors will benefit not only our patients today but our patients in the future as well...
  2. doi Diabetes, pre-diabetes and insulin resistance screening in Native American children and youth
    P A Nsiah-Kumi
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4085, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:540-5. 2013
    ..We designed a cross-sectional, community-based study of NA children to estimate the prevalence of diabetes, pre-diabetes and IR and their association with other diabetes risk factors...
  3. doi Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with diabetes risk in Native American children
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Internal Medicine Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4085, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:146-53. 2012
    ..The authors examined vitamin D insufficiency and its association with body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance...
  4. doi Communicating effectively with vulnerable populations during water contamination events
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Water Health 6:63-75. 2008
    ..In water contamination crises, our publics' health depends on effective, targeted crisis communication...
  5. doi Family history and parents' beliefs about consequences of childhood overweight and their influence on children's health behaviors
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:53-9. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi Disparities in diabetic retinopathy screening and disease for racial and ethnic minority populations--a literature review
    Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi
    General Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4085, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:430-7. 2009
    ..Maximizing their efforts to improve diabetes-related vision care for their racial and ethnic minority patients can lead to a decrease in diabetic retinopathy disparities...
  7. ncbi Body mass index percentile more sensitive than acanthosis nigricans for screening Native American children for diabetes risk
    Phyllis A Nsiah-Kumi
    Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4085, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:944-9. 2010
    ..Many Native American tribes use acanthosis nigricans to screen for type 2 diabetes risk. We hypothesized that acanthosis nigricans misses many children at risk for type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi Multicultural medicine and ensuring good health for all
    Rubens J Pamies
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 987810 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 7810, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-14-20. 2006
    ..Information from this article was presented during Plenary Session 1 of the Fifth Annual Primary Care and Prevention Conference, September 21, 2005...