Kathryn C B Tan

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and impaired vasomotor function in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:328-34. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoadiponectinemia is associated with impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:765-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of postprandial triglyceride and remnant-like lipoproteins in type 2 diabetes
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:209-14. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Reverse cholesterol transport in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:534-43. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid transfer protein activity and subclinical inflammation in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokufulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Atherosclerosis 178:365-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 7:99-108. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint HDL dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
    Atherosclerosis 184:377-82. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma apolipoprotein E concentration is an important determinant of phospholipid transfer protein activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:307-12. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation endproducts in nondiabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Sleep 29:329-33. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between serum levels of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products and circulating advanced glycation end products in type 2 diabetes
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Diabetologia 49:2756-62. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and impaired vasomotor function in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:328-34. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether hyperhomocysteinemia was independently associated with changes in endothelium-dependent and -independent vasomotor functions in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoadiponectinemia is associated with impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:765-9. 2004
    ..Adiponectin may act as a link between adipose tissue and the vasculature...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of postprandial triglyceride and remnant-like lipoproteins in type 2 diabetes
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:209-14. 2005
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  4. doi request reprint Reverse cholesterol transport in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:534-43. 2009
    ..In this article, abnormalities in RCT in type 2 diabetes mellitus and therapeutic strategies targeting HDL and RCT will be reviewed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid transfer protein activity and subclinical inflammation in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokufulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Atherosclerosis 178:365-70. 2005
    ..There is also an independent association between CRP and PLTP activity, suggesting that subclinical inflammation may influence PLTP activity in diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 7:99-108. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis of dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome will be reviewed and the roles of therapeutic lifestyle modification and drug therapies in the treatment of dyslipidemia will be discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint HDL dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
    Atherosclerosis 184:377-82. 2006
    ..HDL dysfunction has been reported in patients with coronary heart disease and we hypothesize that HDL may also be dysfunctional in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition associated with increased oxidative stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma apolipoprotein E concentration is an important determinant of phospholipid transfer protein activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:307-12. 2006
    ..We have therefore investigated whether plasma apo AI, B and E concentrations are important determinants of plasma PLTP activity in type 2 diabetes, a condition associated with increased plasma PLTP activity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation endproducts in nondiabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Sleep 29:329-33. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that AGE concentrations may be increased in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition associated with increased oxidative stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between serum levels of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products and circulating advanced glycation end products in type 2 diabetes
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Diabetologia 49:2756-62. 2006
    ..Since little is known about the regulation of endogenous sRAGE levels, we determined whether serum sRAGE is influenced by circulating AGEs and the severity of nephropathy in type 2 diabetic patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinedione increases serum soluble receptor for advanced glycation end-products in type 2 diabetes
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Diabetologia 50:1819-25. 2007
    ..We investigated the impact of improving glycaemic control on serum total sRAGE and endogenous secretory RAGE (esRAGE), a splice variant of sRAGE, and compared the effect of rosiglitazone with that of sulfonylurea...
  12. doi request reprint Serum advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are associated with insulin resistance
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:488-92. 2011
    ..We have investigated whether circulating advanced glycation end products are associated with insulin resistance in human subjects independent of metabolic parameters...
  13. doi request reprint Soluble lectin-like oxidized low density lipoprotein receptor-1 in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Lipid Res 49:1438-44. 2008
    ..sLOX-1 level is increased in type 2 diabetes. Both glucose and AGEs are important determinants of LOX-1 expression, and lowering glucose and AGEs leads to a reduction in sLOX-1...
  14. doi request reprint Enhanced expression of receptor for advanced glycation end-products is associated with low circulating soluble isoforms of the receptor in Type 2 diabetes
    Xystus H L Tam
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Clin Sci (Lond) 120:81-9. 2011
    ..Hence increased full-length RAGE levels are not associated with a similar increase in sRAGE isoforms levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between acute-phase reactants and advanced glycation end products in type 2 diabetes
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Care 27:223-8. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender, hepatic lipase gene polymorphism and type 2 diabetes mellitus on hepatic lipase activity in Chinese
    K C Tan
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, ROC
    Atherosclerosis 157:233-9. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin lowers C-reactive protein and improves endothelium-dependent vasodilation in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:563-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, treatment with atorvastatin in type 2 diabetes led to a significant improvement in endothelium-dependent vasodilation, which might be partly related to its anti-inflammatory effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of angiotensin II receptor antagonist on endothelial vasomotor function and urinary albumin excretion in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 18:71-6. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation end products and endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Honk Kong
    Diabetes Care 25:1055-9. 2002
    ..This study was performed to investigate whether changes in endothelium-dependent vasodilation, a marker of endothelial function, were related to serum AGEs concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute effect of orlistat on post-prandial lipaemia and free fatty acids in overweight patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong and Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Diabet Med 19:944-8. 2002
    ..We postulate that orlistat, a gastrointestinal lipase inhibitor, may cause changes in post-prandial lipoprotein metabolism by reducing dietary triglyceride absorption...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid transfer protein activity and small, dense LDL in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:301-6. 2003
    ..The present study determined whether abnormalities in the LDL subfraction pattern in type 2 diabetic patients were related to changes in lipid transfer proteins...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment with Sandostatin LAR on small dense LDL and remnant-like lipoproteins in patients with acromegaly
    K C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:558-64. 2003
    ..These lipoproteins are atherogenic and may contribute to the cardiovascular risk of these patients. The aim of this study was to determine whether treatment of acromegaly using Sandostatin LAR could lower these atherogenic lipoproteins...
  23. doi request reprint Determinants of leukocyte adenosine triphosphate-binding cassette transporter G1 gene expression in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Huali Zhou
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Metabolism 57:1135-40. 2008
    ..The reduction in ABCG1 is associated with impairment in cholesterol efflux and may contribute to accelerated foam cell formation in diabetic patients...
  24. doi request reprint Cellular cholesterol efflux to serum is impaired in diabetic nephropathy
    Huali Zhou
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:617-23. 2008
    ..Our aim is to evaluate the capacity of serum to induce ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) and scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) mediated cholesterol efflux in type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hypoadiponectinemia as a predictor for the development of hypertension: a 5-year prospective study
    Wing Sun Chow
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Hypertension 49:1455-61. 2007
    ..76; 95% CIs: 1.06 to 7.16; P=0.037 versus highest tertile). Our data suggest that hypoadiponectinaemia may be involved in the pathogenesis of hypertension in humans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treatment and control of diabetes mellitus in the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Department of Medicine and Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:301-7. 2006
    ..2%), while patients using diet treatment alone (65.9%) had the best glycemic control. There is a need to improve glycemic control. Better patient education, intensive lifestyle changes, and newer therapies need to be explored...
  27. doi request reprint Glycoxidized LDL increases lectin-like oxidized low density lipoprotein receptor-1 in diabetes mellitus
    Sammy W M Shiu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Atherosclerosis 203:522-7. 2009
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  28. doi request reprint The relationship between glucose metabolism, metabolic syndrome, and bone-specific alkaline phosphatase: a structural equation modeling approach
    Ching Lung Cheung
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3856-63. 2013
    ..The relationship of serum alkaline phosphatase (total and bone-specific) with diabetes and metabolic syndrome (MetS), 2 major risk factors of vascular calcification, is largely unknown...
  29. doi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and endothelial lipase
    Sammy W M Shiu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Atherosclerosis 198:441-7. 2008
    ..Since type 2 diabetes is associated with chronic subclinical inflammation, we have determined whether serum EL concentration is increased in type 2 diabetes and investigated the effect of insulin on EL...
  30. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of recently identified osteoporosis susceptibility genes in southern Chinese
    Su Mei Xiao
    MD, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E1827-34. 2013
    ..Circulating factors related to calcium and phosphate metabolism, eg, serum levels of calcium, phosphate, vitamin D metabolites, PTH, and alkaline phosphatase (ALP), may affect bone turnover and metabolism...
  31. doi request reprint Genetic variants in GREM2 are associated with bone mineral density in a southern Chinese population
    Ching Lung Cheung
    Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E1557-61. 2013
    ..Gremlin 2 (GREM2) is a regulator of osteoblast differentiation and osteogenesis. A recent genome-wide association study identified GREM2 as a novel susceptibility gene for trabecular volumetric bone mineral density (BMD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased serum advanced glycation end products are associated with impairment in HDL antioxidative capacity in diabetic nephropathy
    Huali Zhou
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:927-33. 2008
    ..We have investigated whether serum AGE level is associated with impairment in the antioxidative capacity of HDL and in the ability of serum to induce cholesterol efflux in type 2 diabetic patients with and without nephropathy...
  33. doi request reprint Carbamylation of LDL and its relationship with myeloperoxidase in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Sammy W M Shiu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Sci (Lond) 126:175-81. 2014
    ..Plasma cLDL is increased in patients with Type 2 diabetes even in the absence of renal impairment and carbamylation of LDL in these subjects is mainly mediated by MPO and not by urea...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of advanced glycation end products on lectin-like oxidized low density lipoprotein receptor-1 expression in endothelial cells
    Sammy W M Shiu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:1083-92. 2012
    ..Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) have been recently identified as other ligands to LOX-1 and shown to increase LOX-1 expressions in diabetes; therefore, we investigated the underlying mechanism involved...
  35. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase G894T (Glu298Asp) polymorphism was predictive of glycemic status in a 5-year prospective study of Chinese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance
    Annette W K Tso
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Metabolism 55:1155-8. 2006
    ..No significant effect of -T786C or in4a/b polymorphism on fifth-year glycemic status was observed. The eNOS G894T polymorphism appears to be predictive of persistent hyperglycemia in Chinese subjects with IGT...
  36. ncbi request reprint HpaII polymorphism in the atrial natriuretic peptide gene and hypertension
    B M Cheung
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam
    Am J Hypertens 12:524-7. 1999
    ..Our findings differed from previous reports and suggested that this polymorphism is not associated with hypertension in this population...
  37. doi request reprint Genetic variant in vitamin D binding protein is associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and vitamin D insufficiency in southern Chinese
    Ching Lung Cheung
    1 Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China 2 Centre for Genomic Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China 3 Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Hum Genet 58:749-51. 2013
    ..561 (P=0.005) and 0.576 (P=5 × 10(-4)), respectively. Our study provides an independent evidence of the associations of rs2282679 and probably rs12785878 with 25(OH)D and vitamin D insufficiency in southern Chinese...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein -493 G/T polymorphism and type 2 diabetes mellitus on LDL subfractions
    S P L Chen
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Atherosclerosis 167:287-92. 2003
    ..01). In conclusion, the -493 G/T polymorphism only has a minor effect on LDL subfraction pattern in Chinese and the effect is only apparent in the presence of type 2 diabetes...
  39. pmc Serum Level of Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products Is Associated with A Disintegrin And Metalloproteinase 10 in Type 1 Diabetes
    Alan C H Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137330. 2015
    ..We have investigated the role of A Disintegrin And Metalloproteinase 10 (ADAM10) in the ectodomain shedding of RAGE...
  40. ncbi request reprint Exome-chip association analysis reveals an Asian-specific missense variant in PAX4 associated with type 2 diabetes in Chinese individuals
    Chloe Y Y Cheung
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Diabetologia 60:107-115. 2017
    ..We conducted an exomechip association analysis to identify additional type 2 diabetes susceptibility variants in the Chinese population...
  41. doi request reprint Validation of the Pooled Cohort equations in a long-term cohort study of Hong Kong Chinese
    Chi Ho Lee
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Lipidol 9:640-6.e2. 2015
    ..The 2013 American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association guidelines recommended the Pooled Cohort equations for evaluation of cardiovascular (CV) risk of individuals...
  42. pmc Cellular cholesterol transport proteins in diabetic nephropathy
    Joseph G S Tsun
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 9:e105787. 2014
    ..We have investigated the role of cellular cholesterol transport proteins including adenosine triphosphate binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1), G1 (ABCG1) and scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) in diabetic nephropathy...
  43. pmc Altered profile of circulating endothelial progenitor cells in obstructive sleep apnea
    Macy Mei sze Lui
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Breath 17:937-42. 2013
    ..Our study evaluates changes in endothelial progenitor cell (EPC) profile in relation to OSA and the role of advanced glycation end-products (AGE) in this relationship...
  44. doi request reprint Increased serum levels of advanced glycation end-products is associated with severity of sleep disordered breathing but not insulin sensitivity in non-diabetic men with obstructive sleep apnoea
    Jamie C M Lam
    University Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Sleep Med 13:15-20. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between serum AGEs and insulin sensitivity in non-diabetic subjects with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)...
  45. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein predicts the deterioration of glycemia in chinese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance
    Kathryn C B Tan
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Care 26:2323-8. 2003
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  46. ncbi request reprint Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis in a Hong Kong Chinese kinship with a novel splicing site mutation IVS6-1G>T in the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene
    Chloe M Mak
    Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Mol Genet Metab 81:144-6. 2004
    ..M62401). Significant phenotypic variation was noted among them that the youngest sister was still symptom-free at the time of writing...
  47. ncbi request reprint M235T polymorphism of the angiotensinogen gene and hypertension in Chinese
    B M Cheung
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam
    J Hypertens 16:1137-40. 1998
    ..To compare the distributions of the genotypes and alleles of the M235T polymorphism of the angiotensinogen gene for hypertensive patients and normotensive controls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Decrease with age in frequency of the homozygous deletional angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype in hypertensive patients
    B M Cheung
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 25:928-31. 1998
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  49. ncbi request reprint Glycoxidized low-density lipoprotein regulates the expression of scavenger receptors in THP-1 macrophages
    Michael C W Lam
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Atherosclerosis 177:313-20. 2004
    ..Taken together, our results would suggest that glycoxidized LDL might be an important candidate in the initiation of foam cell formation and might play a significant role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in diabetes mellitus...
  50. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement on iodine deficiency disorders in Hong Kong
    Betty But
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:446-53. 2003
    ..Continuous surveillance of iodine status in the Hong Kong population is necessary...
  51. doi request reprint Practical considerations for the use of sodium-glucose co-transporter type 2 inhibitors in treating hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes
    Karen S L Lam
    a Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Curr Med Res Opin 32:1097-108. 2016
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  52. pmc Association of handgrip strength with chronic diseases and multimorbidity: a cross-sectional study
    Ching Lung Cheung
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Age (Dordr) 35:929-41. 2013
    ..Since handgrip strength is a biomarker of multiple physiological systems, its augmentation may be a feasible strategy to improve general health and decrease likelihood of having multiple chronic diseases and hence, premature mortality. ..
  53. doi request reprint Outcomes of applying the NOF, NOGG and Taiwanese guidelines to a cohort of Chinese early postmenopausal women
    Elaine Cheung
    Department of Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 80:200-7. 2014
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  54. pmc Low handgrip strength is a predictor of osteoporotic fractures: cross-sectional and prospective evidence from the Hong Kong Osteoporosis Study
    Ching Lung Cheung
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, L833B, Lab Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    Age (Dordr) 34:1239-48. 2012
    ..Compared with using FN BMD T-score of -2.5 alone, HGS alone has a comparable predictive power to BMD, and the combined T-score may be useful to identify extra subjects at risk of clinical fractures with improved specificity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Testosterone selectively reduces the high molecular weight form of adiponectin by inhibiting its secretion from adipocytes
    Aimin Xu
    Department of Medicine and Research Center of Heart, Brain, Hormone, and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Biol Chem 280:18073-80. 2005
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  56. ncbi request reprint Body fat determination by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and its relation to body mass index and waist circumference in Hong Kong Chinese
    M He
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:748-52. 2001
    ..Our results would support the recommendations of using lower BMI cut-offs to define obesity in the Asia Region...
  57. doi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, and control of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Kwok Leung Ong
    Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    Ann Epidemiol 18:222-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine the trends in prevalence, treatment, and control of diagnosed diabetes in United States adults 20 years of age or older...