Magda Shaheen

Summary

Affiliation: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decreased prevalence of diabetes in marijuana users: cross-sectional data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III
    Tripathi B Rajavashisth
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e000494. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C, metabolic syndrome, and inflammatory markers: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey [NHANES III]
    Magda Shaheen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 12021 South Wilmington Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90059, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:320-6. 2007
  3. pmc Organ failure associated with acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Magda A Shaheen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2594 Industry Way, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1402-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in hypoglycemic admissions: California hospital discharge data
    Merlyn M Asuncion
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:536-40. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Extrapancreatic manifestations of acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pancreas 29:291-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
  7. pmc Dyspepsia in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:635-40. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Organic colonic lesions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, 12021 South Wilmington Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR363-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:895-902. 2006
  10. pmc Traumatic brain injury related hospitalization and mortality in California
    Clint Lagbas
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2013:143092. 2013

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Publications18

  1. pmc Decreased prevalence of diabetes in marijuana users: cross-sectional data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III
    Tripathi B Rajavashisth
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e000494. 2012
    ..To determine the association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and marijuana use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C, metabolic syndrome, and inflammatory markers: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey [NHANES III]
    Magda Shaheen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 12021 South Wilmington Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90059, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:320-6. 2007
    ..In clinical practice, serum ferritin can be obtained along with routine blood tests in any laboratory, and it has a potential to be a surrogate marker of insulin resistance in people with HCV and metabolic syndrome...
  3. pmc Organ failure associated with acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Magda A Shaheen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2594 Industry Way, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1402-6. 2007
    ..We studied the relationship between acute pancreatitis and organ failure in African-American and Hispanic patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in hypoglycemic admissions: California hospital discharge data
    Merlyn M Asuncion
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:536-40. 2007
    ..To compare the percentage of diabetics admitted to the hospital due to hypoglycemia in 1990-1993 (period 1) to that in 1997-2000 (period 2)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extrapancreatic manifestations of acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pancreas 29:291-7. 2004
    ..Many studies have been published on acute pancreatitis but few, if any, on extrapancreatic manifestations (EPM) in African Americans and Hispanics. We studied the effect of EPM on mortality in these 2 ethnic groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
    ..This study provides a profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing communities in Los Angeles, California...
  7. pmc Dyspepsia in African-American and Hispanic patients
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:635-40. 2004
    ..It is concluded, therefore, that endoscopy in our dyspeptic patients who had alarm features appears to increase the diagnostic yield and may consequently result in a more favorable therapeutic outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Organic colonic lesions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, 12021 South Wilmington Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR363-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether IBS patients develop organic lesions compared to those without IBS, and to determine type and frequency of these organic colonic lesions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:895-902. 2006
    ..To examine racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs...
  10. pmc Traumatic brain injury related hospitalization and mortality in California
    Clint Lagbas
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2013:143092. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the traumatic brain injury (TBI) population and causes and identify factors associated with TBI hospitalizations and mortality in California...
  11. pmc Increasing incidence of clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in African-American and Hispanic patients: association with the use of proton pump inhibitor therapy
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:500-4. 2007
    ..The number of prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has also increased significantly over time. Few studies have reported an association between CDAD and PPI use; however, the results are inconclusive...
  12. pmc Jaundice in African-American and Hispanic patients with AIDS
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1381-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, liver-associated enzyme abnormality was common among our patients with AIDS; however, jaundice was infrequent and associated with a high mortality; drugs, infections and alcohol were the common culprits...
  13. pmc The Association Between Diabetes and Dementia Among Elderly Individuals: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis
    Dean Sherzai
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Cedar Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 29:120-5. 2016
    ..The objective was to better delineate this relationship and influence of multiple comorbidities using a nationwide sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint The sun sense study: an intervention to improve sun protection in children
    Alice Glasser
    Laughing with Dr Alice Promoting Heath and Wellness Through Therapeutic Humor, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:500-10. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of a multicomponent intervention on parental knowledge, sun avoidance behaviors, and sun protection practices in children 3-10 years...
  15. pmc Additive effects of nicotine and high-fat diet on hepatic steatosis in male mice
    Theodore C Friedman
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Endocrinology 153:5809-20. 2012
    ..We surmise that nicotine exposure is likely to exacerbate the metabolic abnormalities induced by high-fat intake in obese patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multi-cultural surveillance for ectopic pregnancy: California 1991-2000
    José L Calderón
    RCMI Biomedical Research Center, Drew University Center for Cross cultural Epidemiologic Studies, Women s Health Initiative Projects, The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-20-4. 2005
    ..EP rates peeked during the late 1980s and have been highest for African Americans. However, limited reports on EP rates exist for other racial/ethnic groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Upper gastrointestinal toxicity of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in African-American and Hispanic elderly patients
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:528-33. 2003
    ..To determine the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) toxicity of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), in African-American and Hispanic elderly patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Treating pain without causing complications
    Abbasi J Akhtar
    Ethn Dis 13:550. 2003