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Is it time to change the type 2 diabetes treatment paradigm? Yes! GLP-1 ras should replace metformin in the type 2 diabetes algorithm

Abdulghani, M. & DeFronzo, R. A., 1 Aug 2017, In : Diabetes care. 40, 8, p. 1121-1127 7 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Medical and pharmacy students’ attitudes towards physician-pharmacist collaboration in Kuwait

Katoue, M. G., Awad, A. I., Al-Jarallah, A., Al Ozairi, E. & Schwinghammer, T. L., 1 Jul 2017, In : Pharmacy Practice. 15, 3, 1029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)

National Dasman Diabetes Biobank - A Research Horizon

Sriraman, D., Lopez, V., Mathur, A., Chandy, B., Shyamsundar, A., Jose, R. M., Vijayan, V., Shiju, R., AlKandari, S., Marimuthu, V., Mahmoud Kamkar, M. & Tuomilehto, J., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

National Diabetes Biobank – An overview.

Sriraman, D., Lopez, V., Mathur, A., Chandy, B. S., Shyamsundar, A., Jose, R. M., Vijayan, V., Mahmoud Kamkar, M. & Tuomilehto, J., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Next-generation sequencing in familial breast cancer patients from Lebanon

Jalkh, N., Chouery, E., Haidar, Z., Khater, C., Atallah, D., Mohamed Ali Yaseen, H., Marafie, M. J., Al-Mulla, M. R., Al-Mulla, F. & Megarbane, A., 15 Feb 2017, In : BMC Medical Genomics. 10, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is vital but criteria need reviewing

Guess, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : BMJ (Online). 356, j993.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Normal Reference Ranges for Pulmonary Artery Diameters in Preterm Infants

Abushaban, L., Vel, M. T., Rathinasamy, J. & Sharma, P., 1 Oct 2017, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 38, 7, p. 1377-1384 8 p.

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Novel G6B gene variant causes familial autosomal recessive thrombocytopenia and anemia

Melhem, M., Abu-Farha, M., Antony, D., Al Madhoun, A., Bacchelli, C., Alkayal, F., Al khairi, I., John, S. E., Alomari, M., Beales, P. L. & Alsmadi, O., 1 Mar 2017, In : European Journal of Haematology. 98, 3, p. 218-227 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Optical coherence tomography segmentation analysis in relapsing remitting versus progressive multiple sclerosis

Behbehani, R., Al-Hassan, A. A., Al-Salahat, A., Sriraman, D., Oakley, J. D. & Alroughani, R., 1 Feb 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 2, e0172120.

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Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

Pam3CSK4 induces MMP-9 expression in human monocytic THP-1 cells

Salem Alrashed, F., Kchumon, S., Usmani, S., Sindhu, S. & Ahmad, R., 1 Jun 2017, In : Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry. 41, 5, p. 1993-2003 11 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Pheochromocytoma in pregnancy: The art of balancing risks for an optimal outcome.

Alsharefi, A. & Aldibbiat, A. M., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Pioglitazone improves left ventricular diastolic function in subjects with diabetes

Clarke, G. D., Solis-Herrera, C., Molina-Wilkins, M., Martinez, S., Merovci, A., Cersosimo, E., Chilton, R. J., Iozzo, P., Gastaldelli, A., Abdulghani, M. & DeFronzo, R. A., 1 Nov 2017, In : Diabetes care. 40, 11, p. 1530-1536 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Pioglitazone inhibits mitochondrial pyruvate metabolism and glucose production in hepatocytes

Shannon, C. E., Daniele, G., Galindo, C., Abdulghani, M., DeFronzo, R. A. & Norton, L., 1 Feb 2017, In : FEBS Journal. 284, 3, p. 451-465 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma and adipose tissue level of angiopoietin-like 7 (ANGPTL7) are increased in obesity and reduced after physical exercise

Abu-Farha, M., Cherian, P., Al khairi, I., Madhu, D., Tiss, A., Warsam, S., Alhubail, A., Sriraman, D., Al-Refaei, F. & Abubaker, J., 1 Mar 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 3, e0173024.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

PLXNA3 Variant rs5945430 is Associated with Severe Clinical Course in Male Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Qureshi, M., Hatem, M., Alroughani, R., Jacob, S. & Al-Temaimi, R. A., 1 Sep 2017, In : NeuroMolecular Medicine. 19, 2-3, p. 286-292 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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12 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of joint hypermobility in Kuwait

Al-Jarallah, K., Shehab, D., Al-Jaser, M. T., Al-Azemi, K. M., Wais, F. F., Al-Saleh, A. M., Al-Ajmi, A. S., Al-Omairah, H. A., Abraham, M. & Sharma, P., 1 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 20, 8, p. 935-940 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced hypoxia and improved beta cell function in optimised long term rotational culture conditions

Aljahdami, N., Shaw, J. A. M. & Aldibbiat, A. M., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Reduced levels of MicroRNAs 143 and 181d (mir-143 and mir-181d) in Obesity

Cherian, P., Al Khairi, I., Abubaker, J., Abu-Farha, M., Alkandari, A. & Tuomilehto, J., 4 Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Remyelination modulators in multiple sclerosis patients

Al-Temaimi, R., Abubaker, J., Al khairi, I. & Alroughani, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 103, 3, p. 237-241 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Renal, metabolic and cardiovascular considerations of SGLT2 inhibition

DeFronzo, R. A., Norton, L. & Abdulghani, M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Nature Reviews Nephrology. 13, 1, p. 11-26 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

133 Citations (Scopus)

Segmental duplications and evolutionary acquisition of UV damage response in the SPATA31 gene family of primates and humans

Bekpen, C., Künzel, S., Xie, C., Eaaswarkhanth, M., Lin, Y. L., Gokcumen, O., Akdis, C. A. & Tautz, D., 6 Mar 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 1, 222.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT) and glucose transporter (GLUT) expression in the kidney of type 2 diabetic subjects

Norton, L., Shannon, C. E., Fourcaudot, M., Hu, C., Wang, N., Ren, W., Song, J., Abdulghani, M., DeFronzo, R. A., Ren, J. & Jia, W., 1 Sep 2017, In : Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 19, 9, p. 1322-1326 5 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Test Pricing and Reimbursement in Genomic Medicine: Towards a General Strategy

Vozikis, A., Cooper, D. N., Mitropoulou, C., Kambouris, M. E., Brand, A., Dolzan, V., Fortina, P., Innocenti, F., Lee, M. T. M., Leyens, L., Macek, M., Al-Mulla, F., Prainsack, B., Squassina, A., Taruscio, D., Van Schaik, R. H., Vayena, E., Williams, M. S. & Patrinos, G. P., 1 Jan 2017, In : Public Health Genomics. 19, 6, p. 352-363 12 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

The Effects of HFE Polymorphisms on Biochemical Parameters of Iron Status in Arab Beta-Thalassemia Patients

AlFadhli, S., Salem, M., Shome, D. K., Mahdi, N. & Nizam, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion. 33, 4, p. 545-551 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The TCN2 variant of rs9606756 [Ile23Val] acts as risk loci for obesity-related traits and mediates by interacting with Apo-A1

Hebbar, P., Alkayal, F., Nizam, R., Melhem, M., Elkum, N., John, S. E., Abu-Farha, M., Alsmadi, O. & Thanaraj, A. T., 1 Jun 2017, In : Obesity. 25, 6, p. 1098-1108 11 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of Cracked Teeth

Alkhalifah, S., Alkandari, H., Sharma, P. & Moule, A. J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Endodontics. 43, 9, p. 1579-1586 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Using public engagement and consultation to inform the development of ageing- and dementia-friendly pharmacies – Innovative practice

Alsaeed, D., Gilmartin, J. F. M., Orlu, M. & Donovan, B., 2017, In : Dementia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validity of visceral adiposity estimates from DXA against MRI in Kuwaiti men and women

Mohammad, A., De Lucia Rolfe, E., Sleigh, A., Kivisild, T., Behbehani, K., Wareham, N. J., Brage, S. & Mohammad, T., 9 Jan 2017, In : Nutrition and Diabetes. 7, 1, e238.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Vesicular control of metastasis: Entrap the "virtuous" and free the "wicked" microRNA

Al-Mulla, F., 1 Aug 2017, In : Translational Cancer Research. 6, p. S999-S1002

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)

White matter sexual dimorphism of the adult human brain

KH H Bourisly, A., Gejo, G., Hayat, A. A., Alsarraf, L., Dashti, F. M. & Di Paola, M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Translational Neuroscience. 8, 1, p. 49-53 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Advancing nursing informatics in the next decade: Recommendations from an international survey

Topaz, M., Ronquillo, C., Peltonen, L. M., Pruinelli, L., Sarmiento, R. F., Badger, M. K., Ali, S., Lewis, A., Georgsson, M., Jeon, E., Tayaben, J. L., Kuo, C. H., Islam, T., Sommer, J., Jung, H., Eler, G. J. & Alhuwail, D., 1 Jan 2016, Nursing Informatics 2016 - eHealth for All: Every Level Collaboration - From Project to Realization. Sermeus, W., Weber, P. & Procter, P. M. (eds.). p. 123-127 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 225).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

ANGPTL8/Betatrophin R59W variant is associated with higher glucose level in non-diabetic Arabs living in Kuwaits

Abu-Farha, M., Melhem, M., Abubaker, J., Behbehani, K., Alsmadi, O. & Elkum, N., 11 Feb 2016, In : Lipids in Health and Disease. 15, 1, 195.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)

A Randomised Crossover Trial: The Effect of Inulin on Glucose Homeostasis in Subtypes of Prediabetes

Guess, N., Dornhorst, A., Oliver, N. & Frost, G. S., 1 Jan 2016, In : Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 68, 1, p. 26-34 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the evidence of the use and effectiveness of antifungals for diabetic foot ulcer infections: a systematic review

Masoetsa, R., Messenger, G., Hussain, I., Sriraman, D., AlSaleh, F., Lemay, J. & Marimuthu, V., 2016, In : PROSPERO.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atopic dermatitis susceptibility variants in filaggrin hitchhike hornerin selective sweep

Eaaswarkhanth, M., Xu, D., Flanagan, C., Rzhetskaya, M., Hayes, M. G., Blekhman, R., Jablonski, N. G. & Gokcumen, O., 1 Jan 2016, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 8, 10, p. 3240-3255 16 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges to optimal medicines use in people living with dementia and their caregivers: A literature review

Alsaeed, D., Jamieson, E., Gul, M. O. & Smith, F. J., 30 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 512, 2, p. 396-404 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Circulating angiopoietin-like protein 8 (betatrophin) association with HsCRP and metabolic syndrome

Abu-Farha, M., Abubaker, J., Al khairi, I., Cherian, P., Noronha, F., Kavalakatt, S., Khadir, A., Behbehani, K., Alarouj, M., Bennakhi, A. & Elkum, N., 5 Feb 2016, In : Cardiovascular Diabetology. 15, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Circulating ANGPTL8/betatrophin is increased in obesity and reduced after exercise training

Abu-Farha, M., Sriraman, D., Cherian, P., Al khairi, I., Elkum, N., Behbehani, K. & Abubaker, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 1, e0147367.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Correction to RKIP regulates CCL5 expression to inhibit breast cancer invasion and metastasis by controlling macrophage infiltration [Oncotarget. (2015) 6(36), 39050-39061. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.5176]

Datar, I., Qiu, X., Ma, H. Z., Yeung, M., Aras, S., De La Serna, I., Al-Mulla, F., Tan, T. Z., Thiery, J. P., Trumbly, R., Xuan, F., Cui, H. & Yeung, K. C., 1 May 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 18, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Current trends in nursing informatics: Results of an international survey

Peltonen, L. M., Alhuwail, D., Ali, S., Badger, M. K., Eler, G. J., Georgsson, M., Islam, T., Jeon, E., Jung, H., Kuo, C. H., Lewis, A., Pruinelli, L., Ronquillo, C., Sarmiento, R. F., Sommer, J., Tayaben, J. L. & Topaz, M., 1 Jan 2016, Nursing Informatics 2016 - eHealth for All: Every Level Collaboration - From Project to Realization. Sermeus, W., Weber, P. & Procter, P. M. (eds.). p. 938-939 2 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 225).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dairy products and fish intake and the progression of type 2 diabetes: an update of the evidence

Guess, N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Practical Diabetes. 33, 7, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dapagliflozin enhances fat oxidation and ketone production in patients with type 2 diabetes

Daniele, G., Xiong, J., Solis-Herrera, C., Merovci, A., Eldor, R., Tripathy, D., DeFronzo, R. A., Norton, L. & Abdulghani, M., 1 Nov 2016, In : Diabetes care. 39, 11, p. 2036-2041 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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58 Citations (Scopus)

Deciphering the Risk Factors of Autism: Are We There Yet?

Nizam, R. & Alfadhli, S., Oct 2016, In : Journal of Biosciences and Medicines. 4, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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9 Citations (Scopus)

De-regulation of diabetic regulatory genes in psoriasis: Deciphering the unsolved riddle

AlFadhli, S., Al-Zufairi, A. A. M., Nizam, R., AlSaffar, H. A. & Al-Mutairi, N., 15 Nov 2016, In : Gene. 593, 1, p. 110-116 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes applications for Arabic speakers: A critical review of available apps for android and IOS operated smartphones

Alhuwail, D., 1 Jan 2016, Nursing Informatics 2016 - eHealth for All: Every Level Collaboration - From Project to Realization. Sermeus, W., Weber, P. & Procter, P. M. (eds.). p. 587-591 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 225).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary fatty acids differentially associate with fasting versus 2-hour glucose homeostasis: Implications for the management of subtypes of prediabetes

Guess, N., Perreault, L., Kerege, A., Strauss, A. & Bergman, B. C., 1 Mar 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 3, e0150148.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)