Browsing Centre for International Health by Author "Wilks, Rainford J."
Appropriate waist circumference cut points for identifying insulin resistance in black youth: a cross sectional analysis of the 1986 Jamaica birth cohort Tulloch-Reid, Marshall K.; Ferguson, Trevor S.; Younger, Novie O. M.; Van den Broeck, Jan; Boyne, Michael S.; Knight-Madden, Jennifer M.; Samms-Vaughan, Maureen E.; Ashley, Deanna; Wilks, Rainford J. (BioMed Central, 2010-12-07)Background While the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has ethnic specific waist circumference (WC) cut-points for the metabolic syndrome for Asian populations it is not known whether the cut-points for black ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components in relation to socioeconomic status among Jamaican young adults: a cross-sectional study Ferguson, Trevor S.; Tulloch-Reid, Marshall K.; Younger, Novie O. M.; Knight-Madden, Jennifer M.; Samms-Vaughan, Maureen E.; Ashley, Deanna; Van den Broeck, Jan; Wilks, Rainford J. (BioMed Central, 2010-06-03)Background The metabolic syndrome has a high prevalence in many countries and has been associated with socioeconomic status (SES). This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components ...Peer reviewedJournal article