Alice Pik Shan Kong

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of adipocytokines and neurohormonal dysregulation in metabolic syndrome
    Alice Pik Shan Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Curr Diabetes Rev 2:397-407. 2006
  2. ncbi Curvilinear associations of sleep patterns during weekdays and weekends with glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Acta Diabetol . 2016
  3. doi Hypoglycemia and Comorbidities in Type 2 Diabetes
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Curr Diab Rep 15:80. 2015
  4. pmc Additive effects of blood glucose lowering drugs, statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on all-site cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Med 12:76. 2014
  5. pmc Hypoglycaemia, chronic kidney disease and death in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Endocr Disord 14:48. 2014
  6. pmc A randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of a low glycemic index (GI) diet on body mass index in obese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Shatin, N, T, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 14:180. 2014
  7. doi Severe hypoglycemia identifies vulnerable patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for premature death and all-site cancer: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Corresponding author Alice P S Kong
    Diabetes Care 37:1024-31. 2014
  8. pmc Lipid control and use of lipid-regulating drugs for prevention of cardiovascular events in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients: a prospective cohort study
    Rose Z W Ting
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:77. 2010
  9. pmc Lack of benefits for prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients--a longitudinal observational study
    Wilson Y Leung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:57. 2009
  10. pmc Impacts of chronic kidney disease and albuminuria on associations between coronary heart disease and its traditional risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients - the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:37. 2007

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  1. ncbi The role of adipocytokines and neurohormonal dysregulation in metabolic syndrome
    Alice Pik Shan Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Curr Diabetes Rev 2:397-407. 2006
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  2. ncbi Curvilinear associations of sleep patterns during weekdays and weekends with glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Acta Diabetol . 2016
    ..We aimed to explore the associations of sleep patterns during weekdays and weekends with glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  3. doi Hypoglycemia and Comorbidities in Type 2 Diabetes
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Curr Diab Rep 15:80. 2015
    ....
  4. pmc Additive effects of blood glucose lowering drugs, statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on all-site cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Med 12:76. 2014
    ..We examined the joint associations of optimal glycemic control (HbA1c <7%), RAS inhibitors and HMGCR inhibitors on cancer incidence in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  5. pmc Hypoglycaemia, chronic kidney disease and death in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Endocr Disord 14:48. 2014
    ..In patients with type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with increased risk of hypoglycaemia and death. Yet, it remains uncertain whether hypoglycaemia-associated mortality is modified by CKD...
  6. pmc A randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of a low glycemic index (GI) diet on body mass index in obese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Shatin, N, T, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 14:180. 2014
    ..In this study, we aim to evaluate the impact of low GI diet versus a conventional Chinese diet on the body mass index (BMI) and other obesity indices of obese adolescents...
  7. doi Severe hypoglycemia identifies vulnerable patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for premature death and all-site cancer: the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Alice P S Kong
    Corresponding author Alice P S Kong
    Diabetes Care 37:1024-31. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS In type 2 diabetes, severe hypoglycemia is associated with advanced age, renal dysfunction, poor glycemic control, and cancer subphenotypes (low BMI, low LDL-C, and low TG). ..
  8. pmc Lipid control and use of lipid-regulating drugs for prevention of cardiovascular events in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients: a prospective cohort study
    Rose Z W Ting
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:77. 2010
    ..Yet, the effectiveness of lipid regulating drugs in Asians is lacking. We examined the effects of lipid control and treatment with lipid regulating drugs on new onset of CVD in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients...
  9. pmc Lack of benefits for prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients--a longitudinal observational study
    Wilson Y Leung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:57. 2009
    ..This study examined the benefit and harm of low-dose aspirin (daily dose < 300 mg) in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  10. pmc Impacts of chronic kidney disease and albuminuria on associations between coronary heart disease and its traditional risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients - the Hong Kong diabetes registry
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:37. 2007
    ..We used novel statistical analyses to examine how albuminuria and chronic kidney disease (CKD) may influence the effects of other risk factors on coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  11. pmc Development and validation of a risk score for hospitalization for heart failure in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xilin Yang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 7:9. 2008
    ..Based on the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry, this study aimed to develop and validate a risk score for predicting heart failure that needs hospitalisation in T2DM...
  12. pmc Hong Kong Chinese school children with elevated urine melamine levels: a prospective follow up study
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 11:354. 2011
    ..We identified Hong Kong school children with elevated urine melamine level from a community-based school survey in 2007-08 and reviewed their clinical status in 2009...
  13. pmc Association between physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Chinese youth independent of age and pubertal stage
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:303. 2010
    ..We examined the association of self-reported level of physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chinese youth of school-age...
  14. pmc The problem of obesity among adolescents in Hong Kong: a comparison using various diagnostic criteria
    Gary T C Ko
    The Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Pediatr 8:10. 2008
    ..Obesity is now a global epidemic. In this study, we aimed to assess the rates of obesity using several major diagnostic criteria in Chinese school adolescents in Hong Kong...
  15. doi Role of low-glycemic index diet in management of childhood obesity
    A P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Obes Rev 12:492-8. 2011
    ..In this article, we shall review the physiological basis and current evidence for and against low-GI diet in obesity management, with particular focus in children and adolescents...
  16. doi Medical consequences of childhood obesity: a Hong Kong perspective
    Alice Pik Shan Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Res Sports Med 18:16-25. 2010
    ....
  17. doi Independent associations of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels with cardiovascular risk factor clustering in Chinese adolescents
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hepatol 49:115-22. 2008
    ..To establish the prevalence of elevated serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) concentrations in Chinese adolescents, and to explore the nature of associations amongst ALT, obesity and cardiovascular risk factors...
  18. doi Effects of systolic and diastolic blood pressures on incident coronary heart disease and all-cause death in Chinese women with Type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Ronald Ching Wan Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Diabetes 1:90-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the full-range association between BP and CHD...
  19. pmc Glucose intolerance and cardiometabolic risk in adolescents exposed to maternal gestational diabetes: a 15-year follow-up study
    Wing Hung Tam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Diabetes Care 33:1382-4. 2010
    ..Adolescent offspring of women with a history of gestational diabetes (GD) were evaluated for their cardiometabolic risks at a mean age of 15 years...
  20. doi Intrarenal arterial resistance is associated with microvascular complications in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients
    Kin Hung Liu
    1Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:651-8. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the association between intrarenal arterial RI and diabetic complications in Chinese type 2 diabetic subjects...
  21. doi Genetic effects of multiple asthma loci identified by genomewide association studies on asthma and spirometric indices
    Man Fung Tang
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 27:185-94. 2016
    ..However, their relationship with lung functions is unclear. This study investigated the association between asthma traits and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of these GWAS loci...
  22. doi Fatty pancreas, insulin resistance, and β-cell function: a population study using fat-water magnetic resonance imaging
    Vincent Wai Sun Wong
    1 Institute of Digestive Disease, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China 2 Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:589-97. 2014
    ..We aimed to define the normal range of pancreatic fat and identify factors associated with fatty pancreas. In addition, the effect of fatty liver and fatty pancreas on insulin resistance (IR) and pancreatic β-cell function was studied...
  23. pmc Emergence of Sex Differences in Insomnia Symptoms in Adolescents: A Large-Scale School-Based Study
    Jihui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep 39:1563-70. 2016
    ..This study aimed to explore the moderation of pubertal status on the onset of sex differences in the prevalence of insomnia symptoms and their health correlates...
  24. doi Low testosterone and clinical outcomes in Chinese men with type 2 diabetes mellitus - Hong Kong Diabetes Registry
    Kitty Kit Ting Cheung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 123:97-105. 2017
    ..To assess the implications of low testosterone on cardiovascular risk factors, metabolic syndrome (MES) and clinical outcomes in Chinese men with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)...
  25. doi Restless legs symptoms in adolescents: epidemiology, heritability, and pubertal effects
    Jihui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    J Psychosom Res 76:158-64. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence, pubertal effect, familial aggregation, and heritability of restless legs (RLS) symptoms in Chinese adolescents. In addition, the correlates and consequences of RLS symptoms were examined...
  26. ncbi Aldosterone-producing Adenoma in Primary Aldosteronism: CT-guided Radiofrequency Ablation-Long-term Results and Recurrence Rate
    Shirley Yuk Wah Liu
    From the Departments of Surgery S Y W L, S K H W, P W Y C, E K W N, Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging C C M C, Chemical Pathology T K C T, and Medicine and Therapeutics A P S K, F C C C, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR
    Radiology 281:625-634. 2016
    ..Conclusion CT-guided RF ablation is an effective treatment for APA, with high sustainable long-term treatment success. It may serve as a justifiable treatment alternative to surgery and medical therapy for APA. © RSNA, 2016...
  27. doi The effect of weekend and holiday sleep compensation on childhood overweight and obesity
    Yun Kwok Wing
    Departments of aPsychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatrics 124:e994-e1000. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the effect of weekend/holiday sleep compensation in relation to childhood overweight and obesity...
  28. pmc Familial young-onset diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardiovascular disease are associated with genetic variants of DACH1 in Chinese
    Ronald Ching Wan Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 9:e84770. 2014
    ..Bioinformatics analysis revealed that rs1408888 lies within regulatory elements of DACH1 implicated in islet development and insulin secretion. The T allele of rs1408888 of DACH1 was associated with YOD, prediabetes and CVD in Chinese...
  29. doi Erectile dysfunction predicts coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes
    Ronald Ching Wan Ma
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2045-50. 2008
    ..We examined the predictive power of erectile dysfunction (ED) on coronary heart disease (CHD) events in Chinese men with type 2 diabetes...
  30. doi Screening diabetic patients for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with controlled attenuation parameter and liver stiffness measurements: a prospective cohort study
    Raymond Kwok
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong Institute of Digestive Disease, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Gut 65:1359-68. 2016
    ..We therefore studied the strategy of screening diabetic patients by FibroScan...
  31. doi Long-term Results on Weight Loss and Diabetes Remission after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for A Morbidly Obese Chinese Population
    Shirley Yuk Wah Liu
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Obes Surg 25:1901-8. 2015
    ..This study aims to evaluate the long-term results of LSG to see if weight reduction and diabetic improvement are sustainable...
  32. pmc A pilot study to compare meal-triggered gastric electrical stimulation and insulin treatment in Chinese obese type 2 diabetes
    Simon Kin Hung Wong
    1 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Diabetes Technol Ther 17:283-90. 2015
    ..We compared the efficacy of a meal-initiated implantable gastric contractility modulation (GCM) device with that of insulin therapy in obese Chinese type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients, for whom oral antidiabetes drugs (OADs) had failed...
  33. ncbi US assessment of medial arterial calcification: a sensitive marker of diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications
    Kin Hung Liu
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Radiology 265:294-302. 2012
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  34. doi Childhood asthma and spirometric indices are associated with polymorphic markers of two vitamin D 25-hydroxylase genes
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 26:375-82. 2015
    ....
  35. pmc Genetic associations of type 2 diabetes with islet amyloid polypeptide processing and degrading pathways in asian populations
    Vincent Kwok Lim Lam
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62378. 2013
    ..Taken together, these results support the importance of dysregulation of IAPP metabolism in T2D in East Asians...