Wendy H. Oddy
Menzies Research Institute
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#1Fuzhen Wan (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 1
#2Feng Pan (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 11
Last. Wendy H. Oddy (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 68
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Abstract Background and Aims The incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasing in young populations. However, there are inadequate data regarding diagnosis of NAFLD. We aimed to validate three scoring systems against a previous standard of suprailiac skinfold thickness for diagnosing NAFLD in population-based adolescents. Methods Seventeen-year-old adolescents (n = 899), participating in the Raine Study, attended a cross-sectional follow-up. NAFLD was diagnosed using liver...
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#1H. H. Nguyen (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 2
#2Feitong Wu (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 10
Last. Tania Winzenberg (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 36
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Although nutrition is important to bone health, the impact of different dietary patterns on bone density and fracture is unclear. The aim of this study was to synthesise conflicting evidence from observational studies to determine associations of empirically derived dietary patterns with bone density and fracture in healthy adults. METHOD A systematic review (PROSPERO CRD42017071676) with meta-analysis where possible (for hip fracture) and otherwise with best-evidence s...
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#1Feng Pan (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 11
#2Neville Owen (Swinburne University of Technology)H-Index: 142
Last. Wendy H. Oddy (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 68
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Abstract null null Aims null The aim of this viewpoint was to discuss a profound health gap in type 2 diabetes that exists between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. null null null Data Synthesis null In Australia, type 2 diabetes is ranked as the fastest growing chronic condition, with the rates of type 2 diabetes higher among Indigenous than non-Indigenous Australians. Improvements to diet could aid in reducing overweight and obesity in the Indigenous community, with sugar sweetened be...
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#1Olivia G Swann (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 3
#2Monique Breslin (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 9
Last. Wendy H. Oddy (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 68
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Depression is a major cause of disability in adolescents. Higher dietary fibre intake has been associated with lower depressive symptoms in adults, but there is a lack of research in adolescents. We examined the association between dietary fibre intake (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) FFQ) and depressive symptoms (Beck Depression Inventory for Youth) in adolescents with prospective data from the Raine Study Gen2 14- and 17-year follow-ups (n 1260 and 653). Od...
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#1Johanna E. Wilson (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 1
#2Leigh Blizzard (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 69
Last. Kylie J. Smith (Menzies Research Institute)H-Index: 18
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PURPOSE Many studies have reported associations between diet and depression, but few have used formal diagnoses of mood disorder as the outcome measure. We examined if overall diet quality was associated cross-sectionally or longitudinally with DSM-IV mood disorders among an adult cohort. METHODS Participants from the Australian Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study were followed up during 2004-06 (n = 1974, age 26-36 years), 2009-11 (n = 1480, 31-41 years), and 2014-19 (n = 1191, 36-49 y...
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Abstract Background An inflammatory diet is related to poorer cognition, but the underlying brain pathways are unknown. Objective The aim of this study was to examine associations between the Energy-Adjusted Dietary Inflammatory Index (E-DII) and brain volume, small vessel disease, and cognition in people with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Design This is a secondary cross-sectional analysis of data from the Cognition and Diabetes in Older Tasmanians study. Participants/settings Th...
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#1H. H. Nguyen (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 2
#2Feitong Wu (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 10
Last. Graeme Jones (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 97
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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES To describe the associations of baseline dietary pattern scores with falls risk, bone mineral density (BMD), and incident fractures measured over 10 years in older adults. SUBJECTS/METHODS Dietary patterns were identified using exploratory factor analysis. Femoral neck (FN), hip, and lumbar spine (LS) BMD were measured using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, falls risk z-score using the Physiological Profile Assessment, and incident fractures by self-report. Linear mixed-ef...
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#1H. H. Nguyen (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 2
#2Feitong Wu (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 10
Last. Tania Winzenberg (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 36
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Background/objectives: To derive dietary patterns and examine their longitudinal associations with sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in the Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort. Subjects/methods: This is a corrected analysis of a retracted paper. We followed 1098 adults aged ≥50 years for 5 years. Dietary intake was assessed using a validated food frequency questionnaire. Baseline dietary patterns were identified using exploratory factor analysis and scores at each time point calculated using the w...
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Qualitative food frequency questionnaires (Q-FFQ) omit portion size information from dietary assessment. This restricts researchers to consumption frequency data, limiting investigations of dietary composition (i.e., energy-adjusted intakes) and misreporting. To support such researchers, we provide an instructive example of Q-FFQ energy intake estimation that derives typical portion size information from a reference survey population and evaluates misreporting. A sample of 1,919 Childhood Determ...
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#1Gina Trapp (UWA: University of Western Australia)H-Index: 6
#1Marilyn Bromberg (LSAC: Law School Admission Council)H-Index: 2
Last. D. Hammond (UW: University of Waterloo)
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Background: Energy drinks (ED) are popular among young people despite evidence of associated health risks. Research into the prevalence and pattern of ED intake among young people is sparse. The present study investigates the prevalence and pattern of ED intake among a large sample of adolescents, including how many consume them, how often, for what reasons and in what contexts. Methods: In 2018, all students in grades 7-12 attending 25 randomly selected Western Australian schools were invited t...
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