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Development and evaluation of a matrix for assessing fatigue-related risk, derived from a national survey of nurses' work patterns.

Philippa Gander, Karyn O'Keeffe, Edgar Santos-Fernandez, Annette Huntington, Leonie Walker, Jinny Willis,

BACKGROUND:Multiple aspects of nurses' rosters interact to affect the quality of patient care they can provide and their own health, safety and wellbeing. OBJECTIVES:(1) Develop and test a matrix incorporating multiple aspects of rosters and recovery sleep that are individually associated with three fatigue-related outcomes - fatigue-related clinical errors, excessive ... Read more >>

Int J Nurs Stud (International journal of nursing studies)
[2020, :103573]

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Fatigue and nurses' work patterns: An online questionnaire survey.

Philippa Gander, Karyn O'Keeffe, Edgar Santos-Fernandez, Annette Huntington, Leonie Walker, Jinny Willis,

BACKGROUND:Fatigue resulting from shift work and extended hours can compromise patient care and the safety and health of nurses, as well as increasing nursing turnover and health care costs. OBJECTIVES:This research aimed to identify aspects of nurses' work patterns associated with increased risk of reporting fatigue-related outcomes. DESIGN:A national survey ... Read more >>

Int J Nurs Stud (International journal of nursing studies)
[2019, 98:67-74]

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Insulin pump initiation and education for children and adolescents - a qualitative study of current practice in New Zealand.

Yasmin H AbdulAziz, Hesham S Al-Sallami, Esko Wiltshire, Jenny Rayns, Jinny Willis, Joanna McClintock, Natalie Medlicott, Benjamin J Wheeler, ,

Purpose:Worldwide, the use of insulin pumps for the management of type 1 diabetes is increasing. There are no national or international published guidelines and few guidance recommendations detailing the education and training required to commence insulin pump therapy. The aim of this study is to describe current clinical practice regarding ... Read more >>

J Diabetes Metab Disord (Journal of diabetes and metabolic disorders)
[2019, 18(1):59-64]

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SunGold Kiwifruit Supplementation of Individuals with Prediabetes Alters Gut Microbiota and Improves Vitamin C Status, Anthropometric and Clinical Markers.

Renée Wilson, Jinny Willis, Richard B Gearry, Alan Hughes, Blair Lawley, Paula Skidmore, Chris Frampton, Elizabeth Fleming, Angie Anderson, Lizzie Jones, Gerald W Tannock, Anitra C Carr,

Kiwifruit are a nutrient dense food and an excellent source of vitamin C. Supplementation of the diet with kiwifruit enhances plasma vitamin C status and epidemiological studies have shown an association between vitamin C status and reduced insulin resistance and improved blood glucose control. In vitro experiments suggest that eating ... Read more >>

Nutrients (Nutrients)
[2018, 10(7):]

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A Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Risk Score Predicts Progression of Islet Autoimmunity and Development of Type 1 Diabetes in Individuals at Risk.

Maria J Redondo, Susan Geyer, Andrea K Steck, Seth Sharp, John M Wentworth, Michael N Weedon, Peter Antinozzi, Jay Sosenko, Mark Atkinson, Alberto Pugliese, Richard A Oram, ,

OBJECTIVE:We tested the ability of a type 1 diabetes (T1D) genetic risk score (GRS) to predict progression of islet autoimmunity and T1D in at-risk individuals. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS:We studied the 1,244 TrialNet Pathway to Prevention study participants (T1D patients' relatives without diabetes and with one or more positive autoantibodies) ... Read more >>

Diabetes Care (Diabetes care)
[2018, 41(9):1887-1894]

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Identical and Nonidentical Twins: Risk and Factors Involved in Development of Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes.

Taylor M Triolo, Alexandra Fouts, Laura Pyle, Liping Yu, Peter A Gottlieb, Andrea K Steck, ,

OBJECTIVE:There are variable reports of risk of concordance for progression to islet autoantibodies and type 1 diabetes in identical twins after one twin is diagnosed. We examined development of positive autoantibodies and type 1 diabetes and the effects of genetic factors and common environment on autoantibody positivity in identical twins, ... Read more >>

Diabetes Care (Diabetes care)
[2019, 42(2):192-199]

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Inadequate Vitamin C Status in Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Associations with Glycaemic Control, Obesity, and Smoking.

Renée Wilson, Jinny Willis, Richard Gearry, Paula Skidmore, Elizabeth Fleming, Chris Frampton, Anitra Carr,

Vitamin C (ascorbate) is an essential micronutrient in humans, being required for a number of important biological functions via acting as an enzymatic cofactor and reducing agent. There is some evidence to suggest that people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have lower plasma vitamin C concentrations compared to those ... Read more >>

Nutrients (Nutrients)
[2017, 9(9):]

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Insulin regimens for newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Australia and New Zealand: A survey of current practice.

Dharrshinee Selvakumar, Hesham S Al-Sallami, Martin de Bock, Geoffrey R Ambler, Paul Benitez-Aguirre, Esko Wiltshire, Elaine Tham, Peter Simm, Louise S Conwell, Phillipa J Carter, Benjamin B Albert, Jinny Willis, Benjamin J Wheeler, ,

There is no consensus on the optimal insulin treatment for children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The aims of this study were (i) to describe the insulin regimens used at diagnosis by patient age and geographical region and (ii) to explore differences between and within Australia (AU) ... Read more >>

J Paediatr Child Health (Journal of paediatrics and child health)
[2017, 53(12):1208-1214]

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Vitamin C Status Correlates with Markers of Metabolic and Cognitive Health in 50-Year-Olds: Findings of the CHALICE Cohort Study.

John F Pearson, Juliet M Pullar, Renee Wilson, Janet K Spittlehouse, Margreet C M Vissers, Paula M L Skidmore, Jinny Willis, Vicky A Cameron, Anitra C Carr,

A cohort of 50-year-olds from Canterbury, New Zealand (N = 404), representative of midlife adults, undertook comprehensive health and dietary assessments. Fasting plasma vitamin C concentrations (N = 369) and dietary vitamin C intake (N = 250) were determined. The mean plasma vitamin C concentration was 44.2 µmol/L (95% CI ... Read more >>

Nutrients (Nutrients)
[2017, 9(8):]

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Equicarbohydrate partial exchange of kiwifruit for wheaten cereal reduces postprandial glycaemia without decreasing satiety.

Suman Mishra, Jinny Willis, Juliet Ansell, John Alexander Monro,

Kiwifruit is a carbohydrate food of low glycaemic potency which could potentially be exchanged for starch-based foods in management of postprandial glycaemia. The effect of equicarbohydrate partial exchange of kiwifruit varieties 'Hayward' green (GR) and 'Zesy002' (SunGold; SG) for a starchy wheat-based breakfast cereal (WB) on the characteristics of the ... Read more >>

J Nutr Sci (Journal of nutritional science)
[2016, 5:e37]

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Marginal effects of glucose, insulin and insulin-like growth factor on chemotherapy response in endothelial and colorectal cancer cells.

Ekaterina Volkova, Bridget A Robinson, Jinny Willis, Margaret J Currie, Gabi U Dachs,

Resistance to chemotherapy is a major clinical issue for patients with colorectal cancer. Obesity has been associated with a poorer outcome and is a possible mechanism of resistance. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of obesity-related factors on the cell response to standard chemotherapy in ... Read more >>

Oncol Lett (Oncology letters)
[2014, 7(2):311-320]

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Fine mapping of type 1 diabetes susceptibility loci and evidence for colocalization of causal variants with lymphoid gene enhancers.

Suna Onengut-Gumuscu, Wei-Min Chen, Oliver Burren, Nick J Cooper, Aaron R Quinlan, Josyf C Mychaleckyj, Emily Farber, Jessica K Bonnie, Michal Szpak, Ellen Schofield, Premanand Achuthan, Hui Guo, Mary D Fortune, Helen Stevens, Neil M Walker, Lucas D Ward, Anshul Kundaje, Manolis Kellis, Mark J Daly, Jeffrey C Barrett, Jason D Cooper, Panos Deloukas, , John A Todd, Chris Wallace, Patrick Concannon, Stephen S Rich,

Genetic studies of type 1 diabetes (T1D) have identified 50 susceptibility regions, finding major pathways contributing to risk, with some loci shared across immune disorders. To make genetic comparisons across autoimmune disorders as informative as possible, a dense genotyping array, the Immunochip, was developed, from which we identified four new ... Read more >>

Nat. Genet. (Nature genetics)
[2015, 47(4):381-386]

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Rare and functional SIAE variants are not associated with autoimmune disease risk in up to 66,924 individuals of European ancestry.

Karen A Hunt, Deborah J Smyth, Tobias Balschun, Maria Ban, Vanisha Mistry, Tariq Ahmad, Vidya Anand, Jeffrey C Barrett, Leena Bhaw-Rosun, Nicholas A Bockett, Oliver J Brand, Elisabeth Brouwer, Patrick Concannon, Jason D Cooper, Kerith-Rae M Dias, Cleo C van Diemen, Patrick C Dubois, Sarah Edkins, Regina Fölster-Holst, Karin Fransen, David N Glass, Graham A R Heap, Sylvia Hofmann, Tom W J Huizinga, Sarah Hunt, Cordelia Langford, James Lee, John Mansfield, Maria Giovanna Marrosu, Christopher G Mathew, Charles A Mein, Joachim Müller-Quernheim, Sarah Nutland, Suna Onengut-Gumuscu, Willem Ouwehand, Kerra Pearce, Natalie J Prescott, Marcel D Posthumus, Simon Potter, Giulio Rosati, Jennifer Sambrook, Jack Satsangi, Stefan Schreiber, Corina Shtir, Matthew J Simmonds, Marc Sudman, Susan D Thompson, Rene Toes, Gosia Trynka, Timothy J Vyse, Neil M Walker, Stephan Weidinger, Alexandra Zhernakova, Magdalena Zoledziewska, , , , Rinse K Weersma, Stephen C L Gough, Stephen Sawcer, Cisca Wijmenga, Miles Parkes, Francesco Cucca, Andre Franke, Panos Deloukas, Stephen S Rich, John A Todd, David A van Heel,

Nat. Genet. (Nature genetics)
[2011, 44(1):3-5]

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Consumption of a plant sterol-based spread derived from rice bran oil is effective at reducing plasma lipid levels in mildly hypercholesterolaemic individuals.

Sarah Eady, Alison Wallace, Jinny Willis, Russell Scott, Chris Frampton,

To establish the effectiveness of a new phytosterol-containing spread derived from rice bran oil (RBO), a randomised, double-blind, cross-over human clinical trial was conducted over 12 weeks. A total of eighty mildly hypercholesterolaemic (total blood cholesterol level ≥ 5 and ≤ 7·5 mmol/l with a serum TAG level of ≤ 4·5 mmol/l) individuals were randomised ... Read more >>

Br. J. Nutr. (The British journal of nutrition)
[2011, 105(12):1808-1818]

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Urban-rural variation in childhood type 1 diabetes incidence in Canterbury, New Zealand, 1980-2004.

Laura J Miller, Jinny A Willis, Jamie Pearce, Ross Barnett, Brian A Darlow, Russell S Scott,

Geographical variation in the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes is well documented. Such patterns are thought to give clues to the potential causes of this complex disease. This study examined the urban-rural differences in childhood type 1 diabetes in the Canterbury region of New Zealand between 1980 and 2004. ... Read more >>

Health Place (Health & place)
[2011, 17(1):248-256]

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Demonstrating the safety of manuka honey UMF 20+in a human clinical trial with healthy individuals.

Alison Wallace, Sarah Eady, Michelle Miles, Harry Martin, Andrew McLachlan, Maroussia Rodier, Jinny Willis, Russell Scott, Juliet Sutherland,

Honey is an established traditional medicine with a variety of putative nutritional and health effects, including antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and prebiotic. The aim of the present study was to investigate the safety of consuming manuka honey, UMF 20+, on healthy individuals by establishing whether UMF 20+caused an allergic response (as ... Read more >>

Br. J. Nutr. (The British journal of nutrition)
[2010, 103(7):1023-1028]

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Relative glycaemic impact of customarily consumed portions of eighty-three foods measured by digesting in vitro and adjusting for food mass and apparent glucose disposal.

John A Monro, Alison Wallace, Suman Mishra, Sarah Eady, Jinny A Willis, Russell S Scott, Duncan Hedderley,

Practical values to guide food choices for control of postprandial glycaemia need to refer to entire foods in amounts customarily consumed. We tested an in vitro method for determining the relative glycaemic impact (RGI) of customarily consumed portions of foods. Sugars released during in vitro pancreatic digestion of eighty-three foods ... Read more >>

Br. J. Nutr. (The British journal of nutrition)
[2010, 104(3):407-417]

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Designing and implementing sample and data collection for an international genetics study: the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC).

Joan E Hilner, Letitia H Perdue, Elizabeth G Sides, June J Pierce, Ana M Wägner, Alan Aldrich, Amanda Loth, Lotte Albret, Lynne E Wagenknecht, Concepcion Nierras, Beena Akolkar, ,

The Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC) is an international project whose primary aims are to: (a) discover genes that modify type 1 diabetes risk; and (b) expand upon the existing genetic resources for type 1 diabetes research. The initial goal was to collect 2500 affected sibling pair (ASP) families ... Read more >>

Clin Trials (Clinical trials (London, England))
[2010, 7(1 Suppl):S5-S32]

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Variability in measurements of blood glucose response to foods in human subjects is not reduced after a standard breakfast.

Alison J Wallace, Sarah L Eady, Jinny A Willis, Russell S Scott, John A Monro, Chris M Frampton,

Measurements of blood glucose response to food are highly variable. We determined whether within-individual variability in data for blood glucose responses were reduced if individuals consumed a standard meal 2 hours before testing and investigated the effect of serving size. Blood glucose responses to muesli and macaroni cheese were determined ... Read more >>

Nutr Res (Nutrition research (New York, N.Y.))
[2009, 29(4):238-243]

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Genome-wide association study and meta-analysis find that over 40 loci affect risk of type 1 diabetes.

Jeffrey C Barrett, David G Clayton, Patrick Concannon, Beena Akolkar, Jason D Cooper, Henry A Erlich, Cécile Julier, Grant Morahan, Jørn Nerup, Concepcion Nierras, Vincent Plagnol, Flemming Pociot, Helen Schuilenburg, Deborah J Smyth, Helen Stevens, John A Todd, Neil M Walker, Stephen S Rich, ,

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a common autoimmune disorder that arises from the action of multiple genetic and environmental risk factors. We report the findings of a genome-wide association study of T1D, combined in a meta-analysis with two previously published studies. The total sample set included 7,514 cases and 9,045 ... Read more >>

Nat. Genet. (Nature genetics)
[2009, 41(6):703-707]

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Is population mixing associated with childhood type 1 diabetes in Canterbury, New Zealand?

Laura J Miller, Jamie Pearce, Ross Barnett, Jinny A Willis, Brian A Darlow, Russell S Scott,

There is growing evidence to support a role for infections in the aetiology of childhood type 1 diabetes. However, previous studies suggest that infections can either protect against or initiate type 1 diabetes onset, depending on the timing of exposure. Population mixing has recently been employed as a proxy measure ... Read more >>

Soc Sci Med (Social science & medicine (1982))
[2009, 68(4):625-630]

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Considerable temporal variability in glucose reference curves in humans for a year period.

Alison J Wallace, Sarah L Eady, Russell S Scott, Jinny A Willis, Christopher M Frampton,

Glycemic glucose equivalent (GGE) is a measure of the blood glucose response to a defined portion of food. Their calculation requires the measurement of a standard glucose-response curve, with beverages containing 0, 12.5, 25, 50, and 75 g of glucose measured twice each. This study was designed to determine the ... Read more >>

Nutr Res (Nutrition research (New York, N.Y.))
[2008, 28(8):495-500]

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All-cause mortality in insulin-treated diabetic patients: a 20-year follow-up.

Shelagh I Dawson, Jinny Willis, Christopher M Florkowski, Russell S Scott,

AIMS: To establish all-cause mortality rates, and risk factors for mortality in insulin-treated diabetic individuals living in Canterbury, New Zealand. METHODS: Insulin-treated diabetic subjects (n=995) on the Canterbury Diabetes Registry were followed up over 20-year and vital status determined. Death rates were standardised and hazard regression was used to model ... Read more >>

Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. (Diabetes research and clinical practice)
[2008, 80(1):e6-9]

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Cause-specific mortality in insulin-treated diabetic patients: a 20-year follow-up.

Shelagh I Dawson, Jinny Willis, Christopher M Florkowski, Russell S Scott,

BACKGROUND: Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in Western populations. There have been few large published cohort studies of diabetes with 20 years of follow-up worldwide, and none other than the present one in NZ. AIMS: To establish cause-specific death rates, by age and sex in insulin-treated ... Read more >>

Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. (Diabetes research and clinical practice)
[2008, 80(1):16-23]

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Type 1 diabetes: research hopes and their New Zealand implications.

Jinny Willis, Anthony Raizis, Brian Darlow, Russell Scott, Donald Beaven,

N. Z. Med. J. (The New Zealand medical journal)
[2006, 119(1228):U1819]

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