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  1. Wong GW, Cheng PS. Increasing incidence of childhood Graves' disease in Hong Kong: A follow-up study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2001 Apr;54(4):547-50. OBJECTIVE: Childhood Graves' disease has been reported to be rare but preliminary epidemiological data...

  2. Ng MC, Lee SC, Ko GT, Li JK, So WY, Hashim Y, Barnett AH, Mackay IR, Critchley JA, Cockram CS, Chan JC. Familial early-onset type 2 diabetes in Chinese patients: obesity and genetics have more significant roles than autoimmunity. Diabetes Care 2001 Apr;24(4):663-71. OBJECTIVE: We examined the prevalence of different forms of diabetes in Hong Kong Chinese patients with familial...

  3. Huen KF, Low LC, Wong GW, Tse WW, Yu AC, Lam YY, Cheung PC, Wong LM, Yeung WK, But BW, Cheung PT, Kwan EY, Karlberg JP, Lee C. Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus in children in Hong Kong: the Hong Kong childhood diabetes register. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2000 Mar;13(3):297-302. OBJECTIVES: To establish a registry for Chinese children with onset of type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus before...

  4. Cockram CS. The epidemiology of diabetes mellitus in the Asia-Pacific region. Hong Kong Med J 2000 Mar;6(1):43-52. The Asia-Pacific region is at the forefront of the current epidemic of diabetes. There are currently more than 30 million...

  5. Chen BH, Chiang CH, Lin SR, Chao MG, Tsai ST. The influence of age at onset and gender on the HLA-DQA1, DQB1 association in Chinese children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Hum Immunol 1999 Nov;60(11):1131-7. Certain alleles of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR and -DQ genes have been strongly associated with susceptibility...

  6. Wong GW, Cheng SH, Dorman JS. The HLA-DQ associations with Graves' disease in Chinese children. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 1999 Apr;50(4):493-5. OBJECTIVE: Graves' disease has been documented to be associated with different HLA genes in Caucasians and...

  7. Yang Z, Wang K, Li T, Sun W, Li Y, Chang YF, Dorman JS, LaPorte RE. Childhood diabetes in China. Enormous variation by place and ethnic group. Diabetes Care 1998 Apr;21(4):525-9. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the incidence rate of IDDM in China...

  8. Huang FY, Lee YJ, Lo FS, Wang CH, Lin SP, Hsu CH, Kao HA, Tsan KW, Chang JG. DQA1*Arg52,DQB1*nonAsp57, and DRB1*04 genotypes in Chinese children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Exp Clin Immunogenet 1998;15(1):33-45. Ethnic comparisons are extremely important and useful for studying the HLA component involved in insulin-dependent...

  9. Kung AW, Lao TT, Low LC, Pang RW, Robinson JD. Iodine insufficiency and neonatal hyperthyrotropinaemia in Hong Kong. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 1997 Mar;46(3):315-9. OBJECTIVES: 23% of the neonatal hypothyroidism in Hong Kong is transient. The present study aims to evaluate iodine...

  10. Lee CP, Wang ZQ, Duthie SJ, Ma HK, Zhang JZ, Zhou SM, Li DF. A multicentre study to investigate the prevalence of abnormal carbohydrate metabolism in Chinese pregnant women. J Obstet Gynaecol Res 1996 Aug;22(4):401-7. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of abnormal carbohydrate metabolism in Chinese pregnant women...

  11. Wong GW, Kwok MY, Ou Y. High incidence of juvenile Graves' disease in Hong Kong. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 1995 Dec;43(6):697-700. OBJECTIVE: Childhood Graves' disease has been reported to be rare and epidemiological data on its...

  12. Wong GW, Leung SS, Kwok MM, Oppenheimer SJ. Goitre in southern Chinese children in Hong Kong. Ann Trop Paediatr 1995;15(1):27-31.In a 9-year retrospective review of goitre in Chinese children in Hong Kong, 84 children and adolescents were identified...