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Benjamin U Nwosu MD

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InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-334-7872
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentPediatrics
    DivisionPediatric Endocrine/Diabetes


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    University of Nigeria, Nsukka, , NigeriaMD

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    Our research is focused on characterizing the impact of adiposity and vitamin D status on human diseases.





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    1. Nwosu BU. Partial Clinical Remission of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children: Clinical Applications and Challenges with its Definitions. Eur Med J Diabetes. 2019 Mar; 4(1):89-98. PMID: 31069088.
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    2. Nwosu BU, Rupendu S, Zitek-Morrison E, Patel D, Villalobos-Ortiz TR, Jasmin G, Barton BA. Pubertal Lipid Levels Are Significantly Lower in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Who Experienced Partial Clinical Remission. J Endocr Soc. 2019 Apr 01; 3(4):737-747. PMID: 30931423.
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    3. Nwosu BU, Kum-Nji P. Tobacco smoke exposure is an independent predictor of vitamin D deficiency in US children. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0205342. PMID: 30296288.
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    4. Nwosu BU. Comment on Redondo et al. Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth With Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Have Poor Prognostic Factors. Diabetes Care 2018;41:1017-1024. Diabetes Care. 2018 07; 41(7):e123-e124. PMID: 29934486.
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    5. Nwosu BU, Zhang B, Ayyoub SS, Choi S, Villalobos-Ortiz TR, Alonso LC, Barton BA. Children with type 1 diabetes who experienced a honeymoon phase had significantly lower LDL cholesterol 5 years after diagnosis. PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0196912. PMID: 29768449.
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    6. Lundberg RL, Marino KR, Jasrotia A, Maranda LS, Barton BA, Alonso LC, Nwosu BU. Partial clinical remission in type 1 diabetes: a comparison of the accuracy of total daily dose of insulin of <0.3 units/kg/day to the gold standard insulin-dose adjusted hemoglobin A1c of =9 for the detection of partial clinical remission. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Aug 28; 30(8):823-830. PMID: 28753540.
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    7. Marino KR, Lundberg RL, Jasrotia A, Maranda LS, Thompson MJ, Barton BA, Alonso LC, Nwosu BU. A predictive model for lack of partial clinical remission in new-onset pediatric type 1 diabetes. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0176860. PMID: 28459844.
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    8. Nwosu BU, Maranda L, Candela N. Correction: Vitamin D status in pediatric irritable bowel syndrome. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0173779. PMID: 28278247.
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    9. Nwosu BU, Maranda L, Candela N. Vitamin D status in pediatric irritable bowel syndrome. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172183. PMID: 28192499.
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    10. Kong Y, Sharma RB, Nwosu BU, Alonso LC. Islet biology, the CDKN2A/B locus and type 2 diabetes risk. Diabetologia. 2016 Aug; 59(8):1579-93. PMID: 27155872.
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    11. Setty-Shah N, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Adiposity is associated with early reduction in bone mass in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Nutrition. 2016 Jul-Aug; 32(7-8):761-6. PMID: 27138109.
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    12. Nwosu BU, Maranda L, Cullen K, Greenman L, Fleshman J, McShea N, Barton BA, Lee MM. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Adjunctive Metformin Therapy in Overweight/Obese Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9):e0137525. PMID: 26367281.
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    13. Sikoglu EM, Navarro AA, Starr D, Dvir Y, Nwosu BU, Czerniak SM, Rogan RC, Castro MC, Edden RA, Frazier JA, Moore CM. Vitamin D3 Supplemental Treatment for Mania in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Jun; 25(5):415-24. PMID: 26091195.
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    14. Nwosu BU, Maranda L. Vitamin D Status and Adiposity in Pediatric Malabsorption Syndromes. Digestion. 2015; 92(1):1-7. PMID: 26043850.
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    15. Veit LE, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. The nondietary determinants of vitamin D status in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Nutrition. 2015 Jul-Aug; 31(7-8):994-9. PMID: 26059374.
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    16. Setty-Shah N, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Increased risk for vitamin d deficiency in obese children with both celiac disease and type 1 diabetes. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2014; 2014:561351. PMID: 25548555.
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    17. Veit LE, Maranda L, Fong J, Nwosu BU. The vitamin D status in inflammatory bowel disease. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101583. PMID: 24992465.
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    18. Nwosu BU, Maranda L. The effects of vitamin D supplementation on hepatic dysfunction, vitamin D status, and glycemic control in children and adolescents with vitamin D deficiency and either type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e99646. PMID: 24918447.
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    19. Barrett J, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. The Relationship between Subnormal Peak-Stimulated Growth Hormone Levels and Auxological Characteristics in Obese Children. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2014; 5:35. PMID: 24723909.
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    20. Nwosu BU, Maranda L, Berry R, Colocino B, Flores CD, Folkman K, Groblewski T, Ruze P. The vitamin D status of prison inmates. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e90623. PMID: 24598840.
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    21. Setty-Shah N, Maranda L, Candela N, Fong J, Dahod I, Rogol AD, Nwosu BU. Lactose intolerance: lack of evidence for short stature or vitamin D deficiency in prepubertal children. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e78653. PMID: 24205288.
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    22. Nwosu BU, Snook RI, Maranda L. The relationship between adiposity and stature in prepubertal children with celiac disease. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2013; 26(9-10):819-24. PMID: 23729610.
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    23. Nwosu BU, Maranda L, Cullen K, Ciccarelli C, Lee MM. Vitamin D status is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease in prepubertal children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2013; 26(11-12):1067-75. PMID: 23817598.
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    24. Menon J, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels do not correlate with asthma severity in a case-controlled study of children and adolescents. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(7-8):673-9. PMID: 23155692.
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    25. Nwosu BU, Stavre ZG, Maranda L, Cullen K, Lee MM. Hepatic dysfunction is associated with vitamin D deficiency and poor glycemic control in diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(1-2):181-6. PMID: 22570973.
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    26. Villanueva J, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Is vitamin D deficiency a feature of pediatric celiac disease? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(5-6):607-10. PMID: 22876568.
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    27. Nwosu BU, Adhami S, Rogol AD. Stroke in a child with Adams-Oliver syndrome and mixed diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(3-4):357-61. PMID: 22768669.
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    28. Nwosu BU, Soyka LA, Angelescu A, Lee MM. Evidence of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 proteolysis during growth hormone stimulation testing. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011; 24(3-4):163-7. PMID: 21648284.
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    29. Nwosu BU, Meltzer B, Maranda L, Ciccarelli C, Reynolds D, Curtis L, King J, Frazier JA, Lee MM. A potential role for adjunctive vitamin D therapy in the management of weight gain and metabolic side effects of second-generation antipsychotics. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011; 24(9-10):619-26. PMID: 22145446.
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    30. Nwosu BU, Lee MM. Pseudohypoparathyroidism type 1a and insulin resistance in a child. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2009 Jun; 5(6):345-50. PMID: 19465898.
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    31. Nwosu BU, Lee MM. Evaluation of short and tall stature in children. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Sep 1; 78(5):597-604. PMID: 18788236.
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    32. Nwosu BU, Hopkins TB. Newborn with klinefelter syndrome and posterior urethral valves. Urology. 2008 Nov; 72(5):1033-5. PMID: 18619658.
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    33. Nwosu BU, Gourgiotis L, Gershengorn MC, Neumann S. A novel activating mutation in transmembrane helix 6 of the thyrotropin receptor as cause of hereditary nonautoimmune hyperthyroidism. Thyroid. 2006 May; 16(5):505-12. PMID: 16756474.
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    34. Nwosu BU, Raygada M, Tsilou ET, Rennert OM, Stratakis CA. Rieger's anomaly and other ocular abnormalities in association with osteogenesis imperfecta and a COL1A1 mutation. Ophthalmic Genet. 2005 Sep; 26(3):135-8. PMID: 16272059.
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    35. Nwosu BU, Nilsson O, Mitchum RD, Coco M, Barnes KM, Baron J. Lack of telomere shortening with age in mouse resting zone chondrocytes. Horm Res. 2005; 63(3):125-8. PMID: 15795509.
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    36. Nwosu BU, Coco M, Jones J, Barnes KM, Yanovski JA, Baron J. Short stature with normal growth hormone stimulation testing: lack of evidence for partial growth hormone deficiency or insensitivity. Horm Res. 2004; 62(2):97-102. PMID: 15256821.
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