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Dr CHOW Wing Sun
Consultant (Queen Mary Hospital)
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
MBBS (HK), MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM (Medicine), FRCP (Edinburgh), MHA (New South Wales)
an email logo wschow01@graduate.hku.hk
a telephone logo 2255-5414
a fax logo 2855-5411

Research Profile

  1. Diabetes Mellitus and its complications
  2. Obesity
  3. Metabolic Syndrome

Selected Publications

  1. Yeung DC, Xu A, Tso AW, Chow WS, Wat NM, Fong CH, Tam S, Sham PC, Lam KS.
    Circulating levels of adipocyte and epidermal fatty acid-binding proteins in relation to nephropathy staging and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes Care. 2009 Jan;32(1):132-4. Epub 2008 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 18931100; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2606847.
  2. Chan AO, Chow WS, Lam KF, Hsu A, Hung I, Chan P, But D, Seto WK, Lam KS. The effect of intragastric balloon placement on weight loss and type 2 diabetes control. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Jul;28(1):162-4. PubMed
    PMID: 18532946.
  3. Zhang X, Yeung DC, Karpisek M, Stejskal D, Zhou ZG, Liu F, Wong RL, Chow WS, Tso AW, Lam KS, Xu A. Serum FGF21 levels are increased in obesity and are independently associated with the metabolic syndrome in humans. Diabetes. 2008 May;57(5):1246-53. Epub 2008 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 18252893.
  4. Hoo RL, Chow WS, Yau MH, Xu A, Tso AW, Tse HF, Fong CH, Tam S, Chan L, Lam KS. Adiponectin mediates the suppressive effect of rosiglitazone on plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 production. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Dec;27(12):2777-82. Epub 2007 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 17932317.
  5. Chow WS, Cheung BM, Tso AW, Xu A, Wat NM, Fong CH, Ong LH, Tam S, Tan KC,
    Janus ED, Lam TH, Lam KS. Hypoadiponectinemia as a predictor for the development of hypertension: a 5-year prospective study. Hypertension. 2007
    Jun;49(6):1455-61. Epub 2007 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 17452504.
  6. Park L, Raman KG, Lee KJ, Lu Y, Ferran LJ Jr, Chow WS, Stern D, Schmidt AM. Suppression of accelerated diabetic atherosclerosis by the soluble receptor for advanced glycation endproducts. Nat Med. 1998 Sep;4(9):1025-31. PubMed PMID: 9734395.

Key Offices

  1. Honorary Secretary, Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
  2. Council Member, Diabetes Hongkong
  3. Member, Central Committee on Diabetes Service, Hospital Authority
  4. Member, Point of Care Testing Committee, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority
  5. Member, Diabetes Mellitus Information Technology Working Group, Hospital Authority