Associate Professor

MEMPHIS TN 381632116
Tel: (901) 448-5318


  • None, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, Tennessee., Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  • None, Internal Medicine Department of Medicine Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Bronx, New York., Internal Medicine
  • FWACP, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria., Internal Medicine
  • None, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria., Internship
  • M.D., College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria., Medicine and Surgery
  • B. Med Sc, College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria., Human Anatomy


  1. Marso, SP, Daniels, GH, Brown-Frandsen, K, Kristensen, P, Mann, JF, Nauck, MA, Nissen, SE, Pocock, S, Poulter, NR, Ravn, LS, Steinberg, WM, Stockner, M, Zinman, B, Bergenstal, RM, Buse, JB, , , ,. Liraglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med, 375 (4), 311-22, 2016.
  2. Nyenwe, EA, Kitabchi, AE. The evolution of diabetic ketoacidosis: An update of its etiology, pathogenesis and management. Metabolism, 65 (4), 507-21, 2016.
  3. Espeland, MA, Probstfield, J, Hire, D, Redmon, JB, Evans, GW, Coday, M, Lewis, CE, Johnson, KC, Wilmoth, S, Bahnson, J, Dulin, MF, Green, JB, Knowler, WC, Kitabchi, A, Murillo, AL, Osei, K, Rehman, SU, Cushman, WC, , , ,. Systolic Blood Pressure Control Among Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Three Interventions. Am J Hypertens, 28 (8), 995-1009, 2015.
  4. ,. Prospective association of a genetic risk score and lifestyle intervention with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD randomised controlled trial. Diabetologia, 58 (8), 1803-13, 2015.
  5. Unick, JL, Neiberg, RH, Hogan, PE, Cheskin, LJ, Dutton, GR, Jeffery, R, Nelson, JA, Pi-Sunyer, X, West, DS, Wing, RR, ,. Weight change in the first 2 months of a lifestyle intervention predicts weight changes 8 years later. Obesity (Silver Spring), 23 (7), 1353-6, 2015.
  6. Pownall, HJ, Bray, GA, Wagenknecht, LE, Walkup, MP, Heshka, S, Hubbard, VS, Hill, J, Kahn, SE, Nathan, DM, Schwartz, AV, Johnson, KC, ,. Changes in body composition over 8 years in a randomized trial of a lifestyle intervention: the look AHEAD study. Obesity (Silver Spring), 23 (3), 565-72, 2015.
  7. ,. Effect of a long-term behavioural weight loss intervention on nephropathy in overweight or obese adults with type 2 diabetes: a secondary analysis of the Look AHEAD randomised clinical trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 2 (10), 801-9, 2014.
  8. Espeland, MA, Rapp, SR, Bray, GA, Houston, DK, Johnson, KC, Kitabchi, AE, Hergenroeder, AL, Williamson, J, Jakicic, JM, van Dorsten, B, Kritchevsky, SB, , , ,. Long-term impact of behavioral weight loss intervention on cognitive function. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 69 (9), 1101-8, 2014.
  9. Dagogo-Jack, S, Edeoga, C, Ebenibo, S, Nyenwe, E, Wan, J, ,. Lack of racial disparity in incident prediabetes and glycemic progression among black and white offspring of parents with type 2 diabetes: the pathobiology of prediabetes in a biracial cohort (POP-ABC) study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 99 (6), E1078-87, 2014.
  10. Espeland, MA, Lewis, CE, Bahnson, J, Knowler, WC, Regensteiner, JG, Gaussoin, SA, Beavers, D, Johnson, KC, ,. Impact of weight loss on ankle-brachial index and interartery blood pressures. Obesity (Silver Spring), 22 (4), 1032-41, 2014.
  11. Nyenwe, EA, Wan, JY, Kitabchi, AE. Venous serum bicarbonate concentration predicts arterial pH in adults with diabetic ketoacidosis. Endocr Pract, 20 (3), 201-6, 2014.
  12. McCaffery, JM, Papandonatos, GD, Huggins, GS, Peter, I, Erar, B, Kahn, SE, Knowler, WC, Lipkin, EW, Kitabchi, AE, Wagenknecht, LE, Wing, RR, , , ,. Human cardiovascular disease IBC chip-wide association with weight loss and weight regain in the look AHEAD trial. Hum Hered, 75 (2-4), 160-74, 2013.
  13. Kitabchi, AE, McDaniel, KA, Wan, JY, Tylavsky, FA, Jacovino, CA, Sands, CW, Nyenwe, EA, Stentz, FB. Effects of high-protein versus high-carbohydrate diets on markers of β-cell function, oxidative stress, lipid peroxidation, proinflammatory cytokines, and adipokines in obese, premenopausal women without diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care, 36 (7), 1919-25, 2013.
  14. Unick, JL, Beavers, D, Bond, DS, Clark, JM, Jakicic, JM, Kitabchi, AE, Knowler, WC, Wadden, TA, Wagenknecht, LE, Wing, RR, ,. The long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in severely obese individuals. Am J Med, 126 (3), 236-42, 242.e1-2, 2013.
  15. Dagogo-Jack, S, Edeoga, C, Ebenibo, S, Chapp-Jumbo, E, ,. Pathobiology of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort (POP-ABC) study: baseline characteristics of enrolled subjects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 98 (1), 120-8, 2013.
  16. Ebenibo, S, Edeoga, C, Ammons, A, Egbuonu, N, Dagogo-Jack, S, ,. Recruitment strategies and yields for the Pathobiology of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort: a prospective natural history study of incident dysglycemia. BMC Med Res Methodol, 13, 64, 2012.
  17. Rejeski, WJ, Ip, EH, Bertoni, AG, Bray, GA, Evans, G, Gregg, EW, Zhang, Q, ,. Lifestyle change and mobility in obese adults with type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med, 366 (13), 1209-17, 2012.
  18. Brancati, FL, Evans, M, Furberg, CD, Geller, N, Haffner, S, Kahn, SE, Kaufmann, PG, Lewis, CE, Nathan, DM, Pitt, B, Safford, MM, ,. Midcourse correction to a clinical trial when the event rate is underestimated: the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study. Clin Trials, 9 (1), 113-24, 2012.
  19. Nyenwe EA, Ashby S, Tidwell J, Nouer SS, Kitabchi AE.. Improving diabetes care via telemedicine. Lessons from the Addressing Diabetes in Tennessee (ADT) Project. Diabetes Care.. Diabetes Care. (34 (DOI: 1), 2011.
  20. Nyenwe EA, Kitabchi AE.. Evidence-based management of hyperglycemic emergencies in diabetes mellitus.. Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice, 94, 340-51, 2011.
  21. Nyenwe EA, Jerkins TW, Umpierrez GE, Kitabchi AE. .Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Evolving strategies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Metabolism. Metabolism., 60, 23, 2011.
  22. 18. Dagogo-Jack S, Edeoga C, Nyenwe E, Chapp-Jumbo E, Wan J. Pathobiology Of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort (POP-ABC) Design and Methods. Ethnicity & Diseas, 21, 33-39, 2011.
  23. Nyenwe EA, Dagogo-Jack S. Metabolic syndrome, prediabetes and the science of primary prevention.. Minerva Endocrinol., 36, 129-45, 2011.
  24. Nyenwe E.. Intensive insulin therapy in hospitalised patients increases the risk of hypoglycaemia and has no effect on mortality, infection risk or length of stay. Evid Based Med, 94, 340-51, 2011.
  25. Nyenwe EA, Razavi LN, Kitabchi AE, Khan AN, Wan JY.. Acidosis: The prime determinant of depressed consciousness in diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetes Care, 33, 1837-9, 2010.