2021

Michgelsen J, Boateng D, Meeks KAC, Beune E, Addo J, et al. Association between Practising Religion and Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Ghanaian Non-Migrants and Migrants in Europe: The RODAM Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Mar 2;18(5):2451.doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052451. Pubmed.

Darko SN, Meeks KAC, W KBAO, Laing EF, Boateng D, Beune E, et al. Anthropometric indices and their cut-off points in relation to type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian migrants and non-migrants: The RODAM study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2021:108687. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2021.108687. Pubmed.

2020

van der Laan LC, Meeks KAC, Chilunga FP, Agyemang C, Venema A, Mannens M, et al. Epigenome-wide association study for perceived discrimination among sub-Saharan African migrants in Europe - the RODAM study. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):4919. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61649-0. Pubmed.

Osei-Kwasi HA, Boateng D, Danquah I, Holdsworth M, Mejean C, Terragni L, et al. Acculturation and Food Intake Among Ghanaian Migrants in Europe: Findings From the RODAM Study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2020;52(2):114-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2019.09.004. Pubmed.

Lyons J, van der Linden EL, Meeks K, Beune E, Smeeth L, Bahendeka S, et al. Inverse Association between Iron Deficiency and Glycated Hemoglobin Levels in Ghanaian Adults-the RODAM Study. J Nutr. 2020;150(7):1899-908. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa109. Pubmed.

Hayfron-Benjamin CF, van den Born BJ, Maitland-van der Zee AH, Amoah AGB, van der Linden EL, Stronks K, et al. Higher prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in Ghana compared to Ghanaian migrants in Europe: The RODAM study. Int J Cardiol. 2020;305:127-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.12.028. Pubmed.

Hayfron-Benjamin CF, Maitland-van der Zee AH, van den Born BJ, Amoah AGB, Meeks KAC, Klipstein-Grobusch K, et al. Association between C reactive protein and microvascular and macrovascular dysfunction in sub-Saharan Africans with and without diabetes: the RODAM study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2020;8(1). doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001235. Pubmed.

Hampe CS, Sahabandu D, Kaiser V, Telieps T, Smeeth L, Agyemang C, et al. Geographic location determines beta-cell autoimmunity among adult Ghanaians: Findings from the RODAM study. Immun Inflamm Dis. 2020;8(3):299-309. doi: 10.1002/iid3.306. Pubmed.

Commodore-Mensah Y, Agyemang C, Aboagye JA, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Beune E, Smeeth L, et al. Obesity and cardiovascular disease risk among Africans residing in Europe and Africa: the RODAM study. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2020;14(2):151-7. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2020.01.007. Pubmed.

Chilunga FP, Henneman P, Requena-Mendez A, Meeks K, Beune E, Mannens M, et al. Hyperuricaemia and its association with 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease among migrant and non-migrant African populations: the RODAM study. Trop Med Int Health. 2020;25(4):496-505. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13362. Pubmed.

Boateng D, Danquah I, Said-Mohamed R, Smeeth L, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, et al. Early-life exposures and cardiovascular disease risk among Ghanaian migrant and home populations: the RODAM study. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2020;11(3):250-63. doi: 10.1017/S2040174419000527. Pubmed.

Baratin C, Beune E, van Schalkwijk D, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, et al. Differential associations between psychosocial stress and obesity among Ghanaians in Europe and in Ghana: findings from the RODAM study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2020;55(1):45-56. doi: 10.1007/s00127-019-01682-1. Pubmed.

2019

Adjei DN, Stronks K, Adu D, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt F, Schulze M, Danquah I, Spranger J, Bahendeka SK, Agyemang C. Cross-sectional study of association between psychosocial stressors with chronic kidney disease among migrant and non-migrant Ghanaians living in Europe and Ghana: the RODAM study. BMJ Open. 2019 Aug 1;9(8):e027931. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027931. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31375611

Danquah I, Addo J, Boateng D, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Meeks K, Galbete C, Beune E, Bahendeka S, Spranger J, Mockenhaupt FP, Stronks K, Agyemang C, Schulze MB, Smeeth L. Early-life factors are associated with waist circumference and type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian adults: The RODAM Study. Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 26;9(1):10848. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-47169-6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31350427

van der Linden EL, Meeks K, Beune E, de-Graft Aikins A, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Tetteh Appiah L, Smeeth L, Stronks K, Agyemang C. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Ghanaian migrants and their homeland counterparts: the Research on Obesity and type 2 Diabetes among African Migrants (RODAM) study. Eur J Public Health. 2019 Apr 9. pii: ckz051. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckz051. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31220248

Hayfron-Benjamin C, van den Born BJ, Maitland-van der Zee AH, Amoah AGB, Meeks KAC, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendeka S, Spranger J, Danquah I, Mockenhaupt F, Beune E, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Microvascular and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetes Ghanaian residents in Ghana and Europe: The RODAM study. J Diabetes Complications. 2019 Aug;33(8):572-578. doi:10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2019.04.016. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31167710

Adjei DN, Stronks K, Adu D, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt FP, Danquah I, Spranger J, Bahendeka S, De-Graft Aikins A, Agyemang C. Cross-sectional study of association between socioeconomic indicators and chronic kidney disease in rural-urban Ghana: the RODAM study.BMJ Open. 2019 May 24;9(5):e022610. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022610. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31129570

Boateng D, Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Beune E, Smeeth L, Osei-Kwasi HA, Bahendeka S, Agyei-Baffour P, Mockenhaupt FP, Spranger J, Grobbee DE, Schulze MB, Stronks K, Agyemang C, Danquah I, Klipstein-Grobusch K. Dietary Patterns Are Associated with Predicted 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among Ghanaian Populations: the Research on Obesity and Diabetes in African Migrants (RODAM) Study. J Nutr. 2019 May 1;149(5):755-769. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz002. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31050745

de-Graft Aikins A, Dodoo F, Awuah RB, Owusu-Dabo E, Addo J, Nicolaou M, Beune E, Mockenhaupt FP, Danquah I, Bahendeka S, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Afrifa-Anane E, Smeeth L, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Knowledge and perceptions of type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian migrants in three European countries and Ghanaians in rural and urban Ghana: The RODAM qualitative study. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 2;14(4):e0214501. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214501. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30939148

Nyaaba GN, Stronks K, Meeks K, Beune E, Owusu-Dabo E, Addo J, de-Graft Aikins A, Mockenhaupt F, Bahendeka S, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Is social support associated with hypertension control among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and non-migrants in Ghana? The RODAM study. Intern Emerg Med. 2019 Mar 26. doi: 10.1007/s11739-019-02075-7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30912002

van der Linden E, Meeks K, Beune E, de-Graft Aikins A, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Appiah LT, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Dyslipidaemia among Ghanaian migrants in three European countries and their compatriots in rural and urban Ghana: The RODAM study. Atherosclerosis. 2019 May;284:83-91. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2019.02.030. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30875497

Baratin C, Beune E, van Schalkwijk D, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, de-Graft Aikins A, Owusu-Dabo E, Bahendeka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Boateng D, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Differential associations between psychosocial stress and obesity among Ghanaians in Europe and in Ghana: findings from the RODAM study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 11. doi: 10.1007/s00127-019-01682-1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30859237

Chilunga FP, Boateng D, Henneman P, Beune E, Requena-Méndez A, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mannens MMAM, Agyemang C. Perceived discrimination and stressful life events are associated with cardiovascular risk score in migrant and non-migrant populations: The RODAM study. Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 1;286:169-174. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.12.056. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30638750

2018

Beune E, Nieuwkerk P, Stronks K, Meeks K, Schulze MB, Mockenhaupt FP, Danquah I, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Agyei-Baffour P, Spranger J, Addo J, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Medication non-adherence and blood pressure control among hypertensive migrant and non-migrant populations of sub-Saharan African origin: the RODAM study. J Hum Hypertens. 2018 Oct 15. doi: 10.1038/s41371-018-0120-8.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30323204

Addo J, Cook S, Galbete C, Agyemang C, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Nicolaou M, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Brathwaite R, Mockenhaupt FP, Beune E, Meeks K, de-Graft Aikins A, Bahendaka S, Owusu-Dabo E, Smeeth L. Differences in alcohol consumption and drinking patterns in Ghanaians in Europe and Africa: The RODAM Study. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 2;13(11):e0206286. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0206286. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30388130

Meeks KAC, Henneman P, Venema A, Addo J, Bahendeka S, Burr T, Danquah I, Galbete C, Mannens MMAM, Mockenhaupt FP, Owusu-Dabo E, Rotimi CN, Schulze MB, Smeeth L, Spranger J, Zafarmand MH, Adeyemo A, Agyemang C. Epigenome-wide association study in whole blood on type 2 diabetes among sub-Saharan African individuals: findings from the RODAM study. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 10. doi:10.1093/ije/dyy171. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30107520

Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, de-Graft Aikins A, Addo J, Amoah SK, Smeeth L, Owusu-Dabo E, Spranger J, Agyemang C, Mockenhaupt FP, Beune E, Stronks K, Schulze MB, Danquah I. Dietary patterns and type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana: the RODAM study. Nutr Diabetes. 2018 Apr 25;8(1):25. doi: 10.1038/s41387-018-0029-x. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29695705

van Nieuwenhuizen B, Zafarmand MH, Beune E, Meeks K, Aikins AD, Addo J, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Bahendeka S, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Appiah LT, Smeeth L, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Ideal cardiovascular health among Ghanaian populations in three European countries and rural and urban Ghana: the RODAM study. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Sep;13(6):845-856. doi: 10.1007/s11739-018-1846-6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29667109

Boateng D, Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Schulze MB, Addo J, de-Graft Aikins A, Galbete C, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Agyei-Baffour P, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Spranger J, Kengne AP, Grobbee DE, Klipstein-Grobusch K. Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in sub-Saharan African populations – Comparative analysis of risk algorithms in the RODAM study. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 1;254:310-315. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.11.082. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29407113

Adjei DN, Stronks K, Adu D, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Addo J, Owuso-Dabo E, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt FP, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Bahendeka S, de-Graft Aikins A, Agyemang C. Chronic kidney disease burden among African migrants in three European countries and in urban and rural Ghana: the RODAM cross-sectional study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Oct 1;33(10):1812-1822. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfx347. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29342308

Bijlholt M, Meeks KAC, Beune E, Addo J, Smeeth L, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Galbete C, de-Graft Aikins A, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Owusu-Dabo E, Spranger J, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah SK, Bahendeka S, Stronks K, Agyemang C. Type 2 diabetes mellitus management among Ghanaian migrants resident in three European countries and their compatriots in rural and urban Ghana – The RODAM study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2018 Feb;136:32-38. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.11.032. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29203253

Boateng D, Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Smeeth L, Schulze M, Addo J, de-Graft Aikins A, Galbete C, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Agyei-Baffour P, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Spranger J, Kengne AP, Grobbee DE, Stronks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K. Migration and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Ghanaian Populations in Europe: The RODAM Study (Research on Obesity and Diabetes Among African Migrants). Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Nov;10(11). pii: e004013. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004013. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29150534

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 19. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy016. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29579276

Agyemang C, Nyaaba G, Beune E, Meeks K, Owusu-Dabo E, Addo J, Aikins AD, Mockenhaupt FP, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Galbete C, Spranger J, Agyei-Baffour P, Henneman P, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Adeyemo A, van Straalen J, Commodore-Mensah Y, Appiah LT, Smeeth L, Stronks K. Variations in hypertension awareness, treatment, and control among Ghanaian migrants living in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, and non-migrant Ghanaians living in rural and urban Ghana – the RODAM study. J Hypertens. 2018;36(1):169-177. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000001520. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28858173

2017

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults. Lancet. 2017 Dec 16;390(10113):2627-2642. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32129-3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29029897

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC) – Africa Working Group. Trends in obesity and diabetes across Africa from 1980 to 2014: an analysis of pooled population-based studies. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Oct 1;46(5):1421-1432. doi:10.1093/ije/dyx078. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28582528

Meeks KAC, Henneman P, Venema A, Burr T, Galbete C, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Mockenhaupt FP, Owusu-Dabo E, Rotimi CN, Addo J, Smeeth L, Bahendeka S, Spranger J, Mannens MMAM, Zafarmand MH, Agyemang C, Adeyemo A. An epigenome-wide association study in whole blood of measures of adiposity among Ghanaians: the RODAM study. Clin Epigenetics. 2017 Sep 21;9:103. doi: 10.1186/s13148-017-0403-x. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28947923

Danquah I, Galbete C, Meeks K, Nicolaou M, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Addo J, Aikins AD, Amoah SK, Agyei-Baffour P, Boateng D, Bedu-Addo G, Spranger J, Smeeth L, Owusu-Dabo E, Agyemang C, Mockenhaupt FP, Beune E, Schulze MB. Food variety, dietary diversity, and type 2 diabetes in a multi-center cross-sectional study among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana: the RODAM study. Eur J Nutr. 2017 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s00394-017-1538-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28948398

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults. Lancet. 2017 Oct 10. pii: S0140-6736(17)32129-3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29029897

Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks KA, de-Graft Aikins A, Addo J, Amoah SK, Smeeth L, Owusu-Dabo E, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendeka S, Agyemang C, Mockenhaupt FP, Beune EJ, Stronks K, Schulze MB, Danquah I. Food consumption, nutrient intake, and dietary patterns in Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana. Food Nutr Res. 2017 Jul 6;61(1):1341809. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28747862

Addo J, Agyemang C, de-Graft Aikins A, Beune E, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendaka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Owusu-Dabo E, Kunst A, Stronks K, Smeeth L. Association between socioeconomic position and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians in different geographic locations: the RODAM study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Jul;71(7):633-639. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28348205

Cole HV, Owusu-Dabo E, Iwelunmor J, Newsome V, Meeks K, Agyemang C, Jean-Louis G. Sleep duration is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular outcomes: a pilot study in a sample of community dwelling adults in Ghana. Sleep Med. 2017 Jun;34:118-125. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28522079

Brathwaite R, Addo J, Kunst AE, Agyemang C, Owusu-Dabo E, de-Graft Aikins A, Beune E, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendeka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah S, Galbete C, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Smeeth L. Smoking prevalence differs by location of residence among Ghanaians in Africa and Europe: The RODAM study. PLoS One. 2017 May 5;12(5):e0177291.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28475620.

Addo J, Agyemang C, de-Graft Aikins A, Beune E, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Galbete C, Nicolaou M, Meeks K, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Bahendaka S, Mockenhaupt FP, Owusu-Dabo E, Kunst A, Stronks K, Smeeth L. Association between socioeconomic position and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Ghanaians in different geographic locations: the RODAM study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Mar 27.pii: jech-2016-208322. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28348205

Meeks KA, Stronks K, Adeyemo A, Addo J, Bahendeka S, Beune E, Owusu-Dabo E, Danquah I, Galbete C, Henneman P, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Mockenhaupt FP, Osei K, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Smeeth L, Agyemang C. Peripheral insulin resistance rather than beta cell dysfunction accounts for geographical differences in impaired fasting blood glucose among sub-Saharan African individuals: findings from the RODAM study. Diabetologia. 2017 May;60(5):854-864. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28144712

Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Addo J, Aikins AD, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Mockenhaupt FP, Schulze MB, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Smeeth L, Stronks K. Innovative ways of studying the effect of migration on obesity and diabetes beyond the common designs: lessons from the RODAM study. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2017 Mar;1391(1):54-70. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27706830

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants. Lancet. 2017 Jan 7;389(10064):37-55. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27863813

2016

Agyemang C, Meeks K, Beune E, Owusu-Dabo E, Mockenhaupt FP, Addo J, de Graft Aikins A, Bahendeka S, Danquah I, Schulze MB, Spranger J, Burr T, Agyei-Baffour P, Amoah SK, Galbete C, Henneman P, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Nicolaou M, Adeyemo A, van Straalen J, Smeeth L, Stronks K. Obesity and type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africans – Is the burden in today’s Africa similar to African migrants in Europe? The RODAM study. BMC Med. 2016 Oct 21;14(1):166. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27769239

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). A century of trends in adult human height. Elife. 2016 Jul 26;5. pii: e13410. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27458798

Caselgrandi A, Guaraldi G, Cottafavi K, Artioli G, Ferri P. Clinical Research Nurse involvement to foster a community based transcultural research in RODAM European study. Acta Biomed. 2016 May 26;87 Suppl 2:80-7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27240036

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants. Lancet. 2016 Apr 9;387(10027):1513-30. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27061677

2015

Darko SN, Yar DD, Owusu-Dabo E, Awuah AA, Dapaah W, Addofoh N, Salifu SP, Awua-Boateng NY, Adomako-Boateng F. Variations in levels of IL-6 and TNF-αin type 2 diabetes mellitus between rural and urban Ashanti Region of Ghana. BMC Endocr Disord. 2015 Sep 21;15:50. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26391589

2014

Agyemang C, Beune E, Meeks K, Owusu-Dabo E, Agyei-Baffour P, Aikins Ad, Dodoo F, Smeeth L, Addo J, Mockenhaupt FP, Amoah SK, Schulze MB, Danquah I, Spranger J, Nicolaou M, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Burr T, Henneman P, Mannens MM, van Straalen JP, Bahendeka S, Zwinderman AH, Kunst AE, Stronks K. Rationale and cross-sectional study design of the Research on Obesity and type 2 Diabetes among African Migrants: the RODAM study. BMJ Open. 2014 Mar 21;4(3):e004877. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24657884

Abstracts

1. Agyemang, C.; Beune, E.; van der Veer, C.; et al. RODAM Consortium Type 2 diabetes and obesity among sub-Saharan African native and migrant populations: dissection of environment and endogenous predisposition. Eur J Public Health 2012; 22 (Suppl. 2): 30.

2. Agyemang, C.; Beune, E.; Meeks, K.; et al. Type II diabetes and obesity among sub-Saharan African native and migrant populations: dissection of environment and endogenous predisposition. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2014; 102 (Suppl. 1):S2.

3. Meeks, K.; Beune, C.; Snijder, M.; et al. Type II diabetse among Ghanaian residents in the Netherlands; how do they compare with other ethnic grroups? Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2014; 102 (Suppl. 1):S2.

4. Galbete, C.; Schulze, M.B.; Nicolaou, M.; et al. Dietary assessment in Ghanaian migrants: the RODAM study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2014; 102 (Suppl. 1):S54.

International Presentation Of The RODAM Project

Invited Lectures
EuroFIR: Ethnic and Traditional Foods and EuroFIR NEXUS Meetings, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (March, 2013)
Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU), University of Copenhagen, Denmark (October, 2012).
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (May, 2012)
University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana (May, 2012)

Conference presentations
Migrant Health Conference – University of Milan, Milan, Italy (June, 2012)
European Public Health conferences, Malta (November, 2012)
IDF African conference, Arusha, Tanzania (July, 2012).
Second African Diabetes Congress, Yaoundé, Cameroon (February, 2014)
The RODAM study was supported by the European Commission under the Framework Programme (Grant Number: 278901), 
 the European Research Council (Grant Number: 772244) and the Amsterdam UMC.