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Prof. Okon Ekwere Essien


Internal Medicine




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About Prof. Okon Ekwere Essien

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S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt Mathias Demonstration primary School, Akure, Ondo State19601965
WASCDuke Town Secondary School, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19661970
Cambridge GCE A'LevelSchool of Basic Studies, Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria 19731974
MBBSUniversity of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria19751980
FWACP (Internal Medicine/EDM)West African College of Physicians19962004

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ESSIEN OE, OTU AA, ODIGWE CC, UMOH VA, OKPA HO. (2013) Awareness and utilization of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) estimates as a glycemic monitoring tool by medical practitioners in Calabar, Nigeria: A clinical practice audit. Mary Slessor Journal of medicine  Vol. 12 (1) 1 – 10.
Bassey, Iya Eze, ESSIEN OKON EKWERRE,  Gali Rebecca Mtaku, Isong Idongesit koko-Abasi Paul, Udoh Alphonsus Ekpe and Akpan Uwen Okon. (2015). The effect of smoking on fertility hormones in male adult smokers in South-South Nigeria. British Journal Of Medicine and Medical Research, 2015,9 (7):1 – 6. DOI 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/19287.
Bassey IE, Gali RM, ESSIEN OE, Udoh AE, Emordi B, Akpan UO. Thyroid function in hypertensives in South-South Nigeria. Int J Res Med Sci. 2016; 4(1): 189-193. doi:10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160029.
PETERS EJ, SHILINKOVA LN, PHILIP-EPHRAIM EE, AGBULU RE, ESSIEN OE.(1995)AIDS-related knowledge and attitude of Nigerian Traditional Healers(1995) presented and published in the  in the conference proceedings of the International Conference on AIDS pandemic and practices of Traditional healers in Developing Countries, Calabar Nov. 1995.pages 18-25.
ESSIEN OE, PETERS EJ, UDOH AE, EKOTT JU. (2007) Prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance in adult Nigerians with primary hypertension.Nigerian Journal of Medicine Vol. 16 No.1., 50-56.
Akaninyene Asuquo Otu, Victor Aniedi Umoh, OKON EKWERE ESSIEN, Henry Ohem Okpa and Patrick Ntui Mbu (2013).Profile, Bacteriology and Risk Factors for Foot Ulcers among Diabetics in a Tertiary Hospital in Calabar, Nigeria.Ulcers Vol. 2013, Article ID 820468, 6 Pages.http;//dx-doi,org/10,1155/2013/820468.
ESIN R. A, ESSIEN OE, (1994) Amlodipine in the treatment of mild-to-moderate essential hypertension. Current Therapeutic Research, Vol. 55. No. 1 1112 – 1116.
UNADIKE BC, ESSIEN IO, AKPAN NA, PETERS EJ, ESSIEN OE. (2009) Morbidity and mortality pattern among HIV/AIDS patients in the medical wards of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital. Uyo Nigeria.Mary Sless. J. Medicine Vol. 9 No. 2, 88-92.
Enang, OE, Otu A.A, ESSIENOE, Fasanmade O, Ohwovoriole A.  Assessment of Anthropometric Indices among resident of Calabar, South East Nigeria. (2014). Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
NTUI I.  UDOH AE, ESIERE KS, ESSIEN OE,( 2005) EGBE RE. The pattern of dietary habits and glyceamic control of Diabetics in Eastern Nigeria Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 5 (1); 43-45.
OE ESSIEN, KK IMANANGHA, AKPAN AE, EE PHILIP-EPHRAIM, (2007) RE AGBULU, EJ PETERS and LN SHILINKOVA: Nigerian HIV/AIDS Patients: Problem of Stigmatization and Discrimination. Niger Delta African Journal of Health and Environment Vol. (1), 2008, Pg 40-45.
ESSIEN OE, ODIGWE CO. (2006) Obesity and Hypertension. A review. The Syringe 2006, 22-24.
EJ PETERS, ESSIEN OE, IMMANANAGHA KK, INAH GA, PHILIP-EPHRAIM E, AGBULU RE.(2008) CD4 Count levels and pattern of Respiratory complications in HIV seropositive patients in Calabar, Nigeria: Nigerian Journal of Physiological sciences 22(1-2): 93-97,
UNADIKE BC, AKPAN NA, PETERS EJ, ESSIEN IO, ESSIEN OE. (2009). Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Uyo, Nigeria.African J. Endocrinology and Metabolism Vol. 8 No.1.
UDOH AE, ESSIEN OE, USORO CAO, NTUI L. (2003) Antihypertensive agents cause unfavourable changes in the Serum cholesterol profile of Nigerian Hypertensive patients. Journal of Medical laboratory Sciences, Vol. 12, No 1, 32-40.
ANSA VO, OYO-ITA A, ESSIEN OE.(2007) Perception of Ischaemic Heart Disease, knowledge of and Attitude to reduction of its risk factors. East African Medical Journal Vol. 84, No. 7, 639-644.
PETERS EJ, IMMANANAGHA KK, ESSIEN OE, EKOTT JU. (2004) Traditional ‘healers’ practices and the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Eastern Nigeria.Tropical Doctor, 34, 79-82.
IE BASSEY, OE. ESSIEN, AE UDOH, IU UMO and IO EFFIONG (2013) Seminal plasma selenium, calcium, magnesium and zinc levels in infertile men.Jmed Sc. 13(6): 483-487.
Enang OE, Otu AA, ESSIEN OE,  Oparah H, Fasanmade AO, Ohwovoriole A. Prevalence of dysglycemia in Calabar. A cross sectional observational study among residents of Calabar, Nigeria.
Chinyere Adama Opara Usoro, Iya Eze Bassey, OKON EKWERE ESSIEN, Adolphus Ogbebor and Marcus Inyama. Gamma-glutamyl transferase in Diabetic  Individuals with the metabolic syndrome in Calabar, Nigeria.(2014). J. Med. Sci, 14(2): 60-67.DOI.10.3923/jms.2014.60.67.   
EJ Peters MBBCh, FWACP, PD Brewer PhD, NE Udonwa MBBS, FWACP, GTA Jumbo MBBCh, FWACP, OE ESSIEN MBBS, FWACP, VA Umoh MBBS, Otu  A.A MBBCh, DU Eduwem MBBCh, FWACS (2009). Diverse blood exposures associated with incident HIV infection Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of STD and AIDs. (2009); 20; 846 – 861. DOI: 10.1258/ ijsa. 2009. 009 272.
Umoh VA, Otu AA, Enang O.E, Okereke, QO, Essien O.E Ukpe I. (2012). The pattern of diabetic admission in UCTH, Calabar South Eastern) Nigeria.A five year review.The Nigerian Health Journal Vol. 12 No. 1; 7-11.
ESSIEN, OKON EKWERE,Iya Eze Bassey, Rebecca Mtaku Gali, Alphonsus Udoh, Uwem Okon Akpan and Enakirerhi E. Glen. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. How relevant in African men with prostate cancer Receiving Androgen-deprivation therapy? Journal of Global Oncology, May 25,2016 JG0002790.
NE. Ngim, AU. Etiuma, OE. ESSIEN, E. Philip-Ephraim, O. Akpet, IA.Ikpeme.Correlation between digital palpation of pedal pulses and duplex Doppler ultrasonography in evaluating vascular status of the lower limbs in adult diabetics.International  Journal of Diabetes Developing Countries. 35(3) 339-341, 2015.Doi 10.1007/s13410-015-0292-5.
ODIGWE CO, ESSIEN OE. (1993) Clinical Efficacy and safety ciprofloxacin (ciproxin) in Acute Respiratory tract infections. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, Vol. 1 (1); 25 – 28.
ESSIEN OE, PETERS EJ, EKOtt JU, ODIGWE CO (2007).Dietary pattern of adult type 2 diabetic patients attending a Tertiary care Hospital in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, Vol, 7, 16 -21.
O. E. ESSIEN, J. ANDY, V. ANSA, A.A OTU,A. UDOH. Coronary artery disease and the profile of cardiovascular risk factors in South South Nigeria.A clinical and autopsy study.Cardiology Research and Practice. Vol. 2014 (2014)Article ID 804751; 7pages.
John ME, Effiong MU, ESSIEN OE (2005) Compliance and glycemic control in Adult Diabetic patients in rural Nigeria. Diabetes International (Africa Edition), Vol. 13 (2), 17-20
IE BASSEY, OE. ESSIEN, IKPI ISONG, AE UDOH, GS AGBARA(2013) Seminal plasma chromium, cadmium and lead levels in infertile men. J Med Sci 13 (6): 497-500
Alphonsus Ekpe Udoh, Iya Ntui, OKON ESSIEN and Mary Ndon,(2007).  Red Cell Catalase Activity in Diabetics.Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 6(5),511-515.
Bassey, Iya Eze, Gali Rebecca Mtaku, Ogbolu Ifechukwude Augustina, ESSIEN OKON EKWERRE, Usoro, Chinyere Adanna Opara and Emeribe Anthony Uchenna (2015). Serum salivary cortisol levels in diabetics attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. British Journal Of Medicine and Medical Research, 2015, 9 (7):1 – 7.DOI 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/19286.
Bassey IE, Ogbolu IA, Gali RM, ESSIEN OE, Usoro CAO. (2015). The effect of glycemic control on cortisol levels in Type II diabetics in the University of Calabar teaching Hospital. Borno Medical Journal, 2015, 12 (1):9 - 15.

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