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Dr. Gitahi Theuri

gitahi_theuri Title: Dr.
Position: Lecturer
Department: Recreation Management and Exercise Science
Area of Specialization: Applied Human Physiology/ Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes in Chronic Disease Intervention
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi – Kenya
Telephone: +254-020 -8710901 Ext 57060
E-mail:gitahi_t @yahoo.com

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Research Interests

  • Metabolic Pathways in chronic disease

  • Therapeutic Lifestyle Change interventions in chronic disease

  • Role of Vitamin D deficiency in extra-skeletal disorders

  • Role of Heavy Metal Toxicity in chronic diseases

  • Nutrient depletion effects of pharmacological agents

  • Exercise as medicine

Research

  • Dr Theuri Vitamin D

  • Prof Boit, Dr Onwera, Dr Theuri, Dr. Kiplamai WADA World Anti-doping Agency

  • Dr G. Theuri Differences CVD Bio Marker between Pastoral and Urban Groups 
    Prof Bengt Saltin, Prof M Boit, Dr V Onywera, The Success of Kenyan Runners: The Metabolic Component

Publications

  • G. Theuri & F. Kiplamai 2016 Serum Vitamin D and hand-grip strength in a Clinical Population in Kenya Book of Abstracts
    PASHDA Conference

  • G. Theuri, G. Dallner, M. Tekle, June 2013, Effects of Lifestyle on Plasma IGF, Ubiquinone and Vitamin E in Kenyan Rural & Urban Populations, Growth Hormone & IGF Research, Volume 23, Issue 3, June 2013, Pages 68-75
  • G. Theuri & F. Kiplamai, 2013, Association between Vitamin D levels and Central adiposity in an Eastern Africa Outpatient Clinical Population, Dermoto-Endocrinology Journal, 5:1-4 Jan/Feb/March
  • G. Theuri & F. Kiplamai 2012, Hypovitaminosis D in an Ambulatory Population in Eastern Africa, Medycna Standardy/Pediatria T9, 2012
  • M. Tekle, G. Theuri, E. Sandberg, G. Dallner, K. Brismar, 2010, P88 Plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, coenzyme Q10 and vitamin E in Kenyan populations, Growth Hormone & IGF Research, Volume 20, Supplement 1, Page S71
  • G. Theuri, 2010, Differences in Physical Activity, Waist-Hip Ratio and Blood Pressure Between an Urban and Pastoral Population in Kenya, Book of Abstracts ICHPES
  • G. Theuri, G. Dallner, M. Tekle, In Press 2012, Effects of Lifestyle on Plasma IGF, Ubiquinone and Vitamin E in Kenyan Rural & Urban Populations
  • G. Theuri, 2010, The Prevalence of Malnutrition in an Urban and Rural Community in Kenya: Different Strokes For Different Folks?     Book of Abstracts ANEC 4
  • G.Theuri, 2003, Perspectives on Pre-obesity and Obesity and Subsequent Health, Implications in Kenya.    Nairobi Hospital Proceedings Vol. 7, Issue 1,6-10
  • G. Theuri, W. Muturi, 2003, Lifestyle Modification in Cardiovascular Diseases, Nairobi Hospital Proceedings Vol. 7, Issue 5, 229-240

Conference Presentations

  • G. Theuri Relationships between s-Free Testosterone and s-25(OH)D3 in females living on the Equator Abu Dhabi/ UAE 16-17th March, 2017

  • G. Theuri Birds of a Feather: Correlation between hTMA-Magnesium and Vitamin D Status Abu Dhabi/ UAE 16-17th March, 2017

  • G. Theuri/F. Kiplamai Serum Vitamin D and hand-grip strength in a Clinical Population in Kenya Nairobi/ Kenya PASHDA Sept 2016

  • G. Theuri Relationship between hand-grip strength and 25(OH)D3 Abu Dhabi/UAE March 2015

  • G. Theuri Carb-counting and Diabetes Control- Insulin Pump Symposium for Clinicians Gertrudes Hospital, Nairobi/Kenya 24th May, 2014

  • G. Theuri Association between 25(OH)D3 and Blood pressure in a clinical population in E. Africa Abu Dhabi/ UAE March 2014

  • G. Theuri Lifestyle /Nutrition and carb counting during insulin pump therapy Sarova Hotel/Nairobi 22nd June, 2013

  • G. Theuri Role of Exercise in Diabetes Management- East Africa Diabetes Study Group Conference Nairobi/Kenya 27th-31st Oct, 2013

  • G. Theuri Vitamin D in Pregnancy and Lactation- Time to Act Kenya Family Physicians CME Workshop Nairobi, Kenya 17th Nov, 2012

  • G. Theuri Prevalence of Hypovitaminosis D in an Ambulatory Clinical Population in Eastern Africa Central Europe Vitamin D Conference Warsaw, Poland Oct 19 -20th 2012

  • G. Theuri Hypovitaminosis D3 in Kenya Kenya Pharmaceutical Association Nairobi, Kenya July, 2011

  • G. Theuri Nutrition in cardio Metabolic Disease- Current concepts. Cardio-Metabolic Forum - Kenya Association of Physicians 15th Annual Scientific  Conference, Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi Kenya June, 2011

  • G. Theuri Regeneration and Recovery –4th IAAF Elite Coaches Course Nairobi, Kenya June, 2009

  • G. Theuri Regeneration and Recovery –4th IAAF Elite Coaches Course Nairobi, Kenya June, 2009

  • G. Theuri Differences in CVD Risk Factors Pastoral and Urban Population. Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Denmark June, 2009

  • G. Theuri CVD Research in Africa: Trials, Tears and Tribulations-University of  Copenhagen, Denmark June, 2009

  • G. Theuri Lifestyle Modification in Hypertension- Kenya Association of Physicians 13th  Annual Scientific Congress- Nakuru, Kenya March, 2009

  • G. Theuri Forgive our Transgressions: Evolving Cardiovascular Disease in Kenyan
    Clergy- 5th All African University Pre-Games Scientific Conference- Kampala, Uganda July, 2009

  • G. Theuri Modern Nutrition and the Chronic Disease Fallout –Kenya Society of Anaestheologists -15th Scientific Conference Mombasa, Kenya Aug, 2009

  • G. Theuri Polyunsaturated Fats and Heart Disease: What Way Forward? - Kenya Cardiac Society's 22nd Annual Scientific Conference Nairobi, Kenya May, 2005

  • G. Theuri New Perspectives on High Protein Diets- Kenya Cardiac Society- 22nd Annual Scientific Conference Nairobi, Kenya May, 2005

  • G. Theuri Lifestyle Modification in Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Kenya Cardiac Society's 21st Annual Scientific Conference Nairobi, Kenya May, 2004

  • G. Theuri Perspectives on Obesity in Kenya at the Kenya Cardiac Society 20th Annual Scientific Conference Nairobi May, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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