Gloria Avalos

Part-Time University Teacher B.E.(Ind), MA

Contact Details

Research Fellow
Medical Informatics & Education
Room 206
Comerford Building
Medical Informatics & Medical Education
Department of Medicine

T: 00 353 91 492160
E: gloria.avalos@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Trimester-specific reference intervals for haemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) in pregnancy'
O'Connor, C,O'Shea, PM,Owens, LA,Carmody, L,Avalos, G,Nestor, L,Lydon, K,Dunne, F (2012) 'Trimester-specific reference intervals for haemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) in pregnancy'. Clin Chem Lab Med, 50 :905-909 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'ATLANTIC-DIP: Raised Maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) Adversely Affects Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Glucose-Tolerant Women According to International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) Criteria'
Dennedy, MC,Avalos, G,O'Reilly, MW,O'Sullivan, EP,Gaffney, G,Dunne, F (2012) 'ATLANTIC-DIP: Raised Maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) Adversely Affects Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Glucose-Tolerant Women According to International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) Criteria'. Journal Of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97 :608-612 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Atlantic DIP: High prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance post partum is reduced by breast-feeding in women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus'
O'Reilly, M.W., Avalos, G., Dennedy, M.C., O'Sullivan, E.P., Dunne, F. (2011) 'Atlantic DIP: High prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance post partum is reduced by breast-feeding in women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus'. European Journal of Endocrinology, 165 (6):953-959 [Details]
(2011) 'Atlantic Diabetes in Pregnancy (DIP): the prevalence and outcomes of gestational diabetes mellitus using new diagnostic criteria'
O'Sullivan, EP,Avalos, G,O'Reilly, M,Dennedy, MC,Gaffney, G,Dunne, F (2011) 'Atlantic Diabetes in Pregnancy (DIP): the prevalence and outcomes of gestational diabetes mellitus using new diagnostic criteria'. Diabetologia, 54 :1670-1675 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'The cost of universal screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in Ireland'
Gillespie, P,O'Neill, C,Avalos, G,O'Reilly, M,Dunne, F (2011) 'The cost of universal screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in Ireland'. Diabetic Medicine, 28 :912-918 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Total body DXA scanning in a study of sarcopenia, bone health and frailty in a cohort of Parkinson's disease patients attending a Regional Geriatric Medicine Clinic in North-West Ireland'
Farid Malik , Ryan Marie (2011) 'Total body DXA scanning in a study of sarcopenia, bone health and frailty in a cohort of Parkinson's disease patients attending a Regional Geriatric Medicine Clinic in North-West Ireland'. Journal Of Clinical Densitometry, 14 (2) [Details]
(2010) 'ATLANTIC DIP: The Impact of Obesity on Pregnancy Outcome in Glucose-Tolerant Women'
Owens, LA,O'Sullivan, EP,Kirwan, B,Avalos, G,Gaffney, G,Dunne, F (2010) 'ATLANTIC DIP: The Impact of Obesity on Pregnancy Outcome in Glucose-Tolerant Women'. Diabetes Care, 33 :577-579 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Better off in the community? A 5-year follow up study of long-term psychiatric patients discharged into the community'
McInerney, SJ,Finnerty, S,Avalos, G,Walsh, E (2010) 'Better off in the community? A 5-year follow up study of long-term psychiatric patients discharged into the community'. Social Psychiatry And Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45 :469-473 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Factors influencing delivery mode for nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy and cephalic presentation during a 17-year period'
Sharma, V,Colleran, G,Dineen, B,Hession, MB,Avalos, G,Morrison, JJ (2009) 'Factors influencing delivery mode for nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy and cephalic presentation during a 17-year period'. European Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynecology And Reproductive Biology, 147 :173-177 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Traveller health: prevalence of diabetes, pre diabetes and the metabolic syndrome'
Tan, S.,Avalos, G.,Dineen, B.,Burke, A.,Gavin, J.,Brennan, M.,Murphy, D.,Dunne, F. (2009) 'Traveller health: prevalence of diabetes, pre diabetes and the metabolic syndrome'. Ir Med J, 102 (66):176-8 [Details]
(2009) 'ATLANTIC DIP: pregnancy outcome for women with pregestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard'
Dunne FP, Avalos G, Durkan M, Mitchell Y, Gallacher T, Keenan M, Hogan M, Carmody LA, ATLANTIC DIP collaborators. (2009) 'ATLANTIC DIP: pregnancy outcome for women with pregestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard'. Diabetes Care, 32 (7):1205-1206 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2008) 'A study to determine whether the subclassification of DLBCL (using immunohistochemical) IHC marker with tissue microarray TMA is better than international prognostic index IPI to predict prognosis and survival'
M. F. Jawad, A.M. Noonan, E. Watson, G. Avalos, M Kaene, C.E. Connolly (2008) 'A study to determine whether the subclassification of DLBCL (using immunohistochemical) IHC marker with tissue microarray TMA is better than international prognostic index IPI to predict prognosis and survival'. Journal Of Clinical Oncology, 26 [Details]
(2007) 'The prevalence of Down syndrome in County Galway'
O'Nuallain, S.,Flanagan, O.,Raffat, I.,Avalos, G.,Dineen, B. (2007) 'The prevalence of Down syndrome in County Galway'. Ir Med J, 100 (11):329-31 [Details]
(2007) 'A survey of asylum seekers' general practice service utilisation and morbidity patterns'
McMahon, J. D.,Macfarlane, A.,Avalos, G. E.,Cantillon, P.,Murphy, A. W. (2007) 'A survey of asylum seekers' general practice service utilisation and morbidity patterns'. Irish Medical Journal, 100 (55):461-4 [Details]
(2007) 'Determining the quality of the medical educational environment at an Irish medical school using the DREEM inventory'
Avalos, G.,Freeman, C.,Dunne, F. (2007) 'Determining the quality of the medical educational environment at an Irish medical school using the DREEM inventory'. Ir Med J, 100 (77):522-5 [Details]
(2007) 'The Lifeways Cross-Generation Study: design, recruitment and data management considerations'
O'Mahony, D.,Fallon, U. B.,Hannon, F.,Kloeckner, K.,Avalos, G.,Murphy, A. W.,Kelleher, C. C. (2007) 'The Lifeways Cross-Generation Study: design, recruitment and data management considerations'. Ir Med J, 100 (88) [Details]
(2007) 'Treating to target in type 2 diabetes'
C Keigher, G Avalos, Dunne F (2007) 'Treating to target in type 2 diabetes'. British Journal Diabetes And Vascular Disease, 7 (2):83-85 [Details]
(2006) 'Distinct effects of high-glucose conditions on endothelial cells of macrovascular and microvascular origins'
Duffy, A,Liew, A,O'Sullivan, J,Avalos, G,Samali, A,O'Brien, T (2006) 'Distinct effects of high-glucose conditions on endothelial cells of macrovascular and microvascular origins'. Endothelium-Journal Of Endothelial Cell Research, 13 :9-16 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'The RAMBLeR Study: The role of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in routine clinical practice: A cross-sectional study'
DeSouza V, MacFarlane A, Murphy AW, Hanahoe B, Barber A, Cormican M. (2006) 'The RAMBLeR Study: The role of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in routine clinical practice: A cross-sectional study'. Irish Medical Journal, 99 (9):276-279 [Details]
(2006) 'Attitudinal change toward psychiatry among medical students during undergraduate training: the experience of an Irish medical school'
Shauna Glynn, Michael Reilly, Gloria Avalos, Laura Mannion, PA Carney (2006) 'Attitudinal change toward psychiatry among medical students during undergraduate training: the experience of an Irish medical school'. Ir J Psych Med, 23 (4):131-133 [Details]
(2006) 'The impact of differential expression of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer, matrix metalloproteinase-2, tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and PDGF-AA on the chronicity of venous leg ulcers'
Mwaura, B,Mahendran, B,Hynes, N,Defreitas, D,Avalos, G,Adegbola, T,Adharn, M,Connolly, CE,Sultan, S (2006) 'The impact of differential expression of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer, matrix metalloproteinase-2, tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and PDGF-AA on the chronicity of venous leg ulcers'. European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery, 31 :306-310 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'
O'Sullivan, C. J.,Hynes, N.,Mahendran, B.,Andrews, E. J.,Avalos, G.,Tawfik, S.,Lowery, A.,Sultan, S. (2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 32 (22):188-97 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2001) Promoting Mental Health and Social Well-being: Cross Border Opportunities and Challenges: Interim Report on Phase 1.
Barry, MM; Friel, S; Dempsey, C; Avalos, G (2001) Promoting Mental Health and Social Well-being: Cross Border Opportunities and Challenges: Interim Report on Phase 1. Centre for Health Promotion Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: raised maternal body mass índex (BMI) adversely affects maternal and fetal outcomes in glucose tolerant vwomen using IADPSG criteria. IJMS.
Dennedy M, Avalos G, O Reilly M, O Sullivan E, Gaffney G, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: raised maternal body mass índex (BMI) adversely affects maternal and fetal outcomes in glucose tolerant vwomen using IADPSG criteria. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP; High prevalence of persistent abnormal glucose tolerance postpartum in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. IJMS.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, O Sullivan E, Dennedy M, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP; High prevalence of persistent abnormal glucose tolerance postpartum in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy. IJMS.
Lydon K. McGuire B. Owens L. Avalos G. Sarma K. O Connor C. Nestor L. Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: the impact of new diagnostic criteria on prevalence of gestational diabetes in Ireland. IJMS.
O Sullivan E, Avalos G, O Reilly M, Dennedy M, Gaffney G, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: the impact of new diagnostic criteria on prevalence of gestational diabetes in Ireland. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Persistent postpartum glucose intolerance in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. EASD 2010 Diabetologia.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, Dennedy M, O Sullivan EP Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Persistent postpartum glucose intolerance in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. EASD 2010 Diabetologia. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: The Healthcare Burden of Gestational Diabetes in Ireland. DPSG Warsaw Poster/Oral.
Gillespie P, Avalos G, O Reilly M, O Neill C, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: The Healthcare Burden of Gestational Diabetes in Ireland. DPSG Warsaw Poster/Oral. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Persistent postpartum glucose intolerance in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. DPSG Warsaw Oral.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, Dennedy M, O Sullivan EP Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Persistent postpartum glucose intolerance in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. DPSG Warsaw Oral. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Analysing socio-economic status of pregnant women not attending for screening for Diabetes in Pregnancy. IJMS.
Owens L, Carmody L, Avalos G, Gaffney G, Dunne F (2010) Analysing socio-economic status of pregnant women not attending for screening for Diabetes in Pregnancy. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Prevalence and implications of abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy in Ireland. EASD.
O Sullivan EP, Avalos G, O Reilly M, Dennedy C, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Prevalence and implications of abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy in Ireland. EASD. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Prevalence and implications of abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy in Ireland. DPSG Warsaw Poster.
O Sullivan EP, Avalos G, O Reilly M, Dennedy C, Dunne F (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Prevalence and implications of abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy in Ireland. DPSG Warsaw Poster. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: High prevalence of persistent abnormal glucose tolerance post partum in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. Diabetes.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP, Dennedy MC, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: High prevalence of persistent abnormal glucose tolerance post partum in women with previous gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2010) High prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome postpartum associated with adverse maternal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes. Diabetes.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP, Dennedy MC, Dunne F. (2010) High prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome postpartum associated with adverse maternal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2010) High prevalence of metabolic syndrome postpartum associated with adverse maternal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes. IJMS.
O Reilly M, Avalos G, O Sullivan E, Dennedy M, Dunne F. (2010) High prevalence of metabolic syndrome postpartum associated with adverse maternal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Analysing the relationship between socio-economic status and the prevalence of overweight and onesity in pregnancy in an Irish population. IJMS.
Owens L, carmody L, Avalos G, gafrfney G, Dunne F. (2010) Analysing the relationship between socio-economic status and the prevalence of overweight and onesity in pregnancy in an Irish population. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) An audit of diagnosis recording for maternal delivery episodes of care for pregnant women with pregestational diabetes at a tertiary centre. IJMS.
Nestor L, Leonard S, Owens L, carmody L, Avalos G, O Connor C, Lydon K, Dunne F. (2010) An audit of diagnosis recording for maternal delivery episodes of care for pregnant women with pregestational diabetes at a tertiary centre. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) The cost of gestational diabetes to the Irish healthcare system. IJMS.
Gillespie P, O Neill C, Avalos G, O Reilly M, Dunne F (2010) The cost of gestational diabetes to the Irish healthcare system. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Trimester specific reference ranges for glycated haemoglobin (HbA1C) in pregnancy. IJMS.
O Connor C, O Shea P, Owens L, Carmody L, Avalos G, Lydon K, Nestor L, Dunne F (2010) Trimester specific reference ranges for glycated haemoglobin (HbA1C) in pregnancy. IJMS. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Improved glycaemic control and pregnancy outcome between 2006-09 in women with pre-gestational Diabetees. Diabetes.
Dunne F, Avalos G, Carmody L, Durkan M, McHugh C, Gaffney G. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Improved glycaemic control and pregnancy outcome between 2006-09 in women with pre-gestational Diabetees. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Results of a universal screening programme for gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic Seaboard. Diabetes.
O Sullivan EP, Avalos G, O Reilly M, Dennedy C, Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: Results of a universal screening programme for gestational diabetes along the Irish Atlantic Seaboard. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) in Glucose tolerant pregnant women adversely affects fetal outcome. Diabetes.
Dennedy MC, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP, O Reilly M, Dunne F. (2010) Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) in Glucose tolerant pregnant women adversely affects fetal outcome. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) in pregnant women with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) affects maternal pregnancy outcomes. Diabetes.
Dennedy MC, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP, O Reilly M, Dunne F. (2010) Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) in pregnant women with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) affects maternal pregnancy outcomes. Diabetes. Abstract [Details]
(2009) ATLANTIC DIP: The additional impact of obesity on pregnancy outcome in women with Gestational diabetes mellitus Or impaired glucose tolerance. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
Owens L, O Sullivan EP, Avalos G, Kirwan B, Gaffney G, Dunne F. (2009) ATLANTIC DIP: The additional impact of obesity on pregnancy outcome in women with Gestational diabetes mellitus Or impaired glucose tolerance. Irish Journal of Medical Science. Abstract [Details]
(2009) ATLANTIC-DIP: Pregnancy outcome in women with established diabetes. 5th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy.
Dunne F, Avalos G Gaffney G. (2009) ATLANTIC-DIP: Pregnancy outcome in women with established diabetes. 5th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy. Abstract [Details]
(2009) ATLANTIC-DIP: Prospective study on prevalence of GDM by Universal screening using a 75g OGTT along the Western Seaboard. 5th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy.
Dunne F, Avalos G Gaffney G. (2009) ATLANTIC-DIP: Prospective study on prevalence of GDM by Universal screening using a 75g OGTT along the Western Seaboard. 5th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy. Abstract [Details]
(2009) ATLANTIC DIP: Are women who refuse or withdraw from testing for GDM at any greater risk. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
CheMatNor SM, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP,Owens L, Kirwan B, Gaffney G, Dunne F. (2009) ATLANTIC DIP: Are women who refuse or withdraw from testing for GDM at any greater risk. Irish Journal of Medical Science. Abstract [Details]
(2009) ATLANTIC DIP: The impact of gestational diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance on pregnancy outcome. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
Liddy E, Avalos G, O Sullivan EP,Owens L, Kirwan B, Gaffney G, Dunne F. (2009) ATLANTIC DIP: The impact of gestational diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance on pregnancy outcome. Irish Journal of Medical Science. Abstract [Details]
(2008) Cardiovascular Health in Irish Travellers. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
Colleran S, Tan S, Avalos G, Dinneen B, Dunne F. (2008) Cardiovascular Health in Irish Travellers. Irish Journal of Medical Science. Abstract [Details]
(2007) Audit and outcome of care of pregnant women with diabetes mellitus over a 3 year period. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
Radzali S, Avalos G, Dunne F. (2007) Audit and outcome of care of pregnant women with diabetes mellitus over a 3 year period. Irish Journal of Medical Science. Abstract [Details]
(2007) A prospective study to determine the prevalence of Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in members of the Traveling Community. Irish Journal of Medical Science 2007; 176: S383.
Tan S, Gavin J, Murphy D, Avalos G, Dinneen B, Dunne F. (2007) A prospective study to determine the prevalence of Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in members of the Traveling Community. Irish Journal of Medical Science 2007; 176: S383. Abstract [Details]
(2006) Endothelial progenitor cells in Type 1 Diabetes: Declining in tandem with increasing cardiovascular risk?. Irish Endocrine Society 31st Annual Meeting.
McDermott JH, Liew A, Avalos G, O'Brien T (2006) Endothelial progenitor cells in Type 1 Diabetes: Declining in tandem with increasing cardiovascular risk?. Irish Endocrine Society 31st Annual Meeting. Abstract [Details]
(2006) ATLANTIC-DIP: Atlantic Diabetes in Pregnancy Network. Prospective studies to examine the outcome of pregnancy in diabetic women. Irish Journal of Medical Science IES 2006.
Dunne F, Avalos G, Gaffney G. (2006) ATLANTIC-DIP: Atlantic Diabetes in Pregnancy Network. Prospective studies to examine the outcome of pregnancy in diabetic women. Irish Journal of Medical Science IES 2006. Abstract [Details]
(2005) Distinct Effects of High Glucose Conditions on endothelial cells of macrovascular and microvascular origin. Irish Angiology Society, Fifth Annual Meeting, March 2005 and Irish Endocrinology Society.
Duffy A, Liew A, O' Sullivan J, Samali A, Avalos G, O' Brien T (2005) Distinct Effects of High Glucose Conditions on endothelial cells of macrovascular and microvascular origin. Irish Angiology Society, Fifth Annual Meeting, March 2005 and Irish Endocrinology Society. Abstract [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2002) Promoting Mental Health and Social Well-being: Cross Border Opportunities and Challenges. Centre for Cross Border Sudies, Armagh.
Barry, M.M., Friel, S., Avalos, G. and Clarke P. (2002) Promoting Mental Health and Social Well-being: Cross Border Opportunities and Challenges. Centre for Cross Border Sudies, Armagh. Non Published Reports [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference, Oct. (PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Lydon, K., McGuire, B., Owens, L., Avalos, G., Sarma, K., O Connor, C., Nestor, L., & Dunne, F. (2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference, Oct. (PRIZE BEST PAPER). Workshops [Details]
(2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Lydon, K., McGuire, B., Owens, L., Avalos, G., Sarma, K., O Connor, C., Nestor, L., & Dunne, F. (2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER). Workshops [Details]