Misti Leyva, Ph.D., RD/LD

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Assistant Professor of Research

 

Phone: (405) 271-8001, ext 42731
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 471
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Misti-Leyva@ouhsc.edu

 

Select Publications:

  • Chaturvedi AK, Sershon JL, Craft KJ, Cardona PS, Soper JW, Canfield DV, Dubowski KM, Whinnery JE, Leyva MJ, Aston CE, Blevins SM, Wright JE, Fraser AD, Kuntz DJ. Effects of Fluid Load on Human Urine Characteristics Related to Workplace Drug Testing. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 37(1);5-10, 2013.
  • Sisson SB, Broyles ST, Shay C, Leyva M. TV Viewing Time is Associated with Dietary Quality in U.S. Children and Adults. Amer J Prevent Med, 43(2);196-200, 2012.
  • Chaturvedi AK, Sershon JL, Craft KJ, Cardona PS, Soper JW, Canfield DV, Dubowski KM, Whinnery JE, Leyva MJ, Aston CE, Blevins SM, Wright JE, Fraser AD, Kuntz DJ. Effects of Fluid Load on Human Urine Characteristics Related to Workplace Drug Testing. DOT/FAA/AM- 12/5. Office of Aerospace Medicine Washington, DC 20591, 2012.
  • Sisson SB, Broyles ST, Robledo C, Boeckman L, Leyva M. Television viewing and variations in energy intake in adults and children in the USA. Public Health Nutrition; 15(4):609-617, 2012.
  • Basu A, Du M, Sanchez K, Leyva MJ, Betts NM, Blevins S, Wu M, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Green Tea minimally affects Biomarkers of Inflammation in Obese Subjects with Metabolic Syndrome. Nutrition; 27(2):206-13, 2011.
  • Basu A, Du M, Leyva MJ, Sanchez K, Betts NM, Wu M, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Blueberries Decrease Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Obese Men and Women with Metabolic Syndrome. Journal of Nutrition;140(9):1582-7, 2010.
  • Basu A, Sanchez K, Betts NM, Leyva MJ, Wu M, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Green tea supplementation affects body weight, lipids, and lipid peroxidation in obese subjects with metabolic syndrome. J Am Coll Nutr, Vol. 29(1), 31-40, 2010.
  • Smith BJ, Leyva M, Aston CE, Stephens LD, Baker MZ. Baseline Assessment of Osteoporosis Risk in Oklahoma Native American Women. JBMR, 23:S318, 2008.
  • Basu A, Sanchez K, Leyva MJ, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Green Tea Flavonoid Supplementation Lowers Body Weight and Oxidative Stress in Obese Subjects with Metabolic Syndrome (MeS). JACN, Vol 27(5):A77, 2008
  • SM Blevins, MJ Leyva, J Brown, RH Scofield, CE Aston. Effect of Cinnamon on Glucose and Lipid Levels in Non-insulin Dependent Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, Vol 30(9), Sept 2007.

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Mechanisms and Predictors of Pre- Eclampsia in Minority Women with Impaired Glucose Level.
  • Pre-Eclampsia: Factors Conferring Risk and Protection in Minority Women with Dysglycemia.
  • Omega-3 and cardiovascular function in pre- diabetes.
  • Postprandial effects of Polyphenol-rich cocoa beverage on glucose, insulin, lipids, oxidative stress and inflammation in medicated diabetic patients.