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Raylene Reimer

Raylene Reimer has a joint appointment as Professor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cumming School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the role of diet in regulating energy intake and gut microbiota in the context of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Publications in refereed journals

  1. Reimer RA, McBurney MI (1996) Dietary fiber modulates intestinal proglucagon messenger ribonucleic acid and postprandial secretion of glucagon-like peptide-1 and insulin in rats. Endocrinology 137:3948-3956
  2. McBurney MI, Reimer RA, Tappenden KA (1997) Short chain fatty acids, intestinal adaptation, and nutrient utilization. Adv Exp Med Biol 427:135-43
  3. Reimer RA, Field CJ, McBurney MI (1997) Ontogenic changes in proglucagon mRNA in BB diabetes prone and normal rats in response to feeding chow diets. Diabetologia 40:871-878
  4. Reimer RA, Thomson ABR, Rajotte R, Basu T, Ooraikul B, McBurney MI (1997) A physiological level of rhubarb fiber increases proglucagon gene expression and modulates intestinal glucose uptake in rats. Journal of Nutrition 127:1923-1928
  5. Reimer RA, Glen S, Field CJ, McBurney MI (1998) Proglucagon and glucose transporter mRNA is altered by diet and disease susceptibility in 30 day old Biobreeding BB diabetes prone and normal rats. Pediatric Research 44:68-73
  6. Reimer RA, Thomson ABR, Rajotte R, Basu T, Ooraikul B, McBurney MI (2000) Proglucagon messenger ribonucleic acid and intestinal glucose uptake are modulated by fermentable fiber and food intake in diabetic rats. Nutrition Research 20:851-864.
  7. Auer RN, Lau D, Reimer R (2001) Obesity in Canadian children. Can Med Assoc J 164:1563-1565.
  8. Reimer RA, Darimont C, Nicolas-Métral V, Gremlich S, Rüegg UT, Macé (2001) A human cellular model for studying the regulation of glucagon-like peptide-1. Endocrinology 142:4522-4528.
  9. Delzenne N, Ferre P, Beylot M, Daubioul C, Declercq B, Diraison F, Dugail I, Foufelle F, Foretz M, Mace K, Reimer R, Palmer G, Rutter G, Tavare J, Van Loo J, Vidal H (2001) Study of the regulation by nutrients of the expression of genes involved in lipogenesis and obesity in humans and animals. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11(4 Suppl):118-121.
  10. Reimer RA. (2002) The DASH diet: implications for persons with diabetes. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 26(4):369-377.
  11. Reimer RA, Leone-Vautravers P, Zbinden I, Harris CC, Pfeifer AMA, Macé K (2004) Dysregulation of fatty acid synthase mRNA in immortalized human hepatocyte cell lines in the presence of high glucose and the absence of GLUT2. Nutrition Research 24(5):321-336.
  12. Lambert J, LaMothe JM, Zernicke RF, Auer RN, Reimer RA. (2005) Dietary restriction does not adversely affect bone geometry and mechanics in rapidly growing male Wistar rats. Pediatric Research 57(2): 227-231.
  13. Reimer RA, Debert CT, House J, Poulin M. (2005) Dietary and metabolic differences in pre- versus postmenopausal women taking or not taking hormone replacement therapy. Physiology and Behavior 84(2):303-312.
  14. Erdman KA, Fung TS, Reimer RA. (2006) Influence of Performance Level on Dietary Supplementation in Elite Canadian Athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38:349-356.
  15. Reimer RA (2006) Meat hydrolysate and essential amino acid-induced glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion in the human NCI-H716 enteroendocrine cell line is regulated by extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinases. Journal of Endocrinology 191:159-170.
  16. Culos-Reed SN, Doyle-Baker PK, Paskevich D, Devonish J, Reimer RA. (2007) Evaluation of a Community-Based Weight Control Program. Physiology & Behavior 92:855-860.
  17. Erdman KA, Fung TS, Doyle-Baker PK, Verhoef MJ, Reimer RA. (2007) Dietary Supplementation of High Performance Canadian Athletes by Age and Gender. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 17:458-464.
  18. Eller LK, Ainslie PN, Poulin MJ, Reimer RA. (2008) Differential responses of circulating amylin to high-fat versus high-carbohydrate meal in healthy men. Clinical Endocrinology 68: 890-897.
  19. Reimer RA, Russell JC. (2008) Glucose tolerance, lipids and GLP-1 secretion in JCR:LA-cp rats fed a high protein fiber diet. Obesity 16:40-46
  20. Parnell JA, Reimer RA. (2008) Differential secretion of satiety hormones with the progression of obesity in the JCR:La corpulent rat model. Obesity 16:736-42.
  21. Tunnicliffe JM, Erdman KA, Reimer RA, Lun V, Shearer J. (2008) Consumption of dietary caffeine and coffee in physically active populations: physiological interactions. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:1301-10.
  22. Chen Q, Reimer RA. (2009) Dairy protein and leucine alter GLP-1 release and mRNA of genes involved in intestinal lipid metabolism in vitro. Nutrition 25:340-349.
  23. Maurer AD, Chen Q, McPherson C, Reimer RA. (2009) Changes in satiety hormones and expression of genes involved in glucose and lipid metabolism in rats weaned onto diets high in fiber or protein reflect susceptibility to increased fat mass in adulthood. J Physiol Lond 587:679-691.
  24. Parnell JA, Reimer RA (2009) Weight loss during oligofructose supplementation is associated with decreased ghrelin and increased peptide YY in overweight and obese adults. Am J Clin Nutr 89:1751-1759.
  25. Stephenson LE, Bebb DG, Reimer RA, Culos-Reed SN. (2009) Physical Activity and Diet Behaviour in Colorectal Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: Associations with Quality of Life. BMC Gastroenterology 9(1):60-69.
  26. Lun V, Erdman KA, Reimer RA. (2009) Evaluation of Nutritional Intake in Canadian High Performance Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine19:405-411.
  27. Drozdowski LA, Reimer RA, Temelli F, Bell RC, Vasanthan T, Thomson ABR. (2010) β-glucan extracts inhibit the in vitro intestinal uptake of long chain fatty acids and cholesterol, and downregulate genes involved in lipogenesis and lipid transport in rats. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 21:695-701.
  28. Lorincz C, Reimer RA, Zernicke RF. (2010) High-fat, sucrose diet impairs geometrical and mechanical properties of cortical bone in mice. Br J Nutr. 103:1302-8.
  29. Parnell JA, Reimer RA (2010) Effect of prebiotic fiber supplementation on hepatic gene expression and serum lipids: a dose-response study in JCR: LA-cp rats. Br J Nutr. 103:1577-84.
  30. Eller LK, Reimer RA. (2010) Dairy protein attenuates weight gain in obese rats better than whey or casein alone. Obesity 18:704-711.
  31. Reimer RA, Maurer AD, Lau DCW, Auer RN. (2010) Long-Term Dietary Restriction Influences Plasma Ghrelin and GOAT mRNA Level in Rats. Physiology & Behavior 99:605-610.
  32. Eller LK, Reimer RA. (2010) A high calcium, skim milk powder diet results in a lower fat mass in male, energy-restricted, obese rats more than a low calcium, casein or soy protein diet. J Nutr 140:1234-41.
  33. Reimer RA, Pelletier X, Carabin IG, Lyon M, Gahler R, Parnell JA, Wood S. (2010) Increased Plasma PYY Levels Following Supplementation with the Functional Fiber PolyGlycopleX® in Healthy Adults. Eur J Clin Nutr, 64:1186-91.
  34. Eller LK, Reimer RA (2010) Attenuation in Weight Gain with High Calcium- and Dairy-Enriched Diets Is Not Associated with Taste Aversion in Rats: A Comparison with Casein, Whey, and Soy. J Med Food 13:1182-8.
  35. Maurer AD, Eller LK, Hallam MC, Taylor K, Reimer RA (2010) Consumption of diets high in prebiotic fiber or protein during growth influences the response to a high fat and sucrose diet in adulthood in rats. Nutrition & Metabolism 7(1):77. Selected for press release by the journal.
  36. Maurer AD, Reimer RA (2011) Maternal consumption of high prebiotic fiber or protein diets during pregnancy and lactation differentially influences satiety hormones and expression of genes involved in glucose and lipid metabolism in offspring in rats. Br J Nutr 105:329-338.
  37. Grover GJ, Koetzner L, Wicks J, Gahler RJ, Lyon MR, Reimer RA, Wood S (2011) Effects of the soluble fiber complex PolyGlycopleX® (PGX®) on glycemic control, insulin secretion, and GLP-1 levels in Zucker diabetic rats. Life Sciences 88:392-399.
  38. Cluny NL, Chambers AP, Vemuri VK, Wood JT, Eller LK, Freni C, Reimer RA, Makriyannis A, Sharkey KA (2011) The neutral cannabinoid CB(1) receptor antagonist AM4113 regulates body weight through changes in energy intake in the rat. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 97:537-43.
  39. Reimer RA, Grover G, Koetzner L, Wicks J, Gahler R, Lyon M, Wood S. (2011) The Soluble Fiber Complex PolyGlycopleX® (PGX®) Lowers Serum Triglycerides and Reduces Hepatic Steatosis in High Sucrose-Fed Rats. Nutr Res 31:296-301.
  40. Grover GJ, Koetzner L, Wicks J, Gahler RJ, Lyon MR, Reimer RA, Wood S (2011) Effects of the soluble fiber complex PolyGlycopleX® on insulin and glucose homeostasis and body weight in young Zucker diabetic rats. Front Pharmacol. 2011;2:47).
  41. Tunnicliffe JM, Hittel DS, Reimer RA, Shearer J. (2011) Chlorogenic Acid Differentially Affects Blood Glucose in Rats via Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36(5):650-9.
  42. Kacinik V, Lyon MR, Purnama M, Reimer RA, Gahler R, Green TJ, Wood S (2011) Effect of PGX®, a novel functional fibre supplement, on subjective ratings of appetite in overweight and obese women consuming a three-day structured, low calorie diet. Nutrition & Diabetes. e22; doi:10.1038/nutd.2011.18.
  43. Parnell JA, Reimer RA (2012) Prebiotic fibres dose-dependently increase satiety hormones and alter Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes in lean and obese JCR:LA cp rats. Br J Nutr 107:601-613.
  44. Fried A, Manske S, Eller LK, Lorincz C, Reimer RA, Zernicke RF. (2012) Skim milk powder enhances trabecular bone architecture compared with casein or whey in diet-induced obese rats. Nutrition 28:331-335.
  45. Pyra KA, Saha DC, Reimer RA. (2012) Prebiotic fiber activates hepatic acetyl CoA carboxylase and suppresses glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide secretion more effectively when co-administered with metformin in obese rats. J Nutr 142:213-20.
  46. Lun V, Erdman KA, Reimer RA (2012) Dietary Supplementation Practices in Canadian High Performance Athletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 22:31-37.
  47. Cluny NL, Reimer RA, Sharkey KA (2012) Cannabinoid signalling regulates inflammation and energy balance: the importance of the brain-gut axis. Brain, Behavior and Immunity. 26:691-8.
  48. Parnell JA, Rioux KP, Raman M, Reimer RA (2012) The Potential Role of Prebiotic Fibers in Treatment of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Liver International 32:701-711.
  49. Reimer RA, Pelletier X, Carabin IG, Lyon M, Gahler R, Wood S. (2012) Faecal short chain fatty acids in healthy subjects participating in a randomised controlled trial examining a soluble highly viscous polysaccharide versus control. J Hum Nutr Diet. 25(4):373-7.
  50. Parnell JA, Reimer RA (2012) Prebiotic fiber modulation of the gut microbiota improves risk factors for obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Gut Microbes 3:29-34.
  51. Reimer RA, Maurer AD, Eller LK, Hallam MC, Shaykhutdinov R, Vogel HJ, Weljie A. (2012) Satiety hormone and metabolomic response to an intermittent high energy diet differs in rats consuming longterm diets high in protein or prebiotic fibre. J Proteome Res. 11(8):4065-74.
  52. Reimer RA, Lamothe JM, Zernicke RF (2012) Leptin Deficiency and its Effects on Tibial and Vertebral Bone Mechanical Properties in Mature Genetically Lean and Obese JCR:LA-Corpulent Rats. Journal of Obesity, 2012:650193.
  53. Reimer RA, Grover GJ, Koetzner L, Gahler R, Juneja P, Lyon MR, Wood S (2012) Sitagliptin reduces hyperglycemia and increases satiety hormone secretion more effectively when used with a novel polysaccharide in obese zucker rats. J Nutr. 142:1812-20
  54. Chamorro C, Guilcher GMT, Khan FM, Mazil K, Schulte F, Wurz A, Williamson T, Reimer RA, Culos-Reed NS. (2012) EXERCISE in pediatric autologous stem cell transplant patients: a randomized controlled trial protocol. BMC Cancer 12(1):401
  55. Capozzi LC, Lau H, Reimer RA, McNeely M, Giese-Davis J, Culos-Reed SN (2012) Exercise and Nutrition for Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Patient Oriented, Clinic-Supported Randomized Controlled Trial BMC Cancer 12(1):446.
  56. Eller LK, Saha DC, Shearer J, Reimer RA (2013) Dietary leucine improves whole-body insulin sensitivity independent of body fat in diet-induced obese Sprague-Dawley rats. J Nutr Biochem. 24:1285-1294.
  57. Wagner Jones K, Eller LK, Parnell JA, Reimer RA. (2013) Effect of a dairy- and calcium-rich diet on weight loss and appetite during energy restriction in overweight and obese adults: a randomized trial. Eur J Clin Nutr. 67:371-6.
  58. Reimer RA, Yamaguchi H, Eller LK, Lyon MR, Gahler RJ, Kacinik V, Juneja P, Wood S (2013) Changes in visceral adiposity and serum cholesterol with a novel viscous polysaccharide in Japanese adults with abdominal obesity. Obesity 21(9):E379-87
  59. Hallam MC, Reimer RA (2013) A maternal high-protein diet predisposes female offspring to increased fat mass in adulthood whereas a prebiotic fibre diet decreases fat mass in rats. Brit J Nutr 110: 1732–1741.
  60. Erdman KA, Tunnicliffe J, Lun VM, Reimer RA. (2013) Eating patterns and composition of meals and snacks in elite Canadian athletes. Int J Sport Nutr Exercise Metab 23(3):210-9.
  61. Blatchford P, Ansell J, de Godoy MRC, Fahey G, Garcia-Mazcorro JF, Gibson GR, Goh YJ, Hotchkiss AT, Hutkins R, LaCroix C, Rastall RA, Reimer R, Schoterman M, Van Sinderen D, Venema K, Whelan K (2013) Prebiotic mechanisms, functions and applications. Int J Probiotics and Prebiotics 8(4):109-132.
  62. Reichert RG, Reimer RA, Pal S, Gahler RJ, Wood S. (2013) Meal replacements and fibre supplement as a strategy for weight loss. Proprietary PGX® meal replacement and PGX® fibre supplement in addition to a calorie-restricted diet to achieve weight loss in a clinical setting. Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev. 2013 Oct;29(2):221-9
  63. Bomhof MR, Saha DC, Reid DT, Paul HA, Reimer RA (2014) Combined effects of oligofructose and Bifidobacterium animalis on gut microbiota and glycemia in obese rats. Obesity 22:763-771
  64. Reimer RA, Grover GJ, Koetzner L, Gahler RJ, Lyon MR, Wood S (2014) Combining sitagliptin/metformin with a functional fiber delays diabetes progression in Zucker rats. Journal of Endocrinology. 220:361-373.
  65. Cowan TE, Palmnas MS, Yang J, Bomhof MR, Ardell K, Reimer RA, Vogel HJ, Shearer J (2014) Chronic coffee consumption in the diet-induced obese rat: impact on gut microbiota and serum metabolomics. J Nutr Biochem 25(4):489-495.
  66. Reimer RA, Maathuis A, Venema K, Lyon MR, Gahler RJ, Wood S (2014) Effect of the novel polysaccharide PolyGlycopleX® on short-chain fatty acid production in a computer-controlled in vitro model of the large intestine. Nutrients 6:1115-1127.
  67. Lambert JE, Parnell JA, Han J, Struzenegger T, Paul HA, Vogel HJ, Reimer RA (2014) Evaluation of yellow pea fibre supplementation on weight loss and the gut microbiota: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Gastroenterology 14(1):69.
  68. Connors KE, Karlos AE, Gnatiuk EA, Shearer J, Reimer RA, Hittel DS (2014) SORT1 protective allele is associated with attenuated postprandial lipaemia in young adults. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 7:576-582.
  69. Hallam MC, Reimer RA (2014) Postnatal prebiotic fiber intake in offspring exposed to gestational protein restriction has sex-specific effects on insulin resistance and intestinal permeability in rats. J Nutr 144:1556-1563.
  70. Hallam MC, Barile D, Meyrand M, German JB, Reimer RA (2014) Maternal high protein or prebiotic fiber diets affect maternal milk composition and gut microbiota in rat dams and their offspring. Obesity 22:2344-2351.Selected for special virtual issue “It All Starts in the Womb”
  71. Eslinger JA, Eller LK, Reimer RA (2014) Yellow pea fiber improves glycemia and reduces Clostridium leptum in diet-induced obese rats. Nutrition Research 34:714-722.
  72. Saha DC, Reimer RA (2014) Long-term intake of a high prebiotic fiber diet but not high protein reduces metabolic risk after a high fat challenge and uniquely alters gut microbiota and hepatic gene expression. Nutrition Research 34:789-796.
  73. Palmnas MSA, Cowan TE, Bomhof MR, Su J, Reimer RA, Vogel HJ, Hittel DS, Shearer J (2014) Low-dose aspartame consumption differentially affects gut microbiota-host metabolic interactions in the diet-induced obese rat. PLOS One 9(10):e109841.
  74. Lewinson RT, Collins KH, Vallerand IA, Wiley JP, Woodhouse LJ, Reimer RA, Worobets JT, Herzog W, Stefanyshyn DJ (2014) Reduced knee joint loading with lateral and medial wedge insoles for management of knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15(1):405.
  75. Samimi A, Ramesh S, Turin TC, MacRae JM, Sarna M, Reimer RA, Hemmelgarn BR, Sola DY, Ahmed SB (2014) Serum uric acid level, blood pressure and vascular Angiotensin II-responsiveness in healthy men and women. Physiol Rep 2(12) e12235.
  76. Cluny NL, Eller LK, Keenan CM, Reimer RA, Sharkey KA (2015) Interactive effects of oligofructose and obesity predisposition on gut hormones and microbiota in diet-induced obese rats. Obesity 23:769-778. Editor’s Choice Article.
  77. Collins KH, Reimer RA, Seerattan RA, Leonard TR, Herzog W (2015) Using diet-induced obesity to understand a metabolic subtype of osteoarthritis in rats. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 23(6):957-965.
  78. Lambert JE, Myslicki J, Bomhof MR, Belke DD, Shearer J, Reimer RA (2015) Exercise training modifies gut microbiota in normal and diabetic mice. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 40(7):749-752.
  79. Reid DT, Eller LK, Nettleton JE, Reimer RA (2015) Postnatal prebiotic fibre intake mitigates some detrimental metabolic outcomes of early overnutrition in rats. Eur J Nutr Sept 15 Epub ahead of print.
  80. Collins KH, Paul HA, Reimer RA, Seerattan RA, Hart DA, Herzog W (2015) Relationship between inflammation, the gut microbiota, and metabolic osteoarthritis development: studies in a rat model. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 23:1989-1998.
  81. Lambert JE, Parnell JA, Eksteen B, Raman M, Bomhof MR, Rioux KP, Madsen KL, Reimer RA (2015) Gut microbiota manipulation with prebiotics in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomized controlled trial protocol. BMC Gastroenterology 15:169.
  82. Cluny NL, Keenan CM, Chelikani P, Reimer RA, Le Foll, B, Sharkey KA (2015) Prevention of diet-induced obesity effects on body weight and gut microbiota in mice treated chronically with Δ9 tetrahydrocannabinol. PLoS One 10(12):e0144270.
  83. Paul HA, Hallam MC, Reimer RA (2015) Milk collection in the rat using capillary tubes and estimation of milk fat content by creamatocrit. Journal of Visualized Experiments Dec 16;(106).
  84. Collins KH, Hart DA, Reimer RA, Seerattan RA, Herzog W (2016) Response to diet-induced obesity produces time-dependent induction and progression of metabolic osteoarthritis in rat knees. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 34(6):1010-1018.
  85. Lambert JE, Parnell JA, Tunnicliffe JM, Han J, Sturzenegger T, Reimer RA (2016) Consuming yellow pea fiber reduces voluntary energy intake and body fat in overweight/obese adults in a 12-week randomized controlled trial. Clin Nutr, Jan 11. pii: S0261-5614(16)00004-2.
  86. Hallam MC, Reimer RA (2016) Impact of diet composition in adult offspring is dependent on maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation in rats. Nutrients 8(1):pii: E46.
  87. Paul HA, Bomhof MR, Vogel HJ, Reimer RA (2016) Diet-induced changes in maternal gut microbiota and serum metabolomic profiles influence the nutritional programming of offspring obesity risk. Scientific Reports, Feb 12;6:20683.
  88. Capozzi LC, McNeely ML, Lau H, Reimer RA, Giese-Davis J, Fung TS, Culos-Reed SN (2016) Patient reported outcomes, body composition and nutrition status in head and neck cancer patients: results from a randomized controlled exercise trial. Cancer 122(8):1185-1200.
  89. Klein MS, Newell C, Bomhof MR, Reimer RA, Hittel DS, Rho JM, Vogel HJ, Shearer J (2016) Metabolomic modelling to monitor host responsiveness to gut microbiota manipulation in the BTBRmouse. J Proteome Res 15(4):1143-1150.
  90. Collins KH, Hart DA, Reimer RA, Seerattan RA, Banker CW, Herzog W (2016) High-fat high-sucrose diet leads to dynamic structural and inflammatory alterations in the rat vastus lateralis muscle. J Orthopaedic Research Mar 17 Epub ahead of print
  91. Bomhof MR, Paul HA, Geuking MB, Eller LK, Reimer RA (2016) Improvement in adiposity and intestinal permeability with oligofructose is modified by antibiotics in obese rats. FASEB J Apr 8. pii:fj.201600151R.
  92. Nicolucci AC, Reimer RA (2016) Prebiotics as a modulator of gut microbiota in pediatric obesity. Pediatric Obesity Epub ahead of print Apr 13.
  93. Reid DT, McDonald B, Khalid T, Vo T, Schenk P, Surette MG, Beck PL, Reimer RA, Probert CS, Rioux KP, Eksteen B (2016) Unique microbial-derived volatile organic compounds in portal venous circulation in murine non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. BBA - Molecular Basis of Disease. 1862(7):1337-1344.
  94. Nettleton J, Reimer RA, Shearer J (2016) Reshaping the gut microbiota: impact of high intensity sweeteners and the link to insulin resistance. Physiology & Behavior Apr 15 pii:S0031-9384(16)30164-0.
  95. Reid DT, Reyes JL, McDonald BA, Vo T, Reimer RA, Eksteen B (2016) Kupffer cells undergo fundamental changes during the development of experimental NASH and are critical in initiating liver damage and inflammation. Revisions Requested, PLoS One.
  96. Ho J, Reimer RA, Doulla M, Huang C (2016) Study protocol for a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial of prebiotic intake on gut microbiota, intestinal permeability and glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes. Trials - Revisions Requested.
  97. Newell C, Bomhof MR, Reimer RA, Hittel DS, Rho JM, Shearer J (2016) Ketogenic diet as a metabolic-based therapeutic modality that alters the gut microbiome composition in a murine model of autism spectrum disorder. Revisions Requested Molecular Autism.
  98. Emery CA, Whittaker JL, Lohmander S, Roos EM, Bennell K, Toomey CM, Reimer RA, Thompson D, Ronsky J, Kuntze G, Lloyd DG, Andriacchi T, Englund M, Kraus V, Losina E, Bierma-Zeinstra S, Runar J, Peat G, Luyten F, Snyder-Mackler L, Riseberg MA, Mobisheri A, Guermazi A, Hunter DJ, Arden NK (2016) Recommendations for the development of common early pre-readiographic osteoarthritis outcomes appropriate for clinical setting. Revisions Requested Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.
  99. Lewinson RT, Vallerand IA, Collins KM, Wiley JP, Lun VM, Patel C, Woodhouse LJ, Reimer RA, Worobets JT, Herzog W, Stefanyshyn DJ (2016) A three-month randomized controlled trial of reduced knee adduction moments for management of knee osteoarthritis. Revisions Requested Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.
  100. Toomey CM, Whittaker JL, Nettel-Aguirre A, Reimer RA, Woodhouse LJ, Ghali B, Doyle-Baker PK, Emery CA (2016) Increased abdominal and total fat mass 3-10 years following intra-articular knee injury in youth sport. Submitted. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
  101. Collins KH, Sharif B, Sanmartin C, Chin R, Reimer RA, Herzog W, Marshall DA (2016) Association of body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat among BMI-defined non-obese middle aged individuals: insights from a population-based Canadian sample. Submitted to Can J Public Health.
  102. Reid DT, Schenck LP, Li Y, Vo T, Reimer RA, Eksteen B, Beck PL (2016) Milk fat supplementation protects mice against C. difficile infection by inhibiting spore germination. Submitted to Gastroenterology
  103. Leon G, de Klerk E, Ho J, Jackman M, Reimer RA, Connors KE, Luca P (2016) Prevalence of Comorbid Conditions Pre-existing and Diagnosed at a Tertiary Care Pediatric Weight Management Clinic. Submitted to Paediatrics & Child Health
  104. Frehlich LC, Parnell JA, Eller LK, Fung TS, Reimer RA (2016) Dietary intakes, nutritional adequacy, and associated body weight in Canadian university students. Submitted to Ecology of Food & Nutrition

Book chapters

  1. Marc R. Bomhof, Raylene A. Reimer (2015) Pro- & prebiotics -The role of gut microbiota in obesity. In: Probiotics and Prebiotics: Current Research and Future Trends, edited by Venema and Paulo do Carmo. Caister Academic Press, Poole, United Kingdom
  2. Michael I. McBurney, Raylene A. Reimer, Kelly A. Tappenden (1997) Short-chain fatty acids, intestinal adaptation and nutrient utilization. Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease, edited by Kritchevsky and Bonfield. Plenum Press, New York

Non-refereed publications and conference proceedings

1. Reimer RA (2012) Prebiotic fibres and weight management. Window to Science. Edition 1:2012. Review of the 2nd European BENEO Scientific Symposium.

2. Reimer RA (2011) Milk products play a key role in preventing type 2 diabetes. Health Professionals. Physicians Editorial. November Issue.

3. Reimer RA, Eller LK (2010) Response to “When the Effect of Dairy ‘Protein’ on Weight Gain Cannot Be Solely Ascribed to Protein”. Obesity 18, 863-864, Letter to the Editor.

4. Reimer RA (2008) Milk product intake: implications for weight control and type 2 diabetes. Can Nurse 104(5):20.

5. Reimer RA (2004) Tightening the Link Between Diet and Chronic Disease. CheckUp: The Magazine for Optimal Health. Issue 16.

6. Reimer RA (2004) Pro- and Prebiotics: Significance and Impact in Clinical Practice. Clinical Nutrition Rounds Vol. 4(3).

7. Reimer RA (1997) Regulation of intestinal proglucagon expression and GLP-1 secretion by diet in normal and diabetic states. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Alberta.

8. McBurney MI, Pluske JR, Yoo SS, Reimer RA (1994) Evidence that glutamine may be conditionally essential for the early-weaned piglet. Proc VIth Internat Symp Digestive Physiol of the Pig, Bad Doberan, Germany, EAAP Publication No 80:195-198





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