Dr Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo BSc Hons, PGCert, PGDip, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor in Diabetes Care and Management

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Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo

Dr Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo

Associate Professor in Diabetes Care and Management


Dr Ojo has a PhD in Nutrition from the University of Greenwich, London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes from the University of Surrey, Roehampton, UK. He is an Associate Professor in Diabetes Care & Management, School of Health Sciences, University of Greenwich, London. UK and has been teaching at the university for almost 10 years. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Registered Nutritionist.

Dr Ojo is an internationally acclaimed expert in nutrition and diabetes. He teaches across a range of courses and programmes, has published widely in the areas of nutrition and diabetes and his articles are widely cited internationally. He is also involved in many post-graduate research activities including PhD supervision.

Dr Ojo is the leader of the International Nutrition and Diabetes Research Group with members drawn from the UK, China and Nigeria and he is on the Editorial Board of many international journals including 'Nutrients'.

Dr Ojo is a principal investigator and a reviewer for a range of international journals. He has been a Keynote Speaker at conferences and also a Member of the Scientific and Organising Committee of many international conferences.

Posts held previously:

Clinical Lead Nutrition Specialist at the Home Enteral Nutrition Team in Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust. Duties and responsibilities included:

  • Providing research leadership and implementation of Home enteral nutrition team strategic policy and plans for Lewisham primary care trust.
  • Conducting research, clinical audits and risk assessment
  • Supporting patients on home enteral nutrition.

Responsibilities within the university

  • Member, Impact Case Study Strategy Working Group
  • Member, Research Excellence Framework Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (REF-EDI) Panel
  • Supervision of undergraduate, MSc and PhD students.
  • Coordinating the diabetes care and management course (levels 6 & 7) and pathways of care in adult nursing 2 course (levels 5 and 7)
  • Conducting research in nutrition and diabetes with national and international collaborators
  • Publication of research findings and conference presentations.

Recognition

Research / Scholarly interests

Omo's research interests are particularly focused around diabetes, nutrition and dementia.

Key funded projects

  • 2018: Rockfield Medical Devices, Galway, Ireland; Project Title: A Proof of Concept, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the eNfeed Pocket Pump
  • 2016: Paula Carr Diabetes Trust; Project Title: The impact of diabetes training on primary care healthcare professionals in East Kent.

Recent publications

Article

Ahmed, Salina , Newton, Paul D., Ojo, Omorogieva, Dibley, Lesley (2021), Experiences of ethnic minority patients who are living with a primary chronic bowel condition: a systematic scoping review with narrative synthesis. BMC. In: , , , . BMC, BMC Gastroenterology, 21: 322 1471-230X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12876-021-01857-8).

Arribas Lopez, Elena , Zand, Nazanin, Ojo, Omorogieva, Snowden, Martin , Kochhar, Tony (2021), The effect of amino acids on wound healing: a systematic review and meta-analysis on arginine and glutamine. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), Nutrients, 13: 2498 (8) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13082498).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Zand, Nazanin, Wang, Xiaohua (2021), The effect of dietary fibre on gut microbiota, lipid profile, and inflammatory markers in patients with Type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 13: 1805 (6) 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13061805).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2021), Recent Advances in Nutrition and Diabetes. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 13: 1573 (5) 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13051573).

Feng, Ping , Yang, Hui-Li, Xu, Lan, Ojo, Omorogieva , Lu, Xiao-Yan , Zhang, Hai-Ying , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2021), Development and psychometric testing of a questionnaire to assess nurse's perception of risks during enteral nutrition. BMC. In: , , , . BMC, BMC Nursing, 20: 6 1472-6955 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-020-00520-z).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Amorim Adegboye, Amanda Rodrigues, Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Wang, Xiaohua , Brooke, Joanne (2020), The microbial quality and safety of blenderised enteral nutrition formula: A systematic review. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17: 9563 (24) 1661-7827 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17249563).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Feng, Qian-Qian, Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Wang, Xiaohua (2020), The role of dietary fibre in modulating gut microbiota dysbiosis in patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 12: 3239 (11) . pp. 1-21 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113239).

Ren, Mengxiao , Zhang, Huaiyu, Qi, Jindan, Hu, Anni , Jiang, Qing , Hou, Yunying , Feng, Qianqian , Ojo, Omorogieva , Wang, Xiaohua (2020), An almond-based low carbohydrate diet improves depression and glycometabolism in patients with Type 2 Diabetes through modulating gut microbiota and GLP-1: A randomized controlled trial. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 12: 3036 (10) 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12103036).

Hamilton, Nikola K. , Ojo, Omorogieva, Rodrigues Amorim Adegboye, Amanda (2020), The effect of self-reported lactose intolerance and dairy consumption on bone mineral density among American hip arthroplasty patients: A cross-sectional study. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17: 7182 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17197182).

Pavithran, Nivedita , Kumar, Harish, Menon, Arun Somasekharan, Pillai, Gopala Krishna , Sundaram, Karimassery Ramaiyer , Ojo, Omorogieva (2020), South Indian cuisine with low glycemic index ingredients reduces cardiovascular risk factors in subjects with type 2 diabetes. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17: 6232 (17) 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176232).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Rodrigues Amorim Adegboye, Amanda, Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Wang, Xiaohua , Brooke, Joanne (2020), An evaluation of the nutritional value and physical properties of blenderised enteral nutrition formula: A systematic review and meta-analysis. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 12: 1840 (6) 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12061840).

Amorim Adegboye, Amanda Rodrigues , Ojo, Omorogieva, Begum, Gulshanara (2020), The Use of Dietary Supplements Among African and Caribbean Women Living in the UK: A Cross-Sectional Study. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 12 (3) . pp. 847 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12030847).

Blendell, Rona and , Ojo, Omorogieva (2020), Evaluation of the factors that promote improved experience and better outcomes of older adults in intermediate care setting. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, J - Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal, 3 (1) . pp. 20-31 2571-8800 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/j3010004).

Liu, Ting , Yang, Hui-li, Gu, Lan, Hui, Jie , Ojo, Omorogieva , Ren, Meng-xiao , Wang, Xiao-hua (2020), Current status and factors influencing oral anticoagulant therapy among patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Jiangsu province, China: a multi-center, cross sectional study. BMC. In: , , , . BMC, BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 20: 22 1471-2261 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12872-020-01330-6).

Pavithran, Nivedita , Kumar, Harish, Menon, Arun Somasekharan, Pillai, Gopala Krishna , Sundaram, Karimassery Ramaiyer , Ojo, Omorogieva (2020), The effect of a low GI diet on truncal fat mass and glycated hemoglobin in South Indians with type 2 diabetes—A single centre randomized prospective study. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 12: 179 (1) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12010179).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Wang, Xiaohua, Ojo, Osarhumwese, Ibe, Jude (2019), The impact of opium abuse on lipid profile in patients with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16: 4795 (23) ISSN: 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16234795).

Brooke, Joanne and , Ojo, Omorogieva (2019), Contemporary views on dementia as witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic literature review. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Clinical Nursing ISSN: 0962-1067 (Print), 1365-2702 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15066).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Brooke, Joanne, Cronin, Camille (2019), The development and evaluation of an analytical framework to explore student nurses’ cultural beliefs of dementia. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. In: , , , . Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, The Journal of Nursing Research, 28: e81 (2) ISSN: 1682-3141 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/JNR.0000000000000343).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2019), Dietary intake and type 2 diabetes. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 11: 2177 (9) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11092177).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Weldon, Sharon Marie, Thompson, Trevor, Crockett, Rachel , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2019), The effect of diabetes-specific enteral nutrition formula on cardiometabolic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta–analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 11: 1905 (8) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11081905).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Wang, Xiao-Hua, Adegboye, Amanda Rodrigues Amorim (2019), The effects of a low GI diet on cardiometabolic and inflammatory parameters in patients with Type 2 and gestational diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 11: 1584 (7) 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11071584).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Weldon, Sharon M., Thompson, Trevor, Vargo, Elisabeth J. (2019), The effect of Vitamin D supplementation on glycaemic control in women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16: 1716 (10) ISSN: 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16101716).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Keaveney, Edel, Wang, Xiao-Hua, Feng, Ping (2019), The effect of enteral tube feeding on patients’ health-related quality of life: A systematic review. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 11: 1046 (5) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11051046).

Brooke, Joanne , Cronin, Camille, Stiell, Marlon, Ojo, Omorogieva , Belcina Jr, Maria Theresa , Smajlović, Sedina Kalender , Slark, Julia (2019), Nursing students' cultural beliefs and understanding of dementia: A phenomenological study across three continents. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Nurse Education Today, 77 . pp. 6-11 ISSN: 0260-6917 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.02.007).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2019), Editorial: Nutrition and chronic conditions. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Basel Nutrients, 11: 459 (2) . ISBN: 9783038976028 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11020459).

Xue, Yuan , Zhang, Xiao-Yan, Zhou, Hui-Juan, Ojo, Omorogieva , Wang, Qi , Wang, Li-Li , Jiang, Qing , Liu, Ting , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2019), Associations between the knowledge of different food categories and glycemia in Chinese adult patients with Type 2 diabetes. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Clinical Nursing Research, 29 (5) . pp. 313-321 ISSN: 1054-7738 (Print), 1552-3799 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773818822126).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Wang, Xiaohua, Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Ibe, Jude (2018), The effects of substance abuse on blood glucose parameters in patients with diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15: 2691 (12) ISSN: 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122691).

Hou, Yun-Ying , Ojo, Omorogieva, Wang, Li-Li, Wang, Qi , Jiang, Qing , Shao, Xin-Yu , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2018), A randomized controlled trial to compare the effect of peanuts and almonds on the cardio-metabolic and inflammatory parameters in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 10: 1565 (11) . pp. 1-16 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10111565).

Wang, Li-Li , Wang, Qi, Hong, Yong, Ojo, Omorogieva , Jiang, Qing , Hou, Yun-Ying , Huang, Yu-Hua , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2018), The effect of low-carbohydrate diet on glycemic control in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 10: 661 (6) . pp. 1-13 ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10060661).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2018), Meeting the nutritional needs of older patients in the hospital setting. Mark Allen Healthcare. In: , , , . Mark Allen Healthcare, British Journal of Nursing, 27 (8) . pp. 426-428 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2018.27.8.426).

Munoz-Figueroa, Gloria Patricia and , Ojo, Omorogieva (2018), The effectiveness of alcohol-based gel for hand sanitising in infection control. Mark Allen Healthcare. In: , , , . Mark Allen Healthcare, British Journal of Nursing, 27 (7) . pp. 382-388 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2018.27.7.382).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Ojo, Osarhumwese Osaretin, Adebowale, Fajemisin, Wang, Xiao-Hua (2018), The effect of dietary glycaemic Index on glycaemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 10 (373) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10030373).

Kashim, Rahima Muhammad , Newton, Paul, Ojo, Omorogieva, Omorogieva Ojo (2018), Diabetic retinopathy screening: A systematic review on patients’ non-attendance. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15 (157) . pp. 1-12 ISSN: 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15010157).

Brooke, Joanne , Cronin, Camille, Stiell, Marlon, Ojo, Omorogieva (2017), The intersection of culture in the provision of dementia care: A systematic review. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27 (17-18) . pp. 3241-3253 ISSN: 0962-1067 (Print), 1365-2702 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13999).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Brooke, Joanne (2016), The use of enteral nutrition in the management of stroke. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), Nutrients, 8: 827 (12) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu8120827).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2016), The importance of combating malnutrition in care. MA Healthcare Ltd.. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Ltd., Nursing and Residential Care, 18 (11) . pp. 592-595 ISSN: 1465-9301 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2016.18.11.592).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Brooke, Joanne (2016), Recent advances in enteral nutrition. MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland. In: , , , . MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland, Nutrients, 8: 709 (11) . pp. 1-5 ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu8110709).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2016), The use of exenatide in managing markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review.. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13: 941 (10) . pp. 1-11 ISSN: 1660-4601 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13100941).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2016), An overview of diabetes and its complications. Openventio Publishers. In: , , , . Openventio Publishers, Diabetes Research Open Journal, 2 (2) . pp. e4-e6 ISSN: 2379-6391 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.17140/DROJ-2-e005).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2016), Managing malnutrition for older people in residential care. MA Healthcare Ltd.. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Ltd., Nursing and Residential Care, 18 (9) . pp. 470-475 ISSN: 1465-9301 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2016.18.9.470) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva , Brooke, Joanne, Stiell, Marlon (2016), Evaluation of the accuracy of capillary hydroxybutyrate measurement compared with other measurements in the diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis: A systematic review.. MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland. In: , , , . MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13: 837 (9) . pp. 1-9 ISSN: 1660-4601 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13090837).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Orisasami, Isimat Temitayo (2016), Evaluating the effectiveness of smoking cessation in the management of COPD. MA Healthcare Ltd.. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Ltd., British Journal of Nursing, 25 (14) . pp. 786-791 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2016.25.14.786) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2016), The use of oral nutritional supplements in the acute care setting. MA Healthcare Limited. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Limited, British Journal of Nursing, 25 (12) . pp. 664-666 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2016.25.12.664) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2015), Enteral feeding tubes: Not perfect, but necessary. MA Healthcare Limited. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Limited, British Journal of Nursing, 24 (18) . pp. 910-910 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2015.24.18.910) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Brooke, Joanne (2015), Evaluating the association between diabetes, cognitive decline and dementia. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12 (7) . pp. 8281-8294 ISSN: 1660-4601 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph120708281).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Muñoz-Figueroa, Gloria Patricia (2015), Venous thromboembolism: use of graduated compression stockings. MA Healthcare Limited. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Limited, British Journal of Nursing, 24 (13) . pp. 680-685 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2015.24.13.680) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva and , Brooke, Joanne (2015), Oral and enteral nutrition in dementia: an overview.. MA Healthcare Limited. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Limited, British Journal of Nursing, 24 (12) . pp. 624-628 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2015.24.12.624) NB Item availability restricted.

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2015), The challenges of home enteral tube feeding: A global perspective. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), Nutrients, 7 (4) . pp. 2524-2538 ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu7042524).

Brooke, Joanne and , Ojo, Omorogieva (2015), Enteral nutrition in dementia: a systematic review. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). In: , , , . MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), Nutrients, 7 (4) . pp. 2456-2468 ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu7042456).

Ojo, Omorogieva and , (2015), Pumps, feed and sets: is procurement limiting outcomes?. MA Healthcare Limited. In: , , , . MA Healthcare Limited, British Journal of Nursing, 24 (3) . pp. 146-149 ISSN: 0966-0461 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2015.24.3.146).