Gilles Paradis

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence, Canadian style
    Gilles Paradis
    Can J Public Health 99:165. 2008
  2. pmc Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 179:135-44. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The association between the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 gene and blood pressure in a cohort study of adolescents
    Lucile Malard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 14:117. 2013
  4. pmc Individual and social determinants of multiple chronic disease behavioral risk factors among youth
    Arsham Alamian
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:224. 2012
  5. pmc Participation in organised sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence
    Mathieu Bélanger
    Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau Brunswick, Université de Moncton and Université de Sherbrooke, Moncton, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:22. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a diabetes prevention program on body size, physical activity, and diet among Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) children 6 to 11 years old: 8-year results from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal and Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:333-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and adiposity in children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke St East, Montreal, Canada, H2L 1M3
    Circulation 110:1832-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The Québec Child and Adolescent Health and Social Survey: design and methods of a cardiovascular risk factor survey for youth
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de la Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Centre and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 19:523-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in Canadian children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Health Centre Research Institute
    Health Rep 21:15-22. 2010
  10. pmc Prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors by weight status in a population-based sample of Quebec children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Universite de Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:575-83. 2008

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Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence, Canadian style
    Gilles Paradis
    Can J Public Health 99:165. 2008
  2. pmc Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 179:135-44. 2008
    ..However, few direct or indirect comparisons of such interventions have been conducted. We performed a meta-analysis to compare the treatment effects of 7 approved pharmacologic interventions for smoking cessation...
  3. doi request reprint The association between the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 gene and blood pressure in a cohort study of adolescents
    Lucile Malard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 14:117. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association between tag single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 gene with blood pressure and blood pressure change in adolescents...
  4. pmc Individual and social determinants of multiple chronic disease behavioral risk factors among youth
    Arsham Alamian
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:224. 2012
    ..However, little is known about determinants of multiple chronic disease behavioral risk factors, particularly among youth. Previous studies have been cross-sectional and carried out without a sound theoretical framework...
  5. pmc Participation in organised sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence
    Mathieu Bélanger
    Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau Brunswick, Université de Moncton and Université de Sherbrooke, Moncton, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:22. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a diabetes prevention program on body size, physical activity, and diet among Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) children 6 to 11 years old: 8-year results from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal and Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:333-9. 2005
    ..Report the 8-year impact on body size, physical activity, and diet of a community-based diabetes prevention program for elementary-school children in a Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) community in Canada...
  7. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and adiposity in children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke St East, Montreal, Canada, H2L 1M3
    Circulation 110:1832-8. 2004
    ..Although obesity is associated with important hemodynamic disturbances, there are few data on population-wide blood pressure (BP) distribution in children and adolescents in this era of endemic pediatric obesity...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Québec Child and Adolescent Health and Social Survey: design and methods of a cardiovascular risk factor survey for youth
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de la Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Centre and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 19:523-31. 2003
    ..Although atherosclerosis begins in childhood, there are no recent Canadian data on cardiovascular risk factors in provincially or nationally representative samples of youth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in Canadian children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Health Centre Research Institute
    Health Rep 21:15-22. 2010
    ..There are no recent BP data for Canadian children and adolescents, and past studies have used a variety of design and measurement devices...
  10. pmc Prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors by weight status in a population-based sample of Quebec children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Universite de Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:575-83. 2008
    ..There are few data on the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors in population-based samples of overweight and obese youth...
  11. doi request reprint Vitamin D status is modestly associated with glycemia and indicators of lipid metabolism in French-Canadian children and adolescents
    Edgard E Delvin
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    J Nutr 140:987-91. 2010
    ..Although the observed associations between 25(OH)D concentrations and fasting glucose, and variables of lipid metabolism are modest, they may have a potential long-term impact on cardiovascular risk...
  12. doi request reprint Correlates of multiple chronic disease behavioral risk factors in Canadian children and adolescents
    Arsham Alamian
    National Public Health Institute of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1279-89. 2009
    ..Although several individual and social characteristics were associated with multiple behavioral risk factors, no school-related correlates emerged. These variables should be considered when planning prevention programs...
  13. pmc Association between different growth curve definitions of overweight and obesity and cardiometabolic risk in children
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 184:E539-50. 2012
    ..We compared the associations between overweight and obesity as defined by each of these curves and the presence of cardiometabolic risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergence of sex differences in prevalence of high systolic blood pressure: analysis of a longitudinal adolescent cohort
    Kaberi Dasgupta
    Departments of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 114:2663-70. 2006
    ..High systolic blood pressure (SBP) occurs more frequently both among men and boys than among women and girls. No longitudinal study has investigated whether the impact of SBP determinants differ according to sex in youth...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index and dietary restraint with changes in eating behaviour throughout late childhood and early adolescence: a 5-year study
    Sherri Bisset
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre de recherche Léa Roback sur les inégalités sociales de santé de Montréal, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 10:780-9. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc The efficacy of smoking cessation therapies in cardiac patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:73-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to determine the efficacy of behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation in cardiac patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease by family origin among children in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ethn Dis 14:340-50. 2004
    ..To describe the prevalence of lifestyle risk factors (LRF) for chronic disease by family origin (FO) among children in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods...
  18. doi request reprint Determinants of first puff and daily cigarette smoking in adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, 3875 Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec H2W1V1, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:585-97. 2009
    ..Adolescent tobacco control programs should address multiple individual and contextual-level risk factors. Strategies that address nicotine dependence symptoms are also needed for adolescents who have already initiated smoking...
  19. ncbi request reprint Distribution of LDL particle size in a population-based sample of children and adolescents and relationship with other cardiovascular risk factors
    Simona Stan
    Department of Nutrition, Ste Justine Hospital and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Chem 51:1192-200. 2005
    ..Smaller, denser LDL particles are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In youths, data on the distribution of LDL particle size and on its association with other CVD risk factors are limited...
  20. doi request reprint Association between insulin, leptin, adiponectin and blood pressure in youth
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Hypertens 27:1025-32. 2009
    ..To examine whether insulin, leptin and adiponectin are independent correlates of blood pressure (BP) in a large population-based sample of children and adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint School opportunities and physical activity frequency in nine year old children
    Tracie A Barnett
    Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte Justine Hospital Research Center, Universite de Montreal, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1C5, Canada
    Int J Public Health 54:150-7. 2009
    ..To examine the association between physical activity (PA) opportunities at school and participation in PA outside of school physical education (PE) classes among 9 year old children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intestinal fatty acid binding protein and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein polymorphisms in French-Canadian youth
    Simona Stan
    Departments of Nutrition, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Lipid Res 46:320-7. 2005
    ..Our study suggests that the effects of FABP2 allelic variations on lipid traits are context dependent, indicating that this variant may play an important role in cardiovascular pathogenesis in the presence of IRS or hypertriglyceridemia...
  23. doi request reprint Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Salvatore Mottillo
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:718-30. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of three lifecourse models of poverty in predicting cardiovascular disease risk in youth
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:485-91. 2013
    ..We assessed the longitudinal association of childhood poverty with CVD risk factors in 10-year-old youth according to the timing, accumulation, and mobility models...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the First Nation community of Kahnawá:ke, Quebec, Canada, 1986-2003
    Ojistoh Kahnawahere Horn
    Kahnawá ke Schools Diabetes Prevention Project, Mohawk Nation, Kahnawá ke Territory, QC, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:438-43. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes among adults living in a First Nation community from 1986 to 2003...
  26. pmc A prognostic tool to identify adolescents at high risk of becoming daily smokers
    Igor Karp
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 11:70. 2011
    ..We present a prognostic tool for use by health care practitioners in both clinical and non-clinical settings, to identify adolescents at risk of becoming daily smokers...
  27. doi request reprint Low vitamin D status in a representative sample of youth from Québec, Canada
    Sean Mark
    Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 54:1283-9. 2008
    ..There are no reports of population-based studies on the vitamin D status of Canadian youth, a population with mandatory fortification of foods...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking trajectories of adolescent novice smokers in a longitudinal study of tobacco use
    Igor Karp
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 15:445-52. 2005
    ..To describe longitudinal trajectories of smoking intensity in adolescent novice smokers and to identify predictors of trajectory class membership...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of diet quality in the Quebec population
    Isabelle Huot
    Department of Nutrition, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 7:1009-16. 2004
    ..To determine the correlates of a high-fat diet in urban, suburban and rural areas of Quebec, Canada...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of school smoking policies on student tobacco use
    Tracie A Barnett
    Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte Justine, 3175 chemin de la Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:842-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between smoking behavior among secondary school students and school smoking policies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health in children at risk for obesity: associations of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and BMI
    Katya M Herman
    Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 11:543-52. 2014
    ..This study explored the associations of physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior (SED), and BMI with SRH in children at risk for obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Utilization of evidence-based therapy for acute coronary syndrome in high-income and low/middle-income countries
    Avi Shimony
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 113:793-7. 2014
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the underutilization of procedures and evidence-based medications in low/middle-income countries. ..
  33. doi request reprint Is the obesity epidemic worsening the cardiovascular risk factor profile of children? Evidence from two Québec samples measured 10 years apart
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Hum Biol 39:322-6. 2012
    ..The impact of the obesity epidemic on cardiovascular health in young people is of increasing concern. However, data on secular trends in CVD indicators are outdated and mixed...
  34. pmc Smoking cessation attempts among adolescent smokers: a systematic review of prevalence studies
    Christina Bancej
    McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Montreal, Canada
    Tob Control 16:e8. 2007
    ..To synthesise estimates of the prevalence of cessation attempts among adolescent smokers generally, and according to age and level of cigarette consumption...
  35. doi request reprint Bupropion for smoking cessation in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:524-32. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine smoking cessation rates among smokers with AMI to determine whether bupropion, started in-hospital, is safe and can improve cessation rates at 1 year...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit and vegetable consumption in mothers and children in low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Marie Pierre Sylvestre
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Health Educ Behav 34:723-34. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve F&V consumption should aim to improve awareness among parents of the importance of fruits and vegetables and of the impact of their own behavior on their children's F&V consumption...
  37. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for identifying youths with hypercholesterolemia
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 113:1723-7. 2004
    ..To determine the usefulness of parent history of hypercholesterolemia and cardiovascular disease as a screening criterion for hypercholesterolemia in youths...
  38. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and features of the metabolic syndrome in a population-based sample of children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Ste Justine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 50:1762-8. 2004
    ..In youth, limited data are available on the distribution of high-sensitivity CRP as well as on its association with components of the metabolic syndrome...
  39. doi request reprint Birth weight, weight change, and blood pressure during childhood and adolescence: a school-based multiple cohort study
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Hypertens 29:1871-9. 2011
    ..We assessed the association between birth weight, weight change, and current blood pressure (BP) across the entire age-span of childhood and adolescence in large school-based cohorts in the Seychelles, an island state in the African region...
  40. ncbi request reprint Weight Change in Patients Attempting to Quit Smoking Post-myocardial Infarction
    Sonia M Grandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 127:641-649.e1. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the effects of smoking cessation on weight change post-myocardial infarction...
  41. ncbi request reprint Declines in physical activity and higher systolic blood pressure in adolescence
    Katerina Maximova
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1084-94. 2009
    ..These results support prevention of declines in MVPA during adolescence to prevent higher blood pressure in youth...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Quebec Heart Health Demonstration Project on adult dietary behaviours
    Isabelle Huot
    Department of Nutrition, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 38:137-48. 2004
    ..There are few studies which have evaluated the dietary impact of multiple community-based cardiovascular disease prevention programs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin, adiposity, and insulin resistance in children and adolescents
    Zubin Punthakee
    Medical Genetics Service, Ste Justine Hospital, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2119-25. 2006
    ..Determinants of adiponectin and its association with insulin resistance (IR) are less well studied in youth than in adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reports of cigarette use in novice smokers
    Ayelet Eppel
    McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addict Behav 31:1700-4. 2006
    ..These data suggest that novice smokers recall the frequency and intensity of their cigarette use reliably after 3 months, and that older adolescents have better recall than younger adolescents...
  45. pmc Pharmacist interventions to improve cardiovascular disease risk factors in diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Valérie Santschi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:2706-17. 2012
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assesses the effect of pharmacist care on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among outpatients with diabetes...
  46. doi request reprint A national survey of organizational transfer practices in chronic disease prevention in Canada
    Nancy Hanusaik
    Université de Montréal Public Health Research Institute IRSPUM, 3875, rue Saint Urbain, 1st Floor, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Health Educ Res 26:698-710. 2011
    ..These factors represent possible targets for interventions to improve transfer of CDP PPPs...
  47. doi request reprint Clustering of chronic disease behavioral risk factors in Canadian children and adolescents
    Arsham Alamian
    National Public Health Institute of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 48:493-9. 2009
    ....
  48. pmc A comprehensive view of sex-specific issues related to cardiovascular disease
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Internal Medicine, The McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 176:S1-44. 2007
    ..However, the interaction between sex-and gender-related factors and CVD outcomes in women remains largely unknown...
  49. doi request reprint Accuracy of oscillometric devices in children and adults
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Blood Press 19:254-9. 2010
    ..Clinical accuracy of oscillometric devices should be tested in the specific populations in whom blood pressure is measured...
  50. doi request reprint Poverty's latent effect on adiposity during childhood: evidence from a Québec birth cohort
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:239-45. 2014
    ..We analysed the association between poverty trajectories with body mass index (BMI) Z-scores or the risk of being overweight or obese across four ages (6 years, 8 years, 10 years and 12 years) in childhood...
  51. doi request reprint Association between accelerometer-measured physical activity intensities and sedentary time in 8- to 10-year-old children
    Katya M Herman
    Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 26:76-85. 2014
    ..Public health strategies should target both MVPA and SED to improve overall PA and health in children. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Reliability of selected measures of nicotine dependence among adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 12:353-62. 2002
    ..To examine the test retest reliability, internal consistency, and convergent construct validity of selected measures of nicotine dependence (ND) among adolescents...
  53. doi request reprint Impact of pharmacist care in the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Valérie Santschi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:1441-53. 2011
    ..A systematic review was conducted to determine the impact of pharmacist care on the management of CVD risk factors among outpatients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the dietary intakes of two different groups of children (grades 4 to 6) before and after the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
    M Michelle Jimenez
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1191-4. 2003
    ..001), and a significant increase in the energy contribution of white sugar (P<.05). Results illustrate the complexity of food choices and suggest that specific nutrition education targets need to reflect newly available food-items...
  55. ncbi request reprint Absence of cardiovascular benefits and sportfish consumption among St. Lawrence River anglers
    Catherine Godin
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Res 93:241-7. 2003
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Organizational capacity for chronic disease prevention: a survey of Canadian public health organizations
    Nancy Hanusaik
    Groupe de recherche interdisiplinaire en santé, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Public Health 20:195-201. 2010
    ..There are no national data on levels of organizational capacity within the Canadian public health system to reduce the burden of chronic disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint One- and two-year predictors of decline in physical activity among inner-city schoolchildren
    Tracie A Barnett
    Public Health Directorate, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre Barnett, O Loughlin, Paradis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 23:121-8. 2002
    ..This report identifies 1- and 2-year predictors of decline in PA among fourth- and fifth-grade students from inner-city neighborhoods in Montreal, Canada...
  58. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevention counseling practices of Montreal general practitioners
    Héla Makni
    Direction de la Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Pavillon Lafontaine, 1301 Sherbrooke E, Montreal, Québec H2L 1M3
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1263-7. 2002
    ..Primary care physicians are potentially important sources of interventions aimed at preventing youth smoking. Yet recent surveys suggest that physician smoking prevention practices are less than optimal...
  59. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-dependence symptoms are associated with smoking frequency in adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 25:219-25. 2003
    ..The objective was to study the association between ND symptoms and smoking status among adolescents in the early stages of the smoking onset process...
  60. ncbi request reprint Trying to lose weight: the association of income and age to weight-loss strategies in the U.S
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:585-92. 2014
    ..Although 30%-50% of Americans report currently trying to lose weight, some strategies may be counterproductive. Little is known about how income may be associated with weight-loss strategies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Performance of blood pressure-to-height ratio at a single screening visit for the identification of hypertension in children
    Zaïneb Outdili
    aInstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne bUniversity Children s Hospital, Inselspital and University of Bern, Bern cService of Nephrology, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland dDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Hypertens 32:1068-74; discussion 1074. 2014
    ..Blood pressure-to-height ratio (BPHR) has been proposed to facilitate the identification of elevated BP in children...
  62. ncbi request reprint Family process and parent's leisure time physical activity
    Hassan Soubhi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 28:218-30. 2004
    ..To examine relations between family environment and parent's leisure-time physical activity conceived as a system of interdependent variables (LTPA-specific variables) including family rules, support, and exercise activity...
  63. doi request reprint Association between accelerometer-measured physical activity intensities and sedentary time in 8- to 10-year-old children
    Katya M Herman
    Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 26:76-85. 2014
    ..Public health strategies should target both MVPA and SED to improve overall PA and health in children. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint The hardest thing is the habit: a qualitative investigation of adolescent smokers' experience of nicotine dependence
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec H3A 1A2, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:201-9. 2002
    ..The HONC demonstrates content validity among adolescents but could be improved through removal of the item related to depression on withdrawal and possibly addition of items related to stress and appetite...
  65. ncbi request reprint Absolute height-specific thresholds to identify elevated blood pressure in children
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 31:1170-4. 2013
    ..We propose a simple set of absolute height-specific BP thresholds and evaluate their performance to identify children with elevated BP in two different populations...
  66. ncbi request reprint Derivation and validation of cystatin C-based prediction equations for GFR in children
    Michael Zappitelli
    Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children s Hospital, Quebec, H3H 1P3, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:221-30. 2006
    ..Few studies derived CysC-based GFR prediction equations for children. Objectives of this study are to: (1) derive CysC-based GFR prediction equations for children, and (2) compare these equations with published formulae...
  67. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for student physical activity in elementary schools: a cross-sectional survey of frequency and correlates
    Tracie A Barnett
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Health Educ Behav 33:215-32. 2006
    ..Addressing barriers related to resources and access to sports facilities may help reduce disparities between schools in opportunities for students to engage in PA...
  68. ncbi request reprint Distribution of fasting plasma insulin, free fatty acids, and glucose concentrations and of homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance in a representative sample of Quebec children and adolescents
    Pierre Allard
    Department of Pediatrics, Hôpital Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal, 3175 Cote Ste Catherine, Quebec, H3T 1C5 Canada
    Clin Chem 49:644-9. 2003
    ..Our objectives were to describe the distributions of fasting plasma insulin, glucose, and FFAs and HOMA-IR in youth and to assess the relationship between FFAs and markers of IR...
  69. pmc Canadian guidelines for body weight classification in adults: application in clinical practice to screen for overweight and obesity and to assess disease risk
    James D Douketis
    St Joseph s Hospital and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 172:995-8. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Effect of a ban on extracurricular sports activities by secondary school teachers on physical activity levels of adolescents: a multilevel analysis
    Roman Pabayo
    Toronto Public Health Planning and Policy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Educ Behav 33:690-702. 2006
    ..04; SE=1.01). Ending a teachers' ban on sports-related ECAs was associated with increased involvement in physical activity among secondary school students...
  71. ncbi request reprint Has blood pressure increased in children in response to the obesity epidemic?
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 119:544-53. 2007
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Association between cigarette smoking and C-reactive protein in a representative, population-based sample of adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, CRCHUM, Montreal
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:525-32. 2008
    ..Damage related to cigarette smoking may begin soon after tobacco use initiation, reinforcing the preventive message that no level of smoking is safe in youth...
  73. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for prevention of childhood obesity
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Pediatrics 120:S229-53. 2007
    ..In addition, we suggest how clinicians may interact with and promote local and state policy initiatives designed to prevent obesity in their communities...
  74. ncbi request reprint Ethics in public health
    Gilles Paradis
    Can J Public Health 99:5. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint The Social Determinants of Health: an imperative for Canadian public health
    Gilles Paradis
    Can J Public Health 99:85. 2008
  76. doi request reprint Changes in BMI: an important metric for obesity prevention
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Pediatrics 122:683; author reply 684. 2008