Gang Hu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between commuting, leisure time physical activity and serum lipids in a Chinese urban population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Ann Hum Biol 28:412-21. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of dietary and non-dietary factors of hypertension and normal blood pressure in a Chinese population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 15:487-93. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Commuting, leisure-time physical activity, and cardiovascular risk factors in China
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:234-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity as a predictor for total and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men and women in Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2204-11. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and serum lipids: a cross-sectional study in a Chinese urban population
    Zhijie Yu
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:143-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity as a predictor for antihypertensive drug treatment in 25-64-year-old populations in eastern and south-western Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hypertens 23:293-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dietary and non-dietary risk factors in overweight and normal-weight Chinese adults
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 88:91-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint How well does the metabolic syndrome defined by five definitions predict incident diabetes and incident coronary heart disease in a Chinese population?
    Jian Jun Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FIN 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 192:161-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Leisure time, occupational, and commuting physical activity and the risk of stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:1994-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality among Finnish adults with diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:799-805. 2005

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between commuting, leisure time physical activity and serum lipids in a Chinese urban population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Ann Hum Biol 28:412-21. 2001
    ..To analyse the association between both commuting and leisure time physical activity and serum lipids in a Chinese population...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of dietary and non-dietary factors of hypertension and normal blood pressure in a Chinese population
    G Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 15:487-93. 2001
    ..dietary sodium intake and dietary sodium-to-potassium ratio were positively associated with high BP. Education level in women and commuting physical activity in men were inversely associated with high BP...
  3. ncbi request reprint Commuting, leisure-time physical activity, and cardiovascular risk factors in China
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:234-8. 2002
    ..The relationship between both commuting and leisure-time physical activity and selected cardiovascular risk factors was analyzed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity as a predictor for total and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men and women in Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2204-11. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and serum lipids: a cross-sectional study in a Chinese urban population
    Zhijie Yu
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:143-9. 2002
    ..The direction of the association between high socio-economic status and poor serum lipid profiles appears to be opposite to those observed in the developed countries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity as a predictor for antihypertensive drug treatment in 25-64-year-old populations in eastern and south-western Finland
    Noel C Barengo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hypertens 23:293-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dietary and non-dietary risk factors in overweight and normal-weight Chinese adults
    Gang Hu
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 88:91-7. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint How well does the metabolic syndrome defined by five definitions predict incident diabetes and incident coronary heart disease in a Chinese population?
    Jian Jun Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FIN 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 192:161-8. 2007
    ..None of the five definitions predicted either incident CHD alone (177 cases) or total incident CHD (236 cases). In conclusion, the MetS defined by the current definitions appears to be more effective at predicting incident diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Leisure time, occupational, and commuting physical activity and the risk of stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:1994-9. 2005
    ..We assessed the relationship of different types of physical activity with total and type-specific stroke risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality among Finnish adults with diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:799-805. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine both single and joint associations of physical activity and conventional cardiovascular risk factors with total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and the incidence of antihypertensive drug treatment in Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:457-64. 2007
    ..Only 2 prospective studies have previously investigated the association between coffee consumption and incident hypertension, and the findings are equivocal...
  12. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of physical activity, body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio with the risk of cardiovascular disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:2212-9. 2004
    ..To assess joint associations of physical activity and different indicators of obesity (body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio) with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The joint associations of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity, and the Framingham risk score on the 10-year risk of coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 28:492-8. 2007
    ..To determine joint associations of different kinds of physical activity and the Framingham risk score (FRS) with the 10-year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  14. ncbi request reprint Occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity in relation to coronary heart disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 194:490-7. 2007
    ..To examine the association of different levels of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  15. ncbi request reprint Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to total and cardiovascular mortality among Finnish subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Circulation 110:666-73. 2004
    ..Some previous studies have assessed the association between leisure-time physical activity and mortality among patients with diabetes, but the potential effect of occupational and commuting physical activity remains uncertain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nonhypertensive cardiac effects of a high salt diet
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:13-7. 2002
    ..The association of high salt intake, insulin resistance, and salt sensitivity, and the interaction between high salt intake, heart rate, and blood pressure are debated...
  17. ncbi request reprint The increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Finnish men and women over a decade
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:832-6. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess a 10-yr change in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) among Finnish men and women...
  18. pmc Physical activity during leisure and commuting in Tianjin, China
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:933-8. 2002
    ..To investigate physical activity during leisure time and commuting among persons aged 15-69 years in the urban population of Tianjin, China, and to assess its associations with demographic and health-related characteristics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to cardiovascular mortality among finnish subjects with hypertension
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Prevention of Chronic Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Hypertens 20:1242-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity on cardiovascular mortality among hypertensive patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical activity and body mass index to the risk of hypertension: a prospective study in Finland
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 43:25-30. 2004
    ..The present study indicates that regular physical activity and weight control can reduce the risk of hypertension. The protective effect of physical activity was observed in both sexes regardless of the level of obesity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body mass index, and risk of type 2 diabetes in patients with normal or impaired glucose regulation
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:892-6. 2004
    ..Sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and impaired glucose regulation are associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes. However, the joint associations of these risk factors are not known...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 164:1066-76. 2004
    ..This study examined the age- and sex-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its association with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-hip ratio on the risk of total and type-specific stroke
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1420-7. 2007
    ..Adiposity is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the relationship of adiposity with the risk of cerebrovascular disease is still to some extent unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of exercise in diabetes prevention
    Gang Hu
    Diabetes Unit, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:583-95. 2007
    ..Our review of the scientific evidence confirms that 30 min/d of moderate- or high-level physical activity is an effective and safe way to prevent type 2 diabetes in all populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 30:842-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether type 2 diabetes at baseline is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Exercise, genetics and prevention of type 2 diabetes
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Essays Biochem 42:177-92. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of history of hypertension at baseline and type 2 diabetes at baseline and during follow-up on the risk of coronary heart disease
    Gang Hu
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Diseases Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 28:3059-66. 2007
    ..To evaluate the joint associations of history of hypertension at baseline and type 2 diabetes at baseline and during follow-up on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and CHD mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Screen-detected diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in five populations of Asian origin: the DECODA study
    Tomoko Nakagami
    Diabetes Center, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:555-61. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the predictive value of glucose tolerance status as a risk factor for CVD and identify a high-risk group for fatal CVD in population-based studies of Asians...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Study on the effects of lead from small industry of battery recycling on environment and children's health]
    Yiqun Wu
    Institute for Occupatinal Health and Posison Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 23:167-71. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation in 11 Asian cohorts
    Qing Qiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:1770-80. 2003
    ..To report the age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose regulation (IGR) according to revised World Health Organization criteria for diabetes in Asian populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome defined by factor analysis and incident type 2 diabetes in a chinese population with high postprandial glucose
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 27:2429-37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how the major components of the metabolic syndrome relate to each other and to the development of diabetes using factor analysis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Educational inequalities in the metabolic syndrome and coronary heart disease among middle-aged men and women
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, Mannerheimintie 172, FIN 00014, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 34:327-34. 2005
    ..We investigated this question in a prospective study of middle-aged men and women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Changes in features of the metabolic syndrome and incident impaired glucose regulation or type 2 diabetes in a chinese population
    Jian Jun Wang
    Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, KTL GE Lab, Kytosuontie 11, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 28:448-50. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint The validity of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score for the prediction of the incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke, and total mortality
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:451-8. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes at baseline on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality
    Gang Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 36:2538-43. 2005
    ..We evaluated prospectively the joint association of history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes on the incidence of stroke and stroke mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 in differentiation of 3T3-L1 cells and in rats with diet-induced obesity
    Yun Liu
    Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 27:588-96. 2006
    ..To observe the roles of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11beta-HSD1) in in vitro preadipocyte differentiation and in rats with diet-induced obesity (DIO)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Genes, environment, and interactions in prevention of type 2 diabetes: a focus on physical activity and lifestyle changes
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Mol Med 8:519-32. 2008
    ..The gene-environment interactions merit extensive exploration in large, prospective studies...