Christa Meisinger

Summary

Affiliation: GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarette smoking and tar and nicotine intake with development of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study
    C Meisinger
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 49:1770-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    J Intern Med 258:527-35. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Postload plasma glucose and 30-year mortality among nondiabetic middle-aged men from the general population: the ERFORT Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, Monitoring Trenus and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg, Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 16:534-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Augsburg--an epidemiological overview
    C Meisinger
    Augsburg Central Hospital, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S103-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and risk of incident myocardial infarction and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men and women from the general population
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstr 2, D 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1245-50. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution and risk of type 2 diabetes in the general population: are there differences between men and women? The MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:483-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker use and risk of fractures in men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstrasse 2, 86156, Augsburg, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 18:1189-95. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance as a predictor of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population
    C Meisinger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 48:235-41. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Admission blood glucose and adverse outcomes in non-diabetic patients with myocardial infarction in the reperfusion era
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 113:229-35. 2006
  10. pmc Sleep duration and sleep complaints and risk of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Sleep 30:1121-7. 2007

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarette smoking and tar and nicotine intake with development of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study
    C Meisinger
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 49:1770-6. 2006
    ..We examined sex-specific associations between cigarette smoking and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in Germany...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    J Intern Med 258:527-35. 2005
    ..To examine gender-specific associations between gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in a representative population-based sample in Germany...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postload plasma glucose and 30-year mortality among nondiabetic middle-aged men from the general population: the ERFORT Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, Monitoring Trenus and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg, Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 16:534-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study is to examine for the first time the association between 1-hour postload plasma glucose levels and known diabetes and 30-year total mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Augsburg--an epidemiological overview
    C Meisinger
    Augsburg Central Hospital, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S103-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, data from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg studies suggest that it should become an important public health priority to prevent diabetes mellitus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and risk of incident myocardial infarction and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men and women from the general population
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstr 2, D 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1245-50. 2006
    ..We investigated the gender-specific association of CKD with all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and incident myocardial infarction (MI) in a population-based cohort...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution and risk of type 2 diabetes in the general population: are there differences between men and women? The MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:483-9. 2006
    ..It remains controversial whether body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), or waist-hip ratio (WHR) is a better risk predictor of type 2 diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker use and risk of fractures in men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstrasse 2, 86156, Augsburg, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 18:1189-95. 2007
    ..Use of beta-blockers is associated with a reduced risk of fractures in middle-aged and older subjects from the general population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance as a predictor of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population
    C Meisinger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 48:235-41. 2005
    ..To examine gender specific associations between sleep disturbance and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in a representative population sample in Germany...
  9. ncbi request reprint Admission blood glucose and adverse outcomes in non-diabetic patients with myocardial infarction in the reperfusion era
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 113:229-35. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between admission blood glucose levels and adverse outcomes after an incident acute myocardial infarction across a broad range of glucose levels in non-diabetic patients treated with modern therapy...
  10. pmc Sleep duration and sleep complaints and risk of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Sleep 30:1121-7. 2007
    ..To examine gender-specific associations between sleep duration and sleep complaints and incident myocardial infarction (MI)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of known diabetes and antidiabetic therapy between 1984/1985 and 1999/2001 in southern Germany
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Register Stenglinstr, 2 D 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 27:2985-7. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Postal questionnaires identified hospitalizations for self-reported acute myocardial infarction
    Christa Meisinger
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:989-92. 2004
    ..We validated the diagnoses of self-reported acute myocardial infarction (AMI) treated in hospital...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body weight and health care among German women
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Augsburg Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstrasse 2, D 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Obes Res 12:1473-80. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between body weight and the use of health care services among women from southern Germany...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of sports activities in leisure time and incident myocardial infarction in middle-aged men and women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:788-92. 2007
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between sports activities in leisure time and incident myocardial infarction (MI) in a representative population sample in Germany...
  15. doi request reprint Gender differences in risk assessment of death wishes and suicidal ideation in the community: results from the KORA Augsburg F3 study with 3079 men and women, 35 to 84 years of age
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:52-8. 2010
    ..These factors open new insights for our understanding of the multifaceted etiology of suicide risks offering new strategies for early detection of subjects at risk...
  16. doi request reprint The patient's interpretation of myocardial infarction symptoms and its role in the decision process to seek treatment: the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry
    Inge Kirchberger
    MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Central Hospital of Augsburg, Stenglinstr 2, 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 101:909-16. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors associated with an attribution of the symptoms to the heart and to investigate the association between symptom misinterpretation and time until first medical contact (delay time)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the prediction of type 2 diabetes by inflammatory markers: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg case-cohort study, 1984-2002
    Barbara Thorand
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 30:854-60. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare associations of markers of inflammation with type 2 diabetes risk between men and women...
  18. doi request reprint Reproductive factors and its association with peripheral arterial disease in women aged 52-81 years: the KORA F4 study
    Doris Stöckl
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 228:224-9. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the possible association between reproductive parameters and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a female population-based sample...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in risk factors for incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: the MONICA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 162:82-9. 2002
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between cardiovascular risk factors, a parental history of diabetes, and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Elevated levels of interleukin-18 predict the development of type 2 diabetes: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Study, 1984-2002
    Barbara Thorand
    GF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes 54:2932-8. 2005
    ..This association is independent of a generalized proinflammatory state, but subjects with elevated levels of several inflammatory markers seem to be particularly prone to develop type 2 diabetes...
  21. pmc Joint analysis of individual participants' data from 17 studies on the association of the IL6 variant -174G>C with circulating glucose levels, interleukin-6 levels, and body mass index
    Cornelia Huth
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
    Ann Med 41:128-38. 2009
    ..Several studies have investigated associations between the -174G>C single nucleotide polymorphism (rs1800795) of the IL6 gene and phenotypes related to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) but presented inconsistent results...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated markers of endothelial dysfunction predict type 2 diabetes mellitus in middle-aged men and women from the general population
    Barbara Thorand
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:398-405. 2006
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Gender-Specific short and long-term mortality in diabetic versus nondiabetic patients with incident acute myocardial infarction in the reperfusion era (the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry)
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 106:1680-4. 2010
    ..However, long-term mortality was higher in patients with AMI and DM, particularly in women...
  24. doi request reprint Uric acid levels are associated with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality independent of systemic inflammation in men from the general population: the MONICA/KORA cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1186-92. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Sex and age specific time patterns and long term time trends of pre-hospital delay of patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 152:350-5. 2011
    ..We examined time patterns and long term time trends of pre-hospital delay time (PHDT) of STEMI patients...
  26. doi request reprint Estimated personal soot exposure is associated with acute myocardial infarction onset in a case-crossover study
    Stephanie von Klot
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:361-8. 2011
    ..Health effects of traffic-related air pollution may need to be updated, taking into account individual time spent in traffic and outdoors, to adequately protect the public...
  27. doi request reprint Are there options to prevent early occurring deaths in acute myocardial infarction: prospective evaluation of all <24 h in-hospital deaths, 2004-2006--the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Infarction Registry
    Bernhard Kuch
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Cardiology 116:237-44. 2010
    ..To provide valid clinical data of early in-hospital deaths with presumed acute myocardial infarction (AMI) who are often not included in clinical trials or registries...
  28. pmc Gene-gene interaction between APOA5 and USF1: two candidate genes for the metabolic syndrome
    Paula Singmann
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Neuherberg, Germany
    Obes Facts 2:235-42. 2009
    ..USF1 is a transcription factor for APOA5...
  29. pmc Albuminuria, cardiovascular risk factors and disease management in subjects with type 2 diabetes: a cross sectional study
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:226. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as a predictor for incident diabetes mellitus among middle-aged men: results from the MONICA Augsburg cohort study, 1984-1998
    Barbara Thorand
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 163:93-9. 2003
    ..Previous studies have suggested that low-grade systemic inflammation is involved in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  31. pmc Uric acid is more strongly associated with impaired glucose regulation in women than in men from the general population: the KORA F4-Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e37180. 2012
    ....
  32. pmc Patterns of multimorbidity in the aged population. Results from the KORA-Age study
    Inge Kirchberger
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e30556. 2012
    ..Some of the identified patterns of multimorbidity and their overlap may indicate common underlying pathological mechanisms...
  33. doi request reprint Living alone is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men but not women from the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 71:784-8. 2009
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between living alone and incident Type 2 diabetes mellitus in a representative population sample in Germany...
  34. doi request reprint Determinants of heavy cigarette smoking: are there differences in men and women? Results from the population-based MONICA/KORA Augsburg surveys
    Jens Baumert
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1220-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to identify sex-specific characteristics associated with heavy daily cigarette smoking...
  35. doi request reprint Presenting symptoms of myocardial infarction predict short- and long-term mortality: the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry
    Inge Kirchberger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Am Heart J 164:856-61. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between 13 self-reported symptoms and 28-day case fatality or long-term all-cause mortality in patients with AMI...
  36. pmc Age at menarche and its association with the metabolic syndrome and its components: results from the KORA F4 study
    Doris Stöckl
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Institute of Epidemiology II, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e26076. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between age at menarche and the metabolic syndrome (IDF and NCEP ATP III classification) and its components...
  37. pmc Living alone is a risk factor for mortality in men but not women from the general population: a prospective cohort study
    Ulla Kandler
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstädter Landstr, 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:335. 2007
    ..Living alone is considered a psychosocial risk factor. We studied the relationship between living alone, cardiovascular risk factors and mortality...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific determinants of left ventricular mass in pre-diabetic and type 2 diabetic subjects: the Augsburg Diabetes Family Study
    Bernhard Kuch
    Department of Internal Medicine I Cardiology, Central Hospital of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 30:946-52. 2007
    ..Little is known about sex-specific influences of obesity, hypertension, and other risk factors on left ventricular mass in pre-diabetic or diabetic subjects...
  39. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is admission blood glucose an independent predictor for future type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Am Heart J 159:258-63. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate whether increased blood glucose levels on admission in nondiabetic patients with first AMI are predictive for future T2DM...
  40. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men and women from the general population: the Monitoring Trends and Determinants on Cardiovascular Diseases/Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg Cohort Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Hypertens 26:1809-15. 2008
    ..To examine sex-specific associations between blood pressure levels and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in a representative population sample in Germany...
  41. doi request reprint Differential impact of admission C-reactive protein levels on 28-day mortality risk in patients with ST-elevation versus non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (from the Monitoring Trends and Determinants on Cardiovascular Diseases [MONICA]/Cooperative He
    Bernhard Kuch
    I Medizinische Klinik, Hospital of Augsburg, Teaching Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University München, Augsburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 102:1125-30. 2008
    ..Stratification by AMI type and troponin showed that CRP was a better short-term risk predictor for patients with non-STEMI, and troponin was, for patients with STEMI...
  42. doi request reprint Determinants of the acute-phase protein C-reactive protein in myocardial infarction survivors: the role of comorbidities and environmental factors
    Regina Ruckerl
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem 55:322-35. 2009
    ..A joint analysis of the role of risk factors in predicting mean concentrations and variation of high-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP) in serum has not been carried out previously...
  43. pmc Acute-phase serum amyloid A protein and its implication in the development of type 2 diabetes in the KORA S4/F4 study
    Carola Marzi
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, German Research Centerfor Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 36:1321-6. 2013
    ..We sought to investigate whether elevated levels of acute-phase serum amyloid A (A-SAA) protein precede the onset of type 2 diabetes independently of other risk factors, including parameters of glucose metabolism...
  44. ncbi request reprint APOA5 variants and metabolic syndrome in Caucasians
    Harald Grallert
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Lipid Res 48:2614-21. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the data suggest a different mechanism of APOA5 impact on MetS in Caucasians, as variant c.56C>G (not analyzed in the Japanese study) and not -1131T>C, as in the Japanese subjects, was associated with MetS...
  45. doi request reprint SLC2A9 influences uric acid concentrations with pronounced sex-specific effects
    Angela Doring
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Nat Genet 40:430-6. 2008
    ..The proportion of the variance of serum uric acid concentrations explained by genotypes was about 1.2% in men and 6% in women, and the percentage accounted for by expression levels was 3.5% in men and 15% in women...
  46. pmc Novel biomarkers for pre-diabetes identified by metabolomics
    Rui Wang-Sattler
    Research Unit of Molecular Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
    Mol Syst Biol 8:615. 2012
    ..The expression levels of these enzymes correlate with changes in the metabolite concentrations linked to diabetes. Our results may help developing novel strategies to prevent T2D...
  47. doi request reprint Prognosis and outcomes of elderly (75-84 years) patients with acute myocardial infarction 1-2 years after the event: AMI-elderly study of the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry
    Bernhard Kuch
    I Medizinische Klinik, Hospital of Augsburg, Teaching Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University München, Augsburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 149:205-10. 2011
    ..However, long-term data are limited regarding 'hard' endpoints and quality of life in unselected elderly patients in 'real world' settings...
  48. doi request reprint Intensity of physical exertion and triggering of myocardial infarction: a case-crossover study
    Stephanie von Klot
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:1881-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether the risk of having an AMI triggered by physical exertion exhibits an exposure-response relationship, and whether it varies by ambient temperature or by taking place indoors or outdoors...
  49. doi request reprint Association between different domains of physical activity and markers of inflammation
    Christine Autenrieth
    Institute of Epidemiology, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1706-13. 2009
    ..Physical activity has recently been established as a potential modifier of the inflammatory process, suggesting that it mitigates inflammation and consequently reduces the incidence of several chronic diseases such as cardiovascular events...
  50. doi request reprint Sex- and age-related increase in prevalence rates of death wishes and suicidal ideation in the community: results from the KORA-F3 Augsburg Study with 3,154 men and women, 35 to 84 years of age
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 161:248-52. 2008
    ..The population-based approach demonstrates a substantial proportion of subjects suffering from SID, particularly in older age groups...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and peripheral arterial disease
    C Lamina
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S57-61. 2005
    ..The anti-atherogenic apolipoprotein A-IV will be one of our candidates of interest...
  52. ncbi request reprint Individuals with very low alcohol consumption: a heterogeneous group
    Cornelia Huth
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:6-10. 2007
    ..This study investigated differences regarding degree, duration, and motivation of abstinence within a group of individuals with very low alcohol consumption. Reliability of self-reported alcohol abstinence was examined...
  53. doi request reprint PSEA: Phenotype Set Enrichment Analysis--a new method for analysis of multiple phenotypes
    Janina S Ried
    Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstädter Landstraße 1, Neuherberg, Germany
    Genet Epidemiol 36:244-52. 2012
    ..Its flexible design enables both the use of prior knowledge and the generation of new knowledge on connection of multiple phenotypes. A software program for PSEA based on GWAS results is available upon request...
  54. pmc Reproductive factors and serum uric acid levels in females from the general population: the KORA F4 study
    Doris Stöckl
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32668. 2012
    ..We examined if there are associations between reproductive parameters and uric acid levels in a female population-based sample...
  55. pmc Association between markers of fatty liver disease and impaired glucose regulation in men and women from the general population: the KORA-F4-study
    Ina Maria Rückert
    Institute of Epidemiology II, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e22932. 2011
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint IL6 gene promoter polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes: joint analysis of individual participants' data from 21 studies
    Cornelia Huth
    GSF Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes 55:2915-21. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of apolipoprotein B and A-I in the prediction of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men and women: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:271-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between apolipoprotein B (apoB), A-I (apoA-I), the apoB/apoA-I ratio, and the incidence of coronary events...
  58. doi request reprint Extent of the decrease of 28-day case fatality of hospitalized patients with acute myocardial infarction over 22 years: epidemiological versus clinical view: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg infarction registry
    Bernhard Kuch
    I Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum Augsburg, teaching hospital of Ludwig Maximilians University München, Augsburg, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:313-9. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Disease management programmes for patients with coronary heart disease--an empirical study of German programmes
    Oliver Gapp
    Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Health Policy 88:176-85. 2008
    ..To evaluate healthcare and outcomes of disease management programmes (DMPs) for patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) in primary care, and to assess selection of enrollment for these programmes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Erfurt Male cohort Study (ERFORT Study). Study design and descriptive results
    Joachim Heinrich
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:51-7. 2007
    ..This paper describes the study design, frequency data on cardiovascular and psychosocial factors at baseline survey, and findings of three 5 year follow-up medical examinations. Life status was followed for 30 years...
  61. ncbi request reprint Weight change, weight cycling and mortality in the ERFORT Male Cohort Study
    Peter Rzehak
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:665-73. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of weight change and weight fluctuations on all-cause-mortality in men...
  62. ncbi request reprint The population-based acute myocardial infarction (AMI) registry of the MONICA/KORA study region of Augsburg
    H Lowel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S31-7. 2005
    ..The presented results show positive developments, but underscore the necessity for increased primary prevention...
  63. doi request reprint Reproductive factors, intima media thickness and carotid plaques in a cross-sectional study of postmenopausal women enrolled in the population-based KORA F4 study
    Doris Stöckl
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Womens Health 14:17. 2014
    ..We examined the possible association between reproductive parameters and intima media thickness (IMT) or carotid plaques in the common carotid artery in a population-based sample...
  64. pmc Body fat free mass is associated with the serum metabolite profile in a population-based study
    Carolin Jourdan
    Institute of Epidemiology I, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e40009. 2012
    ..To characterise the influence of the fat free mass on the metabolite profile in serum samples from participants of the population-based KORA (Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg) S4 study...
  65. pmc Socio-economic differences in life expectancy among persons with diabetes mellitus or myocardial infarction: results from the German MONICA/KORA study
    Laura Perna
    Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Centre for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:135. 2010
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  66. pmc High blood pressure, antihypertensive medication and lung function in a general adult population
    Eva Schnabel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Respir Res 12:50. 2011
    ..Thus, aim of this analysis is to determine whether hypertension and antihypertensive medication have an adverse effect on lung function in a general adult population...
  67. ncbi request reprint Leisure time physical activity and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men and women from the general population. The MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study
    C Meisinger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 48:27-34. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine sex-specific associations between leisure time physical activity and incident type 2 diabetes in a representative population sample in Germany...
  68. ncbi request reprint The MONICA Augsburg surveys--basis for prospective cohort studies
    H Lowel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S13-8. 2005
    ....
  69. pmc Effect of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D on risk for type 2 diabetes may be partially mediated by subclinical inflammation: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg study
    Barbara Thorand
    Institute of Epidemiology II, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 34:2320-2. 2011
    ..To assess the association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) and incident type 2 diabetes and to determine whether the association is mediated by subclinical inflammation...
  70. doi request reprint Air temperature and the occurrence of myocardial infarction in Augsburg, Germany
    Kathrin Wolf
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 120:735-42. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine in detail the registry-based myocardial infarction (MI) rates and coronary deaths in relation to air temperature in the area of Augsburg, Germany...
  71. ncbi request reprint The endotoxin receptor TLR4 polymorphism is not associated with diabetes or components of the metabolic syndrome
    Thomas Illig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes 52:2861-4. 2003
  72. doi request reprint Quality of life several years after myocardial infarction: comparing the MONICA/KORA registry to the general population
    Bernd Schweikert
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 30:436-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of myocardial infarction (MI) on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in MI survivors measured by EuroQol (EQ-5D) and to compare it with the general population...
  73. doi request reprint Sex differences in patient-reported symptoms associated with myocardial infarction (from the population-based MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry)
    Inge Kirchberger
    MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Central Hospital of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 107:1585-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, women and men did not differ regarding the chief AMI symptoms of chest pain or feelings of tightness or pressure and diaphoresis. However, women were more likely to have additional symptoms...
  74. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies three loci associated with mean platelet volume
    Christa Meisinger
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Hum Genet 84:66-71. 2009
    ..These findings may not only enhance our understanding of platelet activation and function, but may also provide a focus for several novel research avenues...
  75. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction according to presenting electrocardiogram (from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Myocardial Infarction--Registry)
    Bernhard Kuch
    I Med Klinik, Hospital of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 100:1056-60. 2007
    ....
  76. pmc Retinol-binding protein 4 is associated with prediabetes in adults from the general population: the Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg (KORA) F4 Study
    Christa Meisinger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 34:1648-50. 2011
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  77. ncbi request reprint Regional disparities of hypertension prevalence and management within Germany
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Register, Augsburg, Germany
    J Hypertens 24:293-9. 2006
    ..To investigate regional variations in the prevalence and management of hypertension in two communities in the north-east and the south-west of Germany...
  78. ncbi request reprint Plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein, a strong predictor for acute coronary heart disease events in apparently healthy, middle-aged men from the general population
    Christa Meisinger
    GSF The National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 112:651-7. 2005
    ..Oxidized LDL (oxLDL) is thought to play a key role in the inflammatory response in the arterial vessel wall...
  79. doi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy in Germany. Results of three national surveys from 1997 to 2003
    Margit Heier
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Maturitas 62:9-15. 2009
    ..To determine regional variations in the prevalence and applied therapy regimes of current menopausal hormone therapy (HT) in Germany...
  80. ncbi request reprint Prolonged recruitment efforts in health surveys: effects on response, costs, and potential bias
    Rolf Holle
    Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 17:639-43. 2006
    ..We investigated the interrelation of recruitment efforts and expense with potential nonresponse bias based on data from a large health survey...
  81. ncbi request reprint IL-6 promoter polymorphisms and quantitative traits related to the metabolic syndrome in KORA S4
    Harald Grallert
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Germany
    Exp Gerontol 41:737-45. 2006
    ..The association with height seems to be the central factor indicating an influence of IL-6 on growth through impaired bone metabolism. However, the complex relationships need further investigation...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and demographic evolution exemplified for cardiovascular diseases in Germany]
    Hannelore Lowel
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Neuherberg
    Med Klin (Munich) 101:804-11. 2006
    ..Therefore, the theme number 1 for the population must be intensified activities of primary prevention...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of hypertension in Germany. Selected results of population-representative cross-sectional studies]
    H Lowel
    Institut fur Epidemiologie, GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Neuherberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2586-91. 2006
    ..The mortality rate from cardiovascular disease is higher in northern than southern Germany. To illuminate this further current epidemiological data on arterial hypertension were obtained and compared with previously collected data...
  84. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the USF1 gene are associated with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in women: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg case-cohort study, 1984-2002
    C Holzapfel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Center Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:407-16. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to examine the associations between USF1 polymorphisms and lipid parameters as well as incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in German Caucasians...
  85. ncbi request reprint Soluble thrombomodulin as a predictor of type 2 diabetes: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg case-cohort study, 1984-1998
    B Thorand
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 50:545-8. 2007
    ..Since CHD and type 2 diabetes share many risk factors, the aim of this study was to assess whether elevated sTM levels are associated with a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Case-cohort studies: an effective design for the investigation of biomarkers as risk factors for chronic diseases--demonstrated by the example of the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Case-Cohort Study 1984-2002]
    B Thorand
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S98-102. 2005
    ..Furthermore, results obtained in the full cohort for selected exposures are compared with results obtained in the case-cohort study...
  87. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase is a predictor of incident coronary events in apparently healthy men from the general population
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Stenglinstr 2, D 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 189:297-302. 2006
    ..To investigate whether serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) is an independent predictor for incident coronary events in initially healthy men from the general population...
  88. ncbi request reprint [Sex specific trends of sudden cardiac death and acute myocardial infarction: results of the population-based KORA/MONICA-Augsburg register 1985 to 1998]
    H Lowel
    GSF Institut für Epidemiologie, Neuherberg, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:2311-6. 2002
    ..For the MONICA Augsburg population, MI-morbidity, mortality, and 28-day case fatality and their determinants were assessed by gender, and suggestions for an intensified acute care program were presented...
  89. ncbi request reprint Influence of antihypertensive therapy and blood pressure control on left ventricular geometry and function in subjects with type II diabetes: The Augsburg Diabetes Family Study
    B Kuch
    Department of Internal Medicine I Cardiology, Central Hospital of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
    J Hum Hypertens 20:757-64. 2006
    ....
  90. doi request reprint 20-year trends in clinical characteristics, therapy and short-term prognosis in acute myocardial infarction according to presenting electrocardiogram: the MONICA/KORA AMI Registry (1985-2004)
    B Kuch
    I Medizinische Klinik, Hospital of Augsburg, Teaching Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University München, Augsburg, Germany
    J Intern Med 264:254-64. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which evidence-based beneficial therapy is applied in practice, whether this is changing over time and is associated with improved outcomes...
  91. ncbi request reprint Predictivity of allergic sensitization (RAST) for the onset of allergic diseases in adults
    Y Schoefer
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Allergy 63:81-6. 2008
    ..Specific IgE antibodies are often detected without any clinical manifestation of allergies. We aimed to analyse the predictivity of allergic sensitization for incident symptoms of allergic diseases in adults during a 10-year follow-up...
  92. doi request reprint Effect of chronic kidney disease and comorbid conditions on health care costs: A 10-year observational study in a general population
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich, Germany
    Am J Nephrol 31:222-9. 2010
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common, but the longitudinal effects of CKD and associated comorbidities on health care costs in the general population are unknown...
  93. ncbi request reprint Variants of the transcription factor 7-like 2 gene (TCF7L2) are strongly associated with type 2 diabetes but not with the metabolic syndrome in the MONICA/KORA surveys
    C Marzi
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Horm Metab Res 39:46-52. 2007
    ..These findings support replication evidence that TCF7L2 variants increase type 2 diabetes risk. TCF7L2 may primarily affect pancreatic beta cell function...
  94. doi request reprint Time trends in type 2 diabetes patients' disease management and outcomes: evidence from two KORA surveys in Germany
    M Schunk
    Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Neuherberg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 117:88-94. 2009
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in the leukemia-associated Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (ARHGEF12) gene are not associated with T2DM and related parameters in Caucasians (KORA study)
    C Holzapfel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, D 85764, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:R1-5. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Association of ankle-brachial index and plaques in the carotid and femoral arteries with cardiovascular events and total mortality in a population-based study with 13 years of follow-up
    Claudia Lamina
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:2580-7. 2006
    ....
  97. pmc Nurse-based case management for aged patients with myocardial infarction: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Inge Kirchberger
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 10:29. 2010
    ..The programme is expected to influence patient readmission, mortality and quality of life, and thus to reduce health care costs compared with usual care. In this paper the study protocol is described...
  98. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen genes modify the fibrinogen response to ambient particulate matter
    Annette Peters
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:484-91. 2009
    ..Ambient particulate matter has been associated with systemic inflammation indicated by blood markers such as fibrinogen, implicated in promoting atherothrombosis...
  99. doi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory responses in myocardial infarction survivors
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 19:391-400. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the association between air temperature and C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and fibrinogen in postmyocardial infarction patients...
  100. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and impaired glucose regulation in 35-59-year-old individuals in Southern Germany: the KORA F4 Study
    C Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry, Augsburg, Germany
    Diabet Med 27:360-2. 2010
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Increased concentrations of C-reactive protein and IL-6 but not IL-18 are independently associated with incident coronary events in middle-aged men and women: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg case-cohort study, 1984-2002
    Wolfgang Koenig
    Department of Internal Medicine II Cardiology, University of Ulm Medical Center, Ulm, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:2745-51. 2006
    ....