Rachel Dankner

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Waist circumference vs body mass index in association with cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy men and women: a cross sectional analysis of 403 subjects
    Shiri Sherf Dagan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Nutr J 12:12. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The metabolic deterioration that antedates diabetes: personal trajectories of HbA(1c) and fasting glucose as early indicators and possible triggers for intervention
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:1-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effect of administrative cessation of the use of ipratropium bromide in the treatment of acute asthma attacks in the emergency department
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Asthma 48:1063-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Basal state hyperinsulinemia in healthy normoglycemic adults heralds dysglycemia after more than two decades of follow up
    R Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:618-24. 2012
  5. pmc Diabetes, glucose control, glucose lowering medications, and cancer risk: a 10-year population-based historical cohort
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    BMC Cancer 12:364. 2012
  6. pmc Physical activity is inversely associated with total homocysteine levels, independent of C677T MTHFR genotype and plasma B vitamins
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Age (Dordr) 29:219-27. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and plasma homocysteine levels in adult males and females
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:78-82. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Undetected type 2 diabetes in older adults
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Age Ageing 38:56-62. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of stable atrial fibrillation in the emergency department: a population-based comparison of electrical direct-current versus pharmacological cardioversion or conservative management
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Cardiology 112:270-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin is associated with homocysteine in elderly men and women, and with 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) in a sex-dependent manner
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
    Metabolism 59:1767-74. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Waist circumference vs body mass index in association with cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy men and women: a cross sectional analysis of 403 subjects
    Shiri Sherf Dagan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Nutr J 12:12. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the associations of BMI and waist circumference with cardiorespiratory fitness...
  2. doi request reprint The metabolic deterioration that antedates diabetes: personal trajectories of HbA(1c) and fasting glucose as early indicators and possible triggers for intervention
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:1-7. 2013
    ..We predict that analysis of personal trajectories of glucose and of HbA(1c) will promote earlier intervention and a greater reduction in disease complications than current standards, which are based on population-based norms...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of administrative cessation of the use of ipratropium bromide in the treatment of acute asthma attacks in the emergency department
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Asthma 48:1063-8. 2011
    ..The anticholinergic agent ipratropium bromide has demonstrated effectiveness in the treatment of severe asthma exacerbations...
  4. doi request reprint Basal state hyperinsulinemia in healthy normoglycemic adults heralds dysglycemia after more than two decades of follow up
    R Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:618-24. 2012
    ..In a preliminary report, we found an association between hyperinsulinemia in the basal (fasting) state and the development of diabetes...
  5. pmc Diabetes, glucose control, glucose lowering medications, and cancer risk: a 10-year population-based historical cohort
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    BMC Cancer 12:364. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Physical activity is inversely associated with total homocysteine levels, independent of C677T MTHFR genotype and plasma B vitamins
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Age (Dordr) 29:219-27. 2007
    ..This study emphasizes the importance of maintaining a physically active lifestyle in the elderly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and plasma homocysteine levels in adult males and females
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:78-82. 2009
    ..Physical activity, known to reduce CVD risk, has been related to levels of Hcy. Recently, higher Hcy was shown to be associated with lower cardiovascular fitness in women but not in men...
  8. doi request reprint Undetected type 2 diabetes in older adults
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Age Ageing 38:56-62. 2009
    ..early detection and prompt treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) may reduce the complications and burden associated with the disease...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of stable atrial fibrillation in the emergency department: a population-based comparison of electrical direct-current versus pharmacological cardioversion or conservative management
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Cardiology 112:270-8. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin is associated with homocysteine in elderly men and women, and with 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) in a sex-dependent manner
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
    Metabolism 59:1767-74. 2010
    ..5). This study demonstrated a positive association between homocysteine and adiponectin in both elderly men and women and a statistically significant association between adiponectin and MTHFR C677T genotypes in women only...
  11. pmc The effect of an educational intervention on coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients' participation rate in cardiac rehabilitation programs: a controlled health care trial
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:60. 2011
    ..This report describes a comprehensive and low cost educational intervention designed to increase the attendance at cardiac rehabilitation programs of patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance status and 20 year cancer incidence
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:592-6. 2007
    ..Type 2 diabetes, an extreme state of glucose intolerance, has been found to be associated with cancer mortality; less is known about impaired glucose tolerance and cancer incidence...
  13. ncbi request reprint A survey of sports injuries among a convenience sample of Israeli athletes
    R Dankner
    Health Services Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy, Ministry of Health, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:508-10. 2001
    ..In order to promote prevention of sports-related injuries, the magnitude of the problem must first be identified and the incidence and severity of sports injuries described...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Health-related quality of life of Israeli heart patients according to the MacNew heart disease specific instrument]
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Harefuah 150:760-4, 816. 2011
    ..The disease-specific instrument, MacNew heart disease HRQL questionnaire (MacNew), is designed specifically to evaluate HRQL among heart patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cardiac and noncardiac mortality among 14,697 patients with coronary heart disease
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 91:121-7. 2003
    ..Because of the similarity of antecedent predictors, treatment of risk factors among patients with coronary heart disease should prove valuable for the prevention of all-cause mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint [By the sweat of your brow shall you eat bread: a blessing or a curse?]
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 144:45-50, 70, 69. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Life-style habits and homocysteine levels in an elderly population
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:437-42. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that there is an association between physical activity, life-style habits and plasma Hcy levels in an elderly population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recompression treatment of Red Sea diving accidents: a 23-year summary
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin J Sport Med 15:253-6. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc Basal-state hyperinsulinemia in healthy normoglycemic adults is predictive of type 2 diabetes over a 24-year follow-up: a preliminary report
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Care 32:1464-6. 2009
    ..CONCLUSIONS Basal hyperinsulinemia in normoglycemic adults constitutes an independent risk factor for developing dysglycemia over 24 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of risk factor time trends in the steep decline of CHD mortality between two Israeli cohort studies
    Yariv Gerber
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Medical Faculty, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, PO Box 39040, Israel
    Prev Med 41:85-91. 2005
    ..Over the past few decades, a sizable monotonous decrease in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates was evident in Israel. Our purpose was to evaluate the association of risk factor time trends with this decline...
  21. pmc Effect of elevated basal insulin on cancer incidence and mortality in cancer incident patients: the Israel GOH 29-year follow-up study
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Diabetes Care 35:1538-43. 2012
    ..Recent evidence has suggested that some treatments for diabetes are associated with an increased cancer risk. Less is known about the association between endogenous insulin in the prediabetes state and cancer risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and ethnicity play a role in all-cause mortality
    Flora Lubin
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nutr 133:1180-5. 2003
    ..53 (95% CI: 0.29-0.97)]. Smoking, increased systolic BP, older age and male sex increased mortality risk. We conclude that in our study, although ethnic origin and lifestyle habits are interrelated, each affects mortality independently...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting the 20-year diabetes incidence rate
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:551-8. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of various glucose-related clinical measurements in predicting the 20-year risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in an elderly population...
  24. ncbi request reprint [A multicenter intervention study on referral to cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a 1-year follow-up of rehabilitation rates among USSR-born and veteran Israeli patients]
    Yulia Gendler
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 151:511-7, 558, 557. 2012
    ..Despite evidence on the benefits of participating in cardiac-rehabilitation (CR) following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and the inclusion of CR in the basic "Health Basket", referral and uptake of CR in Israel remain low...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary intervention for control of diabetes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
    Ohad Cohen
    Institute of Endocrinology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:195-200. 2003
    ..The means of all values of FBG and of hemoglobin A1c were significantly higher among patients with complications (n=49) than in those without (P=0.01)...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Measurement and assessment of habitual physical activity in epidemiological studies]
    Gie Ken-Dror
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 144:200-5, 230, 229. 2005
    ..A self-administered questionnaire must be suited to respondents' ages and education levels. Detailed questionnaires/interviews place a considerable burden on subjects...
  27. doi request reprint Different effects of apolipoprotein A5 SNPs and haplotypes on triglyceride concentration in three ethnic origins
    Gie Ken-Dror
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hum Genet 55:300-7. 2010
    ..These results suggest that different SNPs in ApoA5 polymorphisms may be associated with triglyceride concentration and CVD in each of these ethnic origins...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Development of a Hebrew questionnaire to be used in epidemiological studies to assess physical fitness--validation against sub maximal stress test and predicted VO2max]
    Gie Ken-Dror
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 143:566-72, 623. 2004
    ..This instrument can be adapted for the particular studied population, and in terms of accuracy it is both reliable and valid...
  29. ncbi request reprint Civilian doctors in military clinics--outsourcing for better medicine
    Rachel Dankner
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Mil Med 172:75-8. 2007
    ..To determine whether outsourcing of medical consulting services could improve the quality of medical treatment in military primary care clinics...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Sports injuries among children]
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 141:89-92, 123. 2002
    ..In order to reduce the incidence and severity of sports injuries in Israel, there is a necessity to improve the level of information regarding such injuries through the establishment of a national sports injury surveillance system...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation outcome of elderly patients after a first stroke: effect of cognitive status at admission on the functional outcome
    Raphael J Heruti
    Health Service Research Unit, Gertner Institute, Ministry of Health, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:742-9. 2002
    ..To assess whether, and to what extent, cognitive outcome relates to overall functional outcome among elderly stroke patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Can 'personalized diagnostics' promote earlier intervention for dysglycaemia? Hypothesis ready for testing
    Rachel Dankner
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 26:7-9. 2010
    ..That the first line therapies are so effective, safe and simple make these more sensitive approaches very attractive...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of health care services for career soldiers throughout the world
    Racheli Magnezi
    Medical Service and Supply Center, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Mil Med 170:995-8. 2005
    ..In most countries, career soldiers receive better health care services than civilians, especially in countries with military rule or under military threat...
  34. doi request reprint Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia: is hyperinsulinemia the cart or the horse?
    Michael H Shanik
    Division of Endocrinology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Lake Success, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:S262-8. 2008
    ..5) Many patients with insulinoma who have elevated basal levels of insulin have reduced (but not absent) responsiveness to administered insulin. In summary, hyperinsulinemia is often both a result and a driver of insulin resistance...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Pre-participation screening of individuals engaging in noncompetitive physical activity]
    Mickey Scheinowitz
    Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 147:611-7, 662, 661. 2008
    ....