Duk Hee Lee

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Affiliation: Kyungpook National University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among non-diabetic adults: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    D H Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, 700 422, South Korea
    Diabetologia 50:1841-51. 2007
  2. pmc Association of low-dose exposure to persistent organic pollutants with global DNA hypomethylation in healthy Koreans
    Keon Yeop Kim
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 118:370-4. 2010
  3. pmc Association of homocysteine levels with blood lead levels and micronutrients in the US general population
    Yu Mi Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:387-93. 2012
  4. pmc Interaction Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and C-reactive Protein in Estimating Insulin Resistance Among Non-diabetic Adults
    Ki Su Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:62-9. 2012
  5. pmc Associations between organochlorine pesticides and vitamin D deficiency in the U.S. population
    Jin Hoon Yang
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 7:e30093. 2012
  6. pmc Associations of serum ferritin and transferrin % saturation with all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey follow-up study
    Ki Su Kim
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:196-203. 2012
  7. pmc Association between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and self-reported cardiovascular disease prevalence: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Myung Hwa Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1204-9. 2007
  8. pmc Associations among organochlorine pesticides, Methanobacteriales, and obesity in Korean women
    Hae Sook Lee
    Department of Public Health Graduate School, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 6:e27773. 2011
  9. pmc Associations between cigarette smoking and total mortality differ depending on serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants among the elderly
    Yu Mi Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:1122-8. 2013
  10. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and obesity-related metabolic dysfunction: focusing on type 2 diabetes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012002. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among non-diabetic adults: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    D H Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, 700 422, South Korea
    Diabetologia 50:1841-51. 2007
    ..Restricted to non-diabetic participants, we now investigate the relationship between POPs and the metabolic syndrome, a prediabetic state...
  2. pmc Association of low-dose exposure to persistent organic pollutants with global DNA hypomethylation in healthy Koreans
    Keon Yeop Kim
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 118:370-4. 2010
    ..Whether these associations extend to a population with much lower concentrations of POPs is not known...
  3. pmc Association of homocysteine levels with blood lead levels and micronutrients in the US general population
    Yu Mi Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:387-93. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the interactions between micronutrients and blood lead on homocysteine levels...
  4. pmc Interaction Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and C-reactive Protein in Estimating Insulin Resistance Among Non-diabetic Adults
    Ki Su Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:62-9. 2012
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  5. pmc Associations between organochlorine pesticides and vitamin D deficiency in the U.S. population
    Jin Hoon Yang
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 7:e30093. 2012
    ..This study was performed to examine if serum concentrations of OC pesticides were associated with serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) in the U.S. general population...
  6. pmc Associations of serum ferritin and transferrin % saturation with all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey follow-up study
    Ki Su Kim
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:196-203. 2012
    ..This study was performed to examine the association of serum ferritin and transferrin saturation (%TS) with all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality...
  7. pmc Association between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and self-reported cardiovascular disease prevalence: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Myung Hwa Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1204-9. 2007
    ..There is now increasing evidence that exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) can contribute to the development of inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis...
  8. pmc Associations among organochlorine pesticides, Methanobacteriales, and obesity in Korean women
    Hae Sook Lee
    Department of Public Health Graduate School, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 6:e27773. 2011
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  9. pmc Associations between cigarette smoking and total mortality differ depending on serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants among the elderly
    Yu Mi Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:1122-8. 2013
    ..Our study suggests that the background exposure to several POPs may be related to variability in smoking-related total mortality. ..
  10. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and obesity-related metabolic dysfunction: focusing on type 2 diabetes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012002. 2012
    ..If all these findings on POPs are true, it suggests that any effort to reduce the external and internal exposure to POPs would be necessary to decrease the social burden of type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the use of gastric cancer screening services in Korea: the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008 (KNHANES IV)
    Ji Yeon Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:3773-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, we explored barriers to and predictors of gastric cancer screening participation among a nationally representative sample...
  12. doi request reprint Associations of persistent organic pollutants with abdominal obesity in the elderly: The Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS) study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Environ Int 40:170-8. 2012
    ..In animal experiments, persistent organic pollutants (POPs) have induced visceral obesity. To address this possibility in humans, we evaluated associations between POPs and abdominal obesity both cross-sectionally and prospectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Can persistent organic pollutants explain the association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and type 2 diabetes?
    D H Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Diabetologia 51:402-7. 2008
    ..Our hypothesis can be tested in both prospective studies and toxicological studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and insulin resistance among nondiabetic adults: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, Korea 700 422
    Diabetes Care 30:622-8. 2007
    ..S population with background exposure to POPs. Here, we investigated POPs and insulin resistance, a frequent pathogenic precursor of type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Extended analyses of the association between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and diabetes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Diabetes Care 30:1596-8. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Is serum gamma-glutamyltransferase an exposure marker of xenobiotics? Empirical evidence with polycylic aromatic hydrocarbon
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Clin Chem Lab Med 47:860-2. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Is serum gamma-glutamyltransferase a marker of exposure to various environmental pollutants?
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Free Radic Res 43:533-7. 2009
    ..As a marker of the amount of conjugated xenobiotics, recent epidemiological findings about serum GGT imply the possibility of harmful effects of various environmental pollutants at background levels currently regarded as safe...
  18. pmc Association of serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants with the prevalence of learning disability and attention deficit disorder
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:591-6. 2007
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  19. pmc Hypothesis: a unifying mechanism for nutrition and chemicals as lifelong modulators of DNA hypomethylation
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1799-802. 2009
    ..However, these two environmental factors cannot be separated from each other in the real world because a number of chemical agents contaminate food chains...
  20. pmc Association of organochlorine pesticides with peripheral neuropathy in patients with diabetes or impaired fasting glucose
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Diabetes 57:3108-11. 2008
    ..This study was performed to explore whether POPs are associated with peripheral neuropathy, a common long-term complication of diabetes, in people with glucose abnormalities...
  21. ncbi request reprint A strong dose-response relation between serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and diabetes: results from the National Health and Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, Korea 700 422
    Diabetes Care 29:1638-44. 2006
    ..Low-level exposure to some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) has recently become a focus because of their possible link with the risk of diabetes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the serum ferritin and percentage of transferrin saturation as exposure markers of iron-driven oxidative stress-related disease outcomes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, South Korea
    Am Heart J 151:1247.e1-7. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase predicts non-fatal myocardial infarction and fatal coronary heart disease among 28,838 middle-aged men and women
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, South Korea 700 422
    Eur Heart J 27:2170-6. 2006
    ..This study examined if serum GGT predicted coronary heart disease (CHD), especially differentiating non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) and fatal CHD event, among the general population or participants with type-2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase: new insights about an old enzyme
    D H Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:884-6. 2009
    ..If the associations of serum GGT with environmental chemicals were confirmed, it could have an enormous impact on public health because it would indicate that exposure to mixed chemicals at very low levels may not actually be safe...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is serum gamma glutamyltransferase a marker of oxidative stress?
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Free Radic Res 38:535-9. 2004
    ..Even though studies on serum and/or cellular GGT is at a beginning stage, our epidemiological findings suggest that serum GGT might be useful in studying oxidative stress-related issues in both epidemiological and clinical settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and C-reactive protein
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    Atherosclerosis 178:327-30. 2005
    ..9, and BMI> or =30. The strong association of serum GGT and CRP suggest that further studies on cellular and/or serum GGT might help to elucidate the association between oxidative stress and inflammation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase within its normal range predicts a chronic elevation of alanine aminotransferase: a four year follow-up study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, 700 422, South Korea
    Free Radic Res 39:589-93. 2005
    ..Since oxidative stress plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of various liver diseases, serum GGT may predict development of liver damage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase: an effect modifier in the association between age and hypertension in a 4-year follow-up study
    D H Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook University, Daegu, Korea
    J Hum Hypertens 18:803-7. 2004
    ..03). Our data supported the hypothesis that the effect of age on the development of hypertension differed by baseline GGT level, although the underlying mechanism for this interaction is unclear...
  29. ncbi request reprint A strong secular trend in serum gamma-glutamyltransferase from 1996 to 2003 among South Korean men
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 163:57-65. 2006
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  30. pmc Graded associations of blood lead and urinary cadmium concentrations with oxidative-stress-related markers in the U.S. population: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 114:350-4. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Common presence of non-transferrin-bound iron among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Diabetes Care 29:1090-5. 2006
    ..Because vitamin C may cause oxidative stress in the presence of redox active iron, we hypothesized that non-transferrin-bound iron (NTBI), a form of iron susceptible to redox activity, may be present in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint gamma-Glutamyltransferase, obesity, and the risk of type 2 diabetes: observational cohort study among 20,158 middle-aged men and women
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 1Ga Dongin Dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, South Korea 700 422
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5410-4. 2004
    ..In conclusion, in women as well as men, serum GGT level within its normal range predicted type 2 diabetes and may modify the well-known association between body mass index and type 2 diabetes...
  33. doi request reprint Relationship between serum concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and metabolic syndrome among non-diabetic adults
    Sun Kyun Park
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:1-8. 2010
    ..This study was performed to investigate if organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) were associated with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance among non-diabetes...
  34. doi request reprint Persistent organic pollutants and hyperuricemia in the U.S. general population
    Yu Mi Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 230:1-5. 2013
    ..Background exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) has emerged as a new risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS), while hyperuricemia is associated with MetS through unclear mechanisms...
  35. doi request reprint [Association between gamma-glutamyltransferase and hypertension incidence in rural prehypertensive adults]
    Jun Hyun Hwang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:18-25. 2010
    ..This prospective cohort study was performed to examine if serum gamma-glutamyltrasferase (GGT) within a normal range can predict the future risk of hypertension among prehypertensive adults...
  36. doi request reprint Low-dose persistent organic pollutants increased telomere length in peripheral leukocytes of healthy Koreans
    Ji Yeon Shin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 101 Dongin dong, Jung Gu, Daegu, 700 422 Korea
    Mutagenesis 25:511-6. 2010
    ..We found that telomere length was increasing across low doses of exposure to POPs in which the majority of study subjects were found, suggesting that low-dose POPs may act as a tumour promoter in carcinogenesis in humans...
  37. ncbi request reprint A strong interaction between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and obesity on the risk of prevalent type 2 diabetes: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Ji Sun Lim
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Clin Chem 53:1092-8. 2007
    ..We investigated possible interactions between serum GGT and body mass index (BMI) and their effects on the risk of prevalent type 2 diabetes and homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) insulin resistance...
  38. doi request reprint Background exposure to persistent organic pollutants predicts stroke in the elderly
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Environ Int 47:115-20. 2012
    ..0 (1.1-14.6) for OC pesticides; corresponding ORs for those ≥ 95th percentile were 7.8 (2.1-29.6) and 9.5 (2.3-38.9). Background exposure to POPs may play an important role in development or progression of stroke in the elderly...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and cardiovascular mortality varies by age: the Minnesota Heart Survey
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Jung Gu, Daegu, South Korea
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:16-20. 2009
    ..Although serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) predicted cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in prospective studies and may be useful in risk assessment, prediction in older adults was weaker in several studies...
  40. pmc Low dose organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls predict obesity, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance among people free of diabetes
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 6:e15977. 2011
    ..The current study examined if low dose POPs predicted future adiposity, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance among controls without diabetes in that study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase was differently associated with microalbuminuria by status of hypertension or diabetes: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Clin Chem 51:1185-91. 2005
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  42. ncbi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase, alcohol, and blood pressure. A four year follow-up study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kosin University, Pusan, South Korea
    Ann Epidemiol 12:90-6. 2002
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  43. ncbi request reprint Interaction among heme iron, zinc, and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of lung cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Nutr Cancer 52:130-7. 2005
    ..This finding may be of particular importance to smokers, for whom vitamin C supplementation is a common recommendation...
  44. pmc Positive associations of serum concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls or organochlorine pesticides with self-reported arthritis, especially rheumatoid type, in women
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 115:883-8. 2007
    ..In addition, as metabolic change due to obesity has been proposed as one mechanism of osteoarthritis (OA), POPs stored in adipose tissue may be also associated with OA...
  45. ncbi request reprint [The association between serum GGT level within normal range and risk factors of cardiovascular diseases]
    Ji Seun Lim
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:101-6. 2005
    ..We conducted this study to examine the association between serum GGT levels within the normal range and the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases..
  46. ncbi request reprint Is serum gamma-glutamyltransferase inversely associated with serum antioxidants as a marker of oxidative stress?
    Ji Seun Lim
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:1018-23. 2004
    ..These associations were similarly observed among most subgroups. In conclusion, the current and previous studies strongly suggest that serum GGT level within its normal range may be an early marker of oxidative stress...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of serum carotenoids and tocopherols with gamma-glutamyltransferase: the Cardiovascular Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Clin Chem 50:582-8. 2004
    ..To further examine the role of GGT in relation to oxidative stress, we investigated the association between serum carotenoids and tocopherols, which have antioxidant properties, and serum GGT...
  48. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in plasma predict development of type 2 diabetes in the elderly: the prospective investigation of the vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS) study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Diabetes Care 34:1778-84. 2011
    ..However, evidence from prospective studies is sparse. This study was performed to evaluate prospective associations of type 2 diabetes with selected POPs among the elderly...
  49. pmc Differential associations of weight dynamics with coronary artery calcium versus common carotid artery intima-media thickness: The CARDIA Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 172:180-9. 2010
    ..Surprisingly, CAC risk was higher with BMI loss and lower with BMI gain, whereas associations with IMT were as expected...
  50. ncbi request reprint Heme iron, zinc and upper digestive tract cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Int J Cancer 117:643-7. 2005
    ..Higher intake of heme iron is associated with higher risk, while higher intake of zinc is associated with lower, risk of upper digestive tract cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Associations of non alcoholic fatty liver with the metabolic syndrome and serum carotenoids]
    Sun Kyun Park
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:39-44. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the associations of non alcoholic fatty liver with metabolic syndrome and the serum carotenoids...
  52. pmc Association of brominated flame retardants with diabetes and metabolic syndrome in the U.S. population, 2003-2004
    Ji Sun Lim
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Diabetes Care 31:1802-7. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional associations of serum concentrations of BFRs with diabetes and metabolic syndrome were studied...
  53. ncbi request reprint Heme iron, zinc, alcohol consumption, and colon cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:403-7. 2004
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  54. ncbi request reprint [Factors affecting re-smoking in male workers]
    Jin Hoon Yang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University and Heath Promotion Research Center
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:208-14. 2005
    ..This study was performed to examine the factors affecting re-smoking in male workers...
  55. pmc Low dose of some persistent organic pollutants predicts type 2 diabetes: a nested case-control study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1235-42. 2010
    ..Low doses of some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) associate cross-sectionally with type 2 diabetes, whereas associations with high POP exposures are inconsistent...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does mortality risk of cigarette smoking depend on serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants? Prospective investigation of the vasculature in Uppsala seniors (PIVUS) study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea BK21 Plus KNU Biomedical Convergence Program, Department of Biomedical Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    PLoS ONE 9:e95937. 2014
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  57. doi request reprint Associations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in visceral vs. subcutaneous adipose tissue with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance
    Ki Su Kim
    Department of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Chemosphere 94:151-7. 2014
    ..0, 2.1, and 5.7 (P trend=0.08) for PCBs with 5 or less chlorides. This study generally confirmed previous findings using serum concentrations. It would be useful to study pharmacodynamics of POPs in VAT and SAT further. ..
  58. pmc Associations of serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants with the prevalence of periodontal disease and subpopulations of white blood cells
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Research Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1558-62. 2008
    ..Persistent organic pollutants (POPs), which are endocrine disruptors that accumulate in adipose tissue, can increase the risk of periodontal disease through the disturbance of the immune system...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy and coronary artery calcification in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Seong Su Moon
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Jungu, Daegu, Korea
    Endocr J 57:445-54. 2010
    ..This may help to explain the excess cardiovascular mortality seen in diabetic patients with CAN...
  60. pmc Epidemiological findings of hepatitis B infection based on 1998 National Health and Nutrition Survey in Korea
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kosin University, Busan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 17:457-62. 2002
    ..Our study suggested that there might be another transmission route of HBV, which is possibly related to diet...
  61. doi request reprint [The association of central obesity with type 2 diabetes among Koreans according to the serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level: Korean genome and epidemiology study]
    Ji Yeon Shin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 42:386-91. 2009
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  62. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid synthesis due to L-gulono-1,4-lactone oxidase expression enhances NO production in endothelial cells
    Hyo Jung Kim
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Junggu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 345:1657-62. 2006
    ..The present study strongly suggests that intracellular AA plays critical roles in vascular physiology through enhancing endothelial NO production...
  63. pmc Nationwide cancer incidence in Korea, 2003-2005
    Young Joo Won
    The Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Cancer Res Treat 41:122-31. 2009
    ..To estimate the current cancer burden in Korea, newly diagnosed cancer cases and cancer incidence rates were calculated for the years 2003~2005...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Relationships among Oxidative Stress Markers, Life Style Factors and Biochemical Findings.]
    Yu Kyung Kim
    Department of Clinical Pathology, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Korean J Lab Med 26:343-50. 2006
    ..This paper presents data on levels of three biomarkers, oxidized low-density lipoproteins (LDL), carbonyl, and 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), and a number of life style factors associated with oxidative stress in healthy adults...
  65. ncbi request reprint Latent period best predicts acetabular cup failure after total hip arthroplasties in radiated hips
    Myung Rae Cho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Daegu Catholic University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 438:165-70. 2005
    ..72 times when the latent period was greater than 1 year, after adjusting for other predictors. The latent period might be helpful for clinicians in choosing a treatment method for patients...