Sandra J Lewis

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Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of self-reported diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors in a national survey in the US population: SHIELD (Study to Help Improve Early evaluation and management of risk factors Leading to Diabetes)
    Harold E Bays
    Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:277. 2007
  2. pmc Lipid-lowering therapy: who can benefit?
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 7:525-34. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint An urgent matter-identifying your patients' cardiovascular risk and improving their outcomes. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease: the importance of reaching target goals with statin therapy
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:S32-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Do endocrine treatments for breast cancer have a negative impact on lipid profiles and cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women?
    Sandra Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am Heart J 153:182-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular disease as a woman ages
    Sandra J Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, and Legacy Heart Institute, Portland, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:147-51. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis: a practitioner's guide for 2008
    Sandra J Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Am J Med 122:S38-50. 2009
  7. pmc Atherosclerosis profile and incidence of cardiovascular events: a population-based survey
    Jennifer G Robinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:46. 2009
  8. pmc Underutilisation of cardiovascular medications among at-risk individuals
    S J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 64:604-10. 2010
  9. pmc Self-reported diagnosis of heart disease: results from the SHIELD study
    S J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 63:726-34. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Knowledge of heart disease risk among SHIELD respondents with dyslipidemia
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:207-12. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Prevalence of self-reported diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors in a national survey in the US population: SHIELD (Study to Help Improve Early evaluation and management of risk factors Leading to Diabetes)
    Harold E Bays
    Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:277. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Lipid-lowering therapy: who can benefit?
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 7:525-34. 2011
    ..Additional evidence suggests that statins may halt or slow atherosclerotic disease progression. Recent evidence confirms the pivotal role of statins in primary and secondary prevention...
  3. ncbi request reprint An urgent matter-identifying your patients' cardiovascular risk and improving their outcomes. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease: the importance of reaching target goals with statin therapy
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:S32-40. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Do endocrine treatments for breast cancer have a negative impact on lipid profiles and cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women?
    Sandra Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am Heart J 153:182-8. 2007
    ..However, the effects of other AIs on lipid values are variable, and any relationship with cardiovascular events in long-term studies is currently unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular disease as a woman ages
    Sandra J Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, and Legacy Heart Institute, Portland, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:147-51. 2007
    ..The prevalence of heart disease and hypertension are increased in postmenopausal women. Gynecologists who have the role of primary care clinicians need to be aware of these risks and recognize cardiovascular problems in their patients...
  6. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis: a practitioner's guide for 2008
    Sandra J Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Am J Med 122:S38-50. 2009
    ..Antihypertensive regimens may involve stepwise adjustments of multiple medications. Good clinical judgment and communication of expectations and goals are critical for effective management of atherosclerosis...
  7. pmc Atherosclerosis profile and incidence of cardiovascular events: a population-based survey
    Jennifer G Robinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:46. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the characteristics of individuals with a diagnosis of atherosclerosis and estimated the incidence of CVD events to assist in the early identification of high-risk individuals...
  8. pmc Underutilisation of cardiovascular medications among at-risk individuals
    S J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 64:604-10. 2010
    ..This study examined the utilisation of cardiovascular therapies among individuals at CVD risk to assess adherence to guidelines...
  9. pmc Self-reported diagnosis of heart disease: results from the SHIELD study
    S J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 63:726-34. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the self-reported method of diagnosis of heart disease (HD) to elucidate whether diagnosis is occurring at early, presymptomatic stages as recommended by the prevention guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Knowledge of heart disease risk among SHIELD respondents with dyslipidemia
    Sandra J Lewis
    Northwest Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:207-12. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy in the elderly: observational and randomized controlled trials support event reduction
    Sandra J Lewis
    Portland Cardiovascular Institute and the Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:10-6. 2004
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  12. doi request reprint Attitudes about health and health-related behaviors in patients with cardiovascular disease or at elevated risk for cardiovascular disease
    Jennifer G Robinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Prev Cardiol 12:136-43. 2009
    ..Frequent family doctor visits are an opportunity to improve the delivery of personalized health education and intervention programs...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical management of atherosclerosis: a checklist
    William Insull
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Lipid Research Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 3411, USA
    Am J Med 122:S60-2. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women: myths and reality
    Sandra J Lewis
    Portland Cardiovascular Institute, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:5E-10E; discussion 10E-11E. 2002
    ..Because of the difference in presentation, diagnoses in women may be delayed, potentially causing further harm. Although the number of deaths caused by CVD has been decreasing in men, this trend has yet to be observed in women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-reported survey (SHIELD) versus NHANES data in estimating prevalence of dyslipidemia
    Harold E Bays
    Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1179-86. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of using high- or low-dose atorvastatin in patients 65 years of age or older with stable coronary heart disease
    Nanette K Wenger
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:1-9. 2007
    ..Increased life expectancy is associated with an increase in the burden of chronic cardiovascular disease...