David Martins

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relative risk of cardiovascular death among racial and ethnic minorities with metabolic syndrome: data from the NHANES-II mortality follow-up
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Clinical Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:565-71. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The association of poverty with the prevalence of albuminuria: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:965-71. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, 90262, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1159-65. 2007
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
  5. pmc Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: potential role in health disparities
    Jorge N Artaza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:23-38. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of routine vitamin supplementation on serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 among the general adult population and patients with chronic kidney disease
    Naureen Tareen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-102-6. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists: a more expansive role in treating persons with reduced kidney function?
    Susanne B Nicholas
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-42-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III
    Ashraf Zadshir
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-97-101. 2005
  9. pmc Hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans: strategies for improving care
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University, Clinical Resarch Center, Lynwood, CA, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:726-34. 2012
  10. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The relative risk of cardiovascular death among racial and ethnic minorities with metabolic syndrome: data from the NHANES-II mortality follow-up
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Clinical Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:565-71. 2008
    ..We concluded that the RR of cardiovascular death associated with the diagnosis of MetS varies depending on the number and components used to establish the diagnosis of MetS and the racial/ethnic characteristic of the participants...
  2. ncbi request reprint The association of poverty with the prevalence of albuminuria: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:965-71. 2006
    ..The influence of poverty on the prevalence of albuminuria and the implication of this relationship for the racial and/or ethnic differences in the prevalence of albuminuria were examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, 90262, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1159-65. 2007
    ..Results of several epidemiologic and clinical studies have suggested that there is an excess risk of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in persons with suboptimal intake of vitamin D...
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
    ..Randomized, controlled trials are needed to conclusively determine whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality...
  5. pmc Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: potential role in health disparities
    Jorge N Artaza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:23-38. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of routine vitamin supplementation on serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 among the general adult population and patients with chronic kidney disease
    Naureen Tareen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-102-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the effect of routine vitamin supplements on the serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 in the general population and among persons with CKD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists: a more expansive role in treating persons with reduced kidney function?
    Susanne B Nicholas
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-42-5. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III
    Ashraf Zadshir
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-97-101. 2005
    ..Prior studies have noted low 25(OH) D3 levels in subsets of minority populations. The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence of adequate 25(OH) D3 levels among US adults...
  9. pmc Hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans: strategies for improving care
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University, Clinical Resarch Center, Lynwood, CA, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:726-34. 2012
    ..Many of the factors responsible for the rapid progression of CKD in African Americans are detectable by screening and are modifiable with prompt therapy...
  10. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
    ..Sociodemographic factors have especially strong associations with this increased depressive affect. Because this study was conducted in an African-American cohort, its findings may not be generalized to other ethnic groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Education, motivation and medication for African Americans: bringing hypertension guidelines to practice
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-38-41. 2004
    ..Understanding health care systems and the socio-economic and demographic factors that impair access can enhance the ability of the provider to enlist and engage the patient for optimal blood pressure control and end organ protection...
  12. pmc Sodium disorders in the elderly
    Naureen Tareen
    Department of Medicine at the West Los Angeles, Veteran Administration Medical Center, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:217-24. 2005
    ..In this update, we have summarized age-related homeostatic changes that impair sodium balance, medications that alter salt and water handling, and the recognition and management of sodium disorders in elderly patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypertension treatment in African Americans: physiology is less important than sociology
    David Martins
    Clinical Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90262, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:735-43. 2004
    ..Social, cultural, and economic barriers to care are probably more important than any true physiologic differences between races...
  14. doi request reprint Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:538-49. 2008
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  15. pmc The association of stigma with self-reported access to medical care and antiretroviral therapy adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1101-8. 2009
    ..The stigma of HIV-infection may profoundly affect the lives of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). However few studies have examined the association of HIV stigma with multiple components of HIV treatment and care...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension
    David Martins
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:538-43. 2002
    ..However, there are limited data on the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and pulse pressure...
  17. pmc Alterations in acid-base homeostasis with aging
    Naureen Tareen
    Department of Medicine at the West Los Angeles, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:921-5; quiz 925-6. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint A Biomedical Information System for Retrieval and Manipulation of NHANES Data
    Sukrit Mukherjee
    Center for Biomedical Informatics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:1148. 2013
    ..We plan to increase the amount of data available through the system in the near future and to extend the techniques to other large databases from CDU archive with a current holding of about 53 databases. ..
  19. pmc Kidney disease in disadvantaged populations
    David Martins
    Clinical and Translational Research Center, College of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Int J Nephrol 2012:469265. 2012
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  20. pmc Age- and sex-specific in-hospital mortality after myocardial infarction in routine clinical practice
    Chizobam Ani
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059 2518, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2010:752765. 2010
    ..001). Conclusion. Over the last decade, in-hospital AMI mortality rates declined for every age/sex group except males <55 years. While AMI female-male mortality disparity has narrowed, some room for improvement remains...