D Faeh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fructose overconsumption causes dyslipidemia and ectopic lipid deposition in healthy subjects with and without a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Kim Anne Le
    Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1760-5. 2009
  2. pmc Ability of a biomarker-based score to predict death from circulatory disease and cancer in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Division of Cancer Studies, Cancer Epidemiology Group, Research Oncology, Guy s Hospital, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:895. 2012
  3. pmc End-digits preference for self-reported height depends on language
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:342. 2008
  4. pmc Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:562. 2010
  5. pmc Dose-dependent positive association between cigarette smoking, abdominal obesity and body fat: cross-sectional data from a population-based survey
    Carole Clair
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:23. 2011
  6. pmc Educational inequalities in mortality and associated risk factors: German--versus French-speaking Switzerland
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:567. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Obesity in Switzerland: do estimates depend on how body mass index has been assessed?
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:204-10. 2008
  8. pmc Diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with cardiovascular risk factors and carotid/femoral intima-media thickness independently of markers of insulin resistance and adiposity
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:32. 2007
  9. pmc Prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes in the Seychelles and relationship with excess body weight
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 7:163. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Underestimation of obesity prevalence in Switzerland: comparison of two methods for correction of self-report
    D Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:752-6. 2009

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Fructose overconsumption causes dyslipidemia and ectopic lipid deposition in healthy subjects with and without a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Kim Anne Le
    Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1760-5. 2009
    ..Both nutritional and genetic factors are involved in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and insulin resistance...
  2. pmc Ability of a biomarker-based score to predict death from circulatory disease and cancer in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Division of Cancer Studies, Cancer Epidemiology Group, Research Oncology, Guy s Hospital, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:895. 2012
    ..We replicated this in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), a US nationally representative survey conducted between 1988-1994...
  3. pmc End-digits preference for self-reported height depends on language
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:342. 2008
    ..End-digit preference can distort estimates of prevalence and other statistical parameters. This study examines end-digit preference for self-reported height and how it relates with sex, age, educational level or cultural affiliation...
  4. pmc Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:562. 2010
    ..Many countries feature the defect of lacking general population cohorts because they have missed to provide for follow-up information of health surveys...
  5. pmc Dose-dependent positive association between cigarette smoking, abdominal obesity and body fat: cross-sectional data from a population-based survey
    Carole Clair
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:23. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, no population-based studies have assessed the relationship between smoking and body fat composition. We assessed the association between cigarette smoking and waist circumference, body fat, and body-mass index...
  6. pmc Educational inequalities in mortality and associated risk factors: German--versus French-speaking Switzerland
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:567. 2010
    ..Our aim was to analyze educational inequalities in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the two Swiss regions and to compare this with inequalities in behavioural risk factors and self-rated health...
  7. doi request reprint Obesity in Switzerland: do estimates depend on how body mass index has been assessed?
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:204-10. 2008
    ..This approach may lead to misclassification of obese subjects and misinterpretation of obesity prevalence and trends. In order to explore this potential bias, we compared studies with measured and self-reported data...
  8. pmc Diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with cardiovascular risk factors and carotid/femoral intima-media thickness independently of markers of insulin resistance and adiposity
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:32. 2007
    ..Our aim was to examine whether these associations are mediated by body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (waist) or fasting serum insulin (insulin) in a population in the African region...
  9. pmc Prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes in the Seychelles and relationship with excess body weight
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 7:163. 2007
    ..We assessed the prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes (DM) in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country in the African region. We also examined the relationship between body mass index, fasting serum insulin and DM...
  10. doi request reprint Underestimation of obesity prevalence in Switzerland: comparison of two methods for correction of self-report
    D Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:752-6. 2009
    ..In order to find ways to adjust for this misestimation, we tested two correction methods for self-report by comparing the derived obesity prevalence rates with those based on measured height and weight...
  11. doi request reprint Excess weight in the canton of Zurich, 1992-2009: harbinger of a trend reversal in Switzerland?
    D Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13090. 2010
    ..However, within the country there may be regional variations. We investigated whether the trends in excess weight prevalence in the largest urban region differed from that in the rest of German Switzerland (GS)...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in Switzerland 1992-2007: the impact of education, income and occupational class
    D Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Rev 12:151-66. 2011
    ..Programmes and policies aimed at preventing excess weight should target individuals with low education early in life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarettes smoked daily with obesity in a general adult population
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1311-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed the cross-sectional association between obesity and smoking habits, taking into account diet, physical activity, and educational level...
  14. doi request reprint Increase in the prevalence of obesity in Switzerland 1982-2007: birth cohort analysis puts recent slowdown into perspective
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:644-6. 2010
    ..As this example shows, simple comparisons of prevalence rates over time could provide a misleading picture of actual trends. Birth cohort analysis may offer a valuable alternative...
  15. ncbi request reprint A 4-wk high-fructose diet alters lipid metabolism without affecting insulin sensitivity or ectopic lipids in healthy humans
    Kim Anne Le
    Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1374-9. 2006
    ..In rodents, fructose leads to insulin resistance and ectopic lipid deposition. In humans, the effects of fructose on insulin sensitivity remain debated, whereas its effect on ectopic lipids has never been investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of fructose overfeeding and fish oil administration on hepatic de novo lipogenesis and insulin sensitivity in healthy men
    David Faeh
    Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabetes 54:1907-13. 2005
    ..In conclusion, high-fructose diet induced dyslipidemia and hepatic and adipose tissue insulin resistance. Fish oil reversed dyslipidemia but not insulin resistance...
  17. doi request reprint Culture, risk factors and mortality: can Switzerland add missing pieces to the European puzzle?
    D Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:639-45. 2009
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  18. pmc Clustering of smoking, alcohol drinking and cannabis use in adolescents in a rapidly developing country
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:169. 2006
    ..This study aims at examining the joint prevalence of these behaviors in adolescents in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country in the Indian Ocean...
  19. ncbi request reprint Consequences of smoking for body weight, body fat distribution, and insulin resistance
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:801-9. 2008
    ..In the context of the worldwide obesity epidemic and a high prevalence of smoking, the greater risk of (central) obesity and insulin resistance among smokers is a matter of major concern...
  20. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease: should we (still) worry about?
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:745-56. 2006
    ..Until new evidence is available, clinicians should focus on better control of the "classical" risk factors for CVD...
  21. doi request reprint High protein intake reduces intrahepatocellular lipid deposition in humans
    Murielle Bortolotti
    Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1002-10. 2009
    ..High protein intake may facilitate weight loss and improve glucose homeostasis in insulin-resistant patients, but its effects on IHCLs remain unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Lower mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke at higher altitudes in Switzerland
    David Faeh
    University of Zurich, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Circulation 120:495-501. 2009
    ..In addition, effects of place of birth were rarely considered. Here, we examine mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke in relation to the altitude of the place of residence in 1990 and at birth...
  23. ncbi request reprint The prediction of insulin resistance with serum triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in an East African population
    Pascal Bovet
    Arch Intern Med 166:1236-7. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking, drinking, and marijuana use between students present or absent on the day of a school-based survey
    Pascal Bovet
    Unit of Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease, Ministry of Health, PO Box 52, Victoria, Seychelles
    J Sch Health 76:133-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence of risk behaviors was higher in absent than present students. Adjusting for data of absent students increased the prevalence estimates in the base population...