D A Leon

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Reduced fetal growth rate and increased risk of death from ischaemic heart disease: cohort study of 15 000 Swedish men and women born 1915-29
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 317:241-5. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Is the effect of low birth weight on cardiovascular mortality mediated through high blood pressure?
    I Koupilova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Hypertens 17:19-25. 1999
  3. pmc Fetal growth and subsequent risk of breast cancer: results from long term follow up of Swedish cohort
    V A McCormack
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 326:248. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and hypertension: a study of urban civil servants in Ghana
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:646-50. 2009
  5. pmc Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Steet, London, WC1E 7HT England
    Am J Public Health 91:277-83. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Obesity in urban civil servants in Ghana: association with pre-adult wealth and adult socio-economic status
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Public Health 123:365-70. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Breast-feeding influences on later life--cardiovascular disease
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 639:153-66. 2009
  8. doi request reprint BMI peak in infancy as a predictor for later BMI in the Uppsala Family Study
    R J Silverwood
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:929-37. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, hypertension and "white coat" hypertension: size at birth in relation to office and 24-h ambulatory blood pressure
    I Koupil
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hum Hypertens 19:635-42. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The associations of birthweight, gestational age and childhood BMI with type 2 diabetes: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Diabetologia 49:2614-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Reduced fetal growth rate and increased risk of death from ischaemic heart disease: cohort study of 15 000 Swedish men and women born 1915-29
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 317:241-5. 1998
    ..To establish whether fetal growth rate (as distinct from size at birth) is associated with mortality from ischaemic heart disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is the effect of low birth weight on cardiovascular mortality mediated through high blood pressure?
    I Koupilova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Hypertens 17:19-25. 1999
    ..To explore whether the inverse association between birth weight and mortality from circulatory diseases is mediated through blood pressure in men aged 50-75 years...
  3. pmc Fetal growth and subsequent risk of breast cancer: results from long term follow up of Swedish cohort
    V A McCormack
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 326:248. 2003
    ..To investigate whether size at birth and rate of fetal growth influence the risk of breast cancer in adulthood...
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and hypertension: a study of urban civil servants in Ghana
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:646-50. 2009
    ..The association of socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease risk factors in low- and middle-income countries has not been as consistent as that reported from high-income countries...
  5. pmc Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Steet, London, WC1E 7HT England
    Am J Public Health 91:277-83. 2001
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Obesity in urban civil servants in Ghana: association with pre-adult wealth and adult socio-economic status
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Public Health 123:365-70. 2009
    ..To investigate the distribution of obesity and its association with pre-adult wealth and adult socio-economic factors in urban Ghanaian civil servants...
  7. doi request reprint Breast-feeding influences on later life--cardiovascular disease
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 639:153-66. 2009
    ..With respect to randomised trial evidence, looking at the cardiovascular disease risk profiles of children (and later adults) who were part of the PROBIT trial in Belarus (see Chapters 5 and 10) is likely to prove fruitful...
  8. doi request reprint BMI peak in infancy as a predictor for later BMI in the Uppsala Family Study
    R J Silverwood
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:929-37. 2009
    ..However, the extent to which the BMI trajectory in the first year of life (the BMI 'peak' in particular) is associated with BMI in later childhood has received little attention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, hypertension and "white coat" hypertension: size at birth in relation to office and 24-h ambulatory blood pressure
    I Koupil
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hum Hypertens 19:635-42. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The associations of birthweight, gestational age and childhood BMI with type 2 diabetes: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Diabetologia 49:2614-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the associations of birthweight, gestational age and childhood BMI (assessed at a mean age of 5 years) with a self-report of a doctor diagnosis of diabetes in middle age...