Nita G Forouhi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Diabetes and tuberculosis: the impact of the diabetes epidemic on tuberculosis incidence
    Catherine R Stevenson
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:234. 2007
  2. pmc Baseline serum 25-hydroxy vitamin d is predictive of future glycemic status and insulin resistance: the Medical Research Council Ely Prospective Study 1990-2000
    Nita G Forouhi
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes 57:2619-25. 2008
  3. pmc A prospective study of the association between quantity and variety of fruit and vegetable intake and incident type 2 diabetes
    Andrew J Cooper
    MRCEpidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, U K
    Diabetes Care 35:1293-300. 2012
  4. pmc Dietary intakes of individual flavanols and flavonols are inversely associated with incident type 2 diabetes in European populations
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    J Nutr 144:335-43. 2014
  5. pmc Association between type of dietary fish and seafood intake and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: the European prospective investigation of cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk cohort study
    Pinal S Patel
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1857-63. 2009
  6. pmc Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: population based, cross sectional study
    Thomas Burgoine
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMJ 348:g1464. 2014
  7. pmc The prospective association between total and type of fish intake and type 2 diabetes in 8 European countries: EPIC-InterAct Study
    Pinal S Patel
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1445-53. 2012
  8. pmc Dietary energy density predicts the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk Study
    Jing Wang
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:2120-5. 2008
  9. pmc Social relationships and healthful dietary behaviour: evidence from over-50s in the EPIC cohort, UK
    Annalijn I Conklin
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK UK Clinical Research Collaboration Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Sci Med 100:167-75. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Fatty acids measured in plasma and erythrocyte-membrane phospholipids and derived by food-frequency questionnaire and the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes: a pilot study in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Norfolk c
    Pinal S Patel
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1214-22. 2010

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Publications24

  1. pmc Diabetes and tuberculosis: the impact of the diabetes epidemic on tuberculosis incidence
    Catherine R Stevenson
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:234. 2007
    ..Diabetes increases the risk of TB. Our aim was to assess the potential impact of diabetes as a risk factor for incident pulmonary tuberculosis, using India as an example...
  2. pmc Baseline serum 25-hydroxy vitamin d is predictive of future glycemic status and insulin resistance: the Medical Research Council Ely Prospective Study 1990-2000
    Nita G Forouhi
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes 57:2619-25. 2008
    ..However, prospective data using the biomarker serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] are limited and therefore examined in the present study...
  3. pmc A prospective study of the association between quantity and variety of fruit and vegetable intake and incident type 2 diabetes
    Andrew J Cooper
    MRCEpidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, U K
    Diabetes Care 35:1293-300. 2012
    ..The current study examined the association of both quantity and variety of F&V intake and risk of T2D...
  4. pmc Dietary intakes of individual flavanols and flavonols are inversely associated with incident type 2 diabetes in European populations
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    J Nutr 144:335-43. 2014
    ..These results suggest that individual flavonoids have different roles in the etiology of T2D. ..
  5. pmc Association between type of dietary fish and seafood intake and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: the European prospective investigation of cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk cohort study
    Pinal S Patel
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1857-63. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between fish and seafood intake and new-onset type 2 diabetes...
  6. pmc Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: population based, cross sectional study
    Thomas Burgoine
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMJ 348:g1464. 2014
    ..To examine the association between environmental exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight, while accounting for home, work place, and commuting route environments...
  7. pmc The prospective association between total and type of fish intake and type 2 diabetes in 8 European countries: EPIC-InterAct Study
    Pinal S Patel
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1445-53. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic evidence of an association between fish intake and type 2 diabetes (T2D) is inconsistent and unresolved...
  8. pmc Dietary energy density predicts the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk Study
    Jing Wang
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:2120-5. 2008
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether there is an independent association between dietary energy density and incidence of diabetes...
  9. pmc Social relationships and healthful dietary behaviour: evidence from over-50s in the EPIC cohort, UK
    Annalijn I Conklin
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK UK Clinical Research Collaboration Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Sci Med 100:167-75. 2014
    ..Results highlight the importance of considering living arrangement and/or frequency of social contact when assessing whether widowed, single or lone-living older adults are at risk of lower fruit and vegetable variety. ..
  10. doi request reprint Fatty acids measured in plasma and erythrocyte-membrane phospholipids and derived by food-frequency questionnaire and the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes: a pilot study in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Norfolk c
    Pinal S Patel
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1214-22. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic evidence for the association between types of fatty acid and risk of type 2 diabetes is inconsistent. This may in part be due to the limitations of fatty acid measurement methods...
  11. pmc Dietary dairy product intake and incident type 2 diabetes: a prospective study using dietary data from a 7-day food diary
    Laura M O'Connor
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Box 285, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Diabetologia 57:909-17. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between total and types of dairy product intake and risk of developing incident type 2 diabetes, using a food diary...
  12. pmc The association between circulating lipoprotein(a) and type 2 diabetes: is it causal?
    Zheng Ye
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U K
    Diabetes 63:332-42. 2014
    ..However, a genetic variant that elevated Lp(a) levels was not associated with risk of T2D, suggesting that elevated Lp(a) levels are not causally associated with a lower risk of T2D. ..
  13. pmc Incidence of type 2 diabetes using proposed HbA1c diagnostic criteria in the european prospective investigation of cancer-norfolk cohort: implications for preventive strategies
    Parinya Chamnan
    MRCEpidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:950-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the incidence and relative risk of type 2 diabetes defined by the newly proposed HbA(1c) diagnostic criteria in groups categorized by different baseline HbA(1c) levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin C level, fruit and vegetable consumption, and the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus: the European prospective investigation of cancer--Norfolk prospective study
    Anne Helen Harding
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, PO Box 285, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England
    Arch Intern Med 168:1493-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to examine whether fruit and vegetable intake and plasma vitamin C level are associated with the risk of incident type 2 diabetes...
  15. pmc Large-scale association analyses identify new loci influencing glycemic traits and provide insight into the underlying biological pathways
    Robert A Scott
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Nat Genet 44:991-1005. 2012
    ..Functional analysis of these newly discovered loci will further improve our understanding of glycemic control...
  16. pmc No interactions between previously associated 2-hour glucose gene variants and physical activity or BMI on 2-hour glucose levels
    Robert A Scott
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes 61:1291-6. 2012
    ..It is perhaps unlikely that top loci from genome-wide association studies will exhibit strong subgroup-specific effects, and may not, therefore, make the best candidates for the study of interactions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association between birth weight and visceral fat in adults
    Emanuella De Lucia Rolfe
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:347-52. 2010
    ..Several studies reported inverse associations between birth weight and central adiposity in adults. However, few studies investigated the contributions of different abdominal fat compartments...
  18. pmc Gene-lifestyle interaction and type 2 diabetes: the EPIC interact case-cohort study
    Claudia Langenberg
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 11:e1001647. 2014
    ..Therefore, we aimed to quantify the combined effects of genetic and lifestyle factors on risk of T2D in order to inform strategies for prevention...
  19. pmc A novel school-based intervention to improve nutrition knowledge in children: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Rajalakshmi R Lakshman
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:123. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness and acceptability of a novel educational intervention to increase nutrition knowledge among primary school children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mapping the availability and accessibility of healthy food in rural and urban New Zealand--Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    Jing Wang
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:1049-55. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to examine the availability and accessibility of 'healthy' foods in rural and urban New Zealand...
  21. ncbi request reprint CVD risk factors and ethnicity--a homogeneous relationship?
    Nita G Forouhi
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Atheroscler Suppl 7:11-9. 2006
    ..Ongoing studies should increase understanding of ethnicity as a potential independent risk factor, thus enabling better identification of treatment targets and selection of therapy in specific populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional association between fish consumption and albuminuria: the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer-Norfolk Study
    Chee Tin Christine Lee
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:876-86. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the association between fish consumption and albuminuria in individuals with and without diabetes...
  23. pmc Identification of heart rate-associated loci and their effects on cardiac conduction and rhythm disorders
    Marcel den Hoed
    Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Nat Genet 45:621-31. 2013
    ..Our findings provide fresh insights into the mechanisms regulating heart rate and identify new therapeutic targets...
  24. pmc Differential white blood cell count and type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-sectional and prospective studies
    Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e13405. 2010
    ..However, the association has not been systematically investigated...