H W Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Utility of the modified ATP III defined metabolic syndrome and severe obesity as predictors of insulin resistance in overweight children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Sarita Dhuper
    Department of Pediatrics, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Glucose interaction magnifies atherosclerotic risk from cholesterol. Findings from the PDAY Study
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Atherosclerosis 172:115-20. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucose-cholesterol interaction magnifies coronary heart disease risk for hypertensive patients
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 43:983-7. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Measurements of medication adherence in diabetic patients with poorly controlled HbA(1c)
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Diabet Med 27:210-6. 2010
  5. pmc The pitfalls of bioterrorism preparedness: the anthrax and smallpox experiences
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1667-71. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Aspirin resistance associated with HbA1c and obesity in diabetic patients
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:224-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sodium, blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:306-10. 2007
  8. pmc Sodium intake and mortality follow-up in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1297-302. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake and mortality in the NHANES II follow-up study
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Med 119:275.e7-14. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Low sodium diet after DASH: has the situation changed? Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    Hillel W Cohen
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:329-32. 2002

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Publications48

  1. pmc Utility of the modified ATP III defined metabolic syndrome and severe obesity as predictors of insulin resistance in overweight children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Sarita Dhuper
    Department of Pediatrics, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:4. 2007
    ..However measures of IR are not routinely performed in children while MetS or severe obesity when present, are considered as clinical markers for IR...
  2. ncbi request reprint Glucose interaction magnifies atherosclerotic risk from cholesterol. Findings from the PDAY Study
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Atherosclerosis 172:115-20. 2004
    ..To examine whether the atherosclerotic risk from cholesterol is modified by serum glucose level...
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucose-cholesterol interaction magnifies coronary heart disease risk for hypertensive patients
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 43:983-7. 2004
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  4. doi request reprint Measurements of medication adherence in diabetic patients with poorly controlled HbA(1c)
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Diabet Med 27:210-6. 2010
    ..To assess pharmacy claims and self-report data as measures of medication adherence and to describe baseline characteristics of subjects in the Improving Diabetes Outcomes Study...
  5. pmc The pitfalls of bioterrorism preparedness: the anthrax and smallpox experiences
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1667-71. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Aspirin resistance associated with HbA1c and obesity in diabetic patients
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:224-8. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Sodium, blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:306-10. 2007
    ..Can these contradictory data be reconciled to inform health policy regarding sodium intake recommendations?..
  8. pmc Sodium intake and mortality follow-up in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1297-302. 2008
    ..Sodium restriction is commonly recommended as a measure to lower blood pressure and thus reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality. However, some studies have observed higher mortality associated with lower sodium intake...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake and mortality in the NHANES II follow-up study
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Med 119:275.e7-14. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Low sodium diet after DASH: has the situation changed? Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    Hillel W Cohen
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:329-32. 2002
    ..Universal recommendations for sodium reduction or dietary sodium goals should await evidence that such interventions are both safe and effective as measured by morbidity and mortality outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint High and low serum potassium associated with cardiovascular events in diuretic-treated patients
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hypertens 19:1315-23. 2001
    ..To determine the relationship of moderately high and low concentrations of serum potassium with cardiovascular disease events among treated hypertensive patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint History of treatment for depression: risk factor for myocardial infarction in hypertensive patients
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:203-9. 2001
    ..This study examined the relationship between a self-reported history of treatment for depression and subsequent myocardial infarction among treated hypertensive patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in treated hypertensive patients: the paradox of lower incidence but higher mortality in young blacks compared with whites
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Circulation 101:1109-14. 2000
    ..Our study objective was to determine whether excess mortality among well-controlled hypertensive black men compared with whites is due to differences in disease incidence or in case fatality...
  14. pmc Differences in clinical presentation among persons with pulmonary tuberculosis: a comparison of documented and undocumented foreign-born versus US-born persons
    Jacqueline M Achkar
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1277-83. 2008
    ..This study investigates whether differences in clinical presentations among persons with pulmonary TB are associated with foreign birth or documentation status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Moderate chronic kidney disease and cognitive function in adults 20 to 59 years of age: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Susan M Hailpern
    Department of Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Belfer 1006A, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2205-13. 2007
    ..73 m(2), was significantly associated with poorer performance in visual attention and learning/concentration...
  16. pmc Post-challenge hyperglycemia in older adults is associated with increased cardiovascular risk profile
    JILL P CRANDALL
    The Institute of Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1595-601. 2009
    ..Objective: The aim of the study was to characterize metabolic and CVD risk profile of elderly subjects with PCH and to determine the effect of acute postprandial metabolic changes on vascular biomarkers...
  17. doi request reprint Low molecular weight heparin bridging for atrial fibrillation: is VTE thromboprophylaxis the major benefit?
    Henny H Billett
    Division of Hematology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 3411 Wayne Ave, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:479-85. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Pressor responses to antihypertensive drug types
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:1031-7. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint P values: use and misuse in medical literature
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:18-23. 2011
    ..The article points out how to better interpret P values by avoiding common errors. Statistical analyses and P values are important tools in evidence-based medicine, but have to be used cautiously and with better understanding...
  20. pmc Results of a successful telephonic intervention to improve diabetes control in urban adults: a randomized trial
    Elizabeth A Walker
    Department of Medicine and Endocrinology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2-7. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of a telephonic and a print intervention over 1 year to improve diabetes control in low-income urban adults...
  21. pmc A randomized trial to assess anti-HIV activity in female genital tract secretions and soluble mucosal immunity following application of 1% tenofovir gel
    Marla J Keller
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16475. 2011
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  22. pmc Empirical derivation to improve the definition of the metabolic syndrome in the evaluation of cardiovascular disease risk
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:746-8. 2011
    ..To examine whether a quantitatively derived metabolic syndrome definition predicts incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) events better than do existing definitions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction predicts attenuation of ischemic heart disease mortality risk from elevated glucose among treated hypertensive patients
    Susan M Hailpern
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:998-1004. 2006
    ..This study examines the interaction of renal dysfunction and IFG (>or=110 mg/dL) upon the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality among treated hypertensive subjects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of dietary sodium on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:453-7. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma renin activity levels in hypertensive persons: their wide range and lack of suppression in diabetic and in most elderly patients
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the distribution and determinants of plasma renin activity (PRA) in a representative sample of hypertensive persons...
  26. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction and ischemic heart disease mortality in a hypertensive population
    Susan M Hailpern
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hypertens 23:1809-16. 2005
    ..This study examines the relationship between IHD mortality and baseline glomerular filtration rate (GFR) (estimated by the Cockcroft and Gault formula) among treated hypertensive subjects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Limitations of an ecological study: a review
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:750. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Exercise, body mass index, caloric intake, and cardiovascular mortality
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:283-9. 2003
    ..The association of physical inactivity and elevated body mass index (BMI) with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is well established. The relationship of dietary caloric intake and CVD risk is less certain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of the effect of nonclinical factors on coronary revascularization
    J Marie Barnhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Belfer 1306A, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Heart Dis 5:313-9. 2003
    ..What needs to be further explored is whether such factors affect actual patient outcomes or contribute to disparities in the utilization of cardiac interventions...
  30. doi request reprint Investigation of critical care unit utilization and mortality in patients infected with Clostridium difficile
    James Gasperino
    Division of Critical Care, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Crit Care 25:282-6. 2010
    ..A nationwide increase in the rate and severity of Clostridium difficile-associated disease may reflect infection with a virulent strain characterized by polymerase chain reaction as ribotype 027 (NAP1/B1)...
  31. doi request reprint Serum potassium changes with initiating low-carbohydrate compared to a low-fat weight loss diet in type 2 diabetes
    Nichola J Davis
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    South Med J 101:46-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the change in potassium after initiating a low-carbohydrate or low-fat weight loss diet...
  32. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
    ..We also examined trends in relation to WTC exposure, social support, change in recreational activities, and functional health...
  33. doi request reprint Attribution of menopause symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus-infected or at-risk drug-using women
    Tonya M Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Menopause 15:551-7. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and attribution of menopausal symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of bioterrorism messages on anxiety levels
    Sandra N Lightstone
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 24:111-22. 2005
    ..Our findings provide evidence that such messages have at least the potential of harm, so that weighing benefits and risks of such messages is warranted...
  35. doi request reprint Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the longer-term effects of exposure...
  36. ncbi request reprint Persistent hyperreactivity and reactive airway dysfunction in firefighters at the World Trade Center
    Gisela I Banauch
    Professor of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Pulmonary Division, Centennial 423, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:54-62. 2003
    ..Hyperreactivity shortly post-collapse predicted reactive airways dysfunction at 6 months in highly exposed workers; this has important implications for disaster management...
  37. pmc Trends in respiratory symptoms of firefighters exposed to the world trade center disaster: 2001-2005
    Mayris P Webber
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:975-80. 2009
    ..However, considerable uncertainty exists over the persistence of symptoms...
  38. doi request reprint Ratio of left atrial to left ventricular size: an anatomical marker of the diastolic left ventricular pressure-volume relationship
    Daniel M Spevack
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Echocardiography 25:366-73. 2008
    ..We thus investigated the association of this novel marker with exposures known to induce diastolic dysfunction and with clinical evidence of diastolic dysfunction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of inferior vena cava filters in anticoagulated patients
    H H Billett
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1848-53. 2007
    ..The benefit of an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter in addition to standard anticoagulation regimens is unknown...
  40. pmc Pulmonary function after exposure to the World Trade Center collapse in the New York City Fire Department
    Gisela I Banauch
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:312-9. 2006
    ..First responders, rescue and recovery workers, and residents have since reported respiratory symptoms and developed pulmonary function abnormalities...
  41. pmc Body shape and size and insulin resistance as early clinical predictors of hyperandrogenic anovulation in ethnic minority adolescent girls
    Jessica Rieder
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:115-24. 2008
    ..To determine whether key associated features of hyperandrogenic anovulation (HA) in predominately Caribbean Hispanic (CH) adolescent girls can be combined to improve the early diagnosis of HA...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of adherence, knowledge, and quality of life on anticoagulation control
    Nichola J Davis
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461 2601, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:632-6. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown how adherence to warfarin, patient demographics, patient knowledge about therapy, and perceived impact of warfarin therapy on quality of life are associated with anticoagulation control...
  43. ncbi request reprint Peak antifactor xa activity produced by dalteparin treatment in patients with renal impairment compared with controls
    Adam R Shprecher
    Department of Pharmacy, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:817-22. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationship between impaired renal function and antifactor Xa activity in patients receiving dalteparin...
  44. ncbi request reprint The older sickle cell patient
    Thomas D H McKerrell
    Medical School, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Hematol 76:101-6. 2004
    ..Lower platelet counts in older sickle cell patients may be a consequence of this decreased hematopoietic potential but may also represent a secondary survival benefit effect in sickle cell anemia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Serum androgen markers in preeclampsia
    Nora R Miller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:225-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether maternal serum levels of androgens are associated with preeclampsia in primigravid women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccinations and adverse events
    Hillel W Cohen
    JAMA 295:1897-8. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint The connection of depression and heart disease and its implications
    Hillel W Cohen
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:69-72. 2002
  48. pmc From woolsorters to mail sorters: anthrax past, present, and future
    Victor Sidel
    Am J Public Health 92:705-6. 2002