H S Kahn

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differences between adiposity indicators for predicting all-cause mortality in a representative sample of United States non-elderly adults
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50428. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in BMI and in an index estimating excess lipids among white and black adults in the United States
    H S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:136-43. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A fingerprint characteristic associated with the early prenatal environment
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:59-65. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The lipid accumulation product is better than BMI for identifying diabetes: a population-based comparison
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control, Mail Stop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:151-3. 2006
  5. pmc The "lipid accumulation product" performs better than the body mass index for recognizing cardiovascular risk: a population-based comparison
    Henry S Kahn
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:26. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based comparison of BMI percentiles and waist-to-height ratio for identifying cardiovascular risk in youth
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Pediatr 146:482-8. 2005
  7. pmc Association of type 1 diabetes with month of birth among U.S. youth: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2010-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Metabolic risks identified by the combination of enlarged waist and elevated triacylglycerol concentration
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:928-34. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of injectable or implantable progestin-only contraceptives on insulin-glucose metabolism and diabetes risk
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:216-25. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation of birth weight to lean and fat thigh tissue in young men
    H S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:667-72. 2000

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Differences between adiposity indicators for predicting all-cause mortality in a representative sample of United States non-elderly adults
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50428. 2012
    ..In a fasting subsample we considered the lipid accumulation product (LAP; [WC enlargement*triglycerides])...
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in BMI and in an index estimating excess lipids among white and black adults in the United States
    H S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:136-43. 2008
    ..Changes in weight may not coincide with changes in the lipid accumulation product (LAP), a continuous index derived from waist circumference and triglycerides concentration for estimating excess lipids...
  3. ncbi request reprint A fingerprint characteristic associated with the early prenatal environment
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:59-65. 2008
    ..Fingerprint RC differences observed in postnatal life may be useful in the study of metabolic or anatomic programming related to the early prenatal environment...
  4. ncbi request reprint The lipid accumulation product is better than BMI for identifying diabetes: a population-based comparison
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control, Mail Stop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:151-3. 2006
  5. pmc The "lipid accumulation product" performs better than the body mass index for recognizing cardiovascular risk: a population-based comparison
    Henry S Kahn
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:26. 2005
    ..Consistent with physiologic observations, an alternative index uses waist circumference (WC) and fasting triglycerides (TG) concentration to describe lipid overaccumulation...
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based comparison of BMI percentiles and waist-to-height ratio for identifying cardiovascular risk in youth
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Pediatr 146:482-8. 2005
    ..Determine whether waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) or sex- and age-specific percentiles of body mass index (BMI) better identifies cardiovascular risk...
  7. pmc Association of type 1 diabetes with month of birth among U.S. youth: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2010-5. 2009
    ..Seasonal environment at birth may influence diabetes incidence in later life. We sought evidence for this effect in a large sample of diabetic youth residing in the U.S...
  8. ncbi request reprint Metabolic risks identified by the combination of enlarged waist and elevated triacylglycerol concentration
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:928-34. 2003
    ..Abdominal fat and circulating triacylglycerols increase with age, which indicates lipid overaccumulation. Enlarged waist (EW) with elevated triacylglycerols (ET) could identify adults at metabolic risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of injectable or implantable progestin-only contraceptives on insulin-glucose metabolism and diabetes risk
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:216-25. 2003
    ..Additional research could help clarify whether exposure to injectable or implantable contraceptives leads to increased risk of type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes in women with predisposing factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation of birth weight to lean and fat thigh tissue in young men
    H S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:667-72. 2000
    ..To understand this paradox, we examined the relationships between birth weight, adult BMI, and estimations of lean and fat tissue in young men...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recent population changes in HbA(1c) and fasting insulin concentrations among US adults with preserved glucose homeostasis
    Y J Cheng
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetologia 53:1890-3. 2010
    ..Although diagnosed type 2 diabetes has increased in the past decade, little is known about accompanying changes in fasting plasma glucose (FPG), HbA(1c) and fasting serum insulin (FI) levels in the non-diabetic population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fingerprint ridge-count difference between adjacent fingertips (dR45) predicts upper-body tissue distribution: evidence for early gestational programming
    H S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:338-44. 2001
    ..22, p = 0.06). An increased dR45 predicts an upper-body tissue distribution originating before the midpoint of pregnancy. The cause of this developmental pattern is unknown, but it may lead to reduced survivorship...
  13. pmc A fingerprint marker from early gestation associated with diabetes in middle age: the Dutch Hunger Winter Families Study
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:101-9. 2009
    ..The mean dermatoglyphic ridge count difference between fingertips 1 and 5 ('Md15') varies with the early prenatal environment. We hypothesized that Md15 would be associated with adult-onset diabetes...
  14. pmc The missed patient with diabetes: how access to health care affects the detection of diabetes
    Xuanping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Xuanping Zhang
    Diabetes Care 31:1748-53. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between access to health care and three classifications of diabetes status: diagnosed, undiagnosed, and no diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diabetes trends in hospitalized HIV-infected persons in the United States, 1994-2004
    Athena P Kourtis
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Curr HIV Res 7:481-6. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Two risk-scoring systems for predicting incident diabetes mellitus in U.S. adults age 45 to 64 years
    Henry S Kahn
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:741-51. 2009
    ..Simple prediction scores could help identify adults at high risk for diabetes...
  17. doi request reprint Waist-to-thigh ratio and diabetes among US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:79-87. 2010
    ..We sought to examine whether waist-to-thigh ratio (WTR) performed better than waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), waist-to-hip ratio (WHpR), waist circumference (WC), or body mass index (BMI) in relation to diabetes among US adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index and waist-to-height ratio to cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Divisions of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:33-40. 2007
    ..Several investigators have concluded that the waist-to-height ratio is more strongly associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors than is the body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2))...
  19. ncbi request reprint Muscle-strengthening activity and its association with insulin sensitivity
    Yiling J Cheng
    Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2264-70. 2007
    ..Muscle-strengthening activities (MSAs) may increase insulin sensitivity, thereby reducing the risk of diabetes. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between MSAs and insulin sensitivity among American adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures in middle age after exposure to famine during gestation: evidence from the Dutch famine
    Aryeh D Stein
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:869-76. 2007
    ..Few studies in humans have related maternal undernutrition to the size of the adult offspring...
  21. ncbi request reprint Peripheral insensate neuropathy--a tall problem for US adults?
    Yiling J Cheng
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:873-80. 2006
    ..This association largely accounts for the difference in peripheral insensate neuropathy prevalence between men and women. Height may help health-care providers to identify persons at high risk of peripheral insensate neuropathy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and mortality among persons with and without diabetes
    Xuanping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 4002, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:652-60. 2005
    ..This analysis indicates that diabetes modifies the effect of depression on mortality. It also demonstrates the importance of observing subgroups, rather than aggregated populations, when examining the effect of depression on mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviors of women physicians vs other women in the United States
    E Frank
    School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:342-8. 1998
    ..To examine the health-related behaviors of women physicians compared with those of other women of high and not high socioeconomic status and with national goals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of abdominal adipose tissue
    Henry S Kahn
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1123; author reply 1124. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Dutch Hunger Winter families study
    L H Lumey
    Department of Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1196-204. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint An increase in the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus: Northern California, 1991-2000
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:526-33. 2004
    ..Although increases in diabetes prevalence have been reported in the United States, it is unknown whether this trend is also occurring for GDM. We examined trends in the yearly cumulative incidence of GDM between the years 1991 and 2000...
  27. ncbi request reprint Peripheral adiposity and cardiovascular risk
    Henry S Kahn
    Circulation 108:e164; author reply e164. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Obesity and risk of myocardial infarction: the INTERHEART study
    Henry S Kahn
    Lancet 367:1053-4; author reply 1054. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Enhanced collection of fingerprints and ridge counting
    Henry S Kahn
    Am J Hum Biol 17:383. 2005