Mary K Serdula

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a large-scale micronutrient powder and young child feeding education program on the micronutrient status of children 6-24 months of age in the Kyrgyz Republic
    M K Serdula
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:703-7. 2013
  2. pmc Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in the United States: behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 1994-2000
    Mary K Serdula
    Chronic Disease Prevention Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1014-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of nonprescription dietary supplements for weight loss is common among Americans
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:441-7. 2007
  5. pmc Vitamin or supplement use among adults, behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 13 states, 2001
    Lina S Balluz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:117-23. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and confounders among nondrinking and moderate-drinking U.S. adults
    Timothy S Naimi
    Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:369-73. 2005
  7. pmc The relation of menarcheal age to obesity in childhood and adulthood: the Bogalusa heart study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 3:3. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Health perceptions and demographic characteristics associated with underassessment of body weight
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:979-86. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight regain in U.S. adults who experienced substantial weight loss, 1999-2002
    Edward C Weiss
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:34-40. 2007
  10. pmc Health-related quality of life and weight loss practices among overweight and obese US adults, 2003 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Connie L Bish
    Nutrition and Health Science Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:35. 2007

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a large-scale micronutrient powder and young child feeding education program on the micronutrient status of children 6-24 months of age in the Kyrgyz Republic
    M K Serdula
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:703-7. 2013
    ..The objective was to assess biochemical indicators of iron and vitamin A status among children aged 6-24 months at the baseline and follow-up surveys...
  2. pmc Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in the United States: behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 1994-2000
    Mary K Serdula
    Chronic Disease Prevention Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1014-8. 2004
    ..We examined trends in fruit and vegetable consumption in the United States...
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of childhood overweight in the United States has markedly increased over the last 30 years. We examined differences in the secular trends for BMI, weight, and height among white, black, and Mexican-American children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of nonprescription dietary supplements for weight loss is common among Americans
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:441-7. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess prevalence and duration of nonprescription weight-loss supplement use, associated weight-control behaviors, discussion of use with a health care professional, and specific ingredient use...
  5. pmc Vitamin or supplement use among adults, behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 13 states, 2001
    Lina S Balluz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:117-23. 2005
    ..The authors examined vitamin/supplement (V/S) use and its relationship to sociodemographics, health behaviors, and health conditions among adults in 13 states...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and confounders among nondrinking and moderate-drinking U.S. adults
    Timothy S Naimi
    Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:369-73. 2005
    ..Although most observational studies control for major cardiac risk factors, CVD is independently associated with other factors that could explain the CVD benefits ascribed to moderate drinking...
  7. pmc The relation of menarcheal age to obesity in childhood and adulthood: the Bogalusa heart study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 3:3. 2003
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Health perceptions and demographic characteristics associated with underassessment of body weight
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:979-86. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight regain in U.S. adults who experienced substantial weight loss, 1999-2002
    Edward C Weiss
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:34-40. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and predictors of weight regain in U.S. adults who had experienced substantial weight loss...
  10. pmc Health-related quality of life and weight loss practices among overweight and obese US adults, 2003 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Connie L Bish
    Nutrition and Health Science Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:35. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence and association of HRQOL measures as independent moderators of weight loss practices among overweight and obese men and women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relation of childhood BMI to adult adiposity: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 115:22-7. 2005
    ..We further examined these longitudinal associations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and weight loss among overweight and obese U.S. adults, 2001 to 2002
    Connie L Bish
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Science of the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2042-53. 2006
    ..S. adults >/= 20 years of age...
  13. doi request reprint Obesity, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in a cohort of adults aged 51 to 61
    Dianna D Carroll
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Aging Health 22:384-98. 2010
    ..To determine associations between changes in obesity and vigorous physical activity (PA) status and depressive symptoms in a cohort aged 51 to 61 years at baseline...
  14. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity-related behaviors
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 13:118-22. 2005
    ..To examine the variation in the prevalences of obesity and type 2 diabetes in weight loss counseling by health providers and in other potential obesity-related determinants in 100 metropolitan statistical areas in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint Perceived health risk of excess body weight among overweight and obese men and women: differences by sex
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Med 47:46-52. 2008
    ..To describe perceptions of health risk from excess body weight among adults, and assess if lack of perceived risk was associated with trying to lose weight...
  16. ncbi request reprint Attempting to lose weight: specific practices among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:402-6. 2004
    ..This paper examines the prevalence of specific weight-loss practices among U.S. adults trying to lose weight...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in alcohol use and binge drinking, 1985-1999: results of a multi-state survey
    Mary K Serdula
    Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:294-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine trends in alcohol use and binge drinking and correlates of the behaviors with a focus on drinking among persons 18 to 20 years of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity behaviors among Americans trying to lose weight: 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Connie L Bish
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obes Res 13:596-607. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of trying to lose weight among U.S. adults, describe weight loss strategies, and assess attainment of recommendations for weight control (eating fewer calories and physical activity)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Weight-control practices among U.S. adults, 2001-2002
    Edward C Weiss
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:18-24. 2006
    ..S. adults. This analysis describes the use of specific practices by U.S. adults who tried to lose weight or tried only not to gain weight during the previous 12 months...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical activity profiles of U.S. adults trying to lose weight: NHIS 1998
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:364-8. 2005
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Some subgroups of reproductive age women in the United States may be at risk for iodine deficiency
    Cria G Perrine
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Nutr 140:1489-94. 2010
    ..Iodine levels among U.S. women should be monitored, particularly among subgroups at risk for iodine deficiency...
  22. pmc Activity/participation limitation and weight loss among overweight and obese US adults: 1999 to 2002 NHANES
    Connie L Bish
    Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:63. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and association of activity/participation limitation with trying to lose weight and weight loss practices (eating fewer calories, physical activity, or both) among overweight and obese adults in the United States...
  23. pmc Childhood overweight and family income
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:26. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of family income, expressed relative to the poverty threshold, to the prevalence of childhood overweight, and to determine whether the association differs by race/ethnicity and time period...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets among americans: correlates, duration, and weight loss
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 8:5. 2006
    ..Although low-carbohydrate, high-protein (LCHP) diets reemerged as popular diets, there are scant data on patterns of use in the general US population...
  25. pmc Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among U.S. men and women, 1994-2005
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A35. 2008
    ..Assessing trends in consumption of these foods is important for tracking public health initiatives to meet this goal and for planning future objectives...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intraindividual variation in serum retinol concentrations among participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Cathleen Gillespie
    Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:625-32. 2004
    ..The biological variability in serum retinol concentrations has never been examined in a large sample, and its effect on population distribution estimates and the clinical assessment of vitamin A status is unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are healthcare professionals advising obese patients to lose weight? A trend analysis
    Amer Abid
    Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 7:10. 2005
    ..We examined trends in physician counseling for weight loss during 1994-2000, characteristics of obese adults receiving advice to lose weight in 2000, and the association in 2000 between receiving advice and attempting to lose weight...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prescription weight loss pill use among Americans: patterns of pill use and lessons learned from the fen-phen market withdrawal
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 39:1243-8. 2004
    ..Lessons learned from this event have implications for future withdrawals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal perceptions of weight status of children
    L Michele Maynard
    Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1226-31. 2003
    ..We quantified maternal misclassification of child weight status and examined determinants associated with maternal perceptions of child weight status...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior, recreational physical activity, and 7-year weight gain among postmenopausal U.S. women
    Heidi M Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1578-88. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship among recreational physical activity (PA), non-occupational sedentary behavior, and 7-year weight gain among postmenopausal U.S. women 40 to 69 years old...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with energy intake and weight status in US adults
    Jenny H Ledikwe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1362-8. 2006
    ..Although low-energy-dense diets are recommended for weight management, relations between energy density, energy intake, and weight status have not been clearly shown in free-living persons...
  32. ncbi request reprint Weight-loss practices and asthma: findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obes Res 11:81-6. 2003
    ..To describe weight-control practices and receipt of weight-loss advice among obese people with asthma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends and correlates of class 3 obesity in the United States from 1990 through 2000
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    JAMA 288:1758-61. 2002
    ..Persons with class 3 obesity (body mass index [BMI] > or = 40) are at greatest risk, but there is little information about this subgroup...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nutrition counseling behaviors and attitudes in US medical students
    Elsa H Spencer
    School of Medicine and the School of Public Health, Biostatistics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:655-62. 2006
    ..Nutrition counseling by physicians can improve patients' dietary behaviors and is affected by physicians' nutrition practices and attitudes, such as the perceived relevance of nutrition counseling...
  35. ncbi request reprint Weight loss counseling revisited
    Mary K Serdula
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga 30341 37117, USA
    JAMA 289:1747-50. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Total and leisure-time walking among U.S. adults should every step count?
    Janet H Bates
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:46-50. 2005
    ..S. adults may be underestimated. This study describes walking estimates obtained from a measure of leisure-time activity and a specific measure of total walking in all contexts...
  37. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking among US adults
    Timothy S Naimi
    Alcohol Team, Emerging Investigations, and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    JAMA 289:70-5. 2003
    ..Binge drinking (consuming > or =5 alcoholic drinks on 1 occasion) generally results in acute impairment and has numerous adverse health consequences. Reports indicate that binge drinking may be increasing in the United States...
  38. doi request reprint Adherence to vitamin D recommendations among US infants
    Cria G Perrine
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, and Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 125:627-32. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of infants meeting the AAP recommended intake of vitamin D during their first year of life...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relation of age at menarche to race, time period, and anthropometric dimensions: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e43. 2002
    ..To assess secular trends in menarcheal age between 1973 and 1994 and to determine whether childhood levels of height, weight, and skinfold thicknesses can account for racial (white/black) differences in menarcheal age...
  40. ncbi request reprint The validity and reliability of maternal recall of breastfeeding practice
    Ruowei Li
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:103-10. 2005
    ..Further and more extensive studies on maternal recall of breastfeeding history and ways to improve such recall are warranted...
  41. ncbi request reprint Physician advice about smoking and drinking: are U.S. adults being informed?
    Clark H Denny
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:71-4. 2003
    ..S. adults. This information is useful for clinicians and public health professionals...
  42. pmc Suspected outbreak of riboflavin deficiency among populations reliant on food assistance: a case study of drought-stricken Karamoja, Uganda, 2009-2010
    Erin K Nichols
    Epidemic Intelligence Service assigned to the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62976. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of infant feeding: the validity of measuring milk intake
    Kelley S Scanlon
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:235-51. 2002
    ..Test weighing could be applied to either setting, but it may be practical to sample less frequently over 24 hours. Validity results and intended use of the measurement should be considered when selecting a method...
  44. ncbi request reprint Angular stomatitis and riboflavin status among adolescent Bhutanese refugees living in southeastern Nepal
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:430-5. 2002
    ..5 to 35.6 cases per 1000 per month. This increase came after the removal of a fortified cereal from rations...