Rodolfo Valdez

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Family history in public health practice: a genomic tool for disease prevention and health promotion
    Rodolfo Valdez
    Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:69-87 1 p following 87. 2010
  2. pmc Detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes: family history as a risk factor and screening tool
    Rodolfo Valdez
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:722-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Is family history a useful tool for detecting children at risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases? A public health perspective
    Rodolfo Valdez
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mail Stop K 89, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 120:S78-86. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history and prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. population: the 6-year results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2004)
    Rodolfo Valdez
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 89, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2517-22. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficient cutoff points for three screening tests for detecting undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes: an economic analysis
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1321-5. 2005
  6. pmc Influence of familial risk on diabetes risk-reducing behaviors among U.S. adults without diabetes
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2393-9. 2011
  7. pmc Improvements in ability to detect undiagnosed diabetes by using information on family history among adults in the United States
    Quanhe Yang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1079-89. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The association between family history of asthma and the prevalence of asthma among US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004
    Tiebin Liu
    Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Genet Med 11:323-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of family history as a risk factor and screening tool for detecting undiagnosed diabetes in a nationally representative survey population
    Susan Hariri
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 8:752-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for early-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack among adults in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:13-20. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Family history in public health practice: a genomic tool for disease prevention and health promotion
    Rodolfo Valdez
    Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:69-87 1 p following 87. 2010
    ..Their goal is to create family history tools that have decision support capabilities and are compatible with electronic health records. These advances will help realize the potential of family history as a public health tool...
  2. pmc Detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes: family history as a risk factor and screening tool
    Rodolfo Valdez
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:722-6. 2009
    ..This article is a brief overview of the reasons to screen for diabetes in general, the tools available for conducting this screening, and the role of family history in these tools...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is family history a useful tool for detecting children at risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases? A public health perspective
    Rodolfo Valdez
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mail Stop K 89, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 120:S78-86. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history and prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. population: the 6-year results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2004)
    Rodolfo Valdez
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 89, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2517-22. 2007
    ..We sought to test the association between stratified levels of familial risk of diabetes and the prevalence of the disease in the U.S. population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficient cutoff points for three screening tests for detecting undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes: an economic analysis
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 10, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1321-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine efficient cutoff points for three screening tests for detecting undiagnosed diabetes alone or both undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes...
  6. pmc Influence of familial risk on diabetes risk-reducing behaviors among U.S. adults without diabetes
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2393-9. 2011
    ..To test the association of family history of diabetes with the adoption of diabetes risk-reducing behaviors and whether this association is strengthened by physician advice or commonly known factors associated with diabetes risk...
  7. pmc Improvements in ability to detect undiagnosed diabetes by using information on family history among adults in the United States
    Quanhe Yang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1079-89. 2010
    ..Study findings suggest that adding family history of diabetes can provide significant improvements in detecting undiagnosed diabetes in the US population. Further research is needed to validate the authors' findings...
  8. doi request reprint The association between family history of asthma and the prevalence of asthma among US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004
    Tiebin Liu
    Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Genet Med 11:323-8. 2009
    ..To assess the overall prevalence of asthma and the association between family history of asthma and the prevalence of asthma among US adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of family history as a risk factor and screening tool for detecting undiagnosed diabetes in a nationally representative survey population
    Susan Hariri
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 8:752-9. 2006
    ..We examined the utility of a three-level familial risk stratification system as a screening tool for diabetes in a nationally representative sample of the U.S. adult population...
  10. doi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for early-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack among adults in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:13-20. 2010
    ..We tested the association between familial risk for stroke and prevalence of the disease among US adults and assessed the use of family history of stroke as a risk assessment tool for the disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family history of type 2 diabetes: a population-based screening tool for prevention?
    Susan Hariri
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 8:102-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the use of self-reported family medical history as a potential screening tool to identify people at-risk for diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Costs of screening for pre-diabetes among US adults: a comparison of different screening strategies
    Ping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2536-42. 2003
    ..We evaluated various strategies to identify individuals aged 45-74 years with pre-diabetes (either impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose)...
  13. pmc Application of support vector machine modeling for prediction of common diseases: the case of diabetes and pre-diabetes
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:16. 2010
    ..We illustrate the method to detect persons with diabetes and pre-diabetes in a cross-sectional representative sample of the U.S. population...
  14. pmc Relationship between quality of diabetes care and patient satisfaction
    K M Venkat Narayan
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:64-70. 2003
    ..Patient satisfaction is regarded as a component of the quality of medical care. We examined the association between quality of care and patient satisfaction...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint A historical overview of the United States-Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project
    Rita V Diaz-Kenney
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:143-50. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimated number of adults with prediabetes in the US in 2000: opportunities for prevention
    Stephanie M Benjamin
    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 26:645-9. 2003
    ..To estimate the percent and number of overweight adults in the U.S. with prediabetes who would be potential candidates for diabetes prevention as per the American Diabetes Association Position Statement (12)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differential association of birth weight with cardiovascular risk variables in African-Americans and Whites: the Bogalusa heart study
    Fawaz Mzayek
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health and Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:258-64. 2004
    ..To study the relationship between low birth weight and the subsequent development of cardiovascular risk factors and to compare this relationship between African-Americans and whites at 7 to 21 years of age...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diabetes prevention
    Stephanie M Benjamin
    N Engl J Med 346:1829-30; author reply 1829-30. 2002
  20. pmc Predictive genetic testing for type 2 diabetes
    A Cecile J W Janssens
    BMJ 333:509-10. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of abdominal adipose tissue
    Henry S Kahn
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1123; author reply 1124. 2002