Rebecca P Gelber
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Association between body mass index and CKD in apparently healthy menRebecca P Gelber
Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 46:871-80. 2005..06 to 1.53). CONCLUSION: In this large cohort of initially healthy men, BMI was associated significantly with increased risk for CKD after 14 years. Strategies to decrease CKD risk might include prevention of overweight and obesity...
- Patient ethnicity and use of venous thromboembolism prophylaxisRebecca P Gelber
Department of Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96813, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 18:23-9. 2006..However, physicians vary in their strategies to prevent venous thromboembolism. We evaluated whether the use of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after orthopedic surgery is related to patient ethnicity...
- Ethnic disparities in breast cancer management among Asian Americans and Pacific IslandersRebecca P Gelber
Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, 150 S Huntington Avenue, 151MAV, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 13:977-84. 2006..Little is known about breast cancer management among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)...
- A prospective study of body mass index and the risk of developing hypertension in menRebecca P Gelber
Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Hypertens 20:370-7. 2007..Although obesity is known to increase the risk of hypertension, few studies have prospectively evaluated body mass index (BMI) across the range of normal weight and overweight as a primary risk factor...
- Measures of obesity and cardiovascular risk among men and womenRebecca P Gelber
Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 52:605-15. 2008....
- Antihypertensive adherence and drug class among Asian Pacific AmericansDeborah A Taira
Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Ethn Health 12:265-81. 2007..The objective of this study is to identify predictors of adherence for specific groups, particularly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...
- Development of a risk score for colorectal cancer in menJane A Driver
The Brigham and Women s Hospital Divisions of Aging, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
Am J Med 120:257-63. 2007..Colorectal cancer is a common and preventable disease for which screening rates remain unacceptably low...
- The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study: epidemiologic and neuropathologic research on cognitive impairmentRebecca P Gelber
Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
Curr Alzheimer Res 9:664-72. 2012..Each lesion type is viewed as representing a distinct underlying pathogenic process. Their summed influences is an especially robust correlate of dementia in the months and years prior to death...
- Coffee intake in midlife and risk of dementia and its neuropathologic correlatesRebecca P Gelber
Honolulu Asia Aging Study at Kuakini Medical Center, VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System, Honolulu, HI, USA
J Alzheimers Dis 23:607-15. 2011....
- Risk factors for venous thromboembolism in Japan: a hospital-based case-control studyHwee Yong Lim
Department of Medicine, University of Hawai i John A Burns School of Medicine, 1356 Lusitana Street, 7th Fl Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 66:236-9. 2007..While inherited thrombophilias occur infrequently among Asians, the distribution of other VTE risk factors in these populations remains unclear...
- Prevalence of venous thromboembolism at a teaching hospital in Okinawa, JapanMitsumasa Kishimoto
Division of Rheumatology, New York University, USA
Thromb Haemost 93:876-9. 2005..31% vs. 0.08%; OR 3.88; 95%CI 1.45-6.31). We found a low prevalence of VTE in Japan compared to that reported in the US. Future studies are needed to clarify the reasons for our findings...
- Blood pressure measures and risk of chronic kidney disease in menElke S Schaeffner
Department of Medicine, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1246-51. 2008..High blood pressure (BP) has been associated with a decrease in kidney function. However, it remains unclear which BP measure best predicts impaired kidney function...