F B Hu

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Red meat consumption and mortality: results from 2 prospective cohort studies
    An Pan
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:555-63. 2012
  2. pmc Diet-quality scores and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Lawrence de Koning
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1150-6. 2011
  3. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of type 2 diabetes: two prospective cohort studies in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001141. 2011
  4. pmc Walnut consumption is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:512-8. 2013
  5. pmc Changes in water and beverage intake and long-term weight changes: results from three prospective cohort studies
    A Pan
    1 Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA 2 Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1378-85. 2013
  6. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Vasanti S Malik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2477-83. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Resolved: there is sufficient scientific evidence that decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption will reduce the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related diseases
    F B Hu
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Rev 14:606-19. 2013
  8. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Gene-environment interactions in the development of type 2 diabetes: recent progress and continuing challenges
    Marilyn C Cornelis
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 32:245-59. 2012
  10. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1171-80. 2012

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  1. pmc Red meat consumption and mortality: results from 2 prospective cohort studies
    An Pan
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:555-63. 2012
    ..Red meat consumption has been associated with an increased risk of chronic diseases. However, its relationship with mortality remains uncertain...
  2. pmc Diet-quality scores and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Lawrence de Koning
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1150-6. 2011
    ..To 1) compare associations of diet-quality scores, which were inversely associated with cardiovascular disease, with incident type 2 diabetes and 2) test for differences in absolute-risk reduction across various strata...
  3. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of type 2 diabetes: two prospective cohort studies in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001141. 2011
    ..However, its association with type 2 diabetes remains unclear. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this association in two cohorts of US women...
  4. pmc Walnut consumption is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:512-8. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that higher walnut consumption is associated with a significantly lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women...
  5. pmc Changes in water and beverage intake and long-term weight changes: results from three prospective cohort studies
    A Pan
    1 Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA 2 Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1378-85. 2013
    ..To examine the long-term relationship between changes in water and beverage intake and weight change...
  6. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Vasanti S Malik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2477-83. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Resolved: there is sufficient scientific evidence that decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption will reduce the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related diseases
    F B Hu
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Rev 14:606-19. 2013
    ..g. from short-term RCTs only). Finally, while recognizing that the evidence of harm on health against SSBs is strong, we should avoid the trap of waiting for absolute proof before allowing public health action to be taken. ..
  8. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) to identify genes affecting susceptibility to caries in adults...
  9. doi request reprint Gene-environment interactions in the development of type 2 diabetes: recent progress and continuing challenges
    Marilyn C Cornelis
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 32:245-59. 2012
    ..Nonetheless, continued investment in gene-environment interaction studies through large collaborative efforts holds promise in furthering our understanding of the interplay between genetic and environmental factors...
  10. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1171-80. 2012
    ..However, the results have been inconsistent. This meta-analysis aimed to summarize the current evidence from cross-sectional and prospective cohort studies that evaluated this association...
  11. pmc Sweetened beverage consumption, incident coronary heart disease, and biomarkers of risk in men
    Lawrence de Koning
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 125:1735-41, S1. 2012
    ..Few studies have tested for a relationship with coronary heart disease (CHD) or intermediate biomarkers. The role of artificially sweetened beverages is also unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern analysis: a new direction in nutritional epidemiology
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 13:3-9. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 287:1815-21. 2002
    ..Higher consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids has been associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men, but limited data are available regarding women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diet, lifestyle, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:790-7. 2001
    ..Previous studies have examined individual dietary and lifestyle factors in relation to type 2 diabetes, but the combined effects of these factors are largely unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Preventing chronic diseases by promoting healthy diet and lifestyle: public policy implications for China
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Rev 12:552-9. 2011
    ..To achieve the goals set by the Healthy China 2020 programme, prevention of chronic diseases should be elevated to a national public policy priority...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle influences on risk of coronary heart disease
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:257-63. 2009
    ..Diet and lifestyle modification, combined with pharmacologic treatment of hypertension and high lipid levels (if necessary), could prevent the vast majority of CHD events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of cardiovascular disease prior to clinical diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1129-34. 2002
    ..To examine whether the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is elevated before clinical diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in women...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of high protein diets on thermogenesis, satiety and weight loss: a critical review
    Thomas L Halton
    Dept of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:373-85. 2004
    ..Although recent evidence supports potential benefit, rigorous longer-term studies are needed to investigate the effects of high protein diets on weight loss and weight maintenance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plant-based foods and prevention of cardiovascular disease: an overview
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:544S-551S. 2003
    ..Such diets, which also have many other health benefits, deserve more emphasis in dietary recommendations to prevent chronic diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in women: health risks and consequences
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:163-72. 2003
    ..Curbing the twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes calls for not only changes in diet and lifestyle at individual levels but also changes in policy, physical and social environment, and cultural norms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sedentary lifestyle and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Lipids 38:103-8. 2003
    ..Thus, public health campaigns to reduce the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes should promote not only increasing exercise levels but also decreasing sedentary behaviors, especially prolonged TV watching...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adiposity as compared with physical activity in predicting mortality among women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Copyright 2004 Massachusetts Medical Society USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2694-703. 2004
    ..Whether higher levels of physical activity can counteract the elevated risk of death associated with adiposity is controversial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Television watching and other sedentary behaviors in relation to risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:1785-91. 2003
    ..Current public health campaigns to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes have largely focused on increasing exercise, but have paid little attention to the reduction of sedentary behaviors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fish and long-chain omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease and total mortality in diabetic women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 107:1852-7. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Protein, body weight, and cardiovascular health
    Frank B Hu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:242S-247S. 2005
    ..Although optimal amounts and sources of protein cannot be determined at this time, evidence suggests a potential benefit of partially replace refined carbohydrates with protein sources low in saturated fats...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes and prediabetes on risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, U S A
    Drugs Today (Barc) 38:769-75. 2002
    ..In addition, the incidence of cardiovascular disease is elevated long before the clinical diagnosis of diabetes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Optimal diets for prevention of coronary heart disease
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:2569-78. 2002
    ..Thus, identification of the dietary changes that most effectively prevent CHD is critical...
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of diet and lifestyle modifications in the statin era
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1718-21. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation at the adiponectin locus and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes 53:209-13. 2004
    ..03-2.08, P = 0.03). These data suggest a potential interaction between the adiponectin genotype and PPAR gamma genotype or obesity, but these analyses should be considered exploratory and require further investigation in larger studies...
  30. pmc Globalization of diabetes: the role of diet, lifestyle, and genes
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1249-57. 2011
    ..To curb the escalating diabetes epidemic, primary prevention through promotion of a healthy diet and lifestyle should be a global public policy priority...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes mellitus on mortality from all causes and coronary heart disease in women: 20 years of follow-up
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1717-23. 2001
    ..Few data are available on the long-term impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on total mortality and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) in women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Snoring and risk of cardiovascular disease in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:308-13. 2000
    ..To examine prospectively the association between snoring and incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary saturated fats and their food sources in relation to the risk of coronary heart disease in women
    F B Hu
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA Hospital
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:1001-8. 1999
    ..Metabolic studies suggest that saturated fatty acids differ in their effects on blood lipids...
  34. ncbi request reprint Walking compared with vigorous physical activity and risk of type 2 diabetes in women: a prospective study
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 282:1433-9. 1999
    ..Although many studies suggest that physical activity may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, the role of moderate-intensity activity such as walking is not well understood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein and risk of ischemic heart disease in women
    F B Hu
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:221-7. 1999
    ..Prospective data on the relation of protein intake to risk of ischemic heart disease are sparse...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid and risk of fatal ischemic heart disease among women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:890-7. 1999
    ..Experimental studies in laboratory animals and humans suggest that alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) may reduce the risk of arrhythmia...
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of egg consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 281:1387-94. 1999
    ..Reduction in egg consumption has been widely recommended to lower blood cholesterol levels and prevent coronary heart disease (CHD). Epidemiologic studies on egg consumption and risk of CHD are sparse...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of adult onset diabetes mellitus (type 2) and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:542-7. 1999
    ..We prospectively examined the relationship between diabetes and risk of colorectal cancer in a cohort of 118403 women aged 30 through 55 years who were without previously diagnosed cancer at baseline in 1976...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:243-9. 1999
    ..Recently, the analysis of dietary patterns has emerged as a possible approach to examining diet-disease relations...
  40. pmc Frequent nut consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women: prospective cohort study
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 317:1341-5. 1998
    ..To examine the relation between nut consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in a cohort of women from the Nurses' Health Study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of stroke in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    JAMA 283:2961-7. 2000
    ..Persuasive evidence has demonstrated that increased physical activity is associated with substantial reduction in risk of coronary heart disease. However, the role of physical activity in the prevention of stroke is less well established...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk for cardiovascular events in diabetic women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:96-105. 2001
    ..Increased physical activity has been associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease in the general population, but data are limited on its role among persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diet and coronary heart disease: findings from the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals' Follow-up Study
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 5:132-8. 2001
    ..These studies, along with metabolic, clinical and other epidemiological studies, have provided strong evidence for a major role of dietary modification in the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in men
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1542-8. 2001
    ..Television (TV) watching, a major sedentary behavior in the United States, has been associated with obesity. We hypothesized that prolonged TV watching may increase risk for type 2 diabetes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Age at natural menopause and risk of cardiovascular disease
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1061-6. 1999
    ..Early natural menopause has been postulated to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of cataract extraction and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:875-81. 2001
    ..84, 95% CI: 1.29, 2.64). These findings are compatible with current hypotheses relating oxidative damage and tissue aging to the development of cataract and CHD...
  47. ncbi request reprint Types of dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease: a critical review
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:5-19. 2001
    ..We also discuss the implications of the available evidence in the context of current dietary recommendations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Leptin concentrations in relation to overall adiposity, fat distribution, and blood pressure in a rural Chinese population
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:121-5. 2001
    ..To examine the associations between leptin levels and body mass index (BMI), fat distribution (reflected by waist to hip ratio and skinfold measurements), and blood pressure in a rural Chinese population...
  49. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes: epidemiologic evidence
    Frank B Hu
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Physiol Behav 100:47-54. 2010
    ..Consumption of SSBs should therefore be replaced by healthy alternatives such as water, to reduce risk of obesity and chronic diseases...
  50. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of coronary heart disease and changes in diet and lifestyle in women
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:530-7. 2000
    ..However, the effects of changes in diet and lifestyle on trends in coronary disease are largely unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    C G Solomon
    Division of Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 102:494-9. 2000
    ..We assessed prospectively the association between moderate alcohol intake and CHD risk in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus, a group at high risk for cardiovascular disease...
  52. ncbi request reprint Folate and vitamin B6 from diet and supplements in relation to risk of coronary heart disease among women
    E B Rimm
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 279:359-64. 1998
    ..Hyperhomocysteinemia is caused by genetic and lifestyle influences, including low intakes of folate and vitamin B6. However, prospective data relating intake of these vitamins to risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) are not available...
  53. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of dietary glycemic load, carbohydrate intake, and risk of coronary heart disease in US women
    S Liu
    Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, The Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1455-61. 2000
    ..Little is known about the effects of the amount and type of carbohydrates on risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  54. pmc A prospective study of whole-grain intake and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in US women
    S Liu
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1409-15. 2000
    ..This study examined the association between intake of whole vs refined grain and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  55. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:412-9. 1999
    ..Although current dietary guidelines for Americans recommend increased intake of grain products to prevent coronary heart disease (CHD), epidemiologic data relating whole-grain intake to the risk of CHD are sparse...
  56. pmc Obesity genotype score and cardiovascular risk in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Meian He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:327-32. 2010
    ..To investigate the associations between obesity-predisposing genetic variants, cardiovascular biomarkers, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in women with preexisting type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  57. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and obesity in middle-aged and older women
    A Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:595-602. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine the bidirectional relationship in middle-aged and elderly women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality among women with type 2 diabetes: The Nurses' Health Study cohort
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:2043-8. 2001
    ..To assess the relationship between cigarette smoking and mortality among women with type 2 diabetes in the Nurses' Health Study cohort...
  59. ncbi request reprint The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on risk for coronary heart disease
    K J Joshipura
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1106-14. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Consumption of fruits and vegetables, particularly green leafy vegetables and vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables, appears to have a protective effect against coronary heart disease...
  60. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic load assessed by food-frequency questionnaire in relation to plasma high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and fasting plasma triacylglycerols in postmenopausal women
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and the Channing Laboratory, The Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:560-6. 2001
    ..In epidemiologic studies, dietary glycemic load (GL) is positively associated with risk of coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Joint role of non-HDL cholesterol and glycated haemoglobin in predicting future coronary heart disease events among women with type 2 diabetes
    M B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetologia 47:2129-36. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine whether non-HDL cholesterol predicts CHD events among diabetic women independently of currently established risk factors and the status of glycaemic control...
  62. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of walking as compared with vigorous exercise in the prevention of coronary heart disease in women
    J E Manson
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:650-8. 1999
    ..The role of walking, as compared with vigorous exercise, in the prevention of coronary heart disease remains controversial, and data for women on this topic are sparse...
  63. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in relation to cardiovascular disease and total mortality among men with type 2 diabetes
    Mihaela Tanasescu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 107:2435-9. 2003
    ..CVD risk and mortality are increased in type 2 diabetes. Few epidemiological studies have investigated the effect of physical activity on these outcomes among type 2 diabetics...
  64. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of diabetes: what can be done and how much can be prevented?
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:445-67. 2005
    ..However, there is still a wide gap between what we know and what we practice in the field of public health; how to narrow that gap remains a major public health challenge...
  65. ncbi request reprint Phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease risk but not stroke in women
    A T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:196-204. 2005
    ..To examine the feasibility of using phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke risk in women...
  66. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:61-7. 2001
    ..Although the effects of individual foods or nutrients on the development of diseases and their risk factors have been investigated in many studies, little attention has been given to the effect of overall dietary patterns...
  67. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among women with type 2 diabetes
    W L Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 52:810-7. 2009
    ..Coffee has been linked to both beneficial and harmful health effects, but data on its relationship with cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes are sparse...
  68. ncbi request reprint A common genetic variant is associated with adult and childhood obesity
    Alan Herbert
    Department of Genetics and Genomics, Boston University Medical School, E613, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Science 312:279-83. 2006
    ..The obesity-predisposing genotype is present in 10% of individuals. Our study suggests that common genetic polymorphisms are important determinants of obesity...
  69. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of angiotensin-2 type 1 receptor and angiotensinogen and risk of renal dysfunction and coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Julie Lin
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:9. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1577-84. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and the incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer and of deaths from other causes in two prospective cohorts...
  71. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of lipoprotein(a) and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes
    I Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetologia 48:1469-76. 2005
    ..We examined the association between lipoprotein (Lp)(a) and CHD among women with type 2 diabetes...
  72. pmc Lipid and inflammatory biomarkers and kidney function decline in type 2 diabetes
    J Lin
    Renal Division, MRB 4, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 53:263-7. 2010
    ..Potentially modifiable biomarkers may influence the decline in estimated GFR (eGFR), but few data are currently available in type 2 diabetic adults...
  73. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    J Salmeron
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:1019-26. 2001
    ..The long-term relations between specific types of dietary fat and risk of type 2 diabetes remain unclear...
  74. pmc Regular consumption of nuts is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in women with type 2 diabetes
    Tricia Y Li
    Department of Nutrition, and 4Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 139:1333-8. 2009
    ..These data suggest that frequent nut and peanut butter consumption is associated with a significantly lower CVD risk in women with type 2 diabetes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major dietary patterns and stroke risk in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:2014-9. 2004
    ..Many foods have been suggested to influence the risk of stroke. However, no previous studies have examined the relationship between overall dietary patterns and risk of stroke...
  76. pmc Sweetened beverage consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1037-42. 2009
    ..Previous studies have linked full-calorie sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with greater weight gain and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes...
  77. pmc Dietary, lifestyle, and clinical predictors of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity in individuals without coronary artery disease
    Ida J Hatoum
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:786-93. 2010
    ..Elevated lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) may be positively associated with risk of coronary artery disease, yet little is known about potentially modifiable factors related to Lp-PLA(2)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Changes in caffeine intake and long-term weight change in men and women
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:674-80. 2006
    ..The long-term effects of caffeine intake on weight have not been examined prospectively...
  79. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease among men with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    M Tanasescu
    Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1836-42. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between alcohol intake and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) among men with type 2 diabetes...
  80. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol intake and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction among diabetic men
    I Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetologia 47:1760-7. 2004
    ..It remains to be determined whether there is an association between alcohol and inflammation in individuals with diabetes...
  81. pmc Genetic predisposition, Western dietary pattern, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1453-8. 2009
    ..A widely held hypothesis is that interactions between genetic predisposition and Western-type lifestyle contribute to the epidemic of type 2 diabetes (T2D). No study has tested this hypothesis...
  82. pmc TCF7L2, dietary carbohydrate, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US women
    Marilyn C Cornelis
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1256-62. 2009
    ..Dietary factors that increase the insulin demand might enhance the risk of T2D associated with TCF7L2 variants...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and meat intake in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:417-24. 2002
    ..To examine dietary fat and meat intake in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes...
  84. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with hair color and skin pigmentation
    Jiali Han
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000074. 2008
    ..The signals detected in a region around the MC1R gene were explained by MC1R red hair color alleles. Our results suggest that the IRF4 and SLC24A4 loci are associated with human hair color and skin pigmentation...
  85. ncbi request reprint The association between magnesium intake and fasting insulin concentration in healthy middle-aged women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:533-8. 2003
    ..We assessed the association between magnesium intake and fasting insulin levels in a large cohort of women...
  86. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2478-84. 2004
    ..Increasing evidence points toward a role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. We wanted to determine the relation of COPD and asthma with the development of type 2 diabetes...
  87. ncbi request reprint Whole grain consumption and risk of ischemic stroke in women: A prospective study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Bringham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 284:1534-40. 2000
    ..Although increased intake of grain products has been recommended to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), prospective data examining the relation of whole grain intake to risk of ischemic stroke are sparse, especially among women...
  88. ncbi request reprint Long or highly irregular menstrual cycles as a marker for risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    C G Solomon
    Division of Women s Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:2421-6. 2001
    ..Although oligomenorrhea has been associated cross-sectionally with insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, it is not known whether oligomenorrhea is a marker for increased future risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern is positively associated with plasma adiponectin concentrations in diabetic women
    Christos S Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:328-35. 2006
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  90. ncbi request reprint Determinants of plasma dihydrophylloquinone in men and women
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Br J Nutr 93:701-8. 2005
    ..Despite this caveat, higher plasma dihydrophylloquinone was associated with higher dihydrophylloquinone intake and higher trans fatty acid intake...
  91. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, meat intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2235-40. 2004
    ..To examine the association between major dietary patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a cohort of women...
  92. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and cereal fiber intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in US black women
    Supriya Krishnan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2304-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies of carbohydrate quality and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus have yielded inconsistent findings. Because diet is in part culturally determined, a study of dietary factors in US black women is of interest...
  93. pmc Associations of diet with albuminuria and kidney function decline
    Julie Lin
    Renal Division, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:836-43. 2010
    ..Sparse longitudinal data exist on how diet influences microalbuminuria and estimated GFR (eGFR) decline in people with well-preserved kidney function...
  94. pmc Circulating levels of endothelial adhesion molecules and risk of diabetes in an ethnically diverse cohort of women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 56:1898-904. 2007
    ..S. postmenopausal women, implicating an etiological role of endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes...
  95. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate-diet score and the risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Thomas L Halton
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1991-2002. 2006
    ..Low-carbohydrate diets have been advocated for weight loss and to prevent obesity, but the long-term safety of these diets has not been determined...
  96. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and the risk of coronary heart disease in women
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1857-62. 2001
    ..Although substantial information on individual nutrients or foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is available, little is known about the role of overall eating pattern...
  97. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the hepatic lipase gene and the risk of coronary heart disease among US diabetic men: potential interaction with obesity
    C Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 49:1552-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, data on this association among diabetic patients are limited. We investigated the association of the LIPC polymorphism with CHD risk among US diabetic men and evaluated whether this association was modified by adiposity status...
  98. ncbi request reprint Dietary modulation of endothelial function: implications for cardiovascular disease
    A A Brown
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:673-86. 2001
    ..This article reviews clinical and experimental evidence regarding the role of these nutrients in modulating endothelial function and their potential to prevent cardiovascular disease...
  99. ncbi request reprint Blood concentrations of individual long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:216-23. 2008
    ..Whereas dietary intake of long-chain n-3 fatty acids has been associated with risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI), few studies have examined the relation for blood concentrations...