Kenneth J Mukamal

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lipoprotein subclasses in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2559-66. 2007
  2. pmc CRP gene variation and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Respirology 15:160-4. 2010
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and incident peripheral artery disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kathryn A Britton
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 17:85-93. 2012
  4. pmc Common FABP4 genetic variants and plasma levels of fatty acid binding protein 4 in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lipids 48:1169-75. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk of ischemic stroke among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 36:1830-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:30-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with insulin resistance cross-sectionally but not longitudinally in older adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study
    John Danziger
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Metabolism 62:1788-94. 2013
  8. pmc Adiposity and incident heart failure in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1936-41. 2012
  9. pmc Changes in alcohol consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Michel M Joosten
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 60:74-9. 2011
  10. pmc Plasma free fatty acids and risk of atrial fibrillation (from the Cardiovascular Health Study)
    Owais Khawaja
    Division of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:212-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lipoprotein subclasses in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2559-66. 2007
    ..Limited evidence suggests that alcohol intake may be associated with lipoprotein subclass distribution, which could mediate its relationship with coronary heart disease...
  2. pmc CRP gene variation and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Respirology 15:160-4. 2010
    ..Whether this variation influences risk of infection, and hence whether CRP has anti-infective activity in humans, is uncertain...
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and incident peripheral artery disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kathryn A Britton
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 17:85-93. 2012
    ..15-4.58). As expected, further adjustment for potential mediators led to some attenuation of effect estimates. In conclusion, insulin resistance is associated with a higher risk of PAD in older adults...
  4. pmc Common FABP4 genetic variants and plasma levels of fatty acid binding protein 4 in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lipids 48:1169-75. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate associations of common SNP and haplotypes in the FABP4 gene with lower plasma FABP4 but higher fasting glucose levels. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk of ischemic stroke among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 36:1830-4. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk of ischemic stroke remains uncertain, as are the roles of potentially mediating factors and modification by apolipoprotein E (apoE) genotype...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:30-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate several aspects of the relationship between alcohol use and coronary heart disease in older adults, including beverage type, mediating factors, and type of outcome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with insulin resistance cross-sectionally but not longitudinally in older adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study
    John Danziger
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Metabolism 62:1788-94. 2013
    ..Despite extensive study, the role of vitamin D in insulin resistance and secretion remains unclear...
  8. pmc Adiposity and incident heart failure in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1936-41. 2012
    ..09 (95% CI: 0.99-1.21)). In conclusion, a higher WC is associated with an increased risk of HF independent of BMI in community-living older men and women...
  9. pmc Changes in alcohol consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Michel M Joosten
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 60:74-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association of 4-year changes in alcohol consumption with a subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes...
  10. pmc Plasma free fatty acids and risk of atrial fibrillation (from the Cardiovascular Health Study)
    Owais Khawaja
    Division of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:212-6. 2012
    ..In a secondary analysis restricted to the first 5 years of follow-up, this association persisted. In conclusion, our data show an increased risk of AF with higher plasma FFAs in community-dwelling older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Caffeinated coffee consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 147:999-1004. 2004
    ..Previous studies have generally suggested no effect of coffee consumption on the risk of acute myocardial infarction. The effect of coffee consumption on prognosis after acute myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  12. pmc Plasma fatty acid-binding protein 4, nonesterified fatty acids, and incident diabetes in older adults
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1701-7. 2012
    ..To examine the relation of fatty acid-binding protein (FABP)4 and nonesterified fatty acids (NEFAs) to diabetes in older adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between obesity and atherosclerotic progression and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts the effect of aggressive statin therapy
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:620-5. 2008
    ..This study examines whether obesity accelerates atherogenic progression or adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  14. pmc Paraoxonase 1 polymorphisms and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circ J 73:1302-7. 2009
    ..Previous studies of genetic variants of paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been conflicting and the modifying effects of lifestyle factors that affect PON1 activity are uncertain...
  15. pmc S447X variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene, lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease in 3 prospective cohort studies
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:384-90. 2009
    ..To provide deeper insight into the role of natural variation in this gene, we investigated the association between the LPL S447X variant with lipids and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in 3 independent, prospective studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias: the determinants of myocardial infarction onset study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care Research Program, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:472-9. 2006
    ..We previously found preliminary evidence that tea consumption may also be associated with lower risk of infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias...
  17. pmc Dietary fiber intake and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: prospective cohort study
    Shanshan Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 348:g2659. 2014
    ..To evaluate the associations of dietary fiber after myocardial infarction (MI) and changes in dietary fiber intake from before to after MI with all cause and cardiovascular mortality...
  18. pmc Fetuin-A, type 2 diabetes, and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1222-8. 2013
    ..Preliminary studies suggest that the association of fetuin-A with CVD might differ among individuals with or without type 2 diabetes...
  19. pmc Fatty acid-binding protein 4 and incident heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:394-9. 2013
    ..To examine the association of plasma fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP4) with incident heart failure...
  20. pmc Risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus preceded by β-cell dysfunction, insulin resistance, or both in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Fumiaki Imamura
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1418-29. 2013
    ..In conclusion, among older adults, DM risk factors were differentially associated with DM preceded predominantly by IR or β-cell dysfunction. Biologic and clinical implications of putative subtypes of DM require further investigation...
  21. pmc n-3 fatty acids and periodontitis in US adults
    Asghar Z Naqvi
    Harvard Medical School, and a hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1669-75. 2010
    ..Periodontitis is a common, chronic inflammatory disease. Although n-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties, it is unclear whether n-3 fatty acids can treat or prevent periodontitis...
  22. pmc Circulating fibrosis biomarkers and risk of atrial fibrillation: The Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Michael A Rosenberg
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:723-8.e2. 2014
    ..Cardiac fibrosis is thought to play a central role in the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation (AF). Retrospective studies have suggested that circulating fibrosis biomarkers are associated with AF, but prospective studies are limited...
  23. pmc Associations between conventional cardiovascular risk factors and risk of peripheral artery disease in men
    Michel M Joosten
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 308:1660-7. 2012
    ..Previous studies have examined the associations of individual clinical risk factors with risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD), but the combined effects of these risk factors are largely unknown...
  24. pmc Dietary fatty acids and peripheral artery disease in adults
    Asghar Z Naqvi
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:545-50. 2012
    ..Although saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids have strong associations with atherosclerosis, it is unclear if diets high in these fatty acids affect PAD...
  25. pmc Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and risk of sudden cardiac death in women
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1374-80. 2010
    ..In men, heavy alcohol consumption may increase risk of SCD, whereas light-to-moderate alcohol intake may lower risk. There are no parallel data among women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risk for ischemic stroke in men: the role of drinking patterns and usual beverage
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:11-9. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk for ischemic stroke remains controversial, as do the roles of beverage type and drinking pattern...
  27. doi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blockers, and risk of appendicitis
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:747-50. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether this process might be associated with appendicitis...
  28. pmc Alcohol consumption patterns, beverage type, and long-term mortality among women survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    Joshua I Rosenbloom
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:147-52. 2012
    ..These results suggest that women who survive MI need not abstain from alcohol, but any derived benefit would appear to occur well below currently recommended limits in alcohol consumption...
  29. doi request reprint BMI and rates of suicide in the United States: an ecological analysis
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1946-50. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes among older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1758-65. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine the role of total and beverage-specific alcohol consumption on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) among elderly men and women...
  31. ncbi request reprint BMI and risk factors for suicide: why is BMI inversely related to suicide?
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:532-8. 2009
    ..In some cases, risk factors were actually greater with heavier BMI. Further study of the relationship of BMI and suicide may yield novel modifiable risk factors that could cause or prevent this important cause of death...
  32. pmc Egg consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in older adults
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:422-7. 2010
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains an important public health issue in the United States. There are limited and inconsistent data on the association between egg consumption and fasting glucose or incident diabetes...
  33. pmc Marijuana use and long-term mortality among survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    Lauren Frost
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 165:170-5. 2013
    ..Smoking marijuana has been reported to increase risk of myocardial infarction (MI) immediately after use, but less is known about the long-term impact of marijuana use among patients with established coronary disease...
  34. pmc Should the hemoglobin A1c diagnostic cutoff differ between blacks and whites? A cross-sectional study
    Yusuke Tsugawa
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:153-9. 2012
    ..Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels are known to be consistently higher in black persons than in white persons at any given glycemic level. Whether the optimal diagnostic threshold of HbA1c should differ between blacks and whites is unclear...
  35. pmc Long-term alcohol consumption in relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: the Health Professionals Follow-up Study
    Jennifer K Pai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:1598-605. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between long-term alcohol consumption, alcohol consumption before and after myocardial infarction (MI), and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among survivors of MI...
  36. pmc Nonesterified fatty acids and risk of sudden cardiac death in older adults
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:273-8. 2012
    ..Although nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA) have been positively associated with coronary heart disease risk factors, limited and inconsistent data are available on the relation between NEFA and sudden cardiac death...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes: influence of genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase
    Joline W J Beulens
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 56:2388-94. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate whether a polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 1c (ADH1C) gene modifies the association between alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes...
  38. pmc Alcohol consumption, interleukin-6 and apolipoprotein E genotypes, and concentrations of interleukin-6 and serum amyloid P in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:444-50. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol intake is associated with concentrations of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and serum amyloid P (SAP) is uncertain...
  39. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of suicide among one million US adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Epidemiology 21:82-6. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI) has been linked with both increased and decreased risk of suicide attempts and deaths...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of suicide among men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:468-75. 2007
    ..Body mass index (BMI; calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) has been linked to depression and the risk of suicide attempts and deaths in conflicting directions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and inflammatory markers in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 173:79-87. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relation of alcohol intake and systemic inflammation in a population-based sample of older adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation among older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 153:260-6. 2007
    ..The relationship of alcohol consumption with risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) is inconsistent in previous studies, and its relationship with prognosis of AF is undetermined...
  43. ncbi request reprint Traditional and novel risk factors in older adults: cardiovascular risk assessment late in life
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:69-80. 2004
    ..Future Cardiovascular Health Study investigations will help to clarify which combination of traditional and newer risk factors provides the best estimate of cardiovascular risk for older adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of death after acute myocardial infarction
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 147:841-6. 2004
    ..In the general population, obesity is associated with an increased risk of all-cause death. However, the importance of obesity in patients with established coronary heart disease is less well defined...
  45. pmc The impact of height on the risk of atrial fibrillation: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Michael A Rosenberg
    Cardiovascular Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 185 Pilgrim Road, Baker 4, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:2709-17. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the effect of increased height on the risk of AF and explore potential mediators and implications for clinical practice...
  46. pmc Residential proximity to major roadway and 10-year all-cause mortality after myocardial infarction
    Joshua I Rosenbloom
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 375 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 125:2197-203. 2012
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Hematologic parameters, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Post CABG Trial)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:328-32. 2009
    ..In conclusion, WBC count is associated with a graded increase in cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery bypass grafts...
  48. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption and safety of lovastatin and warfarin among men: the post-coronary artery bypass graft trial
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Med 119:434-40. 2006
    ..Although moderate drinking has been associated with lower mortality among patients with coronary heart disease, its safety among patients taking common cardiac medications is unknown...
  49. ncbi request reprint Suicide among US veterans: A prospective study of 500,000 middle-aged and elderly men
    Matthew Miller
    Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Heath, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:494-500. 2009
    ....
  50. pmc Obesity and C-reactive protein levels among white, black, and hispanic US adults
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:875-80. 2008
    ..We examined whether obesity's association with novel cardiovascular risk factors such as C-reactive protein (CRP) also varies by race and ethnicity...
  51. pmc An exploratory prospective study of marijuana use and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 155:465-70. 2008
    ..The relationship of marijuana use with coronary heart disease, including prognosis among patients with coronary heart disease, is uncertain...
  52. ncbi request reprint Drinking frequency, mediating biomarkers, and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:1406-13. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lower extremity arterial disease among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:34-41. 2008
    ..01). Alcohol consumption of 1-13 drinks per week in older adults may be associated with lower risk of LEAD, but heavier drinking is not associated with lower risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for coronary heart disease in men with healthy lifestyles
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2145-50. 2006
    ..We studied whether alcohol consumption is inversely associated with risk for coronary heart disease in men who report consistently favorable lifestyle behaviors...
  55. pmc Oxidation-specific biomarkers and risk of peripheral artery disease
    Monica L Bertoia
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:2169-79. 2013
    ..We examined, as secondary analyses, indirect measures of oxidized lipoproteins, including autoantibodies to malondialdehyde-modified low-density lipoprotein (MDA-LDL) and apolipoprotein B-100 immune complexes (ApoB-IC)...
  56. doi request reprint History of military service and the risk of suicidal ideation: findings from the 2008 national survey on drug use and health
    Richard White
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:554-61. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that evidence-based suicide prevention strategies applicable to the general population should be employed to reduce suicide risk among the veteran population as well...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in older adults and Medicare costs
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:49-61. 2006
    ..The lower costs associated with moderate drinking were most apparent among participants with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and for hospitalization costs for CVD among healthy participants. Former drinkers had the highest costs...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hazardous drinking among adults with diabetes and related eye disease or visual problems: a population-based cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:45-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of problem drinking and related risk behaviors among adults with diabetes and eye disease in the United States...
  59. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for coronary heart disease among men with hypertension
    Joline W J Beulens
    Harvard School of Public Health, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:10-9. 2007
    ..However, data on the association between alcohol consumption and CVD among individuals with hypertension are scarce...
  60. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment and myocardial infarct-related congestive heart failure (the Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1288-91. 2004
    ..75; 95% confidence interval, 0.57 to 0.99; p for trend 0.02), with similar findings among men, women, whites, and blacks...
  61. ncbi request reprint Self-reported alcohol consumption and falls in older adults: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1174-9. 2004
    ..To assess the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between alcohol consumption and risk of falls in older adults...
  62. pmc Alcohol and acute ischemic stroke onset: the stroke onset study
    Elizabeth Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 41:1845-9. 2010
    ....
  63. pmc Parity and the association with diabetes in older women
    Angela G Fowler-Brown
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1778-82. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of parity with diabetes and markers of glucose homeostasis in older women...
  64. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:3839-45. 2005
    ..Moderate drinkers have a lower risk of mortality after myocardial infarction (MI). Although binge drinking has been associated with a higher risk of MI in some studies, its relation to prognosis after MI is uncertain...
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, TaqIB polymorphism of cholesteryl ester transfer protein, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:104-12. 2008
    ..To investigate whether a common polymorphism in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene modifies the relationship of alcohol intake with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and platelet activation and aggregation among women and men: the Framingham Offspring Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1906-12. 2005
    ..Alcohol intake has been associated with lower platelet activity; however, few large-scale studies have included women, and to our knowledge, the relationship of alcohol intake with measures of platelet activation has not been studied...
  67. pmc Trends in alcohol use among women with and without myocardial infarction in the United States: 1997-2008
    Benjamin K I Helfand
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:885-91. 2011
    ..This study examined the frequency and temporal trends of alcohol use among women with and without myocardial infarction (MI) in the United States...
  68. pmc Herbal supplement use and blood lead levels of United States adults
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1175-82. 2009
    ..Some herbal supplements may contain lead...
  69. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hypertens 28:401-5. 2010
    ..To determine whether angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and other antihypertensives are associated with risk of pneumonia...
  70. pmc Coffee consumption and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:218-24. 2011
    ..The few studies that have examined the association between coffee consumption and mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) have obtained conflicting results...
  71. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Body mass index and suicide--untangling an unlikely association
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:900-4; discussion 905-6. 2010
    ....
  72. pmc Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and statin use
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1182-6. 2008
    ..However, in placebo-controlled trials the incidence of muscle pain is most often similar for placebo and active control groups...
  73. pmc C-reactive protein (CRP) gene polymorphisms, CRP levels, and risk of incident coronary heart disease in two nested case-control studies
    Jennifer K Pai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1395. 2008
    ..However, few studies have comprehensively examined six common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CRP gene, haplotypes, and plasma CRP levels with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 151:368-72. 2006
    ..Although moderate drinking has been associated with lower mortality among patients after myocardial infarction, its relationship with prognosis and graft obstruction among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts is unknown...
  75. pmc A 6-month randomized pilot study of black tea and cardiovascular risk factors
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 154:724.e1-6. 2007
    ..The effects of black tea consumption on cardiovascular risk factors have been inconsistent in previous randomized trials, all of which have been limited to a few weeks duration...
  76. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and carotid atherosclerosis in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:2252-9. 2003
    ..The association of alcohol use with atherosclerosis is inconsistent in previous studies...
  77. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation in the onset of myocardial infarction: effect of duration of diabetes
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Autumn Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes 52:1464-8. 2003
    ..Inconsistency in observation of such an effect in patients with diabetes in the past may well have been due to difference in the duration of diabetes and thus the variable extent of underlying autonomic dysfunction...
  78. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, motivations, and opinions about moderate drinking: a cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Fam Med 40:188-95. 2008
    ..The relationship of moderate alcohol use and health remains controversial and uncertain. How physicians and patients react to this uncertainty is unknown...
  79. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction increases the risk of saphenous vein graft occlusion: results from the Post-CABG trial
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Deaconess 306, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Atherosclerosis 193:414-20. 2007
    ..Saphenous vein grafts are common among patients with a history of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an established cardiovascular risk factor, but its role in graft disease has not been evaluated...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison of courses of patients with acute myocardial infarction with chest pain appearing during exertion versus those with chest pain not occurring during exertion
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschusetts 021215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:642-5. 2002
  81. pmc Weather and air pollution as triggers of severe headaches
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 72:922-7. 2009
    ..The roles of weather conditions and air pollution as triggers of headache have been inconsistent in previous, generally small studies...
  82. pmc Lifestyle risk factors and new-onset diabetes mellitus in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg 2 319, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:798-807. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how lifestyle factors, assessed in combination, relate to new-onset diabetes in a broad and relatively unselected population of older adults...
  83. ncbi request reprint Drinking frequency and quantity and risk of suicide among men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:153-60. 2007
    ..Individuals who die from suicide commonly have consumed alcohol immediately beforehand, often in large quantities. However, prospective cohort data on regular alcohol use as a risk factor for suicide are lacking...
  84. pmc Alcohol consumption, physical activity, and chronic disease risk factors: a population-based cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:118. 2006
    ..Whether the association of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease is the product of confounding and the degree to which this concern applies to other behaviors are unclear...
  85. pmc Holiday review. Early to bed and early to rise: does it matter?
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    CMAJ 175:1560-2. 2006
    ..Controversy remains about whether early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise (the Ben Franklin hypothesis), or healthy, wealthy and dead (the James Thurber hypothesis)...
  86. ncbi request reprint A 42-year-old man considering whether to drink alcohol for his health
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Harvard Medical School, and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 303:2065-73. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of dementia in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 289:1405-13. 2003
    ..Alcohol consumption has been associated with complex changes in cerebral vasculature and structure in older adults. How alcohol consumption affects the incidence of dementia is less clear...
  88. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and prognosis in patients with coronary heart disease
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Libby 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Cardiol 6:93-8. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the risks and benefits of alcohol use remain complex, even among patients with CHD, and no simple recommendation regarding alcohol consumption can be made for all patients...
  89. ncbi request reprint Roles of drinking pattern and type of alcohol consumed in coronary heart disease in men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:109-18. 2003
    ..Although moderate drinking confers a decreased risk of myocardial infarction, the roles of the drinking pattern and type of beverage remain unclear...
  90. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and self-reported sunburn: a cross-sectional, population-based survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:584-9. 2006
    ..Heavy drinking has been associated with several cancers, including melanoma and basal cell carcinoma...
  91. pmc Clinicians, educators, and investigators in general internal medicine: bridging the gaps
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:565-71. 2002
    ..We suggest specific strategies that clinician-educators, investigators, administrative leaders, and medical schools might use to foster collaboration...
  92. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and abnormalities of brain structure and vasculature
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:22-8. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to determine how these associations interact to influence overall brain function...
  93. ncbi request reprint Impact of race and ethnicity on counseling for alcohol consumption: a population-based, cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:452-7. 2007
    ..Counseling for alcohol use is of proven utility, but whether disparities in provision of counseling exist is uncertain...
  94. pmc Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality among U.S. adults, 1987 to 2002
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1328-35. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality in the U.S. population...
  95. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 105:2476-81. 2002
    ..Some studies have suggested that tea consumption may be associated with lower mortality among individuals with cardiovascular disease, but the effects of tea consumption on mortality after acute myocardial infarction are unknown...
  96. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption: risks and benefits
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care Research Program, 1309 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 10:536-43. 2008
    ..Recommendations regarding moderate drinking must be individualized to reflect the potentially competing effects of alcohol on several chronic diseases...
  97. doi request reprint Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:53-9. 2009
    ..The association of acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among populations with high proportions of immigrants has not been well studied...
  98. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:495-501. 2009
    ..Cohort studies have suggested little effect of coffee consumption on risk of acute myocardial infarction. The effect of coffee consumption on prognosis after myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  99. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and heart disease: where to next? Interview by Christine Forder
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Future Cardiol 5:219-25. 2009
    ....
  100. pmc The T111I variant in the endothelial lipase gene and risk of coronary heart disease in three independent populations
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 30:1584-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to address the associations of the T111I variant with plasma lipids and risk of CHD in three independent prospective studies of generally healthy men and women...
  101. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and coronary atherosclerosis progression--the Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Angiographic Study
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Thoracic Division, Box 220, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 176:311-9. 2004
    ..Although moderate drinkers have a lower risk of coronary heart disease than abstainers, the relation of alcohol use and coronary atherosclerosis has not been well studied...