Kenneth Jay Mukamal

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Hemoglobin A1c and arterial and ventricular stiffness in older adults
    Susan J Zieman
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47941. 2012
  2. pmc Prediction and classification of cardiovascular disease risk in older adults with diabetes
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Diabetologia 56:275-83. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. pmc Hemoglobin A1c and arterial and ventricular stiffness in older adults
    Susan J Zieman
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47941. 2012
    ..We examined the association between HbA(1c), an AGE, with arterial and ventricular stiffness measures in older individuals without diabetes...
  2. pmc Prediction and classification of cardiovascular disease risk in older adults with diabetes
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Diabetologia 56:275-83. 2013
    ..We sought to derive and validate a cardiovascular disease (CVD) prediction algorithm for older adults with diabetes, and evaluate the incremental benefit of adding novel circulating biomarkers and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, bone density, and hip fracture among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:593-602. 2007
    ..Previous studies have found inconsistent relationships of alcohol consumption with risk of hip fracture, and the importance of bone mineral density and risk of falls in mediating such a relationship has not been determined...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
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  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and heart disease: where to next? Interview by Christine Forder
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Future Cardiol 5:219-25. 2009
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  23. 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...
  24. 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
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  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation in men and women: the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:1736-42. 2005
    ..The relationship of the full range of alcohol consumption with risk of incident atrial fibrillation has been inconsistent in previous, mainly case-control studies...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
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  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen and albumin levels and risk of atrial fibrillation in men and women (the Copenhagen City Heart Study)
    Kenneth Jay Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:75-81. 2006
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that inflammation contributes to the etiology of AF...
  43. 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...
  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. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
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  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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
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  57. 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...
  58. 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)...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...

Research Grants6

  1. Heavy Drinking & Coronary Disease: Acute/Chronic Effects
    Kenneth Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results may prove to have important biological, clinical, and public health implications for the care of CHD. ..
  2. Endothelial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress and Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Kenneth Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, we will examine how a derived dietary antioxidant score, based upon measured oxidative potential of specific foods using the ferric-reducing/antioxidant power method, is related to PAD. ..
  3. Determinants and Cardiovascular Consequences of Diabetes in Older Adults
    Kenneth Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Determinants and Cardiovascular Consequences of Diabetes in Older Adults
    Susan J Zieman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Endothelial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress and Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Kenneth Jay Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, we will examine how a derived dietary antioxidant score, based upon measured oxidative potential of specific foods using the ferric-reducing/antioxidant power method, is related to PAD. ..