Yiqing Song

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1422-8. 2013
  2. pmc Low serum magnesium concentrations are associated with a high prevalence of premature ventricular complexes in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Liana C Del Gobbo
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:23. 2012
  3. pmc Prevalence and clustering of metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes among Chinese adults in Shanghai, China
    He Xu
    Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
    BMC Public Health 10:683. 2010
  4. pmc Effects of vitamins C and E and beta-carotene on the risk of type 2 diabetes in women at high risk of cardiovascular disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Cardiology Division, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:429-37. 2009
  5. pmc Effect of homocysteine-lowering treatment with folic Acid and B vitamins on risk of type 2 diabetes in women: a randomized, controlled trial
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 58:1921-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and risk of incident hypertension among middle-aged and older US women in a 10-year follow-up study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1616-21. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and plasma concentrations of markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1068-74. 2007
  8. pmc Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and type 2 diabetes in the Women's Health Study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:365-71. 2010
  9. pmc Comparison of usefulness of body mass index versus metabolic risk factors in predicting 10-year risk of cardiovascular events in women
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1654-8. 2007
  10. pmc Common genetic variants of the ion channel transient receptor potential membrane melastatin 6 and 7 (TRPM6 and TRPM7), magnesium intake, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:4. 2009

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Publications47

  1. pmc Blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1422-8. 2013
    ..To quantitatively assess the strength and shape of the association between blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and incident risk of type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc Low serum magnesium concentrations are associated with a high prevalence of premature ventricular complexes in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Liana C Del Gobbo
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:23. 2012
    ..We thus hypothesized that serum magnesium (sMg) concentrations are inversely associated with the prevalence of PVC in adults at high cardiovascular risk...
  3. pmc Prevalence and clustering of metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes among Chinese adults in Shanghai, China
    He Xu
    Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
    BMC Public Health 10:683. 2010
    ..Type 2 diabetes is becoming an epidemic in China. To evaluate the prevalence, clustering of metabolic risk factors and their impact on type 2 diabetes, we conducted a population-based study in Shanghai, China's largest metropolitan area...
  4. pmc Effects of vitamins C and E and beta-carotene on the risk of type 2 diabetes in women at high risk of cardiovascular disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Cardiology Division, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:429-37. 2009
    ..Vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene are major antioxidants and as such may protect against the development of type 2 diabetes via reduction of oxidative stress...
  5. pmc Effect of homocysteine-lowering treatment with folic Acid and B vitamins on risk of type 2 diabetes in women: a randomized, controlled trial
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 58:1921-8. 2009
    ..We investigated whether homocysteine-lowering treatment by B vitamin supplementation prevents the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and risk of incident hypertension among middle-aged and older US women in a 10-year follow-up study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1616-21. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the results suggest that higher intake of dietary magnesium may have a modest effect on the development of hypertension in women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and plasma concentrations of markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1068-74. 2007
    ..Relations between magnesium intake and systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction are not well established...
  8. pmc Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and type 2 diabetes in the Women's Health Study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:365-71. 2010
    ..Chronic airway inflammation in asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be involved in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes; however, prospective data have been limited...
  9. pmc Comparison of usefulness of body mass index versus metabolic risk factors in predicting 10-year risk of cardiovascular events in women
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1654-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, MS may largely account for the increased risk of CVD associated with BMI in apparently healthy women...
  10. pmc Common genetic variants of the ion channel transient receptor potential membrane melastatin 6 and 7 (TRPM6 and TRPM7), magnesium intake, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:4. 2009
    ..However, it is unclear whether common genetic variation in TRPM6 and TRPM7 contributes to risk of type 2 diabetes...
  11. pmc FTO polymorphisms are associated with obesity but not diabetes risk in postmenopausal women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2472-80. 2008
    ..In conclusion, common genetic variants in the intron 1 of FTO gene may confer a modest susceptibility to obesity in an ethnicity-specific manner, but may be unlikely to contribute to a clinically significant diabetes risk...
  12. pmc Sex hormone-binding globulin and risk of type 2 diabetes in women and men
    Eric L Ding
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1152-63. 2009
    ..Circulating sex hormone-binding globulin levels are inversely associated with insulin resistance, but whether these levels can predict the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is uncertain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake, C-reactive protein, and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older U.S. women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1438-44. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether and to what extent magnesium intake is related to systemic inflammation and the metabolic syndrome...
  14. pmc Relation of genetic variation in the gene coding for C-reactive protein with its plasma protein concentrations: findings from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Cohort
    Cathy C Lee
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Chem 55:351-60. 2009
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  15. pmc Effect of combined folic acid, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) on colorectal adenoma
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1562-75. 2012
    ..Folic acid, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) act in concert in the one-carbon metabolism and may protect against colorectal neoplasia. We examined the effect of combined B-vitamin treatment on the occurrence of colorectal adenoma...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations of dietary flavonoids with risk of type 2 diabetes, and markers of insulin resistance and systemic inflammation in women: a prospective study and cross-sectional analysis
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:376-84. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association of dietary flavonol and flavone intake with type 2 diabetes, and biomarkers of insulin resistance and systemic inflammation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium, vitamin D, and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older U.S. women
    Simin Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2926-32. 2005
    ..To examine whether and to what extent intakes of calcium and vitamin D are related to the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged or older women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Common genetic variation in calpain-10 gene (CAPN10) and diabetes risk in a multi-ethnic cohort of American postmenopausal women
    Yiqing Song
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 16:2960-71. 2007
    ..37 for haplotypes in block 2). In conclusion, we did not observe any significant associations of the common SNPs or haplotypes across the CAPN10 gene with diabetes risk in our large and ethnically diverse cohort of postmenopausal women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake in relation to plasma insulin levels and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:59-65. 2004
    ..Higher intake of magnesium appears to improve glucose and insulin homeostasis; however, there are sparse prospective data on the association between magnesium intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  21. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the UCP2-UCP3 gene cluster and risk of diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Yi Hsiang Hsu
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 57:1101-7. 2008
    ..Genetic variants in the UCP2-UCP3 gene cluster, located on chromosome 11q13, may play a significant role in the development of type 2 diabetes...
  22. pmc Insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion determined by homeostasis model assessment and risk of diabetes in a multiethnic cohort of women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1747-52. 2007
    ..However, prospective data regarding its relation to diabetes risk in ethnically diverse populations are limited...
  23. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of dairy intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Simin Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1579-84. 2006
    ..Although studies have indicated that increased dairy intake may reduce risk of overweight and insulin resistance syndrome, data directly relating dairy intake to type 2 diabetes remain sparse...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and risk of cardiovascular disease among women
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1135-41. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results do not support the hypothesis that magnesium intake reduces the development of CHD, although a modest inverse association with stroke cannot be ruled out...
  25. pmc Circulating 25-hydroxy-vitamin D and risk of cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Lu Wang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:819-29. 2012
    ..Vitamin D status has been linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the optimal 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25[OH]-vitamin D) levels for potential cardiovascular health benefits remain unclear...
  26. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies nidogen 1 (NID1) as a susceptibility locus to cutaneous nevi and melanoma risk
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2673-9. 2011
    ..5 × 10(-6)) and in primary melanoma (P = 4.6 × 10(-4)) compared with the normal skin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and risk of type 2 diabetes in the women's health study randomized controlled trial
    Simin Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes 55:2856-62. 2006
    ..83-1.04) (P = 0.21) compared with those randomized to placebo. In this large trial with 10-year follow-up, alternate-day doses of 600 IU vitamin E provided no significant benefit for type 2 diabetes in initially healthy women...
  28. pmc Are variants in the CAPN10 gene related to risk of type 2 diabetes? A quantitative assessment of population and family-based association studies
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 74:208-22. 2004
    ..Our findings also suggest that both large-scale, well-designed association studies and functional studies are warranted to either reliably confirm or conclusively refute the initial hypothesis regarding the role of CAPN10 in T2D risk...
  29. pmc Plasma homocysteine and cysteine and risk of breast cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer Res 70:2397-405. 2010
    ..The increased risk of breast cancer associated with high cysteine levels warrants further investigation...
  30. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of red meat consumption and type 2 diabetes in middle-aged and elderly women: the women's health study
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, BrighamWomen s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2108-15. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the relation between red meat intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  31. doi request reprint Systematic review: Vitamin D and calcium supplementation in prevention of cardiovascular events
    Lu Wang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:315-23. 2010
    ..Vitamin D and calcium may affect the cardiovascular system independently and interactively...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of whole and refined grain breakfast cereals and weight gain in men
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 13:1952-60. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the association between whole and refined grain breakfast cereal intakes and risk of overweight (BMI >or= 25 kg/m(2)) and weight gain...
  33. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the APOA1 XmnI and APOC3 SstI polymorphisms in the APOA1/C3/A4 gene cluster and risk of incident myocardial infarction in men
    Simin Liu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Atherosclerosis 177:119-26. 2004
    ..However, whether genetic variations in the APOA1/C3/A4 gene cluster are associated with the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) remains uncertain and prospective data are sparse...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors on renal and arrhythmia events: meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Jingjing Zhang
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 296:1619-32. 2006
    ..Adverse effects of selective cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitors on renal events and arrhythmia have been controversial, with suggestions of a class effect...
  35. pmc Multivitamins, individual vitamin and mineral supplements, and risk of diabetes among older U.S. adults
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:108-14. 2011
    ..Understanding the relationship between multivitamin use and diabetes risk is important given the wide use of multivitamin supplements among U.S. adults...
  36. pmc A germline variant in the interferon regulatory factor 4 gene as a novel skin cancer risk locus
    Jiali Han
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 71:1533-9. 2011
    ..6 × 10(-3)). Given that the T allele was shown previously to be associated with increased expression of IRF4 locus, further studies are warranted to elucidate the role of the IRF4 gene in human pigmentation and skin cancer development...
  37. pmc Magnesium, vitamin D status and mortality: results from US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001 to 2006 and NHANES III
    Xinqing Deng
    Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    BMC Med 11:187. 2013
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  38. ncbi request reprint Sex differences of endogenous sex hormones and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric L Ding
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 295:1288-99. 2006
    ..Inconsistent data suggest that endogenous sex hormones may have a role in sex-dependent etiologies of type 2 diabetes, such that hyperandrogenism may increase risk in women while decreasing risk in men...
  39. ncbi request reprint Is nondiabetic hyperglycemia a risk factor for cardiovascular disease? A meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Emily B Levitan
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2147-55. 2004
    ..Although hyperglycemia increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetic patients, the risk associated with blood glucose levels in the nondiabetic range remains unsettled...
  40. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: apolipoprotein E genotypes and risk for coronary heart disease
    Yiqing Song
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:137-47. 2004
    ..Despite many population studies, however, the impact of apoE polymorphism on risk for CHD remains uncertain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and incidence of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stroke 35:1538-42. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and risk of stroke are inconsistent. We quantitatively assessed the relationship between fish intake and incidence of stroke using a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  42. ncbi request reprint The tau gene haplotype h1 confers a susceptibility to Parkinson's disease
    Jun Zhang
    Department of Neurology, The Third Hospital of Beijing University, Beijing, China
    Eur Neurol 53:15-21. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and the metabolic syndrome: epidemiologic evidence to date
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:351-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this brief review is to summarize the epidemiologic data relating magnesium to the metabolic syndrome and to discuss the potential mechanisms...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of inflammatory cytokines and diabetes mellitus in a multiethnic cohort of postmenopausal women
    Simin Liu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1676-85. 2007
    ..However, prospective studies that comprehensively assess their roles in the development of type 2 diabetes are few, especially in minority populations...
  45. pmc Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats: a few thoughts on systematic review
    Ka He
    BMJ 332:915; discussion 915-6. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality are inconsistent...
  47. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of administrative coding for type 2 diabetes in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Eric L Ding
    Diabetes Care 30:e98; author reply e99. 2007

Research Grants2

  1. Diabetes Prevention in the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial
    Yiqing Song; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, due to lack of definitive data from large-scale clinical trials, it remains unclear whether T2D can be delayed or prevented by use of these supplements. ..