Qi Sun

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations of leg fat accumulation with adiposity-related biological factors and risk of metabolic syndrome
    Xiaomin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:824-30. 2013
  2. pmc White rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: meta-analysis and systematic review
    Emily A Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 344:e1454. 2012
  3. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and type 2 diabetes: a prospective analysis in the nurses' health study and meta-analysis
    Hongyu Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:153-61. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Gut microbiota metabolites of dietary lignans and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in two cohorts of U.S. women
    Qi Sun
    Corresponding author Qi Sun
    Diabetes Care 37:1287-95. 2014
  5. pmc Plasma retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) levels and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective analysis among women in the nurses' health study
    Qi Sun
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1938-47. 2013
  6. pmc Plasma levels of fetuin-A and hepatic enzymes and risk of type 2 diabetes in women in the U.S
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 62:49-55. 2013
  7. pmc Healthy lifestyle and leukocyte telomere length in U.S. women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38374. 2012
  8. pmc 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and the risk of stroke: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 43:1470-7. 2012
  9. pmc Saturated fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease: modulation by replacement nutrients
    Patty W Siri-Tarino
    Atherosclerosis Research, Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 12:384-90. 2010
  10. pmc White rice, brown rice, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:961-9. 2010

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Publications60

  1. pmc Associations of leg fat accumulation with adiposity-related biological factors and risk of metabolic syndrome
    Xiaomin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:824-30. 2013
    ..To examine associations between regional fat mass (FM) distribution and cardiometabolic risk factors among ethnic minority groups, such as non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics...
  2. pmc White rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: meta-analysis and systematic review
    Emily A Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 344:e1454. 2012
    ..To summarise evidence on the association between white rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes and to quantify the potential dose-response relation...
  3. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and type 2 diabetes: a prospective analysis in the nurses' health study and meta-analysis
    Hongyu Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:153-61. 2013
    ..Prospective data regarding persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) are limited, and the results for individual POPs are not entirely consistent across studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gut microbiota metabolites of dietary lignans and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in two cohorts of U.S. women
    Qi Sun
    Corresponding author Qi Sun
    Diabetes Care 37:1287-95. 2014
    ..To examine urinary levels of enterolactone and enterodiol, intestinal microbial metabolites of dietary lignans, in relation to type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk...
  5. pmc Plasma retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) levels and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective analysis among women in the nurses' health study
    Qi Sun
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1938-47. 2013
    ..Furthermore, previous studies did not distinguish among full-length and truncated forms of RBP4 that might have various biological activities...
  6. pmc Plasma levels of fetuin-A and hepatic enzymes and risk of type 2 diabetes in women in the U.S
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 62:49-55. 2013
    ..69 (1.39-2.05) (P for heterogeneity = 0.45). These findings suggest that plasma fetuin-A levels were independently associated with higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  7. pmc Healthy lifestyle and leukocyte telomere length in U.S. women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38374. 2012
    ..Whether a healthy lifestyle may be associated with longer telomere length is largely unknown...
  8. pmc 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and the risk of stroke: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 43:1470-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine this association in a prospective study in women and to summarize all existing data in a meta-analysis...
  9. pmc Saturated fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease: modulation by replacement nutrients
    Patty W Siri-Tarino
    Atherosclerosis Research, Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 12:384-90. 2010
    ..Therefore, dietary recommendations should emphasize substitution of polyunsaturated fat and minimally processed grains for saturated fat...
  10. pmc White rice, brown rice, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:961-9. 2010
    ..We examined white and brown rice consumption in relation to type 2 diabetes risk prospectively in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and the Nurses' Health Study I and II...
  11. pmc Prospective study of zinc intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:629-34. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the intake of zinc in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women...
  12. pmc Vitamin D intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US men and women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition and Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:534-42. 2011
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  13. pmc Comparison of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometric and anthropometric measures of adiposity in relation to adiposity-related biologic factors
    Qi Sun
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1442-54. 2010
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  14. pmc Physical activity at midlife in relation to successful survival in women at age 70 years or older
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:194-201. 2010
    ..Physical activity is associated with reduced risks of chronic diseases and premature death. Whether physical activity is also associated with improved overall health among those who survive to older ages is unclear...
  15. pmc Leptin and soluble leptin receptor levels in plasma and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women: a prospective study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:611-8. 2010
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  16. pmc Excessive body iron stores are not associated with risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 138:2436-41. 2008
    ..05 (0.62, 1.77), 1.19 (0.69, 2.03), and 1.05 (0.60, 1.85; P-trend = 0.90) across quartiles. Our data do not support the hypothesis that excessive body iron stores are associated with risk of CHD...
  17. pmc Alcohol consumption at midlife and successful ageing in women: a prospective cohort analysis in the nurses' health study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001090. 2011
    ..In this study, we prospectively examined alcohol use assessed at midlife in relation to successful ageing in a cohort of US women...
  18. pmc Adiposity and weight change in mid-life in relation to healthy survival after age 70 in women: prospective cohort study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    BMJ 339:b3796. 2009
    ..To examine the hypothesis that mid-life adiposity is associated with a reduced probability of maintaining an optimal health status among those who survive to older ages...
  19. pmc Increased mortality risk in women with depression and diabetes mellitus
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:42-50. 2011
    ..Depression and diabetes mellitus have been associated with an increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. However, data evaluating the joint effects of these 2 conditions on mortality are sparse...
  20. pmc Red meat consumption and mortality: results from 2 prospective cohort studies
    An Pan
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:555-63. 2012
    ..Red meat consumption has been associated with an increased risk of chronic diseases. However, its relationship with mortality remains uncertain...
  21. doi request reprint Associations between red meat intake and biomarkers of inflammation and glucose metabolism in women
    Sylvia H Ley
    Departments of Nutrition SHL, QS, WCW, KW, AP, and FBH and Epidemiology WCW, FG, and FBH, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School QS, WCW, AHE, FG, and FBH, Boston, MA and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore AP
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:352-60. 2014
    ..Greater red meat intake is associated with an increased type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk. However, the relation of red meat intake to biomarkers of inflammation and glucose metabolism has not been investigated thoroughly...
  22. pmc Depression and incident stroke in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 42:2770-5. 2011
    ..Depression has been associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but prospective data for the association with stroke are limited...
  23. ncbi request reprint Blood concentrations of individual long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:216-23. 2008
    ..Whereas dietary intake of long-chain n-3 fatty acids has been associated with risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI), few studies have examined the relation for blood concentrations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Urinary isoflavone concentrations are inversely associated with cardiometabolic risk markers in pregnant u.s. Women
    Ling Shi
    Department of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
    J Nutr 144:344-51. 2014
    ..These data suggest that there may be a relation between isoflavone intake and cardiometabolic risk markers in pregnant women. ..
  25. pmc Dietary and plasma magnesium and risk of coronary heart disease among women
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000114. 2013
    ..Magnesium influences endothelial function, inflammation, blood pressure, and diabetes, but a direct relation with coronary heart disease (CHD) risk has not been established...
  26. pmc Changes in red meat consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: three cohorts of US men and women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1328-35. 2013
    ..Red meat consumption has been consistently associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, whether changes in red meat intake are related to subsequent T2DM risk remains unknown...
  27. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies polymorphisms in LEPR as determinants of plasma soluble leptin receptor levels
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:1846-55. 2010
    ..These data provide novel evidence revealing the role of polymorphisms in LEPR in modulating plasma levels of sOB-R and may further our understanding of the complex relationships among leptin, leptin receptor and diabetes-related traits...
  28. pmc Adolescent dairy product consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women
    Vasanti S Malik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:854-61. 2011
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2D) prevention has generally focused on the identification of risk factors in adulthood. Dairy product consumption in adults has been associated with a lower risk of T2D...
  29. pmc Dietary flavonoid intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women
    Nicole M Wedick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:925-33. 2012
    ..Data from mechanistic studies support a beneficial effect of specific flavonoids on insulin sensitivity. However, few studies have evaluated the relation between intakes of different flavonoid subclasses and type 2 diabetes...
  30. pmc Major dietary protein sources and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Adam M Bernstein
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 122:876-83. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the relation between foods that are major dietary protein sources and incident CHD...
  31. pmc A novel fatty acid lipophilic index and risk of CHD in US men: the health professionals follow-up study
    Hongyu Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Br J Nutr 110:466-74. 2013
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  32. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1884-91. 2010
    ..Although it has been hypothesized that the diabetes-depression relation is bidirectional, few studies have addressed this hypothesis in a prospective setting...
  33. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of type 2 diabetes: two prospective cohort studies in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001141. 2011
    ..However, its association with type 2 diabetes remains unclear. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this association in two cohorts of US women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Plasma and erythrocyte biomarkers of dairy fat intake and risk of ischemic heart disease
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:929-37. 2007
    ..The relation between dairy product intake and the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) remains controversial...
  35. pmc Total and high-molecular-weight adiponectin and resistin in relation to the risk for type 2 diabetes in women
    Christin Heidemann
    Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:307-16. 2008
    ..Adiponectin and resistin are recently discovered adipokines that may provide a molecular link between adiposity and type 2 diabetes...
  36. pmc Genetic variants in ABO blood group region, plasma soluble E-selectin levels and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:1856-62. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate that the genetic variants at ABO locus affect plasma sE-selectin levels and diabetes risk. The genetic associations with diabetes risk were independent of sE-selectin levels...
  37. pmc Red meat consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: 3 cohorts of US adults and an updated meta-analysis
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1088-96. 2011
    ..The relation between consumption of different types of red meats and risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains uncertain...
  38. pmc Higher adiponectin levels predict greater weight gain in healthy women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Marie France Hivert
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:409-15. 2011
    ..High adiponectin production by adipocytes might be a sign of "healthy" adipose tissue with further capacity to store fat...
  39. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of trans fatty acids in erythrocytes and risk of coronary heart disease
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 115:1858-65. 2007
    ..We assessed the hypothesis that higher trans fatty acid contents in erythrocytes were associated with an elevated risk of CHD in a nested case-control study among US women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fruit consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from three prospective longitudinal cohort studies
    Isao Muraki
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 347:f5001. 2013
    ..To determine whether individual fruits are differentially associated with risk of type 2 diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison between plasma and erythrocyte fatty acid content as biomarkers of fatty acid intake in US women
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:74-81. 2007
    ..Erythrocyte fatty acids may be superior to plasma fatty acids for reflecting long-term fatty acid intake because of less sensitivity to recent intake and a slower turnover rate...
  42. pmc Walnut consumption is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:512-8. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that higher walnut consumption is associated with a significantly lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women...
  43. pmc α-Linolenic acid and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1262-73. 2012
    ..Prior studies of α-linolenic acid (ALA), a plant-derived omega-3 (n-3) fatty acid, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk have generated inconsistent results...
  44. pmc Low dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate is associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke among women
    Monik C Jimenez
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Stroke 44:1784-9. 2013
    ..DHEAS may influence ischemic stroke risk through atherosclerotic-related mechanisms (endothelial function and smooth muscle cell proliferation) or insulin resistance...
  45. pmc Genetic variants at 2q24 are associated with susceptibility to type 2 diabetes
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:2706-15. 2010
    ..05). These data suggest that the 2q24 locus may influence the T2D risk by affecting glucose metabolism and insulin resistance...
  46. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of fetuin-A and risk of coronary heart disease in US women: the Nurses' Health Study
    Qi Sun
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Q S, M K T, E B R, J A E M Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Q S, E B R
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000939. 2014
    ..We aimed to explicitly examine whether systemic inflammation, a factor leading to elevated vascular calcification, may modify the association between fetuin-A and CHD risk...
  47. pmc Effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on biological risk factors for type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicole M Wedick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Nutr J 10:93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of regular and decaffeinated coffee on biological risk factors for type 2 diabetes...
  48. doi request reprint Circulating fetuin-A and risk of ischemic stroke in women
    Monik C Jimenez
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Clin Chem 60:165-73. 2014
    ..In a recent study, higher circulating fetuin-A was associated with cardiovascular events, particularly ischemic stroke. However, these data have not been replicated...
  49. pmc Resistin is associated with biomarkers of inflammation while total and high-molecular weight adiponectin are associated with biomarkers of inflammation, insulin resistance, and endothelial function
    Jessica L Fargnoli
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, ST816, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:281-8. 2010
    ..It remains to be elucidated which of these adipokines is associated primarily with biomarkers of all or only some of these categories, i.e. biomarkers of inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and/or insulin secretion or insulinemia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol A and Phthalate Metabolites with Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Investigation in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and NHSII Cohorts
    Qi Sun
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:616-23. 2014
    ..Environ Health Perspect 122:616-623; http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1307201. ..
  51. pmc Association between alcohol consumption and plasma fetuin-A and its contribution to incident type 2 diabetes in women
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 57:93-101. 2014
    ..We therefore hypothesised that moderate alcohol consumption would be associated with lower fetuin-A concentration and that fetuin-A would partly explain the association between alcohol consumption and incident type 2 diabetes...
  52. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies variants at the IL18-BCO2 locus associated with interleukin-18 levels
    Meian He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:885-90. 2010
    ..We sought to identify the common genetic variants associated with IL-18 levels...
  53. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1171-80. 2012
    ..However, the results have been inconsistent. This meta-analysis aimed to summarize the current evidence from cross-sectional and prospective cohort studies that evaluated this association...
  54. pmc Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and risk of incident type 2 diabetes in women
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2021-3. 2010
    ..To determine the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) concentration and risk of incident type 2 diabetes...
  55. pmc Depression and risk of stroke morbidity and mortality: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 306:1241-9. 2011
    ..Several studies have suggested that depression is associated with an increased risk of stroke; however, the results are inconsistent...
  56. pmc Role of adiposity and lifestyle in the relationship between family history of diabetes and 20-year incidence of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women
    Esther van 't Riet
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:763-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate to what extent the association between family history of diabetes and risk of type 2 diabetes can be explained by excess adiposity and lifestyle risk factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and poverty in China
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2784-90. 2006
    ..Smoking related expenses pushed a significant proportion of low-income families into poverty in China. Therefore, reducing the smoking rate appears to be not only a public health strategy, but also a poverty reduction strategy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia and risk of incident psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in US women
    Shaowei Wu
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:304-10. 2014
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether a history of hypercholesterolemia is associated with the risk of developing incident psoriasis and psoriasis with PsA in a cohort of US women...
  59. pmc Twelve type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci identified through large-scale association analysis
    Benjamin F Voight
    Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Nat Genet 42:579-89. 2010
    ..We also show that a high proportion of T2D susceptibility loci harbor independent association signals influencing apparently unrelated complex traits...
  60. pmc The Lin28/let-7 axis regulates glucose metabolism
    Hao Zhu
    Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital Boston and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Cell 147:81-94. 2011
    ..These data establish the Lin28/let-7 pathway as a central regulator of mammalian glucose metabolism...

Research Grants1

  1. Dietary Polyphenols, Urinary Biomarkers & Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    Qi Sun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings of the proposed application can be used to develop more effective dietary advice and to make changes in food composition to contribute to the prevention of type 2 diabetes. ..