Rob van Dam

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee and type 2 diabetes: from beans to beta-cells
    R M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:69-77. 2006
  2. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality among men with type 2 diabetes
    Weili Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1043-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Coffee consumption and the decreased risk of diabetes mellitus type 2]
    R M van Dam
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1821-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between overweight in adolescence and premature death in women
    Rob M van Dam
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:91-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Coffee, caffeine, and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study in younger and middle-aged U.S. women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:398-403. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Potentially modifiable determinants of vitamin D status in an older population in the Netherlands: the Hoorn Study
    Rob M van Dam
    Institute for Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:755-61. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium, major food sources, and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. black women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2238-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 294:97-104. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Carbohydrate intake and obesity
    R M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S75-99. 2007
  10. pmc Combined impact of lifestyle factors on mortality: prospective cohort study in US women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 337:a1440. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee and type 2 diabetes: from beans to beta-cells
    R M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:69-77. 2006
    ..For individual choices regarding coffee consumption, potential effects of coffee on various health outcomes should be considered...
  2. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality among men with type 2 diabetes
    Weili Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1043-5. 2009
    ..Coffee consumption has been linked to detrimental acute metabolic and hemodynamic effects. We investigated coffee consumption in relation to risk of CVDs and mortality in diabetic men...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Coffee consumption and the decreased risk of diabetes mellitus type 2]
    R M van Dam
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1821-5. 2006
    ..Identification of these coffee components may lead to the development or selection of coffee types with improved effects on health...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between overweight in adolescence and premature death in women
    Rob M van Dam
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:91-7. 2006
    ..The impact of adiposity in adolescence on death during adulthood is uncertain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coffee, caffeine, and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study in younger and middle-aged U.S. women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:398-403. 2006
    ..High habitual coffee consumption has been associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but data on lower levels of consumption and on different types of coffee are sparse...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potentially modifiable determinants of vitamin D status in an older population in the Netherlands: the Hoorn Study
    Rob M van Dam
    Institute for Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:755-61. 2007
    ..Inadequate vitamin D status is common in many populations around the world...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium, major food sources, and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. black women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2238-43. 2006
    ..We examined magnesium, calcium, and major food sources in relation to type 2 diabetes in African-American women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 294:97-104. 2005
    ..Emerging epidemiological evidence suggests that higher coffee consumption may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Carbohydrate intake and obesity
    R M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S75-99. 2007
    ..Although it is difficult to establish with certainty that fiber rather than other dietary attributes are responsible, whole-grain cereals, vegetables, legumes and fruits seem to be the most appropriate sources of dietary carbohydrate...
  10. pmc Combined impact of lifestyle factors on mortality: prospective cohort study in US women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 337:a1440. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of combinations of lifestyle factors on mortality in middle aged women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:1269-83. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Gene-gene interactions between HNF4A and KCNJ11 in predicting Type 2 diabetes in women
    L Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabet Med 24:1187-91. 2007
    ..2 gene (KCNJ11). Both HNF4A and KCNJ11 have previously been associated with diabetes risk but little is known whether the variations in these genes interact with each other...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diet and risk of Type II diabetes: the role of types of fat and carbohydrate
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetologia 44:805-17. 2001
    ..Dietary recommendations to prevent Type II diabetes should focus more on the quality of fat and carbohydrate in the diet than quantity alone, in addition to balancing total energy intake with expenditure to avoid overweight and obesity...
  14. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among women with type 2 diabetes
    W L Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 52:810-7. 2009
    ..Coffee has been linked to both beneficial and harmful health effects, but data on its relationship with cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes are sparse...
  15. ncbi request reprint What aspects of body fat are particularly hazardous and how do we measure them?
    M B Snijder
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 35:83-92. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and incidence of impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, and type 2 diabetes: the Hoorn Study
    R M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 47:2152-9. 2004
    ..Coffee contains several substances that may affect glucose metabolism. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between habitual coffee consumption and the incidence of IFG, IGT and type 2 diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint The insulin receptor substrate-1 Gly972Arg polymorphism is not associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in two population-based studies
    R M van Dam
    Center of Nutrition and Health, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:752-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that the IRS-1 Gly972Arg variant increases risk of Type 2 diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Common variants in the ATP-sensitive K+ channel genes KCNJ11 (Kir6.2) and ABCC8 (SUR1) in relation to glucose intolerance: population-based studies and meta-analyses
    R M van Dam
    Centre of Nutrition and Health, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 22:590-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relation between common variants in the ATP-sensitive K+ channel genes and glucose intolerance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and education level in relation to quality of the diet: a study of Surinamese South Asian and Afro-Caribbean residents of the Netherlands
    M Nicolaou
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:383-93. 2006
    ..Surinam is a former Dutch colony in South America...
  20. ncbi request reprint FAO/WHO scientific update on carbohydrates in human nutrition: conclusions
    J Mann
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S132-7. 2007
  21. doi request reprint Initial experience with a multimodal enhanced recovery programme in patients undergoing liver resection
    R M van Dam
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 95:969-75. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the benefit of an ERAS programme for patients undergoing liver resection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fat food for a bad mood. Could we treat and prevent depression in Type 2 diabetes by means of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids? A review of the evidence
    F Pouwer
    Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 22:1465-75. 2005
    ..The aim of the present paper was to review whether polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) of the omega-3 family could be used for the prevention and treatment of depression in Type 2 diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status and parathyroid hormone levels in relation to blood pressure: a population-based study in older men and women
    M B Snijder
    Institute of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Intern Med 261:558-65. 2007
    ..Effects of poor vitamin D status on blood pressure may be mediated by elevated parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint [The attitude of Dutch women of Turkish ancestry towards measures for the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency; the results of focus group interviews]
    A Wijsman-Grootendorst
    Vrije Universiteit, Faculteit Aard en Levenswetenschappen, afd Voeding en Gezondheid, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:932-6. 2005
    ..To obtain insight into the attitude of Dutch women of Turkish ancestry towards various possible measures for the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency...

Research Grants1

  1. Dietary Polyphenols, Urinary Biomarkers & Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    Rob van Dam; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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. ..