F L Brancati

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status, depression, and health status in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:349. 2011
  2. pmc Midcourse correction to a clinical trial when the event rate is underestimated: the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study
    Frederick L Brancati
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Trials 9:113-24. 2012
  3. pmc Common carotid arterial interadventitial distance (diameter) as an indicator of the damaging effects of age and atherosclerosis, a cross-sectional study of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Cohort Limited Access Data (ARICLAD), 1987-89
    Marsha L Eigenbrodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:1. 2006
  4. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
  5. pmc Maternal risk factors for abnormal placental growth: the national collaborative perinatal project
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:44. 2008
  6. pmc The transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) polymorphism may be associated with focal arteriolar narrowing in Caucasians with hypertension or without diabetes: the ARIC Study
    Yu Yan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    F L Brancati
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 283:2253-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Subclinical states of glucose intolerance and risk of death in the U.S
    S H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:447-53. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer risk
    Sharon H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:412-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control, atherosclerosis, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1965-73. 2005

Research Grants

  1. PROJECT SUGAR2: HEALTH EVENTS & COSTS IN DIABETIC BLACKS
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. NIDDM SUSCEPTIBILITY GENES IN A BIRACIAL COHORT
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Look AHEAD: Action for Health in Diabetes
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Patient Oriented Research in Type 2 Diabetes
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications96

  1. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status, depression, and health status in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:349. 2011
    ..The objective of this manuscript was to evaluate the relationship between neighborhood-level SES and health status and depression...
  2. pmc Midcourse correction to a clinical trial when the event rate is underestimated: the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study
    Frederick L Brancati
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Trials 9:113-24. 2012
    ..This article describes this process in the Look AHEAD study and places it in the context of recent articles on endpoint modification and recent trials that reported endpoint modification...
  3. pmc Common carotid arterial interadventitial distance (diameter) as an indicator of the damaging effects of age and atherosclerosis, a cross-sectional study of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Cohort Limited Access Data (ARICLAD), 1987-89
    Marsha L Eigenbrodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:1. 2006
    ..The effect of age on common carotid artery diameter is unclear for varying atherosclerosis risk levels...
  4. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
    ..This study aims to conduct a multi-level analysis to examine the relationship between neighborhood SES and weight-related health behaviors...
  5. pmc Maternal risk factors for abnormal placental growth: the national collaborative perinatal project
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:44. 2008
    ..We sought to identify maternal risk factors for placental weight and two neglected dimensions of placental growth: placental thickness and chorionic plate area...
  6. pmc The transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) polymorphism may be associated with focal arteriolar narrowing in Caucasians with hypertension or without diabetes: the ARIC Study
    Yu Yan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:9. 2010
    ..We therefore aimed to investigate the association between the transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) rs7903146 polymorphism and retinal microvascular phenotypes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study (1993-1995)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    F L Brancati
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 283:2253-9. 2000
    ..Although the excess prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African Americans is well established, few studies have compared incident diabetes in African American and white persons...
  8. ncbi request reprint Subclinical states of glucose intolerance and risk of death in the U.S
    S H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:447-53. 2001
    ..These associations were independent of established cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer risk
    Sharon H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:412-8. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control, atherosclerosis, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1965-73. 2005
    ..This study examines the relationship between A1C, carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), and traditional cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patterns of disability related to diabetes mellitus in older women
    Siobhan C Maty
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:148-53. 2004
    ..To identify pattern(s) of disability related to diabetes in older women and to determine the extent to which disability is mediated by selected diabetes complications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity levels in a sample of urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Camille A Pearte
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:198-205. 2004
    ..The factors influencing physical activity in this group have not been well examined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of infection-related mortality in the U.S
    A G Bertoni
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1044-9. 2001
    ..0, 1.8-5.0) but not without CVD (1.0, 0.5-2.2). CONCLUSIONS--These nationally representative data suggest that diabetic adults are at greater risk for infection-related mortality, and the excess risk may be mediated by CVD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vital capacity as a predictor of incident type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Hsin Chieh Yeh
    The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1472-9. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that lower vital capacity is cross-sectionally associated with features of insulin resistance and is an independent predictor of incident type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressive symptoms and metabolic control over 3 years among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:377-82. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and metabolic control...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pro12Ala of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 gene is associated with lower serum insulin levels in nonobese African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    W H Linda Kao
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W6513, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes 52:1568-72. 2003
    ..We conclude that among nonobese African Americans, the Pro/Ala genotype is associated with markers of greater insulin sensitivity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk of end-stage renal disease in diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study of men screened for MRFIT. Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial
    F L Brancati
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 278:2069-74. 1997
    ..Diabetes is a frequent cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, the degree of risk is uncertain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and incident type 2 diabetes
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hepatology 38:50-6. 2003
    ..05-4.40). In conclusion, pre-existing HCV infection may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes in persons with recognized diabetes risk factors. Additional larger prospective evaluations are needed to confirm these preliminary findings...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and etiology of elevated aminotransferase levels in the United States
    Jeanne M Clark
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:960-7. 2003
    ..Unexplained aminotransferase elevation was strongly associated with adiposity and other features of the metabolic syndrome, and thus may represent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a US sample
    Sharon H Saydah
    Social and Scientific Systems, Inc, 8757 Georgia Avenue 12th Floor, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 19:202-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, to determine if depressive symptoms increased the risk of type 2 diabetes, we conducted longitudinal analyses using data from the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Survey (NHEFS)...
  21. pmc Association between parental history of type 2 diabetes and glycemic control in urban African Americans
    Lucy Gong
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1773-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between parental history of type 2 diabetes and glycemic control among diabetic urban African Americans...
  22. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of problem solving and diabetes control in type 2 diabetes self-management
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer 1 164, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:1018-28. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore and compare diabetes-related problem solving in urban African Americans in good and poor diabetes control...
  23. pmc Blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and albuminuria in 10,113 participants in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Charles C Hsu
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Hypertens 27:397-409. 2009
    ..Albuminuria predicts cardiovascular risk, but its function as a marker of endothelial damage and atherosclerosis is uncertain, as is the complex relationship with hypertension and diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker team interventions in urban African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:53-66. 2004
    ....
  25. pmc Glycated hemoglobin, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk in nondiabetic adults
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:800-11. 2010
    ..Fasting glucose is the standard measure used to diagnose diabetes in the United States. Recently, glycated hemoglobin was also recommended for this purpose...
  26. pmc Elevated A1C in adults without a history of diabetes in the U.S
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:828-33. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of elevated A1C in a large, nationally representative sample of adults without diabetes in the U.S...
  27. pmc Health-related quality of life in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:412-9. 2002
    ..To examine the association of socioeconomic barriers, familial barriers, and clinical variables with health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Excess risk of chronic kidney disease among African-American versus white subjects in the United States: a population-based study of potential explanatory factors
    Michelle E Tarver-Carr
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2363-70. 2002
    ..Nearly one-half of the excess risk of CKD among African-American adults can be explained on the basis of potentially modifiable risk factors; however, much of the excess risk remains unexplained...
  29. doi request reprint Association of lactate with blood pressure before and after rapid weight loss
    Stephen O Crawford
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:1337-42. 2008
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests that insufficient oxidative capacity plays a central role in the development of insulin resistance and, perhaps, hypertension...
  30. pmc Quantitative comparison and evaluation of software packages for assessment of abdominal adipose tissue distribution by magnetic resonance imaging
    S Bonekamp
    Russel H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:100-11. 2008
    ..Design:Feature evaluation and test-retest reliability of softwares (NIHImage, SliceOmatic, Analyze, HippoFat and EasyVision) used in manual, semi-automated or automated segmentation of abdominal adipose tissue...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diabetes problem-solving scale development in an adult, African American sample
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:291-9. 2007
    ....
  32. pmc Associations of patient health-related problem solving with disease control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations in HIV and diabetes clinic samples
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:649-54. 2007
    ..However, a health-related problem-solving instrument that demonstrates sensitivity to disease control parameters in multiple diseases has not been established...
  33. ncbi request reprint End-digit preference and the quality of blood pressure monitoring in diabetic adults
    Esther S H Kim
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1959-63. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that low-quality BP data, reflected in end-digit preference (EDP), remains common in primary care of diabetic adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adrenal gland volume and dexamethasone-suppressed cortisol correlate with total daily salivary cortisol in African-American women
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 616, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1358-63. 2007
    ..Alternative measures (salivary cortisol and adrenal gland volume) have not been systematically compared with 24-h urine free cortisol (UFC) in a healthy population...
  35. ncbi request reprint The burden and treatment of diabetes in elderly individuals in the u.s
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2415-9. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and safety of oral medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Shari Bolen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Evidence Based Practice Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:386-99. 2007
    ..As newer oral diabetes agents continue to emerge on the market, comparative evidence is urgently required to guide appropriate therapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Coffee and sweetened beverage consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Nina P Paynter
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1075-84. 2006
    ..In summary, increased coffee consumption was significantly associated with a decreased risk of diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus in community-based US adults...
  38. ncbi request reprint Perceived body image among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:194-200. 2006
    ..To assess current, desired and best body image in the opposite sex and examine correlates of body image dissatisfaction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association of social problem solving with glycemic control in a sample of urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Behav Med 29:69-78. 2006
    ..Ineffective problem-solving styles may prove to be important targets for intervention to improve glycemic control...
  40. pmc Development and pilot evaluation of literacy-adapted diabetes and CVD education in urban, diabetic African Americans
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1491-4. 2008
    ..Despite prevalent low literacy nationally, empirical research on the development and testing of literacy-adapted patient education remains limited...
  41. pmc The natural course of microalbuminuria among African Americans with type 2 diabetes: a 3-year study
    Mohamed G Atta
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:62-72. 2009
    ..The natural course of microalbuminuria in African Americans (AA) with type 2 diabetes is not well established...
  42. pmc Association of diabetes, comorbidities, and A1C with functional disability in older adults: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2006
    Rita Rastogi Kalyani
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1055-60. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of diabetes and functional disability in older adults and the possible mediating roles of comorbidities and A1C...
  43. pmc The association of obesity and cervical cancer screening: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nisa M Maruthur
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:375-81. 2009
    ..Less screening may partly explain the higher cervical cancer mortality seen in obese white women...
  44. pmc Colorectal cancer outcomes, recurrence, and complications in persons with and without diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kelly B Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1839-51. 2010
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and availability of healthy foods in Baltimore
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2217, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:561-7. 2008
    ..The availability of healthy foods has rarely been directly measured in a systematic fashion. This study examines the associations among the availability of healthy foods and racial and income neighborhood composition...
  46. pmc Metabolic syndrome components and colorectal adenoma in the CLUE II cohort
    Konstantinos K Tsilidis
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1-10. 2010
    ..Thus, we evaluated the association between markers of the metabolic syndrome with colorectal adenoma development in a nested case-control study...
  47. pmc Extension of type 2 diabetes genome-wide association scan results in the diabetes prevention program
    Allan F Moore
    Center for Human Genetic Research, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 57:2503-10. 2008
    ....
  48. pmc Factors associated with intensification of oral diabetes medications in primary care provider-patient dyads: a cohort study
    Shari Danielle Bolen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Schoolof Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:25-31. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify novel visit-based factors associated with intensification of oral diabetes medications in diabetic adults...
  49. doi request reprint The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1788-94. 2009
    ..Although African American adults bear a disproportionate burden from diabetes mellitus (DM), few randomized controlled trials have tested culturally appropriate interventions to improve DM care...
  50. pmc Hepatic fat and adenosine triphosphate measurement in overweight and obese adults using 1H and 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Steven F Solga
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Liver Int 28:675-81. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the inter- and intrarater reliability and stability of hepatic fat and ATP measurements in a cohort of overweight and obese adults...
  51. pmc Diabetes mellitus and breast cancer outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kimberly S Peairs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 10753 Falls Rd, Suite 325, Lutherville, MD 21093, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:40-6. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the effect of pre-existing diabetes on breast cancer-related outcomes...
  52. doi request reprint Smoking, smoking cessation, and risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cohort study
    Hsin Chieh Yeh
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:10-7. 2010
    ..Cigarette smoking is an established predictor of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus, but the effects of smoking cessation on diabetes risk are unknown...
  53. pmc Failure to intensify antihypertensive treatment by primary care providers: a cohort study in adults with diabetes mellitus and hypertension
    Shari Danielle Bolen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:543-50. 2008
    ..Although tight blood pressure control is crucial in reducing vascular complications of diabetes, primary care providers often fail to appropriately intensify antihypertensive medications...
  54. ncbi request reprint Translational research principles of an effectiveness trial for diabetes care in an urban African American population
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:880-9. 2005
    ..Large-scale effectiveness trials designed to translate evidence-based diabetes care to community settings are few. Studies describing these methods among high-risk minority populations are particularly limited...
  55. ncbi request reprint Coffee intake and risk of hypertension: the Johns Hopkins precursors study
    Michael J Klag
    The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 200, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:657-62. 2002
    ..Whether the increase in blood pressure with coffee drinking seen in clinical trials persists over time and translates into an increased incidence of hypertension is not known...
  56. pmc Effect of an Internet-based curriculum on postgraduate education. A multicenter intervention
    Stephen D Sisson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:505-9. 2004
    ..The curriculum was rated favorably by all programs, test scores on curricular content improved significantly, and program directors rated highly features made possible by an Internet-based curriculum...
  57. ncbi request reprint Racial comparisons of health care and glycemic control for African American and white diabetic adults in an urban managed care organization
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Dis Manag 7:25-34. 2004
    ..Differences in age, sex, and insurance type seemed to explain some of the disparities. Future research should determine the individual contributions of physician, patient, and system factors to the racial disparities in health care...
  58. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Leslie P Plotnick
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1142-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:429-35. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms predict type 2 diabetes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Screening for proteinuria in US adults: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 290:3101-14. 2003
    ..Chronic kidney disease is a growing public health problem. Screening for early identification could improve health but could also lead to unnecessary harms and excess costs...
  61. ncbi request reprint Leukocytosis, hypoalbuminemia, and the risk for chronic kidney disease in US adults
    Thomas P Erlinger
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:256-63. 2003
    ..Atherosclerosis and chronic kidney disease (CKD) share several common antecedents. However, the association between inflammatory markers and incident CKD is unknown...
  62. ncbi request reprint Receipt of renal replacement therapy in the United States: a population-based study of sociodemographic disparities from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II)
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:249-55. 2003
    ..We examined whether young adults, women, blacks, less-educated persons, the poor, and persons residing in less populated areas receive treatment when health insurance is no longer a barrier...
  63. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in young adulthood and the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle age
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1110-5. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate elevated BP as a long-term predictor of type 2 diabetes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Readability standards for informed-consent forms as compared with actual readability
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:721-6. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that text provided by IRBs in informed-consent forms falls short of the IRBs' own readability standards and that readability is influenced by the level of research activity, local literacy rates, and federal oversight...
  65. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: glycosylated hemoglobin and cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:421-31. 2004
    ..In persons with diabetes, chronic hyperglycemia (assessed by glycosylated hemoglobin level) is related to the development of microvascular disease; however, the relation of glycosylated hemoglobin to macrovascular disease is less clear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence and diabetes control in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:349-57. 2005
    ..These data suggest that specific medication-taking behaviors are important to diabetes control and constitute logical targets for interventions. ((c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)...
  67. pmc Obesity and mammography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nisa M Maruthur
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:665-77. 2009
    ..Obese women experience higher postmenopausal breast cancer risk, morbidity, and mortality and may be less likely to undergo mammography...
  68. ncbi request reprint Nephrotic range proteinuria and CD4 count as noninvasive indicators of HIV-associated nephropathy
    Mohamed G Atta
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Med 118:1288. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Thirty-six-item short-form outcomes following a randomized controlled trial in type 2 diabetes
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:443-4. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Anger temperament is modestly associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Atheroslcerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:325-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if anger proneness predicted type 2 diabetes using prospective analyses...
  71. ncbi request reprint Postchallenge hyperglycemia and mortality in a national sample of U.S. adults
    S H Saydah
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1397-402. 2001
    ..Similar trends were observed for CVD mortality. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that postchallenge hyperglycemia is associated with increased risk of all-cause and CVD mortality independently of other CVD risk factors...
  72. ncbi request reprint Postchallenge hyperglycemia in a national sample of U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes
    T P Erlinger
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1734-8. 2001
    ..Postchallenge hyperglycemia (PCH) is known to contribute to suboptimal glycemic control in adults with non-insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of PCH among individuals with diabetes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    W H Kao
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:748-57. 2001
    ..However, more moderate levels of alcohol consumption do not increase risk of type 2 diabetes in either middle-aged men or women...
  74. ncbi request reprint Body weight patterns from 20 to 49 years of age and subsequent risk for diabetes mellitus: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
    F L Brancati
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:957-63. 1999
    ..Obesity in middle age is a well-known risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the importance of weight and weight gain at younger ages is less certain...
  75. pmc Blood viscosity and hematocrit as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Leonardo J Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1153-60. 2008
    ..63, 95% confidence interval: 1.49, 1.79) were over 60% more likely to develop diabetes. Therefore, elevated blood viscosity and hematocrit deserve attention as emerging risk factors for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sports ability in young men and the incidence of cardiovascular disease
    Thomas K Houston
    Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 112:689-95. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the relation between the ability of young adults in different sports and their continued physical activity in midlife, and subsequent cardiovascular disease...
  77. ncbi request reprint Assessment of medical school institutional review board policies regarding compensation of subjects for research-related injury
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Med 118:175-80. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that informed consent language at U.S. medical schools would be particularly complex and fall short of IOM goals, especially for projects without industry sponsorship...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high blood pressure and elevated serum creatinine level in the United States: findings from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    J Coresh
    2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1207-16. 2001
    ..The prevalence and incidence of end-stage renal disease in the United States are increasing, but milder renal disease is much more common and may often go undiagnosed and undertreated...
  79. pmc Does pre-existing diabetes affect prostate cancer prognosis? A systematic review
    C F Snyder
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 13:58-64. 2010
    ..20). Diabetes was also associated with receiving radiation therapy, complication rates, recurrence and treatment failure. Our analysis suggests that pre-existing diabetes affects the treatment and outcomes of men with prostate cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Patient priorities and needs for diabetes care among urban African American adults
    M L Batts
    Department of Medicine, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Educ 27:405-12. 2001
    ..Interventions designed to address comprehensive health and social needs should be included in treatment and educational plans for this population...
  81. ncbi request reprint Influence of retirement on leisure-time physical activity: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:692-9. 2002
    ..In this study, retirement was associated with gains in sport and exercise participation as well as television watching...
  82. ncbi request reprint The association of atherosclerosis, vascular risk factors, and retinopathy in adults with diabetes : the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Ronald Klein
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:1225-34. 2002
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the prevalence of retinopathy and its associations with atherosclerosis and vascular risk factors in people with diabetes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Age and the burden of death attributable to diabetes in the United States
    Sharon H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:714-9. 2002
    ..8% for CVD). These data suggest that diabetes accounts for at least 3.6% of all deaths and 5.2% of CVD deaths in US adults. Improvements in diabetes prevention and treatment should produce noticeable effects on US life expectancy...
  84. pmc Strategies to curb the epidemic of diabetes and obesity in primary care settings
    Tiffany L Gary
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1242-3. 2004
  85. pmc Computer and internet use among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Chandra L Jackson
    615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 82:575-83. 2005
    ..New programs are needed to explore Internet-based interventions to improve self-management and diabetes care among African Americans...
  86. ncbi request reprint Sex disparities in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, 1995 to 2001
    Alain G Bertoni
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1054-60. 2004
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  87. pmc Cross-sectional and prospective study of lung function in adults with type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Hsin Chieh Yeh
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:741-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that diabetes is independently associated with reduced lung function, both cross-sectionally and longitudinally...
  88. pmc Reduction in weight and cardiovascular disease risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes: one-year results of the look AHEAD trial
    Xavier Pi-Sunyer
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1374-83. 2007
    ..This report describes 1-year changes in CVD risk factors in a trial designed to examine the long-term effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention on the incidence of major CVD events...
  89. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for peripheral arterial disease incidence in persons with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 180:389-97. 2005
    ..Some risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have been identified, but little information is available on PAD risk factors in individuals with diabetes...
  90. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and idiopathic cardiomyopathy: a nationwide case-control study
    Alain G Bertoni
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2791-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, we used the 1995 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) to determine discharge rates and test the hypothesis that diabetes is independently associated with ICM...
  91. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and coronary heart disease risk in persons with and without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1910-6. 2005
    ..Chronic hyperglycemia has been hypothesized to contribute to coronary heart disease (CHD), but the extent to which hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) level, a marker of long-term glycemic control, is independently related to CHD risk is uncertain...
  92. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of randomized educational and behavioral interventions in type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:488-501. 2003
    ..This meta-analysis was conducted to assess the effect of educational and behavioral interventions on body weight and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes...
  93. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors, obesity and the risk of chronic kidney disease
    Benedicte Stengel
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 170, Villejuif, France
    Epidemiology 14:479-87. 2003
    ..Some lifestyle behaviors and obesity are risk factors for vascular disease, but their relation to kidney disease is uncertain...
  94. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker interventions on risk factors for diabetes-related complications in urban African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 37:23-32. 2003
    ..There are also few or no data on a combined primary care and community-based intervention approach...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular events in diabetic and nondiabetic adults with or without history of myocardial infarction
    Chong Do Lee
    Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences, West Texas A and M University, Canyon, Tex, USA
    Circulation 109:855-60. 2004
    ..We compared risks of CHD and stroke events and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetic and nondiabetic men and women with and without a history of MI...
  96. pmc Serum insulin, obesity, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in black and white adults: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study: 1987-1998
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1358-64. 2002
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that fasting serum insulin is higher in nonobese black adults than in white adults and that high fasting insulin predicts type 2 diabetes equally well in both groups...

Research Grants26

  1. PROJECT SUGAR2: HEALTH EVENTS & COSTS IN DIABETIC BLACKS
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. NIDDM SUSCEPTIBILITY GENES IN A BIRACIAL COHORT
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Look AHEAD: Action for Health in Diabetes
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These procedures will enable us to analyze the effects of the intervention on serious cardiovascular- related factors and complications, and cost-effectiveness of the intervention. ..
  4. Patient Oriented Research in Type 2 Diabetes
    Frederick Brancati; Fiscal Year: 2007
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