Joan Lo

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of subclinical and clinical hypothyroidism in persons with chronic kidney disease
    Joan C Lo
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 67:1047-52. 2005
  2. pmc Risk of preterm delivery in non-diabetic women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
    M Yamamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Perinatol 32:770-6. 2012
  3. pmc Prehypertension and hypertension in community-based pediatric practice
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e415-24. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of vitamin D deficiency within a large integrated health care delivery system
    Moxie J Stratton-Loeffler
    Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 18:497-505. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of atypical femoral fracture
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Bone 51:181-4. 2012
  6. pmc Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:952. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Bone and the perimenopause
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:503-17. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint GFR, body mass index, and low high-density lipoprotein concentration in adults with and without CKD
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:552-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with oral bisphosphonate exposure
    Joan C Lo
    Research Scientist, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:243-53. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk tool validation in an integrated healthcare delivery system
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:188-94. 2011

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of subclinical and clinical hypothyroidism in persons with chronic kidney disease
    Joan C Lo
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 67:1047-52. 2005
    ..Previous studies have suggested a higher prevalence of thyroid abnormalities in persons with end-stage renal disease. However, little is known regarding the epidemiology of thyroid disorders in persons with less severe kidney dysfunction...
  2. pmc Risk of preterm delivery in non-diabetic women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
    M Yamamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Perinatol 32:770-6. 2012
    ..To examine the risk and etiology of preterm delivery in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  3. pmc Prehypertension and hypertension in community-based pediatric practice
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e415-24. 2013
    ..To examine the prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension among children receiving well-child care in community-based practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of vitamin D deficiency within a large integrated health care delivery system
    Moxie J Stratton-Loeffler
    Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 18:497-505. 2012
    ..In the past decade, increasing attention has focused on identification and treatment of vitamin D deficiency although repletion outcomes of pharmacologic vitamin D therapy have not been examined at a population level...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of atypical femoral fracture
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Bone 51:181-4. 2012
    ..Reports of atypical femur fracture in bisphosphonate-exposed women have prompted interest in characterizing the clinical profiles of these patients...
  6. pmc Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:952. 2011
    ..This report describes the design and methods implemented for this study to obtain the clinical, biochemical, anthropometric, and behavioral measurements during the recruitment and follow-up phases...
  7. doi request reprint Bone and the perimenopause
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:503-17. 2011
    ..Indications, benefits, and risks of pharmacologic osteoporosis therapy should be assessed individually; there are currently no established guidelines addressing the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in perimenopausal women...
  8. ncbi request reprint GFR, body mass index, and low high-density lipoprotein concentration in adults with and without CKD
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:552-8. 2007
    ..Low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level is common in patients with chronic kidney disease, but associations between severity of chronic kidney disease, obesity, and HDL level have not been well defined...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with oral bisphosphonate exposure
    Joan C Lo
    Research Scientist, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:243-53. 2010
    ..The present study examined the prevalence of ONJ in patients receiving chronic oral bisphosphonate therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk tool validation in an integrated healthcare delivery system
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:188-94. 2011
    ..To evaluate the utility of the Fracture Risk Calculator (FRC, Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education) for predicting 10-year hip fracture risk within a "real world" population...
  11. doi request reprint Oral health considerations in older women receiving oral bisphosphonate therapy
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:916-22. 2011
    ..These data support efforts to optimize oral health and to identify risk factors for BRONJ in older individuals receiving bisphosphonate drugs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus among women with diagnosed polycystic ovary syndrome: a population-based study
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, 94612 2304, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1915-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and adverse cardiovascular risk profile of diagnosed polycystic ovary syndrome
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, 2000 Broadway Street, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1357-63. 2006
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with menstrual and reproductive abnormalities, insulin resistance, and obesity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Persistence with weekly alendronate therapy among postmenopausal women
    J C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:922-8. 2006
    ..Although clinical trials indicate that oral bisphosphonates reduce osteoporotic fracture risk, compliance with bisphosphonate therapy in practice is suboptimal, with 1-year discontinuation rates exceeding 50%...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nucleoside analogue treatment duration, insulin resistance, and fasting arterialized lactate level in patients with HIV infection
    Joan C Lo
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1335-40. 2005
    ..We examined the association of NRTI treatment duration and lactate level in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and assessed the relationship of treatment duration and lactate level with insulin resistance...
  16. doi request reprint Intravenous bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: bone scintigraphy as an early indicator
    Felice S O'Ryan
    Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1363-72. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize BRONJ among patients receiving intravenous bisphosphonates and to examine bone scintigraphy findings that preceded manifestation of frank ONJ...
  17. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:361-5. 2006
    ..Over the past decade, the metabolic syndrome has emerged as a critically important risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy and risks for death and hospitalization in chronic heart failure
    Alan S Go
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland 94612, USA
    JAMA 296:2105-11. 2006
    ..Whether statin therapy has beneficial effects on clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure is unclear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of non-dialysis-requiring chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease
    Alan S Go
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 15:296-302. 2006
    ..To review recent literature about the relationship between non-dialysis-requiring chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease as well as possible explanatory factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin levels and coronary artery calcification in older adults
    Carlos Iribarren
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:729-32. 2007
    ..Leptin is associated with adiposity and insulin resistance and may play a direct role in vascular calcification. It is unclear, however, whether leptin is an independent predictor of atherosclerotic burden...
  21. doi request reprint Radiographic findings in bisphosphonate-treated patients with stage 0 disease in the absence of bone exposure
    Matthew Hutchinson
    Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, and Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2232-40. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize radiographic findings in a subgroup of patients with concerning clinical symptoms and bisphosphonate exposure to identify imaging features that may presage development of BRONJ...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk for chronic kidney disease among nondiabetic adults
    Manjula Kurella
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Nephrology, Laurel Heights, 3333 California Street, Suite 430, San Francisco, CA 94118 1211, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2134-40. 2005
    ..24 (95% CI, 1.01 to 1.51). The metabolic syndrome is independently associated with an increased risk for incident CKD in nondiabetic adults...
  23. doi request reprint Characteristics of implant failures in patients with a history of oral bisphosphonate therapy
    Daniel C Martin
    Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:508-14. 2010
    ..This study examines the pattern of implant failures reported in a large cohort of patients who received oral bisphosphonate therapy...
  24. pmc Effects of ritonavir and amprenavir on insulin sensitivity in healthy volunteers
    Grace A Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 21:2183-90. 2007
    ..Some HIV protease inhibitors (PIs) have been shown to induce insulin resistance in vitro but the degree to which specific PIs affect insulin sensitivity in humans is less well understood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Value of the sagittal abdominal diameter in coronary heart disease risk assessment: cohort study in a large, multiethnic population
    Carlos Iribarren
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland 94612, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1150-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, standing sagittal abdominal diameter was a strong predictor of CHD independently of BMI and added incremental CHD risk prediction at each level of BMI...
  26. ncbi request reprint The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis and action with insulin sensitivity and diabetes mellitus in women at midlife
    Joan C Lo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Med 119:S69-78. 2006
    ..The strong association of 17HSD and diabetes in Caucasian women has not been previously reported and should be further investigated...
  27. pmc Bone mineral density changes during the menopause transition in a multiethnic cohort of women
    Joel S Finkelstein
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:861-8. 2008
    ..Rates of bone loss across the menopause transition and factors associated with variation in menopausal bone loss are poorly understood...
  28. pmc Single-dose lopinavir-ritonavir acutely inhibits insulin-mediated glucose disposal in healthy volunteers
    Grace A Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:658-60. 2006
    ..Insulin resistance from protease inhibitors may decrease with prolonged use; an increase in adiponectin levels may mediate this effect...
  29. ncbi request reprint Indinavir increases glucose production in healthy HIV-negative men
    Jean Marc Schwarz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 18:1852-4. 2004
    ..During the euglycemic hyperinsulinemic clamp, indinavir blunted the ability of insulin to suppress glucose production. Therefore, indinavir worsens hepatic insulin sensitivity, increasing endogenous glucose production...
  30. ncbi request reprint Progression of atherosclerosis as assessed by carotid intima-media thickness in patients with HIV infection
    Priscilla Y Hsue
    Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Circulation 109:1603-8. 2004
    ..HIV-infected patients may be at increased risk for coronary events. The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in HIV patients at baseline and to measure IMT progression over 1 year...
  31. pmc Duration of lactation is associated with lower prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in midlife--SWAN, the study of women's health across the nation
    Kavitha T Ram
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:268.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate whether lactation duration is associated with lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) in midlife, parous women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of neonatal morbidity for vaginal and caesarean section deliveries using hospital charge
    Jui Hsing Chang
    Department of Paediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr 95:1561-6. 2006
    ..To assess the neonatal morbidity of alternative modes of delivery using economic data...
  33. pmc The effects of low-dose growth hormone in HIV-infected men with fat accumulation: a pilot study
    Joan C Lo
    Div of Endocrinology, General Clinical Research Center at San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:732-5. 2004
    ..Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) levels did not change significantly for the group as a whole, although a reduction in the VAT level was seen in patients with a greater VAT level at baseline...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increased thymic mass and circulating naive CD4 T cells in HIV-1-infected adults treated with growth hormone
    Laura A Napolitano
    Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94141, USA
    AIDS 16:1103-11. 2002
    ..To determine whether treatment with growth hormone (GH) enhances thymopoiesis in individuals infected with HIV-1...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of hospices on health care expenditures--the case of Taiwan
    Joan C Lo
    Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 54:981-91. 2002
    ..Both null hypotheses are rejected...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of recombinant human growth hormone on hepatic lipid and carbohydrate metabolism in HIV-infected patients with fat accumulation
    Jean Marc Schwarz
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 3104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:942. 2002
    ..The combined implications of these positive and negative metabolic effects for cardiovascular disease risk remain unknown...

Research Grants4

  1. Pregnancy Outcomes in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Joan Lo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Pregnancy Outcomes in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Joan Lo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. ESRD Endocrinopathy and Daily Dialysis
    Joan C Lo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conventional Hemodialysis. The major goals of this study are to characterize the endocrinopathies associated with ESRD, their change with dialysis frequency, and the relationship of these changes with health-related outcomes. ..