Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Metabolic syndrome and the development of CKD in American Indians: the Strong Heart StudyJaime Lucove
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:21-8. 2008..This study documents the prevalence and incidence of CKD and the prospective association between metabolic syndrome and CKD in American Indians without diabetes in the Strong Heart Study...
- Epidemiology and costs of chronic kidney disease in North CarolinaSuma Vupputuri
The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, 3495 Piedmont Rd, Building 10, Suite 205 Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
N C Med J 69:205-7. 2008
- Clinician's use of automated reports of estimated glomerular filtration rate: a qualitative studyDavid H Smith
The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon, USA
BMC Nephrol 13:154. 2012..We undertook a qualitative study to examine how clinicians use eGFR in clinical decision making, patient communication issues, barriers to use of eGFR, and suggestions to improve the clinical usefulness of eGFR reports...
- Low documentation of chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients in a managed care population: a retrospective cohort studyIdris Guessous
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BMC Nephrol 10:25. 2009..We examined this issue in a Kaiser Permanente Georgia (KPG) CKD cohort...
- Occupational silica exposure and chronic kidney diseaseSuma Vupputuri
The Center for Health Research Southeast, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
Ren Fail 34:40-6. 2012..Most studies have been conducted in occupational cohorts with high levels of exposure but small numbers of cases. We analyzed data from a population-based case-control study of occupational silica exposure and CKD...
- Risk of progression of nephropathy in a population-based sample with type 2 diabetesS Vupputuri
The Center for Health Research Southeast, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Atlanta, GA 30305, United States
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 91:246-52. 2011..Our aims were to describe the progression of nephropathy and identify characteristics associated with progression in a U.S. population-based sample...
- Differential estimation of CKD using creatinine- versus cystatin C-based estimating equations by category of body mass indexSuma Vupputuri
Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 53:993-1001. 2009..Adiposity is associated with cystatin C. Cystatin C-based glomerular filtration rate (GFR) equations may result in overestimation of chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence at greater body mass index (BMI) levels...
- The Cardiovascular Research Network: a new paradigm for cardiovascular quality and outcomes researchAlan S Go
Kaiser Permanente Northern California, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:138-47. 2008..More robust data are also needed on how well clinical trials are translated into contemporary community practice and the associated resource use, costs, and outcomes...
- SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED): a simple prediction model for chronic kidney diseaseHeejung Bang
Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:374-81. 2007..Despite the wide availability and low cost of serum creatinine measurement, at-risk populations are not routinely tested for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
- Chronic kidney disease and life course socioeconomic status: a reviewDavid A Shoham
Department of Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Norh Carolina, Chapell Hill, NC 27599, USA
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:56-63. 2005..An argument is made for incorporating area-level SES measures. Future research should incorporate both individual and area-level SES and be placed in the context of the life course...
- History of kidney stones as a possible risk factor for chronic kidney diseaseSuma Vupputuri
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Ann Epidemiol 14:222-8. 2004..The incidence of treated end-stage renal disease has increased progressively in the United States over the past several decades. It has been suggested that kidney stones may be a contributing factor for a small percentage of these patients...
- Lifestyle risk factors and chronic kidney diseaseSuma Vupputuri
Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research, Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Ann Epidemiol 13:712-20. 2003..To examine the effects of lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and body mass index (BMI) on the development of chronic kidney disease...