R A Durazo-Arvizu

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Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
  2. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
  3. pmc Rationale and methods of the cardiometabolic Valencian study (Escarval-Risk) for validation of risk scales in Mediterranean patients with hypertension, diabetes or dyslipidemia
    Vicente Gil-Guillen
    University Miguel Hernandez, Department of Clinical Medicine, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:717. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease surveillance in Mexicans and Mexican Americans: a tale of two countries
    Ramón Angel Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:119-24. 2008
  5. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Issues related to modeling the body mass index-mortality association: the shape of the association and the effects of smoking status
    R A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S52-5. 2008
  7. pmc Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African origin
    A Luke
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:956-60. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Activity, adiposity and weight change in Jamaican adults
    A Luke
    Department of Preventitive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Centre, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    West Indian Med J 56:398-403. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparability of resting energy expenditure in Nigerians and U.S. blacks
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Obes Res 8:351-9. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Activity energy expenditure and adiposity among black adults in Nigeria and the United States
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1045-50. 2002

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Publications12

  1. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
    ..However there are few empirical data to support the assertion that low levels of energy expenditure in activity is a causal factor in the current obesity epidemic are very limited...
  2. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
    ..The aims of the current study were to investigate the associations between objectively measured PA and cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity...
  3. pmc Rationale and methods of the cardiometabolic Valencian study (Escarval-Risk) for validation of risk scales in Mediterranean patients with hypertension, diabetes or dyslipidemia
    Vicente Gil-Guillen
    University Miguel Hernandez, Department of Clinical Medicine, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:717. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease surveillance in Mexicans and Mexican Americans: a tale of two countries
    Ramón Angel Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:119-24. 2008
  5. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
    ..To examine the rate of change across the spectrum of low to high-income countries we compared rates of weight change in samples drawn from three countries, Nigeria, Jamaica and the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Issues related to modeling the body mass index-mortality association: the shape of the association and the effects of smoking status
    R A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S52-5. 2008
    ..The association between BMI and mortality is not changed when smoking status is ignored in a model or when data on smokers are excluded from analysis. The methodology used in this study could be extended to look for other interactions...
  7. pmc Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African origin
    A Luke
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:956-60. 2013
    ..Because of significant under-representation in existing literature, we sought to develop and validate predictive equation(s) for BIA for studies in populations of African origin...
  8. ncbi request reprint Activity, adiposity and weight change in Jamaican adults
    A Luke
    Department of Preventitive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Centre, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    West Indian Med J 56:398-403. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between activity energy expenditure (AEE), adiposity and weight change in an adult population undergoing rapid socio-economic transition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparability of resting energy expenditure in Nigerians and U.S. blacks
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Obes Res 8:351-9. 2000
    ..To determine the influence of environmental factors on resting energy expenditure (REE) and its relationship to adiposity in two populations of West African origin, Nigerians and U.S. blacks...
  10. ncbi request reprint Activity energy expenditure and adiposity among black adults in Nigeria and the United States
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1045-50. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity is higher among populations in industrialized than in developing countries...
  11. pmc Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:169-76. 2009
    ..The relation between variation in interindividual levels of energy expenditure and weight gain remains controversial...
  12. doi request reprint Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South Africa
    L R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153 USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:805-7. 2009
    ..These data add to the small literature on EE and activity among populations undergoing epidemiologic transitions...