Holly J Kramer

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Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Race and the insulin resistance syndrome
    Holly Kramer
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, IL Electronic address
    Semin Nephrol 33:457-67. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, calories, and kidney disease
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:135-40. 2013
  3. pmc Mortality rates across 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels among adults with and without estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/1.73 m2: the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47458. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index and obesity in the incident ESRD population
    Holly J Kramer
    Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1453-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity and chronic kidney disease
    Holly Kramer
    Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 151:1-18. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and kidney disease: a big dilemma
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:237-41. 2007
  7. pmc Chronic kidney disease prevalence estimates among racial/ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical Center, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1391-7. 2008
  8. pmc Obesity and albuminuria among adults with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:851-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 24:368-74. 2010
  10. pmc Association of waist circumference and body mass index with all-cause mortality in CKD: The REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, 60153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:177-85. 2011

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Race and the insulin resistance syndrome
    Holly Kramer
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, IL Electronic address
    Semin Nephrol 33:457-67. 2013
    ..This review explores potential environmental and genetic reasons for differences in the manifestation of insulin resistance across racial/ethnic groups and highlights several promising areas for further study. ..
  2. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, calories, and kidney disease
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:135-40. 2013
    ..Caloric intake itself may also affect CKD risk. This may be due to the influence of caloric intake on sirtuin1, which modulates adiponectin gene expression and nitric oxide bioavailability...
  3. pmc Mortality rates across 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels among adults with and without estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/1.73 m2: the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47458. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index and obesity in the incident ESRD population
    Holly J Kramer
    Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1453-9. 2006
    ..As a result of the survival advantage associated with obesity and decreased likelihood for transplantation, these trends most likely will influence the total number of patients who receive dialysis in the next decade...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity and chronic kidney disease
    Holly Kramer
    Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 151:1-18. 2006
    ..Potential mechanisms for obesity's role in the development and progression of CKD and secondary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis are also discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and kidney disease: a big dilemma
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:237-41. 2007
    ..Obesity is the number one preventable risk factor for chronic kidney disease. Obesity is, however, associated with improved survival in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  7. pmc Chronic kidney disease prevalence estimates among racial/ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical Center, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1391-7. 2008
    ..Muscle mass is not a major determinant of serum cystatin C levels, and its use to estimate GFR may lead to more congruent estimates of chronic kidney disease (CKD) across gender and racial/ethnic groups...
  8. pmc Obesity and albuminuria among adults with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:851-3. 2009
    ..To determine the association between obesity measures and albuminuria in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 24:368-74. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine trends in average body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and obesity prevalence among adults with and without Type 2 diabetes...
  10. pmc Association of waist circumference and body mass index with all-cause mortality in CKD: The REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, 60153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:177-85. 2011
    ..Obesity management requires understanding the mortality risks associated with different adiposity measures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obesity and prevalent and incident CKD: the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:587-94. 2005
    ..However, epidemiological data supporting an association between overweight and obesity and risk for CKD currently are limited...
  12. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency in the absence of albuminuria and retinopathy among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Holly J Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    JAMA 289:3273-7. 2003
    ..Reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) among individuals with type 2 DM may not always be due to classic diabetic glomerulosclerosis, which is associated with albuminuria and retinopathy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in hypertension and hypertension treatment and control in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:963-70. 2004
    ..Most previous studies investigating the association between ethnicity and hypertension focused on differences between African Americans and whites and did not include other racial/ethnic groups such as Chinese or Hispanics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Urine albumin excretion and subclinical cardiovascular disease. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, IL, USA
    Hypertension 46:38-43. 2005
    ..Similar results were noted in MESA participants with and without DM. In conclusion, higher UAE, including levels below microalbuminuria, may reflect the presence of subclinical CVD among adults without established CVD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms and obesity: an examination of three black populations
    Holly Kramer
    Loyola Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Obes Res 13:823-8. 2005
    ..These data suggest that ACE gene polymorphisms may influence the development of weight gain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between chronic kidney disease and coronary artery calcification: the Dallas Heart Study
    Holly Kramer
    Loyola Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2160 First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:507-13. 2005
    ..These findings need to be confirmed in study populations that include adults >65 yr of age and a larger number of CKD cases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Screening for kidney disease in adults with diabetes and prediabetes
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 14:249-52. 2005
    ..It is imperative that chronic kidney disease among adults with diabetes mellitus be detected early when interventions are most effective in preventing end-stage renal disease...
  18. pmc Lipoprotein abnormalities associated with mild impairment of kidney function in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:125-32. 2008
    ..Abnormal lipoprotein metabolism has been implicated as a possible cause of these complications, but lipoproteins have not been described at the earliest stages of kidney disease...
  19. pmc Mild elevations of urine albumin excretion are associated with atherogenic lipoprotein abnormalities in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:407-14. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Progression of kidney disease in type 2 diabetes - beyond blood pressure control: an observational study
    David J Leehey
    Department of Medicine Veterans Affairs Hospital Hines, IL and Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Nephrol 6:8. 2005
    ..Although uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) is known to be deleterious, other factors may become more important once BP is treated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence prevalence: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Yashika Dooley
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 179:656-61. 2008
    ..We determined racial differences in urinary incontinence prevalence using the 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, energy expenditure and obesity: are the observed black/white differences meaningful?
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:370-3. 2007
    ..These findings initiated much research on race as a primary biological determinant of obesity and energy expenditure as a potential pathway. Race is a difficult construct to use in biomedical research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimens in lung transplantation
    Sangeeta M Bhorade
    Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:1570-5. 2003
    ..Addition of daclizumab and MMF to a tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen decreased the incidence of acute rejection episodes without increasing any adverse events in our lung transplantation population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and resting energy expenditure independent of body size
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hypertension 43:555-60. 2004
    ..The interrelationship of REE with sympathetic tone, transmembrane ion exchange, or other metabolic processes that determine energy costs at rest could provide physiological explanations for this observation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Screening for kidney disease in adults with diabetes
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1813-6. 2005
  26. pmc Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004
    David A Shoham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3431. 2008
    ..Sugar-sweetened soda is a primary source of fructose. We therefore hypothesized that sugary soda consumption was associated with albuminuria, a sensitive marker for kidney disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of nocturia in a urogynecologic population
    Lior Lowenstein
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Loyola Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1049-52. 2007
    ..0005) and mixed incontinence (p = 0.012). Nocturia is common and bothersome to women presenting for urogynecologic care. Concomitant mixed incontinence significantly increases bother arising from nocturia...
  28. doi request reprint Adverse renal consequences of obesity
    Karen A Griffin
    Loyola Univ Medical Center, 2160 South First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 294:F685-96. 2008
    ..Therefore, even though the individual risk for developing obesity GS is low, the cumulative impact of obesity on the public health burden of CKD is likely to be large because of its huge prevalence...
  29. pmc Association of mild to moderate kidney dysfunction and coronary calcification
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, and San Diego VA Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:579-85. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a higher burden of CAC is unlikely to explain the association between mild to moderate kidney dysfunction and cardiovascular mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hypertension treatment and control in five European countries, Canada, and the United States
    Katharina Wolf-Maier
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    Hypertension 43:10-7. 2004
    ..Low treatment and control rates in Europe, combined with a higher prevalence of hypertension, could contribute to a higher burden of cardiovascular disease risk attributable to elevated blood pressure compared with that in North America...
  31. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and self-reported history of kidney stones: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) 1988-1994
    Bradford West
    Division of Nephrology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:741-7. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The association between gout and nephrolithiasis in men: The Health Professionals' Follow-Up Study
    Holly J Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1022-6. 2003
    ....
  33. pmc Retinal arteriolar caliber and urine albumin excretion: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Stella Awua-Larbi
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3523-8. 2011
    ..Changes in retinal microvascular caliber, which occur prior to onset of retinopathy, may indicate presence of kidney damage...
  34. ncbi request reprint Regional left ventricular function in individuals with mild to moderate renal insufficiency: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Khurram Nasir
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am Heart J 153:545-51. 2007
    ..In this study we investigate the relationship between mild-moderate renal insufficiency and regional left ventricle function in a population free of cardiovascular disease...