A Luke

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutritional consequences of the African diaspora
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:47-71. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Heritability of obesity-related traits among Nigerians, Jamaicans and US black people
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1034-41. 2001
  4. pmc Patterns of sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure in the African Diaspora
    B O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 26:315-24. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood pressure and physical activity assessed with stable isotopes
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:127-32. 2005
  6. pmc Latent common genetic components of obesity traits
    B O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1799-806. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Heritability of angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensinogen: A comparison of US blacks and Nigerians
    R S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hypertension 35:1141-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood pressure and body mass index in lean populations
    J S Kaufman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill, USA
    Hypertension 30:1511-6. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Localization of the Q1 mutation by cladistic analysis
    X Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 21:S594-9. 2001
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutritional consequences of the African diaspora
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:47-71. 2001
    ..Fortunately, a coherent and well-supported set of recommendations exists to promote better nutrition. Implementation of it founders primarily as a result of the influence of commercial and political interests...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heritability of obesity-related traits among Nigerians, Jamaicans and US black people
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1034-41. 2001
    ..To examine whether heritability is influenced by socio-cultural factors, we conducted a cross-cultural study of populations of the African diaspora...
  4. pmc Patterns of sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure in the African Diaspora
    B O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 26:315-24. 2012
    ..These data confirm the consistency with the possible role of dietary electrolytes as hypertension risk factors, reinforcing the relevance of potassium in these populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood pressure and physical activity assessed with stable isotopes
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:127-32. 2005
    ..In conclusion these data suggest that habitual levels of physical activity may have a generalizable relationship with BP in populations with widely different social and environmental characteristics...
  6. pmc Latent common genetic components of obesity traits
    B O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1799-806. 2008
    ..Obesity is rapidly becoming a global epidemic. Unlike many complex human diseases, obesity is defined not just by a single trait or phenotype, but jointly by measures of anthropometry and metabolic status...
  7. ncbi request reprint Heritability of angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensinogen: A comparison of US blacks and Nigerians
    R S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hypertension 35:1141-7. 2000
    ..Variation in heritability of traits could influence the power of epidemiological studies to identify genetic effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood pressure and body mass index in lean populations
    J S Kaufman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill, USA
    Hypertension 30:1511-6. 1997
    ..In summary, we observed a threshold at 21 kg/m2 in the relationship between BMI and BP for women but not for men. This contributes to the effort to identify the mechanisms that underlie this relationship and how they differ by gender...
  9. ncbi request reprint Localization of the Q1 mutation by cladistic analysis
    X Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 21:S594-9. 2001
    ..The Q1 mutation was localized to a 5-kb segment, in which the true mutation is located. Our analysis shows that cladistic analysis, which summarizes evolutionary history, can be a powerful tool in gene mapping...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
    ..The study-derived equations provide an important tool for research in these understudied populations. ..
  13. pmc Linkage and association analysis of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE)-gene polymorphisms with ACE concentration and blood pressure
    X Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1139-48. 2001
    ..Furthermore, allelic interaction may play an important role in the dissection of complex traits such as BP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous monitoring of heart rate and motion to assess energy expenditure
    A Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:144-8. 1997
    ..81 to 0.86. This improvement was not observed for the treadmill, confirming the hypothesis that the principle value of monitoring motion occurs at lower heart rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of five genome-wide linkage studies for body mass index reveals significant evidence for linkage to chromosome 8p
    L Johnson
    Mathematical Modelling and Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:413-9. 2005
    ..To perform a meta-analysis of genome-wide linkage scans using body mass index (BMI) to identify genetic loci predisposing to obesity...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of genetic variation in angiotensinogen on serum levels and blood pressure: a comparison of Nigerians and US blacks
    L Fejerman
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 20:882-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that the two distantly related haplotypes, H1 and H7, are associated, but have opposite effects on the phenotypes in two populations of African origin...
  17. ncbi request reprint The beta 3-adrenergic receptor gene and obesity in a population sample of African Americans
    W L Lowe Jr
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School and VA Chicago Healthcare System, Lakeside Division, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:54-60. 2001
    ..To examine the role of the Trp64Arg polymorphism in the beta 3-adrenergic receptor gene and the beta 3-adrenergic receptor gene locus in obesity-related traits in African Americans...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial on sodium reduction in two developing countries
    T Forrester
    Tropical Medical Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    J Hum Hypertens 19:55-60. 2005
    ..If promoted on a wide scale, sodium reduction could be used to treat persons with established hypertension, and more importantly, to prevent age-related increases in BP in poor communities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Distribution and functional consequences of nucleotide polymorphisms in the 3'-untranslated region of the human Sep15 gene
    Y J Hu
    Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Cancer Res 61:2307-10. 2001
    ..This, together with genetic data indicating loss of heterozygosity at the Sep15 locus in certain human tumor types, suggests that Sep15 may be involved in cancer development, risk, or both...
  20. ncbi request reprint Energetic determinants of glucose tolerance status in Jamaican adults
    M S Boyne
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1666-8. 2004
    ..Hence, decreased physical activity is a significant independent contributor to the high rates of glucose intolerance in Jamaica. Efforts must be directed at minimizing obesity and increasing physical activity in developing countries...