David A Shoham
Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
- Blacks and whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population surveyPedro Ordunez
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Ave West, H3A 1A2, Montreal, QC, Canada
BMC Public Health 13:169. 2013..While such conditions of racial equality remain uncommon, they may be approximated in Cuba, a country with a persistent policy of social inclusion over the last 5 decades...
- An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sportsDavid A Shoham
Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e39795. 2012..Intervention efforts should take into consideration peers' influence on one another, rather than treating "high risk" adolescents in isolation...
- Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease riskAmy 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...
- Kidney disease and the cumulative burden of life course socioeconomic conditions: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studyDavid A Shoham
Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, United States
Soc Sci Med 67:1311-20. 2008..As such, life course social class and neighborhood conditions deserve further attention in accounting for socioeconomic disparities in kidney disease...
- Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004David 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...
- 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian womenRamon A Durazo-Arvizu
Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Am J Hum Biol 25:560-2. 2013..African Americans (AA) have substantially lower levels of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) than whites. We compared population-based samples of 25(OH)D in women of African descent from Nigeria and metropolitan Chicago...
- Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studiesLara R Dugas
Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 93:427-41. 2011..There is an assumption that people in developing countries have a higher total energy expenditure (TEE) and physical activity level (PAL) than do people in developed nations, but few objective data for this assertion exist...