Fatima Rodriguez

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of acculturation and country of origin with self-reported hypertension and diabetes in a heterogeneous Hispanic population
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:768. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of C-reactive protein levels in less versus more acculturated Hispanic adults in the United States (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008)
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:665-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Community-level cardiovascular risk factors impact geographic variation in cardiovascular disease hospitalizations for women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Community Health 38:451-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young Hispanic women: findings from the national Sister to Sister campaign
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:81-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint National patterns of heart failure hospitalizations and mortality by sex and age
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Card Fail 19:542-9. 2013
  6. pmc Limited English proficient patients and time spent in therapeutic range in a warfarin anticoagulation clinic
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000170. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Love your heart: a pilot community-based intervention to improve the cardiovascular health of African American women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:416-21. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Readmission rates for Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure and acute myocardial infarction
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 162:254-261.e3. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Association of acculturation and country of origin with self-reported hypertension and diabetes in a heterogeneous Hispanic population
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:768. 2012
    ..We explored the association between diabetes and hypertension prevalence among distinct U.S. Hispanic subgroups by country of origin and by degree of acculturation...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of C-reactive protein levels in less versus more acculturated Hispanic adults in the United States (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008)
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:665-9. 2012
    ..Inflammation may play an important role in explaining the association between acculturation and increased cardiovascular risk...
  3. doi request reprint Community-level cardiovascular risk factors impact geographic variation in cardiovascular disease hospitalizations for women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Community Health 38:451-7. 2013
    ..This finding suggests that interventions to reduce CVD should be tailored to the unique risk profile and needs of high-risk communities...
  4. doi request reprint High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young Hispanic women: findings from the national Sister to Sister campaign
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:81-6. 2013
    ..We sought to better understand the epidemiology of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic women using data from a large, community-based health screening program...
  5. doi request reprint National patterns of heart failure hospitalizations and mortality by sex and age
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Card Fail 19:542-9. 2013
    ..Earlier work has demonstrated significant sex and age disparities in ischemic heart disease. However, it remains unclear if an age or sex gap exists for heart failure (HF) patients...
  6. pmc Limited English proficient patients and time spent in therapeutic range in a warfarin anticoagulation clinic
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000170. 2013
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  7. ncbi request reprint Love your heart: a pilot community-based intervention to improve the cardiovascular health of African American women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:416-21. 2012
    ..While small, our study suggests that targeted community-based interventions focusing on personal and group wellness have the power to reduce health disparities and improve cardiovascular health for African American women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Readmission rates for Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure and acute myocardial infarction
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 162:254-261.e3. 2011
    ..However, little is known about whether elderly Hispanics have higher readmission rates for heart failure (HF) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than whites and whether this is due to site of care...