Jason L Vassy

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic susceptibility testing for chronic disease and intention for behavior change in healthy young adults
    Jason L Vassy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 9, STE 425, Boston, MA, 02130, USA
    J Community Genet 4:263-71. 2013
  2. pmc Impact of literacy and numeracy on motivation for behavior change after diabetes genetic risk testing
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:606-15. 2012
  3. pmc A genotype risk score predicts type 2 diabetes from young adulthood: the CARDIA study
    J L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetologia 55:2604-12. 2012
  4. pmc Genetic associations with metabolic syndrome and its quantitative traits by race/ethnicity in the United States
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:475-82. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Is genetic testing useful to predict type 2 diabetes?
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 26:189-201. 2012
  6. pmc Race-ethnic differences in the association of genetic loci with HbA1c levels and mortality in U.S. adults: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Jonna L Grimsby
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 13:30. 2012
  7. pmc Genotype prediction of adult type 2 diabetes from adolescence in a multiracial population
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, and jCenter for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1235-42. 2012
  8. pmc Association between parental history of diabetes and type 2 diabetes genetic risk scores in the PPP-Botnia and Framingham Offspring Studies
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:e76-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Susceptibility to type 2 diabetes mellitus-from genes to prevention
    Marie France Hivert
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 10:198-205. 2014

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Genetic susceptibility testing for chronic disease and intention for behavior change in healthy young adults
    Jason L Vassy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 9, STE 425, Boston, MA, 02130, USA
    J Community Genet 4:263-71. 2013
    ..To be effective, genetic risk testing in young adults may need to be coupled with other strategies to enable behavior change...
  2. pmc Impact of literacy and numeracy on motivation for behavior change after diabetes genetic risk testing
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:606-15. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes genetic risk testing might motivate at-risk patients to adopt diabetes prevention behaviors. However, the influence of literacy and numeracy on patient response to diabetes genetic risk is unknown...
  3. pmc A genotype risk score predicts type 2 diabetes from young adulthood: the CARDIA study
    J L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetologia 55:2604-12. 2012
    ..We hypothesised that a genotype score predicts incident type 2 diabetes from young adulthood and improves diabetes prediction models based on clinical risk factors alone...
  4. pmc Genetic associations with metabolic syndrome and its quantitative traits by race/ethnicity in the United States
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:475-82. 2011
    ..S. race/ethnic groups in a nationally representative sample...
  5. doi request reprint Is genetic testing useful to predict type 2 diabetes?
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 26:189-201. 2012
    ..At present, however, genetic testing cannot be recommended for clinical T2D risk prediction in adults...
  6. pmc Race-ethnic differences in the association of genetic loci with HbA1c levels and mortality in U.S. adults: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Jonna L Grimsby
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 13:30. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Genotype prediction of adult type 2 diabetes from adolescence in a multiracial population
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, and jCenter for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1235-42. 2012
    ..Understanding the risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) early in the life course is important for prevention. Whether genetic information improves prediction models for diabetes from adolescence into adulthood is unknown...
  8. pmc Association between parental history of diabetes and type 2 diabetes genetic risk scores in the PPP-Botnia and Framingham Offspring Studies
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:e76-9. 2011
    ..Parental history of diabetes and specific gene variants are risk factors for type 2 diabetes, but the extent to which these factors are associated is unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Susceptibility to type 2 diabetes mellitus-from genes to prevention
    Marie France Hivert
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 10:198-205. 2014
    ..Future studies should investigate the role of genetics for both T2DM prediction and prevention in young populations in the hope of reducing disease burden for future generations. ..