K J Hunt

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Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maternal pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain and their association with birthweight with a focus on racial differences
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:85-94. 2013
  2. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in cardio-metabolic risk in individuals with undiagnosed diabetes: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008
    Kelly J Hunt
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:893-900. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of maternal diabetes on birthweight is greater in non-Hispanic blacks than in non-Hispanic whites
    K J Hunt
    Department of Medicine Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 55:971-80. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of parental smoking on diabetes, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in adult men and women in the San Antonio Heart Study
    K J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 49:2291-8. 2006
  5. pmc The metabolic syndrome and the impact of diabetes on coronary heart disease mortality in women and men: the San Antonio Heart Study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:870-7. 2007
  6. pmc Who returns for postpartum glucose screening following gestational diabetes mellitus?
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:404.e1-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Postpartum screening following GDM: how well are we doing?
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Suite 303, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:235-41. 2010
  8. pmc The increasing prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 34:173-99, vii. 2007
  9. pmc Diabetes is more lethal in Mexicans and Mexican-Americans compared to Non-Hispanic whites
    Kelly J Hunt
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:899-906. 2011
  10. pmc Regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in glycemic control in a national sample of veterans with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:938-43. 2011

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Maternal pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain and their association with birthweight with a focus on racial differences
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:85-94. 2013
    ..Given the high prevalence of excessive GWG even a small increase in birthweight may have considerable implications at the population level...
  2. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in cardio-metabolic risk in individuals with undiagnosed diabetes: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008
    Kelly J Hunt
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:893-900. 2012
    ..Although early recognition and treatment of diabetes may be essential to prevent complications, roughly one-fifth of diabetes remains undiagnosed...
  3. pmc Impact of maternal diabetes on birthweight is greater in non-Hispanic blacks than in non-Hispanic whites
    K J Hunt
    Department of Medicine Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 55:971-80. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of maternal diabetes during pregnancy on racial disparities in fetal growth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of parental smoking on diabetes, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in adult men and women in the San Antonio Heart Study
    K J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetologia 49:2291-8. 2006
    ..In the San Antonio Heart Study (SAHS) we investigated the effects of exposure to parental smoking on diabetes, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in adult offspring aged 25-64 years...
  5. pmc The metabolic syndrome and the impact of diabetes on coronary heart disease mortality in women and men: the San Antonio Heart Study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:870-7. 2007
    ..In the San Antonio Heart Study we examined the relationship between gender, the metabolic syndrome defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP-MetS) and diabetes and their ability to predict CHD mortality...
  6. pmc Who returns for postpartum glucose screening following gestational diabetes mellitus?
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:404.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of postpartum impaired glucose regulation (IGR) and factors associated with glucose screening following gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  7. doi request reprint Postpartum screening following GDM: how well are we doing?
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Suite 303, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:235-41. 2010
    ..These studies are required to help develop standard clinical procedures that enable and encourage all women to return for postpartum glucose screening following GDM...
  8. pmc The increasing prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 34:173-99, vii. 2007
    ..In summary, diabetes during pregnancy is a common and increasing complication of pregnancy...
  9. pmc Diabetes is more lethal in Mexicans and Mexican-Americans compared to Non-Hispanic whites
    Kelly J Hunt
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:899-906. 2011
    ..To examine the mortality risk associated with diabetes in the Mexico City Diabetes Study (MCDS) and the San Antonio Heart Study (SAHS)...
  10. pmc Regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in glycemic control in a national sample of veterans with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:938-43. 2011
    ..We performed a retrospective analysis of a national cohort of veterans with diabetes to better understand regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in diabetes control as measured by HbA(1c)...
  11. pmc Oxidized LDL immune complexes and coronary artery calcification in type 1 diabetes
    Maria F Lopes-Virella
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States
    Atherosclerosis 214:462-7. 2011
    ..We measured oxLDL in IC (oxLDL-IC) isolated from patients with type 1 diabetes to assess the relationship between oxLDL-IC and coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  12. pmc Levels of oxidized LDL and advanced glycation end products-modified LDL in circulating immune complexes are strongly associated with increased levels of carotid intima-media thickness and its progression in type 1 diabetes
    Maria F Lopes-Virella
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes 60:582-9. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in trends for cardiovascular disease and procedures among hospitalized diabetic patients
    William K Mountford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:131-5. 2008
    ..An interaction parameter for race and discharge year was used in the models to determine if the trend slopes varied between African Americans and Caucasians...
  14. ncbi request reprint The National Cholesterol Education Program - Adult Treatment Panel III, International Diabetes Federation, and World Health Organization definitions of the metabolic syndrome as predictors of incident cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Carlos Lorenzo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78284 7873, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:8-13. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated coronary heart disease risk factors in a population of low-income African-American and white women: the North Carolina WISEWOMAN project
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Med 35:1-6. 2002
    ..Obesity has been associated with many co-occurring coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors as well as CHD mortality. These associations have been shown to vary between African-American and white sample populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trend in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its impact on cardiovascular disease incidence: the San Antonio Heart Study
    Carlos Lorenzo
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7873, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:625-30. 2006
    ..Therefore, in the San Antonio Heart Study, a population-based study with worsening obesity, we examined the metabolic syndrome and its effect on incident cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among diabetic participants in the San Antonio Heart Study: evidence against the "Hispanic Paradox"
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1557-63. 2002
    ..quot; We examined the relationship between ethnicity and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in Mexican Americans (MAs) and non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) with diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Analysis of obesity and hyperinsulinemia in the development of metabolic syndrome: San Antonio Heart Study
    Thang S Han
    Cambridge Clinical School, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Obes Res 10:923-31. 2002
    ..To use standardized cut-offs of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and fasting insulin levels to predict the development of metabolic disorders and metabolic syndrome...
  19. doi request reprint Fueling the obesity epidemic? Artificially sweetened beverage use and long-term weight gain
    Sharon P Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1894-900. 2008
    ..069), were significant in all 13 remaining strata. These findings raise the question whether AS use might be fueling--rather than fighting--our escalating obesity epidemic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes/metabolic syndrome in patients with established cardiovascular disease
    Michael P Stern
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Rm 5 616U, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Atheroscler Suppl 6:3-6. 2005
    ..This excess prevalence of diabetes appears to account for the enhanced all-cause and CVD mortality in subjects with the MetS. However, these results will need to be confirmed in other populations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does the metabolic syndrome improve identification of individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease?
    Michael P Stern
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2676-81. 2004
    ..We therefore sought to compare this syndrome, as defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program, to the Diabetes Predicting Model and the Framingham Risk Score as predictors of type 2 diabetes and CVD, respectively...
  22. ncbi request reprint All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among Mexican-American and non-Hispanic White older participants in the San Antonio Heart Study- evidence against the "Hispanic paradox"
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1048-57. 2003
    ..Contrary to the prediction of the "Hispanic paradox," in the San Antonio Heart Study, Mexican Americans were at greater risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and coronary heart disease mortality than were non-Hispanic Whites...
  23. ncbi request reprint National Cholesterol Education Program versus World Health Organization metabolic syndrome in relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the San Antonio Heart Study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Circulation 110:1251-7. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint P2 promoter variants of the hepatocyte nuclear factor 4alpha gene are associated with type 2 diabetes in Mexican Americans
    Donna M Lehman
    Department of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Diabetes 56:513-7. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Haplotypes of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene and its upstream region are associated with type 2 diabetes and age of onset in Mexican Americans
    Donna M Lehman
    Department of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Diabetes 56:389-93. 2007
    ..02, RR 1.64). These data provide evidence that variation in the TCF7L2 genomic region may affect risk for type 2 diabetes in Mexican Americans, but the attributable risk may be lower than in Caucasian populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor II and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Kelly J Hunt
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:901-5. 2002
    ..Mechanisms that might cause the increase in IGF-II levels are unknown but may include loss of parental imprinting of the IGF-II gene...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic basis of variation in carotid artery plaque in the San Antonio Family Heart Study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Stroke 33:2775-80. 2002
    ..In contrast to the commonly used quantitative marker of subclinical atherosclerosis, namely intima-media thickness, we investigated the extent to which the presence or absence of carotid artery plaque (CAP) was under genetic control...
  28. ncbi request reprint Elevated carotid artery intima-media thickness levels in individuals who subsequently develop type 2 diabetes
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1845-50. 2003
    ..We examined whether B-mode ultrasound-detected carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) was elevated before the onset of clinical diabetes...
  29. pmc Evidence for bivariate linkage of obesity and HDL-C levels in the Framingham Heart Study
    Rector Arya
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S52. 2003
    ..Subsequently, we performed bivariate multipoint linkage analysis to detect common loci influencing covariation between these two traits...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of migraine and other headaches lasting 4 or more hours: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    April Perry Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Headache 44:20-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the lifetime prevalence of migraine and other headaches lasting 4 or more hours in a population-based study of older adults...
  31. ncbi request reprint Using metabolic syndrome traits for efficient detection of impaired glucose tolerance
    James B Meigs
    General Internal Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1417-26. 2004
    ..Efficient detection of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is needed to implement type 2 diabetes prevention interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint A single nucleotide polymorphism in MGEA5 encoding O-GlcNAc-selective N-acetyl-beta-D glucosaminidase is associated with type 2 diabetes in Mexican Americans
    Donna M Lehman
    Department of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Diabetes 54:1214-21. 2005
    ..The variance attributed to this SNP accounted for approximately 25% of the logarithm of odds. These results suggest that this variant within the MGEA5 gene may increase diabetes risk in Mexican Americans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular calcification in Hispanic Americans (HA) with chronic kidney disease (CKD) due to type 2 diabetes
    Wajeh Y Qunibi
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Kidney Int 68:271-7. 2005
    ..However, the prevalence and severity of CVC is less well documented in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) not yet on dialysis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage analyses of type 2 diabetes in Mexican Americans: the San Antonio Family Diabetes/Gallbladder Study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Diabetes 54:2655-62. 2005
    ..87 and 3.76, respectively. In summary, we report evidence for linkage to diabetes on chromosome 3p in a region previously identified in at least three independent populations...
  35. ncbi request reprint A potential inverse association between insulin-like growth factor I and hypertension in a cross-sectional study
    Kelly J Hunt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:563-71. 2006
    ..Hence, our objective is to examine relationships between IGF-I levels; body mass index (BMI); fasting insulin level; IGF binding protein 1 (IGFBP-1), IGFBP-2, and IGFBP-3 levels; and an array of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint A novel missense mutation in ADRB3 increases risk for type 2 diabetes in a Mexican American family
    Donna M Lehman
    Department of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:331-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of this mutation in the SAFDGS with risk for diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint B-mode ultrasound-detected carotid artery lesions with and without acoustic shadowing and their association with markers of inflammation and endothelial activation: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kelly J Hunt
    CVD Program, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin St, Bank of America, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 162:145-55. 2002
    ..38 (95% CI: 1.10, 1.74)], a marker of endothelial activation. Associations with endothelial adhesion molecules were inconsistent. Further studies aimed at elucidating the mechanisms of arterial mineralization are warranted...

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