F Treiber

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of stress reduction on negative school behavior in adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:10. 2003
  2. pmc FTO variant rs9939609 is associated with body mass index and waist circumference, but not with energy intake or physical activity in European- and African-American youth
    Gaifen Liu
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:57. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma endothelin-1 release during acute stress: role of ethnicity and sex
    Frank A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute and the Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:707-13. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and development of preclinical and clinical disease states
    Frank A Treiber
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:46-62. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in endothelin-1 at rest and in response to acute stress in adolescent males
    F A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute, the Vascular Biology Center, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and Office of Biostatistics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3710, USA
    Hypertension 35:722-5. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular (CV) responsivity and recovery to acute stress and future CV functioning in youth with family histories of CV disease: a 4-year longitudinal study
    F A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 41:65-74. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Fasting insulin concentration is related to cardiovascular reactivity to exercise in children
    B Gutin
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Pediatrics 96:1123-5. 1995
  8. ncbi request reprint Weight-independent cardiovascular fitness and coronary risk factors
    B Gutin
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:462-5. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Heritabilities of lipids in young European American and African American twins
    Anastasia Iliadou
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:492-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A gene-environment interaction model of stress-induced hypertension
    Ikhide G Imumorin
    Department of Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 5:109-32. 2005

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Publications58

  1. pmc Impact of stress reduction on negative school behavior in adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:10. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of stress reduction via the Transcendental Meditation program on school rule infractions in adolescents...
  2. pmc FTO variant rs9939609 is associated with body mass index and waist circumference, but not with energy intake or physical activity in European- and African-American youth
    Gaifen Liu
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:57. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess the influence of FTO variant rs9939609 on adiposity, insulin resistance, energy intake and physical activity in European - (EA) and African-American (AA) youth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma endothelin-1 release during acute stress: role of ethnicity and sex
    Frank A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute and the Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:707-13. 2002
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine possible ethnic and sex differences in plasma ET-1 levels at rest and in response to acute stress and to examine relationships between ET-1 and vasoconstrictive-mediated BP reactivity to stress...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and development of preclinical and clinical disease states
    Frank A Treiber
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:46-62. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in endothelin-1 at rest and in response to acute stress in adolescent males
    F A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute, the Vascular Biology Center, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and Office of Biostatistics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3710, USA
    Hypertension 35:722-5. 2000
    ..05). These findings suggest that altered endothelial function may be involved in racial differences in hemodynamic reactivity to stress and possibly in the development of essential hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular (CV) responsivity and recovery to acute stress and future CV functioning in youth with family histories of CV disease: a 4-year longitudinal study
    F A Treiber
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 41:65-74. 2001
    ..The predictive value of the derived models did not decline from one annual evaluation to the next over the length of the study. CV recovery may supplement resting and responsivity in the prediction of future development of CVD..
  7. ncbi request reprint Fasting insulin concentration is related to cardiovascular reactivity to exercise in children
    B Gutin
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Pediatrics 96:1123-5. 1995
    ..We tested this hypothesis by determining the relationship of insulin concentration and sympathetically mediated cardiovascular reactivity to exercise in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Weight-independent cardiovascular fitness and coronary risk factors
    B Gutin
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:462-5. 1997
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Heritabilities of lipids in young European American and African American twins
    Anastasia Iliadou
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:492-8. 2005
    ..In this first twin study on lipids to include AAs, no ethnic differences in heritability were found except for LDL, where AAs exhibited higher estimates...
  10. ncbi request reprint A gene-environment interaction model of stress-induced hypertension
    Ikhide G Imumorin
    Department of Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 5:109-32. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of anger expression and ET-1 Lys198Asn polymorphism on vasoconstriction reactivity to behavioral stress
    Kristen M Rabineau
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta 30912, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:85-9. 2005
    ..African Americans (AAs) are at particular risk for development of EH, report greater anger difficulties, and exhibit greater vasoconstrictive reactivity than their European American (EA) counterparts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tobacco prevention in children and cessation in family members
    Martha S Tingen
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:169-79. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of a theory-driven tobacco prevention program in sixth-grade children with a family tobacco cessation component implemented by school nurses in conjunction with the initiation of a statewide toll-free Quit Line...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emergence of novel genetic effects on blood pressure and hemodynamics in adolescence: the Georgia Cardiovascular Twin Study
    Nina Kupper
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 47:948-54. 2006
    ..Environmental influences become more important with age in AAs compared with EAs for both systolic and diastolic BP. Future elucidation of these environmental factors may help explain ethnic differences in hypertension risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anger suppression and adiposity modulate association between ADRB2 haplotype and cardiovascular stress reactivity
    Joseph C Poole
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:207-12. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The G protein-coupled receptor kinase 4 gene affects blood pressure in young normotensive twins
    Haidong Zhu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Building HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:61-6. 2006
    ..The present study evaluated the impact of the GRK4 gene variants on BP levels in normotensive adolescents and young adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic nervous system, genes and human essential hypertension
    Haidong Zhu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912 3715, USA
    Curr Neurovasc Res 2:303-17. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental determinants of lipid profile in black and white youth: a study of four candidate genes
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:568-77. 2005
    ..To identify genotypes and gene-environment interactions, which may explain ethnic differences on lipid profile in Black and White youth...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of dopamine receptor type 1 and Gs protein alpha subunit gene polymorphisms on blood pressure at rest and in response to stress
    Yanhui Lu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:832-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether the A-48G polymorphism of the DRD1 gene and the T393C polymorphism of the Gs protein alpha subunit (GNAS) gene influenced BP levels at rest and in response to stress...
  19. ncbi request reprint The G protein-coupled receptor kinase 4 gene modulates stress-induced sodium excretion in black normotensive adolescents
    Haidong Zhu
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    Pediatr Res 60:440-2. 2006
    ..The 65L allele of the GRK4 gene is associated with stress-induced U(Na)V reduction, suggesting impaired sodium handling in affected black youth...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of angiotensinogen and angiotensin II type I receptor genes on blood pressure and left ventricular mass trajectories in multiethnic youth
    Xiaoling Wang
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:393-402. 2006
    ..A protective AGTR1 haplotype for LVM was also identified...
  21. pmc Impact of breathing awareness meditation on ambulatory blood pressure and sodium handling in prehypertensive African American adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:1-5. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a breathing awareness meditation (BAM) program on ambulatory blood pressure and sodium handling in African American adolescents with high-normal systolic blood pressure (SBP) levels...
  22. doi request reprint Change of genetic determinants of left ventricular structure in adolescence: longitudinal evidence from the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Gaston K Kapuku
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:799-805. 2008
    ..Background: Genetic contribution to left ventricular (LV) structure is generally recognized, but whether and how this influence varies by ethnicity or with age is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Relationships of cardiovascular phenotypes with healthy weight, at risk of overweight, and overweight in US youths
    Haidong Zhu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    Pediatrics 121:115-22. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate comprehensively the cardiovascular phenotypes of cardiovascular disease-free youths at risk of overweight, in comparison with healthy weight and overweight...
  24. pmc Ethnic differences in the association of birth weight and blood pressure: the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:1235-41. 2007
    ..However, most previous studies in biethnic samples have not found a significant inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure in AAs...
  25. pmc Heritability of arterial stiffness in black and white American youth and young adults
    Dongliang Ge
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:1065-72. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to examine the heritability of arterial stiffness measured as pulse-wave velocity (PWV), and its dependence on ethnicity, gender, and blood pressure (BP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular characteristics in American youth with prehypertension
    Haidong Zhu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:1051-7. 2007
    ..Cardiovascular structure and function in youth with prehypertension have been incompletely investigated...
  27. pmc Perceived stress, heart rate, and blood pressure among adolescents with family members deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Vernon A Barnes
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Mil Med 172:40-3. 2007
    ..02). Military dependent European Americans exhibited higher systolic BP compared to the other groups on the second evaluation (p < 0.03)...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Georgia Cardiovascular Twin Study: influence of genetic predisposition and chronic stress on risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes
    Dongliang Ge
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:965-70. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in ambulatory blood pressure trajectories: results from a 15-year longitudinal study in youth and young adults
    Xiaoling Wang
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Bldg HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Circulation 114:2780-7. 2006
    ..Cross-sectional studies demonstrated ethnic and gender differences in ambulatory blood pressure patterns, but little is known about the longitudinal development of these differences...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multilocus analyses of Renin-Angiotensin-aldosterone system gene variants on blood pressure at rest and during behavioral stress in young normotensive subjects
    Dongliang Ge
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3715, USA
    Hypertension 49:107-12. 2007
    ..We proposed a viable approach to test for the multiple genetic contributions to BP and hypertension...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early markers of cardiovascular disease
    Gaston K Kapuku
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4534, USA
    Vascul Pharmacol 45:277-80. 2006
    ..In addition, we highlight the necessity of targeting the pediatric population in studies aimed at preventing and treating cardiovascular disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of the eNOS gene on development of blood pressure and left ventricular mass: longitudinal findings in multiethnic youth
    Haidong Zhu
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3710, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 15:669-75. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene on longitudinal development of blood pressure (BP) and left ventricular mass (LVM) from childhood into early adulthood...
  33. pmc African-American adolescents' stress responses after the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks
    Vernon A Barnes
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:201-7. 2005
    ..To examine the impact of indirect exposure to the 9/11/01 attacks upon physical and emotional stress-related responses in a community sample of African-American (AA) adolescents...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physical activity buffers the effects of chronic stress on adiposity in youth
    Zenong Yin
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:29-36. 2005
    ..The moderating effect of physical activity (PA) on relations between chronic stress and adiposity is unknown in youth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Beta2-adrenergic receptor gene and resting hemodynamics in European and African American youth
    Harold Snieder
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Building HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:973-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between these polymorphisms and resting hemodynamic function in African American (AA) and European American (EA) youths...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationships among socioeconomic status, stress induced changes in cortisol, and blood pressure in African American males
    Gaston L Kapuku
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:320-5. 2002
    ..44, p < .05). These results suggest that SES may be linked to CVD via BP and cortisol reactivity to stress, but prospective studies are needed to clarify whether such is the case...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ambulatory blood pressure patterns across populations
    Gregory A Harshfield
    Department of Pediatrics and Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912 4534, USA
    Blood Press Monit 7:265-9. 2002
    ..e. dipping) in blood pressure compared with whites. The resulting increase in cardiovascular load has been hypothesized to contribute to ethnic differences in hypertension and its sequelae...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dissecting the genetic architecture of the cardiovascular and renal stress response
    Harold Snieder
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Building HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Biol Psychol 61:73-95. 2002
    ..Finally, by describing the underlying physiological systems of our model and their genetic underpinning we emphasize the importance of inclusion of genetic measurements in any future studies testing the reactivity hypothesis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impaired stress-induced pressure natriuresis increases cardiovascularload in African American youths
    Gregory A Harshfield
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:903-6. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that impaired stress-induced pressure natriuresis increases blood pressure (BP) load...
  40. ncbi request reprint Adiposity changes in youth with a family history of cardiovascular disease: impact of ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status
    Donna B Moore
    Department of Pediatrics, BG 2120, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3770, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 13:76-83. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance syndrome and left ventricular mass in healthy young people
    Catherine L Davis
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta 30912, USA
    Am J Med Sci 324:72-5. 2002
    ..Left ventricular hypertrophy has been linked to hypertension, obesity, and insulin resistance...
  42. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of ethnic differences in ambulatory blood pressure patterns in youth
    Gregory A Harshfield
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 4534, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:525-30. 2002
    ..We examined: 1) the stability of this difference; 2) demographic and anthropometric characteristics that predict the difference over 2 years; and 3) the clinical significance of the difference...
  43. ncbi request reprint Growth of left ventricular mass in African American and European American youth
    Caroline Dekkers
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
    Hypertension 39:943-51. 2002
    ..Apart from these ethnicity and gender effects, individual differences in cardiac growth can mainly be explained by body growth and increases in general adiposity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Impaired stress-induced pressure natriuresis is related to left ventricle structure in blacks
    Gregory A Harshfield
    Georgia Prevention Institute in the Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 4534, USA
    Hypertension 39:844-7. 2002
    ..31+/-0.04 versus 0.29+/-0.03, P<0.002). In conclusion, impaired stress-induced pressure natriuresis in blacks may contribute to racial differences in essential hypertension and its sequelae...
  45. ncbi request reprint Moderators of blood pressure development from childhood to adulthood: a 10-year longitudinal study
    J Caroline Dekkers
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    J Pediatr 141:770-9. 2002
    ..To examine the effect of ethnicity on the development of blood pressure (BP) from childhood into early adulthood within the context of height, sex, adiposity, and socioeconomic status (SES)...
  46. pmc Reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure measures in African-American adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-101-6. 2002
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) measures in African-American (AA) adolescents...
  47. ncbi request reprint The Georgia Cardiovascular Twin Study
    Harold Snieder
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Twin Res 5:497-8. 2002
    ..Future work will explore the influence of polymorphic variation in candidate genes and their potential interaction with the environment on these risk factors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of meditation on resting and ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in youth
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:909-14. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a meditation program on resting and ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in youth...
  49. ncbi request reprint Endothelin-1 gene and progression of blood pressure and left ventricular mass: longitudinal findings in youth
    Yanbin Dong
    Georgia Prevention Institute Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Hypertension 44:884-90. 2004
    ..In summary, our results uncover a sex-specific protective effect of variation in the ET-1 gene on the progression of hypertension risk, and a SES-specific effect on risk of developing left ventricular hypertrophy in multiethnic youth...
  50. pmc Temporal stability of twenty-four-hour ambulatory hemodynamic bioimpedance measures in African American adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Blood Press Monit 9:173-7. 2004
    ..The reliability of ambulatory impedance cardiography has not been evaluated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Gender influences endothelial-dependent arterial dilatation via arterial size in youth
    Gaston K Kapuku
    Pediatrics Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4534, USA
    Am J Med Sci 327:305-9. 2004
    ..It is unclear, however, whether gender plays a mediating or a moderating role in these relationships. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of gender on EDAD in youth at risk for CVD...
  52. pmc Impact of transcendental meditation on ambulatory blood pressure in African-American adolescents
    Vernon A Barnes
    Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:366-9. 2004
    ..04) and diastolic BP (P < .06) in the TM group compared with the control group across the visits demonstrate a beneficial impact of the TM program in youth at risk for the development of hypertension...
  53. ncbi request reprint Development of general and central obesity from childhood into early adulthood in African American and European American males and females with a family history of cardiovascular disease
    J Caroline Dekkers
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:661-8. 2004
    ..Obesity is associated with multiple health problems, often originating in childhood...
  54. ncbi request reprint Endothelin-1 gene Lys198Asn polymorphism and blood pressure reactivity
    Frank A Treiber
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Building HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Hypertension 42:494-9. 2003
    ..05). In conclusion, the findings point out the importance of examining the impact of genetic polymorphisms on blood pressure control phenotypes within the context of potentiating environmental factors...
  55. ncbi request reprint A tyrosine hydroxylase microsatellite and hemodynamic response to stress in a multi-ethnic sample of youth
    Paule Barbeau
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:186-92. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether a relationship exists between a tyrosine hydroxylase microsatellite and resting hemodynamic function, and/or hemodynamic responsivity to laboratory stress...
  56. ncbi request reprint Differential influence of family history of hypertension and premature myocardial infarction on systolic blood pressure and left ventricular mass trajectories in youth
    J Caroline Dekkers
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 3710, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1387-93. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Heritability of blood pressure and hemodynamics in African- and European-American youth
    Harold Snieder
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Bldg HS 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Hypertension 41:1196-201. 2003
    ..In summary, relative influences of genetic and environmental factors on blood pressure and hemodynamics in AA and EA youth are similar and independent of (genes for) obesity...
  58. ncbi request reprint Changes in overweight in youth over a period of 7 years: impact of ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status
    Donna B Moore
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S1-83-6. 2002
    ..To examine changes in overweight in youth over a period of 7 years, within the context of ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status (SES)...