Katherine Bowers

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary fat intake and risk of gestational diabetes
    Katherine Bowers
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:446-53. 2012
  2. pmc A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary iron intake and risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Katherine Bowers
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1557-63. 2011
  3. pmc Long-term risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in relation to BMI and weight change among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA
    Diabetologia 58:1212-9. 2015
  4. pmc Prepregnancy dietary protein intake, major dietary protein sources, and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2001-8. 2013
  5. pmc Rationale, design, and method of the Diabetes & Women's Health study--a study of long-term health implications of glucose intolerance in pregnancy and their determinants
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:1123-30. 2014
  6. pmc The association between a medical history of depression and gestational diabetes in a large multi-ethnic cohort in the United States
    Katherine Bowers
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:323-8. 2013
  7. pmc Invited commentary: causation or "noitasuac"?
    Enrique Schisterman
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20854, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:984-7; reply 988-9. 2011
  8. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviors associated with risk of progression from gestational diabetes mellitus to type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland
    JAMA Intern Med 174:1047-55. 2014
  9. pmc Polymorphisms in the neuropeptide Y gene and the risk of obesity: findings from two prospective cohorts
    Edwina H Yeung
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, 7B03, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E2055-62. 2011
  10. pmc Genetic variants and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Hum Reprod Update 19:376-90. 2013

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary fat intake and risk of gestational diabetes
    Katherine Bowers
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:446-53. 2012
    ..Fatty acids play a vital role in glucose homeostasis; however, studies on habitual dietary fat intakes and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk are limited and provide conflicting findings...
  2. pmc A prospective study of prepregnancy dietary iron intake and risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Katherine Bowers
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1557-63. 2011
    ..The current study is to determine if prepregnancy dietary and supplemental iron intakes are associated with the risk of GDM...
  3. pmc Long-term risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in relation to BMI and weight change among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA
    Diabetologia 58:1212-9. 2015
    ..Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are advised to control their weight after pregnancy. We aimed to examine how adiposity and weight change influence the long-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes after GDM...
  4. pmc Prepregnancy dietary protein intake, major dietary protein sources, and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2001-8. 2013
    ..Dietary protein is an important modulator of glucose metabolism. However, studies regarding the association between dietary protein intake and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk are sparse. This study was to examine the association...
  5. pmc Rationale, design, and method of the Diabetes & Women's Health study--a study of long-term health implications of glucose intolerance in pregnancy and their determinants
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:1123-30. 2014
    ..Findings from the study are critical for the development of targeted and more effective strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications in this high-risk population. ..
  6. pmc The association between a medical history of depression and gestational diabetes in a large multi-ethnic cohort in the United States
    Katherine Bowers
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:323-8. 2013
    ..Both major depression and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are prevalent among women of reproductive age. Our objective was to determine whether a medical history of depression is related to subsequent development of GDM...
  7. pmc Invited commentary: causation or "noitasuac"?
    Enrique Schisterman
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20854, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:984-7; reply 988-9. 2011
    ..This creates a complex causal system that requires careful scrutiny. The methods presented here may be applicable to a wide range of studies that involve time-varying exposures and time-varying confounders...
  8. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviors associated with risk of progression from gestational diabetes mellitus to type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Wei Bao
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland
    JAMA Intern Med 174:1047-55. 2014
    ..Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at substantially increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The identification of important modifiable factors could help prevent T2DM in this high-risk population...
  9. pmc Polymorphisms in the neuropeptide Y gene and the risk of obesity: findings from two prospective cohorts
    Edwina H Yeung
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, 7B03, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E2055-62. 2011
    ..Neuropeptide Y (NPY) increases appetite and food intake in animals. Conflicting evidence has been found for the association between polymorphisms of the NPY gene and obesity in humans...
  10. pmc Genetic variants and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Hum Reprod Update 19:376-90. 2013
    ..We aimed to systematically review and quantitatively summarize the association of commonly studied single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with GDM risk and to identify important gaps that remain for consideration in future studies...
  11. pmc Birth weight, postnatal weight change, and risk for high blood pressure among chinese children
    Katherine Bowers
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1272-9. 2011
    ..Previous studies were conducted largely in Western countries however the hypothesis may also be relevant in developing countries where metabolic disorders are increasing...