Cuilin Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prepregnancy consumption of fruits and fruit juices and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Liwei Chen
    Program of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1079-82. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of dietary and lifestyle factors on the risk of gestational diabetes: review of epidemiologic evidence
    Cuilin Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1975S-1979S. 2011
  3. pmc Maternal plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Cuilin Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3753. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity and the risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: sixteen years of follow-up in US women
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, MSC 7510, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Circulation 117:1658-67. 2008
  5. pmc Habitual dietary isoflavone intake is associated with decreased C-reactive protein concentrations among healthy premenopausal women
    Amanda C Filiberto
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Nutr 143:900-6. 2013
  6. pmc Validation of different instruments for caffeine measurement among premenopausal women in the BioCycle study
    Karen C Schliep
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:690-9. 2013
  7. pmc Influence of endogenous reproductive hormones on F2-isoprostane levels in premenopausal women: the BioCycle Study
    Enrique F Schisterman
    Epidemiology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, 7B03M, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:430-9. 2010
  8. pmc The impact of dietary folate intake on reproductive function in premenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
    Audrey J Gaskins
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e46276. 2012
  9. pmc Whole grains are associated with serum concentrations of high sensitivity C-reactive protein among premenopausal women
    Audrey J Gaskins
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    J Nutr 140:1669-76. 2010
  10. pmc A longitudinal study of serum lipoproteins in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the BioCycle study
    Sunni L Mumford
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E80-5. 2010

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Publications36

  1. pmc Prepregnancy consumption of fruits and fruit juices and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
    Liwei Chen
    Program of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1079-82. 2012
    ..Examine the association of prepregnancy habitual consumption of fruits and fruit juices and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk...
  2. pmc Effect of dietary and lifestyle factors on the risk of gestational diabetes: review of epidemiologic evidence
    Cuilin Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1975S-1979S. 2011
    ..This review provides an overview of emerging diet and lifestyle factors that may contribute to the prevention of GDM. It also discusses major methodologic concerns about the available epidemiologic studies of GDM risk factors...
  3. pmc Maternal plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Cuilin Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3753. 2008
    ..Our objective is to determine the association between maternal plasma 25-[OH] D concentrations in early pregnancy and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  4. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity and the risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: sixteen years of follow-up in US women
    Cuilin Zhang
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, MSC 7510, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Circulation 117:1658-67. 2008
    ..However, the association of premature death resulting from these diseases with abdominal adiposity has not been widely studied, and findings are inconsistent...
  5. pmc Habitual dietary isoflavone intake is associated with decreased C-reactive protein concentrations among healthy premenopausal women
    Amanda C Filiberto
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Nutr 143:900-6. 2013
    ..S. population are associated with decreased serum CRP concentrations, a factor associated with beneficial effects on inflammation, and subsequently may have the potential to improve health status among young women...
  6. pmc Validation of different instruments for caffeine measurement among premenopausal women in the BioCycle study
    Karen C Schliep
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:690-9. 2013
    ..Although caffeine and coffee exposures were highly correlated, absolute intakes differed significantly between measurement tools. These results highlight the importance of considering potential misclassification of caffeine exposure...
  7. pmc Influence of endogenous reproductive hormones on F2-isoprostane levels in premenopausal women: the BioCycle Study
    Enrique F Schisterman
    Epidemiology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, 7B03M, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:430-9. 2010
    ..If F(2)-isoprostanes are specific markers of oxidative stress, these results call into question the commonly held hypothesis that endogenous estradiol reduces oxidative stress...
  8. pmc The impact of dietary folate intake on reproductive function in premenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
    Audrey J Gaskins
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e46276. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the association between dietary folate intake, hormone levels, and sporadic anovulation in healthy, regularly menstruating women...
  9. pmc Whole grains are associated with serum concentrations of high sensitivity C-reactive protein among premenopausal women
    Audrey J Gaskins
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    J Nutr 140:1669-76. 2010
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  10. pmc A longitudinal study of serum lipoproteins in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the BioCycle study
    Sunni L Mumford
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E80-5. 2010
    ..Exogenous estrogens have been shown to affect the lipid profile, leading to the hypothesis that endogenous estrogens may have similar effects...
  11. pmc Caffeinated beverage intake and reproductive hormones among premenopausal women in the BioCycle Study
    Karen C Schliep
    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 95:488-97. 2012
    ..Caffeinated beverages are widely consumed among women of reproductive age, but their association with reproductive hormones, and whether race modifies any such associations, is not well understood...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Racial differences in the association between sex hormone-binding globulin and adiposity in premenopausal women: the BioCycle study
    Edwina H Yeung
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2274-6. 2010
    ..To assess the associations between measures of adiposity and sex hormone- binding globulin (SHBG) and to evaluate whether such associations differ by race...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. pmc Longitudinal study of insulin resistance and sex hormones over the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle Study
    Edwina H Yeung
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Epidemiology Branch, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 7B03, MSC 7510, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5435-42. 2010
    ..Conflicting findings have been reported regarding the effect of menstrual cycle phase and sex hormones on insulin sensitivity...
  20. pmc Age at menarche and metabolic markers for type 2 diabetes in premenopausal women: the BioCycle Study
    Liwei Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1007-12. 2011
    ..Early age at menarche has been linked to an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes. However, the underlying mechanism is unclear...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc The exposome--exciting opportunities for discoveries in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:229-36. 2013
    ..Bold new conceptual frameworks such as the exposome are needed for designing research that may lead to discovery and improve population health...
  23. pmc Childhood size and life course weight characteristics in association with the risk of incident type 2 diabetes
    Edwina H Yeung
    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 33:1364-9. 2010
    ..To determine how childhood overweight, in conjunction with other life course weight characteristics, relates to the development of type 2 diabetes in adulthood...
  24. pmc Effect of daily fiber intake on reproductive function: the BioCycle Study
    Audrey J Gaskins
    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 90:1061-9. 2009
    ..The influence of fiber on aspects of reproduction, which include ovulation, has not been well studied in premenopausal women...
  25. doi request reprint Maternal serum theobromine and the development of preeclampsia
    Mark A Klebanoff
    Epidemiology Branch, Department of Health and Human Services, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Epidemiology 20:727-32. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal plasma ascorbic Acid (vitamin C) and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 15:597-604. 2004
    ..Antioxidants, particularly vitamin C (ascorbic acid), have the capacity to influence glucose tolerance. Modification of diet could reduce the likelihood of developing gestational diabetes mellitus...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta3-adrenergic receptor gene, pre-pregnancy obesity and risk of pre-eclampsia
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:19-28. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation of the beta3-AR gene to pre-pregnancy obesity and risk of pre-eclampsia. The present study is a case-control study of 87 Caucasian pre-eclampsia cases and 214 controls...
  28. ncbi request reprint The +276 polymorphism of the APM1 gene, plasma adiponectin concentration, and cardiovascular risk in diabetic men
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes 54:1607-10. 2005
    ..0019). In conclusion, our study showed significant associations between APM1 G276T and decreased CVD risk and increased plasma adiponectin levels in diabetic men...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interactions between the -514C->T polymorphism of the hepatic lipase gene and lifestyle factors in relation to HDL concentrations among US diabetic men
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1429-35. 2005
    ..A common polymorphism (-514C-->T) of the hepatic lipase gene (LIPC), which accounts for up to 30% of the variation in hepatic lipase activity, has been associated with low hepatic lipase activity and high HDL-cholesterol concentrations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hepatic lipase gene polymorphism, pre-pregnancy overweight status and risk of preeclampsia among Peruvian women
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:211-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we found that LIPC -514TT genotype and overweight status, when occurring together, were associated with a 3-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia among Peruvian women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene and the risk of type 2 diabetes in large cohorts of U.S. women and men
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes 55:2645-8. 2006
    ..48-fold increased risk (P < 10(-16)). Our findings confirm that the TCF7L2 gene represents an important locus for predicting inherited susceptibility to type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake, dietary glycemic load, and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2223-30. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine whether pregravid dietary fiber consumptions from cereal, fruit, and vegetable sources and dietary glycemic load were related to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 genetic variability and adiposity: associations in two prospective cohorts and systematic review in 26,944 individuals
    Lu Qi
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3618-25. 2007
    ..IL-6 (IL6) is an immune-modulating cytokine associated with obesity in humans...
  34. doi request reprint Common variations in perilipin gene, central obesity, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US women
    Lu Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1061-5. 2008
    ..The variations in perilipin gene (PLIN) were previously associated with obesity and insulin sensitivity. We examined whether PLIN variability was associated with diabetes risk and obesity status modified such associations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Total and high-molecular-weight adiponectin and resistin in relation to the risk for type 2 diabetes in women
    Christin Heidemann
    Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:307-16. 2008
    ..Adiponectin and resistin are recently discovered adipokines that may provide a molecular link between adiposity and type 2 diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of maternal serum C-reactive protein concentrations and risk of preeclampsia
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Suite 449 North, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:154-60. 2004
    ..We measured C-reactive protein (CRP), a clinical marker of systemic inflammation, in maternal serum collected at 13 weeks gestation on average, to determine whether elevations precede the clinical manifestation of preeclampsia...