KIANG JOHN LIU

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index is associated with leg function and physical activity: the Walking and Leg Circulation Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:873-83. 2002
  2. pmc Healthy lifestyle through young adulthood and the presence of low cardiovascular disease risk profile in middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in (Young) Adults (CARDIA) study
    Kiang Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 125:996-1004. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint One-hour postload plasma glucose in middle age and Medicare expenditures in older age among nondiabetic men and women: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry
    Kiang Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1057-62. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Electron-beam tomography coronary artery calcium and cardiac events: a 37-month follow-up of 5635 initially asymptomatic low- to intermediate-risk adults
    George T Kondos
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine MC 715, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 840 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Circulation 107:2571-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in young black men and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:750-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot exercise intervention to improve lower extremity functioning in peripheral arterial disease unaccompanied by intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:187-96. 2004
  7. pmc Leg strength predicts mortality in men but not in women with peripheral arterial disease
    Nimarta Singh
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:624-31. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: clinical characteristics, leg symptoms, and lower extremity functioning
    Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:922-30. 2004
  9. pmc The association of heart rate recovery immediately after exercise with coronary artery calcium: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Mohammad Ali Kizilbash
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Auton Res 17:46-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint IGF-1, IGFBP-3, and nutritional factors in young black and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Nutr Cancer 53:57-64. 2005

Research Grants

  1. MESA Family Study
    Kiang Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. MESA Family Study
    Kiang Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index is associated with leg function and physical activity: the Walking and Leg Circulation Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:873-83. 2002
    ..The ankle brachial index (ABI) is a noninvasive, reliable measure of lower-extremity ischemia. However, the relationship between ABI and lower-extremity function has not been well studied...
  2. pmc Healthy lifestyle through young adulthood and the presence of low cardiovascular disease risk profile in middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in (Young) Adults (CARDIA) study
    Kiang Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 125:996-1004. 2012
    ..We examined whether adopting a healthy lifestyle throughout young adulthood is associated with the presence of the low cardiovascular disease risk profile in middle age...
  3. ncbi request reprint One-hour postload plasma glucose in middle age and Medicare expenditures in older age among nondiabetic men and women: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry
    Kiang Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1057-62. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Electron-beam tomography coronary artery calcium and cardiac events: a 37-month follow-up of 5635 initially asymptomatic low- to intermediate-risk adults
    George T Kondos
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine MC 715, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 840 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Circulation 107:2571-6. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in young black men and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:750-7. 2004
    ..05), respectively. These findings do not support a strong link between IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 and blood pressure, but they do support the possibility of important relations between IGFBP-3 and lipid levels in young adult men...
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot exercise intervention to improve lower extremity functioning in peripheral arterial disease unaccompanied by intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:187-96. 2004
    ..A pilot study was conducted to test the feasibility of supervised treadmill exercise training to improve functioning in study participants with peripheral arterial disease who did not have classical symptoms of intermittent claudication...
  7. pmc Leg strength predicts mortality in men but not in women with peripheral arterial disease
    Nimarta Singh
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:624-31. 2010
    ..To establish associations between leg strength and mortality in men and women with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: clinical characteristics, leg symptoms, and lower extremity functioning
    Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:922-30. 2004
    ..The describe peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in African Americans, and compare findings in African Americans and whites with PAD...
  9. pmc The association of heart rate recovery immediately after exercise with coronary artery calcium: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Mohammad Ali Kizilbash
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Auton Res 17:46-9. 2007
    ..99, p = 0.91 per standard deviation change in HRR). Slow HRR in young adulthood is not associated with the presence of CAC at middle age...
  10. ncbi request reprint IGF-1, IGFBP-3, and nutritional factors in young black and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Nutr Cancer 53:57-64. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the associations of dietary factors with serum IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 observed in our study corroborate those from other studies and generally do not differ between black and white men...
  11. pmc Physical activity during daily life and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in peripheral arterial disease
    Laila Payvandi
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 14:193-201. 2009
    ..In conclusion, higher levels of physical activity during daily life are associated significantly and independently with better brachial artery FMD among individuals with PAD, even after adjusting for confounders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Urine albumin excretion and subclinical cardiovascular disease. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Holly Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, IL, USA
    Hypertension 46:38-43. 2005
    ..Similar results were noted in MESA participants with and without DM. In conclusion, higher UAE, including levels below microalbuminuria, may reflect the presence of subclinical CVD among adults without established CVD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured sleep characteristics among early-middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Diane S Lauderdale
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:5-16. 2006
    ..Income was independently associated with sleep latency and efficiency. Sleep duration and quality, which have consequences for health, are strongly associated with race, sex, and socioeconomic status...
  14. ncbi request reprint The temporal relationship between heart rate recovery immediately after exercise and the metabolic syndrome: the CARDIA study
    Mohammad Ali Kizilbash
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1592-6. 2006
    ..We investigated the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of slower HRR following a graded exercise treadmill test (GXT) with metabolic syndrome components and LDL-C...
  15. pmc Biomarkers of inflammation and thrombosis as predictors of near-term mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a cohort study
    Himabindu Vidula
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:85-93. 2008
    ..Traditional atherosclerotic risk factors predict long-term cardiovascular disease events but are poor predictors of near-term events...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of effects of statin use on mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease with versus without elevated C-reactive protein and d-dimer levels
    Himabindu Vidula
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1348-52. 2010
    ..The favorable association of statin use with mortality was not influenced significantly by the baseline CRP or D-dimer level...
  17. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer mortality and factors related to the insulin resistance syndrome
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:385-91. 2002
    ..37). For men and women combined, the RR was 1.50 (95% CI, 1.03-2.19). These findings provide evidence for a modest association of PLG and insulin resistance syndrome with colorectal cancer mortality and support the insulin hypothesis...
  18. pmc Physical activity during daily life and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Parveen K Garg
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 119:251-60. 2009
    ..We determined whether higher levels of physical activity during daily life are associated with less functional decline in persons with peripheral arterial disease...
  19. pmc Relationships between skin color, income, and blood pressure among African Americans in the CARDIA Study
    Elizabeth Sweet
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill 60208, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2253-9. 2007
    ..We explored how income and skin color interact to influence the blood pressure of African American adults enrolled in the longitudinal Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study...
  20. pmc The relation between body size perception and change in body mass index over 13 years: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Elizabeth Lynch
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University, 1700 West Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:857-66. 2009
    ..12 vs. 0.27 BMI units; P = 0.04). Results for men showed fewer and weaker associations. When obese women perceive themselves as obese and feel that their body size is too large, they gain less weight over time...
  21. pmc Persistent depressive symptoms and functional decline among patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Bernice Ruo
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:415-24. 2007
    ..Because depressive symptoms are prevalent among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), our goal was to study the effect of depressive symptoms over time on functional decline among patients with PAD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Middle age cardiovascular risk factors and abdominal aortic aneurysm in older age
    Miriam B Rodin
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Hypertension 42:61-8. 2003
    ..It is concluded that major cardiovascular risk factors--serum cholesterol, smoking, and blood pressure--in middle age relate significantly to risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm in persons surviving into older age...
  23. pmc Serum IGF-I and C-reactive protein in healthy black and white young men: the CARDIA male hormone study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:420-5. 2009
    ..However, most human studies have not controlled adequately for confounding factors, particularly nutritional intake. This population-based study examined whether CRP is inversely associated with IGF-I and IGFBP-3 concentrations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of minor electrocardiographic ST-segment and/or T-wave abnormalities on cardiovascular mortality during long-term follow-up
    Philip Greenland
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1068-74. 2003
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Physical activity and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Darcy S Majka
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:56-62. 2009
    ..This study determined a cross-sectional association between physical activity and hs-CRP level in 6142 middle-aged white, Chinese, black, and Hispanic participants enrolled in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis in 2000-2002...
  26. pmc Physical activity during daily life and circulating biomarker levels in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Lynette L Craft
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1263-8. 2008
    ..033). In conclusion, higher levels of physical activity were associated independently with lower levels of inflammatory markers, homocysteine, and D-dimer in patients with PAD...
  27. pmc Prognostic value of functional performance for mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1482-9. 2008
    ..Among persons with lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), we determined whether objective measures of walking performance predict mortality independently of the ankle brachial index (ABI)...
  28. pmc Circulating blood markers and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Cicago, IL, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1504-10. 2008
    ..To determine whether higher levels of inflammatory blood markers, D-dimer, and homocysteine were associated with greater impairment in lower extremity functioning in persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  29. pmc Elevated fibrinogen levels and subsequent subclinical atherosclerosis: the CARDIA Study
    David Green
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Atherosclerosis 202:623-31. 2009
    ..To determine whether elevated levels of hemostatic factors are associated with the subsequent development of subclinical cardiovascular disease...
  30. doi request reprint Asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease is associated with more adverse lower extremity characteristics than intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 117:2484-91. 2008
    ..This study assessed functional performance, calf muscle characteristics, peripheral nerve function, and quality of life in asymptomatic persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  31. pmc Associations of borderline and low normal ankle-brachial index values with functional decline at 5-year follow-up: the WALCS (Walking and Leg Circulation Study)
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1056-62. 2009
    ..We studied associations of borderline and low normal ankle-brachial index (ABI) values with functional decline over a 5-year follow-up...
  32. doi request reprint Women with peripheral arterial disease experience faster functional decline than men with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:707-14. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that women with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) would have greater mobility loss and faster functional decline than men with PAD...
  33. doi request reprint Maintaining a high physical activity level over 20 years and weight gain
    Arlene L Hankinson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA 304:2603-10. 2010
    ..Data supporting physical activity guidelines to prevent long-term weight gain are sparse, particularly during the period when the highest risk of weight gain occurs...
  34. pmc Systemic inflammation in young adults is associated with abnormal lung function in middle age
    Ravi Kalhan
    Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11431. 2010
    ..Whether systemic inflammation in healthy young adults is associated with future impairment in lung health is uncertain...
  35. ncbi request reprint Eight-year blood pressure change in middle-aged men: relationship to multiple nutrients
    Jeremiah Stamler
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Hypertension 39:1000-6. 2002
    ..These findings support the concept that multiple macro- and micronutrients, alcohol intake, and calorie imbalance relate prospectively to blood pressure change...
  36. pmc Leg symptom categories and rates of mobility decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1256-62. 2010
    ..To determine whether asymptomatic lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and leg symptoms other than intermittent claudication (IC) in PAD are associated with faster functional decline than in people with both PAD and IC...
  37. doi request reprint The ankle-brachial index is associated with the magnitude of impaired walking endurance among men and women with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 15:251-7. 2010
    ..Clinical Trial Registration - URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00106327...
  38. ncbi request reprint Narrative review: Assessment of C-reactive protein in risk prediction for cardiovascular disease
    Donald M Lloyd-Jones
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:35-42. 2006
    ..The authors propose that many questions still must be addressed before CRP is incorporated into risk prediction algorithms and before universal screening with CRP can be recommended...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance is associated with daily life physical activity in individuals with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:247-55. 2002
    ..To determine whether persons with poorer lower extremity functioning have reduced physical activity levels...
  40. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between objectively measured sleep duration and body mass index: the CARDIA Sleep Study
    Diane S Lauderdale
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:805-13. 2009
    ..The mechanism underlying the cross-sectional association is not clear...
  41. pmc Association of 20-year changes in cardiorespiratory fitness with incident type 2 diabetes: the coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) fitness study
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1284-8. 2009
    ..To test the association of fitness changes over 7 and 20 years on the development of diabetes in middle age...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and incidence of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stroke 35:1538-42. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and risk of stroke are inconsistent. We quantitatively assessed the relationship between fish intake and incidence of stroke using a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Midlife body mass index and hospitalization and mortality in older age
    Lijing L Yan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 295:190-8. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical performance in peripheral arterial disease: a slower rate of decline in patients who walk more
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:10-20. 2006
    ..However, it is unknown whether patients with PAD who walk for exercise regularly have less functional decline than those with less walking activity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness in young adulthood and the development of cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 290:3092-100. 2003
    ..Low cardiorespiratory fitness is an established risk factor for cardiovascular and total mortality; however, mechanisms responsible for these associations are uncertain...
  46. ncbi request reprint BMI and health-related quality of life in adults 65 years and older
    Lijing L Yan
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obes Res 12:69-76. 2004
    ..To examine relationships of BMI with health-related quality of life in adults 65 years and older...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk profile earlier in life and Medicare costs in the last year of life
    Martha L Daviglus
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwesten University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1028-34. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown whether cardiovascular risk profile earlier in life influences health care costs in the last year of life. This study addresses this question...
  48. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of physical activity and heart rate recovery: CARDIA, 1987-1993
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:606-12. 2005
    ..In a diverse, population-based sample, we tested whether physical activity participation was associated with higher parasympathetic function...
  49. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal associations of age, anthropometric and lifestyle factors with serum total insulin-like growth factor-I and IGF binding protein-3 levels in Black and White men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Susan M Gapstur
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2208-16. 2004
    ..Importantly, they suggest that IGF-I and/or IGFBP-3 levels could be influenced by changes in BMI, and perhaps by physical activity, alcohol intake, and cigarette smoking...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index in young adulthood and middle age to Medicare expenditures in older age
    Martha L Daviglus
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 292:2743-9. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the impact of body mass index (BMI) earlier in life on Medicare expenditures (cardiovascular disease [CVD]-related, diabetes-related, and total) in older age...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relation of levels of hemostatic factors and inflammatory markers to the ankle brachial index
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:194-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that D-dimer levels may be more sensitive than other blood markers for measuring the extent of atherosclerosis in lower extremity arteries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome among young adults
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 113:1675-82. 2006
    ..However, the longitudinal association of magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome has not been investigated...
  53. ncbi request reprint Favorable cardiovascular risk profile in middle age and health-related quality of life in older age
    Martha L Daviglus
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2460-8. 2003
    ..Few data exist on this important issue. This study evaluates the relationship of midlife low-risk status to quality of life and illness in older age...
  54. pmc Physical activity, walking exercise, and calf skeletal muscle characteristics in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:87-93. 2007
    ....
  55. pmc Lower extremity ischemia, calf skeletal muscle characteristics, and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:400-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether lower ankle brachial index (ABI) levels are associated with lower calf skeletal muscle area and higher calf muscle percentage fat in persons with and without lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Consistently stable or decreased body mass index in young adulthood and longitudinal changes in metabolic syndrome components: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Donald M Lloyd-Jones
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 115:1004-11. 2007
    ..Data are sparse regarding the association of stable body mass index (BMI) over the long term with metabolic syndrome components in young adults...
  57. pmc Associations of androgens with physical activity and fitness in young black and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 44:426-31. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of serum testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) concentrations with physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in black and white young men...
  58. ncbi request reprint Stability of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Questionnaires over 1 year in early middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Kristen L Knutson
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Sleep 29:1503-6. 2006
    ..To describe the stability of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) scores over 1 year among a population-based sample of black and white early middle-aged adults...
  59. pmc Lower extremity nerve function in patients with lower extremity ischemia
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1986-92. 2006
    ..We determined whether lower extremity ischemia, as measured by the ankle brachial index (ABI), is associated with impaired lower extremity nerve function...
  60. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and risk of hypertension: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Lijing L Yan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 290:2138-48. 2003
    ..Although psychosocial factors are correlated, previous studies on risk factors for hypertension have typically examined psychosocial factors individually and have yielded inconsistent findings...
  61. pmc Obesity, weight change, and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1198-204. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that baseline obesity and weight gain during follow-up would each be associated with functional declines in persons with PAD...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effects of a low-fat/high-fiber diet on sex hormone levels and menstrual cycling in premenopausal women: a 12-month randomized trial (the diet and hormone study)
    Peter H Gann
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 98:1870-9. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality are inconsistent...

Research Grants6

  1. MESA Family Study
    Kiang Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. MESA Family Study
    Kiang Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..