Affiliation: Stanford University
- Lifestyle habits and compression of morbidityHelen B Hubert
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M347-51. 2002..This study was designed to test the compression of morbidity hypothesis, proposing that healthy lifestyles can reduce and compress disability into a shorter period toward the end of life...
- Health status, health behaviors, and acculturation factors associated with overweight and obesity in Latinos from a community and agricultural labor camp surveyHelen B Hubert
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Prev Med 40:642-51. 2005..U.S. Latino adults have experienced an 80% increase in obesity in the last decade...
- Regular vigorous physical activity and disability development in healthy overweight and normal-weight seniors: a 13-year studyBonnie Bruce
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University 1000 Welch Rd, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1294-9. 2008..We examined the relationship of regular exercise and body weight to disability among healthy seniors...
- Normative values for the Health Assessment Questionnaire disability index: benchmarking disability in the general populationEswar Krishnan
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
Arthritis Rheum 50:953-60. 2004..This study was undertaken to establish normative values for the HAQ DI in a general population and to analyze its correlates...
- Long distance running and knee osteoarthritis. A prospective studyEliza F Chakravarty
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:133-8. 2008..The objective of this study was to determine if differences in the progression of knee OA in middle- to older-aged runners exist when compared with healthy nonrunners over nearly 2 decades of serial radiographic observation...
- Associations of changes in exercise level with subsequent disability among seniors: a 16-year longitudinal studyDavid R Berk
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5755, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:97-102. 2006..The effect of changes in physical exercise on progression of musculoskeletal disability in seniors has rarely been studied...
- Reduced disability and mortality among aging runners: a 21-year longitudinal studyEliza F Chakravarty
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:1638-46. 2008..Exercise has been shown to improve many health outcomes and well-being of people of all ages. Long-term studies in older adults are needed to confirm disability and survival benefits of exercise...
- Gender differences in physical disability among an elderly cohortKirsten Naumann Murtagh
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1406-11. 2004..We analyzed the role of sociodemographic factors, chronic-disease risk factors, and health conditions in explaining gender differences in disability among senior citizens...
- Postponed development of disability in elderly runners: a 13-year longitudinal studyBenjamin W E Wang
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:2285-94. 2002..We sought to quantify the benefits of aerobic exercise, including running, on disability and mortality in elderly persons and to examine whether morbidity can be compressed into later years of life by regular exercise...
- Hydroxychloroquine and risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritisMary Chester M Wasko
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
JAMA 298:187-93. 2007..Hydroxychloroquine, a commonly used antirheumatic medication, has hypoglycemic effects and may reduce the risk of diabetes mellitus...
- Lifestyle risk factors predict healthcare costs in an aging cohortJ Paul Leigh
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:379-87. 2005..The association was examined between smoking, drinking, exercise, body mass index (BMI), and changes in these risk factors, and healthcare costs after 4 years among 68- to 95-year-olds...
- RISK FACTORS FOR PHYSICAL DISABILITY AND COSTS OF CAREHelen Hubert; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results will suggest public policy initiatives aimed at decreasing morbidity and medical care costs. ..