Bonita Falkner

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Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity-associated hypertension in the racial ethnic minorities of the United States
    Bonita Falkner
    Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 16:449. 2014
  2. pmc High risk blood pressure and obesity increase the risk for left ventricular hypertrophy in African-American adolescents
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Pediatr 162:94-100. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of birth weight on blood pressure and body size in early adolescence
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 43:203-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in children
    Bonita Falkner
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Pediatr Ann 35:795-801. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship of body mass index and blood pressure in primary care pediatric patients
    Bonita Falkner
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Pediatr 148:195-200. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment with metoprolol succinate, a selective beta adrenergic blocker, lowers blood pressure without altering insulin sensitivity in diabetic patients
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:51-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary of the Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 44:387-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint High blood pressure in children: clinical and health policy implications
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:261-76. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and high blood pressure: a clinical phenotype for the insulin resistance syndrome in African Americans
    Kimberly L Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:364-70; quiz 371-2. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability and classification of prehypertension and hypertension in adolescence
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut St, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Pediatrics 122:238-42. 2008

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Publications50

  1. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity-associated hypertension in the racial ethnic minorities of the United States
    Bonita Falkner
    Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 16:449. 2014
    ..The rate of MetS among obese children and adolescents is approximately 30 %, with similar racial/ethnic disparity among minority groups as among adults...
  2. pmc High risk blood pressure and obesity increase the risk for left ventricular hypertrophy in African-American adolescents
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Pediatr 162:94-100. 2013
    ..To examine the relative effects of high blood pressure (HBP) and obesity on left ventricular mass (LVM) among African-American adolescents; and if metabolic or inflammatory factors contribute to LVM...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of birth weight on blood pressure and body size in early adolescence
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 43:203-7. 2004
    ..These results do not support the low-birth-weight theory and indicate that childhood factors that are more proximal have a greater effect on adolescent BP than intrauterine factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in children
    Bonita Falkner
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Pediatr Ann 35:795-801. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship of body mass index and blood pressure in primary care pediatric patients
    Bonita Falkner
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Pediatr 148:195-200. 2006
    ..To determine whether an association of overweight, or risk of overweight, and blood pressure can be detected in children in the pediatric primary care practice setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment with metoprolol succinate, a selective beta adrenergic blocker, lowers blood pressure without altering insulin sensitivity in diabetic patients
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:51-7. 2008
    ..When beta-blocker therapy is considered, it appears that this agent can be used to treat hypertension without adverse effects on insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes, at least over the period of time treated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary of the Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 44:387-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint High blood pressure in children: clinical and health policy implications
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:261-76. 2010
    ..This report aims to increase awareness of the problem of hypertension in childhood. Recent reports on prevalence and target organ injury are discussed and health policy initiatives to improve blood pressure control are proposed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and high blood pressure: a clinical phenotype for the insulin resistance syndrome in African Americans
    Kimberly L Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:364-70; quiz 371-2. 2004
    ..Subjects with both obesity and high BP showed greater expression of lipid and glucose abnormalities, higher urinary albumin excretion, and greater prevalence of prediabetes, undetected type 2 diabetes, and insulin resistance syndrome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability and classification of prehypertension and hypertension in adolescence
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut St, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Pediatrics 122:238-42. 2008
    ..There is little information in pediatrics on the persistence of the prehypertension and hypertension classifications or on the progression of prehypertension to hypertension. This study aimed to examine those issues...
  11. pmc Hypertension in children and adolescents: epidemiology and natural history
    Bonita Falkner
    Pediatrics and Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:1219-24. 2010
    ..Considering the rates of verified hypertension (>3%) and pre-hypertension (>3%) in asymptomatic children and adolescents, high BP should be considered a common long-term health problem in childhood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Metoprolol succinate, a selective beta-adrenergic blocker, has no effect on insulin sensitivity
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:336-43. 2006
    ..When b-blocker therapy is considered, metoprolol succinate can be used to treat hypertension without adverse metabolic effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of age and sex with cardiovascular risk factors and insulin sensitivity in overweight children and adolescents
    Joanna Koenigsberg
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:253-8. 2006
    ..Greater cardiovascular risk factor expression in overweight males 11 years and older may explain the earlier appearance of cardiovascular disease end points in overweight men...
  14. doi request reprint High blood pressure and obesity increase the risk of abnormal glucose tolerance in young adult african americans
    Yonghong Huan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:397-403. 2011
    ..Although no statistically significant interaction between high BP and obesity was detected, the relationships of both high BP and obesity with metabolic risk factors were clearly additive...
  15. doi request reprint Relationship of blood pressure and obesity with inflammatory cytokines among African Americans
    Stephanie Deloach
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 5:149-57. 2011
    ..The authors sought to determine if there is an interaction between high blood pressure (HBP) and obesity that is associated with markedly elevated plasma levels of proinflammatory cytokines in African American adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine concentration and blood pressure in young adult African Americans
    Rajani Dinavahi
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:767-70. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether [Hcy] is related to blood pressure (BP) or other risk factors in African Americans, a population at high risk for cardiovascular disease...
  17. doi request reprint Insulin resistance predicts future deterioration of glucose tolerance in nondiabetic young African Americans
    Yonghong Huan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Metabolism 58:689-95. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Regulation of transforming growth factor-beta1 by insulin in prediabetic African Americans
    Yonghong Huan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Kidney Int 78:318-24. 2010
    ..Thus our results suggest that insulin contributes to increased TGF-beta1 production and possible early renal injury in prediabetic young African Americans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance and cardiovascular risk in young adult African Americans
    Kimberly L Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Sci 323:231-7. 2002
    ..Among African Americans, there is a higher prevalence of both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Few studies have examined longitudinally the change in glucose tolerance in younger adult African Americans...
  20. pmc Endothelin-1 response to glucose and insulin among African Americans
    Stephanie Deloach
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 4:227-35. 2010
    ..037). Our data show that plasma ET-1 is higher among young adult African Americans with hypertension compared with normotension. Urine ET-1 levels increased in response to glucose challenge, possibly indicating early renal injury...
  21. doi request reprint Association of capillary density and function measures with blood pressure, fasting plasma glucose, and insulin sensitivity
    Cynthia Cheng
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:125-35. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity, smoking, and multiple cardiovascular risk factors in young adult African Americans
    Kevin H Murtaugh
    Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:331-5. 2002
    ..To examine the associations between the combination of obesity and tobacco use and total cardiovascular risk score in young adult African Americans...
  23. pmc Relationship of adipokines with insulin sensitivity in African Americans
    Maria P Martinez Cantarin
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Sci 342:192-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of insulin sensitivity measured by euglycemic hyperinsulinemic insulin clamp with plasma adiponectin and other adipokines in young adult African Americans...
  24. pmc Obesity associated inflammation in African American adolescents and adults
    Stephanie Deloach
    Departments of Medicine SD, BF and Clinical Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics SWK, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nemours Cardiac Center SSG at A I DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
    Am J Med Sci 347:357-63. 2014
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) is related to adiposity and metabolic risk and predicts events in adults. The objective was to determine if relationships between adiposity and CRP have similar magnitudes in adolescents as adults...
  25. pmc Plasma lipid concentrations in nondiabetic African American adults: associations with insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome
    Elizabeth Stein
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Metabolism 56:954-60. 2007
    ..In African Americans, TG levels below the current metabolic syndrome threshold criterion are associated with insulin resistance...
  26. doi request reprint Aldosterone and aldosterone: renin ratio associations with insulin resistance and blood pressure in African Americans
    Yonghong Huan
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 6:56-65. 2012
    ..01). The significant association of ARR with BP with high dietary sodium suggests that insufficiently suppressed aldosterone may contribute to BP sensitivity to sodium in African Americans...
  27. pmc Alterations in capillary morphology are found in mild blood pressure elevation
    Cynthia Cheng
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Hypertens 28:2258-66. 2010
    ..Another objective was to determine whether capillary morphology is associated with minimum forearm vascular resistance, a measure of altered resistance artery structure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dysmetabolic syndrome: multiple risk factors for premature adult disease in an adolescent girl
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e14. 2002
    ..Emerging clinical data now indicate that the presence of 1 risk factor for cardiovascular disease in an overweight child should prompt screening for additional clinical abnormalities, with the aim of finding treatable disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Androgen excess is associated with insulin resistance and the development of diabetes in African American women
    Gillian Boyd-Woschinko
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 2:254-9. 2007
    ..This prospective study demonstrates that relative androgen excess is associated with insulin resistance and increases the risk for development of diabetes in premenopausal African American women...
  30. pmc Functional capillary rarefaction in mild blood pressure elevation
    Cynthia Cheng
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 1:75-9. 2008
    ..001). Functional, but not structural, capillary rarefaction is detectable and associated with endothelial dysfunction in both black and non-black individuals with mild blood pressure elevation...
  31. pmc G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 expression and activity are associated with blood pressure in black Americans
    Heather I Cohn
    Center for Translational Medicine, Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 54:71-6. 2009
    ..Understanding the receptors stimulated by increased neurohormonal activation may give insight into the pathophysiology of hypertension in this at-risk population...
  32. doi request reprint Central blood pressures are associated with left ventricular mass index among African-American adolescents
    Stephanie S DeLoach
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:41-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between CASP, central pulse pressure (CPP), and augmentation index (AI) with left ventricular mass index (LVMI)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity and high blood pressure on plasma lipid levels in children and adolescents
    Gillian S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Pediatrics 116:442-6. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Childhood blood pressure trends and risk factors for high blood pressure: the NHANES experience 1988-2008
    Bernard Rosner
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 62:247-54. 2013
    ..After adjustment for age, sex, race/ethnicity, body mass index, waist circumference, and sodium intake, odds ratio for elevated BP in NHANES 1999-2008 versus NHANES III=1.27, P=0.069...
  35. ncbi request reprint The association between hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in young adult African Americans
    William C Borde-Perry
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 4:17-22. 2002
    ..The data also support the clinical management of multiple risk factors as well as the achievement of blood pressure control...
  36. pmc The adipose tissue production of adiponectin is increased in end-stage renal disease
    Maria P Martinez Cantarin
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Kidney Int 83:487-94. 2013
    ..Thus, our study suggests that adipose tissue production of adiponectin contributes to the high plasma levels seen in end-stage renal disease...
  37. doi request reprint Variants in genes involved in functional pathways associated with hypertension in African Americans
    Maria P Martinez Cantarin
    Department of Medicine, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 3:279-86. 2010
    ..028). Individuals having at least one NOS3 A allele and GRK4 R65L genotype GG had odds of HBP of 2.97 relative to GG homozygotes for NOS3 and GRK4 R65L. These results show very modest effects and do not fully replicate previous studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in children and adolescents: an approach to management of complex hyper-tension in pediatric patients
    Kevin Meyers
    The Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 11:315-22. 2009
    ..This review focuses on the clinical management of specific types of secondary hypertension in pediatric patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship of homocysteine with cardiovascular disease and blood pressure
    Rajani Dinavahi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:494-8; quiz 499-500. 2004
    ..Because the question of an independent role of Hcy on risk for cardiovascular disease has not been determined, the assessment and treatment of Hcy should be approached in the context of other modifiable risk factors...
  40. pmc Relationships of total adiponectin and molecular weight fractions of adiponectin with free testosterone in African men and premenopausal women
    Jie Cui
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:957-63. 2010
    ..05) were lower compared with those in women with low testosterone. Plasma adiponectin levels are lower in both men and premenopausal women with relatively higher testosterone levels...
  41. pmc Capillary rarefaction in treated and untreated hypertensive subjects
    Cynthia Cheng
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Curtis Bldg, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA Cynthia Cheng jefferson edu
    Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 2:79-88. 2008
    ..The study findings indicate that the hypertensive vascular pathologic process is already underway at modest levels of blood pressure elevation...
  42. ncbi request reprint The utility of fasting glucose for detection of prediabetes
    Cynthia Cheng
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Metabolism 55:434-8. 2006
    ..Until alternative strategies are identified, an OGTT is presently the best method for detecting the prediabetic condition in these high-risk patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlation of oral glucose tolerance test-derived estimates of insulin sensitivity with insulin clamp measurements in an African-American cohort
    Cynthia Cheng
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Metabolism 53:1107-12. 2004
    ..Calculated indices that include log transformation of plasma insulin concentration improve the estimation of insulin sensitivity...
  44. doi request reprint Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome
    Martha Z Bardsley
    Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University Nemours, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acta Paediatr 100:866-70. 2011
    ..To investigate risk factors for metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Birth weight as a predictor of future hypertension
    Bonita Falkner
    Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:43S-45S. 2002
    ..Overall, there tends to be a small but consistent relationship of lower birth weight with higher blood pressure (BP). For each kilogram increase in birth weight, the systolic BP is 1 to 2 mm Hg lower...
  46. pmc Adiponectin regulates albuminuria and podocyte function in mice
    Kumar Sharma
    Translational Research in Kidney Disease, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0711, La Jolla, California 92093 0711, USA
    J Clin Invest 118:1645-56. 2008
    ..These results suggest that adiponectin is a key regulator of albuminuria, likely acting through the AMPK pathway to modulate oxidant stress in podocytes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Overweight as a risk factor in children: a focus on ethnicity
    Shawna D Nesbitt
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas 75390 8899, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:94-110. 2004
    ..This summary article reviews the data on cardiovascular risk factors and overweight in ethnic children and adolescents, and culminates in a practical algorithm for evaluating overweight children for cardiovascular risk...
  48. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans: an AHA scientific statement from the Council on High Blood Pressure Research Professional and Public Education Subcommittee
    Thomas G Pickering
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 946, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:102-9. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 45:142-61. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...
  50. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Circulation 111:697-716. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...

Research Grants15

  1. BIRTH WEIGHT EFFECT ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN LATE CHILDHOOD
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Alternatively, if post-natal/childhood parameters are the major determinants of later BP, then efforts should focus on effective preventive strategies in childhood, such as obesity. ..
  2. Inflammation and Injury in Obesity Hypertension in African American Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. TGF-Beta, Glucose and Nephropathy in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. TGF-Beta, Glucose and Nephropathy in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  6. TGF-Beta, Glucose and Nephropathy in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  8. TGF-Beta, Glucose and Nephropathy in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  10. TGF-Beta, Glucose and Nephropathy in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  12. PRECLINICAL MARKERS OF NEPHROPATHY IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Results of this investigation could also contribute to the development of strategies for prevention of the excessive renal disease in African Americans with EH and NIDDM. ..
  13. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  14. BIRTH WEIGHT EFFECT ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN LATE CHILDHOOD
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Alternatively, if post-natal/childhood parameters are the major determinants of later BP, then efforts should focus on effective preventive strategies in childhood, such as obesity. ..
  15. Inflammation and Injury in Obesity Hypertension in African American Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..