Paul C Stark

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Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fungal levels in the home and allergic rhinitis by 5 years of age
    Paul C Stark
    Biostatistics Research Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1405-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of the dietary glycemic load on type 2 diabetes risk factors during weight loss
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, 268, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2200-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for recurrent cardiovascular disease and mortality
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:198-206. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of ICD-9-CM codes for chronic kidney disease in individuals with cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Ashish Mahajan
    Tufts Medical Center Scientific and Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nephrol 22:523-33. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood glucose and markers of inflammation in nondiabetic adults
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:980-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in the serum creatinine assay calibration: a practical application to glomerular filtration rate estimation
    Kalyani Murthy
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1884-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a pooled analysis of community-based studies
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1307-15. 2004
  8. pmc Assessing use of a standardized dental diagnostic terminology in an electronic health record
    Oluwabunmi Tokede
    Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 77:24-36. 2013
  9. pmc The development of a dental diagnostic terminology
    Elsbeth Kalenderian
    Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 75:68-76. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors on progression of advanced polycystic kidney disease
    Tazeen H Jafar
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 67:265-71. 2005

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Publications31

  1. pmc Fungal levels in the home and allergic rhinitis by 5 years of age
    Paul C Stark
    Biostatistics Research Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1405-9. 2005
    ..High measured fungal concentrations and reports of water damage, mold, or mildew in homes may predispose children with a family history of asthma or allergy to the development of allergic rhinitis...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of the dietary glycemic load on type 2 diabetes risk factors during weight loss
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, 268, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2200-9. 2006
    ..To compare the effects of two calorie-restricted diets that differ in glycemic load (GL) on glucose tolerance and inflammation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for recurrent cardiovascular disease and mortality
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:198-206. 2004
    ..Few studies have evaluated the effect of CKD on cardiovascular events in a diverse community-based population with underlying CVD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of ICD-9-CM codes for chronic kidney disease in individuals with cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Ashish Mahajan
    Tufts Medical Center Scientific and Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nephrol 22:523-33. 2009
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood glucose and markers of inflammation in nondiabetic adults
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:980-6. 2007
    ..We sought to compare the effects of combined calcium and vitamin D supplementation versus placebo on blood glucose and markers of inflammation in nondiabetic adults aged > or =65 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in the serum creatinine assay calibration: a practical application to glomerular filtration rate estimation
    Kalyani Murthy
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1884-7. 2005
    ..Variation among clinical laboratories in calibration of serum creatinine assays is a source of error in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation equations. We evaluated impact of this variation on GFR estimates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a pooled analysis of community-based studies
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1307-15. 2004
    ..It is hypothesized that this effect may be due to more frequent or more severe subclinical vascular disease secondary to hypertension or diabetes in black individuals...
  8. pmc Assessing use of a standardized dental diagnostic terminology in an electronic health record
    Oluwabunmi Tokede
    Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 77:24-36. 2013
    ..These findings will serve to increase the use/correct use of the EZCodes dental diagnostic terminology and ultimately create a reliable platform for undertaking clinical, outcomes, and quality improvement-related research...
  9. pmc The development of a dental diagnostic terminology
    Elsbeth Kalenderian
    Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 75:68-76. 2011
    ..Future work will focus on implementation and approaches to enhance the validity and reliability of diagnostic term utilization...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors on progression of advanced polycystic kidney disease
    Tazeen H Jafar
    Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 67:265-71. 2005
    ..We performed a patient-level meta-analysis to compare the effect of antihypertensive regimens, including ACE inhibitors, to those without ACE inhibitors (controls) on kidney disease progression in patients with PKD...
  11. ncbi request reprint A low-glycemic load diet facilitates greater weight loss in overweight adults with high insulin secretion but not in overweight adults with low insulin secretion in the CALERIE Trial
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street 268, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2939-41. 2005
  12. pmc Role of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in repair of the lacrimal gland after experimentally induced injury
    Samantha You
    Department of General Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:126-35. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the roles of vimentin, a type III intermediate filament protein and a marker of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in repair of the lacrimal gland...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fungal levels in the home and lower respiratory tract illnesses in the first year of life
    Paul C Stark
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:232-7. 2003
    ..Actual mechanisms remain unknown, but fungi and their components (glucans, mycotoxins, and proteins) may increase the risk of LRI by acting as irritants or through increasing susceptibility to infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Low rates of testing and diagnostic codes usage in a commercial clinical laboratory: evidence for lack of physician awareness of chronic kidney disease
    Lesley A Stevens
    Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 391, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2439-48. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Determination of the minimal clinically important difference in the FIM instrument in patients with stroke
    Marianne Beninato
    Graduate Programs in Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:32-9. 2006
    ..To define the minimal clinically important difference (MCID) for the FIM instrument in patients poststroke...
  16. ncbi request reprint Progression of chronic kidney disease: the role of blood pressure control, proteinuria, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition: a patient-level meta-analysis
    Tazeen H Jafar
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:244-52. 2003
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors reduce blood pressure and urine protein excretion and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fears and concerns of individuals contemplating esthetic restorative dentistry
    Arthur A Weiner
    Department of General and Behavioral Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 31:446-8, 450, 452 passim. 2010
    ..The practitioner needs to consider a broader range of issues when addressing the patient's concerns...
  18. ncbi request reprint The rate of progression of renal disease may not be slower in women compared with men: a patient-level meta-analysis
    Tazeen H Jafar
    New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2047-53. 2003
    ..Therefore, we undertook this analysis to explore the independent association of renal disease progression with gender...
  19. ncbi request reprint Constructing a database of individual clinical trials for longitudinal analysis
    Christopher H Schmid
    Biostatistics Research Center, Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center Box 63, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:324-40. 2003
    ..Funding agencies must be encouraged to provide support to collaborative groups combining databases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trap door: an alternative procedure to the triangular distal wedge for the elimination of distal periodontal pockets adjacent to edentulous areas
    Medha Singh
    Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 33:e38-44. 2012
    ..The authors demonstrated the efficacy of an alternative TD technique in the elimination of the distal pockets adjacent to the terminal molars...
  21. ncbi request reprint The oral health status of 4,732 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    John P Morgan
    Department of Public Health and Community Service, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1 Kneeland St, 1534 F, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:838-46. 2012
    ..Two reports by the U.S. surgeon general noted the disproportionate impact of oral disease on and lack of oral health information regarding people with disabilities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hematocrit and left ventricular mass: the Framingham Heart study
    Manish G Amin
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1276-82. 2004
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of preoperative computed tomography and surgical findings in maxillofacial infections
    Michael Rosenthal
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:1651-6. 2011
    ..To examine the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) in predicting the presence of surgically confirmed abscess in patients presenting with deep maxillofacial infections (DMIs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Meta-regression detected associations between heterogeneous treatment effects and study-level, but not patient-level, factors
    Christopher H Schmid
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:683-97. 2004
    ..Two investigations evaluate Bayesian meta-regression for detecting treatment interactions...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of omega-3 and vitamin E supplementation on dry mouth in patients with Sjögren's syndrome
    Medha Singh
    Division of Oral Medicine and Dental Research, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 30:225-9. 2010
    ..834). In this pilot study, supplementation with n-3 was not found to be significantly better than wheat germ oil in stimulating saliva production in patients with Sjögren's syndrome...
  26. pmc Consortium for oral health-related informatics: improving dental research, education, and treatment
    Paul C Stark
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 75 Kneeland Street, Suite 105, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:1051-65. 2010
    ..The consortium is in the process of assembling the largest oral health database ever created. This will be an invaluable resource for research and provide a foundation for evidence-based dentistry for years to come...
  27. pmc Roles of caspase 1 and extracellular signal-regulated kinase in inflammation-induced inhibition of lacrimal gland protein secretion
    Driss Zoukhri
    Department of General Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 0211, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4392-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the roles of caspase 1 and extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) in inflammation-induced inhibition of lacrimal gland secretion...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interstitial glucose level is a significant predictor of energy intake in free-living women with healthy body weight
    Anastassios G Pittas
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 135:1070-4. 2005
    ..In addition, the CGMS may have utility in understanding the role of circulating glucose in energy regulation in free-living subjects under a wide range of different nutritional conditions...
  29. pmc Optical coherence tomography disc assessment in optic nerves with peripapillary atrophy
    Edward Lai
    New England Eye Center, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:498-504. 2003
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is able to determine the optic disc margin automatically. The aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of the automatic OCT optic nerve head measurements in the presence of peripapillary atrophy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography (OCT) macular and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer measurements and automated visual fields
    Gadi Wollstein
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:218-25. 2004
    ..To investigate the structure-function relationship between optical coherence tomography (OCT) macular retinal and peripapillary nerve fiber layer (NFL) thickness and automated visual field (VF) findings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimation of glomerular filtration rates before and after orthotopic liver transplantation: evaluation of current equations
    Thomas A Gonwa
    Department of Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32216, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:301-9. 2004
    ..Better methods for estimating the GFR are required for evaluation of renal function before and after liver transplantation...