O I Bermudez

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Total and central obesity among elderly Hispanics and the association with Type 2 diabetes
    O I Bermudez
    Dietary Assessment Research Program, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obes Res 9:443-51. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein profiles among elderly Hispanics and non-Hispanics and their association with diabetes
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1214-21. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and health correlates of functional limitation among Massachusetts elderly Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and non-Hispanic white neighborhood comparison group
    K L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M90-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Protein nutritional status and function are associated with type 2 diabetes in Hispanic elders
    C Castaneda
    US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:89-95. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of sex-specific equations for estimating stature of frail elderly Hispanics living in the northeastern United States
    O I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:992-8. 1999
  6. pmc Type 2 diabetes is prevalent and poorly controlled among Hispanic elders of Caribbean origin
    K L Tucker
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1288-93. 2000
  7. pmc Predictors of insulin resistance among Hispanic adults infected with or at risk of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus
    C Castaneda-Sceppa
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Viral Hepat 15:878-87. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypertension among Hispanic elders of a Caribbean origin in Massachusetts
    Hai Lin
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:499-507. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes self-management: perspectives of Latino patients and their health care providers
    Elena T Carbone
    Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:202-10. 2007
  10. pmc Poor iron status is more prevalent in Hispanic than in non-Hispanic white older adults in Massachusetts
    Erin L Seaverson
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 137:414-20. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Total and central obesity among elderly Hispanics and the association with Type 2 diabetes
    O I Bermudez
    Dietary Assessment Research Program, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obes Res 9:443-51. 2001
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  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein profiles among elderly Hispanics and non-Hispanics and their association with diabetes
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1214-21. 2002
    ..There are limited data about dietary intakes and plasma lipids of elderly US Hispanics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and health correlates of functional limitation among Massachusetts elderly Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and non-Hispanic white neighborhood comparison group
    K L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M90-7. 2000
    ..Limited data suggest that Puerto Ricans experience greater disability than other ethnic groups, but few studies have examined the factors associated with this apparent difference...
  4. ncbi request reprint Protein nutritional status and function are associated with type 2 diabetes in Hispanic elders
    C Castaneda
    US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:89-95. 2000
    ..Hispanic elders have a high prevalence of diabetes and poor glycemic control, leading to inadequate nutritional status, muscle wasting, and impaired function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of sex-specific equations for estimating stature of frail elderly Hispanics living in the northeastern United States
    O I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:992-8. 1999
    ..The accurate measurement of stature is not possible in many frail elderly persons because of problems affecting their ability to stand straight. In such cases, knee height may be used to estimate stature...
  6. pmc Type 2 diabetes is prevalent and poorly controlled among Hispanic elders of Caribbean origin
    K L Tucker
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1288-93. 2000
    ....
  7. pmc Predictors of insulin resistance among Hispanic adults infected with or at risk of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus
    C Castaneda-Sceppa
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Viral Hepat 15:878-87. 2008
    ..Liver injury, as measured by the FIB-4 score, is a predictor of IR independently of HCV infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypertension among Hispanic elders of a Caribbean origin in Massachusetts
    Hai Lin
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:499-507. 2002
    ..We determined the prevalence and associated risk factors of hypertension in Hispanic elders, ages 60-92 years, living in Massachusetts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes self-management: perspectives of Latino patients and their health care providers
    Elena T Carbone
    Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:202-10. 2007
    ..Few data exist, however, on improving diabetes self-management among Latinos. In addition, views and practices of practitioners caring for these patients have received little attention...
  10. pmc Poor iron status is more prevalent in Hispanic than in non-Hispanic white older adults in Massachusetts
    Erin L Seaverson
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 137:414-20. 2007
    ..Cultural variation in dietary patterns may influence iron availability and body iron stores and contribute to an increased risk for iron deficiency anemia among some Hispanic older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint alpha-Tocopherol intake and plasma concentration of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders is associated with dietary intake pattern
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:2574-9. 2006
    ..05 for all), although they had similar intakes. A large proportion of these elders (>90%) have inadequate intake of alpha-tocopherol, and plasma concentrations were associated with intake patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of dietary alpha-tocopherol intake in U.S. adults (NHANES 2001-2002)
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1021-6. 2006
    ..Careful selection of the highest vitamin E source foods within these groups could further increase the likelihood of meeting the current recommended daily allowance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders from Massachusetts have different patterns of carotenoid intake and plasma concentrations
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 135:1496-502. 2005
    ..Because of the potential importance of carotenoids as protective factors against chronic diseases, more attention to food-related practices associated with carotenoid intake in differing population groups is warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of alpha-tocopherol intake from foods alone in U.S. adults (1994-1996 CSFII): an analysis by linear programming
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1031:385-6. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein and homocysteine concentrations are related to frequent fruit and vegetable intake in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:913-8. 2004
    ..Because both of these metabolites are known risk factors for CVD, these findings contribute to the evidence that a higher intake of fruit and vegetables may reduce the risk of CVD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low vitamin B-12 intake and status are more prevalent in Hispanic older adults of Caribbean origin than in neighborhood-matched non-Hispanic whites
    Laurinda L Kwan
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 132:2059-64. 2002
    ..As in other populations, sources of unbound vitamin B-12 such as supplements and fortified cereal appear to be protective. Dietary intervention programs targeted to the Hispanic population should promote these vitamin B-12 sources...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in dietary patterns of Latin American populations
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, 02111 1524, USA
    Cad Saude Publica 19:S87-99. 2003
    ..Efforts to educate the population on the importance of a healthy diet and to issue policies to improve the availability of a healthy food supply can help to reduce the rapid escalation of obesity and chronic diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns of Hispanic elders are associated with acculturation and obesity
    Hai Lin
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 133:3651-7. 2003
    ..Total and central obesity were positively associated with the rice pattern. Longitudinal studies are needed to clarify the causal nature of these associations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intake of alpha-tocopherol is limited among US adults
    Janice E Maras
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:567-75. 2004
    ..To examine alpha-tocopherol intake and food sources of alpha-tocopherol in the US population relative to current Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin E...