Paul Whelton

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sodium reduction and weight loss in the treatment of hypertension in older persons: a randomized controlled trial of nonpharmacologic interventions in the elderly (TONE). TONE Collaborative Research Group
    P K Whelton
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 279:839-46. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Potassium in preventing and treating high blood pressure
    P K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Semin Nephrol 19:494-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes in antihypertensive treatment of type 2 diabetes, impaired fasting glucose concentration, and normoglycemia: Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)
    Paul K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1401-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in North America, North Africa and Asia
    P K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 18:545-51. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypertension curriculum review: epidemiology and the prevention of hypertension
    Paul K Whelton
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:636-42. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of symptoms of depression and obesity with hypertension: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Azad Alamgir Kabir
    Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:639-45. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum antioxidant vitamins and blood pressure in the United States population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 40:810-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate and risk of stroke in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 33:1183-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Geographic variations in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1273-81. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in U.S. adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:167-74. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Technology for Electronic Submission of IRB Protocols
    Paul Whelton; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. "RR-03-011, Extramural Research Facilities Construction*
    Andrew Lackner; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. BAA-NIH-NIAID-NCRR-DMID-03-036
    Andrew Lackner; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Sodium reduction and weight loss in the treatment of hypertension in older persons: a randomized controlled trial of nonpharmacologic interventions in the elderly (TONE). TONE Collaborative Research Group
    P K Whelton
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 279:839-46. 1998
    ..Nonpharmacologic interventions are frequently recommended for treatment of hypertension in the elderly, but there is a paucity of evidence from randomized controlled trials in support of this recommendation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Potassium in preventing and treating high blood pressure
    P K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Semin Nephrol 19:494-9. 1999
    ..Increased potassium intake should be included as a recommendation for prevention and treatment of hypertension, especially in those who are unable to reduce their intake of sodium...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes in antihypertensive treatment of type 2 diabetes, impaired fasting glucose concentration, and normoglycemia: Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)
    Paul K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1401-9. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in North America, North Africa and Asia
    P K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 18:545-51. 2004
    ..These survey results underscore the fact that hypertension is highly prevalent, poorly treated and controlled, and an escalating health challenge in economically developing countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypertension curriculum review: epidemiology and the prevention of hypertension
    Paul K Whelton
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:636-42. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of symptoms of depression and obesity with hypertension: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Azad Alamgir Kabir
    Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:639-45. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the direct and indirect relationships between symptoms of depression, body mass index (BMI), and hypertension in a biracial (African American-white) rural population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum antioxidant vitamins and blood pressure in the United States population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 40:810-6. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that antioxidant vitamins may be important in the underlying cause and prevention of hypertension. Further studies in this important area are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate and risk of stroke in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 33:1183-8. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between dietary intake of folate and the subsequent risk of stroke and CVD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Geographic variations in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1273-81. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in north and south, and urban and rural residents of China...
  10. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in U.S. adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:167-74. 2004
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  11. pmc Hypertension subtype and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults
    Tanika N Kelly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 118:1558-66. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between hypertension subtype and cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in Chinese adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of hypertension: clinical and public health advisory from The National High Blood Pressure Education Program
    Paul K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology and Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    JAMA 288:1882-8. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum antioxidant vitamins to serum creatinine in the US population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:460-8. 2002
    ..Our study provides useful information to support the hypothesis that antioxidant vitamins may have an important role in the pathogenesis of chronic renal failure...
  14. pmc Metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure in non-diabetic people in China: a dietary intervention study
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine and Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Lancet 373:829-35. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine the association between metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:891-7. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a general population or have included a biochemical marker of current smoking...
  16. ncbi request reprint A population-based, prospective study of blood pressure and risk for end-stage renal disease in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1928-35. 2007
    ..These results document the importance of high BP as a modifiable risk factor for ESRD in China. Strategies to prevent ESRD should incorporate the prevention, treatment, and control of BP...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association between inflammation and insulin resistance in U.S. nondiabetic adults: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2960-5. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that elevated levels of inflammatory markers are positively and independently associated with insulin resistance. Further studies should examine the potential causal effect of inflammation on insulin resistance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels and awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 110:405-11. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease has become the leading cause of death in China. We examined the levels of serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol and status of awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors among persons with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome: analysis of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:686-95. 2004
    ..To calculate the prevalence of non-traditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors across diabetes status and for persons with and without the metabolic syndrome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and erectile dysfunction among Chinese men without clinical vascular disease
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:803-9. 2007
    ..8 million cases) among Chinese men are attributable to cigarette smoking. This 2000-2001 study of Chinese men documented an independent and dose-response relation between cigarette smoking and risk of erectile dysfunction...
  21. pmc Cigarette smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in China: the international collaborative study of cardiovascular disease in Asia
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1972-6. 2004
    ..We estimated the prevalence of cigarette smoking and the extent of environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS) in the general population in China...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association between the metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in Chinese adults
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA, and the Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Beijing, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1100-6. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Western populations. We examined the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and risk of CKD in Chinese adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:10-8. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in China...
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors among noninstitutionalized patients with a history of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:913-20. 2006
    ..20). The number of US myocardial infarction and stroke survivors increased between 1988-1994 and 1999-2002, and substantial improvements occurred in the awareness, treatment, and control of high LDL cholesterol in this population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of decreased kidney function in Chinese adults aged 35 to 74 years
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2837-45. 2005
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health burden in Western countries but little is known about its impact in developing countries. We estimated the prevalence and absolute burden of CKD in the general adult population in China...
  26. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic lifestyle changes and drug treatment for high blood cholesterol in China and application of the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1260-5. 2005
    ..3 million (4.1% of adults). In conclusion, most adults in China with an elevated LDL cholesterol remain untreated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Major causes of death among men and women in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1124-34. 2005
    ..We studied the major causes of death and modifiable risk factors in a nationally representative cohort of 169,871 men and women 40 years of age and older in China...
  28. pmc Prevalence of physical activity among Chinese adults: results from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1631-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, we assessed overall, work-related, and leisure-time physical activity in a representative sample of Chinese adults, aged 35 to 74 years, using data from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of soybean protein on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:1-9. 2005
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that vegetable protein intake is inversely related to blood pressure...
  30. pmc Association of genetic variants in the apelin-APJ system and ACE2 with blood pressure responses to potassium supplementation: the GenSalt study
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:606-13. 2010
    ..We examined the association of genetic variants in the apelin-APJ system and angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) with BP responses to potassium supplementation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and overweight among adults in China
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Lancet 365:1398-405. 2005
    ..Little information exists on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in China. We aimed to provide up-to-date estimates of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and overweight in the general adult population in China...
  32. ncbi request reprint International collaborative study of cardiovascular disease in Asia: design, rationale, and preliminary results
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112 2073, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:260-8. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood pressure among children and adolescents
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 291:2107-13. 2004
    ..The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents increased between 1988 and 2000. The change in blood pressure among children and adolescents over that time and the role of overweight is unknown...
  34. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and risk of chronic kidney disease in nondiabetic US adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:469-77. 2003
    ..Further studies into the causality between insulin resistance and CKD are warranted...
  35. pmc Gender difference in blood pressure responses to dietary sodium intervention in the GenSalt study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 27:48-54. 2009
    ..To examine factors related to blood pressure (BP) responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions...
  36. ncbi request reprint History of myocardial infarction and stroke among incident end-stage renal disease cases and population-based controls: an analysis of shared risk factors
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:323-30. 2002
    ..A history of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is more common among incident cases of treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than in the general US population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure in overweight US men and women: first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, Mail Box SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1619-24. 2002
    ..We studied the relationship between dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) in the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study participants...
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertension control in the general population of the United States
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1051-8. 2002
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension is the most common and important risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease. We studied factors associated with hypertension control in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  39. ncbi request reprint Salt intake, hypertension and risk of cardiovascular disease: an important public health challenge
    Jiang He
    Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:327-31; discussion 331-2. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of JNC-VI guidelines on treatment recommendations in the US population
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Hypertension 39:897-902. 2002
    ..We conclude that JNC-VI refines cardiovascular risk and enfranchises more Americans to undertake more aggressive risk reduction maneuvers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and subsequent death resulting from cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:745-53. 2002
    ..This study indicates that, in a representative sample of the United States general population, renal insufficiency is independently associated with increased cardiovascular disease-related and all-cause mortality rates...
  42. doi request reprint Premature deaths attributable to blood pressure in China: a prospective cohort study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Lancet 374:1765-72. 2009
    ..Hypertension is a major global-health challenge because of its high prevalence and concomitant risks of cardiovascular disease. We estimated premature deaths attributable to increased blood pressure in China...
  43. ncbi request reprint Surviving Hurricane Katrina: reconstructing the educational enterprise of Tulane University School of Medicine
    N Kevin Krane
    University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Acad Med 82:757-62. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Hypertens 22:73-80. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure (BP)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Worldwide prevalence of hypertension: a systematic review
    Patricia M Kearney
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 22:11-9. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence and the level of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in different world regions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of essential hypertension
    Marie A Krousel-Wood
    Clinical Outcomes Research, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:223-38. 2004
    ....
  47. pmc Association between blood pressure responses to the cold pressor test and dietary sodium intervention in a Chinese population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1443 Tulane Ave SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1740-6. 2008
    ..We examined the association between BP responses to the CPT and to dietary sodium and potassium interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in a representative sample of the chinese population
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, SPHTM 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18 New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Hypertension 43:578-85. 2004
    ..59; 1.11, 2.27). These data identify potential methods for improving blood pressure control in China through the identification, follow-up, and lifestyle modification of persons with high blood pressure...
  49. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of nontraditional risk factors for coronary heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Paul Muntner
    Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:9-17. 2004
    ..Risk for coronary heart disease is high among patients with chronic kidney disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Exposure to radiologic contrast media and an increased risk of treated end-stage renal disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:353-9. 2003
    ..Radiologic contrast media can cause acute renal failure, but whether their repeated use is associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood pressure on early decline in kidney function among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 42:1144-9. 2003
    ..These results indicate that better blood pressure control might prevent the onset of chronic kidney disease among hypertensives...
  52. pmc Agreement of blood pressure measurements between random-zero and standard mercury sphygmomanometers
    Wenjie Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:373-8. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled clinical trials
    Seamus P Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 23:475-81. 2005
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of 25 randomized controlled trials published in English-language journals before February 2004, to assess the effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure (BP)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US adults: the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:93-9. 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies report inconsistent findings on the association of fruit and vegetable intake with the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and reduced risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1897-904. 2003
    ..Prospective studies suggest that dietary fiber intake, especially water-soluble fiber, may be inversely associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The risk for mild kidney function decline associated with illicit drug use among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:629-35. 2004
    ..Few studies have examined the deleterious effect of illicit drug use on kidney function...
  57. ncbi request reprint Agreement on nutrient intake between the databases of the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the ESHA Food Processor
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:78-85. 2002
    ..These findings support the validity of expanding existing nutrient intake databases to explore current hypotheses, provided that food formulation, enrichment, and fortification practices have not changed substantially over time...
  58. ncbi request reprint Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data
    Patricia M Kearney
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Lancet 365:217-23. 2005
    ..We aimed to pool data from different regions of the world to estimate the overall prevalence and absolute burden of hypertension in 2000, and to estimate the global burden in 2025...
  59. doi request reprint Thiazide-induced dysglycemia: call for research from a working group from the national heart, lung, and blood institute
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Rm 527, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Hypertension 52:30-6. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in Chinese adults]
    Dong feng Gu
    Division of Population Genetics and Prevention, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, China
    Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 37:84-9. 2003
    ..To identify the prevalence, distribution, current status of awareness and control of hypertension in Chinese adult population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Body weight and mortality among men and women in China
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, and Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Disease Control and Research, Beijing, China
    JAMA 295:776-83. 2006
    ..The effect of underweight and obesity on mortality has not been well characterized in Asian populations...
  62. ncbi request reprint Blood lead level is associated with elevated blood pressure in blacks
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Hypertension 41:463-8. 2003
    ..08 (95% CI, 0.99 to 1.19) for black men and 1.39 (95% CI, 1.21 to 1.61) for black women. These findings suggest that increased levels of blood lead remain an important environmental risk factor for elevated blood pressure in blacks...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in china
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Hypertension 40:920-7. 2002
    ..These results underscore the urgent need to develop national strategies to improve prevention, detection, and treatment of hypertension in China...
  64. ncbi request reprint Ethnic comparison of weight loss in the Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 10:96-106. 2002
    ..To compare weight loss in blacks and whites in the Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly (TONE)...
  65. doi request reprint Increasing prevalence and low awareness, treatment and control of diabetes mellitus among Chinese adults: the InterASIA study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:250-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence rates of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and diabetes mellitus (DM) and to evaluate the awareness, treatment, and control of DM in the Chinese adult population...
  66. pmc Clinical outcomes by race in hypertensive patients with and without the metabolic syndrome: Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)
    Jackson T Wright
    Department of Medicine, General Clinical Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:207-17. 2008
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese men and women
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, and Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Beijing, China
    Am J Hypertens 21:265-72. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) and the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in a nationally representative cohort of 169,871 men and women > or = 40 years of age in China...
  68. ncbi request reprint Central rather than overall obesity is related to diabetes in the Chinese population: the InterASIA study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2809-16. 2007
    ..The objective was to compare central and overall obesity measurements for identifying diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) level in the Chinese population...
  69. pmc Long term effects of dietary sodium reduction on cardiovascular disease outcomes: observational follow-up of the trials of hypertension prevention (TOHP)
    Nancy R Cook
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 334:885-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of reduction in dietary sodium intake on cardiovascular events using data from two completed randomised trials, TOHP I and TOHP II...
  70. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in hypertensive black and nonblack patients treated with chlorthalidone, amlodipine, and lisinopril
    Jackson T Wright
    General Clinical Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    JAMA 293:1595-608. 2005
    ..Few cardiovascular outcome data are available for blacks with hypertension treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or calcium channel blockers (CCBs)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Renal outcomes in high-risk hypertensive patients treated with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or a calcium channel blocker vs a diuretic: a report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)
    Mahboob Rahman
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:936-46. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical events in high-risk hypertensive patients randomly assigned to calcium channel blocker versus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor in the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial
    Frans H H Leenen
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 48:374-84. 2006
    ..Some, but not all, of these differences may be explained by less effective blood pressure control in the lisinopril arm...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factor clustering among the adult population of China: results from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia (InterAsia)
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medial College, Beijing, China
    Circulation 112:658-65. 2005
    ..The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors has been increasing in China...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk hypertensive patients stratified by baseline glomerular filtration rate
    Mahboob Rahman
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:172-80. 2006
    ..Chronic kidney disease is common in older patients with hypertension...
  75. ncbi request reprint Fasting glucose levels and incident diabetes mellitus in older nondiabetic adults randomized to receive 3 different classes of antihypertensive treatment: a report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHA
    Joshua I Barzilay
    Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2191-201. 2006
    ....

Research Grants4

  1. Technology for Electronic Submission of IRB Protocols
    Paul Whelton; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..2.) To provide laptop computers for all IRB members so that during meetings, all members have online access to study documents, study history and reviewer comments. ..
  2. "RR-03-011, Extramural Research Facilities Construction*
    Andrew Lackner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These colonies support the research program of WaNPRC. The proposed construction is a component of a recently developed long-range strategic plan for facilities at the TNPRC. ..
  3. BAA-NIH-NIAID-NCRR-DMID-03-036
    Andrew Lackner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These objectives will be facilitated by the participation of the TNPRC in the nonhuman primate cores of the RCE applications from Regions IV and VI. ..