L Maria Belalcazar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving Adiponectin Levels in Individuals With Diabetes and Obesity: Insights From Look AHEAD
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
    Diabetes Care 38:1544-50. 2015
  2. doi request reprint A common variant in the CLDN7/ELP5 locus predicts adiponectin change with lifestyle intervention and improved fitness in obese individuals with diabetes
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Physiol Genomics 47:215-24. 2015
  3. pmc Lifestyle intervention and/or statins for the reduction of C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes: from the look AHEAD study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:944-50. 2013
  4. pmc Marine omega-3 fatty acid intake: associations with cardiometabolic risk and response to weight loss intervention in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:197-9. 2010
  5. pmc Metabolic factors, adipose tissue, and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels in type 2 diabetes: findings from the look AHEAD study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1060, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1689-95. 2011
  6. pmc Adiponectin and the mediation of HDL-cholesterol change with improved lifestyle: the Look AHEAD Study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Lipid Res 53:2726-33. 2012
  7. pmc A 1-year lifestyle intervention for weight loss in individuals with type 2 diabetes reduces high C-reactive protein levels and identifies metabolic predictors of change: from the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2297-303. 2010
  8. pmc Genetic modifiers of cardiorespiratory fitness response to lifestyle intervention
    Inga Peter
    1Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 2Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 4Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 6Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 7Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 8Diabetes Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 9Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and 10Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Center for Translational Genomics, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:302-11. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term stable expression of human apolipoprotein A-I mediated by helper-dependent adenovirus gene transfer inhibits atherosclerosis progression and remodels atherosclerotic plaques in a mouse model of familial hypercholesterolemia
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 107:2726-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver gene expression associated with diet and lesion development in atherosclerosis-prone mice: induction of components of alternative complement pathway
    Adrian Recinos
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1060, USA
    Physiol Genomics 19:131-42. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Improving Adiponectin Levels in Individuals With Diabetes and Obesity: Insights From Look AHEAD
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
    Diabetes Care 38:1544-50. 2015
    ..This study investigated whether fitness changes resulting from lifestyle interventions for weight loss may independently contribute to the improvement of low adiponectin levels in obese individuals with diabetes...
  2. doi request reprint A common variant in the CLDN7/ELP5 locus predicts adiponectin change with lifestyle intervention and improved fitness in obese individuals with diabetes
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Physiol Genomics 47:215-24. 2015
    ..This is the first study to identify a genetic variant that modifies adiponectin response to lifestyle intervention in overweight/obese diabetic individuals...
  3. pmc Lifestyle intervention and/or statins for the reduction of C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes: from the look AHEAD study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:944-50. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the effects of intensive lifestyle intervention for weight loss (ILI) on CRP levels in overweight/obese diabetic individuals by statin use...
  4. pmc Marine omega-3 fatty acid intake: associations with cardiometabolic risk and response to weight loss intervention in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:197-9. 2010
    ..To examine usual marine omega-3 fatty acid (mO-3FA) intake in individuals with diabetes; its association with adiposity, lipid, and glucose control; and its changes with behavioral lifestyle intervention for weight loss...
  5. pmc Metabolic factors, adipose tissue, and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels in type 2 diabetes: findings from the look AHEAD study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1060, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1689-95. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Adiponectin and the mediation of HDL-cholesterol change with improved lifestyle: the Look AHEAD Study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Lipid Res 53:2726-33. 2012
    ..Data supported the contribution of changes in both HMW- and non-HMW-adiponectin to the improvement in HDL-C with ILI...
  7. pmc A 1-year lifestyle intervention for weight loss in individuals with type 2 diabetes reduces high C-reactive protein levels and identifies metabolic predictors of change: from the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2297-303. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Genetic modifiers of cardiorespiratory fitness response to lifestyle intervention
    Inga Peter
    1Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 2Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 4Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 6Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 7Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 8Diabetes Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 9Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and 10Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Center for Translational Genomics, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:302-11. 2014
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term stable expression of human apolipoprotein A-I mediated by helper-dependent adenovirus gene transfer inhibits atherosclerosis progression and remodels atherosclerotic plaques in a mouse model of familial hypercholesterolemia
    L Maria Belalcazar
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 107:2726-32. 2003
    ..We used helper-dependent adenovirus (HD-Ad) gene transfer to examine the effect of long-term hepatic apoA-I expression on atherosclerotic lesion progression and remodeling in a mouse model of familial hypercholesterolemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver gene expression associated with diet and lesion development in atherosclerosis-prone mice: induction of components of alternative complement pathway
    Adrian Recinos
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1060, USA
    Physiol Genomics 19:131-42. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that induction of the alternative complement pathway may be an additional mechanism by which a high-fat/Western diet accelerates atherosclerosis...