E J Boyko

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patterns of insulin concentration during the OGTT predict the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1229-35. 2013
  2. pmc Challenges of self-reported medical conditions and electronic medical records among members of a large military cohort
    Besa Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:37. 2008
  3. pmc Exploratory factor analysis of self-reported symptoms in a large, population-based military cohort
    Molly L Kelton
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:94. 2010
  4. pmc Assessing nonresponse bias at follow-up in a large prospective cohort of relatively young and mobile military service members
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:99. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of acute urinary tract infection among postmenopausal women
    Edward J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, VA Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1778-83. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Features of the metabolic syndrome predict higher risk of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance: a prospective study in Mauritius
    E J Boyko
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 23:1242-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Prediction of diabetic foot ulcer occurrence using commonly available clinical information: the Seattle Diabetic Foot Study
    Edward J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System S 152E, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1202-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Proportion of type 2 diabetes cases resulting from impaired fetal growth
    E J Boyko
    Veterans Affairs Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1260-4. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Tissue oxygenation and skin blood flow in the diabetic foot: responses to cutaneous warming
    E J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 22:711-4. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study among Japanese Americans
    E J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:465-71. 2000

Detail Information

Publications116 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Patterns of insulin concentration during the OGTT predict the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1229-35. 2013
    ..To examine whether the patterns of insulin concentration during the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) predict type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc Challenges of self-reported medical conditions and electronic medical records among members of a large military cohort
    Besa Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:37. 2008
    ..Self-reported diagnoses may differ from medical record diagnoses due to poor patient-clinician communication, self-diagnosis in the absence of a satisfactory explanation for symptoms, or the "health literacy" of the patient...
  3. pmc Exploratory factor analysis of self-reported symptoms in a large, population-based military cohort
    Molly L Kelton
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:94. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to use exploratory factor analysis to describe the correlations among numerous physical and psychological symptoms in terms of a smaller number of unobserved variables or factors...
  4. pmc Assessing nonresponse bias at follow-up in a large prospective cohort of relatively young and mobile military service members
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:99. 2010
    ..We identified sociodemographic, behavioral, military, and health-related predictors of response to the first follow-up questionnaire in a large military cohort and assessed the extent to which nonresponse biased measures of association...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of acute urinary tract infection among postmenopausal women
    Edward J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, VA Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1778-83. 2002
    ..To examine whether the presence of diabetes alters the risk of acute urinary tract infection (UTI) in postmenopausal women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Features of the metabolic syndrome predict higher risk of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance: a prospective study in Mauritius
    E J Boyko
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 23:1242-8. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Prediction of diabetic foot ulcer occurrence using commonly available clinical information: the Seattle Diabetic Foot Study
    Edward J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System S 152E, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1202-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a prospective study of the individual and combined effects of commonly available clinical information in the prediction of diabetic foot ulcer occurrence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Proportion of type 2 diabetes cases resulting from impaired fetal growth
    E J Boyko
    Veterans Affairs Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1260-4. 2000
    ..This article examines the importance of fetal growth in the etiology of diabetes by estimating the proportion of diabetes cases associated with this exposure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tissue oxygenation and skin blood flow in the diabetic foot: responses to cutaneous warming
    E J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 22:711-4. 2001
    ..The pathological mechanisms behind microvascular dysfunction in skin microcirculation in the diabetic foot need further investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study among Japanese Americans
    E J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:465-71. 2000
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Effects of ethnicity on diabetes incidence and prevention: results of the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) trial
    E J Boyko
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabet Med 27:1226-32. 2010
    ..Whether the effect of thiazolidinedione treatment on diabetes prevention in persons with non-diabetic dysglycaemia varies by ethnicity is also not known. We addressed these questions using data collected in the DREAM trial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Skin temperature in the neuropathic diabetic foot
    E J Boyko
    General Internal Medicine Section and Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 15:260-4. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that skin temperature may be slightly lower with higher orthostatic blood pressure fall. Other causes exist for the frequently observed differences in skin temperature in the feet of diabetic subjects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk of urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria among diabetic and nondiabetic postmenopausal women
    Edward J Boyko
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System S 152E, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:557-64. 2005
    ..No clear linear trend between hemoglobin A1c and UTI or AB risk was seen. Postmenopausal women with diabetes have higher risks of UTI and AB in relation to diabetes duration and severity but not to recent glucose control...
  14. ncbi request reprint Two-hour glucose predicts the development of hypertension over 5 years: the AusDiab study
    E J Boyko
    International Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 22:168-76. 2008
    ..Higher baseline 2hPG was more strongly associated with an increase in SBP than in DBP over 5 years. We conclude that higher 2hPG predicted future hypertension occurrence in this population...
  15. doi request reprint A prospective study of glycemia, body size, insulin resistance and the risk of hypertension in Mauritius
    Edward J Boyko
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hypertens 26:1742-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the associations between new-onset hypertension and glycemia, insulin resistance, and overall and regional adiposity in a prospective study conducted in Mauritius...
  16. pmc Latent class analysis of the metabolic syndrome
    Edward J Boyko
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:88-93. 2010
    ..One class of this factor was associated with hypertension and hyperglycemia but not central adiposity or FI, suggesting another pathway for observed MetS features...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do we know what homeostasis model assessment measures? If not, does it matter?
    Edward J Boyko
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2725-8. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of risk factors for diabetic foot ulcer. The Seattle Diabetic Foot Study
    E J Boyko
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1036-42. 1999
    ..We prospectively studied the effects of diabetes characteristics, foot deformity, behavioral factors, and neurovascular function on foot ulcer risk among 749 diabetic veterans with 1,483 lower limbs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abnormal glucose tolerance and increased risk for cardiovascular disease in Japanese-Americans with normal fasting glucose
    D Liao
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:39-44. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for diabetic peripheral sensory neuropathy. Results of the Seattle Prospective Diabetic Foot Study
    A I Adler
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Program, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:1162-7. 1997
    ..To identify risk factors for diabetic lower-extremity peripheral sensory neuropathy prospectively in a cohort of U.S. veterans with diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lower-extremity amputation in diabetes. The independent effects of peripheral vascular disease, sensory neuropathy, and foot ulcers
    A I Adler
    Health Services Research and Development Program, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1029-35. 1999
    ..To identify risk factors for lower-extremity amputation (LEA) in individuals with diabetes and to estimate the incidence of LEA...
  22. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome in Japanese Americans
    W Y Fujimoto
    Division of Metabolism Endocrinology and Nutrition, Room BB545, Health Science Building, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, PO Box 356426, Seattle, WA 98195 6426, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 50:S73-6. 2000
    ..This article reviews evidence that support this view...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association between baseline plasma leptin levels and subsequent development of diabetes in Japanese Americans
    M J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6429, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:65-70. 1999
    ..We sought to determine whether leptin is a risk factor for development of diabetes in Japanese Americans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity and incident coronary heart disease in Japanese-American men. The 10-year follow-up results of the Seattle Japanese-American Community Diabetes Study
    W Y Fujimoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1808-12. 1999
    ..To identify risk factors for incident coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Standard definitions of overweight and central adiposity for determining diabetes risk in Japanese Americans
    M J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, The University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6429, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:101-7. 2001
    ..The criteria for identifying individuals at risk of obesity-related conditions are usually not population specific...
  26. ncbi request reprint Leptin and other components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Mauritius--a factor analysis
    A M Hodge
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:126-31. 2001
    ..The absence of gender differences in factor loadings argues for similar mechanisms for the Metabolic Syndrome in men and women in Mauritius. International Journal of Obesity (2001) 25, 126-131..
  27. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal fat accumulation predicts the development of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic Japanese-Americans
    J Tong
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System 151 and University of Washington, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetologia 50:1156-60. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine whether IAF accumulation predicts the future development of MetS in non-diabetic Japanese-Americans...
  28. pmc Subcutaneous thigh fat area is unrelated to risk of type 2 diabetes in a prospective study of Japanese Americans
    D Hoyer
    School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetologia 54:2795-800. 2011
    ..We studied the independent associations of intra-abdominal fat (IAF), subcutaneous abdominal fat (SAF) and STF with future risk of diabetes...
  29. doi request reprint Continuous relationships between non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and both cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study
    E L M Barr
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, 3162, Vic, Australia
    Diabetologia 52:415-24. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Preventing diabetes--applying pathophysiological and epidemiological evidence
    W Y Fujimoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6426, USA
    Br J Nutr 84:S173-6. 2000
    ..Information from epidemiological studies such as these may be used to determine whether diabetes may be prevented through changes in lifestyle or application of specific therapies targeted towards identified metabolic abnormalities...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of autonomic neuropathy as a predictor of mortality in patients with diabetes
    Stephanie G Wheeler
    Primary and Specialty Care Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 58:131-8. 2002
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate whether autonomic neuropathy predicts short term all-cause mortality in an elderly cohort of veteran patients with diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Minimum waist and visceral fat values for identifying Japanese Americans at risk for the metabolic syndrome
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:120-7. 2007
    ..Central adiposity is considered to play a key role in the metabolic syndrome. Not known are the optimal cut point values for central and visceral adiposity to identify Japanese Americans at risk for the metabolic syndrome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evidence that plasma leptin and insulin levels are associated with body adiposity via different mechanisms
    M W Schwartz
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:1476-81. 1997
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of new diagnostic criteria for diabetes on different populations
    J E Shaw
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 22:762-6. 1999
    ..0 mmol/l can be used to diagnose diabetes, instead of a 2-h value of 11.1 mmol/l. This study assesses the impact of making this change on the prevalence of diabetes and on the phenotype of individuals identified...
  35. pmc Vaginal symptoms in postmenopausal women: self-reported severity, natural history, and risk factors
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Menopause 17:121-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine factors other than estrogen deficiency influencing the development and persistence of vaginal dryness, itching, and painful sexual intercourse after menopause...
  36. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence and urinary tract infection: temporal relationships in postmenopausal women
    Elya E Moore
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:317-23. 2008
    ..To estimate the temporal relationship between self-reported urine loss and incident, symptomatic, microbiologically confirmed urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic variations in albuminuria in the US Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) population: associations with diabetes and level of CKD
    Chris L Bryson
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center and Northwest Center of Excellence, Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:720-6. 2006
    ..Racial and ethnic differences in prevalence of albuminuria in a nationally representative population with and without diabetes were assessed...
  38. pmc Arm length is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Japanese-Americans
    M M Smits
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetologia 55:1679-84. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the association of type 2 diabetes mellitus with arm length as a marker for early life environment and development...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of plantar pressure among diabetic veterans
    J H Ahroni
    Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:965-72. 1999
    ..To assess the relationship between diabetes characteristics, medical history, foot deformity, sensory neuropathy, and plantar foot pressure...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of regional fat distribution and Prader-Willi syndrome on plasma leptin levels
    D S Weigle
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 82:566-70. 1997
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Greater hand-grip strength predicts a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes over 10 years in leaner Japanese Americans
    P L Wander
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:261-4. 2011
    ..Much is known about body composition and type 2 diabetes risk but less about body function such as strength. We assessed whether hand-grip strength predicted incident diabetes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Causal pathways for incident lower-extremity ulcers in patients with diabetes from two settings
    G E Reiber
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:157-62. 1999
    ..K., and Seattle, Washington, research settings...
  43. ncbi request reprint Predicting impaired glucose tolerance using common clinical information: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2058-62. 2003
    ..To develop a score to predict impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) using common clinical data...
  44. pmc The association between health insurance coverage and diabetes care; data from the 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, S 111 GIMC, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:361-72. 2005
    ..To describe the association between type of health insurance coverage and the quality of care provided to individuals with diabetes in the United States...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship of medial arterial calcinosis to autonomic neuropathy and adverse outcomes in a diabetic veteran population
    Jennifer A Mayfield
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 16:165-71. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that MAC was a marker of autonomic neuropathy rather than a risk factor and that the outcomes were due to autonomic neuropathy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity is an independent predictor of incident hypertension in Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:992-1000. 2004
    ..Visceral adiposity is generally considered to play a key role in the metabolic syndrome...
  47. ncbi request reprint Progressive loss of beta-cell function leads to worsening glucose tolerance in first-degree relatives of subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Miriam Cnop
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:677-82. 2007
    ..First-degree relatives of individuals with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing hyperglycemia...
  48. doi request reprint Visceral adiposity, not abdominal subcutaneous fat area, is associated with an increase in future insulin resistance in Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System S 152E, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes 57:1269-75. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether greater visceral adiposity directly measured by computed tomography (CT) is associated with increased future insulin resistance independent of other adipose depots...
  49. ncbi request reprint Improvement of BMI, body composition, and body fat distribution with lifestyle modification in Japanese Americans with impaired glucose tolerance
    David Liao
    Department of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1504-10. 2002
    ..To determine whether diet and endurance exercise improved adiposity-related measurements in Japanese Americans with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  50. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and predictors of elevated serum aminotransferase activity in the United States in 1999-2002
    George N Ioannou
    Research Enhancement Award Program, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:76-82. 2006
    ..We aimed to describe the prevalence and associations of elevated serum aminotransferase activity in a recent, nationally representative U.S. survey...
  51. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity and the risk of impaired glucose tolerance: a prospective study among Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:650-5. 2003
    ..Whether visceral adiposity increases risk of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) independent of other adipose depots, insulin resistance, and insulin secretion is not known...
  52. doi request reprint Central obesity as a precursor to the metabolic syndrome in the AusDiab study and Mauritius
    Adrian J Cameron
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2707-16. 2008
    ..These results suggest that central obesity plays a central role in the development of the MetS and appears to precede the appearance of the other MetS components...
  53. doi request reprint Weight change following US military service
    A J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:244-53. 2013
    ..Although overweight and obesity are less prevalent among active-duty military personnel compared with similar persons not serving in the military, no such differences have been observed between veterans and non-veterans...
  54. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the SF-36 among veterans with diabetes mellitus
    J H Ahroni
    Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 14:31-9. 2000
    ..Renal and neuropathy complications have the greatest effects on the SF-36...
  55. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of endoscopy and mortality from adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or gastric cardia in persons with GERD
    David J Kearney
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:823-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed whether EGD reduces mortality from adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or gastric cardia for patients with gastroesophageal reflux...
  56. pmc Body mass index is associated with increased creatinine clearance by a mechanism independent of body fat distribution
    Fernando Gerchman
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3781-8. 2009
    ..Although obesity has been, in general, associated with glomerular hyperfiltration, visceral adiposity has been suggested to be associated with reduced glomerular filtration...
  57. pmc Intra-abdominal fat accumulation is greatest at younger ages in Japanese-American adults
    Christine G Lee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:58-64. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether changes over 10-11 years in weight, subcutaneous abdominal fat (SQAF), and intra-abdominal fat (IAF) differ by age and contrasted age-related adiposity changes by gender...
  58. ncbi request reprint The concurrent accumulation of intra-abdominal and subcutaneous fat explains the association between insulin resistance and plasma leptin concentrations : distinct metabolic effects of two fat compartments
    Miriam Cnop
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes 51:1005-15. 2002
    ....
  59. pmc Superiority of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation over the Cockcroft-Gault equation in screening for impaired kidney function in Japanese Americans
    Fernando Gerchman
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:320-6. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Diet and exercise among adults with type 2 diabetes: findings from the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III)
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1722-8. 2002
    ..To describe diet and exercise practices from a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Etiology of the metabolic syndrome: potential role of insulin resistance, leptin resistance, and other players
    P Zimmet
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 892:25-44. 1999
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of sex and hormone replacement therapy use on the prevalence of isolated impaired fasting glucose and isolated impaired glucose tolerance in subjects with a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Renate E van Genugten
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System 151, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetes 55:3529-35. 2006
    ..Based on the influence of sex and HRT on the prevalence of isolated IFG and isolated IGT, we conclude that female sex hormones may play an important role in the pathogenesis of IFG and IGT...
  63. ncbi request reprint Visceral adiposity and the prevalence of hypertension in Japanese Americans
    Tomoshige Hayashi
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Wash 98108, USA
    Circulation 108:1718-23. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate cross-sectionally whether visceral adiposity is associated with prevalence of hypertension independent of other adipose depots and fasting plasma insulin...
  64. pmc Insulin resistance predicts mortality in nondiabetic individuals in the U.S
    Karlee J Ausk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1179-85. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether insulin resistance, estimated by the homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), is associated with all-cause or disease-specific mortality among nondiabetic persons in the U.S...
  65. pmc Adipokines, inflammation, and visceral adiposity across the menopausal transition: a prospective study
    Christine G Lee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4626, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1104-10. 2009
    ..Postmenopausal women have greater visceral adiposity compared with premenopausal women. Adipokines are associated with increased adiposity, insulin resistance, and atherosclerosis...
  66. doi request reprint Neighborhood poverty and kidney transplantation among US Asians and Pacific Islanders with end-stage renal disease
    Y N Hall
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2402-9. 2008
    ..Our findings call for studies to identify cultural and local barriers to transplant among Asians and Pacific Islanders, particularly those residing in resource-poor neighborhoods...
  67. ncbi request reprint Reassessing the role of QTc in the diagnosis of autonomic failure among patients with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    E A Whitsel
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:241-7. 2000
    ..At that time, only a few small studies had evaluated the accuracy of QTc. To date, even fewer studies have evaluated whether its accuracy is influenced by patient characteristics...
  68. pmc Influenza vaccination rates of children in households with high-risk adults
    Ru Chien Chi
    Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:192-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated influenza vaccine coverage among children to determine whether or not living with a high-risk adult predicts the likelihood of being vaccinated...
  69. doi request reprint Foot ulcer risk and location in relation to prospective clinical assessment of foot shape and mobility among persons with diabetes
    Matthew S Cowley
    Department of Veterans Affairs, RR and D Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:226-32. 2008
    ..We assessed baseline clinical foot shape for 2939 feet of diabetic subjects who were monitored prospectively for foot ulceration...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of insulin resistance, impaired fasting glucose, and diabetes
    George N Ioannou
    Research Enhancement Award Program, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 21:363-70. 2007
    ..Our aim was to measure the prevalence and time trends of diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, and insulin resistance in the United States during the periods 1988-1994 and 1999-2002...
  71. ncbi request reprint Race, treatment, and survival of veterans with cancer of the distal esophagus and gastric cardia
    Jason A Dominitz
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Med Care 40:I14-26. 2002
    ..Prior studies have found racial differences in the use of invasive procedures and in cancer survival...
  72. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in a multiethnic national sample: the role of conventional risk factors and allostatic load
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:669-75. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint The association between birth weight and visceral fat in middle-age adults
    Marguerite J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Veterans Affairs Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, 98105 4608, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:816-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that lower birth weight is associated with increased amounts of visceral fat in middle-age adults...
  74. doi request reprint Insulin resistance is the best predictor of the metabolic syndrome in subjects with a first-degree relative with type 2 diabetes
    Kristina M Utzschneider
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1781-7. 2010
    ..Further, as many lean individuals with a first-degree relative with type 2 diabetes are IR and metabolically unhealthy, they may all benefit from metabolic testing...
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a clinical model, the oral glucose tolerance test, and fasting glucose for prediction of type 2 diabetes risk in Japanese Americans
    Marguerite J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:758-63. 2003
    ..To test the validity of a published clinical model for predicting incident diabetes in Japanese Americans...
  76. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in nonveterans, veterans, and veterans receiving Department of Veterans Affairs health care
    Gayle E Reiber
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:B3-9. 2004
    ..To compare behavioral risk factors and health and disease characteristics among three groups of adults with diabetes: nonveterans, veterans not receiving Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care, and veterans using VA services...
  77. ncbi request reprint Is central obesity associated with cirrhosis-related death or hospitalization? A population-based, cohort study
    George N Ioannou
    Health Services Research and Development and Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Centers, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:67-74. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine the interaction between body fat distribution (central versus peripheral) and increased body mass index (BMI) with regards to the risk of cirrhosis-related death or hospitalization...
  78. ncbi request reprint Predictors of urinary tract infection after menopause: a prospective study
    Sara L Jackson
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Program, VA Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Med 117:903-11. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence of and risk factors for acute cystitis among nondiabetic and diabetic postmenopausal women...
  79. ncbi request reprint Elevated prevalence of hepatitis C infection in users of United States veterans medical centers
    Jason A Dominitz
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Hepatology 41:88-96. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence of hepatitis C in these subjects exceeds the estimate from the general US population by more than 2-fold, likely reflecting more exposure to traditional risk factors among these veterans...
  80. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in microalbuminuria prevalence in a diabetes population: the pathways study
    Bessie A Young
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:219-28. 2005
    ..In this setting, racial/ethnic differences in early diabetic nephropathy were observed despite comparable access to diabetes care...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk of congestive heart failure in an elderly population treated with peripheral alpha-1 antagonists
    Chris L Bryson
    VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development, VAMC, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1648-54. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women
    Kent K Hu
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:989-93. 2004
    ..Although extensively studied in younger women and older, debilitated women, the risk factors for UTI among healthy community-dwelling postmenopausal women have not been well described...
  83. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Gayle E Reiber
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:B1-2. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Association of bioavailable, free, and total testosterone with insulin resistance: influence of sex hormone-binding globulin and body fat
    Elaine C Tsai
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:861-8. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes prevalence in Asian Americans: results of a national health survey
    Marguerite J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105 4608, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:66-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to directly compare the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Asian Americans with other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. using data from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of vaginal flora alterations in postmenopausal women
    Wendy L Pabich
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1054-8. 2003
    ..coli. Thus, postmenopausal women have a relative depletion of vaginal lactobacilli and an increase in vaginal E. coli compared with premenopausal women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in a national population of veterans
    Bessie A Young
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2392-9. 2003
    ..To determine racial differences in the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and risk of mortality in a national health care system...
  88. ncbi request reprint A reduced-fat diet and aerobic exercise in Japanese Americans with impaired glucose tolerance decreases intra-abdominal fat and improves insulin sensitivity but not beta-cell function
    Darcy B Carr
    Department of ObstetricsGynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    Diabetes 54:340-7. 2005
    ..However, such changes did not improve beta-cell function, suggesting that this degree of lifestyle modifications may be limited in preventing type 2 diabetes over the long term...
  89. ncbi request reprint Diabetes-related comorbidities in Asian Americans: results of a national health survey
    Marguerite J McNeely
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 19:101-6. 2005
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in women with a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Darcy B Carr
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2078-83. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) further increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in parous women with first-degree relatives with type 2 diabetes...
  91. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum alanine aminotransferase activity and calculated risk of coronary heart disease in the United States
    George N Ioannou
    Research Enhancement Award Program, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Hepatology 43:1145-51. 2006
    ..This association is more prominent in women...
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of ethnicity and nephropathy on lower-extremity amputation risk among diabetic veterans
    Bessie A Young
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:495-501. 2003
    ..To describe ethnic differences in the risk of amputation in diabetic patients with diabetic nephropathy...
  93. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and nutrition on memory in Japanese Americans with impaired glucose tolerance
    G Stennis Watson
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:135-6. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint Three-year incidence of low back pain in an initially asymptomatic cohort: clinical and imaging risk factors
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1541-8; discussion 1549. 2005
    ..Prospective cohort study of randomly selected Veterans Affairs out-patients without baseline low back pain (LBP)...
  95. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence and diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Sara L Jackson
    Northwest Health Services Reserach and Development Program, VA Puget Sound, 1825 N 52nd St, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1730-8. 2005
    ..This study evaluates diabetes characteristics and other risk factors for urinary incontinence among community-dwelling postmenopausal women...
  96. ncbi request reprint Insulin, C-peptide, and leptin concentrations predict increased visceral adiposity at 5- and 10-year follow-ups in nondiabetic Japanese Americans
    Jenny Tong
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Diabetes 54:985-90. 2005
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Contribution of metabolic factors to alanine aminotransferase activity in persons with other causes of liver disease
    George N Ioannou
    Gastroenterology, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington USA
    Gastroenterology 128:627-35. 2005
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Assessment of vital status in Department of Veterans Affairs national databases. comparison with state death certificates
    J A Dominitz
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:286-91. 2001
    ..For veterans having exclusively outpatient visits, however, the VA files miss a substantial proportion of deaths. For these patients, alternative means of vital status ascertainment are warranted...
  99. ncbi request reprint A comparison of diabetic foot ulcer patients managed in VHA and non-VHA settings
    G E Reiber
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 38:309-17. 2001
    ..To compare patients with diabetes and new onset foot ulcers treated in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and non-VHA settings...
  100. ncbi request reprint Relationship of adiponectin to body fat distribution, insulin sensitivity and plasma lipoproteins: evidence for independent roles of age and sex
    M Cnop
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System 151 and University of Washington, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Diabetologia 46:459-69. 2003
    ..We investigated the relationships between adiponectin and leptin, body fat distribution, insulin sensitivity and lipoproteins...