Todd M Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Achievement of optimal medical therapy goals for U.S. adults with coronary artery disease: results from the REGARDS Study (REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke)
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1626-33. 2014
  2. pmc Awareness, treatment, and control of LDL cholesterol are lower among U.S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes versus diagnosed diabetes
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2734-40. 2013
  3. pmc Does prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women with coronary artery disease differ by the ATP III and IDF criteria?
    Todd M Brown
    Health Services Research Training Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:841-7. 2008
  4. pmc Variations in prevalent cardiovascular disease and future risk by metabolic syndrome classification in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Todd M Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am Heart J 159:385-91. 2010
  5. pmc Predictors of cardiac rehabilitation referral in coronary artery disease patients: findings from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Program
    Todd M Brown
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:515-21. 2009
  6. pmc Drugs are not enough: the metabolic syndrome--a call for intensive therapeutic lifestyle change
    Todd M Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 4:20-5. 2009
  7. pmc Health Professional Shortage Areas, insurance status, and cardiovascular disease prevention in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Todd M Brown
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:1179-89. 2011
  8. pmc Hospital laboratory reporting may be a barrier to detection of 'microsize' myocardial infarction in the US: an observational study
    Monika M Safford
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Medical Towers 621, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:162. 2013
  9. pmc Awareness and management of chronic disease, insurance status, and health professional shortage areas in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS): a cross-sectional study
    Raegan W Durant
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:208. 2012
  10. pmc Association of race and sex with risk of incident acute coronary heart disease events
    Monika M Safford
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    JAMA 308:1768-74. 2012

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Achievement of optimal medical therapy goals for U.S. adults with coronary artery disease: results from the REGARDS Study (REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke)
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1626-33. 2014
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  2. pmc Awareness, treatment, and control of LDL cholesterol are lower among U.S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes versus diagnosed diabetes
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2734-40. 2013
    ..S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes...
  3. pmc Does prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women with coronary artery disease differ by the ATP III and IDF criteria?
    Todd M Brown
    Health Services Research Training Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:841-7. 2008
    ..Whether the IDF definition identifies a greater prevalence of the metabolic syndrome than the ATP III definition in women with coronary artery disease (CAD) is unknown...
  4. pmc Variations in prevalent cardiovascular disease and future risk by metabolic syndrome classification in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Todd M Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am Heart J 159:385-91. 2010
    ..The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III define metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) differently, with unclear implications for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
  5. pmc Predictors of cardiac rehabilitation referral in coronary artery disease patients: findings from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Program
    Todd M Brown
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:515-21. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to determine factors independently associated with cardiac rehabilitation referral, which are currently not well described at a national level...
  6. pmc Drugs are not enough: the metabolic syndrome--a call for intensive therapeutic lifestyle change
    Todd M Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 4:20-5. 2009
    ..More emphasis on therapeutic lifestyle change in addition to intensive pharmacologic therapy is needed to reduce MetS prevalence in patients with coronary artery disease...
  7. pmc Health Professional Shortage Areas, insurance status, and cardiovascular disease prevention in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Todd M Brown
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:1179-89. 2011
    ..Less medication use for CVD prevention was not associated with HPSA status, but less statin use was associated with lack of insurance...
  8. pmc Hospital laboratory reporting may be a barrier to detection of 'microsize' myocardial infarction in the US: an observational study
    Monika M Safford
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Medical Towers 621, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:162. 2013
    ..To confirm past reports of the clinical importance of microsize MIs, we also contrasted in-hospital, 28-day and 1-year mortality among those with microsize and nonmicrosize MI...
  9. pmc Awareness and management of chronic disease, insurance status, and health professional shortage areas in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS): a cross-sectional study
    Raegan W Durant
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:208. 2012
    ..We examined variation in awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia according to both geographic and financial access to care...
  10. pmc Association of race and sex with risk of incident acute coronary heart disease events
    Monika M Safford
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    JAMA 308:1768-74. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether long-standing disparities in incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) among US blacks and whites persist...
  11. pmc Cardioprotective medication use and risk factor control among US adults with unrecognized myocardial infarction: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:47-55. 2013
    ..The prevalence of cardioprotective medication use and blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control among individuals with UMI is unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Epidemiology of obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and chronic kidney disease
    Rikki M Tanner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Suite 230J, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 14:152-9. 2012
    ..Evidence suggests that lifestyle modifications such as weight reduction, reduced dietary fat intake and cholesterol, and pharmacologic treatments may reduce the burden of MetS and thus the risk for CKD, albuminuria, and ESRD...
  13. pmc Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of high low density lipoprotein-cholesterol among United States adults from 1999-2000 through 2009-2010
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:664-70. 2013
    ..6%). In conclusion, high LDL cholesterol remains common among US adults. Additional efforts are needed to prevent high LDL cholesterol and increase the awareness, treatment, and control of high LDL cholesterol among US adults...
  14. pmc Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study)
    Rikki M Tanner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:227-32. 2011
    ..15, 95% confidence interval 0.92 to 1.39). In conclusion, MS is associated with an increased prevalence of AF. Further studies investigating a potential mechanism for this excess risk are warranted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Claims-based algorithms for identifying Medicare beneficiaries at high estimated risk for coronary heart disease events: a cross-sectional study
    Evan L Thacker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:195. 2014
    ....
  16. pmc Use of secondary prevention medications among adults with reduced kidney function
    Tara I Chang
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:604-11. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc Cardiac rehabilitation outcomes: impact of comorbidities and age
    Jennifer Listerman
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:342-8. 2011
    ..Medical comorbidities (CM) contribute to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) underutilization. Whether individuals with coronary heart disease and an increased CM burden achieve similar benefits from CR as those with a low CM burden is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of Sustaining Lifestyle Modifications (Nonsmoking, Weight Reduction, Physical Activity, and Mediterranean Diet) After Healing of Myocardial Infarction, Percutaneous Intervention, or Coronary Bypass (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differ
    John N Booth
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Cardiol 113:1933-40. 2014
    ..83), 0.57 (95% CI 0.43 to 0.74), and 0.41 (95% CIĀ 0.26 to 0.64), respectively, for death. In conclusion, maintaining smoking cessation, physical activity, and Mediterranean diet adherence is important for secondary CHD prevention. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Exercise as a treatment for the risk of cardiovascular disease
    Bilal Aijaz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, LHRB 306 701, 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 12:329-41. 2010
    ..Health care providers have an opportunity and a responsibility to include exercise counseling in routine office visits...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing patient recall of discharge instructions for acute myocardial infarction
    Bonnie K Sanderson
    University Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Healthc Qual 31:25-33; quiz 34. 2009
    ..Quality improvement strategies are needed to guide more effective provider-patient communication...
  21. pmc Biomarkers of atherosclerosis: clinical applications
    Todd M Brown
    Preventive Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, 701 19th Street South LHRB 310, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:497-504. 2008
    ..We review the recently published literature on blood-based biomarkers and examine whether incorporating these markers may improve clinical decision making...
  22. ncbi request reprint Management of stable patients with coronary heart disease: Clinical implications of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial
    Todd M Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, LHRB 306, 701 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Health Services and Outcomes Research Training Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, LHRB 306, 701 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 1:564-74. 2007
    ..We review the strengths, limitations, and clinical relevance of the COURAGE trial in the context of the current literature on the benefits of medical management and coronary revascularization in patients with stable CHD...