Glen E Duncan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Stepping towards causation in studies of neighborhood and environmental effects: how twin research can overcome problems of selection and reverse causation
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:106-11. 2014
  2. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Health Place 18:515-9. 2012
  3. pmc Accuracy of a novel multi-sensor board for measuring physical activity and energy expenditure
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2025-32. 2011
  4. pmc Epidemiology of physical activity in American Indians in the Education and Research Towards Health cohort
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:488-94. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose levels among US adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Glen E Duncan
    Nutritional Sciences Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:523-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise, fitness, and cardiovascular disease risk in type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:29-35. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness among U.S. adults: NHANES 1999-2000 and 2001-2002
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1324-8. 2005
  8. pmc Unique environmental effects on physical activity participation: a twin study
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2019. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on emerging and traditional cardiovascular risk factors
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Prev Med 39:894-902. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of a metabolic syndrome phenotype among u.s. Adolescents, 1999-2000
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, 305 Raitt Hall, Box 353410, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2438-43. 2004

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Stepping towards causation in studies of neighborhood and environmental effects: how twin research can overcome problems of selection and reverse causation
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:106-11. 2014
    ..We conclude that collaboration among investigators from multiple fields can move the field forward by designing studies that step toward causation. ..
  2. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Health Place 18:515-9. 2012
    ..Thus, minimal variance in walkability was explained by shared genetic effects in younger and older twins, and confirms the importance of environmental factors in walkability of residential locations...
  3. pmc Accuracy of a novel multi-sensor board for measuring physical activity and energy expenditure
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2025-32. 2011
    ..97). In general, the MSB provides accurate measures of activity type in laboratory and field settings and energy expenditure during treadmill walking and running although the device underestimates energy expenditure in the field...
  4. pmc Epidemiology of physical activity in American Indians in the Education and Research Towards Health cohort
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:488-94. 2009
    ..The health benefits of an active lifestyle are well established. However, Americans in general and American Indians specifically are not sufficiently active to achieve these health benefits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose levels among US adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Glen E Duncan
    Nutritional Sciences Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:523-8. 2006
    ..To determine the current prevalence of self-reported diabetes and impaired fasting glucose levels among US adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise, fitness, and cardiovascular disease risk in type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:29-35. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness among U.S. adults: NHANES 1999-2000 and 2001-2002
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1324-8. 2005
    ..To present information on cardiovascular fitness (estimated maximal oxygen uptake [VO2max] and cardiovascular fitness levels based on sex- and age-specific cut-points of estimated VO2max) among U.S. adults...
  8. pmc Unique environmental effects on physical activity participation: a twin study
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2019. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the heritability of physical activity participation would be attenuated using the CDC/ACSM recommended minimum threshold of 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on emerging and traditional cardiovascular risk factors
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Prev Med 39:894-902. 2004
    ..insulin and aerobic fitness) are improved with exercise; however, few studies have addressed the potential for training to modify emerging cardiovascular disease risk factors such as homocysteine and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of a metabolic syndrome phenotype among u.s. Adolescents, 1999-2000
    Glen E Duncan
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, 305 Raitt Hall, Box 353410, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2438-43. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of a metabolic syndrome phenotype among U.S. adolescents using the most recent national data and to examine trends in metabolic syndrome prevalence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dichloroacetate therapy attenuates the blood lactate response to submaximal exercise in patients with defects in mitochondrial energy metabolism
    G E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1733-8. 2004
    ..Thus, although DCA does not alter MAX responses, acute and chronic DCA attenuate the Bla response to moderate exercise in patients with abnormal mitochondrial energetics...
  12. pmc The "fit but fat" concept revisited: population-based estimates using NHANES
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:47. 2010
    ..Thus, engaging obese adults in physical activity that is sufficient to improve cardiovascular fitness may help to reduce not only body weight, but the excess health burden in this population...
  13. pmc Aerobic exercise improves cognition for older adults with glucose intolerance, a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease
    Laura D Baker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 22:569-79. 2010
    ..Although replication in a larger sample is needed, our findings potentially have important therapeutic implications for a growing number of adults at increased risk of cognitive decline...
  14. pmc BALANCE (Bioengineering Approaches for Lifestyle Activity and Nutrition Continuous Engagement): developing new technology for monitoring energy balance in real time
    Deonna C Hughes
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:429-34. 2010
    ..This innovative tool captures peoples' movement through space and time under free-living conditions and could potentially have many health-related applications in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prescribing exercise at varied levels of intensity and frequency: a randomized trial
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2362-9. 2005
    ..Regular physical activity produces beneficial effects on health, but the exercise prescription needed to improve cardiovascular disease risk factors in free-living sedentary individuals remains unclear...
  16. pmc Modest levels of physical activity are associated with a lower incidence of diabetes in a population with a high rate of obesity: the strong heart family study
    Amanda M Fretts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1743-5. 2012
    ..To examine the association of objectively measured participation in low levels of physical activity with incident type 2 diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Population-based reference standards for cardiovascular fitness among U.S. adults: NHANES 1999-2000 and 2001-2002
    Leslee F Sanders
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:701-7. 2006
    ..To provide reference standards for cardiovascular fitness levels, using population-based estimates of estimated maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) from a diverse sample of U.S. adults...
  18. pmc Life's Simple 7 and Incidence of Diabetes Among American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study
    Amanda M Fretts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WACardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Diabetes Care 37:2240-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to examine the associations of Life's Simple 7 goals with incident diabetes among American Indians, a population at high risk of cardiometabolic diseases...
  19. pmc Environmental assessment at worksites after a multilevel intervention to promote activity and changes in eating: the PACE project
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S22-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate changes in the worksite environment in response to a multilevel intervention over a 2-year period...
  20. pmc Physical activity and heart rate variability in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Luísa Soares-Miranda
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA L S M, J S, D M Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal L S M Benjamin Leon Center for Geriatric Research and Education and Department of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL P C Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA G E D, D S S Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA D S S Heart Rate Variability Laboratory, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO P K S and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA D M
    Circulation 129:2100-10. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that increasing the levels of both total leisure-time activity and walking would be prospectively associated with more favorable time-domain, frequency-domain, and nonlinear HRV measures in older adults...
  21. pmc Characterizing the food environment: pitfalls and future directions
    Anne Vernez Moudon
    Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Box 3548002, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:1238-43. 2013
    ..To assess a county population’s exposure to different types of food sources reported to affect both diet quality and obesity rates...
  22. pmc Measuring slope to improve energy expenditure estimates during field-based activities
    Glen E Duncan
    a Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:352-6. 2013
    ..The barometer and global positioning system methods improved accuracy by 11% from the base (p < 0.05) to 86% overall. Measuring slope using the MSB improves energy expenditure estimates during field-based activities...
  23. pmc Associations of processed meat and unprocessed red meat intake with incident diabetes: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Amanda M Fretts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:752-8. 2012
    ..Whether processed meat is associated with the risk of diabetes in AIs, a rural population with a high intake of processed meat (eg, canned meats in general, referred to as "spam") and a high rate of diabetes, is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Worksite study promoting activity and changes in eating (PACE): design and baseline results
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:4S-15S. 2007
    ..The design and evaluation plan of the group-randomized trial and the recruitment of worksites are described. Preliminary results regarding the dietary and physical activity behaviors associated with BMI are discussed...
  25. pmc Effects of aerobic exercise on mild cognitive impairment: a controlled trial
    Laura D Baker
    Departments of Psychiatry and BehavioralScience, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:71-9. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of aerobic exercise on cognition and other biomarkers associated with Alzheimer disease pathology for older adults with mild cognitive impairment, and assess the role of sex as a predictor of response...
  26. pmc Food access and cost in American Indian communities in Washington State
    Meghan O'Connell
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1375-9. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that American Indians living on federal reservations in Washington State may have limited access to foods that make up a nutritious diet at minimal cost...
  27. pmc Assessment of physical activity in chronic kidney disease
    Cassianne Robinson-Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Ren Nutr 23:123-31. 2013
    ..Physical inactivity plays an important role in the development of kidney disease and its complications; however, the validity of standard tools for measuring physical activity (PA) is not well understood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exercise training, without weight loss, increases insulin sensitivity and postheparin plasma lipase activity in previously sedentary adults
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0226, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:557-62. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of exercise, without weight loss, on insulin sensitivity (S(I)), postheparin plasma lipase activity (PHPL), intravenous fat clearance rate (K(2)), and fasting lipids in sedentary adults...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of perceived health to physiological measures of health in Black and White women
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0226, USA
    Prev Med 36:624-8. 2003
    ..Obesity and sedentary lifestyles are prevalent among minority women. This study compared perceived and physiological measures of health in 35 non-Hispanic Black (NHB) and 155 non-Hispanic White (NHW) sedentary women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Differential metabolic effects of saturated versus polyunsaturated fats in ketogenic diets
    Brian S Fuehrlein
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1641-5. 2004
    ..Thus, a POLY KD may be superior to a classical SAT KD for chronic administration...
  31. ncbi request reprint QUICKI is not a useful and accurate index of insulin sensitivity following exercise training
    Glen E Duncan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:950-1. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. Kinetics of Human Homocysteine Metabolism
    Glen Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., exercise training and pharmacotherapy) on diabetes prevention and therapy. ..
  2. Ubiquitous computing for the measurement of physical activity
    Glen Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. BALANCE: Bioengineering Approaches for Lifestyle Activity and Nutrition Continuou
    Glen Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....