A Festa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of insulin and its precursors to fibrinogen and PAI-1 in a large population with different states of glucose tolerance. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78284 7873, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:562-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint LDL particle size in relation to insulin, proinsulin, and insulin sensitivity. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284 7873
    Diabetes Care 22:1688-93. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Relative hypoleptinaemia in women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7873, USA
    Diabet Med 16:656-62. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Is QT interval a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis in nondiabetic subjects? The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Stroke 30:1566-71. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta3-adrenergic receptor gene in pregnancy: association with mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7873, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:1695-9. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein particle size is inversely related to plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:605-10. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint The relation of body fat mass and distribution to markers of chronic inflammation
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1407-15. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic subclinical inflammation as part of the insulin resistance syndrome: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78228 3900, USA
    Circulation 102:42-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Insulin-resistant prediabetic subjects have more atherogenic risk factors than insulin-sensitive prediabetic subjects: implications for preventing coronary heart disease during the prediabetic state
    S M Haffner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7873, USA
    Circulation 101:975-80. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is more strongly related to post-glucose load glucose than to fasting glucose in non-diabetic subjects; the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78228 3900, USA
    Diabet Med 19:939-43. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of insulin and its precursors to fibrinogen and PAI-1 in a large population with different states of glucose tolerance. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78284 7873, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:562-8. 1999
    ..These findings may have important clinical implications in the risk assessment and prevention of macrovascular disease, not only in patients with overt diabetes but also in nondiabetic subjects who are hyperinsulinemic...
  2. ncbi request reprint LDL particle size in relation to insulin, proinsulin, and insulin sensitivity. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284 7873
    Diabetes Care 22:1688-93. 1999
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  3. ncbi request reprint Relative hypoleptinaemia in women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7873, USA
    Diabet Med 16:656-62. 1999
    ..Leptin is synthesized in the human placenta. The aim of this study was to relate serum leptin levels during pregnancy to glucose tolerance, body mass index (BMI) and specific metabolic variables, such as specific insulin and proinsulin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is QT interval a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis in nondiabetic subjects? The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Stroke 30:1566-71. 1999
    ..Prolonged heart rate-corrected QT interval is an unfavorable prognostic factor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and QT interval prolongation may be the result of atherosclerosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta3-adrenergic receptor gene in pregnancy: association with mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7873, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:1695-9. 1999
    ..The association with mild gestational diabetes suggests that the impact of the polymorphism may be clinically important during pregnancy, a state of physiological insulin resistance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein particle size is inversely related to plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels. The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:605-10. 1999
    ..The demonstrated inverse relation of LDL size and PAI-1 levels provides one possible explanation for the atherogeneity of small dense LDL particles...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relation of body fat mass and distribution to markers of chronic inflammation
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1407-15. 2001
    ..These associations were not explained by lower S(I) in obese subjects. Chronic, subclinical inflammation may be one pathophysiological mechanism explaining the increased risk of atherosclerotic disease associated with adiposity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic subclinical inflammation as part of the insulin resistance syndrome: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78228 3900, USA
    Circulation 102:42-7. 2000
    ..Recently, some components of the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) have been related to inflammatory markers. We hypothesized that insulin insensitivity, as directly measured, may be associated with inflammation in nondiabetic subjects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Insulin-resistant prediabetic subjects have more atherogenic risk factors than insulin-sensitive prediabetic subjects: implications for preventing coronary heart disease during the prediabetic state
    S M Haffner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7873, USA
    Circulation 101:975-80. 2000
    ..However, it is not known whether these atherogenic changes in the prediabetic state are predominantly due to insulin resistance, decreased insulin secretion, or both...
  10. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is more strongly related to post-glucose load glucose than to fasting glucose in non-diabetic subjects; the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    A Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78228 3900, USA
    Diabet Med 19:939-43. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that subclinical inflammation, as indicated by elevated serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), may partially explain the association of cardiovascular disease with post-challenge glycaemia...