A R Folsom

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of coronary heart disease incidence in relation to fasting total homocysteine, related genetic polymorphisms, and B vitamins: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Circulation 98:204-10. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen and incident hypertension in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Hypertens 16:1579-83. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and incident hypertension in black and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    M A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 1015, USA
    Prev Med 28:304-12. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of fat distribution and obesity with hypertension in a bi-ethnic population: the ARIC study. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    M M Harris
    School of Public Health, University North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Obes Res 8:516-24. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations of general and abdominal obesity with multiple health outcomes in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2117-28. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of coronary heart disease in relation to fasting insulin, glucose, and diabetes. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:935-42. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Well-done meat intake and the risk of breast cancer
    W Zheng
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:1724-9. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute coronary heart disease mortality, morbidity, and medical care from 1985 through 1997: the Minnesota heart survey
    P G McGovern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Circulation 104:19-24. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility and physical activity in the ARIC study
    K H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:2065-71. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint N-acetyltransferase 1 genetic polymorphism, cigarette smoking, well-done meat intake, and breast cancer risk
    W Zheng
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:233-9. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of coronary heart disease incidence in relation to fasting total homocysteine, related genetic polymorphisms, and B vitamins: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Circulation 98:204-10. 1998
    ..Elevated plasma total homocysteine (tHcy), low B-vitamin intake, and genetic polymorphisms related to tHcy metabolism may play roles in coronary heart disease (CHD). More prospective studies are needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen and incident hypertension in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Hypertens 16:1579-83. 1998
    ..Other studies have reported a positive association between hypertension and whole-blood or plasma viscosity, to which fibrinogen contributes. To our knowledge, there has been no prospective study of fibrinogen and incident hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and incident hypertension in black and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    M A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 1015, USA
    Prev Med 28:304-12. 1999
    ..This study examined physical activity and clinically determined incident hypertension in black and white men and women of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of fat distribution and obesity with hypertension in a bi-ethnic population: the ARIC study. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    M M Harris
    School of Public Health, University North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Obes Res 8:516-24. 2000
    ..To examine associations of hypertension with obesity and fat distribution among African American and white men and women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations of general and abdominal obesity with multiple health outcomes in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2117-28. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of coronary heart disease in relation to fasting insulin, glucose, and diabetes. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:935-42. 1997
    ..To determine the association of coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence with diabetes, fasting serum glucose, and insulin in a biracial cohort of middle-aged men and women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Well-done meat intake and the risk of breast cancer
    W Zheng
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:1724-9. 1998
    ..We conducted a nested, case-control study among 41836 cohort members of the Iowa Women's Health Study to evaluate the potential role of heterocyclic amines and intake of well-done meat in the risk for human breast cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute coronary heart disease mortality, morbidity, and medical care from 1985 through 1997: the Minnesota heart survey
    P G McGovern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Circulation 104:19-24. 2001
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality continued to decline from 1985 to 1997...
  9. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility and physical activity in the ARIC study
    K H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:2065-71. 2001
    ..We tested the hypothesis that self-reported sport, leisure, and work physical activity is associated with greater arterial distensibility (i.e., carotid artery pulsatile diameter changes)...
  10. ncbi request reprint N-acetyltransferase 1 genetic polymorphism, cigarette smoking, well-done meat intake, and breast cancer risk
    W Zheng
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:233-9. 1999
    ..5-62.7). The association of the NAT1*10 allele with breast cancer was mainly confined to former smokers (OR = 3.3, 95% CI = 1.2-9.5). These findings are consistent with a role for the NAT1 gene in the etiology of human breast cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Type 1 and type 2 diabetes and incident hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    K K Nicodemus
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1192-7. 2001
    ..Strategies to prevent osteoporosis and/or falling may be especially warranted in women with diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between the angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 antigen levels in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study
    J S Pankow
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 11:551-8. 2000
    ..Our findings suggest that the ACE insertion/deletion polymorphism has relatively little, if any, influence on circulating PAI-1 levels in the population at large...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations of fasting insulin, body fat distribution, and diabetes with risk of ischemic stroke. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Investigators
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1077-83. 1999
    ..We tested the hypothesis that diabetes, body fat distribution, and (in nondiabetic subjects) fasting insulin levels are positively associated with ischemic stroke incidence in the general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin and weight gain over 8 years in African American and Caucasian young adults
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Obes Res 7:1-8. 1999
    ..Little information exists on whether the serum leptin concentration influences long-term weight changes in the free-living population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of population changes in fibrinogen and factor VII over 6 years: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:601-6. 2000
    ..Thus, our longitudinal data suggest with some exceptions that adverse changes in cardiovascular risk factors are accompanied by increases in plasma levels of fibrinogen and factor VII...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, and carotid intima-media wall thickness in the NHLBI Family Heart Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Thromb Haemost 79:400-4. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of C-reactive protein with markers of prevalent atherosclerotic disease
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:112-7. 2001
    ..Because CRP has been associated with clinical events, it could be that elevated CRP may be a stronger marker of thrombotic risk than of the degree of atherosclerosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and coronary heart disease incidence. Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study Investigators
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Circulation 98:845-50. 1998
    ..However, there has been no prospective study of this association involving an ethnically diverse sample of middle-aged men and women...
  19. pmc Genetic admixture is associated with plasma hemostatic factor levels in self-identified African Americans and Hispanics: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    P L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 10:543-9. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic studies report that self-identified African Americans typically have higher hemostatic factor levels than do self-identified Caucasians or Hispanics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interaction and the GNB3 gene in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    M L Grove
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Human Genetics Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:919-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the interaction between the G-protein beta-3 (GNB3) 825C>T polymorphism and physical activity in relation to prevalent obesity and hypertension...
  21. pmc Is whole grain intake associated with reduced total and cause-specific death rates in older women? The Iowa Women's Health Study
    D R Jacobs
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:322-9. 1999
    ..This study sought to determine whether nutrient-rich whole grains reduce mortality risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of family history of cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancer with histological categories of lung cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    K E Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:401-5. 1997
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Whole grain intake and incident endometrial cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    C M Kasum
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nutr Cancer 39:180-6. 2001
    ..There also was no association between refined grain intake and endometrial cancer. Whole grain intake may protect against endometrial cancer among never-users of hormone replacement therapy...
  24. pmc Peak thrombin generation and subsequent venous thromboembolism: the Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE) study
    P L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 7:1639-48. 2009
    ..Thrombin is an enzyme that is essential for the acceleration of the coagulation cascade and the conversion of fibrinogen to clottable fibrin...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factor VII coagulant activity, factor VII -670A/C and -402G/A polymorphisms, and risk of venous thromboembolism
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1674-8. 2007
    ..Our Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE) had, in contrast, reported an independent, increased risk of VTE after 7.8 years of follow-up for those with high baseline levels of FVII:C...
  26. ncbi request reprint APOE genotype and cognitive decline in a middle-aged cohort
    C K Blair
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Neurology 64:268-76. 2005
    ..However, most studies involved elderly samples (aged 65+) and were not large enough to examine the three APOE alleles separately...
  27. pmc Physical activity and incident diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:134-8. 2000
    ..This study determined whether the incidence of diabetes is reduced among physically active older women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Weight variability and mortality: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 20:704-9. 1996
    ..To evaluate the association between weight variability and risk of mortality in women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Angiotensinogen and angiotensin converting enzyme genotypes and carotid atherosclerosis: the atherosclerosis risk in communities and the NHLBI family heart studies
    D K Arnett
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Atherosclerosis 138:111-6. 1998
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and 7-year ischemic stroke incidence: the ARIC study
    A W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Stroke 32:1721-4. 2001
    ..03). CONCLUSIONS: Low ABI was strongly associated with increased incidence of ischemic stroke, but the relationship was substantially reduced after adjustment for major cardiovascular risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Familial and genetic determinants of systemic markers of inflammation: the NHLBI family heart study
    J S Pankow
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 East Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Atherosclerosis 154:681-9. 2001
    ..Our findings suggest that CRP levels, albumin levels, and WBC are determined at least partially by genetic factors. Further efforts to identify gene loci affecting these traits are warranted...
  32. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease trends in four United States communities. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study 1987-1996
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S17-22. 2001
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain intake may reduce the risk of ischemic heart disease death in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    D R Jacobs
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:248-57. 1998
    ..A recent review of epidemiologic literature found consistently reduced cancer and heart disease rates in persons with high compared with low whole-grain intakes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and smoking-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators
    E Shahar
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:1780-5. 1999
    ..DHA may have a role in preventing or treating COPD and other chronic inflammatory conditions of the lung. Pilot testing of that hypothesis in experimental models seems warranted...
  35. pmc Albuminuria and peripheral arterial disease: results from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    K Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, United States
    Atherosclerosis 201:212-6. 2008
    ..The association of albuminuria with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasingly recognized, but its association with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not well characterized in subjects with or without diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fibrinolytic factors and atherothrombotic events: epidemiological evidence
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1051, USA
    Ann Med 32:85-91. 2000
    ..At present, it seems premature to recommend routine measurement of fibrinolytic factors to identify patients at risk of cardiovascular disease events. Some directions for future research on this topic are offered...
  37. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term variability of plasma homocysteine measurement
    U C Garg
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Clin Chem 43:141-5. 1997
    ..82 with the outlier excluded). The data suggest that an individual's plasma homocysteine concentration is relatively constant over at least 1 month, and a single measurement characterizes the average concentration reasonably well...
  38. ncbi request reprint ABO blood group, other risk factors and incidence of venous thromboembolism: the Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE)
    T Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1455-61. 2007
    ..Numerous case-control studies have reported higher prevalence of non-O blood type among venous thromboembolism (VTE) patients than controls, but potential mechanisms or effect modifiers for the association are not fully established...
  39. pmc Dairy intake and changes in blood pressure over 9 years: the ARIC study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1272-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion, higher low-fat milk intake was associated with lower increases in blood pressure in whites but not in African Americans...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and endometrial cancer in the Iowa women's health study
    K E Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:611-6. 2001
    ..64 (95% CI, 1.16-2.31). We conclude that after adjustment for other risk factors, diabetes is associated with a modestly increased risk for endometrial cancer among women in this cohort...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of hemostatic factors and incidence of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Circulation 96:1102-8. 1997
    ..Although hemostatic factors contribute to acute coronary syndromes and atherogenesis, few studies have prospectively evaluated the association between multiple hemostatic factors and coronary heart disease incidence...
  42. ncbi request reprint White blood cell count and incidence of coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke and mortality from cardiovascular disease in African-American and White men and women: atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    C D Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454-1015, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:758-64. 2001
    ..An elevated WBC count is directly associated with increased incidence of coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke and mortality from cardiovascular disease in African-American and White men and women...
  43. pmc Low protein C and incidence of ischemic stroke and coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 7:1774-8. 2009
    ..Protein C is an important plasma natural anticoagulant. Although protein C deficiency increases risk of venous thrombosis, it remains uncertain whether low protein C increases risk of atherothrombosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Beta-fibrinogen gene -455G/A polymorphism and coronary heart disease incidence: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:166-70. 2001
    ..The -455G/A (HaeIII) polymorphism of the beta-fibrinogen gene influences levels of plasma fibrinogen. We determined whether it influences risk of coronary heart disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Plasma fatty acid composition and incidence of coronary heart disease in middle aged adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    L Wang
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:256-66. 2003
    ..To prospectively investigate the relation of plasma cholesterol ester (CE) and phospholipid (PL) fatty acid (FA) composition with incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Segregation analysis of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and fibrinogen levels in the NHLBI family heart study
    J S Pankow
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 18:1559-67. 1998
    ..13 to 0.22); however, segregation analysis did not provide statistical evidence of a major gene controlling fibrinogen level. These family data suggest that there are modest familial and genetic effects on the concentration of PAI-1...
  47. ncbi request reprint Whole and refined grain intake and risk of incident postmenopausal breast cancer (United States)
    K K Nicodemus
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454-1015, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:917-25. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Migraine and other headaches: associations with Rose angina and coronary heart disease
    K M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Neurology 63:2233-9. 2004
    ..To examine the association between a lifetime history of migraines and other headaches with and without aura and Rose angina and coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  49. pmc TCF7L2 single nucleotide polymorphisms, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    S J Bielinski
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Diabetologia 51:968-70. 2008
    ..We hypothesised that TCF7L2 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and that the associations differ in diabetic and non-diabetic persons...
  50. pmc Serological evidence of infections and Type 2 diabetes: the MultiEthnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    P L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Diabet Med 26:149-52. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the cross-sectional relation of seropositivity to five pathogens (Chlamydia pneumoniae, cytomegalovirus, Helicobacter pylori, hepatitis A virus, herpes simplex virus) and prevalent diabetes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Frequent nut intake and risk of death from coronary heart disease and all causes in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    J L Ellsworth
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:372-7. 2001
    ..88; 95% confidence interval: 0.77-0.99, p for trend = 0.047). CONCLUSIONS: Frequent nut consumption may offer postmenopausal women modest protection against the risk of death from all causes and CHD...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fibrinolytic factors and incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MN 55454-1015, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21:611-7. 2001
    ..A positive association between plasminogen and CHD is seemingly opposite the direction expected but may reflect a compensatory response to impaired plasminogen activation in subjects prone to CHD...
  53. pmc Vitamin A intake and the risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    L S Lim
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:552-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, we found little evidence of an increased risk of hip or all fractures with higher intakes of vitamin A or retinol among a cohort of older, postmenopausal women...
  54. ncbi request reprint "New" risk factors for atherosclerotic diseases
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Exp Gerontol 34:483-90. 1999
    ..Certainly, current emphasis for primary and secondary prevention needs to focus on the established risk factors, particularly those for which clinical trial evidence has demonstrated interventions are efficacious for CHD prevention...
  55. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of coronary heart disease and the hemochromatosis gene (HFE) C282Y mutation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    M L Rasmussen
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 154:739-46. 2001
    ..Our prospective findings suggest that individuals carrying the HFE C282Y mutation may be at increased risk of CHD...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron intake and Type 2 diabetes incidence in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    D H Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Diabetologia 47:185-94. 2004
    ..Recently, a clear biological link between iron metabolism and diabetes has emerged from epidemiological and experimental studies. We carried out a prospective study of dietary iron intake and incidence of Type 2 diabetes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Intentional weight loss and incidence of obesity-related cancers: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    E D Parker
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1447-52. 2003
    ..To examine the association of voluntary vs involuntary weight loss with incidence of cancer in older women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hemostatic risk factors for atherothrombotic disease: an epidemiologic view
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Thromb Haemost 86:366-73. 2001
    ..Thus, prospective epidemiologic studies have identified several potential hemostatic markers of atherothrombosis risk, but their causal role and clinical utility in risk prediction remain incompletely established...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of subclinical atherosclerosis as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism
    L M Reich
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454 1015, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:1909-13. 2006
    ..Whether atherosclerotic disease predisposes to venous thrombosis is uncertain...
  60. pmc Asthma and incident cardiovascular disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    J G Schanen
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thorax 60:633-8. 2005
    ..A possible association between asthma and cardiovascular disease has been described in several exploratory studies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Platelet Pl(A2) allele and incidence of coronary heart disease: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study
    N Aleksic
    Division of Hematology and Vascular Biology Research Center, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 102:1901-5. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether Pl(A2) is a risk factor for incident CHD and whether it is correlated with increased platelet activation in a case-cohort study nested within a prospective epidemiologic investigation...
  62. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and decreased risk for obesity in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    M L Hart Sailors
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:548-57. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Thrombomodulin Ala455Val polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease
    K K Wu
    Vascular Biology Research Center and Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 103:1386-9. 2001
    ..Whether this single nucleotide polymorphism predicts risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) is unclear...
  64. ncbi request reprint G-protein beta3 subunit and alpha-adducin polymorphisms and risk of subclinical and clinical stroke
    A C Morrison
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Stroke 32:822-9. 2001
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Plasma hemostatic factors and endothelial markers in four racial/ethnic groups: the MESA study
    P L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:2629-35. 2006
    ..Hemostatic factors and endothelial markers may play some role in racial/ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) rates. However, little information exists on hemostatic factors and endothelial markers across racial/ethnic groups...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of the A455V polymorphism in the thrombomodulin gene, plasma thrombomodulin, and incidence of venous thromboembolism: the LITE Study
    N Aleksic
    Division of Hematology, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 1:88-94. 2003
    ..There were no associations of age-adjusted sTM or TMA455V genotype with overall venous thromboembolism or with thrombosis in any subtype of venous thromboembolism...
  67. ncbi request reprint Validation of death certificate diagnosis for coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    S A Coady
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, II Rockledge Center, 6701 Rockledge Drive MSC 7934, Bethesda, MD 20982, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:40-50. 2001
    ..Within subgroups, death certificate overestimation was reduced with advancing age (up to age 74), was consistent over time, was not dependent on gender, and exhibited considerable variation among communities...
  68. ncbi request reprint Sulfotransferase 1A1 polymorphism, endogenous estrogen exposure, well-done meat intake, and breast cancer risk
    W Zheng
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center and Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:89-94. 2001
    ..The results from this study suggest that homozygosity for the SULT1A1 His213 allele may be a risk factor for breast cancer, and its effect may be modified by the exposure level of endogenous estrogens and heterocyclic amines...
  69. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol changes from 1983-1984 to 1993-1994 in the People's Republic of China
    Y H Li
    Guangdong Provincial Cardiovascular Institute, Guangzhou, PRC
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:118-26. 2002
    ..This report describes changes in total cholesterol (TC) levels in four PRC populations from 1983 to 1993 and identifies factors related to the changes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary catechins in relation to coronary heart disease death among postmenopausal women
    I C Arts
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiology 12:668-75. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that preventive effects might be limited to certain types of catechins, or that these are indicators of other dietary components or a healthy lifestyle in general...
  71. pmc Ankle brachial index combined with Framingham Risk Score to predict cardiovascular events and mortality: a meta-analysis
    F G R Fowkes
    JAMA 300:197-208. 2008
    ..Prediction models to identify healthy individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease have limited accuracy. A low ankle brachial index (ABI) is an indicator of atherosclerosis and has the potential to improve prediction...
  72. ncbi request reprint Interaction of the glutathione S-transferase genes and cigarette smoking on risk of lower extremity arterial disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    R Li
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Suite 306, Bank of America Center, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Atherosclerosis 154:729-38. 2001
    ..Among non-smokers, GSTT1-1 was not associated with LEAD. The results suggest that the GSTT1-1 polymorphism may be a susceptibility factor modifying the risk of LEAD associated with cigarette smoking...
  73. ncbi request reprint Subclinical atherosclerosis and the risk of future venous thrombosis in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    P B van der Hagen
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, 05446, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:1903-8. 2006
    ..Recent reports have suggested an association of atherosclerosis with risk of venous thrombosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration: analysis of individual data on lipid, inflammatory and other markers in over 1.1 million participants in 104 prospective studies of cardiovascular diseases
    J Danesh
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:839-69. 2007
    ..It will, therefore, help to determine to what extent such associations are independent from possible confounding factors and to what extent such markers (separately and in combination) provide incremental predictive value...
  75. ncbi request reprint Associations of plasma fibrinogen levels with established cardiovascular disease risk factors, inflammatory markers, and other characteristics: individual participant meta-analysis of 154,211 adults in 31 prospective studies: the fibrinogen studies collab
    S Kaptoge
    Am J Epidemiol 166:867-79. 2007
    ..These findings substantially advance understanding of the correlates and possible determinants of fibrinogen levels...
  76. pmc Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer--collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58,515 women with breast cancer and 95,067 women without the disease
    N Hamajima
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:1234-45. 2002
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  77. ncbi request reprint N-Acetyltransferase-2 genetic polymorphism, well-done meat intake, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    A C Deitz
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:905-10. 2000
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  78. ncbi request reprint Acoustic shadowing on B-mode ultrasound of the carotid artery predicts ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    K J Hunt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Stroke 32:1120-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: B-mode ultrasound-detected CALs and AS serve as markers of atherosclerosis and thus are predictive of ischemic stroke...
  79. ncbi request reprint Acoustic shadowing on B-mode ultrasound of the carotid artery predicts CHD
    K J Hunt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 27:357-65. 2001
    ..73 (95% CI: 1.07, 2.80). Corresponding HRs for men were 1.59 (95% CI: 1.22, 2.07) and 1.04 (95% CI: 0.72, 1.51). CALs predicted CHD events; this association was stronger for mineralized CALs in women, but not men...
  80. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis
    John Danesh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    JAMA 294:1799-809. 2005
    ..Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
  81. ncbi request reprint Circulating oxidised low-density lipoprotein and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    R C Hoogeveen
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Diabetologia 50:36-42. 2007
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