Aaron Folsom

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc No association of 9p21 with arterial elasticity and retinal microvascular findings
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:301-3. 2013
  2. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and venous thromboembolism: a prospective study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 132:44-6. 2013
  3. pmc Classical and novel biomarkers for cardiovascular risk prediction in the United States
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Epidemiol 23:158-62. 2013
  4. pmc Troponin T, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide, and incidence of stroke: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Stroke 44:961-7. 2013
  5. pmc Effect of 9p21 genetic variation on coronary heart disease is not modified by other risk markers. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Atherosclerosis 224:435-9. 2012
  6. pmc Risk of intraparenchymal hemorrhage with magnetic resonance imaging-defined leukoaraiosis and brain infarcts
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:552-9. 2012
  7. pmc Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ruth Dubin
    Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:3. 2011
  8. pmc C-reactive protein and venous thromboembolism. A prospective investigation in the ARIC cohort
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Thromb Haemost 102:615-9. 2009
  9. 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
  10. pmc Chronic kidney disease and venous thromboembolism: a prospective study
    Aaron R Folsom
    1Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3296-301. 2010

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  1. pmc No association of 9p21 with arterial elasticity and retinal microvascular findings
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:301-3. 2013
    ..How 9p21 variation affects risk of cardiovascular disease is unclear, so we assessed whether 9p21 variants are associated with arterial elasticity or retinal microvascular findings...
  2. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and venous thromboembolism: a prospective study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 132:44-6. 2013
    ..Plasma lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) is an inflammatory marker associated positively with atherothrombotic risk. Whether Lp-PLA2 is related to risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is incompletely studied...
  3. pmc Classical and novel biomarkers for cardiovascular risk prediction in the United States
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Epidemiol 23:158-62. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Troponin T, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide, and incidence of stroke: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Stroke 44:961-7. 2013
    ..In a prospective epidemiological study, we tested the hypothesis that high-sensitivity troponin T (TnT) and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are associated positively with incidence of stroke...
  5. pmc Effect of 9p21 genetic variation on coronary heart disease is not modified by other risk markers. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Atherosclerosis 224:435-9. 2012
    ..To determine whether the 9p21 SNP association with coronary heart disease is modified by other classical or novel risk markers...
  6. pmc Risk of intraparenchymal hemorrhage with magnetic resonance imaging-defined leukoaraiosis and brain infarcts
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:552-9. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Kidney function and multiple hemostatic markers: cross sectional associations in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ruth Dubin
    Department of Medicine, Division Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:3. 2011
    ..73 m2, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is strongly and independently associated with cardiovascular and overall mortality. We hypothesized that reduced kidney function would be characterized by abnormalities of hemostasis...
  8. pmc C-reactive protein and venous thromboembolism. A prospective investigation in the ARIC cohort
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Thromb Haemost 102:615-9. 2009
    ..76 (95% CI 1.23, 2.52) for CRP above versus below the 90(th) percentile. In conclusion, this prospective, population-based study suggests elevated CRP is independently associated with increased risk of VTE...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Chronic kidney disease and venous thromboembolism: a prospective study
    Aaron R Folsom
    1Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3296-301. 2010
    ..The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is increased with severe kidney disease, but whether less-severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases the risk of VTE is less certain...
  11. pmc Serum albumin and risk of venous thromboembolism
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Haemost 104:100-4. 2010
    ..The observed association likely does not reflect cause and effect, but rather that low serum albumin reflects a hyperinflammatory or hypercoagulable state. Whether this association has clinical relevance warrants further study...
  12. pmc Variation in ANGPTL4 and risk of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Metabolism 57:1591-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, in this prospective study, the 40K variant of ANGPTL4 appeared to confer reduced genetic risk for CHD...
  13. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of heart failure incidence in relation to optimal risk factors
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55454, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:11-7. 2009
    ..The degree to which this applies to heart failure incidence is not well documented...
  14. pmc Coronary artery calcification compared with carotid intima-media thickness in the prediction of cardiovascular disease incidence: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1333-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess whether maximum carotid IMT or CAC (Agatston score) is the better predictor of incident CVD...
  15. pmc Risk factor correlates of platelet and leukocyte markers assessed by flow cytometry in a population-based sample
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 205:272-8. 2009
    ..Platelet and leukocyte products are involved in atherothrombosis. However, the determinants of platelet and leukocyte markers assessed by flow cytometry have not been documented in a population-based sample...
  16. pmc Community prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health, by the American Heart Association definition, and relationship with cardiovascular disease incidence
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1690-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health and its relationship with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  17. pmc Carotid intima-media thickness, electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, and incidence of intracerebral hemorrhage
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Stroke 42:3075-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that greater carotid intima-media thickness and the presence of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy would be independently associated with increased ICH incidence...
  18. pmc Carotid artery wall thickness and risk of stroke subtypes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 42:397-403. 2011
    ..Understanding associations of carotid atherosclerosis with stroke subtypes may contribute to more effective prevention of stroke...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for ischemic stroke subtypes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 37:2493-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate risk factors for ischemic stroke by its subtypes may contribute to more effective prevention of ischemic stroke, but few prospective studies have characterized risk factors for specific subtypes of ischemic stroke...
  20. ncbi Risk factors for cardiovascular event recurrence in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55454 1015, USA
    Am Heart J 149:606-12. 2005
    ..However, few studies have examined whether established risk factors, novel blood markers, carotid ultrasonography, or ankle-brachial index can predict recurrent CVD events...
  21. ncbi Risk factors for breast cancer in elderly women
    Carol Sweeney
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:868-75. 2004
    ..67, 95% CI: 0.51, 0.88 for five or more births compared with one or two). Obesity, a modifiable risk factor, remained positively associated with breast cancer for all age groups of postmenopausal women...
  22. ncbi Association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and the incidence of lung cancer in the Iowa women's health study
    Jennifer H Hayes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2226-31. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi Association of aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use with breast cancer
    Trista W Johnson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1586-91. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Coagulation factors, inflammation markers, and venous thromboembolism: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology (LITE)
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Med 113:636-42. 2002
    ..We sought to assess prospectively whether higher levels of blood coagulation factors and inflammation markers are risk factors for venous thromboembolism...
  25. ncbi Incidence of colorectal cancer in relation to glycemic index and load in a cohort of women
    Mary McCarl
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:892-6. 2006
    ..Elevated circulating insulin concentrations can increase insulin-like growth factor-1, and both of these hormones may have growth-promoting effects within the colorectum...
  26. ncbi The metabolic syndrome and risk of incident colorectal cancer
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer 107:28-36. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Heart rate-corrected QT interval prolongation predicts risk of coronary heart disease in black and white middle-aged men and women: the ARIC study
    Jacqueline M Dekker
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:565-71. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi Dietary risk factors for upper aerodigestive tract cancers
    Christine M Kasum
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:267-72. 2002
    ..These findings confirm previous observations that high intake of fruits and vegetables and that intake of whole grains and the fiber derived from them may reduce risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancers...
  29. ncbi Absolute and attributable risks of cardiovascular disease incidence in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: comparison of African American with white subjects--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:573-9. 2007
    ..Among white Americans, a large proportion of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events is explained by borderline or any elevated CVD risk factor levels. The degree to which this is true among African American subjects is unclear...
  30. pmc Hemostatic and inflammatory risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in a pooled cohort
    Jared D Sturgeon
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 39:2268-73. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify novel risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke (ICH)...
  31. pmc Antioxidant intake from fruits, vegetables and other sources and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Carrie A Thompson
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:992-1003. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these results support a role for vegetables, and perhaps fruits and associated antioxidants from food sources, as protective factors against the development of NHL and follicular lymphoma in particular...
  32. ncbi Risk factors for peripheral arterial disease incidence in persons with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 180:389-97. 2005
    ..Some risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have been identified, but little information is available on PAD risk factors in individuals with diabetes...
  33. ncbi Ankle-brachial index and hemostatic markers in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study cohort
    Laura M Reich
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Vasc Med 12:267-73. 2007
    ..56-4.65), for beta-TG was 1.80 (95% CI 1.12-2.88), and for CRP was 1.57 (95% CI 0.84-2.95). Plasma levels of hemostatic and inflammatory markers are elevated in PAD, suggesting these processes are involved in the pathophysiology of PAD...
  34. pmc The association of hip circumference with incident hip fracture in a cohort of postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Emily D Parker
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:836-41. 2008
    ..As the mean age of the U.S. population increases, the public health burden of osteoporotic fractures is expected to increase. This study prospectively examined the independent association of hip circumference with hip fracture...
  35. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and subsite-specific colorectal cancer incidence in the Iowa women's health study
    Amit Mahipal
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1785-90. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi Serum homocysteine, thermolabile variant of methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), and venous thromboembolism: Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE)
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Hematol 72:192-200. 2003
    ..74, 95% CI = 0.56-0.98). Our prospective data showed, at most, a weak relationship between homocysteine and VTE risk, with associations larger among younger participants. MTHFR C677T was not a risk factor for VTE...
  37. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and subsite-specific colorectal cancer risks in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Paul J Limburg
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:133-7. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi Electrocardiographic findings and incident coronary heart disease among participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Daniella B Machado
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1176-1181. 2006
    ..In conclusion, several 12-lead ECG findings were independently associated with incident CHD in middle-aged adults. With only a few exceptions, the associations were similar for blacks and whites...
  39. ncbi A hypothesis: interaction between supplemental iron intake and fermentation affecting the risk of colon cancer. The Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Nutr Cancer 48:1-5. 2004
    ..01). This hypothesis needs confirmation in other cohort studies because, despite the significant trend, only nine cases were included in the top category of > or = 50 mg supplemental iron, and this finding could have arisen by chance...
  40. ncbi Periodontitis and coronary artery calcification: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Sarah A Nakib
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Periodontol 75:505-10. 2004
    ..Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is an emerging marker for atherosclerosis, and past studies suggest that it predicts incident CHD in asymptomatic populations...
  41. ncbi Serum uric acid and risk of ischemic stroke: the ARIC Study
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 187:401-7. 2006
    ..We therefore investigated the relation between UA and ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study...
  42. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
    ..To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans...
  43. ncbi Anthropometric characteristics and risk of multiple myeloma
    Cindy K Blair
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Epidemiology 16:691-4. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined obesity and risk for multiple myeloma, and the results are inconsistent. Laboratory evidence suggests mechanisms through which obesity could influence carcinogenesis of this hematopoietic malignancy...
  44. pmc Dietary phosphorus, blood pressure, and incidence of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Hypertension 55:776-84. 2010
    ..04 (0.93 to 1.17; P for trend=0.48) for phosphorus from other foods. These findings could indicate an effect of phosphorus in conjunction with other dairy constituents or of dairy itself without involvement of phosphorus...
  45. pmc Associations between HDL-cholesterol and polymorphisms in hepatic lipase and lipoprotein lipase genes are modified by dietary fat intake in African American and White adults
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Atherosclerosis 194:e131-40. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these data show that plasma HDL-C differs according to LIPC, LPL, and CETP genotypes. In the case of LIPC and LPL, data suggest dietary fat modifies these relations...
  46. ncbi The association of physical activity with lung cancer incidence in a cohort of older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Penny Sinner
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2359-63. 2006
    ..We examined the potential association between physical activity and lung cancer in women...
  47. ncbi Risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in a pooled prospective study
    Jared D Sturgeon
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 38:2718-25. 2007
    ..We studied risk factors for ICH in a pooled cohort of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC) and the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)...
  48. pmc Associations of obesity measures with subtypes of ischemic stroke in the ARIC Study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Epidemiol 20:347-54. 2010
    ..Associations between obesity and lacunar, nonlacunar thrombotic, and cardioembolic stroke are not firmly established...
  49. pmc A genetic variant on chromosome 9p21 and incident heart failure in the ARIC study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1222-8. 2009
    ..We tested the association of chromosome 9p21 polymorphisms with non-coronary atherosclerotic diseases...
  50. ncbi Hyperinsulinemia, dyslipidemia, and obesity as risk factors for hospitalized gallbladder disease. A prospective study
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:131-40. 2002
    ..Determinants of hospitalized gallbladder disease were examined in a large, population-based cohort of men and women...
  51. ncbi Lack of association of physical activity and obesity with incident pancreatic cancer in elderly women
    Penny J Sinner
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1571-3. 2005
  52. ncbi Iron, zinc, and alcohol consumption and mortality from cardiovascular diseases: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:787-91. 2005
    ..The relation between iron status and atherosclerosis has long been a topic of debate...
  53. ncbi Occurrence of unrecognized myocardial infarction in subjects aged 45 to 65 years (the ARIC study)
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:927-31. 2002
    ..The percentage of unrecognized MIs in men and women was similar. The percentage of unrecognized MIs in the ARIC sample between 1987 and 1998 was slightly lower than previous estimates from other populations...
  54. ncbi Trends in hospitalization rate, hospital case fatality, and mortality rate of stroke by subtype in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 1980-2002
    Jared D Sturgeon
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 28:39-45. 2007
    ..Little information exists on trends in stroke subtypes. We examined trends in mortality, hospitalization rate, and hospital case fatality of stroke by subtype in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area from 1980 to 2002...
  55. ncbi CYP1B1 and CYP19 gene polymorphisms and breast cancer incidence: no association in the ARIC study
    Bharat Thyagarajan
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Lett 207:183-9. 2004
    ..Our data shows no association between breast cancer and the Leu432Val polymorphism of the CYP1B1 gene or the tetranucleotide repeats of the CYP19 gene...
  56. ncbi Reproductive risk factors for incident bladder cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1093-8. 2007
    ..This study provides evidence that increased risk of bladder cancer is associated with earlier age at menopause in postmenopausal women...
  57. pmc The association of alpha-fibrinogen Thr312Ala polymorphism and venous thromboembolism in the LITE study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 121:1-7. 2007
    ..However, the effect of this common variant on risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is unclear. This paper reports the association between the Thr312Ala variant and VTE in the LITE study...
  58. ncbi Lung function and ischemic stroke incidence: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Chest 130:1642-9. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relation between lung function and ischemic stroke incidence; none have studied African Americans...
  59. ncbi Kidney function and risk of peripheral arterial disease: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:629-36. 2007
    ..56 (95% CI 1.13 to 2.14). Patients with CKD are at increased risk for incident PAD. Development of strategies for screening and prevention of PAD in this high-risk population seems warranted...
  60. ncbi Anthropometric variables, physical activity, and incidence of ovarian cancer: The Iowa Women's Health Study
    Jeffrey P Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer 100:1515-21. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to extend investigation of potential associations in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort...
  61. pmc Associations of acculturation and socioeconomic status with subclinical cardiovascular disease in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1963-70. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi Risk factors for urinary bladder carcinoma in postmenopausal women. The Iowa Women's Health Study
    Apeksha Tripathi
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer 95:2316-23. 2002
    ..We evaluated prospectively the association of smoking and other potential risk factors with bladder carcinoma incidence in postmenopausal women...
  63. pmc Associations of factor VIIIc, D-dimer, and plasmin-antiplasmin with incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:349-53. 2009
    ..Instead, elevated levels of these three hemostatic factors were associated independently with increased risk of death. Elevated D-dimer and factor VIII(c) were associated with increased cancer death...
  64. ncbi Does supplemental vitamin C increase cardiovascular disease risk in women with diabetes?
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1194-200. 2004
    ..These observations led us to hypothesize that a high intake of vitamin C in diabetic persons might promote atherosclerosis...
  65. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors and venous thromboembolism incidence: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1182-9. 2002
    ..The association between traditional cardiovascular risk factors and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) has not been extensively examined in prospective studies...
  66. ncbi Lipoprotein(a) and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Stroke 37:1407-12. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between plasma Lp(a) levels and the incidence of ischemic stroke among blacks and whites...
  67. ncbi Estrogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota55454 1015, USA
    Epidemiology 15:100-4. 2004
    ..However, several subsequent studies have suggested that long-term ERT could increase ovarian cancer risk...
  68. ncbi Prospective study of fibrinolytic markers and venous thromboembolism
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:598-603. 2003
    ..There was weak evidence for an interaction of PAP with elevated factor VIIIc and elevated D-dimer in augmenting VTE risk. We conclude that, for the most part, these fibrinolytic markers do not identify healthy subjects at risk for VTE...
  69. pmc Chronic kidney disease increases risk for venous thromboembolism
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:135-40. 2008
    ..In conclusion, middle-aged and elderly patients with CKD (stages 3 through 4) are at increased risk for incident VTE, suggesting that VTE prophylaxis may be particularly important in this population...
  70. pmc Correlates and consequences of venous thromboembolism: The Iowa Women's Health Study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1506-13. 2010
    ..We sought to document incidence, case-fatality, and recurrence rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women and to explore the relationship of demographic, lifestyle, and anthropometric factors to VTE incidence...
  71. pmc Lack of association of soluble endothelial protein C receptor and PROCR 6936A/G polymorphism with the risk of venous thromboembolism in a prospective study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Br J Haematol 145:221-6. 2009
    ..51[1.01-2.26]). The 6963A/G polymorphism was not associated with VTE risk (OR = 0.93[0.70-1.25]). In conclusion, sEPCR levels and the PROCR 6963A/G polymorphism were not associated overall with increased risk of VTE...
  72. ncbi Magnesium intake and reduced risk of colon cancer in a prospective study of women
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:232-5. 2006
    ..If replicated by other observational studies, a clinical trial would be needed to determine whether it is magnesium, specifically, and not other aspects of the contributing foods, that may offer benefit...
  73. pmc Coronary artery calcification and myocardial perfusion in asymptomatic adults: the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Lu Wang
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1018-26. 2006
    ..This study assessed the cross-sectional association between coronary artery calcification (CAC) and myocardial perfusion in an asymptomatic population...
  74. ncbi Prospective study of polymorphisms of the protein Z-dependent protease inhibitor and risk of venous thromboembolism
    Aaron R Folsom
    Thromb Haemost 97:493-4. 2007
  75. ncbi Dietary linolenic acid and carotid atherosclerosis: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study
    Luc Djousse
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:819-25. 2003
    ..Dietary intake of linolenic acid is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease mortality. However, it is unknown whether linolenic acid is associated with a lower risk of carotid atherosclerosis...
  76. ncbi Low-grade systemic inflammation and the development of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Bruce B Duncan
    Graduate Studies Program in Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Diabetes 52:1799-805. 2003
    ..7 (P for linear trend = 0.008). In conclusion, a low-grade inflammation predicts incident type 2 diabetes. The association is absent in smokers and African-Americans...
  77. ncbi Functional limitations in elderly female cancer survivors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:521-9. 2006
    ..The elderly population, including many who are long-term cancer survivors, is increasing. Aspects of quality of life in elderly cancer survivors are not well understood...
  78. pmc The association of spatial T wave axis deviation with incident coronary events. The ARIC cohort
    Georgeta D Vaidean
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:2. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi Nut consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Emily D Parker
    JAMA 290:38-9; author reply 39-40. 2003
  80. ncbi Traditional and nontraditional risk factors predict coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:529-38. 2005
    ..CHD risk factors in the general population remain predictive among patients with CKD. Given the high risk for CHD among patients with CKD, control of these risk factors may have a substantial impact on their excess burden of CHD...
  81. ncbi Risk factors for coronary heart disease in African Americans: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study, 1987-1997
    Daniel W Jones
    Division of Hypertension, Department of Medicine, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2565-71. 2002
    ....
  82. pmc The association of alcohol consumption with coronary heart disease mortality and cancer incidence varies by smoking history
    Jon O Ebbert
    Nicotine Research Center, Division of Community Internal Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:14-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of alcohol on coronary heart disease (CHD), cancer incidence, and cancer mortality by smoking history...
  83. ncbi Race-gender differences in the association of trait anger with subclinical carotid artery atherosclerosis: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Janice E Williams
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1296-304. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these findings document disparate race-gender patterns in the association of trait anger with subclinical carotid artery atherosclerosis...
  84. ncbi Interaction of dietary folate intake, alcohol, and risk of hormone receptor-defined breast cancer in a prospective study of postmenopausal women
    Thomas A Sellers
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1104-7. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi Risk factor groupings related to insulin resistance and their synergistic effects on subclinical atherosclerosis: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 51:3069-76. 2002
    ..Interventions aimed at ameliorating the IRS may produce reductions in atherosclerotic risk beyond that predicted by treatment of individual IRS-related risk factors...
  86. ncbi Serum insulin and glucose levels and breast cancer incidence: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Pamela J Mink
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:349-52. 2002
    ..39, 95% confidence interval: 0.86, 2.23). Circulating insulin levels were not predictive of future breast cancer incidence, but there may be a weak association with type 2 diabetes, perhaps modulated via increased adiposity...
  87. ncbi The association of atherosclerosis, vascular risk factors, and retinopathy in adults with diabetes : the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Ronald Klein
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:1225-34. 2002
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the prevalence of retinopathy and its associations with atherosclerosis and vascular risk factors in people with diabetes...
  88. ncbi Dietary catechins and cancer incidence among postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study (United States)
    Ilja C W Arts
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 13:373-82. 2002
    ..We investigated whether a high intake of catechins are associated with cancer incidence among postmenopausal women...
  89. ncbi ADD1 460W allele associated with cardiovascular disease in hypertensive individuals
    Alanna C Morrison
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Hypertension 39:1053-7. 2002
    ..An interaction with hypertension in the association between the ADD1 G460W polymorphism and cardiovascular disease merits further testing in additional populations...
  90. ncbi Physical activity and stroke risk: a meta-analysis
    Chong Do Lee
    Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences, West Texas A and M University, Canyon, TX 79016, USA
    Stroke 34:2475-81. 2003
    ..Whether physical activity reduces stroke risk remains controversial. We used a meta-analysis to examine the overall association between physical activity or cardiorespiratory fitness and stroke incidence or mortality...
  91. ncbi Coronary heart disease risk prediction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Lloyd E Chambless
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, CB 8300, 137 East Franklin Street, Suite 400, Bank of America Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:880-90. 2003
    ..These factors substantially improved prediction of future CHD for men, less for women, and also increased attributable risks...
  92. pmc The association of the ankle-brachial index with incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study, 1987-2001
    Beth D Weatherley
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, P, O, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:3. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi Relation between intake of vitamins C and E and risk of diabetic retinopathy in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Amy E Millen
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 610 North Walnut Street, 405 WARF Building, Madison, WI 53705 2197, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:865-73. 2004
    ..The potential protective effect of vitamins C and E against the development of diabetic retinopathy has not been thoroughly evaluated in epidemiologic studies...
  94. ncbi CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: report from the population science discussion group
    Stephen P Fortmann
    Circulation 110:e554-9. 2004
    ..Although considerable work has been published since this review was completed, the perspectives and issues presented are still useful in evaluating the use of inflammation markers for risk stratisfication and prevention...
  95. ncbi Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology
    Mary Cushman
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Am J Med 117:19-25. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts representing regions of the United States...
  96. ncbi Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1015-22. 2004
    ..Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, results from epidemiologic studies of intake of calcium or dairy foods and colorectal cancer risk have been inconclusive...
  97. ncbi Adherence to the AICR cancer prevention recommendations and subsequent morbidity and mortality in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort
    James R Cerhan
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1114-20. 2004
    ....
  98. doi Risk factor associations with the presence of a lipid core in carotid plaque of asymptomatic individuals using high-resolution MRI: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Bruce A Wasserman
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Stroke 39:329-35. 2008
    ..Atheroma vulnerability to rupture is increased in the presence of a large lipid core. Factors associated with a lipid core in the general population have not been studied...
  99. pmc NOS3 polymorphisms, cigarette smoking, and cardiovascular disease risk: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Craig R Lee
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 16:891-9. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether cigarette smoking modified the association between NOS3 polymorphisms and risk of coronary heart disease or stroke...
  100. ncbi Heme iron, zinc, alcohol consumption, and colon cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:403-7. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi Cardiovascular events in diabetic and nondiabetic adults with or without history of myocardial infarction
    Chong Do Lee
    Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences, West Texas A and M University, Canyon, Tex, USA
    Circulation 109:855-60. 2004
    ..We compared risks of CHD and stroke events and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetic and nondiabetic men and women with and without a history of MI...

Research Grants29

  1. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Continuation of this comprehensive prospective study will provide additional important epidemiologic insights into the etiology of VTE. This could lead to new strategies for prevention or treatment of VTE. ..
  2. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CANCER IN A COHORT OF OLDER WOMEN
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S. Specific Populations) and on survival (PA-98-027 Cancer Survival Studies in Established Epidemiologic Cohorts). The information that the IWHS will provide could be valuable in the control of this major public health problem. ..
  3. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Continuation of this comprehensive prospective study will provide additional important epidemiologic insights into the etiology of VTE. This could lead to new strategies for prevention or treatment of VTE. ..
  4. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CANCER IN A COHORT OF OLDER WOMEN
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With this progressive approach, continued funding of the IWHS should prove to be of value in the control of this major public health problem. ..
  5. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CANCER IN A COHORT OF OLDER WOMEN
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With this progressive approach, continued funding of the IWHS should prove to be of value in the control of this major public health problem. ..
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND PULMONARY EMBOLISM
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  7. DISTRIBUTION OF BODY FAT AND CANCER RISK IN WOMEN
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The proposed project will provide new information on the risk of cancer in older women. This information could be valuable in the primary prevention of disease...
  8. DISTRIBUTION OF BODY FAT AND CANCER RISK IN WOMEN
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The proposed project will provide new information on the risk of cancer in older women. This information could be valuable in the primary prevention of this major public health problem. ..
  9. Epidemiology of Venous Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolism
    Aaron Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is designed to provide new information on genetic risk for VTE, with potential implications for prevention and treatment of VTE. ..