Suzanne E Judd

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of duration of residence in the southeastern United States with chronic kidney disease may differ by race: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study
    Laura Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:17. 2013
  2. pmc Self-report of stroke, transient ischemic attack, or stroke symptoms and risk of future stroke in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Stroke 44:55-60. 2013
  3. pmc 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 reduces systolic blood pressure in hypertensive adults: a pilot feasibility study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:445-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin d therapy and cardiovascular health
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 13:187-91. 2011
  5. pmc Heavy drinking is associated with poor blood pressure control in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1601-12. 2011
  6. pmc Racial differences in the impact of elevated systolic blood pressure on stroke risk
    George Howard
    Departments of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:46-51. 2013
  7. pmc Traditional risk factors as the underlying cause of racial disparities in stroke: lessons from the half-full (empty?) glass
    George Howard
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, 1665 University Blvd, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Stroke 42:3369-75. 2011
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors in CKD associate with both ESRD and mortality
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, 1665 University Boulevard, Suite 230J, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:1159-65. 2013
  9. pmc Racial differences in albuminuria, kidney function, and risk of stroke
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ
    Departments of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurology 79:1686-92. 2012
  10. pmc Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:23. 2013

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Publications30

  1. pmc Association of duration of residence in the southeastern United States with chronic kidney disease may differ by race: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study
    Laura Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:17. 2013
    ..We postulated that a similar association would exist for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  2. pmc Self-report of stroke, transient ischemic attack, or stroke symptoms and risk of future stroke in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Stroke 44:55-60. 2013
    ..However, the relative magnitude of increased stroke risk has not been described across the symptomatic spectrum: (1) asymptomatic, (2) stroke symptoms (SS) only, (3) TIA, (4) distant stroke (DS), and (5) recent stroke (RS)...
  3. pmc 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 reduces systolic blood pressure in hypertensive adults: a pilot feasibility study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:445-7. 2010
    ..Results from this pilot study suggests that active vitamin D therapy may be an effective short-term intervention for reducing blood pressure and needs to be explored further in larger controlled studies...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin d therapy and cardiovascular health
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 13:187-91. 2011
    ..Studies examining the benefit of vitamin D supplementation are now beginning, but future studies considering calcitriol and analogue therapy also seem warranted...
  5. pmc Heavy drinking is associated with poor blood pressure control in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1601-12. 2011
    ..These data suggest heavy alcohol consumption is associated with poor BP control and that heavy drinkers may want to consider limiting alcohol intake in order to manage hypertension...
  6. pmc Racial differences in the impact of elevated systolic blood pressure on stroke risk
    George Howard
    Departments of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:46-51. 2013
    ..Between the ages 45 and 65 years, incident stroke is 2 to 3 times more common in blacks than in whites, a difference not explained by traditional stroke risk factors...
  7. pmc Traditional risk factors as the underlying cause of racial disparities in stroke: lessons from the half-full (empty?) glass
    George Howard
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, 1665 University Blvd, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Stroke 42:3369-75. 2011
    ..Black/white disparities in stroke incidence are well documented, but few studies have assessed the contributions to the disparity. Here we assess the contribution of "traditional" risk factors...
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors in CKD associate with both ESRD and mortality
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, 1665 University Boulevard, Suite 230J, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:1159-65. 2013
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  9. pmc Racial differences in albuminuria, kidney function, and risk of stroke
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ
    Departments of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurology 79:1686-92. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the joint associations of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and urinary albumin excretion with incident stroke in a large national cohort study...
  10. pmc Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:23. 2013
    ..Assessment tools to identify high risk individuals may improve the harm versus benefit profile of screening ECGs. In particular, people with unrecognized myocardial infarction (UMI) have elevated risk for cardiovascular events and death...
  11. pmc What stroke symptoms tell us: association of risk factors and individual stroke symptoms in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Liyan Gao
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:411-6. 2012
    ..Stroke symptoms are common among people without a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack; however, it is unknown if particular attention should be focused on specific symptoms for subgroups of patients...
  12. pmc Inflammation biomarkers and risk of all-cause mortality in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke cohort
    Edmond K Kabagambe
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:284-92. 2011
    ..Adding the 3 inflammation biomarkers to a fully adjusted model improved risk discrimination by 23.7% (95% confidence interval: 9.3, 39.9). Measurement of more than 1 biomarker is more useful in risk prediction than single biomarkers...
  13. pmc Imputation of incident events in longitudinal cohort studies
    George Howard
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ryals Building, Room 327D, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:718-26. 2011
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  14. pmc The relationship between long-term sunlight radiation and cognitive decline in the REGARDS cohort study
    Shia T Kent
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Biometeorol 58:361-70. 2014
    ..Lastly, we found that males had an OR = 1.43 (95 % CI: 1.22, 1.69), and females had an OR = 1.02 (0.87, 1.20). We found that lower levels of solar radiation were associated with increased odds of incident cognitive impairment. ..
  15. pmc Short- and long-term sunlight radiation and stroke incidence
    Shia T Kent
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ann Neurol 73:32-7. 2013
    ..Examine whether long- and short-term sunlight radiation is related to stroke incidence...
  16. pmc Disparities in stroke incidence contributing to disparities in stroke mortality
    Virginia J Howard
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Ann Neurol 69:619-27. 2011
    ..We provide national estimates of stroke incidence by race and region, contrasting these to publicly available stroke mortality data...
  17. pmc Intake of trans fat and incidence of stroke in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort
    James N Kiage
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN JNK, LL, and EKK the Departments of Epidemiology VJH and Biostatistics PDM and SEJ, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN KH and the Departments of Medicine and Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT MC
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:1071-6. 2014
    ..Except for the Women's Health Initiative-Observational Study, most studies that directly assessed the association between TFA intake and stroke yielded null results...
  18. pmc Sunlight exposure and cardiovascular risk factors in the REGARDS study: a cross-sectional split-sample analysis
    Shia T Kent
    Department of Biostatistics, 1665 University Blvd, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35294, Alabama
    BMC Neurol 14:133. 2014
    ..We examined whether increased sunlight exposure was related to improved cardiovascular risk factor status...
  19. pmc Incidence of stroke symptoms among adults with chronic kidney disease: results from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:166-73. 2012
    ..Reduced glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria are associated with an increased risk for stroke. Their association with stroke symptoms is not known...
  20. pmc Life's Simple 7 and risk of incident stroke: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study
    Ambar Kulshreshtha
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Stroke 44:1909-14. 2013
    ..The American Heart Association developed Life's Simple 7 (LS7) as a metric defining cardiovascular health. We investigated the association between LS7 and incident stroke in black and white Americans...
  21. ncbi request reprint The American Heart Association life's simple 7 and incident cognitive impairment: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Evan L Thacker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL E L T, V J H Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT E L T
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000635. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that better Life's Simple 7 scores are associated with lower incidence of cognitive impairment...
  22. pmc Metabolic subtypes and risk of mortality in normal weight, overweight, and obese individuals with CKD
    Lynae J Hanks
    Departments of Medicine, Nutrition Sciences, Epidemiology, and, Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, Department of Preventive Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:2064-71. 2013
    ..Higher body mass index (BMI) is paradoxically associated with lower mortality in persons with CKD, but whether cardiometabolic abnormalities modulate this association is unclear...
  23. pmc The geographic distribution of obesity in the US and the potential regional differences in misreporting of obesity
    Anh Le
    Department of Biostatistics, UAB School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:300-6. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Geographic patterns in the prevalence of obesity based on self-reported height and weight may be misleading, and have implications for current policy proposals. ..
  24. pmc Favorite foods of older adults living in the Black Belt Region of the United States. Influences of ethnicity, gender, and education
    Yongbin Yang
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Appetite 63:18-23. 2013
    ..Findings have implications for understanding health disparities that may be associated with diet and development of culturally-appropriate nutrition interventions...
  25. pmc Association of dietary sodium and potassium intakes with albuminuria in normal-weight, overweight, and obese participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Kristal J Aaron
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1071-8. 2011
    ..Among obese adults, sodium intake has been associated with cardiovascular disease. Few data are available on sodium intake and albuminuria, a marker of kidney damage and risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  26. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and risk for cardiovascular disease
    Suzanne E Judd
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:40-4. 2009
    ..This review will examine the epidemiologic and clinical evidence for vitamin D deficiency as a cardiovascular risk factor and explore potential mechanisms for the cardioprotective effect of vitamin D...
  27. pmc Intake of trans fat and all-cause mortality in the Reasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort
    James N Kiage
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1121-8. 2013
    ..The relation between trans fat intake and all-cause mortality has not been established...
  28. pmc Low medication adherence and hypertension control among adults with CKD: data from the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:447-57. 2010
    ..Low adherence to antihypertensive medication is an important barrier to achieving blood pressure control. Few data are available for medication adherence in adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  29. pmc Physical activity frequency and risk of incident stroke in a national US study of blacks and whites
    Michelle N McDonnell
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Stroke 44:2519-24. 2013
    ..Regular physical activity (PA) is an important recommendation for stroke prevention. We compared the associations of self-reported PA with incident stroke in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study...
  30. pmc Development and validation of a self-assessment tool for albuminuria: results from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:196-205. 2011
    ..The prevalence of albuminuria in the general population is high, but awareness of it is low. Therefore, we sought to develop and validate a self-assessment tool that allows individuals to estimate their probability of having albuminuria...