Elisa Lee

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in HDL ApoC-III in American Indian youth
    Piers R Blackett
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OU Children s Physician s Bldg, 1200 N Phillips Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73104, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 3:18. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A cardiovascular risk reduction program for American Indians with metabolic syndrome: the Balance Study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:187-96. 2012
  3. pmc Linkage study of fibrinogen levels: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:77. 2008
  4. pmc Diabetes-specific genetic effects on obesity traits in American Indian populations: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:90. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic and other factors determining mannose-binding lectin levels in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:5. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of coronary heart disease in a population with high prevalence of diabetes and albuminuria: the Strong Heart Study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Circulation 113:2897-905. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in American Indians aged 5-40 years: the Cherokee diabetes study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:696-704. 2004
  8. pmc A longitudinal study of risk factors for incident albuminuria in diabetic American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Jiaqiong Xu
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:415-24. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Characterization of the metabolic syndrome by apolipoproteins in the Oklahoma Cherokee
    Petar Alaupovic
    Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 3:193-9. 2008
  10. pmc Apolipoproteins A-I, B, and C-III in young adult Cherokee with metabolic syndrome with or without type 2 diabetes
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 7:38-42. 2013

Research Grants

  1. The Strong Heart Study, Phase V
    Elisa Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Native Healthy Lifestyle: A Return to Balance
    Elisa Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Sex differences in HDL ApoC-III in American Indian youth
    Piers R Blackett
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OU Children s Physician s Bldg, 1200 N Phillips Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73104, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 3:18. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint A cardiovascular risk reduction program for American Indians with metabolic syndrome: the Balance Study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:187-96. 2012
    ..The duration of the intervention is 24 months. Several outcome variables will be compared between the two groups to assess the effectiveness of the intervention program...
  3. pmc Linkage study of fibrinogen levels: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:77. 2008
    ..The Strong Heart Study has demonstrated an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in the American Indian population, and therefore represents an important source for genetic-epidemiological investigations...
  4. pmc Diabetes-specific genetic effects on obesity traits in American Indian populations: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:90. 2008
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  5. pmc Genetic and other factors determining mannose-binding lectin levels in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:5. 2009
    ..The genetic control of MBL2 expression is complex and genetic background effects in specific populations are largely unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of coronary heart disease in a population with high prevalence of diabetes and albuminuria: the Strong Heart Study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Circulation 113:2897-905. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in American Indians aged 5-40 years: the Cherokee diabetes study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:696-704. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and to study several potential risk factors for type 2 diabetes among Oklahoma Cherokees aged 5 to 40 years...
  8. pmc A longitudinal study of risk factors for incident albuminuria in diabetic American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Jiaqiong Xu
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:415-24. 2008
    ..There have been no studies that use longitudinal data with more than 2 measurements and methods of longitudinal data analysis to identify risk factors for incident albuminuria over time more effectively...
  9. doi request reprint Characterization of the metabolic syndrome by apolipoproteins in the Oklahoma Cherokee
    Petar Alaupovic
    Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 3:193-9. 2008
    ..The Cherokee have a high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, which is associated with atherosclerotic lipoprotein particles containing apolipoprotein C-III and B...
  10. pmc Apolipoproteins A-I, B, and C-III in young adult Cherokee with metabolic syndrome with or without type 2 diabetes
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 7:38-42. 2013
    ..We evaluated apolipoproteins as possible distinguishing markers in the Oklahoma Cherokee...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) in American Indians is low and not independently associated with cardiovascular disease. The Strong Heart Study
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:107-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate the distribution of lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) and assess its association to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in American Indians...
  12. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient intake and glycemic control in a population-based sample of American Indians with diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Jiaqiong Xu
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:480-7. 2007
    ..Little research has explored the association of macronutrient intake and glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) in adults with diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint ApoC-III bound to apoB-containing lipoproteins increase with insulin resistance in Cherokee Indian youth
    Piers R Blackett
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Metabolism 54:180-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that increases in LpB:C-III in childhood and adolescence are associated with insulin resistance and obesity supporting the need for prevention programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlation between lipoprotein(a) and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Cherokee Indians: the Cherokee Diabetes Study
    Wenyu Wang
    College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 73190 5005, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:390-7. 2005
    ..To study the age and gender effects on the distribution of lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] and its relationship with other cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes risk factors in the participants of the Cherokee Diabetes Study (CDS) (1995-2000)...
  15. pmc Tobacco use among American Indians in Oklahoma: an epidemiologic view
    June E Eichner
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:192-9. 2005
    ..This study is a comparison of tobacco use findings in the 1990s among American Indians in Oklahoma, a state with a large and diverse American Indian population (39 tribes)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy prevalence and cardiovascular disease risk factors in American Indian women
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Maturitas 52:328-36. 2005
    ..We investigated hysterectomy prevalence and associated demographic and reproductive factors among American Indian women. The association between hysterectomy and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors was also examined...
  17. pmc Incidence and risk factors for stroke in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Circulation 118:1577-84. 2008
    ..There are few published data on the incidence of fatal and nonfatal stroke in American Indians. The aims of this observational study were to determine the incidence of stroke and to elucidate stroke risk factors among American Indians...
  18. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of hypertension risk factors and their relation to cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Hypertension 47:403-9. 2006
    ..74 times higher risk of developing hypertension/cardiovascular disease than normotensive participants. Age, diabetes, and macro/microalbuminuria were independently significant risk factors of both hypertension and cardiovascular disease...
  19. pmc Fasting plasma glucose and hemoglobin A1c in identifying and predicting diabetes: the strong heart study
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:363-8. 2011
    ..To compare fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and HbA(1c) in identifying and predicting type 2 diabetes in a population with high rates of diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of coronary heart disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Jiaqiong Xu
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:894-902. 2006
    ..The results of previous studies on the association between dietary fat intake and coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence are inconsistent...
  21. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria within the "normal" range and risk of cardiovascular disease and death in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Jiaqiong Xu
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:208-16. 2007
    ..4 mg/mmol). Whether higher UACR within this range independently predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD death is uncertain...
  22. doi request reprint Models of population-based analyses for data collected from large extended families
    Wenyu Wang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:855-65. 2010
    ..We also discuss theoretical issues of the proposed models and show that the proposed models and covariance structure are appropriate for and capable of achieving the aim...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prehypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease risk in a population-based sample: the Strong Heart Study
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Hypertension 47:410-4. 2006
    ..Clinical investigation of more aggressive interventions, such as drug treatment for blood pressure control for prehypertensive individuals with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or diabetes is warranted...
  24. ncbi request reprint Using HbA(1c) to improve efficacy of the american diabetes association fasting plasma glucose criterion in screening for new type 2 diabetes in American Indians: the strong heart study
    Wenyu Wang
    College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1365-70. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of diabetes in American Indians of three geographic areas: the Strong Heart Study
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:49-54. 2002
    ..To estimate incidence rates of diabetes and associated risk factors among participants of the Strong Heart Study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of acanthosis nigricans with hyperinsulinemia compared with other selected risk factors for type 2 diabetes in Cherokee Indians: the Cherokee Diabetes Study
    Martha L Stoddart
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Public Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1009-14. 2002
    ..To report prevalence rates of acanthosis nigricans (AN) and hyperinsulinemia and the association of AN with hyperinsulinemia compared with other known or suspected risk factors for type 2 diabetes in young American Indians...
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations of postmenopausal hormone therapy with markers of hemostasis and inflammation and lipid profiles in diabetic and nondiabetic american Indian women: the strong heart study
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma HSC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:155-63. 2004
    ..To examine the associations of postmenopausal hormone therapy (PHT) with indicators of hemostasis and inflammation and with lipid profiles in American Indian women and to determine if diabetes modifies these associations...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of estrogen use on levels of glucose and insulin and the risk of type 2 diabetes in american Indian postmenopausal women : the strong heart study
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center HSC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:500-4. 2002
    ..To examine the associations between estrogen use and levels of insulin and glucose as well as the effect of estrogen use on the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Estimating means of a set of measures from small samples by using multivariate composite estimating concept-the Strong Heart Study
    Wenyu Wang
    College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma HSC, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:280-5. 2003
    ..An application to the Strong Heart Study baseline exam data is provided...
  30. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment and eye abnormalities in Oklahoma Indians
    Elisa T Lee
    Center for American Indian Health Research and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1699-704. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of visual impairment and eye abnormalities in Oklahoma Indians...
  31. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and high-density lipoproteins in Cherokee Indian children and adolescents
    Piers R Blackett
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:472-7. 2005
    ..The early onset of HDL lowering in these Native American children and adolescents, particularly boys, warrants intervention strategies to prevent obesity and associated cardiovascular risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of metabolic syndrome by different definitions in a population with high prevalence of obesity and diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1851-6. 2007
    ..This study analyzed which definition of the metabolic syndrome is more predictive of cardiovascular events in both diabetic and nondiabetic members of a population-based sample...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic significance of wall-motion abnormalities in adults without clinically recognized cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Silvana Cicala
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 116:143-50. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine whether echocardiographic WM abnormalities predict subsequent cardiovascular events in a population-based sample...
  34. ncbi request reprint Heritability of carotid artery structure and function: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1698-703. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the genetic and environmental contributions to carotid artery structure and function in 3 large groups of American Indians...
  35. ncbi request reprint Utility of the myocardial performance index in a population with high prevalences of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension: the strong heart study
    Rakesh K Mishra
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Echocardiography 24:340-7. 2007
    ..There are scant data on the correlates and prognostic value of MPI in a population without overt cardiovascular (CV) disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin phenotype is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: The Strong Heart Study
    Andrew P Levy
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1984-90. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if the haptoglobin phenotype was predictive of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetic mellitus (DM)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Aging and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in older American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Dorothy A Rhoades
    Native Elder Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:87-94. 2007
    ..To describe longitudinal changes in the prevalence of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in aging American Indians...
  38. ncbi request reprint Examination of lower targets for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and blood pressure in diabetes--the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study (SANDS)
    Marie Russell
    Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am Heart J 152:867-75. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Asthma in American Indian adults: the Strong Heart Study
    Anne E Dixon
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, 111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Chest 131:1323-30. 2007
    ..Characterization of the impact of asthma among American Indian adults is necessary in order to design appropriate clinical and preventive measures...
  40. ncbi request reprint The ratio of mitral deceleration time to E-wave velocity and mitral deceleration slope outperform deceleration time alone in predicting cardiovascular outcomes: the Strong Heart Study
    Rakesh K Mishra
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1300-6. 2007
    ..It is not known whether deceleration time normalized for E-velocity or its inverse (deceleration slope) better predicts cardiovascular (CV) events compared with deceleration time or E-velocity alone...
  41. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on aortic root size in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Jonathan N Bella
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1008-11. 2002
    ..Echocardiographic screening of family members with aortic root dilatation may identify other individuals predisposed to aortic dissection or rupture...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of lower targets for blood pressure and LDL cholesterol on atherosclerosis in diabetes: the SANDS randomized trial
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute, 6495 New Hampshire Ave, Suite 201, Hyattsville, MD 20783, USA
    JAMA 299:1678-89. 2008
    ..Individuals with diabetes are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), but more aggressive targets for risk factor control have not been tested...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gallbladder disease in American Indian populations: findings from the Strong Heart Study
    James E Everhart
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD 20892 5450, USA
    Hepatology 35:1507-12. 2002
    ..Body mass index was not independently associated with GBD in either sex. In conclusion, GBD was found in epidemic proportions in diverse American Indian populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Associations of insulin levels with left ventricular structure and function in American Indians: the strong heart study
    Arzu Ilercil
    Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes 51:1543-7. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors among American Indians. The Strong Heart Study
    Thomas K Welty
    Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen s Health Board, Rapid City, SD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:97-106. 2002
    ..This study describes changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in older American Indians over a 4-year period...
  46. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of lipoprotein lipids and apoproteins in predicting coronary heart disease in diabetic American Indians. The Strong Heart Study
    Dongsheng Hu
    From MedStar Research Institute and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:79-85. 2002
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of lipoprotein lipids and apoproteins in predicting coronary heart disease (CHD) in diabetic American Indians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Principal component analysis of the T wave and prediction of cardiovascular mortality in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Peter M Okin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 105:714-9. 2002
    ..However, principal component analysis (PCA) of the T-wave vector loop may more accurately represent repolarization abnormalities than QTd...
  48. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular disease risk in American Indians: the strong heart family study
    Kari E North
    Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:303-14. 2003
    ..34)). These results suggest that heredity explains a substantial proportion of the variability of CVD risk factors and that these heritabilities are large enough to warrant a search for major risk factor genes...
  49. ncbi request reprint A quantitative trait loci-specific gene-by-sex interaction on systolic blood pressure among American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bank of America Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 3628, USA
    Hypertension 48:266-70. 2006
    ..8 in women). Accounting for interaction with sex improved our ability to detect QTLs and demonstrated the importance of considering genotype-by-sex interaction in our search for blood pressure genes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of albuminuria with systolic and diastolic left ventricular dysfunction in type 2 diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Jennifer E Liu
    Division of Cardiology, Box 222, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2022-8. 2003
    ..We sought to compare systolic and diastolic function in American Indians with diabetes mellitus (DM) based on albuminuria status...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evidence for genetic factors underlying the insulin resistance syndrome in american indians
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obes Res 11:1444-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that heredity explains a substantial proportion of the variability of the factors that underlie the insulin resistance syndrome in American Indians and that these factors are genetically independent...
  52. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic repolarization complexity and abnormality predict all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in diabetes: the strong heart study
    Peter M Okin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes 53:434-40. 2004
    ..32-3.12) predicted all-cause mortality. Computerized ECG measures of repolarization abnormality and complexity predict CV and all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes, supporting their use to identify high-risk individuals with diabetes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Normalization for body size and population-attributable risk of left ventricular hypertrophy: the Strong Heart Study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Division of Cardiology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:191-6. 2005
    ..The presence of LVH detected by these indices predicts increased cardiovascular (CV) events. Whether different indexations of LVH differ in their ability to predict excess risk is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint Genetic determination of acute phase reactant levels: the strong heart study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Hum Hered 58:112-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relative contributions of genetic and environmental factors influencing basal serum levels of APRs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of blood pressure with blood viscosity in american indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 45:625-30. 2005
    ..42; P<0.0001). Thus, under normal physiological conditions, in vivo WBV is negatively related pulse pressure. In contrast, the presence of arterial hypertension makes this relation less evident...
  56. ncbi request reprint Combined echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and electrocardiographic ST depression improve prediction of mortality in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Peter M Okin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 43:769-74. 2004
    ..These findings support the value of combining Echo-LVH and ECG-STD to improve risk stratification. These findings require verification in other populations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidence of lower-extremity amputation in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Helaine E Resnick
    Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, MedStar Research Institute, 6495 New Hampshire Ave, Suite 201, Hyattsville, MD 20783, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1885-91. 2004
    ..To define incidence and predictors of nontraumatic lower-extremity amputation (LEA) in a diverse cohort of American Indians with diabetes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a population-based sample of American Indians aged 51 to 77 years (the Strong Heart Study)
    Barry J Maron
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1510-4. 2004
    ..This prevalence was similar to that reported in other general populations comprised of younger subjects of other races, offering evidence that HC is a relatively common genetic disease with widespread occurrence within the United States...
  59. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in a population with a high prevalence of diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Circulation 112:1289-95. 2005
    ..CVD accounts for a large proportion of mortality and morbidity in American Indians; we sought to test the association of CRP and CVD in a population-based American Indian cohort 45 to 74 years old...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of rheumatic heart disease in American Indians (the Strong Heart Study)
    Wendy L Schaffer
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1379-82. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and glycemia in American Indians: the strong heart study
    Weiquan Lu
    MedStar Research Institute and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Metabolism 52:129-35. 2003
    ..Thus, alcohol intake does not appear to be a determinant of diabetes risk in this population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on cardiac geometry and function in a population of adolescents: the Strong Heart Study
    Marcello Chinali
    Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2267-73. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Evidence for distinct genetic effects on obesity and lipid-related CVD risk factors in diabetic compared to nondiabetic American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Bank of America Center, North Carolina 27514 3628, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 19:140-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to determine whether the genetic effects on CVD risk factors in the SHFS are different in diabetic and nondiabetic individuals...
  64. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease risk equivalence in diabetes depends on concomitant risk factors
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:391-7. 2006
    ..Diabetes has been defined as a coronary heart disease (CHD) risk equivalent, and more aggressive treatment goals have been proposed for diabetic patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint Left atrial diameter as an independent predictor of first clinical cardiovascular events in middle-aged and elderly adults: the Strong Heart Study (SHS)
    Jorge R Kizer
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 151:412-8. 2006
    ..Less is known about the predictive ability of anteroposterior LA diameter, a simpler measure of LA size obtained routinely during echocardiographic evaluation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for arterial hypertension in adults with initial optimal blood pressure: the Strong Heart Study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 47:162-7. 2006
    ..Possible implications of these findings for primary cardiovascular prevention should be tested in prospective studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Left atrial systolic force and cardiovascular outcome. The Strong Heart Study
    Marcello Chinali
    Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1570-6; discussion 1577. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether LASF adds to prognostic prediction of other markers of preclinical cardiovascular disease in a population with a high prevalence of hypertension and diabetes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Linkage analysis of factors underlying insulin resistance: Strong Heart Family Study
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Bank of America Center, 137 E Franklin Street, Suite 306, NC 27514, USA
    Obes Res 13:1877-84. 2005
    ..The corroboration of existing QTLs will bring us closer to the identification of the functional genes that predispose to IR...
  69. ncbi request reprint Repolarization abnormality for prediction of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Peter M Okin
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:945-51. 2005
    ..However, whether these T-wave descriptors provide prognostic information beyond QTc and the PCA ratio has not been examined...
  70. ncbi request reprint Relation of lower-extremity amputation to all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Helaine E Resnick
    Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, MedStar Research Institute, 6495 New Hampshire Ave, Suite 201, Hyattsville, MD 20783
    Diabetes Care 27:1286-93. 2004
    ..To compare risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in people with a lower-extremity amputation (LEA) attributable to diabetes and people without an LEA...

Research Grants5

  1. The Strong Heart Study, Phase V
    Elisa Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..SHS is valuable because it provides information on how diabetes leads to diseases of the heart and blood vessels that will be useful in many populations who now have high rates of diabetes. (End of Abstract) ..
  2. Native Healthy Lifestyle: A Return to Balance
    Elisa Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe it has a high probability of success and is highly sustainable in the community after the termination of this research study. ..