E B Levitan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Claims-based algorithms for identifying Medicare beneficiaries at high estimated risk for coronary heart disease events: a cross-sectional study
    Evan L Thacker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:195. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Calcium, magnesium and potassium intake and mortality in women with heart failure: the Women's Health Initiative
    Emily B Levitan
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Epidemiology, 1530 3rd Avenue South, RPHB 230K, Birmingham, AL 35924 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 110:179-85. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Cardioprotective medication use and risk factor control among US adults with unrecognized myocardial infarction: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:47-55. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Blood pressure measurement device, number and timing of visits, and intra-individual visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:744-50. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid and heart failure in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 230K, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 108:1300-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and incidence of heart failure in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:414-8. 2011
  8. pmc Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and incidence of heart failure events: a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:65-71. 2010
  9. pmc Fatty fish, marine omega-3 fatty acids and incidence of heart failure
    E B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 39294, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:587-94. 2010
  10. pmc Dietary glycaemic index, dietary glycaemic load and incidence of myocardial infarction in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 230K, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 103:1049-55. 2010

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Claims-based algorithms for identifying Medicare beneficiaries at high estimated risk for coronary heart disease events: a cross-sectional study
    Evan L Thacker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:195. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint Calcium, magnesium and potassium intake and mortality in women with heart failure: the Women's Health Initiative
    Emily B Levitan
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Epidemiology, 1530 3rd Avenue South, RPHB 230K, Birmingham, AL 35924 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 110:179-85. 2013
    ..In summary, among WHI participants with incident HF hospitalisation, intakes of Ca, Mg and K were not significantly associated with subsequent mortality...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Cardioprotective medication use and risk factor control among US adults with unrecognized myocardial infarction: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:47-55. 2013
    ..The prevalence of cardioprotective medication use and blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control among individuals with UMI is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Blood pressure measurement device, number and timing of visits, and intra-individual visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:744-50. 2012
    ..001) and with automated vs manual devices (P<.001). In summary, number and timing of visits and device used to measure blood pressure influence VVV and need to be considered when designing, interpreting, and comparing studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid and heart failure in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 230K, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 108:1300-6. 2012
    ..In conclusion, these data do not support our hypothesis that 18 : 3n-3 and 18 : 2n-6 are associated with HF. However, these results may not be generalisable to populations with higher intakes of 18 : 3n-3...
  7. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and incidence of heart failure in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:414-8. 2011
    ..We therefore examined the association between coffee consumption and HF hospitalization or mortality in women...
  8. pmc Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and incidence of heart failure events: a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:65-71. 2010
    ..The authors therefore assessed whether dietary GI and GL were associated with rates of HF events...
  9. pmc Fatty fish, marine omega-3 fatty acids and incidence of heart failure
    E B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 39294, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:587-94. 2010
    ..We examined the association of fatty fish and marine omega-3 with heart failure (HF) in a population of middle-aged and older women...
  10. pmc Dietary glycaemic index, dietary glycaemic load and incidence of myocardial infarction in women
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 230K, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Br J Nutr 103:1049-55. 2010
    ..91, 1.58, P-trend = 0.22), and the RR comparing top to bottom quartile of dietary GL were 1.45 (95 % CI 0.93, 2.25, P-trend = 0.16). There were no statistically significant associations of dietary GI or GL with MI in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load and mortality among men with established cardiovascular disease
    E B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:552-7. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that diets with higher GI and GL are associated with increased mortality in men with established cardiovascular disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older Swedish men
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1521-6. 2007
    ..In women, dietary glycemic index (GI) and dietary glycemic load (GL) have been associated with cardiovascular disease; in men, however, the evidence for an association is weaker...
  13. pmc HbA1c measured in stored erythrocytes and mortality rate among middle-aged and older women
    E B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 375 Longwood Avenue, MS 443, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetologia 51:267-75. 2008
    ..We examined the association between HbA1c measured in stored erythrocytes and mortality rate in women with and without diabetes...
  14. doi request reprint Low hemoglobin A1c and risk of all-cause mortality among US adults without diabetes
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:661-7. 2010
    ..Among individuals without diabetes, elevated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, but the literature is sparse regarding the prognostic importance of low HbA1c...
  15. pmc Relation of consistency with the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet and incidence of heart failure in men aged 45 to 79 years
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1416-20. 2009
    ..006). In conclusion, greater consistency with the DASH diet was associated with lower rates HF events in men aged 45 to 79 years...
  16. doi request reprint Relationships between metrics of visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure
    E B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 27:589-93. 2013
    ..d., SDIM, CV), one of the metrics of variability between consecutive visits (SV, ARV), and one or more of the metrics of extreme values at a single visit (maximum, peak size, trough size)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and total carbohydrate intake in 141 Swedish men
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:548-53. 2007
    ....
  18. pmc Fish consumption, marine omega-3 fatty acids, and incidence of heart failure: a population-based prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1495-500. 2009
    ..We therefore conducted a population-based, prospective study of 39 367 middle-aged and older Swedish men...
  19. pmc Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:851-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that diets consistent with the DASH diet would be associated with a lower incidence of heart failure (HF)...
  20. pmc Adiposity and incidence of heart failure hospitalization and mortality: a population-based prospective study
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:202-8. 2009
    ..Obesity is associated with heart failure (HF) incidence. We examined the strength of the association of body mass index (BMI) with HF by age and joint associations of BMI and waist circumference (WC)...
  21. pmc Prevalent cocaine use and myocardial infarction
    Stella Aslibekyan
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:966-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, these data support a substantial association between cocaine use and MI; the temporal trend in cocaine use may increase the occurrence of MI, particularly in younger populations...
  22. pmc Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, blood lipids, and C-reactive protein
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Metabolism 57:437-43. 2008
    ..24, and TG = 13 mg/dL). Differences in blood lipids and CRP between extreme quintiles of dietary GI and GL were small, but may translate into a clinically meaningful difference in cardiovascular risk...
  23. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and child overweight: systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:201-10. 2008
    ..Perform a systematic review of studies reporting on the association between maternal prenatal cigarette smoking and child overweight...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of oral magnesium supplementation on glycaemic control in Type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized double-blind controlled trials
    Y Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabet Med 23:1050-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the evidence on the effect of oral magnesium supplementation on glycaemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  25. pmc Chocolate intake and incidence of heart failure: a population-based prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women
    Elizabeth Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:612-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between chocolate intake and incidence of heart failure (HF)...
  26. pmc Renal function predicts survival in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Elizabeth Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:88-94. 2009
    ..Among patients with acute ischemic stroke, impaired kidney function has been shown to increase the mortality risk, but the shape of this relationship has not been evaluated in detail...
  27. pmc Effects of myostatin deletion in aging mice
    Michael R Morissette
    Cardiovascular Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Aging Cell 8:573-83. 2009
    ..These results suggest that clinical interventions designed to inhibit skeletal muscle mass loss with aging could have beneficial effects on other organ systems as well...