Cora Elizabeth Lewis
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Longitudinal association of body mass index with lung function: the CARDIA studyBharat Thyagarajan
Dept of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Respir Res 9:31. 2008..Lung function at the end of life depends on its peak and subsequent decline. Because obesity is epidemic in young adulthood, we quantified age-related changes in lung function relative to body mass index (BMI)...
- QTLs of factors of the metabolic syndrome and echocardiographic phenotypes: the hypertension genetic epidemiology network studyAldi T Kraja
Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
BMC Med Genet 9:103. 2008....
- The INSIG2 rs7566605 genetic variant does not play a major role in obesity in a sample of 24,722 individuals from four cohortsJan Bressler
Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMC Med Genet 10:56. 2009..The combined study sample is comprised of 24,722 white, African-American, and Mexican-American participants...
- An investigation of the effects of lipid-lowering medications: genome-wide linkage analysis of lipids in the HyperGEN studyJun Wu
Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8506, 4444 Forest Park Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
BMC Genet 8:60. 2007..We propose an empirical method to adjust lipid levels for medication effects so that the adjusted lipid values substitute the unmedicated lipid values in the genetic analysis...
- Sex-specific findings from a genome-wide linkage analysis of human fatness in non-Hispanic whites and African Americans: the HyperGEN studyC E Lewis
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
Int J Obes (Lond) 29:639-49. 2005..To conduct a full genome search for genes potentially influencing two related phenotypes: body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) and percent body fat (PBF) from bioelectric impedance in men and women...
- Weight gain continues in the 1990s: 10-year trends in weight and overweight from the CARDIA study. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young AdultsC E Lewis
Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35205, USA
Am J Epidemiol 151:1172-81. 2000..Secular trends for weight gain are continuing in CARDIA, but the magnitude of weight gain differed among the four race-sex groups...
- Ten-year changes in smoking among young adults: are racial differences explained by socioeconomic factors in the CARDIA study?C I Kiefe
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave S, MT 700, Birmingham, AL 35205 4785, USA
Am J Public Health 91:213-8. 2001..This study investigated whether socioeconomic factors explain racial/ethnic differences in regular smoking initiation and cessation...
- Inverse relationship of urinary cyclic GMP to blood pressure reactivity in the CARDIA study: vasodilatory regulation of sympathetic vasoconstriction. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young AdultsJ H Markovitz
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35205, USA
Psychosom Med 60:319-26. 1998....
- Regional disparities in the incidence of elevated blood pressure among young adults: the CARDIA studyC I Kiefe
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Preventive Medicine, and Birmingham VA Medical Center, 35205 4785, USA
Circulation 96:1082-8. 1997..Within the United States, little is known about regional disparities in blood pressure (BP), their changes over time, or explanations for their existence...
- Prevention Conference VII: Obesity, a worldwide epidemic related to heart disease and stroke: Group II: age-dependent risk factors for obesity and comorbiditiesSachiko T St Jeor
Circulation 110:e471-5. 2004