K M Prestwood

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effects of raloxifene and estrogen on bone in postmenopausal women
    K M Prestwood
    Center on Aging and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2197-202. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for the management of osteoarthritis in older adults
    Karen M Prestwood
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:465-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultralow-dose micronized 17beta-estradiol and bone density and bone metabolism in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen M Prestwood
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    JAMA 290:1042-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone density in healthy older men with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M492-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of intramuscular and transdermal testosterone on bone turnover, prostate symptoms, cholesterol, and hematocrit in men over age 70 with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    Endocr Res 26:153-68. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in healthy, older men and women
    Michele Iannuzzi-Sucich
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M772-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Bone health and aging: implications for menopause
    Faryal S Mirza
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 33:741-59. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in older men and women
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:481-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in urinary excretion of helical peptide during therapy for osteoporosis in older adults
    Pamela Taxel
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Clin Chem 50:747-50. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of calcium loading with calcium citrate or calcium carbonate on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:290-4. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Exploratory Program Grant for Frontier Medicine
    Karen Prestwood; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effects of raloxifene and estrogen on bone in postmenopausal women
    K M Prestwood
    Center on Aging and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2197-202. 2000
    ..Thus, raloxifene is an alternative to CEE for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for the management of osteoarthritis in older adults
    Karen M Prestwood
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:465-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultralow-dose micronized 17beta-estradiol and bone density and bone metabolism in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen M Prestwood
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    JAMA 290:1042-8. 2003
    ..Estrogen therapy is known to prevent osteoporosis, but studies have shown that conventional doses increase adverse events. Whether lower doses, one quarter of standard treatment, prevent bone loss is not known...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone density in healthy older men with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M492-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the predictors of bone mass ill healthy older men with low testosterone levels but without symptomatic osteoporosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of intramuscular and transdermal testosterone on bone turnover, prostate symptoms, cholesterol, and hematocrit in men over age 70 with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    Endocr Res 26:153-68. 2000
    ..8 +/- 0.9 ng/dl following treatment. Cholesterol profiles were also not affected by either transdermal or intramuscular testosterone. Similarly hemoglobin and hematocrit remained unchanged in men receiving either testosterone preparation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in healthy, older men and women
    Michele Iannuzzi-Sucich
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M772-7. 2002
    ..Sarcopenia refers to the loss of skeletal muscle mass with age. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of sarcopenia in a population of older, community-dwelling research volunteers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bone health and aging: implications for menopause
    Faryal S Mirza
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 33:741-59. 2004
    ..This article reviews the use of low-dose estrogen to promote bone health in postmenopausal women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in older men and women
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:481-6. 2003
    ..Recommendations for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis based on bone mineral density score published by the World Health Organization and the National Osteoporosis Foundation are outlined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in urinary excretion of helical peptide during therapy for osteoporosis in older adults
    Pamela Taxel
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Clin Chem 50:747-50. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of calcium loading with calcium citrate or calcium carbonate on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:290-4. 2004
    ..05). Calcium citrate decreased markers of bone resorption significantly more than calcium carbonate in postmenopausal women, although no differences in their effects in calcium excretion or PTH were detected...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of ultra-low-dose estrogen therapy on muscle and physical function in older women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1973-7. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of ultra-low-dose hormone therapy on muscle mass and physical function in community-dwelling women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
    Karen M Prestwood
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 4:31-41. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on lipids and vascular reactivity in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M460-5. 2002
    ..Similarly, clinical studies suggest that testosterone may be vasodilatory, but few studies have directly evaluated the effects of testosterone on vascular tone...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on cognitive function and health perception in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M321-5. 2002
    ..Many men older than 50 years have bioavailable testosterone levels below the reference range for young adult men. The impact of the decreased androgen levels on cognition and health perception has received little attention...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of different doses of micronized 17beta-estradiol on C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and lipids in older women
    Karen M Prestwood
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, 265 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:827-32. 2004
    ..25 mg/day, 0.5 mg/day, and 1 mg/day) of micronized 17beta-estradiol (E2) on C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and lipids, compared with placebo, in healthy older women participating in an osteoporosis study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on bone and muscle in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M266-72. 2001
    ..The impact of this on musculoskeletal health and the potential for improvement in function in this group with testosterone supplementation require investigation...
  17. pmc Soy proteins and isoflavones affect bone mineral density in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:234-42. 2009
    ..Few long-term, large clinical trials of soy as a means of improving bone mineral density (BMD) in late postmenopausal women have been conducted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low-dose estradiol alters brain activity
    Michael C Stevens
    Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Whitehall Building, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychiatry Res 139:199-217. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that estrogen may facilitate the efficiency of brain function during the performance of sustained attention tasks in post-menopausal elderly women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multicultural medication adherence: a comparative study
    Bertha Robbins
    Clinical Trials Unit, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:25-32. 2004
    ..The use of electronic monitors had a positive effect on adherence for the minority women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Editorial: The search for alternative therapies for menopausal women: estrogenic effects of herbs
    Karen M Prestwood
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4075-6. 2003

Research Grants1

  1. Exploratory Program Grant for Frontier Medicine
    Karen Prestwood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Theresa Smith) The effect of therapeutic touch on human fibroblast biology; and Project #4 (Dr. Susan Lutgendorf) Healing touch in advanced cervical cancer: immune effects and mechanisms. ..