Ana C Ricardo
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Adherence to a healthy lifestyle and all-cause mortality in CKDAna C Ricardo
Department of Medicine, ivision of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:602-9. 2013..Among general populations, a healthy lifestyle has been associated with lower risk of death. This study evaluated this association in individuals with CKD...
- Validation of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36) US Spanish and English versions in a cohort of Hispanics with chronic kidney diseaseAna C Ricardo
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Ethn Dis 23:202-9. 2013..Evaluate the reliability and validity of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36) in Hispanics with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
- Depressive symptoms and chronic kidney disease: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2006Ana C Ricardo
Medicine Nephrology, University of Illinois, 820 S Wood Street M C 793, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Int Urol Nephrol 42:1063-8. 2010..However, its relationship with earlier stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is less well known. In this study, we examined the association between depressive symptoms and CKD...
- Chronic kidney disease in United States Hispanics: a growing public health problemClaudia M Lora
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
Ethn Dis 19:466-72. 2009..We review the epidemiology of CKD in US Hispanics, identify the factors that may be responsible for this growing health problem, and suggest gaps in our understanding which are suitable for future investigation...
- CKD in Hispanics: Baseline characteristics from the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) and Hispanic-CRIC StudiesMichael J Fischer
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 58:214-27. 2011..We compared baseline characteristics of Hispanic participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) and Hispanic-CRIC (H-CRIC) Studies with non-Hispanic CRIC participants...
- Cardiovascular disease among hispanics and non-hispanics in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC) studyAna C Ricardo
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2121-31. 2011..Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. The leading cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet little is known about its prevalence among Hispanics with CKD...
- Illicit drug use, hypertension, and chronic kidney disease in the US adult populationSanjeev K Akkina
Medicine Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
Transl Res 160:391-8. 2012..54), especially when used more during a lifetime (6-49 times; OR, 1.42; CI, 1.06-1.91). In a representative sample of the US population, illicit drug use was not associated with CKD, but cocaine users were more likely to have elevated BP...
- Recruitment of Hispanics into an observational study of chronic kidney disease: the Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study experienceClaudia M Lora
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:1238-44. 2012..9% to 71.4%). A strategy focused on primary care and nephrology clinics and the use of bilingual recruiters allowed us to overcome barriers to the recruitment of Hispanics with CKD...
- Sleep disturbances as nontraditional risk factors for development and progression of CKD: review of the evidenceNicolas F Turek
Sleep, Metabolism and Health Center, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7315, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 60:823-33. 2012..Sleep disturbances therefore may represent a novel risk factor for the development and progression of CKD. Optimizing sleep duration and quality and treating sleep disorders may reduce the severity and delay the progression of CKD...
- Fibroblast growth factor 23 and Inflammation in CKDJair Munoz Mendoza
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1155-62. 2012..This study tested the hypothesis that FGF23 is independently associated with inflammation in CKD...
- Association of census tract-level socioeconomic status with disparities in prostate cancer-specific survivalVincent L Freeman
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2150-9. 2011..We analyzed whether census tract-level socioeconomic status (SES) at diagnosis is a prognostic factor in men with prostate cancer and helps explain racial/ethnic disparities in survival...