Elsa Strotmeyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Potential explanatory factors for higher incident hip fracture risk in older diabetic adults
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 515, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2011:979270. 2011
  2. pmc Vitamin B12 and homocysteine levels and 6-year change in peripheral nerve function and neurological signs
    Kira Leishear
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:537-43. 2012
  3. pmc The relationship of reduced peripheral nerve function and diabetes with physical performance in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1767-72. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, bone mineral density, and fracture risk
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:429-35. 2007
  5. pmc Sensory and motor peripheral nerve function and lower-extremity quadriceps strength: the health, aging and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2004-10. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced peripheral nerve function is related to lower hip BMD and calcaneal QUS in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1803-10. 2006
  7. pmc Long-term retention of older adults in the Cardiovascular Health Study: implications for studies of the oldest old
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Room 515, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:696-701. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Middle-aged premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes have lower bone mineral density and calcaneal quantitative ultrasound than nondiabetic women
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Ave, Room 519, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:306-11. 2006
  9. pmc Greater adipose tissue infiltration in skeletal muscle among older men of African ancestry
    Iva Miljkovic
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 542, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2735-42. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is associated independently of body composition with BMD and bone volume in older white and black men and women: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1084-91. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa S Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Potential explanatory factors for higher incident hip fracture risk in older diabetic adults
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 515, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2011:979270. 2011
    ..04-1.10)) modified the fracture risk in diabetes (HR = 1.17 (95% CI: 0.87-1.57)). Diabetes was associated with higher hip fracture risk after adjusting for BMI though this association was modified by diabetes-related conditions...
  2. pmc Vitamin B12 and homocysteine levels and 6-year change in peripheral nerve function and neurological signs
    Kira Leishear
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:537-43. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether changes in B12 or Hcy levels are associated with longitudinal changes in peripheral nerve function and clinical neurological signs and symptoms...
  3. pmc The relationship of reduced peripheral nerve function and diabetes with physical performance in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1767-72. 2008
    ..Poor peripheral nerve function is prevalent in diabetes and older populations, and it has great potential to contribute to poor physical performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, bone mineral density, and fracture risk
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:429-35. 2007
    ..To review recent research on type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus, bone mineral density, and fractures and to identify high-priority research areas...
  5. pmc Sensory and motor peripheral nerve function and lower-extremity quadriceps strength: the health, aging and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2004-10. 2009
    ..To determine whether sensory and motor nerve function is associated cross-sectionally with quadriceps or ankle dorsiflexion strength in an older community-based population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced peripheral nerve function is related to lower hip BMD and calcaneal QUS in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1803-10. 2006
    ..Poor peripheral nerve function may directly affect bone...
  7. pmc Long-term retention of older adults in the Cardiovascular Health Study: implications for studies of the oldest old
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Room 515, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:696-701. 2010
    ..To describe retention according to age and visit type (clinic, home, telephone) and to determine characteristics associated with visit types for a longitudinal epidemiological study in older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Middle-aged premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes have lower bone mineral density and calcaneal quantitative ultrasound than nondiabetic women
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Ave, Room 519, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:306-11. 2006
    ..To determine whether middle-aged premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes had more self-reported fractures and lower bone mineral density (BMD) compared with nondiabetic women...
  9. pmc Greater adipose tissue infiltration in skeletal muscle among older men of African ancestry
    Iva Miljkovic
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 542, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2735-42. 2009
    ..Skeletal muscle fat has been identified as an important depot that increases with aging and may contribute to the development of diabetes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is associated independently of body composition with BMD and bone volume in older white and black men and women: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1084-91. 2004
    ..Diabetes predicted higher hip, whole body, and volumetric spine BMD, and lower spine bone volume, independent of body composition and fasting insulin...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nontraumatic fracture risk with diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in older white and black adults: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1612-7. 2005
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) and related complications may increase clinical fracture risk in older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and bone health
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Self Manag 25:11-2, 14. 2008
  13. pmc Risk factor associations with clinical distal symmetrical polyneuropathy and various neuropathy screening instruments and protocols in type 1 diabetes
    G Pambianco
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 91:e15-20. 2011
    ..To determine whether DSP and neuropathy-assessment instruments used by non-physicians have similar risk factors...
  14. pmc The assessment of clinical distal symmetric polyneuropathy in type 1 diabetes: a comparison of methodologies from the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Cohort
    G Pambianco
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:280-7. 2011
    ..The MNSI also had the highest negative predictive value (83%) and Youden's Index (37%) and currently presents the single best combination of sensitivity and specificity of DSP in type 1 diabetes...
  15. pmc Correlates of trabecular and cortical volumetric bone mineral density of the radius and tibia in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Kamil E Barbour
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1017-28. 2010
    ..An ascertainment of potential risk factors associated with trabecular and cortical vBMD may lead to better understanding and preventive efforts for osteoporosis in men...
  16. pmc Leukocyte Telomere Length Is Not Associated With BMD, Osteoporosis, or Fracture in Older Adults: Results From the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Jason L Sanders
    Medical Scientist Training Program, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:1531-6. 2009
    ..TL is not associated with BMD, osteoporosis, or fracture in older men or women in this sample...
  17. pmc Long-term function in an older cohort--the cardiovascular health study all stars study
    Anne B Newman
    Department ofEpidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:432-40. 2009
    ..To evaluate shared and unique risk factors for maintaining physical and cognitive function into the ninth decade and beyond...
  18. pmc Universal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) surveillance for adults at hospital admission: an economic model and analysis
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:598-606. 2010
    ..Although some have recommended universal surveillance for MRSA at hospital admission to identify and to isolate MRSA-colonized patients, there is a need for formal economic studies to determine the cost-effectiveness of such a strategy...
  19. pmc Diabetes mellitus and gait dysfunction: possible explanatory factors
    Jennifer S Brach
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1365-74. 2008
    ..Limited information regarding potential explanatory factors for this association exists. This study examined the association between diabetes and gait characteristics in older adults and explored potential explanatory factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Decreased muscle strength and quality in older adults with type 2 diabetes: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Seok Won Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pochon CHA University, Pochon, Korea
    Diabetes 55:1813-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, diabetes is associated with lower skeletal muscle strength and quality. These characteristics may contribute to the development of physical disability in older adults with diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Menstrual cycle differences between women with type 1 diabetes and women without diabetes
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1016-21. 2003
    ..To evaluate menstrual cycle histories among women with type 1 diabetes, their sisters, and unrelated control subjects without diabetes across all reproductive ages...
  22. pmc Prevalence and correlates of self-reported medication non-adherence among older adults with coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and/or hypertension
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:817-27. 2013
    ..Information about the prevalence and correlates of self-reported medication nonadherence using multiple measures in older adults with chronic cardiovascular conditions is needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Infant diet and type 1 diabetes in China
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:283-92. 2004
    ..Results suggest that infant milk and solid food intake are associated with type 1 diabetes in China. Prospective studies may determine how these dietary factors impact disease etiology, particularly for at-risk-populations...
  24. pmc Regional adiposity and risk for coronary artery disease in type 1 diabetes: does having greater amounts of gluteal-femoral adiposity lower the risk?
    Christina M Shay
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:288-95. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that the degree of gluteal-femoral adiposity may be inversely associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) risk; however, this association has not been evaluated in type 1 diabetes (T1D)...
  25. pmc Correlates of use of antifracture therapy in older women with low bone mineral density
    Kathryn M Ryder
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:636-41. 2006
    ..Guidelines exist for treatment of low bone mineral density (BMD). Little is known about patient characteristics associated with use of treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and the risk of nontraumatic fractures in patients with diabetes: in reply
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Arch Intern Med 166:1043. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Knee extension strength cutpoints for maintaining mobility
    Todd M Manini
    Institute on Aging, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:451-7. 2007
    ..To identify levels of knee extensor strength that are associated with high and low risk of incident severe mobility limitation (SML) in initially well-functioning older adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Accelerated loss of skeletal muscle strength in older adults with type 2 diabetes: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Seok Won Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pochon CHA University, Pochon, Korea
    Diabetes Care 30:1507-12. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate longitudinal changes of muscle mass and strength in community-dwelling older adults with and without type 2 diabetes...
  29. pmc Thiazolidinedione use and bone loss in older diabetic adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3349-54. 2006
    ..Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma by thiazolidinediones (TZDs) results in lower bone mass in mice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and bone loss at the hip in older black and white adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:596-603. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Risk of fracture in women with type 2 diabetes: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Denise E Bonds
    M P H, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3404-10. 2006
    ..Some but not all studies have shown higher rates of fracture in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  32. doi request reprint Erythropoietin and polyneuropathy in older persons
    Fulvio Lauretani
    Tuscany Regional Health Agency, Florence, Italy
    Mech Ageing Dev 129:299-303. 2008
    ..Recent studies demonstrated that erythropoietin (EPO) have a number of non-erythropoietic effects including neuroprotection and vascular protection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and inflammation in older individuals: the health, aging and body composition study
    Nathalie de Rekeneire
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1902-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association of inflammation with hyperglycemia (impaired fasting glucose [IFG]/impaired glucose tolerance [IGT]) and diabetes in older individuals...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and incident depressive symptoms among 70- to 79-year-old persons: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Cinzia Maraldi
    Institute on Aging, University of Florida, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1137-44. 2007
    ..The causal mechanisms and temporal sequence of this association have not been clearly delineated. This study investigated the prospective relationship between DM and depressive symptoms...
  35. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-(IGF)-axis, inflammation, and glucose intolerance among older adults
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 11375, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 18:166-73. 2008
    ..We did not confirm prior associations of low IGF-I with glucose intolerance in this cohort of older individuals...
  36. pmc Diabetic neuropathy in older adults
    Aaron I Vinik
    Strelitz Diabetes Institutes, Department of Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 855 West Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:407-35, v. 2008
    ..Ultimately agents that address large fiber dysfunction will be essential to reduce the gross impairment of quality of life and activities of daily living that neuropathy visits older people who have diabetes...
  37. pmc Diabetes-related complications, glycemic control, and falls in older adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:391-6. 2008
    ..We determined whether diabetes-related complications or treatments are associated with risk of falls in older diabetic adults...

Research Grants4

  1. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Peripheral Nerve Function Decline in an Aged Cohort
    Elsa S Strotmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....